THE EXCHANGE 5.20.22: Orange City Tulip Festival "Live from the Dutch-American Heritage Museum"
It’s Tulip-Time in Orange City, Iowa. Siouxland Public Media’s Mary Hartnett and Sheila Brummer took The Exchange on the road for a special live edition featuring the 81st Orange City Tulip Festival. They did their broadcast from the Dutch American Heritage Museum.
The celebration takes place every third week of May. The tradition started in 1936 to celebrate the community’s rich Dutch heritage.
The program featuring history, food, flowers, and more featured the following guests:
Sara Huyser – Dutch American Heritage Museum
Jenon Scallon – Tulip Festival Chair
Kathy Gabel – Co-owner Brad’s Breads and Bakery
Will Minnick – Northwestern student and lifelong volunteer
Dr. Jim Schaap – Dutch American Heritage Museum Board Member and host of Siouxland Public Media’s Small Wonders