Iowa's Simple Pleasures with Dan Kaercher
Downtown Des Moines, Glenn Miller Museum, Sioux City Musketeers Hockey, Galleria de Paco Restaurant (#401)
Join host Dan Kaercher in a fresh new season of fun Iowa adventures! In this episode, Kaercher checks out the Sioux City Musketeers hockey team, dines on unique food in Waterloo under an interpretation of the Sistine Chapel ceiling, visits downtown Des Moines, and takes note of a popular bandleader from the 1940’s in Clarinda [25 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Full Program: Rent a bike or go river boating in downtown Des Moines; check out the Midwest's fastest sport on ice in the... 20:48
Dan Kaercher sight-sees downtown Des Moines both with a bike-sharing program and on a sternwheeler riverboat that... 07:04
You don't have to travel to Rome to be inspired by the Sistine Chapel. Join Dan Kaercher in Waterloo, as he dines... 06:14
Host Dan Kaercher enjoys some high speed hockey action with fans at a Sioux City Musketeers game. 03:59
Full Program: Get a birds-eye of Iowa with some skydivers, visit the artisan community of Lake City where many aging buildings... 28:00
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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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Episode Features: 1) Scenic City Empress Riverboat – Iowa Falls 2) Clay County Fair 3) Drake Restaurant - Burlington 4) Jester Park - Granger Host Dan Kaercher explores Iowa activities and soaks... [27 minutes]
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Grass Tennis Court, Elk Horn, Kimballton, Indianola Opera, Antique Motorcycle Races, Motorcycle Museum (#501)
Episode Features: 1) Grass Tennis Court – Charles City 2) Elk Horn/Kimballton town profiles 3) Indianola Opera 4) Antique Motorcycle Races in Davenport and Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa Join host... [28 minutes]
Come along with host Dan Kaercher as he visits some western Iowa farms for lavender cookies and aronia berry wine, takes in the sights in one of Iowa’s oldest River communities, finds a bike to... [29 minutes]
1) Geocaching – SW Iowa 2) Little Swan Lake Winery – Superior, IA 3) Saturday in the Park – Sioux City, IA 4) Augusta Restaurant – Oxford, IA Host Dan Kaercher hits the trail to find outdoor... [26 minutes]
Episode Features: 1) Skydiving – Brooklyn, IA 2) Lake City town profile 3) Bily Clock Museum – Spillville, IA 4) Broadbent Distillery – Norwalk, IA Get a birds-eye of Iowa with some skydivers,... [24 minutes]
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)