Posts With Keyword ‘TT 2010’

Tulip Toren Stage will Feature Variety of Entertainment

Posted: Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 at 6:19 am


Performances by the U.S. Air Force Service Band, Lynn Cooper and the Nadas will highlight another full schedule of entertainment at this year’s Tulip Time festival.

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Help Needed at Pella Historical Village During Tulip Time

Posted: Monday, April 26th, 2010 at 6:21 am

With the 75th Annual Tulip Time less than two weeks away, the Pella Historical Village is looking for help in greeting the many guests that will visit the village over during the three day festival.

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Wooden Shoe Dancing at Tulip Time Should Obliterate Record

Posted: Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 at 6:25 am


Efforts to set a World Record for people dancing in wooden shoes appear to have the record in the bag, but organizers are hoping to raise the bar yet again.

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Creative? Try Decorating Wooden Shoes!

Posted: Friday, April 16th, 2010 at 6:21 am

As part of the “75 Years of Klompen Tradition” theme at this May’s Tulip Time, there will be a wooden shoe decorating contest to begin the week leading up to the festival.

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The Tulips are Blooming! (Too Soon?)

Posted: Wednesday, April 14th, 2010 at 6:25 am


Many colorful blooms are starting to pop up around Pella, but is it too early for the tulips?

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Pella CVB Readies for Tourism Season

Posted: Tuesday, April 13th, 2010 at 6:27 am

With warmer weather already moving in, it’s time to prepare for tourism season in the city of Pella. Jill Vandevoort, Director of the Pella Convention and Visitors Bureau says her organization has been working hard to get ready.

“April is probably our busiest month here at the CVB as we’re following up and doing final details with motor coach tours that we maybe spoke to at trade shows in the past,” said Vandevoort. “As they’re finalizing their itineraries, it’s time for us to help them with their final details as well.”

Vandevoort says the CVB has also been working to keep Pella visible in various publications.

“One thing that we were able to do to add to the festivities this year was to work with travel writers and people that we’ve worked with in the past that have been kind enough to do pieces on our community,” said Vandevoort. “[That] will help keep Pella in the spotlight in different publications.”

Vandevoort adds that with fewer dollars available for tourism-related projects in the state, organizations like the Pella Convention and Visitors Bureau have to find more creative, low-cost ways to promote the community.

Early Registration Suggested for Klompen Classic 5k

Posted: Tuesday, April 13th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Area residents planning to take part in the Klompen Classic in Pella next month need to register by this Thursday to guarantee themselves a t-shirt for the event.

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Pella Historical Readies for Annual Tulip Showcase

Posted: Monday, April 12th, 2010 at 6:21 am


The Pella Garden Club is preparing for its 48th Annual Pella Tulips in Design Show, which takes place during Tulip Time.

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Wooden Shoe Dancers Receive Support from Council

Posted: Friday, April 9th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Pella Historical Society continues to promote the upcoming attempt to break a world record for dancers in wooden shoes at this year’s Tulip Time celebration.

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Tickets on Sale for Estes Concerts in Pella

Posted: Wednesday, April 7th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Tickets went on sale earlier this week for a pair of concerts in Pella featuring renowned vocalist Simon Estes.

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