Calendar of Events in the German Speaking Community

    


NOVEMBER 2018


NOVEMBER 10, Saturday  -  Laternenfest
Celebrate St. Martin's Day with us! Food, music, raffle, and a candle-lit parade.

Time: From 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: 842 Key Route Blvd.
Albany, CA 94706
Contact: 510-525-3105
Website:
www.kinderstube.org
Host: Bay Area Kinderstube


NOVEMBER 25, Sunday  -  Christkindlmarkt
Traditional German Christkindlmarkt featuring crafts, food, music & entertainment from Germany - Austria - Switzerland.

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Hermann sons
Location: Hermann Sons Hall
860 Western Ave
Petaluma, CA 94952
Contact: Rosemarie Rivera, Chairperson     707-953-4039
DeAnna Jordt                                 707-280-5026
e-mail:
petalumalodge26@gmail.com
Host: Hermann Sons, Petaluma Lodge #26


DECEMBER 2018


DECEMBER 1, Saturday  -  CHRISTMAS BAZAAR - CHRISTKINDLMARKT
An annual event in Oakland!  We welcome Vendors.
Enjoy the pre-Christmas atmosphere in the beautiful great Hall of  The Altenheim. Vendors with many exciting holiday gifts, live music.  Good 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
e-mail:
christinebeam@yahoo.com
ijhamburg@sbcglobal.net
Website: www.ugas-eb.org
Host:

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


DECEMBER 2, Sunday  -  Christmas Dance
    Live Band: POLKAGEIST West from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Performances by the Nature Friends Schuhplattler
  • Time: 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:
    www.thenaturefriendscorporation.org
    Facebook:
    www.facebook.com/oak.nature.friends
    Host: The Oakland Nature Friends


  • DECEMBER 9, Sunday  -  Holiday / Advent Concert in San Francisco
        German Christmas Carols with the Ladies from the Damenchor Liederkranz and Men's Choir Freundschaft Liederkranz.
        After the concert, celebrate the Season with Glühwein and German Holiday Cookies.
  • Time: 2:00 p.m.
    Location: St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
    3281 - 16th Street (at Dolores)
    San Francisco, CA 94103
    Contact: Hannelore Hickey, President                 415-664-7723
    Host: Damenchor Liederkranz

  • DECEMBER 15, Saturday  -  "Fröhliche Weihnacht" beim OTV in Oakland
    A traditional German Christmas Choir concert with soloists and sing-along, under the direction of Sid Quinsaat. 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.
    Eule
    Location: Bjornson Hall
    2258 MacArthur Blvd
    Oakland, CA 94602
    Contact: Bill Smith                     510-612-1540
    Barbara Clement           510-530-5229
    e-mail:
    wjasmith@aol.com
    Website:
    www.ugas-eb.org
    Host: Oakland Turnverein Gemischter Chor

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

    Time: Bilingual Family Service at 11:00 a.m.
    German Candlelight Service  at 4:00 p.m.
    Bilingual Candlelight Service  at 6:00 p.m.
    Mathews Steeple
    Location: 3281 - 16th Street
    San Francisco, CA 94103
    Limited Parking.
    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, Tuesday  -  Christmas Day / 1. Weihnachtstag - St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
    Freundschaft Liederkranz Men's Chorus sings.

    Time: Bilingual service at 11:00 a.m. Matthews Steeple
    Location: 3281 - 16th Street
    San Francisco, CA 94103
    Limited Parking.
    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 2019

    JANUARY 1, Tuesday  -  New Year's Day Concert
    Come and listen to a wonderful selection of Opera and Operetta, directed by the talented Alexander Katsman.
    Time: 2:00 p.m.
    Location: The Altenheim - Community Hall
    1720 MacArthur Blvd.
    Oakland, 94602
    Contact: Hannelore Avalos               510-483-2573
    e-mail: Hanneray@att.net
    Website:
    www.excelsiorcenter.org
    Host: The Excelsior German Center

    January ??, Saturday  -  9th Annual Crab Feed
    Call at the end of December for the date
    All the crab you can eat! $55.00 per person, $10.00 for children 6-12. 
    Time: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
    Matthews Steeple
    Location: 3281 - 16th Street
    San Francisco, CA 94103
    Limited Parking.
    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 ??, Saturday  -  Fasching / Karneval / Mardi Gras
          Please call to confirm date. Party in the Foothills! Wear your costume.
           Join us as we crown our 2019 Prinz und Prinzessin. Enjoy Dinner, Fun and Dancing to the Gruber Family Band.

    Time: from 4:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
    Location: Shakespeare Hall
    2940 Bedford Ave
    Placerville, CA 95667
    Contact: Anneliese Tupper, President           916-364-1253
    e-mail:
    anneliese4avon@sbcglobal.net
    Website: www.stammtischeldorado.com
    Host: Stammtisch El Dorado

    FEBRUARY 2019


    FEBRUARY 23, Saturday  -  Pacific Sängerbund Kommers

    Time: to be announced
    Location: Sacramento, CA
    Contact: Marie Hoffmann President PSB         925-372-6665
    Inge Junginger, Secretary PSB           510-836-0735
    Host: to be announced


    MARCH 2019



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