Germany: A Celebration of Food and Music

Germany: A Celebration of Food and Music

Ames Public Library Auditorium
Free and open to the public

An afternoon of German brass music, treats, and history. Dr. Pamela Riney-Kehrberg from the Iowa State University Department of History will share with us the story of German immigrant farmers with her brief talk, “Culture and Agriculture: German Farmers in Rural Iowa. And Margie Junkan from Cook’s Emporium will share with us some of the foods they brought to our state. Live German waltzes and polkas will be performed by Second Chair Brass. Come learn about the ways that many Iowans’ German ancestors helped make the state.

Partners: Ames Public Library, Ames Historical Society, Iowa State University Department of History, Ames Public Library Friends Foundation, Story County Genealogical Society, University of Iowa, Humanities Iowa, Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, University of Iowa International Programs, Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany Chicago.

 

Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm