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Valor & Victory Gardens: WWII in the Hawkeye State Opening At Davenport’s GAHC Museum

September 17th, 2020

Make plans to check out the latest exhibit at the German American Heritage Center and Museum (712 W 2nd Street Davenport), Valor & Victory Gardens: WWII in the Hawkeye State, this week! WWII was a global conflict that forever altered society and touched the lives of people around the world, including right here in Iowa. The year 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII. With this exhibit we remember and commemorate that momentous occasion. Through local headlines, personal letters, and historic artifacts, we will tell the Quad Cities’ WWII story. This exhibit is supported by... Read More

World War II in Iowa Explored in New Exhibit At Davenport’s German American Heritage Museum

September 14th, 2020

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, as Japan unconditionally surrendered to the Allies on Aug. 14, 1945. To commemorate the end of the global conflict (which killed 416,800 U.S. military), the German American Heritage Center in Davenport has a new exhibit – “Valor & Victory Gardens: WWII in the Hawkeye State.” It explores how the war impacted Iowa. With this exhibit, the museum remembers and commemorates the period through local headlines, personal letters, and historic artifacts. World War II cost the lives of 5,633 Iowa soldiers, as well as 18,601 from Illinois.... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of September 13th: Big Lebowski, Ballet, Tacos and MORE!

September 13th, 2020

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More

Learn About Sophie Scholl with the German American Heritage Center

August 22nd, 2020

Head to the German American Heritage Center (712 W 2nd Street Davenport) on Sunday Aug 23 at 2 p.m. for a screening of the film Sophie Scholl – The Final Days. This film is a dramatization of the final days of Sophie Scholl, one of the most famous members of the German World War II anti-Nazi resistance movement, The White Rose. This event is included with general admission: Adult: $5 | Senior: $4 | Child: $3 | Member: Free For more information, please visit http://gahc.org/event/sophie-scholl-the-final-days/.   For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of August 16th: Outdoor Movies, Live Music, Beer and MORE!

August 16th, 2020

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More

3rd Annual Best of the Wurst Sausage Competition

August 7th, 2020

Join the German American Heritage Center & Museum throughout the month of August for their 3rd annual Best of the Wurst Sausage Competition. Out of an abundance of caution, this year’s Best of the Wurst will be a special, socially distanced event, rather than the usual in-person event. Support the Best of the Wurst vendors throughout the month of August, vote for your favorite vendor, and enter to win special prizes. Join us on Saturday Aug 29 at 2pm on Facebook Live when GAHC announces the winner of the third annual Best of the Wurst Competition.   How it Works: 1.) Visit participating... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of August 2nd: Monster Trucks, Sausages, Tours and MORE!

August 2nd, 2020

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More

GAHC Cancels Hildegard von Bingen: Power Woman of Medieval Times

August 1st, 2020

The German American Heritage Center & Museum (712 W 2nd Street Davenport) has had to cancel its previously scheduled programs for this weekend, including the one set for Sunday Aug 2 at 2 p.m., “Hildegard von Bingen: Power Woman of Medieval Times – Her Life, Work, and Music” presented by Wolf Koch. For more information, please visit http://gahc.org/event/hildegard-von-bingen-power-woman-of-medieval-times-her-life-work-and-music/.   For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More

Davenport’s German American Heritage Center Cancels Programs This Weekend

July 31st, 2020

The German American Heritage Center in Davenport will be closed this weekend, August 1-3, due to a family emergency. All programming slated for the weekend has been canceled and will be rescheduled.  Read More

German American Heritage Center’s “Best of the Wurst” Held Online in August

July 27th, 2020

DAVENPORT — Like many other Quad-Cities events impacted this year by Covid-19, the German American Heritage Center in Davenport will hold its third-annual Best of the Wurst Sausage Competition virtually next month. Out of an abundance of caution, this year’s Best of the Wurst will be a special, socially distanced event, rather than the usual in-person festival. You can support Best of the Wurst vendors throughout the month of August, vote for your favorite vendor, and enter to win special prizes. On Saturday, Aug. 29th at 2 p.m., GAHC will announce the contest winner on Facebook Live. Here’s... Read More

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