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February 2019

QC Storm Anti-Valentines Hockey Game

February 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Another exciting game and opportunity to support the German American Heritage Center is coming up on February 15th @ 7:10PM! The QC Storm will take on the Macon Mayhem on the ice. This game is especially for you singles out there and has $2 Hotdogs! The German American Heritage Center will receive $5 from every ticket sold through the link below! Hope to see you there! Tickets: https://www.fevo.com/discovery/German-American-Heritage-Center--Quad-City-Storm-oB7bxzbL

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Acht Du Lieber! Trivia Night at the GAHC

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Ready, set, think! The German American Heritage Center is preparing to host our very own Trivia Night! Team up with up to 7 of your friends to compete in trivia on February 22nd @ 7 PM! The competition will consist of 8 rounds of 8 questions in the categories of general trivia as well as themed rounds on movies, music, Germany, and other topics! Each table, with up to 8 per team, will be available for $80. Mulligans and Doublers…

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WVIK/QCSO Signature Series II: German Giants

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Centennial Hall, 3703 7th Ave
Rock Island, IL United States
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The QCSO continues its grand tradition of presenting the Masterworks of Gustav Mahler with Symphony No. 9. Completed shortly before his death, this four-movement work is often considered both his farewell and his most deeply personal score. This expansive symphony of profound introspection is some of Mahler’s most spiritual and heartfelt music. The German American Heritage Center is in partnership with the QCSO and can offer discounts using the center's promo code. To receive 30% off Adult and Student tickets…

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Carnival in Contemporary Germany & Switzerland

February 24 @ 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 at the German American Heritage Center on February 24th @ 2PM for another fascinating talk by Glenn Ehrstine! Carnival is known in Germany as the "fifth season," a time unto itself when normal rules of behavior don't always apply. Culminating in the week before Ash Wednesday, the celebration takes on many forms, from the clowns and satirical floats of Rhineland "Karneval" to the eerie witches and goblins of the Swabian-Alemannic "Fastnacht" with their carved wooden masks. Join us…

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March 2019

Masterworks V: Beethoven’s 5th Symphony

March 2 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Adler Theatre, 136 E 3rd St
Davenport, IA United States
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The QCSO continues its grand tradition of presenting the Masterworks of Gustav Mahler with Symphony No. 9. Completed shortly before his death, this four-movement work is often considered both his farewell and his most deeply personal score. This expansive symphony of profound introspection is some of Mahler’s most spiritual and heartfelt music. The German American Heritage Center is in partnership with the QCSO and can offer discounts using the center's promo code. To receive 30% off Adult and Student tickets…

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Masterworks V: Beethoven’s 5th Symphony

March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Centennial Hall, 3703 7th Ave
Rock Island, IL United States
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The QCSO continues its grand tradition of presenting the Masterworks of Gustav Mahler with Symphony No. 9. Completed shortly before his death, this four-movement work is often considered both his farewell and his most deeply personal score. This expansive symphony of profound introspection is some of Mahler’s most spiritual and heartfelt music. The German American Heritage Center is in partnership with the QCSO and can offer discounts using the center's promo code. To receive 30% off Adult and Student tickets…

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A Look at Kaiserslautern & Rheinland Pfalz

March 10 @ 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 Sunday, February 17th at 2 PM to learn about Davenport's sister city including the sights, history, and culture of the German State of Rheinland-Pfalz. In addition to Kaiserslautern, temporary home to thousands of US military members and civilians, the talk will take us to the cities of Speyer, Worms, Mainz, and Trier. We will travel along the German Wine road and visit castles on the Mosel & Rhine. Presenter Kathlyn Hofmann lived in Kaiserslautern from 1981-1994 and…

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St. Patrick’s Day Kaleidoscope Workshop w/ Tom Chouteau

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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You may have seen Tom's larger than life kaleidoscopes here at the German American Heritage Center or even around the Quad Cities, but now he's bringing the knowledge to you in a one of a kind class! Artist Tom Chouteau will be teaching a kaleidoscope class, instructed with each step to build your very own St. Patricks Day inspired piece of art! The class will occur on Sunday, March 17 @ 10-12:30 on the fourth floor at the German American…

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A Night with George Burns

March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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“When I was a kid the Dead Sea was only sick” To know George Burns is to love George Burns. The cigar, the glasses, the wit and the kind Grandfather-like image he projected in his later years all found a way into our hearts. Many of us grew up with George as another member of the family. Relive those memories at the German American Heritage Center on March, 23rd at 7 Pm! Duffy Hudson, award-winning master impersonator with acts you…

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Basket Weaving Workshop

March 31 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Tracy Welch returns to the GAHC for another basket weaving workshop! Each student will weave an 8x11 rectangular basket featuring a solid woven base, woven sides, round and dyed reeds, and handles on each side. All materials and tool will be supplied. This class is good for beginners and veterans alike! This workshop will occur Sunday, March 31st from 1-5PM. Cost: $40 for Members $45 for Nonmembers RSVP ONLY at 563.322.8844 SPACE IS LIMITED

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