Onstage Orange City 2014. All events, unless otherwise noted, are Wednesdays at 7:00pm in Orange City’s Windmill Park, with free admission.

 

May 28   Orange City’s Got Talent!

The ever-popular talent show. We want to experience YOUR talent! Sign up by May 12 at orangecityarts.net/octalent.

Sponsors: Orange City Area Health System & Quatro Composites™

Orange City's Got Talent! Winners of the 2013 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, 2013 at Windmill Park. The next OC's Got Talent! is May 28, 2014.

Orange City’s Got Talent!
Winners of the 2013 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).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 4  SongBlast

What’s better than two dueling pianos? Two interactive dueling guitars  and two “killer voices” delivering great songs from yesterday & today. youtube.com/watch?v=6j35sywokYo 

Sponsors: Joe’s TV & Appliance and OC Sanitation

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June 11  Watoto Children’s Choir

Original & vibrant music from Africa, with dance routines & life-transforming stories. Watoto is an advocate for the 50 million orphaned children of Africa. watoto.com/the-choir

Sponsor: Orange City Communications

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June 18 Summer Suites

In backyard gardens instead of the park. Three lovely gardens, wonderful sweets, exceptional performers: cellist Hannah McGarvey, storyteller Jim Schaap & ventriloquist Lisa Laird. 6:30pm. Advance tickets necessary; purchase from Dove Bookstore or OC Arts Council.

Sponsor: Orange City Arts Council

Hannah McGarvey

Hannah McGarvey

 

Lisa Laird and Lily

Lisa Laird and Lily

Jim Schaap

Jim Schaap

 

 

June 25    Orange City Area Community Band

A favorite of young & old! Featuring Tom Forkenbrock of Chicago, former trumpeter in the U.S. Army Band & ’88 Olympics.

Sponsors: Diamond Vogel Paint & Van Engelenhoven Agency

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July 2   Exit 113

From Des Moines, classic rock & roll with amazing vocals. “You’ll be blown away with their versatility… they do it all & do it well.” Wear your dancing shoes!

youtube.com/watch?v=JxVt4gKAPO4 

Sponsors: Northwestern Bank & Quatro Composites™

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Exit 113

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 9  Orange City Area Community Band

Another great community band concert, under the direction of Carla Van Beek. Come early for the Orange City community appreciation meal.

Sponsors: CIVCO Medical Solutions & Fareway

Orange City Area Community Band to perform, with director Carla Van Beek: Opening its 2013 season is the Orange City Area Community Band, under the direction of Carla Van Beek. The second show in the summer's Onstage Orange City series, the band will play marches, ragtime favorites and an Armed Forces Salute. The concert is Wed. June 5 at 7 PM at Orange City's Windmill Park. Sponsor is Iowa State Bank.

Orange City Area Community Band,  director Carla Van Beek

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 16  Festival Latino

The fun begins at 5:00pm with activities: face painting, fingernail painting, a kid’s zone with a clown and a bouncy castle, mural painting, a piñata design contest, and more! Mexican food will be sold. A Latino musical group will perform at 7:00pm.

Sponsors: Staples, Center Fresh Eggs, ViBella Jewelry & CASA

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July 23  Chris O’Leary

Revival’s pet costume contest, followed by Chris O’Leary’s 6-piece blues band from New York. 2011 Memphis “Blues Music Award”.

road-dawg.com/chris-o-leary 

Sponsor: Revival Animal Health

Chris O'Leary Band Chris O'Leary was lead singer for Grammy award-winner Levon Helm's band The Barnburners. And O'Leary and his six-piece band later won a blues music award in Memphis.  They'll bring the blues to the Windmill Park stage in Orange City in July.

Chris O’Leary Band
Chris O’Leary was lead singer for Grammy award-winner Levon Helm’s band The Barnburners. And O’Leary and his six-piece band later won a blues music award in Memphis. They’ll bring the blues to the Windmill Park stage in Orange City in July.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 30    Orange City Area Community Band

Some of the area’s top musicians: final concert of 2014. Guest conductor is Dan Mangold.

Sponsors: City of Orange City & Orange City Arts Council

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August 6  SchoolHouse Company

Our outstanding local theatre troupe presents You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown!

facebook.com/SHCTheater

Sponsors: Pizza Ranch Restaurant & Onstage OC contributors

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August 13  Monroe Crossing

“A unique sound that truly is bluegrass.” Carnegie Hall in June; OC in August! Early eve: food & motorcycle show. Dusk: OC Rec’s family film. monroecrossing.com 

Sponsors: Quatro Composites™ and Community Bank of Alton & Orange City

 

Monroe Crossing to perform August 13 Monroe Crossing, inducted into the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame in '07, is performing for Onstage Orange City in August. The Orange CIty Arts Council, with support from local businesses, sponsors the Wednesday night summer series in Orange City's WIndmill Park.

Monroe Crossing to perform August 13
Monroe Crossing, inducted into the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame in ’07, is performing for Onstage Orange City in August. The Orange CIty Arts Council, with support from local businesses, sponsors the Wednesday night summer series in Orange City’s WIndmill Park.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 20  Tuey Wilson

Comic stunt juggler. Family entertainment with a touch of danger!  Come early for the family safety fair, 3:30-6:30pm. tuey@tueywilson.com

Sponsors: Diamond Vogel Paint & Four-Way Roofing of Alton

Comic stunt juggler to be part of Onstage Orange City Tuey Wilson is fun, funny and skillful. "Those looking for wholesome laughs and incredible demonstrations of skill have found their Holy Grail in Tuey," said Juggle Magazine. He will perform as one of the Onstage Orange City shows to be held May 28 through August 27.

Comic stunt juggler to be part of Onstage Orange City
Tuey Wilson is fun, funny and skillful. “Those looking for wholesome laughs and incredible demonstrations of skill have found their Holy Grail in Tuey,” said Juggle Magazine.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 27  Amy Noelck

Songs of love, faith, heartbreak & hope. Concert at Northwestern College Green, not Windmill Park. Rain location: NWC Chapel. amynoelck.com

Sponsors: Iowa State Bank & Quatro Composites™

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Onstage Orange City 2014.

Bring lawn chairs or blankets; refreshments will be available for purchase. Rain location: Unity Christian Knight Center or TBA. For rain info, check orangecityarts.net, Facebook or local radio. More info: Orange City Arts Council at 712.707.6514 or ocArts@orangecityiowa.com. Schedule is subject to change.

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