Iowa's Simple Pleasures with Dan Kaercher
Excellent Exhibitions (#307)
Tune in to see host Dan Kaercher climb the big treehouse in Marshalltown, see how a Kaleidoscope is made in Pomeroy and marvel at how matchsticks can be used to build model scale architectural wonders in Tama County. Dan also tours a buffalo ranch, a museum that boasts Iowa's agricultural heritage and another one that showcases teddy bears. [27 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Join Dan Kaercher as he learns there is more to a stuffed teddy bear than a "hug". Creation of some teddy bears has... 05:32
Ever wonder how things are made? Dan traveled to Calhoun County to witness the making of a kaleidoscope! Hosted... 06:28
Patience is a virtue as this Tama County artist will tell you – and his magnificent creations will marvel both... 05:40
Buffalo have inhabited the United States for over 100,000 years and are considered an American icon as Dan learned... 07:05
Think big, no, REALLY BIG! Dan’s stop in Marshall County will have you green with envy of a treehouse like no... 07:56
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Series Description: Dan Kaercher, founding editor-in-chief of Midwest Living magazine, travels Iowa in search of hidden treasures and out-of-the-way places for Iowans to visit and explore right here at home.
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These episodes of Iowa's Simple Pleasures with Dan Kaercher aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.
- Skydiving, Lake City, Bily Clock Museum, Broadbent Distillery (#503)
- Geocaching, Little Swan Lake Winery, Saturday in the Park, Augusta Restaurant (#502)
- Grass Tennis Court, Elk Horn, Kimballton, Indianola Opera, Antique Motorcycle Races, Motorcycle Museum (#501)
- Scott Country Special (#507)