Monday, April 30, 2012

Sacramento Turn Verein MAIFEST

Here comes the sun! And spring is just around the corner!
Join us at the MAIFEST – the German May Day celebration of the arrival of spring!
It's happening on SUNDAY, MAY 6 at the Sacramento Turn Verein – our big annual MAIFEST.

  • For family fun, be sure to bring the children along (Don't forget – FREE ADMISSION FOR EVERYONE!):
  • Watch the German Maypole dancers, typical at German May Day celebrations
  • Learn the Maypole dance – special fun for the children, with instruction by the professional dancers
  • Plenty of German music
  • Picnic food
  • Puppet shows for the kids
  • Face painting, and crafts activities too, for the kids
  • Story-telling
  • Biergarten for the adults
  • Kaffee und Kuchen
  • And a special drink for the ladies – the famous “Maibowle” (Hint: it contains strawberries soaked in brandy)
What: The annual Maifest, sponsored by the Turn Verein's German Language School
Where: At the Turn Verein, 3349 J Street in Sacramento
When: Sunday, May 6, from noon until 4 p.m.
Who's invited? All are welcome. Be sure to bring the children!
Admission: FREE
Submitted by Shirley Riemer
Posted by Ron Setzer

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