Summer 2013. All events, unless otherwise noted, are Wednesdays at 7:00pm in Orange City’s Windmill Park, with free admission.


May 29 – Festival Latino

The fun begins at 5:00pm in the ORANGE CITY TOWN HALL (because of threatening weather), with activities: face painting, bingo, soccer challenge, cooking class, dance, Zumba, music, piñata design contest & more! Mexican food will be sold. At 7:00pm, Mariachi Luna y Sol of Omaha takes the stage. For more info, click here.

Sponsors: CASA & Orange City Arts Council

June 5 – Orange City Area Community Band

Outstanding musicians from the region, directed by Carla Van Beek.

Sponsor: Iowa State Bank

June 12 – Lionel Young Band

CHANGE! Lil’ Brian & the Zydeco Travelers are unable to appear, so we’re privileged to bring back the fantastic Lionel Young Band!! First ever double winner, International Blues Challenge, ’08 & ’11. Distinctive brand of blues on the electric violin.

Sponsors: Quatro Composites™ & Diamond Vogel PaintLionelYoungBand

June 19 – Orange City’s Got Talent!

Impressive local talent, w/ OC Customer Appreciation Picnic. Interested in competing? Click here by June 6 for a sign-up form.
Sponsors: Orange City Area Health System & Four Way Roofing of Alton

June 28 – Terry Evans

Orange City's Got Talent! Winners of the Orange City area talent show were, first place, Amanda Haverdink (right), who dressed as Eponine in Les Miserables and sang On My Own; second place, The Acappellors (left): Drew Lemke, Amanda Vander Stelt, Travis Balt, Trevor McMahan, and Kory McMahan; and third place, dancer Andres Ortis Cantu (second from right). The third annual Orange City's Got Talent! was held June 19 at Windmill Park.

Orange City’s Got Talent!

With roots in Vicksburg MS, Terry Evans brings his dynamic soul & blues band from Los Angeles to OC.

Sponsors: Joe’s TV & Appliance and Fareway


July 4 – Old-fashioned 4th of July

Kids’ mini-carnival begins Thursday at 3:00: bouncy castle, face painting, dunk tank, an old-fashioned parade, & supper. At 6:00, Steve Russell & Kobi Shaw, In Capable Hands, present a fun comedy & juggling show. No program July 3.


Quatro Composites™ & Van Engelenhoven Agency


July 10 – Orange City Area Community Band

Another great community band concert.

Sponsors: Orange City Arts Council & the City of Orange City

July 17 – Malek’s Fishermen Band

One of the finest polka bands in the Midwest.  Learn to polka with experts!

Sponsors: Diamond Vogel Paint & Pizza Ranch Restaurant

July 24 – Orange City Area Community Band

Final show of 2013 for the popular area band.

Sponsors: Quatro Composites™ & Orange City Communications

July 31 – Funk Trek

Revival’s pet costume contest, followed by Funk Trek from Omaha, with their insuppressible groove & smooth blend of funk, jazz & experimental music.

Sponsor: Revival Animal Health

August 7 – Co’Motion Dance Theatre

Professional contemporary dance company from Ames – fun for everyone.

Sponsors: Northwestern Bank & Onstage OC Contributors

August 14 – Riverblenders Chorus.

A 35-voice barbershop chorus from Mankato. Early eve: motorcycle show & food. Dusk: OC Rec’s family film Wreck-It Ralph.

Sponsors: Community Bank of Alton & Orange City and OC Sanitation

August 21 – The SchoolHouse Company.

A family-friendly show performed by the outstanding, oft-requested theatre troupe that brought you The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.

Sponsors: CIVCO Medical Solutions & Quatro Composites™



June 6: Summer Suites. Music, theatre & sweet in three backyard gardens, featuring violinist Erika Hoogeveen, Andy Juhl & the Bluestem Players and more.

Beyond Onstage 2013-14: Doreen’s Jazz September 27, Ames Children’s Choir October 26, Le Vent du Nord November 10-16, Second City’s improv All-Stars February 13, Baladino March 23-29 and Cashore Marionettes April 8.


Onstage Orange City 2013.

Bring lawn chairs or blankets; refreshments will be available for purchase. Rain location: Orange City town hall or TBA. For rain info, check, Facebook or local radio. More info: Orange City Arts Council at 712.707.6514 or Schedule is subject to change.

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THANKS to our Onstage Orange City 2013 Contributors: Ag Partners, LLC; Big Brothers, Big Sisters; The Bike Store; Boonstra Kirby Co.; Pam Boonstra, Creative Memories Consultant; Casualty Insurance; Culligan of Sioux County; Curves; D & L Plumbing & Heating; De Zoete Winkel; Don’s Food Center; Art & Doris De Hoogh; Dove Christian Bookstore; Dutch Mill Corporation; David L. Gohman, OD; Hair Clinic; Headquarters for Hair; Joiner Family Dentistry; Kraai Furniture Carpet One; Motor Inn of Orange City; Neal Chase Lumber Co.; Fran & Bev Nieman; Leona Noteboom; Oolman Funeral Homes; Orange City Chiropractic; Rensink, Pluim & Vogel, Attorneys at Law; Mark & Lynnette Schuller; Brian & Kimberly Seligman; Siouxland Travel & Tours; Weber Law Office; Jan Wilbeck; Woudstra Meat Market, Amy & Dustin Vanden Hull; CASA, Hands Around the World, Bar-K Cattle, Natural Food Holdings, Bird House Rentals, Center Fresh Eggs, Fareway, Western Iowa Dairy Alliance, Al & Carol Kramer and the Orange City Arts Council.