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March 2019

Easter Scherenschnitte Workshop with Keith Bonnstetter

March 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Spring will be sprung! Make your own Easter themed paper-cut snowflake with instruction from Keith Bonnstetter on Saturday, March 30th! Space is limited so be sure to reserve your spot ahead of time to create these beautiful snowflake designs! 2D Class 1:00-2:00 PM 3D Class 2:00-4 PM Members: $15 Non-Members: $20 Member's Only Special: Both Classes for only $25! Pre-registration and Pre-payment required. To register call (563) 322-8844 or email info@gahc.org

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Basket Weaving Workshop

March 31 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Tracy Welch returns to the GAHC for another basket weaving workshop! Each student will weave an 8x11 rectangular basket featuring a solid woven base, woven sides, round and dyed reeds, and handles on each side. All materials and tool will be supplied. This class is good for beginners and veterans alike! This workshop will occur Sunday, March 31st from 1-5PM. Cost: $40 for Members $45 for Nonmembers RSVP ONLY at 563.322.8844 SPACE IS LIMITED

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April 2019

Eiermarkt Spring Craft Fair 2019

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Our annual Eiermarkt Spring Craft fair is back! Come visit us and all of our local vendors to find some treats, goodies, and local crafts this Easter season! Admission is FREE! The Eiermarkt Spring Craft Fair will be on the 4th floor of the German American Heritage Center on Saturday, April 6th, 10-2 PM. See you then! Bis Später!

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Felted Eggs with Gisela!

April 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Gisela joins us once again to share her crafting skills in another hands-on workshop! Learn to felt dyed raw wool around Styrofoam eggs and make decorative Easter designs! Beginners welcome! Space is limited! Buy tickets today! Workshop in Sunday, April 7th, 2-4 PM at the GAHC. Members: $15 Non-Members: $20

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Willkommen Kaiserslautern! Open House

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Davenport Sister Cities & The German American Heritage Center invite YOU to meet and greet the delegation from Davenport's longest running Sister-city during the kick-off to 60 years in 2020! Tours, refreshments, and more! Join us for the FREE open house to the public and show your support for our sister city relationships in Germany and around the world! This open house will be at the German American Heritage Center on April 13th from 6-8PM. See you then! Bis später!

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Art Lessons to Go: Bauhaus Watercolors

April 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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The German American Heritage Center is excited to partner with the Figge Art Museum with their Art Lessons to Go program. For this FREE class, we will be focusing on the art of watercolors, using the artist Bengt Von Rosen as inspiration. To RSVP, simply order your tickets on Eventbrite. Each ticket is for a participant (so parents don't worry about counting yourself unless you want to paint as well). Space is limited! These lessons are for ALL AGES. Please…

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Holy Week Travelogue

April 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Another amazing trip with Blue Horizon Travel is around the corner for July 16- 25th, 2020! This time, we will explore “The Romantic Road and more on the way to the Passion Play”! An informational meeting on the stops, sights, and other locations will be presented at the German American Heritage Center on April 17th at 6:30 PM on the Fourth Floor. This informational meeting is FREE for those interested! Stops include Heidelberg, Rothenburg, Garmisch, Munich, and of course Oberammergau…

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Time to Ship Another Steer

April 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Author Bill Mueller joins us for a lecture on his newest book "Time to Ship Another Steer"! The talk will be on Saturday, April 27th, at 2PM at the German American Heritage Center. "Time to Ship Another Steer" is a book about growing up as one of eleven children on a sleepy farm in Wisconsin. Author Bill Mueller recounts his family's history and German lineage from their initial landing in 1890. Mueller's family is steeped with German history including many…

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Speaking on Prohibition in Eastern Iowa

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Prohibition was the period of time when it was illegal to manufacture, transport, or sell liquor in the U.S. This included Iowa. Why then, did many Iowa farmers turn to using their corn to produce liquor? Linda McCann joins us on April 28th from 2-4 PM at the German American Heritage Center to discuss this rebellious time in history for Eastern Iowa. Linda has spoken with the children of moonshiners and bootleggers and shares their memories. She will have specific…

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May 2019

Volkswagen Car Show

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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It's that time of year again for the annual Volkswagen Car Show at the German American Heritage Center on May 4th from 10 AM to 1 PM! Admission to the show is FREE! Join us for a fun-filled day of classic Beetles, Westfalia vans, kit cars and more! Come and see the history of one of Germany’s most iconic car brands right in our parking lot and enjoy a brat from our friends at Jerry’s Market! See you soon! Bis…

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