Glass Fest & Ren Fest

Enjoy the first weekend of autumn with the Alpen Schuhplattlers!  We’re performing at two festivals on Sunday, September 28, 2014.

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(Photo courtesy of the Greater Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival.)

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Hofbrauhaus and Pennsylvania Bavarian Oktoberfest

Break out the lederhosen and dirndls!  Catch the Alpen Schuhplattlers at our upcoming performances:

  • On Saturday, September 20th, we’re dancing at Hofbrahaus Pittsburgh’s Oktoberfest at 2:00 PM and 3:15 PM.
  • On Sunday, September 21st, we’re dancing at the Pennsylvania Bavarian Oktoberfest in Canonsburg, PA at 12:30 PM.

See you there!

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Forward march!

The Alpen Schuhplattlers are marching in the German Alliance parade on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. Marchers will parade down East Ohio Street through Pittsburgh’s historic Deutschtown neighborhood, starting at 11 AM. This year’s German-American honorees are Jim Falcioni — musician, impresario, dancer, producer, and long-time member of the Alpen Schuhplattlers! — and Dr. Peter Safar, the father of modern emergency medicine.

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See you at the Erie German Heritage Festival!

Join the Alpen Schuhplattlers at the Erie German Heritage Festival on Labor Day Weekend, 2014! Performance times:

Saturday, August 30th: 1:30 – 2:00 PM & 4:00-4:30 PM
Sunday, August 31st: 1:00-1:30 PM & 3:30-4:00 PM

St. Nick’s Grove, 5131 Old French Rd, Erie, PA, 16509

http://dank-erie.org/festival/

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(Image courtesy of DANK Erie.)

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Alpen Bavarian Fest with musical guest Alex Meixner

Alex Meixner Our Alpen Bavarian Fest is coming up on August 9, 2014! Join the Alpen Schuhplattlers for an evening of dancing and music with Grammy nominee Alex Meixner at the Teutonia Männerchor from 7:30PM – midnight.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for kids 12 and under. A delicious buffet dinner will be served in the Ratskellar from 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM for a separate charge.

For more information and tickets, please contact:

Marina Ruggiero at 412-491-0577 (marina@ruggiero.net).

 

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Alpen Schuhplattlers 50. Stiftungsfest

ASuTV 50th logo 3aEveryone is welcome to celebrate 50 years of dancing, tradition and friendship at our 50. Stiftungsfest.  Don’t forget to reserve tickets for our banquet, Bauernmesse and brunch!  Please send in your reservations by April 11th.

Banquet: April 26, 2014 @ 6PM, IBEW Circuit Center, South Side

Join us for a delicious German dinner and an evening of dance performances and dancing to the music of the Barons.  Adult tickets $40; kids 10 and under $15.

Bauernmesse and Brunch: April 27, 2014 @ 10AM, Teutonia Männerchor

Finish the weekend with a traditional Bauernmesse sung in German.  Join us afterwards for brunch featuring a pig roast!  Brunch tickets: $10.

Reservation forms are available here or in the Teutonia Ratskellar. All events are cash bar; the IBEW Circuit Center accepts cash only.

Questions? Contact Jackie Dorfner at 412.257.7574 or dorfner24@comcast.net.

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Take German out of das Klassenzimmer!

Come to our High School Event!

We offer this special event to German students to learn about Bavarian culture on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, from 6:30-9:30 PM.

Don’t wait, reservations are due by March 3!

Find out more here.

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24. Gaufest Is Here!

The Alpen Schuhplattlers are delighted to be attending the 24. Gaufest des Gauverband Nordamerika in Sandusky, OH hosted by our Patenverein, S.T.V. Bavaria Cleveland, OH.

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49. Stiftungsfest

Tickets are now on sale for our 49. Stiftungsfest on April 20, 2013.

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High School Event Returns!

This special event that we are offering to German students to learn about Bavarian culture will be on

Tuesday, March 19, 2013, from 6:30-9:30PM.

Hurry, reservations are due by March 1!

Find out more here.

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