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November 2019

The Making and Preservation of Stained Glass Windows

November 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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Join us on Sunday, November 17 at 2pm for "The Making and Preservation of Stained Glass Windows," a presentation on the restoration and creation of stained glass windows by Glass Heritage LLC. This program is included with general admission Adult: $5 | Senior: $4 | Child: $3 | Member: Free

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CAA Grand Event: Fractured Fairy Tales

November 18 @ 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 Grand Event on Monday, November 18, from 6-8pm. On this evening the 7th Grade students at the Creative Arts Academy will unveil their work at the GAHC to the public. The students have worked on projects surrounding a "Fractured Fairy Tales" theme, drawing on the Grimm's Brothers Fairy Tales for inspiration. The CAA students will bring The Bremen Town Musicians, The Singing Bone, The Queen Bee, and The Shoes that were Danced to Pieces alive at…

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Members Only Discount Days

November 21 - November 23
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Join us in November for our Members Only Discount Days! From November 21st through the 23rd GAHC members receive 20% off their entire purchase in the gift shop! Not a member yet? No problem! Join today and begin enjoying your member benefits immediately! Members receive: Quarterly issues of the Infoblatt newsletter Free Admission to exhibits Free Admission to many programs and events Access to special members-only events Discounts on classes, events, and trips Discounts on facility rental

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Pop-Up Vendor: Jerry’s Market

November 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Join us at the GAHC on Sweet & Savory Saturdays in November from 11-1pm for a selection of pop-up vendors brightening up our gift shop with their delicious goods!   On Saturday, November 23rd our pop-up vendor will be Jerry's Market!

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Christmas Food Traditions in Germany & Switzerland

November 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 on Sunday, November 24th at 2pm for "Christmas Food Traditions in Germany & Switzerland" presented by Suzanne Tanner of Suzanne's Swiss Bakery. This presentation will begin by introducing Christmas traditions like Advent, St. Nikolaus, Christmas, and more. We will then move into the holiday food traditions. Join us afterward for Kaffeeklasch! This program is included with General Admission: Adult: $5 | Senior: $4 | Child: $3 | Member: Free

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Pop-Up Vendor: Suzanne’s Swiss Bakery

November 30 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Join us at the GAHC on Sweet & Savory Saturdays in November from 11-1pm for a selection of pop-up vendors brightening up our gift shop with their delicious goods! On Saturday, November 30th our pop-up vendor will be Suzanne's Swiss Bakery!

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European Christmas Markets & Traditions

November 30 @ 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, November 30th at 2pm for "European Christmas Markets & Traditions" presented by Wolf & Linnea Koch. Farmers Markets in the cities and small towns of Europe date back many centuries and evolved into today's Christmas Markets during the holiday season. First records of Christmas Markets date to 1296 for the Dezembermarkt of Vienna and 1310 for the Nikolausmarkt in Munich; the markets became regular holiday season events in most cities during the early 1900s. The best…

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December 2019

Using DNA As A Tool to Dig Up Your Family: DNA & Ethnicity

December 1 @ 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, December 1st at 2pm for "Using DNA As a Tool to Dig Up Your Family," a presentation on DNA and ethnicity by Bill O'Driscoll. This program is included with General Admission: Adult: $5 | Senior: $4 | Child: $3 | Member: Free

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Christmas Scherenschnitte

December 7 @ 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, December 7th with the art of paper design cutting! Enjoy two Christmas 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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Felted Ornament Workshop

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Our felted ornament workshop class is back! Join us on Sunday, December 8th from 1-3pm get hands-on instruction on wet-felting wool around styrofoam to create homemade and beautiful Christmas ornaments! Learn how to add embellishment and needle-felt ornaments inside of cookie cutters. It will be sure to add a crafty touch to your tree this year! This workshop will have the expertise of Gisela McDonald in creating wonderful homemade ornaments, no supplies needed! $15 for Members $20 for Nonmembers Pre-Registration…

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