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August 2017

Davenport Zither Ensemble Concert: Summer Hausmusik

August 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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The Davenport Zither Ensemble once again brings us the soothing sounds of the zither right to the German American Heritage Center for all to hear. The group will perform their concert on August 20th at 2 PM at the German American Heritage Center. You may recognize some tunes as both popular German and American songs will be heard. All are welcome to attend! Admission is free for members and $5 for visitors. The Zither Ensemble at the German American Heritage…

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September 2017
Free

Rozz Tox Movie Night: The Bloom of Yesterday

September 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Rozz Tox, 2108 3rd Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201 United States
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Join the German American Heritage Center and the Rozz Tox in a screening of the film " The Bloom of Yesterday". A very romantic comedy on the edge of the abyss: in the middle of the deepest life crisis, the Holocaust researcher Toto is assigned an assistant for the congress preparation - Zazie, of Jewish origin and with pronounced Teuto-phobia. The star guest of the congress, a famous actress, suddenly withdraws the promise and between Totos and Zazie's biographies bizarre…

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Fall Frolic Benefit Gala

September 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for German cuisine and entertainment as we support the educational exhibits and programs at the German American Heritage Center! Cocktail hour and silent auction begin at 5:00 with live entertainment beginning at 5:30 and dinner at 6:00. Tickets are only $55 per person! To reserve tickets, please call 563.322.8844

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Second Saturdays at the GAHC

September 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 Edelweiss Felt Hats All Children and Students with ID get FREE ENTRY to the museum and the exhibits all day!

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Portrayals of Luther: 500 Years of Struggle to Get It Right

September 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Martin Luther is one of the most-written-about people in all history. Widely diverging portrayals have taken shape, however, because he has been adored and reviled by writers across the centuries. Who is the real Martin Luther? Derek Nelson, a biographer of Luther, will present some of the many portraits of Luther by those who sought to seal his legacy and those who sought to overturn it. Join us at the German American Heritage Center as we celebrate 500 years of…

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The Story of Christopher August Mennicke

September 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Discover the life of  C.A. Mennicke and his work to expand the influence of German Lutheran churches in the Quad  Cities area. The talk will focus on Mennicke's surprising adventurous life as told through his documents. The presentation will be at the German American Heritage Center on September 17 @ 2 PM. Christopher was born in Germany in 1834 and came to the U.S. to study for the ministry.  He arrived in Rock Island in 1861 to serve German Lutheran congregations in Rock Island and Hampton.  By the time of his death, he had played a part in the growth of eleven churches.  Some of the events in his life included his missing passage…

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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

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! Admission is $20 for advanced tickets, $25 for tickets at the door. Call 562.322.8844 for advanced tickets

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