German American Day

The German American Committee of St. Louis and the Missouri History Museum present

GERMAN AMERICAN DAY

Fest and Feast

OCTOBER 6, 2018

3652 S. Jefferson Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63118

10 am – 4 pm Join us for a FEST of German organizations! Meet and Greet the 18 German Organizations of the St. Louis Region and learn more about how you can become more involved and connect with your heritage! The hall is open from 10am to 4 pm and everyone is invited. Enjoy a day with all of the German organizations in St. Louis.

1 pm – 3pm Feast your way through Germany with a culinary tour! Enjoy an afternoon feast highlighting the culinary specialties of Germany! The Feast takes place in the Grand Hall and reservations must be made in advance as space is limited. For the dinner reservations $25 in advance go to http://mohistory.org/events/german-american-day-fest-and-feast_1538848800 and click on the register link at the bottom or call 314-746-4599 and ask for reservations. Enjoy the music, dancing and food of the Germany.

3-5 pm Following the Feast will begin FREE performances at 3pm by St. Louis’ own Mannerchor (Men’s Choir), Dammenchor (Women’s Choir) and our own Liederkranz, the oldest combined men and women’s German singing group west of the Mississippi.

JOIN US FOR A DAY LONG CELEBRATION OF THE ST. LOUIS GERMAN-AMERICAN COMMUNITY AND NATIONAL GERMAN-AMERICAN DAY

This day is presented as part of

Germans in St. Louis: History, Culture, Community

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  • Oct 3 –  Germans in St. Louis: History, Culture, Community – What Makes Missouri So German?  Missouri’s German roots run deep, but why? What were the driving forces behind German emigration, and why did so many Germans end up in our region? Join Dorris Keeven-Franke, Missouri Germans Consortium, for a look at the earliest waves of German settlers in Missouri, from the early 1800s through the Civil War. This program is free and takes place at the Missouri History Museum, at 7pm in the Lee Auditorium.
  • Oct 6 GERMAN AMERICAN DAY = FEST & FEAST  Start by soaking up the culture and heritage of Missouri’s German American community, then enjoy an afternoon feast highlighting the culinary specialties of Germany!
    This event opens at the German Cultural Society of St. Louis at 3652 S. Jefferson Ave., 63118 when the Hall opens at 10 am. Visit the hall and meet representatives of all 18 active German-American organizations in the St. Louis region. The Fest is free and is open until 4pm!  The Feast begins at 1pm and is a delicious German meal and is $25 per person (or $20 for MHS members) and registration is required at mohistory.org/german. There will be lots of German entertainment and celebration throughout the day!
  • Oct 10 What STILL Makes Missouri so German – Missouri Germans Consortium – This Panel will include Consul General Herbert Quelle, Dr. Steve Belko, and others. It explores the German-American culture and community of today –  the topics will include the German Heritage Corridor, Sister Cities and German Language Initiatives, and more. This event is free and takes place takes place at the Missouri History Museum

by The German American Committee of St. Louis, the Missouri Historical Society, and the Missouri Germans Consortium.  For more information call 636-221-1524 or please visit one of our websites for more information

GermanAmerican Committee of St. Louis

Missouri Historical Society

MissouriGermans Consortium

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