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September 2019

Simply Circuits

September 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Free

Join us on Sunday, September 15th at 2pm for "Simply Circuits," a child-friendly, hands-on program presented by educators from the Putnam Museum! Simplicity is key when it comes to making electricity! Learn how simple circuits work in this electrifying class! This program is Free, but space is limited! Call 563-322-8844 or RSVP on Eventbrite.com to reserve a space for your child!

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9th Annual Fall Frolic Benefit Gala

September 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Outing Club, 2109 Brady St.
Davenport, IA 52803 United States
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$55

The German American Heritage Center and Museum presents the 9th Annual Fall Frolic Gala! One of our most anticipated events of the year, it will take place on Friday, September 20th from 5-8 PM at the Outing Club in Davenport, IA (2109 Brady St). Events will include a cocktail hour and a silent auction including handmade prizes and prizes donated by local businesses. An exquisite German dinner will be served for all of us to enjoy, as well as musical…

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Mighty Oak Scherenschnitte Workshops

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Keith Bonnstetter joins us on September 21st with the art of paper design cutting! Enjoy two Mighty Oak designs, one 2-D and the other 3-D, inspired by GAHC's 25th Anniversary. 2D Session: 10-11am | 3D Session: 11:30-1pm Members: $15 | Non-Members: $20 Members Only Deal: Both Sessions for $25 Space is limited and fills up fast. Reserve your spots today by calling us at 563-322-8844

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October 2019

Halloween Scherenschnitte Workshops

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Keith Bonnstetter joins us again on Saturday, October 5th with the art of paper design cutting! Enjoy two Halloween inspired designs, one 2-D and the other 3-D. 2D Session: 10-11am | 3D Session: 11:30-1pm Members: $15 | Non-Members: $20 Members Only Deal: Both Sessions for $25 Space is limited and fills up fast. Reserve your spots today by calling us at 563-322-8844

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Berlin: Before and After the Wall Fell

October 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Join us on Saturday, October 12th at 2pm for "Berlin: Before and After the Wall Fell" presented by Russell Baldner. Set in the context of pre- and post-World War Germany and the Cold War, the richly illustrated Berlin presentation features interpretive historical commentary and personal photography of Berlin and the infamous Berlin Wall in 1969 (eight years after the wall was erected), compared with many of the same, contrasting locations today. Also included are Sunday morning Gottesdienst (divine worship) at…

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Fall Basket Weaving Workshop

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Tracy is back with another Basket Weaving Workshop! Join us on Sunday, October 13th from 12-4pm for this basket weaving workshop, just in time for the fall season! Members: $40 | Non-Members: $45 Pre-Registration & Pre-Payment Required! Call 563-322-8844 or register on Eventbrite! Hurry, because space is limited!

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100 Year Anniversary of Germany’s “Freistaat Flaschenhals:” The Rhine Valley’s Free Republic of “Bottleneck”

October 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Join us on Saturday, October 19th at 2pm for a talk by Wolf and Linnea Koch about the 100-Year Anniversary of Germany's "Freistaat Flaschenhals" - The Rhine Valley's Free Republic of "Bottleneck." History is full of coincidences and accidents which may result in major consequences or none at all. This is the story of an insignificant bureaucratic mistake resulting in the declaration of a new republic inthe middle Rhine valley: World War I ended on November 11, 1918 with the…

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8th Annual Cheers & Biers: Beer Tasting

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 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 bring back our 8th annual Cheers and Biers home-brew beer tasting! Come and sample a wide variety of craft beers, German Glüwein, and more! There will be modern interpretations and even traditional German recipes spanning centuries! Home-brews will be provided by local craft brewers including MUGZ, REFS, The Powder Keggers, and Trade My Homebrew. Delicious soft pretzels and Jerry's Market brats will also be available for purchase! Live music will be provided…

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