Please join us tomorrow morning, 5-9AM, as we broadcast live from Jack Barnhart's tree house in Pleasant Hill. Tour the treehouse, the gardens, the waterfall and the Tiki Hut! Take E. University to Pleasant Hill and turn south at the main intersection of E. University and North Hickory Blvd. Turn east on N. Walnut Dr. to Edgewood Lane. Go north on Edgewood Lane to 498 Edgewood Lane....it's a blue house. Look for the WHO Radio van in the driveway. Parking will be on the street. It's all free...Jack is anxious to how off his treehouse project of six years!
Dan Stevenson with Music Under The Stars was our special guest this morning just after the 7:30 news. The 68th year of Music Under The Stars gets underway this Sunday evening at 7PM-8:30PM on the Capitol lawn. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and enjoy homemade ice cream from Over The Top! In case of rain, the event will be at the Harmon Fine Arts Center at Drake University, 25th & Carpenter. For more information, go to www.starmusicdm.org.
Chris Kramer, Deputy Director of the Department of Cultural Affairs, and Leo Landis, Museum Curator of the State Historical Museum, were our special guests after the 8:30AM news. There is a new exhibit opening at the museum on June 27th called Hollywood in the Heartland. This exhibit features Iowa actors, Iowa theaters and Iowa films. During the grand opening on June 27th, Tom Arnold will be at the museum to talk to Iowans about the film industry and his career! Tom will be there at 10AM when the exhibit opens. For more information, go to www.IowaHistory.org.
Congratulations to Chef Andrew Kintigh of the Ankeny North Hy-Vee on winning his food category at the Supermarket Chef Showdown in Chicago! Andrew entered the Ethnic Meals Category and won with his Moroccan Style Chickpea and Kale Stew with Date Gremolata. Chef Andrew will give you the recipe at his Hy-Vee in Ankeny!
See you tomorrow in the tree!