Calendar of Events in the German Speaking Community

     



NOVEMBER 2014
NOVEMBER 15, Saturday  -  CHRISTMAS BAZAAR - CHRISTKINDLMARKT
The third annual event in Oakland!  Vendors are welcome.
Enjoy the pre-Christmas atmosphere in the beautiful great Hall of  The Altenheim. Vendors with many exciting holiday gifts, entertainment, live music.  Enjoy German food, Glühwein, and many other refreshments.
Time: from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: The Altenheim
1720 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94602
Contact: Christine Beam                                        510-653-6564
Ingeborg Junginger                                  510-836-0735
Website: www.ugas-eb.org
Host:

United German American Societies of the East Bay 
with support from the Excelsior German Center



NOVEMBER 30, Sunday  -  Christkindlmarkt
Traditional German Christkindlmarkt featuring crafts, food, music & entertainment from Germany - Austria - Switzerland.

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Hermann Denkmal
Location: Hermann Sons Hall
860 Western Ave
Petaluma
Contact: Rosemarie Rivera, Chairperson                707-763-4060
DeAnna Jordt                                             707-824-1702
Host: Hermann Sons, Petaluma Lodge #26



NOVEMBER 30, Sunday -- Holiday / Advent Concert in San Francisco
          German Christmas carols with the Ladies' Choir Damenchor Liederkranz and Men's Chorus Freundschaft Liederkranz. After the concert, celebrate the season with Glühwein aud German Christmas cookies!
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
3281 - 16th Street (at Dolores)
San Francisco
Contact: Hannelore Hickey, President                  415-664-7723
Astrid Holder, Treasurer                         650-697-3982
Host: Damenchor Liederkranz


DECEMBER 2014



DECEMBER 7, Sunday  -  Christmas Dance
Live Band: Karl Lebherz Band from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Performances by the Nature Friends Schuhplattler

Time: from 1:00 p.m. Hot food is served. Naturfreunde
Location: Oakland Nature Friends Clubhouse
3115 Butters Drive
Oakland, CA 94602
Contact: call 510-531-2930 for further information
Website:
naturefriendscorporation.com/oakland/index.html
Facebook:
www.facebook.com/oak.nature.friends
Host: The Oakland Nature Friends


DECEMBER 7, Sunday  -  Christmas Concert in Petaluma
A program of beautiful German Christmas songs and a Sing-Along, too! Dancing after the concert.
Refreshments are available.
Time: Doors open at 3:00 p.m., Concert starts at 4:00 p.m.
Location: Hermann Sons Hall
860 Western Ave.
Petaluma
Contact: Maria Gutsfeld, Secretary               707-778-8066
Host: Hermann Sons, Petaluma Lodge #26



DECEMBER 13, Saturday  -  9th Annual German Holiday Market "Weihnachtsmarkt" in Downtown Mountain View
Join the family fun at the Mountain View's Civic Center Plaza, which will transform into a bustling holiday market, where various vendors will be offering traditional foods, holiday accessories, arts and crafts, decorations, and much more.

Time: from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. GISSV Logo
Location: Civic Center Plaza
500 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94043
Contact: GISSV Office                                             650-254-0748
e-mail: office@gissv.org
Website: www.gissv.org/GermanHolidayMarket
Host: German International School of Silicon Valley (GISSV)



DECEMBER 13, Saturday  -  "Fröhliche Weihnacht" beim OTV in Oakland
A traditional German Christmas concert with sing-along. Good dinner and other refreshments available. Glühwein! After the concert, dancing to Bill Bly's Combo

Time: Doors open at 4:30 p.m.  -  Concert at 6:00 p.m.
OTV Logo
Location: Bjornson Hall
2258 MacArthur Blvd
Oakland, CA 94602
Contact: Barbara Fronk                               650-697-1577
Christine                                        510-653-6564
e-mail:
christinebeam@yahoo.com
Website:
www.ugas-eb.org
Host: Oakland Turnverein Gemischter Chor



DECEMBER 24, Wednesday  -  Heiligabend / Christmas Eve at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church

Time: German Candlelight Service  at 4:00 p.m.
English Candlelight Service  at 6:00 p.m.
St. Matthew's Steeple
Location: 3281 - 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
For free parking, enter the gate directly west of the Church on Dolores Street.
Contact: Office                                                                   415-863-6371
e-mail: office@stmatthews-sf.org
Website: www.stmatthews-sf.org
Host:
St. Matthew's Lutheran Church San Francisco




DECEMBER 25, Thursday  -  Christmas Day / 1. Weihnachtstag - St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
Freundschaft Liederkranz Men's Chorus sings.

Time: Bilingual service at 10:00 a.m.
St. Matthew's Steeple
Location: 3281 - 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
For free parking, enter the gate directly west of the Church on Dolores Street.
Contact: Office                                                                  415-863-6371
e-mail: office@stmatthews-sf.org
Website: www.stmatthews-sf.org
Host:
St. Matthew's Lutheran Church San Francisco


DECEMBER 31, Wednesday  -  Gala New Year's Eve Ball  -  in Newark
German dinner available from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Midnight champagne buffet included.
Music by: The Internationals
Event by prepaid reservations only.

Time: Doors open 6:00 p.m., dancing 8:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. Aelpler Logo
Location: Swiss Park
5911 Mowry Ave
Newark, CA 94560
Contact: Mariette Franke                                         408-988-4351
Email: mariette2086@gmail.com
Host: Aelpler Gruppe Swiss Club / Newark Swiss Park, Inc.


JANUARY 2015

JANUARY 24, Saturday -  Annual Crab Feed
        All you can eat crabs & prawns. Salad, pasta, garlic bread, all included. 

Time: Doors open 5:00 p.m., dinner served 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Aelpler Logo
Location: Swiss Park
5911 Mowry Ave
Newark, CA 94560
Contact: Bob Fuchslin                                             510-793-6272
By reservation only -- please call!
e-mail:
staff@swissparknewark.com
Website: www.swissparknewark.com
Host: Newark Swiss Park, Inc.



JANUARY 24, Saturday  -  Fasching -- Karneval -- Mardi Gras
Join us as we crown our 2015 Prinz and Prinzessin.
Enjoy dinner and drink. Don't forget to wear your costume!
Live music: Dance to The Gruber Family Band.

Time: from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location: Shakespeare Hall
2940 Bedford Ave
Placerville
Contact: Rosie Lurz, President                           530-626-8205
Website: www.stammtischeldorado.com
Host: Club Stammtisch El Dorado



JANUARY 31, Saturday  -  GISSV Family Fasching

The German International School of Silicon Valley (GISSV) is proud to bring a German Family Fasching to the Bay Area. Fasching/Karneval has been celebrated in Germany since the 15th century. Known as Mardi Gras around the world, it's a time to forget about your worries and enjoy life! We invite you all to our GISSV Berkeley Campus where you can enjoy our German food and traditions, featuring beers & wine, Sauerkraut, sausages, sweets, music and entertainment from Germany and beyond.

Time: from 12:00 Noon. to 5:00 p.m. GISSV Logo
Location: GISSV Berkeley
1581 Le Roy Ave
Berkeley, CA
Contact: GISSV Office  Berkeley                                         510-558-0436
e-mail: office@gissv.org
Website: www.gissv.org/GermanFamilyKarneval
Host: German International School of Silicon Valley (GISSV), Berkeley Campus


JANUARY  31, Saturday  -  5th Annual Crab Feed
All the crab you can eat!  $45 per person, $10 for children 6-12
Subject to change. Please check website.

Time: From 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
St. Matthew's Steeple
Location: 3281 - 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
For free parking, enter the gate directly west of the Church on Dolores Street.
Contact: Office                                                                  415-863-6371
e-mail: office@stmatthews-sf.org
Website: www.stmatthews-sf.org
Host:
St. Matthew's Lutheran Church San Francisco


January 31, Saturday - Karnival -- Mardi Gras  -- Fasching -- Costume Ball
Come join us in your costumes and dance to the music of The Internationals.
        Prizes will be awarded for best costumes. Light fare available and no-host bar.
Admission $20.00. Advance tickets recommended.
Time: Doors open at 7 p.m., dancing at 8 p.m.
Hermann Denkmal
Location: Hermann Sons Hall
860 Western Ave
Petaluma
Contact: Ruth Scheuermann                      707-794-7313
Maria Gutsfeld                            707-778-8066
Host: Hermann Sons, Petaluma Lodge #26


FEBRUARY 2015


FEBRUARY 28, Saturday  - 
Pacific Sängerbund Kommers (yearly choir concert) 
        The 2015 Sängerkommers is hosted by the Sacramento Turner Harmonie Gemischter Chor
Time: to be announced
Location: Sacramento Turner Hall
3349 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95816
Contact: Al Guzauskas, Harmonie President     916-362-2607
Inge Junginger, Secretary PSB           510-836-0735
Host: Sacramento Turner Harmonie


MARCH 2015
MARCH 14, Saturday  -  St. Patrick's Dinner Dance
Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner - be sure to wear green! 
Dance to the music of Tony Raymann's Edelweiss Dance Band.

Time: Dinner served from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Aelpler Logo
Location: Swiss Park
5911 Mowry Ave
Newark, CA 94560
Contact: Bob Fuchslin, Manager            510-793-6272 
for reservations
e-mail:
staff@swissparknewark.com
Website: www.swissparknewark.com
Host: Newark Swiss Park, Inc.



MARCH 28, Saturday -- Great 90th Anniversary Celebration of the Freundschaft Liederkranz Men's Chorus
         Look for detailed information later in 2014.

Time: to be announced
Location: in San Francisco
details to be announced
Contact: Gerhard Holder       605-697-3982
e-mail:
agholder@sbcglobal.net
Host: Freundschaft Liederkranz, San Francisco




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