We have a variety of great offerings for you and your family or friends this weekend! We hope you will join us for one (or all!) of these events!
Friday, Oct 17- 3pm & 7pm
Turner presentation at the Butterworth Center, Moline- FREE!

World-Class Physical Culture on a One Dollar Investment


Presented by Dr. Ed Thomas


The Quad-Cities led the way during the Golden Era of physical training from around 1885-1920, including the Turners Society and the Turnvereine or gymnastic unions. The methods, materials, and motivators of classical physical training systems from that period are being rediscovered nationwide, and this visual presentation will explore unique opportunities for the Quad Cities to once again lead the way in physical culture.


This program has been facilitated with the assistance of the German American Heritage Center, Davenport.

Sat. Oct. 18th 9:30-3:30
Free Teacher's Workshop from the Goethe Institute!


There is still room to sign up for this free workshop for Educators & Educators to be!

The workshop will focus on those in the fields of social studies, history, sociology, environmental studies, pre-engineering, sports and German language teachers.

A certificate for 6 hours of attendance credit is available from WIU for this event. The presenter and materials are furnished to us by the Goethe Institute, which is funded as a cultural arm of the German government and is high quality.

The workshop will include information on how you may qualify for a free, all-expense study trip to Germany. A 2012 recipient of this award came from the North Scott School District, and it would be exciting to see another area educator take part in the next round!

Snacks and Lunch Provided -Call 563-322-8844 to register!

Sat. Oct. 18th 6pm-8pm
SUDS II Beer Tasting!


Raise your Glass to Support the German American Heritage Center at this year's beer tasting!

SUDS II is the third annual beer tasting at GAHC with the MUGZ home brewers. Our friends at MUGZ will be brewing up German style beers while Jerry's Market will be on hand with German sausages and potato salad. Come enjoy this fun atmosphere of great beer, food, and more as we support the educational programs and exhibitions at GAHC.
Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Must be 21 and over.
For tickets or more info contact Kelly at

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