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October 2019

Halloween Scherenschnitte Workshops

October 5 @ 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 again on Saturday, October 5th with the art of paper design cutting! Enjoy two Halloween inspired designs, one 2-D and the other 3-D. 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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Darker Side of Davenport Walking Tours

October 5 @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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$8

Once again, the German American Heritage Center will present our third annual DARKER SIDE OF DAVENPORT WALKING TOUR! The tour is about 1.3 miles long and should take an hour and a half. Grab your walking shoes and a water bottle and join us on Fridays & Saturdays at select times in October as we explore downtown Davenport and share the many haunts, murders, and mysteries that Davenport holds! On Saturday, October 5th tours will be offered at: 10:30am 11:00am…

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Darker Side of Davenport Walking Tours

October 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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$8

Once again, the German American Heritage Center will present our third annual DARKER SIDE OF DAVENPORT WALKING TOUR! The tour is about 1.3 miles long and should take an hour and a half. Grab your walking shoes and a water bottle and join us on Fridays & Saturdays at select times in October as we explore downtown Davenport and share the many haunts, murders, and mysteries that Davenport holds! On Friday, October 11th tours will be offered at: 4:00 pm…

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Darker Side of Davenport Walking Tours

October 12 @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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$8

Once again, the German American Heritage Center will present our third annual DARKER SIDE OF DAVENPORT WALKING TOUR! The tour is about 1.3 miles long and should take an hour and a half. Grab your walking shoes and a water bottle and join us on Fridays & Saturdays at select times in October as we explore downtown Davenport and share the many haunts, murders, and mysteries that Davenport holds! On Saturday, October 12th tours will be offered at: 10:30am 11:00am…

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Berlin: Before and After the Wall Fell

October 12 @ 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 Saturday, October 12th at 2pm for "Berlin: Before and After the Wall Fell" presented by Russell Baldner. Set in the context of pre- and post-World War Germany and the Cold War, the richly illustrated Berlin presentation features interpretive historical commentary and personal photography of Berlin and the infamous Berlin Wall in 1969 (eight years after the wall was erected), compared with many of the same, contrasting locations today. Also included are Sunday morning Gottesdienst (divine worship) at…

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Fall Basket Weaving Workshop

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Tracy is back with another Basket Weaving Workshop! Join us on Sunday, October 13th from 12-4pm for this basket weaving workshop, just in time for the fall season! Members: $40 | Non-Members: $45 Pre-Registration & Pre-Payment Required! Call 563-322-8844 or register on Eventbrite! Hurry, because space is limited!

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Darker Side of Davenport Walking Tour

October 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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$8

Once again, the German American Heritage Center will present our third annual DARKER SIDE OF DAVENPORT WALKING TOUR! The tour is about 1.3 miles long and should take an hour and a half. Grab your walking shoes and a water bottle and join us on Fridays & Saturdays at select times in October as we explore downtown Davenport and share the many haunts, murders, and mysteries that Davenport holds! On Friday, October 18th tours will be offered at: 4:00 pm…

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Darker Side of Davenport Walking Tours

October 19 @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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$8

Once again, the German American Heritage Center will present our third annual DARKER SIDE OF DAVENPORT WALKING TOUR! The tour is about 1.3 miles long and should take an hour and a half. Grab your walking shoes and a water bottle and join us on Fridays & Saturdays at select times in October as we explore downtown Davenport and share the many haunts, murders, and mysteries that Davenport holds! On Saturday, October 19th tours will be offered at: 10:30 am…

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100 Year Anniversary of Germany’s “Freistaat Flaschenhals:” The Rhine Valley’s Free Republic of “Bottleneck”

October 19 @ 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 Saturday, October 19th at 2pm for a talk by Wolf and Linnea Koch about the 100-Year Anniversary of Germany's "Freistaat Flaschenhals" - The Rhine Valley's Free Republic of "Bottleneck." History is full of coincidences and accidents which may result in major consequences or none at all. This is the story of an insignificant bureaucratic mistake resulting in the declaration of a new republic inthe middle Rhine valley: World War I ended on November 11, 1918 with the…

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8th Annual Cheers & Biers: Beer Tasting

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 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 bring back our 8th annual Cheers and Biers home-brew beer tasting! Come and sample a wide variety of craft beers, German Glüwein, and more! There will be modern interpretations and even traditional German recipes spanning centuries! Home-brews will be provided by local craft brewers including MUGZ, REFS, The Powder Keggers, and Trade My Homebrew. Delicious soft pretzels and Jerry's Market brats will also be available for purchase! Live music will be provided…

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