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September 2017

Houdini Visits GAHC

September 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Houdini visits the German American Heritage Center to share with you his amazing story of magic, mystery, and death defying escapes. Learn about the man behind the magic as actor Duffy Hudson tells the story as Houdini himself. If you ever had a question for the famous escape artist, this is your chance to find out! After talking with Houdini, be sure to check out the center's temporary exhibit "Houdini: The Magic and Mystery"

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Ride the Rails with the GAHC: Boone Bus Trip

September 30 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm

CALL TO REGISTER NOW! 563-322-8844 Saturday, September 30th $140 Member, $150 Non Members Depart at 8:00 AM: Return at 10:45 PM Enjoy the Boone Scenic Valley Railroad & Museum, the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum, the Mamie Doud Eisenhower Birthplace, a round-trip train ride to an old coal mining town in a 1920's era coach class car, and a banquet-style meal at the Ox Yoke Inn in Amana Colonies. Participants must bring a sack lunch.

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October 2017

How to Travel to Germany as a Teacher

October 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Informational meeting that discusses opportunities for educators to travel to Germany to learn culture, language, and other humanities.   More information here: https://www.goethe.de/en/index.html

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Second Saturdays at the GAHC

October 14
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: - Crafting "Lebkuchen" Heart Necklaces All Children and Students with ID get FREE ENTRY to the museum and the exhibits all day!

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Cheers and Biers German Homebrew Beer Tasting

October 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Join us for a fun-filled evening of German style home-brews you can’t get anywhere else! Beer from our friends from MUGZ, The Powder Keggers, REFS, and Trade My Homebrew will be available to test, compare, and enjoy! 21+ Free Admission (At will donation!)

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Martin Luther: 500 Years of Protestant Reformation, Brand Marketing, and Mass Media

October 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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This presentation by Wolf Koch will review the beginnings of higher education outside the religious establishment and summarize the works of the early reformers Peter Waldo, John Wyclif and Jan Hus. It will discuss the printing of the Bible by Gutenberg in 1455, the first German Bible by Mantelin in 1466 and the impact of printing technology on the development of 15th century European culture. It will emphasize the unique events and outside influences that enabled Martin Luther to succeed…

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Katie Luther: The Woman Behind the Reformation

October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Barbara Kay will be presenting a 1st person costumed portrayal of Katie Luther and her role during the reformation that started 500 years ago. Discover the woman behind the reformation as she tells her story and answers questions from the point of Katie Luther herself. Join us again as Barbara Kay returns the next day to present on Anti-German sentiment during World War I!

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It Was a Crime to be German

October 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Barbara Kay joins us once again to present a costumed portrayal of a German- American Woman and what life was like for her during World War I. Anti-German Sentiment, even in Davenport, became rampant after the United States joined the war, and many friends and neighbors became hostile to one another. Barbara Kay will present on some of the experiences of those that found themselves in the crossfire. The program works in conjunction with the German American Heritage Center's exhibit 1917:…

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November 2017

Second Saturdays at the GAHC

November 11
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: - Crafting St. Martin's Day Lanterns All Children and Students with ID get FREE ENTRY to the museum and the exhibits all day!

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December 2017

Second Saturdays at the GAHC

December 9
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: - Crafting Clothespin Nutcrackers All Children and Students with ID get FREE ENTRY to the museum and the exhibits all day!

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