Annual Erntedankfest will be held on Sunday, September 23, 3 to 6 p.m.
What's an Erntedankfest? It's a very old German celebration of a successful harvest, a celebration that continues even today in Germany.
Do you have German ancestry? You may be interested in attending, finding out a little more about the German people and customs.
Our guests will enjoy not only the truly German-style meal, but will also come away with reminders of the lives of our German-ancestor farmers, who had every reason to celebrate their assurance of another year's food supply, based on the fruits of the year's harvest.
What: An Erntedankfest (harvest celebration), including a German full-course dinner
When: Sunday, September 23, 3 to 6 p.m. (no entry after 3:30 p.m)
Where: In the Banquet Hall of the Sacramento Turn Verein, 3349 J Street, Sacramento (95816)
The dinner: German Harvest Dinner, includes dessert and coffee/tea (other beverages extra)
Cost: $20 per person, paid at the door. (Children 10 and under: $10)
Also: Please bring canned goods or a monetary donation for the Sacramento Food Bank
....... submitted by Shirley Reimer
posted by Sandra Gardner Benward