The Pella Opera House has announced a return to live entertainment in conjunction with the 86th Tulip Time Festival in May. During the three-day festival, the Pella Opera House will host several shows, as well as other amenities for guests of the celebration. On Thursday, May 6th and Friday, May 7th, they will host The Reluctant Pioneer at 10 a.m., which is the story of Maria Scholte and a one-woman production held by Beverly Graves. They will also have a Martini Huis and Great Hall Bar open from 1 to 8 p.m., with daily wristband purchases available for access and discounts. Carpenters Once More will perform both May 6th and 7th at 3 p.m., which is a tribute to The Carpenters in the historic theatre.
On Saturday, May 8th, Davis Folkerts performs on the 1928 Barton Theatre Organ at 10 a.m. in a program called “Tiptoe Through the Tulips.” The Reluctant Pioneer returns following that show at 10 a.m., with the Martini Huis and Great Hall Bar open from 1 to 10 that afternoon and evening. The Pella Opera House entertainment series concludes with the Central College Flying Pans Steel Band in the Historic Theatre at 3 p.m. on the 8th.
All event tickets are general admission and are available at the door or at the Pella Opera House website,.