Get a jump on Oktoberfest with the Alpen Bavarian Fest!

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Can’t wait for Fall?  The Alpen Bavarian Fest has German dancing, German music, German beer, German food … it’s Oktoberfest in August!

  • Saturday, August 13, 2016
    8:00 pm – Midnight
  • Teutonia Männerchor, 857 Phineas St., Pittsburgh, PA
  • Music by Mädel Jäger
  • Dance performances by the Alpen Schuhplattlers (and friends)
  • 50-50 and gift raffles

Tickets are $12 adults/$6 kids 12 and under. Dinner is available in the Ratskellar for a separate charge.

Interested? Contact Marina at 412-491-0577 or marina@ruggiero.net

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500th anniversary of the Reinheitsgebot? The Alpen Schuhplattlers are there!

The Reinheitsgebot (German Beer Purity Law) is 500 years old and the Teutonia Männerchor is celebrating!   And what celebration would be complete without dancing?

Alpen Schuhplattler dance performance:
Saturday, April 23, 2016
6:00 PM
Fest tent, Teutonia Männerchor

While you’re there, grab a pretzel and potato salad at our food booth!

The Teutonia Reinheitsgebot  festival runs from Friday-Sunday 4/22-24.  More Info….

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52. Stiftungsfest tickets on sale at Teutonia Männerchor

52 stftungs posterGet your tickets for the Alpen Schuhplattlers’ 52nd anniversary!  They’re available at the Teutonia Männerchor or contact Marina at 412-491-0577/marina@ruggiero.net.

April 16, 2016
8PM – Midnight
Teutonia Männerchor

  • Music by the Youngstown Saxon Brass Band
  • Dance performance by the Alpen Schuhplattlers and friends
  • 50/50 and gift raffles

Tickets: $12 adults/$6 kids 12 and under
Dinner available in the Ratskellar for a separate charge.

 

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Dance, dance, dance at our 52. Stiftungsfest!

52 stftungsfest info Everyone is invited to the Alpen Schuhplattlers’ 52nd anniversary celebration!

April 16, 2016
8PM – Midnight
Teutonia Männerchor

  • Music by the Youngstown Saxon Brass Band
  • Dance performance by the Alpen Schuhplattlers
  • 50/50 and gift raffles

Tickets: $12 adults/$6 kids 12 and under
Dinner available in the Ratskellar for a separate charge.

Contact Marina at 412-491-0577 or marina@ruggiero.net.

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Come Visit Us!

Can’t get Angel Merkel to come to your class? Then bring your class to our High School Event!

We offer this special event to German students on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, from 6:30-9:30 PM.

Don’t wait, reservations are due by February 15!

Find out more here.

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See you at the Harmony Christmas Market!

cropped-maypole1.jpgLooking for an old-fashioned Christmas?  Join the Alpen Schuhplattlers at the Harmony Weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas market) on November 14-15!  We’ll perform traditional Bavarian and Alpine dances to kick off the holiday season.

Times:
Sat., November 14: 1:15 – 1:45 pm & 4:15 – 4:45 pm.
Sun., November 15: 2:15 – 2:45 pm & 3:30 – 4:. 00 pm.

 

Historic Harmony Museum
218 Mercer St
Harmony, PA 16037

 

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You’re invited to our 51. Stiftungsfest!

stiftungsfestCelebrate 51 great years of music and dancing with the Alpen Schuhplattlers!

  • Saturday, April 25, 2015, 8:00 PM – Midnight at the Teutonia Männerchor
  • Music by the Barons
  • Dance performance by the Alpen Schuhplattlers
  • Tickets $12 adults / $5 kids 12 and under
  • Contact Marina Ruggiero at 412-491-0577 or marina@ruggiero.net
  • Dinner available in the Ratskellar for a separate charge

 

 

 

 

 

(Photo courtesy of Peter Hargreaves.)

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Learning about Bavarian culture is as easy as A-B-C at our High School Event!

We offer this special event to German students on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, from 6:30-9:30 PM.

Don’t wait, reservations are due by February 17!

Find out more here.

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Merry Christmas and happy holidays!

st nicholas 1The Alpen Schuhplattlers wish everyone a joyous holiday season!   May St. Nicholas fill your shoes with treats!

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Harmony WeihnachtsMarkt (German Christmas Market)

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Blacksmith at the Harmony Weihnachtsmarkt. (Image courtesy of the Harmony Museum)

Catch up with the Alpen Schuhplattlers at the annual WeihnachtsMarkt (German Christmas Market) in Harmony, PA on November 8 and 9, 2014.  Here’s our performance schedule:

Saturday, November 8: 12:0012:30 PM and 4:154:45 PM

Sunday, November 9: 2:15 – 2:45 PM and  3:30 – 4:00 PM

Holiday shopping and German dancing a great combo for a beautiful fall weekend!

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