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February 2018

Book Signing/ Meet and Greet w/ John Brassard Jr.

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Scott County is one of the oldest counties in Iowa. It is where the Blackhawk Treaty as signed and where the first railroad bridge across the Mississippi River was built. But Scott County has also been witness to many shameful deeds. Travel down Utica Ridge Road, where young Grace Reed paid the ultimate price for spurning the affections of a local farmer. Enter the bedroom of Margaretha Nehlsen, who poisoned her children with chocolate candies. Hear the tale of Harry…

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March 2018

Pysanky Ukrainian Easter Egg Workshop

March 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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The Eggheads will be hosting TWO classes at the German American Heritage Center; 9-12 PM & 1-4 PM. The art of Ukrainian Easter Eggs is the skillful technique of batik on eggshells. The eggshells are decorated with traditional Ukrainian folk designs using a wax-resistant method. Join us as The Eggheads engage in a hands-on activity! Ages 10+. Space is limited, find tickets below! For 9-12 PM tickets SOLD OUT For 1-4 PM tickets follow:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/1-4pm-pysanky-ukrainian-easter-egg-workshop-tickets-42760583055

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Felted Eggs with Gisela!

March 4 @ 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! Space is limited! Buy tickets today! Members: $15 Non-Members: $20

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Duffy Does Dr. Seuss

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Broadway and film actor Duffy Hudson int his fast paced romp through the most loved and classic works of Dr. Seuss. Watch,your favorite,beloved classics come to life as you have never seen before in this unique and lively 45 minute show. Guaranteed to warm your heart! Hear stories like: Horton Hears a Who And to Think I saw it on Mulberry Street The Sneeches The Zax The Big Brag. What Was I Scared of? Duffy will perform at the…

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Wine with Einstein!

March 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Returning to the GAHC is the award winning actor Duffy Hudson as Einstein! Enjoy an hour of wine tasting, snacks, and the enjoyable company of Einstein. Imagine as Albert Einstein explains the Theory of Relativity, in a FUN, EXCITING way, without mathematics or a knowledge of physics required! March 10th 6 PM Tickets Available online!

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Basket Weaving Workshop with Tracy!

March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join Tracey Welch from Basket Werks once again as she brings her basket weaving class to the GAHC. She will lead a hands-on class crafting a tote basket with 100% cotton shaker tape handles for you to take home. A variety of dyed patterns will be available for you to personalize your own tote. This class is suitable for beginners and experienced weavers alike! No supplies or skill required! The event will last from 12pm-3:30 pm on March 11th. Space…

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Easter Scherenschnitte Classes w/ Keith

March 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Keith Bonnstetter is back once again with two more classes! Craft a 2D or 3D Easter, or both, in this hands on workshop. Keith's classes are extremely limited and go fast, so buy your tickets quick! If interested, give us a call at 563.322.8844! March 17, 2018 2D Class:1-2 PM 3D Class: 2:30- 4 PM Members: $15 Non-Members: $20 Member's Only Special: Both Classes for only $25!

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A Handful of German-American Businessmen

March 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Speaker William Roba shares a portrait of fine Quad City German-Iowans who excelled in entrepreneurial enterprises. These businesses who help shape the economic landscape and help build a better Quad Cities. The talk is in conjunction with our newest exhibit "Butchers, Bankers, and Brewers: German Business in Davenport".

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Tiffany Window Immersion Tour to Dubuque

March 24 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The GAHC and our friends at First Presbyterian are teaming up for a special bus tour on Saturday, March 24th. We will start with a bus tour of historic Dubuque, setting the scene for the prosperity in the 19th century. It will be followed by a guided tour of St. Luke's Methodist Church. examining its Richardsonian design and home to the fifth largest collection of Tiffany Windows. Each window is unique and a church docent will share the significance of…

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Eiermarkt Spring Craft Fair

March 24 @ 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 for the craft fair! The Eiermarkt Spring Craft Fair will be on the 4th floor of the German American Heritage Center on March 24th, 10-2 PM. See you then!

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