Our Events

Come and join us for any of our events. Read what each event is about or check the calendar below to see when the events are planned.

General Membership Meetings

Our general membership meetings are held the third Friday of every month, except Dec., Jan., Feb.-third Sunday of the month. All are welcome to attend. At the meetings, we discuss current topics relating to the club, have committee reports, discuss upcoming events and socialize. We celebrate birthdays and have a good time.

Spring Banquet ~ Fruhlings Banquet ~ May 5th, 2019

Our Spring Banquet is usually held on the first Sunday in May. Festivities start at 12 noon with an array of appetizers. At one, our program begins honoring all mothers. Poems, songs, and dances are performed by our Kinder and Youth groups. Dinner is served at 2pm, followed by an afternoon of dancing. Come enjoy this Spring celebration. Reservations are recommended with Marianne at 630-484-8607.

 

Memorial Day Picnic ~ May 26th, 2019

Our Memorial Day Picnic is usually held on the Sunday before Memorial Day. Mass is offered in German and English at 10:30am. Food is available after mass. Come join us in honoring our forefathers and all veterans on this special day. 

July 4th Picnic ~ July 4th, 2019

Picnic grounds open at 9am. Food and drinks are available all day. Our program honoring our nation's birthday is given by our Kinder and Youth groups at 2pm after a parade march around the grounds. Dancing open to all after the program. 

Heimatfest ~ Aug. 11th, 2019

 

Join us at our Homeland festival! The picnic grove opens at 9am. Food and drinks are available all day. German music begins at 11am and the program begins at 2pm followed by open dancing for all. 

Oktoberfest

 

This fest is held for three consecutive Saturdays with doors opening at 6:30pm. Music is provided by lively German bands and a variety of entertainment is on hand. Food and drinks are available all evening. This fest is usually held on the last two Saturdays in September and the first Saturday in October. A small donation is accepted at the front door.

September 21st, 28th & October 5th 2019

Kirchweih ~ October 19th, 2019

At Kirchweih, the kinder and youth groups march with a "Strauss", a rosemary bush decorated with ribbons. The strauss is bid on by the boys and the crowd and is awarded to the highest bidder--usually purchased by a young man for his sweetheart!  The kids and youth love this fest, as it is lively with marching and dancing-- and a real sight to see for the crowd!  There is a $10.00 donation per person.  Dinner is available for a nominal price.  Parking is free and dancing for all is available after the Stauss is awarded. 

Schlachtfest ~ Nov. 3rd, 2019

 

This is our longest running traditional dinner dance that celebrates the Fall Harvest. Doors open at noon. The fest begins with old world appetizers, followed by a family style dinner which includes stuffed cabbage, gulasch, and bratwurst. An assortment of delicious desserts follow our Fall program. Join us on the dance floor after dessert! Reservations are recommended with Marianne at 630-484-8607. This event is held on the first Sunday in November.