Calendar of Upcoming Programs and Events
All events at the German American Heritage Center unless otherwise stated. 
Programs may be subject to change.
Contact or call 563-322-8844 for more information.

Now Through October 23
Call for Advent Calendar Artists - an exhibit with prizes
Saturdays through August 15 - 10:30 am

Historic Third Street Guided Tour - meet by the flagpole.
Exhibit Now Open
Last day August 30
Leon "Bix" Beiderbecke and the Spirit of his times.     
Exhibit Opens August 2
Last Day November 1 
Stickley Furniture - Built to Last
Tuesday, August 11
1:00 pm
Program:  Lori Rochau of Knilan's Furniture will present "A Date With Design", focusing on the development of Gustav stickley's style and it's many manifestations under the "Craftsman" and later labels.  Program includes refreshments.
Sunday, August 16
2:00 pm
1901: The Year That Set The Art And Craft Movement In Motion with author and television personality Bruce Johnson
August 20 - September 2
German Heritage Tour, Nördlingen to Kaiserslautern, and Southern River Cruise
Sunday, August 23
2:00 pm
Program:  Elaine Mercado will present  "Orphan Trains - A Supervised Welfare Program".  Learn about the history and function of orphan trains, how abolitionists played a role, what happened to our region in Iowa, and the Orphan Train National Musaum in Kansas.
Exhibit Opens Sept.  6
Last day October 25
You're A Good Man, Charles Schultz
Tuesday, September 8
7:00 pm
Book Discussion Group - Shadow On The Mountain
Wednesday, Sept. 9
6:00 pm

Program:  Mike Danial presents  "The Stickley Roadshow".   Learn the fascinating details of Gustav Stickley and his company's legacy from the official corporate historian.  A rare opportunity to shore up on stickley lore.  Seating is limited.
Sunday, September 13
2:00 pm
"Really Good Grief" - The Life and Work of Charles Schultz with Jason Platt.
Saturday, October 3
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Fundraiser:  MUGS homebrew club members offer up their finest German beer recipes with falltime fun and food for purchase.  $25 for members, $30 for non-members.
Saturday, October 17
9:30 am
Genealogy Workshops with Teresa Steinkamp.  Registration required by October 14  - $30 for members and $35 for non-members.