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July 2018

Women’s Roles In Society: Fashion & History

July 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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The German American Heritage Center is excited to present the Putnam's Curator of History and Anthropology Christina Kastell on July 22nd at 2 PM! In the 1800's women's clothing actually restricted them from taking an active part in society. By the 1920's, both women's clothing – and society – was much looser. Learn how changes in women's fashion reflected women's changing roles in society as they joined the workforce, participated in sports and even frequented speakeasies. The concert is included…

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Summer Historic Walking Tours

July 28 @ 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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Billy Sunday: The Baseball Evangelist

July 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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Craig Bishop will use rare photos and videos to bring life to one of the most famous personalities of the early 20th century. Born near Ames, Iowa, and descendant of German Immigrants, Billy Sunday was an American Athlete that turned into a highly influential figure in both religion and politics. Mr. Bishop will give a biography of the man that helped shaped the United States' religious landscape. The presentation will occur at the German American Heritage Center on July 28th…

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August 2018

Summer Historic Walking Tours

August 4 @ 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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Big Top Circus Band Concert

August 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Come and join us as the Big Top Circus Band performs historical circus music! Enjoy this whimsical music from the era when the circus used live music written my famous composers to entertain their audiences. The performance will be sure to remind you of your days at the circus, fair, or even theme park! The concert will be on August 4th at 2 Pm at the German American Heritage Center. The concert is included with regular admission as follows: $5…

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Summer Historic Walking Tours

August 11 @ 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: Schultüten School Cones

August 11 @ 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: It's that time of year again, getting ready for school! Be sure to visit the GAHC and make your own Schultüte, a German tradition to help students return to school with supplies, candy, and other goodies for your first day back! All Children and Students with ID get FREE ENTRY to the museum and the exhibits all day!

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Summer Historic Walking Tours

August 18 @ 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 Historic Walking Tours

August 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 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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September 2018

Second Saturdays: Fire Breathing Dragons

September 8 @ 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: Fire breathing dragons always make for a good story, so why not make your own? Craft your own dragon, and create your own fairy-tale! All Children and Students with ID get FREE ENTRY to the museum and the exhibits all day!

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