Calendar of Events

Live music at Hermann area venues

 

Music at OakGlenn Winery

11/22/2014
OakGlenn Winery

Saturday — Scottie Kemp, 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday — Johnny Henry, 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.

OakGlenn Winery, Hermann MO

Lantern Parade

11/29/2014
Parade starts and ends at the Amphitheater, Fourth and Gutenberg

Hermann’s Christmas season officially begins with a Lantern Parade through downtown. In Germany, the traditional Festival of Lanterns celebrates the generosity and compassion of Martin of Tours, a German knight who gave half his coat to a beggar. Parade starts at 6:00 p.m. Christmas carols and refreshments after the parade. All ages welcome.

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Music at OakGlenn Winery

11/29/2014
OakGlenn Winery

Saturday — Brian Foggs, 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday — Scottie Kemp, 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.

OakGlenn Winery, Hermann MO

Sounds of Starkenburg

11/29/2014
St. Martin's Church, Starkenburg

Annual holiday concert and soup supper. Barry Bierwirth, a Hermann native now living in St. Louis, will present a holiday concert on the historic Pfeffer pipe organ at 1:00, 3:30 and 7:00 p.m. He will be joined by other Hermann-area performers. Freewill offering. Starkenburg is near Rhineland, two miles north of Highway 94.

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21st Annual Kristkindl Markt

12/06/2014
Stone Hill Winery

Saturday and Sunday, December 6-7

A traditional German Christmas market in Stone Hill’s heated Pavilion. Crafts, Christmas goodies, carolers, hot soups and mulled wine. Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sponsored by Stone Hill Winery. Free

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Holiday House Tour

12/06/2014

Tour Hermann homes decked out for the holidays. Purchase tickets ($10/person) at the Welcome Center, 312 Market Street. Refreshments included. 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Hermann Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Deutschheim Weihnachtsfest

12/06/2014
Deutschheim State Historic Site

Saturday and Sunday, December 6-7

Experience a 19th-century German Christmas celebration at Deutschheim State Historic Site. The Pommer-Gentner House is decorated with greenery and lit by lamplight. Its historic rooms feature Christmas trees decorated with authentic German ornaments. Visitors are invited to sample traditional German Christmas cookies and to learn how Christmas customs of the German immigrants became American traditions still celebrated today. A special Christmas gift shop features springerle molds and rolling pins, recipe books, imported German pop-up cards, and a selection of unique books for Christmas gift giving. Hours are 10:00 to 4:00, Saturday and Sunday.

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St. George Rectory Tour

12/06/2014
St. George Rectory, West Fourth Street

Saturday and Sunday, December 6-7

From wine cellar to attic, the historic Franciscan friary at St. George Catholic Church on West Fourth Street sparkles with lavish holiday displays, including nearly 100 themed Christmas trees. 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Freewill offering.

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Christmas Tablescapes

12/06/2014
Rotunda Building, Upper City Park

Saturday and Sunday, December 6-7

The historic Rotunda Building in the city park sparkles with elaborate Christmas table displays. Warm cider and Christmas carols add to the festivities. Group tours available by appointment. 11:00 to 4:00 p.m. $5 admission. Sponsored by the Gasconade County Historical Society.

Christmas Tablescapes

55th Annual St. George Christmas Bazaar

12/07/2014
St. George Church & Gym, West Fourth Street

All-you-can-eat Christmas dinner, games for children, pictures with Santa, mercantile, auctions and raffle. 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Children’s Concert at 4:00.

St. George Catholic Church

Kristkindl Markt

12/13/2014
Hermannhof Festhalle, Mill, and Hofgarten

Saturday and Sunday, December 13-14

The riverfront Festhalle, open-air Hofgarten and newly restored Mill evoke the ambience of European Christmas markets. 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sponsored by Hermannhof Winery. Adults $3, children 15 and under free.

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Say Cheese Wine Trail

12/13/2014
Hermann Wine Trail

Saturday and Sunday,December 13-14

Cheese and wine pairings, from classic to creative, at seven stops on the scenic Hermann Wine Trail. This event coincides with many holiday happenings in Hermann, including the popular Kristkindl Markt at Hermannhof Winery. Saturday 10:00 to 5:00, Sunday 11:00 to 5:00. $30/person. Advanced tickets required.

Purchase Tickets

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Deutschheim Weihnachtsfest

12/13/2014
Deutschheim State Historic Site

Saturday and Sunday, December 13-14

Experience a 19th-century German Christmas celebration at Deutschheim State Historic Site. The Pommer-Gentner House is decorated with greenery and lit by lamplight. Its historic rooms feature Christmas trees decorated with authentic German ornaments. Visitors are invited to sample traditional German Christmas cookies and to learn how Christmas customs of the German immigrants became American traditions still celebrated today. A special Christmas gift shop features springerle molds and rolling pins, recipe books, imported German pop-up cards, and a selection of unique books for Christmas gift giving. Hours are 10:00 to 4:00, Saturday and Sunday.

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St. George Rectory Tour

12/13/2014
St. George Rectory, West Fourth Street

Saturday and Sunday, December 13-14

From wine cellar to attic, the historic Franciscan friary at St. George Catholic Church on West Fourth Street sparkles with lavish holiday displays, including nearly 100 themed Christmas trees. 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Freewill offering.

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Christmas Tablescapes

12/13/2014
Rotunda Building, Upper City Park

Saturday and Sunday, December 13-14

The historic Rotunda Building in the city Park sparkles with elaborate Christmas table displays. Warm cider and Christmas carols add to the festivities. 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Group tours available by appointment. $5 admission. Sponsored by the Gasconade County Historical Society.

Christmas tablescapes

Columbia Handbell Ensemble

12/13/2014
St. George Catholic Church

The Columbia Handbell Ensemble brings the music of Christmas to Hermann for the 10th year. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. This free event is sponsored by the Hermann Arts Council.

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