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Maifest in the GardenNorman Curtis

Saturday, May 16th, 5:30 – 8:30pm

Join the May merriment! In the spirit of springtime celebrations in the wine country along the Rhine River, the Voelker Orth Museum is hosting its annual Maifest in the Garden. Maifest celebrates the arrival of spring and the old traditions brought by German-American immigrant families like the Voelkers to their new homes in America.

Come with an appetite and your dancing shoes! It is a welcoming evening with wonderful music performed by Norman Curtis, food and drink, art and Gemuetlichkeit (friendship), set in a beautiful garden.

We fire up the grill and prepare a home-cooked dinner, featuring beet and herring salad, spaetzle with spring asparagus, brats, served with other German-American dishes. The evening features a traditional maibowle, a wine punch with sweet woodruff from the garden.

Come, relax and enjoy!

Admission for the evening is $30 and $25 for members, all inclusive. In the event of rain, the program moves indoors. The Museum will be open for the evening.

Purchase tickets online via Eventbrite here


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