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Windmill Park

200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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June 2011

Coming soon: Orange City’s Got Talent!

June 9, 2011 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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ORANGE CITY – June 9 is the day. Windmill Park is the place. It's Orange City's Got Talent! Local performers of all ages may audition to be part of the upcoming talent show. Auditions will be held May 31, June 1 and 2, for the June 9 performance. Starting May 2, audition appointments can be made by calling 737-4208 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Each group or individual auditioning must have two pieces prepared, each four…

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Local talent to take the stage

June 9, 2011 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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ORANGE CITY— Singing, dancing, juggling, dog whispering? Come to Windmill Park Thursday, June 9 for the next event in the Onstage Orange City series: “Orange City’s Got Talent.” Auditions have been held, and the top talent has been selected from Orange City and beyond. Be ready for a great evening! Masters of Ceremony for the evening will be Lois Estell and Laird Edman. The 10 performers include vocalists, a break-dancer, and unicyclist/ jugglers. Prizes will be awarded to top performers.…

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South Dakota Jazz Orchestra, Frank Sinatra impersonator coming to Orange City

June 16, 2011 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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ORANGE CITY – “Come fly with me, let's fly, let's fly, pack up, let's fly away” back to the era of Frank Sinatra. The South Dakota Jazz Orchestra will be performing at Onstage Orange City Thursday, June 16. This 18-piece big band has prepared a variety of jazz selections from jazz masters such as Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Oliver Nelson and Stan Kenton. Joining them for the event is Frank Sinatra impersonator, Steve Shininger of Omaha, for a recreation of…

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Music, Art and Ice Cream in Windmill Park

June 30, 2011 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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ORANGE CITY – Toy Story. Up. Cars. And Phantom of the Opera. Music from Pixar movie classics and from Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom of the Opera will all be part of the Orange City Area Community Band's performance Thursday, June 30 at 7 p.m. at Windmill Park, Orange City. But it's not just music Thursday. Come at 6 p.m. for the Orange City Arts Council's annual ice cream social, featuring two-dip sundaes with hot fudge and butterscotch toppings, plus banana…

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July 2011

Rockin’ Jake to return to Orange City

July 7, 2011 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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ORANGE CITY – The Rockin' Jake Band wowed the crowd in Orange City last summer, so they're coming back. They're part of the Onstage Orange City series, performing in Windmill Park at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 7.   Rockin' Jake plays harmonica like you've never heard before. Jake – Lawrence Jacobs – is a five-time winner of Off Beat Magazine's "Best of the Beat," for best harmonica player.   Originally from the East Coast, Jake was hit early by the…

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Concert to feature Tom Forkenbrock and the Orange City Area Community Band

July 14, 2011 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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ORANGE CITY – Tom Forkenbrock is returning to Orange City to perform with the Onstage Orange City series Thursday, July 14.   Forkenbrock, who played trumpet with the U.S. Army Band for nine years, will solo at the 7 p.m. concert with the Orange City Area Community Band. Featured will be Forkenbrock in Chuck Mangione's "Land of Make Believe" and Ed Huckeby's "Intrada, Recitative and Rondo."   The Orange City native graduated from M-OC High School in '82, then enlisted…

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The SchoolHouse Company to present Shakespeare in the park

July 21, 2011 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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ORANGE CITY – Shakespeare in the park – that's what's on the schedule for Onstage Orange City July 21.   The SchoolHouse Company is in charge – a theatre troupe founded in '08 by recent Northwestern College theatre grads. Their show in Windmill Park Thursday, July 21 is "The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged)."   It's "high-speed hilarity," said Lindsay Westerkamp of The SchoolHouse Company, "an outrageous distillation of the Bard's timeless words."   It's an hour-long show, including comical,…

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Pet Costume Contest and Orange City Area Community Band featured July 28

July 28, 2011
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States

ORANGE CITY – Onstage Orange City continues July 28 with a pet costume contest and the Orange City Area Community Band performing everything from John Lennon and Paul McCartney to Louis Armstrong and Irving Berlin. It is music in Windmill Park again, on Thursday nights.   Revival Animal Health of Orange City is the sponsor of the event. All pets and pet owners are invited to attend, with the pet costume contest beginning at 6:30 p.m. The prizes will be…

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August 2011

88improv to perform in Orange City August 4

August 4, 2011 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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ORANGE CITY – The Omaha-based comedy ensemble, 88improv, will perform in WIndmill Park in Orange CIty Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. It's the next in free entertainment on Thursday nights – Onstage Orange City.   The 88improv four describe their work as "hilarious unscripted improv comedy." All former Northwestern College theatre students, Steve Hydeen, Nate Schoenfeld, Sarah Kennedy and Tim Schoenfeld began 88improv with a performance at the Stage Right coffee shop in Omaha. Now they do Tuesday evening shows…

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Folk traditions: Indiana musicians to perform for Onstage Orange City

August 11, 2011 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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  ORANGE CITY – Grey Larsen and Cindy Kallet will bring their Irish flute, tin whistle, guitar and more to Orange City Thursday, August 11 for an evening of original and traditional tunes rooted in folk traditions of America, Ireland and Scandinavia.   Sponsor of the evening is Klay Law Firm.   Indiana musicians Kallet and Larsen perform everything from traditional Irish music, Scandinavian fiddle duets and old-time guitar tunes to their own vibrant new music. Most of their music…

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May 2012

2012 Onstage Orange City to begin May 30

May 30, 2012
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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ORANGE CITY – Kelley Hunt, Lionel Young, Blame Sally, Brother Trucker and Bella Ruse are all part of the line-up for Onstage Orange City 2012.   The Orange City Arts Council has announced its schedule for shows in Orange CIty's Windmill Park for the upcoming summer season.   The series will feature 13 Wednesday nights of entertainment, beginning with May 30 and the Lionel Young Band from Boulder, CO, a double-winner of the International Blues Challenge.   Other artists include…

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June 2012

Festival Latino! Music, dance & food June 6

June 6, 2012
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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ORANGE CITY – It's a celebration! Festival Latino is scheduled for Wed. June 6 at Orange City's Windmill Park, part of the Onstage Orange City series.   The fun begins at 5:00pm with many free activities: arts and crafts, face and nail painting, bingo/ loteria and a bouncy castle. Planned also are music, puppets, stories, and dance lessons.   All budding artists are welcome to enter the piñata design contest. Bring your homemade piñata at 5:00pm, including a string for…

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August 2012

Ben Steneker, father of Dutch country music, to perform in Orange City

August 25, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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ORANGE CITY – Ben Steneker, country music star from the Netherlands, is doing a show in Orange City Saturday, Aug. 25.   The free performance is at Windmill Park at 7 p.m.   Steneker, dubbed "the godfather of Dutch country," introduced country music to the Netherlands. This native of Friesland began his career over 50 years ago, after winning talent contests, then recording a single that made number four in the Dutch Hit Parade.   In '81 he was invited…

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May 2013

Festival Latino 2013 in CITY HALL

May 29, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Festival Latino 2012 (photo courtesy of Sioux County Capital-Democrat) May 29: Festival Latino   Onstage Orange City 2013 begins on May 29 with Festival Latino, to be held in Orange City's town hall (because of threatening weather). The fun begins at 5:00pm with lots of activities: face painting, bingo, soccer challenge, cooking class, dance, Zumba, music, piñata design contest and more!  Mexican food will be sold. At 7:00pm, Mariachi Luna y Sol of Omaha takes the stage. Click here for…

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2013 Onstage Orange City line-up announced

May 29, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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ORANGE CITY – Blues, polka, funk, jazz and barbershop harmony are all part of the line-up for Onstage Orange City 2013.   The Orange City Arts Council has announced its schedule of shows in Orange City's Windmill Park for the upcoming summer season.   The series will feature 13 Wednesday nights of entertainment, beginning with Festival Latino on May 29. It will be the second annual Festival Latino, following last year's successful event, and including food, dance, music and activities…

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August 2014

Onstage Orange City: Tuey Wilson

August 20, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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ORANGE CITY – "I think he’s nuts. Or he’s one of the X-Men and does this show to pass the time." That’s Tuey Wilson’s favorite quote from a fan. This comic stunt juggler from St. Cloud is bringing his nuttiness in Orange City’s Windmill Park Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 7:00pm. Wilson’s show is part of the Orange City Arts Council’s Onstage Orange City series. Sponsors are Diamond Vogel Paint and Four-Way Roofing of Alton. Wilson grew up skiing, skateboarding and…

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July 2015

Onstage Orange City: Kelley Hunt brings blues, roots & gospel July 1

July 1, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Beloved Blues Singer Kelley Hunt Returns to Orange City for Free Outdoor Concert Back by Popular Demand, Kelley Hunt and Her Band Bring Blues, Roots and Gospel Music to Northwest Iowa Singer Kelley Hunt is bringing her soul-filled performance back to Orange City with a free concert in Windmill Park on Wednesday, July 1 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Hunt is a triple threat — attracting fans as she writes, arranges and plays her energetic, southern-style music. She performed with her band…

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Onstage Orange City: Orange City Area Community Band

July 8, 2015 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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ORANGE CITY – It’s the Orange City Area Community Band — taking the stage for its second concert of the summer on Wednesday, July 8. The show is part of the Onstage Orange City series, sponsored by Orange City Arts. The community band’s performance begins at 7:00pm at Windmill Park. The band features musicians from not only Orange City, but also Sioux Center, Hospers, Rock Rapids, Le Mars, Boyden and more. Percussionist Ashley Van Wyhe and her mom Susan, who…

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Onstage Orange City: Omaha Street Percussion

July 22, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Omaha Street Percussion, a creative drum corps, is bringing their beats to northwest Iowa on Wednesday, July 22 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Windmill Park in Orange City. The energetic, engaging and definitely unexpected percussion show -- the group performs solely on pots, pans, buckets, and trash cans! -- is free and open to the public. “We’re trained percussionists who played in high school and college, and we wanted to keep performing,” said Justin Fisher, director of Omaha Street…

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May 2016

Onstage Orange City May 18-21 at Tulip Festival

May 18, 2016 - May 21, 2016
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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MAY 18, 19, 20, 21: Usual Suspects, Riverblenders Chorus, Now Serving 7, Bella Ruse. Tulip Festival begins the summer shows in Windmill Park! Wednesday, May 18 at 6:00pm: OC’s own Usual Suspects. Thursday, May 19 at 7:30pm: Mankato Riverblenders Barbershop Chorus. Friday, May 20 at 7:30pm:  Now Serving 7, electro-coustic pop/rock. Saturday, May 21 at 7:30pm: Bella Ruse, “stunningly beautiful minimal rock.” Orange City’s own Usual Suspects will perform on Wednesday night, May 18 during the Tulip Festival Cruise-in Car…

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June 2016

Onstage Orange City June 8: Awful Purdies

June 8, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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ORANGE CITY — Banjo. Accordion. Mandolin. Bass. Guitar. Cello. Washboard. The Awful Purdies all-female quintet is bringing all that and more to Orange City for a free concert Wednesday, June 8, at 7 p.m. in Windmill Park. The modern folk ensemble sings through styles ranging from the Andrew Sisters to Motown, weaving vocal harmonies and serving up a string-heavy sound. “We're deeply rooted in the American folk tradition, so that means that we are interested in crafting a story with…

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Onstage Orange City June 15: Orange City Area Community Band

June 15, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The June 15 concert in Orange City’s Windmill Park will open with a bright fanfare, Into the Clouds! by Richard Saucedo. And the Orange City Area Community Band concert will continue with classics, a soundtrack, a couple of marches and more. Conductor Dan Mangold, who directs the band at MOC-Floyd Valley Middle School and the full orchestra at MOC-Floyd Valley High, is excited about the music he’s found for this year’s series of community band concerts. Frank Ticheli’s Joy Revisited…

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Onstage Orange City June 22: The Cactus Blossoms

June 22, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Sibling harmony and retro-leaning country are reminiscent of the Everly Brothers. “Gorgeous harmonies, ageless sound.”—NPR  (Photo credit Alexander Thompson) thecactusblossoms.com The Cactus Blossoms, a musical duo known for their retro country sound and tight harmonies reminiscent of the Everly Brothers, will perform in Orange City Wednesday, June 22. The free concert at 7 p.m. in Windmill Park is part of this summer’s Onstage Orange City series. Currently on a national tour, Jack Torrey and Page Burkum are brothers from Minneapolis…

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July 2016

Onstage Orange City July 27: Orange City Area Community Band

July 27, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The Orange City Area Community Band will present its final concert of the summer Wednesday, July 27, at 7 p.m. in Windmill Park. The 40-member ensemble will perform a varied repertoire, including original works for concert band from the past and contemporary composers. Three marches will be part of the program: El Capitan, one of John Philip Sousa’s classic marches; The Florentiner March, by Julius Fucik; and Brighton Beach, by William P. Latham. Recent compositions include Among the Clouds by…

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August 2016

Onstage Orange City August 3: Salem Mass Choir

August 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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From Omaha’s Salem Baptist Church, this big choir from a big church reaches beyond the African-American community to all ethnic backgrounds. Nominated for a Grammy in ’78. A freewill donation will be collected for Salem Mass Choir & their ministry. Windmill Park at 7:00pm Rain location: Unity Knight Center Free, thanks to Orange City Arts and our sponsors, Ambank Insurance & American State Bank Orange City’s summer concert series will bring gospel music to the Windmill Park stage Wednesday, Aug. 3.…

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Onstage Orange City August 10: SchoolHouse Company MOVED TO KNIGHT CENTER

August 10, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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  THE SCHOOLHOUSE COMPANY SHOW, Radio Gals, has been moved to Unity Knight Center on August 10. The SchoolHouse Company presents RADIO GALS, sponsored by Revival Animal Health and Orange City Arts. “Radio Gals,” a musical about a small-town radio station in the 1920s, will provide an evening of entertainment in Orange City’s Windmill Park Wednesday, Aug. 10. The free 7 p.m. performance is part of this summer’s Onstage Orange City series and features a seven-member cast from the SchoolHouse…

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Onstage Orange City August 17: Midnight Pilot

August 17, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Members of the indie rock group Midnight Pilot will return to their northwest Iowa hometown for an Aug. 17 concert in Orange City’s Windmill Park. The evening will begin with a motorcycle show at 5pm and a hot dog meal beginning at 5:30, available for a freewill donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters. Midnight Pilot takes the stage at 7pm for a performance. At dusk, Orange City Parks and Recreation will present the family film “Inside Out.” After spending their…

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July 2021

Dueling Fiddles – July 7

July 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Windmill Park, 200 Central Ave. NW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Their love of sharing their music with others fuels their energy on stage, and they guarantee a concert where fans will walk away having enjoyed the music, energy, and virtuoso talent of
the Dueling Fiddles.

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