published by Historiker on Fri, 08/22/2014 - 21:45
A month from now it’ll be an amazing memory – Gauverband Nordamerika’s participation in the Trachten- und Schützenumzug at the 2014 Oktoberfest in München! Today I emailed the information in the link below to the contacts for the Vereine attending the Oktoberfest. The link includes where and when to meet on Sunday morning; the parade line-up order; where we have reserved tables in the afternoon; what we’ll be doing on Monday; and a wealth of other info and maps. Please share this with everyone you know who is going to the Oktoberfest. Most importantly, have a great time, drink a beer fo
published by Carolyn Marquardt on Wed, 08/13/2014 - 21:18
Dear Fellow Vereine, We would like to announce the date for the 2015 West Coast Bezirksfest which will be hosted by Die Gemütlichen Schuhplattler. The date is set for March 14, 2015 and will be held at the Phoenix Club located in beautiful Anaheim, California. More detailed information to follow so mark your calendars and save the date as we would love to see you all out here on the west coast. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me by email or phone. I hope you have a great day and you'll be hearing from us soon.
published by Thomas Vogt on Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:55
I would like to announce the appointment of Erik Schwarz, of BV Alpengrün, Rochester, to the position of Director of the Gauverband Nordamerika. I have known Erik for 30 years and trust he will do an excellent job in his newly appointed position.
published by Carolyn Marquardt on Mon, 07/21/2014 - 04:04
Save the date and start planning to help us celebrate May 8-10, 2015 in beautiful Leavenworth, Washington. Stay and play! Enjoy the welcome and ambiance in a village about 2 hours from Seattle.
Leavenworth, Washinton, an amazing themed village in the Cascade Mountains, is the home of Bavarian and Northwest hospitality. Enzian Schuhplattler has been dancing at festivals in Leavenworth since establishment of the group. Take a look at www.leavenworth.org.
We are early in the planning, but the event includes:
published by Historiker on Sat, 07/12/2014 - 17:48
There was standing room only for the Oktoberfest presentation at the Delegates Meeting. Participants learned about the parade, the route, what to wear and what not to wear, and what to expect in the tents and on Monday at the Oide Wiesn. Those attending found it helpful to learn. Since then, the presentation is available on the Gauverband website.