Iowa's Simple Pleasures with Dan Kaercher
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 Dan Kaercher as he stops in Charles City to visit one of the few grass tennis courts in the U.S., learns about the Danish history of Elk Horn and Kimballton, enjoys a performance by a talented Iowa professional opera company in Indianola, and gets revved up at vintage motorcycle races in Davenport before taking a close-up look at an Anamosa motorcycle museum. [28 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Whether you’re a devoted fan, or just want to experience your first performance, head to south central Iowa to hear... 06:02
The golden age of motorcycle road racing spans 50-some years –starting back in the 1930s. Vintage cycles still race... 06:35
Join Dan as he lobs a few balls on one of the few grass tennis courts in the U.S. This one is just outside Charles City. 06:16
Dan goes to Elkhorn and Kimbalton to take in the history and tastes of Denmark and visits the Danish Immigrant... 06:24
Full Program: Join host Dan Kaercher as he stops in Charles City to visit one of the few grass tennis courts in the U.S., learns... 28:28
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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.
- Episode #506
- Harvester Golf Course, Redwood Steakhouse, South East Iowa Art Tour, Mason City (#505)
- Scenic City Empress Riverboat, Clay County Fair, Drake Restaurant, Jester Park (#504)
- Skydiving, Lake City, Bily Clock Museum, Broadbent Distillery (#503)
- Geocaching, Little Swan Lake Winery, Saturday in the Park, Augusta Restaurant (#502)