Calendar of Events in the German Speaking Community

    

SEPTEMBER 2018

SEPTEMBER 16, Sunday  -  Church Picnic at the Oakland Nature Friends
        with St. Matthew's Lutheran Church Service
       Potluck Luncheon
  • Time: 11:00 a.m. St. Matthew Steeple
    Location: Oakland Nature Friends Clubhouse
    3115 Butters Drive
    Oakland, CA 94602
    Contact: Church office                      415-863-6371
    Email: office@stmatthews-sf.org
    Host: St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, San Francisco


  • OCTOBER 2018

  • OCTOBER 7, Sunday  -  Oktoberfest
    Live Band: The Joey Bajuk Trio from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Performances by the Nature Friends Schuhplattler
  • Time: Hot food is served from 1:00 p.m. 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



  • OCTOBER 14, Sunday  -  Oktoberfest
    Traditional Oktoberfest with Gemütlichkeit, German food, Pretzels and great raffle prizes. Dancing to Steve Balich Band. Entertainment by the Schuhplattler Folk Dancers.

    Time: Doors open 12:00 noon - music starts at 2:00 p.m. Hermann Sons
    Location: Hermann Sons Hall
    860 Western Ave
    Petaluma, CA 94952
    Contact: Manfred Gruener, President           707-664-0375
    Email:
    fredtelsranch@att.net
    Host: Hermann Sons, Petaluma Lodge #26


    OCTOBER 20, Saturday  -  Annual Fall Concert and Dance
    Come hear traditional Swiss singing & Yodeling under the direction of Agnes Litfin-Olmsted. Followed by dancing to the Mitchell Gander Ron Scheiber Orchestra.
    Time: 7:30 p.m.
    Location: SJV Swiss Hall
    East Main Street & Manley Road
    Ripon, CA 95366
    Contact: Barbara Masterson                209-667-1087
    Host:
    San Joachin Valley Swiss Echoes


    OCTOBER 21, Sunday  -  Oktoberfest 
    Join us for a traditional Oktoberfest! Oktoberfest Beer, German food, music and Gemütlichkeit.
    Dance to the music of the Gruber Family Band. Wear your Dirndl and Lederhosen!

    Time: from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 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


    OCTOBER 27, Saturday  -  Metzgete / Schlachtfest
    Enjoy Leberwurst, Bratwurst and Kassler (smoked pork loin with all the trimmings).
    Dancing follows to the popular Showcase Band.

    Time: Doors open at 5:00 p.m.
    Dinner served at 6:00 p.m.
    Aelpler Logo
    Location: Swiss Park
    5911 Mowry Ave
    Newark, CA 94560
    Contact: Arnold Ambiel             510-936-2523
    By reservation only
    - please mail or e-mail!
    Email: mariette2086@gmail.com
    Host: Aelpler Gruppe Swiss Club / Newark Swiss Park, Inc.


    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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