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July 2019

Fantastic Foam and More!

July 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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$5

Join us on Saturday, July 6th at 2pm for a demonstration by Absolute Science! This show will even make your hair stand up! You will experience items disappearing in clear liquids with our refraction oil and see the power of a Van De Graaff generator, but no show is complete without foam, LOTS of foam with our fantastic foam experiment where the children are the stars! Tickets are $5

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Fermentation 101 with Kristin Bogdonas

July 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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$8

Join us on Sunday, July 7 at 2pm for Fermentation 101! Fermentation is a safe, easy and economical way to preserve food and create probiotic-rich meals and beverages. Join Kristin Bogdonas, nutrition and wellness educator from University of Illinois Extension to learn more about what you need to get started and create a quality product. She will walk you through a sauerkraut demo and ginger ale recipe you can make at home. Additional food/beverage samples and resources will be provided.…

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Teen Scherenschnitte Workshop

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Keith Bonnstetter joins us once again on July 13th with the art of paper design cutting! Enjoy two fun designs, one 2-D and the other 3-D. These workshops are open to teens and are suitable for all skill levels! The 2-D class will be from 10-11 AM The 3-D class will be from 11:30-1 PM Cost for the workshops are: $15 MEMBERS $20 NONMEMBERS MEMBERS ONLY $25 FOR BOTH! Space is limited and fills up fast. Reserve your spots today…

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A German Journey: My Fascination with Lieder

July 14 @ 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, July 14th at 2pm for "A German Journey: My Fascination with Lieder." German art songs have always been a central part of Nathan Windt's performance repertoire, in part because German language and culture have intrigued him from a young age. In this presentation, Dr. Windt will discuss these formative experiences, as well as choose a selection of songs that have been especially meaningful to him in both his cultural and musical upbringing. In addition to a…

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Teen Zither Workshop

July 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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Join musician Anne Prinz for this fun teen zither workshop! Be introduced to the soothing sounds of this unique instrument - the zither! All supplies provided. Pre-Registration & Pre-Payment Required. Space is limited and fills up fast. Reserve your spots today by calling us at 563-322-8844 Scholarships are available thanks to the generosity of the HAVLife Foundation - call to inquire!

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Summer Zither Concert

July 21 @ 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, July 21st for the Davenport Zither Ensemble's annual summer concert. The Davenport Zither Ensemble will hold their summer zither concert at the German American Heritage Center. Come and hear the soothing sounds of this traditional German instrument. Listen to traditional folk-songs, or maybe a more contemporary piece you're more likely to recognize. The group is the largest Zither group in the Midwest and is sure to entertain! $5 suggested donation!

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Teen Printing Workshop

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Join artist Joseph Lappie for this fun teen printing workshop! Be introduced to this unique and versatile art medium. All supplies provided. Pre-Registration & Pre-Payment Required. Space is limited and fills up fast. Reserve your spot today by calling us at 563-322-8844 Scholarships are available thanks to the generosity of the HAVLife Foundation - call to inquire!

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August 2019

25th Anniversary Scherenschnitte Workshop

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Keith Bonnstetter joins us on August 3rd with the art of paper design cutting! Enjoy two designs, one 2-D and the other 3-D, inspired by GAHC's 25th Anniversary. 2D Session: 10-11am | 3D Session: 11:30-1pm Members: $15 | Non-Members: $20 Members Only Deal: Both Sessions for $25 Space is limited and fills up fast. Reserve your spots today by calling us at 563-322-8844

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25th Anniversary Celebration

August 4 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Join us on Sunday, August 4 from 12-5pm as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the German American Heritage Center & Museum! At this celebration we will look back on the last 25 years and look forward to many more. The day's festivities will include some words from those involved with the GAHC from the beginning, Kaffee und Kuchen, a performance by the Davenport Zither Ensemble, and more! This event is free and open to the public. Program of events…

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Innovations of Engineering

August 18 @ 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, August 18th at 2pm for "Innovations of Engineering," a child-friendly, hands-on program presented by educators from the Putnam Museum! Engineers work together to solve the major challenges of our time and shape the world of today and tomorrow. Participants will be introduced to the engineering design process using a design challenge that promotes teamwork, critical thinking, creativity, and problem solving. This program is Free, but space is limited! Call 563-322-8844 or RSVP on Eventbrite.com to reserve…

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