Germanfest 2009: Monday events – 6/8/2009


Germanfest continues to wind up, even though the bier tent at Headwaters Park does not open until Wednesday.  Visit the official Germanfest website for more information.

The schedule for today includes:

12.15PM – Germanfest Organ Concert at St Paul’s Lutheran Church at 1126 S Barr St
Dr. Paul Grime (Dean of the Chapel at Concordia Seminary) will be performing various musical selections from famous German composers for your listening pleasure. Sponsored by the Fort Wayne Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.

2:00PM – Children’s Story Time & Chicken Dance at the Allen County Library located at 900 Library Plaza
The Allen County Library Children’s Special Services Program invites children ages K-5th grade for a fun-filled celebration of Germanfest 2009. Plan an afternoon of story time and crafts. Don’t forget about the famous chicken dance lessons! For more info, contact Mary Voors at (260) 421-1220.

5:00PM – Kostritzerabend at Club Soda, 235 E Superior St
Celebrate Köstritzer Schwarzbier Nacht, at Club Soda. Thüringer Brats and Kostritzer Schwarzbier will be available for your enjoyment on the patio. The German Heritage Society will be your hosts for an evening of German food, music and fun, with music by Jay Fox.

6:30PM Maßkrugstemmen Kontest at Club Soda, 235 E Superior St
Join ROCK-104’s Stone & Doc in this annual arm-to-the wall contest pitting people against steins of beer. The winner is the person holding the extended stein of beer the longest, without spilling!

7:00PM – Sprechen Sie Duetsch? at the Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Community Center, 233 W Main St
Participate in a fun experience of basic German for tourists. Frau Marianne Klaffke will instruct you in such an enjoyable manner you will actually learn! Refreshments will be served. Try a little German, you will be glad you did!


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