Activities 2016

For additional German activities in the area see the website of the 
Deutschamerikanischer Bürgerverein von Maryland:

April 8, 2016

Annual Meeting and Casual Dinner

of the German Society is held at the Zion Church in Baltimore.
 Dinner is at 6:30 pm. (free) Please bring a dessert.
Meeting immediately following the dinner.
Pictures from the 2015 meeting
May 22 , 2016

Student Awards Ceremony
3:00 pm at Zion Church in Baltimore

for  High School and College German students
Cash awards are presented to HS students who scored in the top 20% on the National AATG German exam.
2016 Award Pictures and Program
2015 Award Pictures and Program

pictures from earlier awards ceremonies
June 26, 2016

Great German Family Picnic on the Shores of Chesapeake Bay at Kurtz's Beach

Three Covered Pavilions on a Great Seashore Location at Kurtz's Beach
Hot food- Draft Beer (German & Domestic), Soda, Iced Tea & Coffee
July 23-24, 2016

Maryland German Festival

Timonium Fair Grounds 
pictures from the festival-2016

pictures from earlier festivals
September 24-25,2016

Oktoberfest at Timonium Fairgrounds

organized by the Buergerverein of Maryland

information and prices

September 29, 2016

Opening of the U-Deutschland Exhibit at the Maryland Historical Society of Maryland

See the Maryland Historical Society site:
Event begins Sept 29, 2016.
Story of the U-Deutschland by Captain Brian Hope

Pamphlet about the U-Deutschland by the German Society

1916 article about the U-Deutschland in Die Abendschule - ein illustriertes Familienblatt

October 2, 2016

Michaelmas-Ecumenical Vespers Service

Zion Church, Baltimore, 4:00pm to 7:00pm
more information

October 6, 2016Celebrate the German American Friendship Garden in Washington D.C.
Article about the celebration at the Friendship Garden 

notify Anton Smoot to attend:
October 11, 2016

Society for the History of Germans in Maryland

  Shelley Arnold will be giving the lecture on the history of Germans in Western Maryland with pictures of numerous historic sites.

Send ticket requests to: Dr. Randall Donaldson, Modern Languages and Literature, Loyola University of Maryland, 4501 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210-2699.
For more information contact Nicholas Fessenden, President of the Society for the History of the Germans in Maryland, or 443-542-2263.

October 18, 2016

German American Day at McDaniel College

Theme of this year's German-American Day is "Made in Germany"

for information contact: Mohamed


  Baron Johann deKalb

Our Society will honor his memory at a ceremony on the grounds of
the State House in Annapolis in front of the deKalb
-statue on the southwest lawn.
more information

Henry Gunther Memorial Service


November 6, 2016


Awards Banquet and Dinner Dance 2016

The Valley Mansion by Martins
Sunday evening,4:00pm - 8:00pm, black tie event

To honor our distinguished 2016 Honoree Shelley Arnold
Invite to the 2016 event

2016 Banquet Pictures

2015 Banquet Pictures

more banquet pictures
November 26-27, 2016

Christkindl Markt at Zion Church in Baltimore
Saturday 10-4; Sunday 11-4

more information

November, 2016

Inner Harbor Christmas Market