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June 2018

Summer Historic Walking Tours

June 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Come enjoy our historic walking tour and learn about where German immigrants worked, lived, and created a community. The walking tour will share details of their personal lives, as well as notable architectural styles found throughout downtown and the Gold Coast. Tours meet at the center each Saturday at 10:30 and are $5/ticket. Bring your walking shoes and a water! Tours will be on Saturdays from June 2- Aug 25

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Summer Scherenschnitte Classes

June 30 @ 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 at the GAHC for another Scherenschnitte Snowflake cutting class! On June 30th, Keith will be teaching new 4th of July related patterns. There will be a 2D and a 3D class. Times and prices are as follows: 2D CLASS: 10- 11:00 AM 3D CLASS: 11:30-1 PM $15 MEMBERS $20 NONMEMBERS MEMBERS ONLY $25 FOR BOTH Space is EXTREMELY limited! RSVP at 563.322.8844

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Summer Historic Walking Tours

June 30 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Come enjoy our historic walking tour and learn about where German immigrants worked, lived, and created a community. The walking tour will share details of their personal lives, as well as notable architectural styles found throughout downtown and the Gold Coast. Tours meet at the center each Saturday at 10:30 and are $5/ticket. Bring your walking shoes and a water! Tours will be on Saturdays from June 2- Aug 25

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July 2018

Summer Historic Walking Tours

July 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Come enjoy our historic walking tour and learn about where German immigrants worked, lived, and created a community. The walking tour will share details of their personal lives, as well as notable architectural styles found throughout downtown and the Gold Coast. Tours meet at the center each Saturday at 10:30 and are $5/ticket. Bring your walking shoes and a water! Tours will be on Saturdays from June 2- Aug 25

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“Music,Motion, and Mindfulness: A 3D Journey to the Golden era of German- American Physical Training”

July 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Davenport native Ed Thomas, Ed.D. began practicing the art of Indian Clubs and harmonicas as a boy in the early 1950's. These historic forms of health training are still widely used in physical training, therapy, and even recommended to treat COPD,PTSD, and other illnesses. Join us as Dr. Thomas explains, demonstrates, and conducts the practical application of these two beautiful and powerful gifts given to the Quad Cities by the German Turners with his talk "Music,Motion, and Mindfulness: A 3D…

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The Art of Fermentation: Sauerkraut Workshop

July 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Fermentation is a safe, easy, and economical way to preserve food and create probiotic snacks & side dishes. Join Kristin Bogdonas, nutrition and wellness educator from the University of Illinois Extension, to learn more about lacto-fermentation, a brief history, and what you'll need to get started. There will be a live Sauerkraut making demonstration as well as some fermented food tasting. Resources and recipes will also be included. The Event will take place July 8th at 2Pm at the German…

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Summer Historic Walking Tours

July 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Come enjoy our historic walking tour and learn about where German immigrants worked, lived, and created a community. The walking tour will share details of their personal lives, as well as notable architectural styles found throughout downtown and the Gold Coast. Tours meet at the center each Saturday at 10:30 and are $5/ticket. Bring your walking shoes and a water! Tours will be on Saturdays from June 2- Aug 25

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Second Saturdays: Jack and the Beanstalk

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Come join us for fun German-inspired children’s activities from 1-2pm: Come by and learn the classic story of Jack and the Beanstalk, as well as grow your own beanstalk to take home! All Children and Students with ID get FREE ENTRY to the museum and the exhibits all day!

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Bruch’s First Violin Concerto: 150 Years Later

July 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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In May of 2018, Joshua Bell will visit the Quad Cities Symphony to perform one of the giants of the German Romantic repertoire, Max Bruch's First Violin Concerto. Augustana music professor and composer Jacob Bancks will visit the German American Heritage Center to walk us through this beloved work which premiered in 1868 in its revised and final form. A production of collaborating with virtuoso Joseph Joachim, the concerto provides an epic encounter with 19th century German musical ideals. Bancks…

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Summer Historic Walking Tours

July 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Come enjoy our historic walking tour and learn about where German immigrants worked, lived, and created a community. The walking tour will share details of their personal lives, as well as notable architectural styles found throughout downtown and the Gold Coast. Tours meet at the center each Saturday at 10:30 and are $5/ticket. Bring your walking shoes and a water! Tours will be on Saturdays from June 2- Aug 25

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