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January 2014

Hermann Wedding Trail
Saturday, January 11, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A wonderful opportunity for engaged couples and their families to see all Hermann has to offer for a spectacular Wine Country Wedding.


February 2014

He Said Food, She Said Wine
Saturday, February 15, 11:00 a.m., Stone Hill Winery. This class includes food and wine tasting and lays the foundation for understanding how the two work together. Reservations required. $15 per person

Saturday & Sunday, February 22 & 23, 2014
Chocolate Wine Trail

Saturday and Sunday, February 22-23. Sample luscious chocolate and wine pairings at seven stops along the Hermann Wine Trail. A word to the wise—tickets sell out early for this popular Valentine's getaway
Purchase tickets online or fromthe Hermann Welcome Center, 312 Market Street, 800-932-8687.

Cemetery Restoration Fundraiser
Friday, February 28. Dinner and auction. Sponsored by the Brush & Palette Club. - See more at: http://www.visithermann.com/plan-your-visit/calendar-of-events.php#sthash.C0JbApOW.dpuf
 


March 2014

Saturday March 15, 2014—Grapes to Glass 2:00pm
Saturday, March 15, 2:00 p.m., Stone Hill Winery. A two-hour behind-the-scenes VIP winery tour and tasting, led by a member of Stone Hill's winemaking staff. $25 per person. Reservations required. Call 573.486.2221. ONLINE TICKETS»

DATE: Saturday, March 15, 2014
TIME: 2:00 p.m. (tour & tasting will last approximately 2 hours)
WHAT: A special VIP winery tour and tasting. A member of our winemaking staff will lead you on an insightful journey from our Norton vineyard to our tasting room, where you'll learn a few secrets behind our winemaking success.

Hear about the Stone Hill history and winemaking process
Tour Stone Hill vineyard, press house, tank building and cellars
Taste a special barrel sampling of wine or a new tank sample
Engage in a private wine and cheese tasting with a Stone Hill winemaker
Take home your free souvenir wine glass

WHERE: Stone Hill Winery-Hermann.

Sausage Making 101 March 15, 2014 Hermann Wurst Haus
Two-hour class with Wurstmeister Mike Sloan. Ticket price of $49 per person includes hands-on instruction, two pounds of sausage you make during class, lunch, beer and bratwurst tasting, and Wurst Haus goody bag. Classes start at 10:00 and 2:00. Reservations required, attendance limited to 16 participants. Call 573-486-2266.

Bubble Hour March 21, 2014
Where: Adam Puchta WinerySample award-winning Sparkling Brut, paired with gourmet appetizers. Guests may also create their own wine cocktails. 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $25/person, limit 30 participants. Call Aimee at 573-486-5596.

Saturday & Sunday March 22 & 23, 2014 - 35th Annual Hermann Wurstfest
WHAT: 35th Annual Hermann Wurstfest
WHERE Stone Hill Pavilion Hermannhof Festhalle
237 East First St, Hermann MO 65041

March 23-24. Enjoy the Best of the Wurst. This popular citywide event includes a statewide sausage-making contest, samples and sales from the state's leading purveyors, German music and dancing, old-time sausage-making demonstrations and displays and the crowd-pleasing Wiener Dog Derby on Sunday afternoon.

Professional & Amateur Sausage Competition Display of Old-Time Sausage and Wine Making Equipment. Five Catagories: Summer Sausage, Smoked Jerky, Snack Stix, Exotic Fresh Sausage, and Exotic Sausage (Cooked and/or Smoked).

Sunday, March 23rd Annual Weiner Dog Derby, at the Hermann City Park.  Relay Races, Costume Contest and More . Dachshund owners are encouraged to enter their dogs in the "Derby Dash", "Fashion Shows" and " Longest Weiner Dog Contest".  Registration will start at 11am

Wine, Women & Accessories Saturday, March 29th
Saturday, March 29th, Stone Hill Winery. A perfect combination of glamour and fun. Bring your girlfriends to sip and shop.



April 2014

The Music of William H. Pommer
April 4-5. A musical event, featuring compositions by William H. Pommer. Chamber music, vocal, piano, violin and light opera. Sponsored by Deutschheim State Historic Site, the Hermann Arts Council and the Dierberg Educational Foundation.

Tour of Hermann Gravel Challenge

Saturday and Sunday, April 5-6. Two-day cycling event on gravel roads around Hermann. Sponsored by Stone Hill Winery.

Sausage Making 101 April 5, 2014 Hermann Wurst Haus
Two-hour class with Wurstmeister Mike Sloan. Ticket price of $49 per person includes hands-on instruction, two pounds of sausage you make during class, lunch, beer and bratwurst tasting, and Wurst Haus goody bag. Classes start at 10:00 and 2:00. Reservations required, attendance limited to 16 participants. Call 573-486-2266.

Saturday April 12, 2014— Stone Hill Winery Norton Tasting and Dinner
Ten-year vertical Norton tasting followed by a gourmet dinner matched with Stone Hill wines at our restaurant. 5:30 p.m. Reservations required. 
DATE: Saturday, April 12, 2014
TIME: 
Sparkling wine reception begins at 5:30 p.m. 
WHAT:
 Our 24th annual Norton tasting and dinner begins with a sparkling wine and appetizer reception in the Apostle Cellar, then continues on to our pavilion for the 10-Year vertical Norton tasting. There you will have the opportunity to taste 10 vintages, side-by-side, with winemaker Dave Johnson. The tasting is followed by a three-course gourmet wine dinner. This evening you will also get the first chance to purchase some of the older Norton vintages. 
WHERE:
 Stone Hill Winery, in the sparkling wine and appetizer reception will be held in the Apostle Cellar followed by the tasting in the pavilion. The dinner will be served at Vintage Restaurant.
MENU: The sparkling wine reception will feature an assortment of appetizers, and the dinner will be a three-course gourmet dinner matched with Stone Hill's award-winning wines. (The menu is yet to be determined.)
TICKETS: Reservations are required. Seating is limited to 126 people. Tickets are non-refundable and cancellations are not accepted.
To make reservations please contact Victoria Browning at 800-909-9463 ext. 16.
DRESS: Business casual (jackets and ties optional). The Apostle Cellar will be cool. Please bring a jacket.

Saturday April 26, 2014—Grapes to Glass 2:00pm
A special VIP winery tour and tasting. A member of our winemaking staff will lead you on an insightful journey complete with a visit to our Norton vineyard, cellars, tank building and press house, where you'll learn a few secrets behind our winemaking success. Reservations required.
Call 573.486.2221.

DATE: Saturday, April 20, 2013 
TIME: 2:45 p.m. (tour & tasting will last approximately 2 hours)
WHAT: A special VIP winery tour and tasting. A member of our winemaking staff will lead you on an insightful journey from our Norton vineyard to our tasting room, where you'll learn a few secrets behind our winemaking success.

Hear about the Stone Hill history and winemaking process
Tour Stone Hill vineyard, press house, tank building and cellars
Taste a special barrel sampling of wine or a new tank sample
Engage in a private wine and cheese tasting with a Stone Hill winemaker
Take home your free souvenir wine glass

WHERE: Stone Hill Winery-Hermann. 
TICKETS:
 Advance reservations are accepted. Tour size is limited to 40 people. 
To make reservations please contact Victoria Browning at 800-909-9463 ext. 16.

Saturday April 19th, 2014
Hermann Antique Show, Hermannhof Festhalle & Hofgarten, 237 E First St, Sat 9am to 4pm,
Expanded annual antique show at the Hermannhof Festhalle, Hofgarten and the Old Mill. Quality dealers, appraisals, restoration experts. Sponsored by Hermannhof Winery.

Friday, April 25th, 2014 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Alpenhorn Gasthaus - The Perfect Pairing! The kitchen at Alpenhorn Gasthaus in Hermann will host a special evening of great food, highlighting the wonderfully distinctive wines from the Bommarito Estate Winery.  A delicious and fresh springtime 4 course menu will be thoughtfully paired with Bommarito Estate Wines for an evening of great local food and wine!  Enjoy the historic grounds at Alpenhorn Gasthaus and experience the candlelit Wine Cellar where a decadent chocolate dessert pairs up with a glass of award winning Bommarito Estate Port.
Reservations are limited to 24 guest and can be made at alpenhorngasthaus.com or call directly at 573-486-8228

Friday & Saturday, April 25th & 26th, 2014
8th Annual Hermann Shelbyfest, Downtown Hermann

April 25-26 2014. Hundreds of beautifully restored Ford Mustangs gather in Hermann.  This year's event will include an autocross challenge and golf tournament. The 2013 event attracted 300 cars from 13 states.

Saturday, April 27th - Hermann Wedding Trail
Sunday, April 27, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A wonderful opportunity for engaged couples and their families to see all Hermann has to offer for a spectacular Wine Country Wedding.


May 2014

Wild Bacon Wine Trail Saturday & Sunday May 3-4, 2014
Food and wine pairings with an international flair at seven stops on the Hermann Wine Trail. Saturday 10:00 to 5:00; Sunday 11:00 to 5:00. Tickets are $30/person. Advance purchase required. Call1-800-932-8687   for information.

Music at Adam Puchta Winery - Saturday May 3, 2014
Adam Puchta Winery Joe Fry the Guitar Guy plays your favorite golden oldies from the 50s through the 90s. 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Kentucky Derby Day - Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
Stone Hill Winery. Wear your favorite Derby hat for a chance to win in our parade of hats at 3:00. Fan favorite wins!

Bubble Hour May 9, 2014
Where: Adam Puchta WinerySample award-winning Sparkling Brut, paired with gourmet appetizers. Guests may also create their own wine cocktails. 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $25/person, limit 30 participants. Call Aimee at 573-486-5596.

Dueling Pianos - Saturday May 17th, 2014
Saturday, May 17, 6:00 to 10:00 p.m., Stone Hill Winery. Our talented performers take audience requests for anything from Rat Pack to country. $10 per person.

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, May 16, 17 & 18, 2014 - 62nd Annual MAIFEST
Citywide 2014 Maifest Anniversary Celebration
Maifest weekend b
egins Friday evening between the streets of Gutenberg & Schiller and 4th & 5th. The evening is traditionally a homecoming night of sorts, a time for Hermannites to gather for music and camaraderie, while youngsters flock to the jumpy houses.  The jumpy houses, which are sponsored by the Hermann Jaycees, will operate between Gutenberg & Schiller and 4th & 5th streets.

Homecoming Friday Night:
          Sponsored with the Hermann Jaycees
         
Maifest Saturday and Sunday include Schiller Street Volksplatz (Craft Show), German School Museum, Street Entertainments and Food Strassa,  Local Musicians, German Music, Junior Wurstjaegers Dance Group, Maypole Dancers, Hungry Five Band, and much more.

Sausage Making 101 May 24, 2014 Hermann Wurst Haus
Two-hour class with Wurstmeister Mike Sloan. Ticket price of $49 per person includes hands-on instruction, two pounds of sausage you make during class, lunch, beer and bratwurst tasting, and Wurst Haus goody bag. Classes start at 10:00 and 2:00. Reservations required, attendance limited to 16 participants. Call 573-486-2266.

City Concert Band - May 26th, 2014
May 26, 7:30 p.m., Amphitheater. In case of rain, this event will be held at Hermann High School.


June 2014

Garden Tours and Plant Sale: Saturday and Sunday, June 7-8th, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tour beautiful gardens in town and in the countryside around Hermann. Plant sale at the German School. Sponsored by the Hermann Garden Club.

Ticket Sales 9 - 4 Saturday & 9 - 2 Sunday at German School, 4th & Schiller  
Town Tour $10, Country Tour $10, or Town & Country Combo $15
Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more who pre-book.
Walk into private gardens filled with early summer flowers and visit with the gardeners.
For more information contact
info@hermanngardentours.com
For further details contact the Hermann Welcome Center at 1-800-932-8687

Grapes to Glass Saturday,June 7, 2:00 p.m
Stone Hill Winery. A two-hour behind-the-scenes VIP winery tour and tasting, led by a member of Stone Hill's winemaking staff. $25 per person. Reservations required. Call 573.486.2221.

Vintage Car Cruise Sunday, June 8, Stone Hill Winery
Show and see antique and classic cars. Hourly prize drawings for cruisers. Live music, no cover charge.

Summerfest Saturday, June 21, Röbller Vineyard Winery, New Haven
$5 cover charge.
 
Saturday, June 28th, 1 to 5 p.m. at the Tin Mill Brewery.
Rhythm and Brews Festival
Annual event featuring more than 20 Midwest microbreweries. $25 in advance, $30 at the gate.
 

July 2014

Fourth of July Kick-Off 07/03/2014 Amphitheater
Fourth and Gutenberg Grab a lawn chair or blanket and head to the Amphitheater for a great start to your holiday celebration. Sponsored by the Hermann Arts Council.

July 4, 2014
Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration - Citywide
Food booths and vendors open at 4pm on the Riverfront. Games and activities for children all day.  Best Ever 4th of July Parade begins at 4pm at Old High School on Washington and ends at the Riverfront Park. Marching Bands, Antique Horse Drawn Fire Equipment belonging to the Hermann Fire Dept are popular features of the parade.  At 5:15pm there will be a Kids Tractor Pull at the Riverfront Park, with the Owensville Fire Department offering the pedal tractors for the kids to ride.  The Hermann Municipal Band will play marches and patriotic songs at Clara Eitmann Messmer Amphitheatre at Gutengerg between 4th and 5th St. at 7:30pm.  The Fireworks sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce will begin at 9:15pm.

He Said Food, She Said Wine
Saturday, July 19, 11:00 a.m., Stone Hill Winery. This class includes food and wine tasting and lays the foundation for understanding how the two work together. Reservations required. $15 per person

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, July 12, 13, and 14 2013
Cajun Concert on the Hill - Stone Hill Winery, Friday 6pm to 10pm, Saturday & Sunday 1pm to 6pm
Ed Gary and the Louisiana Cajun Aces, a Cajun band from the bayous of Louisiana, will be here for three days of toe-tappin’ Bayou music. Cajun dancers from Louisiana will perform authentic Cajun dances. Friday, music from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, music from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Mouth-watering Cajun food available.  Music Friday from 6:00 to 10:00, Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00. One-day pass $12 for adults, $2 for children 6 to 12.

Saturday & Sunday, July 27 & 28, 2013 Berries & Barbecue Wine Trail
Berries & Barbecue Wine Trail, 7 Wineries Tasting, Hermann Area Wineries, Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 11am to 5pm

TIME: Wine & Food Pairing at Stone Hill and all other wineries: Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

WHAT:
 Travel to seven local wineries tasting berries and barbecue creations paired with wine. Visit any or all wineries and enter in a drawing for a chance to win $210 in winery gift certificates and a one-night stay at a local bed and breakfast inn. 

WHERE:
 Seven local wineries: Stone Hill Winery, Adam Puchta Winery, Bias Winery, Dierberg Star Lane, Hermannhof Winery, OakGlenn Winery, and Röbller Winery. Maps are available at the Hermann Welcome Center and at each participating winery. (Berries & BarBQ wine pairings at Stone Hill in Founders Room, Tasting Room #2.) 

TICKETS: 
$30 per person. Souvenir "Hermann Wine Trail" glass included in ticket price. Limited number of advance tickets. Only 1,200 tickets available. Tickets available online through the Hermann Wecome Center at www.visithermann.com or by calling 1-800-932-8687


August 2014

Summer Scavenger Hunt August 2nd, 2014 Stone Hill Winery
Enjoy wine and live music as you let your inner child out for playtime. Prizes will be awarded. Maximum four to a team. $5 team entry fee.

City Band Concert August 3rd, 2014 Hermann Amphitheater
Fourth & Gutenberg
Grab a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy an open-air concert by the Hermann City Band. In case of rain, this event will be held at Hermann High School.

Grapes to Glass Saturday, August 9th, 2014 2:00 p.m

Stone Hill Winery. A two-hour behind-the-scenes VIP winery tour and tasting, led by a member of Stone Hill's winemaking staff. $25 per person. Reservations required. Call 573.486.2221.

Saturday, August 9, 2014
Grapes to Glass, Stone Hill Winery, Hermann, MO

A special VIP winery tour and tasting. A member of our winemaking staff will lead you on an insightful journey complete with a visit to our Norton vineyard, cellars, tank building and press house, where you'll learn a few secrets behind our winemaking success. Reservations required; limited to 40 people
DATE: Saturday, August 18th, 2012 
TIME: 2:45 p.m. (tour & tasting will last approximately 2 hours)
WHAT: A special VIP winery tour and tasting. A member of our winemaking staff will lead you on an insightful journey from our Norton vineyard to our tasting room, where you'll learn a few secrets behind our winemaking success.

Hear about the Stone Hill history and winemaking process
Tour Stone Hill vineyard, press house, tank building and cellars
Taste a special barrel sampling of wine or a new tank sample
Engage in a private wine and cheese tasting with a Stone Hill winemaker
Take home your free souvenir wine glass

WHERE: Stone Hill Winery-Hermann. 
TICKETS:
 Advance reservations are accepted. Tour size is limited to 40 people. Call Aimee Viehmann at 800-909-9463 ext. 21 for reservations.
COST:
 $25 per person. Tickets will be mailed along with your credit card receipt.

Saturday, August 16, 2014
Sausage-Making 101 at the Hermann Wurst Haus
Learn, hands-on, the German tradition of sausage making. Join two-time hall of famer Wurstmeister
Mike Sloan for this VIP event that's both informative and entertaining. Mike will show you the ropes of
sausage making and cover topics such as, mixing and grinding techniques, ingredients, types of casings,
safe handling, smoking and cooking times and much more. Class is by reservation only, will begin at 10
am and 2 pm and will last approximately 2 - 21⁄2 hours. Tickets are $49 per person and includes a beer
and bratwurst tasting, 2 pounds of your sausage and a Wurst Haus goody bag. Participants receive
10% discount on in store purchases that day. Attendance is limited to 16 people, call 573-486-2266 to
reserve your spot.

Reggae Sunsplash Röbller Vineyard Winery, New Haven
Saturday and Sunday, August 16-17. Enjoy a day of music, wine and food in the beautiful rolling hills of Missouri Wine Country.

Ice Cream Social August 17th, 2014
Hermann City Park, upper level An old-fashioned summer tradition to raise funds for the cemetery restoration project. Sponsored by the Brush & Palette Club.

KT82 Relay Race August 30th, 2014
Creve Coeur to Hermann An 82-mile relay race for runners that starts in Creve Coeur and follows the Katy Trail to Hermann. Sponsored by the St. Louis-based GO! organization. ROUTE MAP»

11th Annual Plein Air Paintout August 30th, 2014
Labor Day Weekend. Midwest artists head outdoors to capture beautiful scenes of Wine Country.


September 2014

Saturday, September 6, 2014
Grapes to Glass, Stone Hill Winery, Hermann, MO

A special VIP winery tour and tasting. A member of our winemaking staff will lead you on an insightful journey complete with a visit to our Norton vineyard, cellars, tank building and press house, where you'll learn a few secrets behind our winemaking success. Reservations required; limited to 40 people
DATE: Saturday, September 7th, 2013
TIME: 2:45 p.m. (tour & tasting will last approximately 2 hours)
WHAT: A special VIP winery tour and tasting. A member of our winemaking staff will lead you on an insightful journey from our Norton vineyard to our tasting room, where you'll learn a few secrets behind our winemaking success.

Hear about the Stone Hill history and winemaking process
Tour Stone Hill vineyard, press house, tank building and cellars
Taste a special barrel sampling of wine or a new tank sample
Engage in a private wine and cheese tasting with a Stone Hill winemaker
Take home your free souvenir wine glass

WHERE: Stone Hill Winery-Hermann. 
TICKETS:
 Advance reservations are accepted. Tour size is limited to 40 people. Call  800-909-9463 ext. 21 for reservations.
COST:
 $25 per person. Tickets will be mailed along with your credit card receipt.

 

Sunday, September 7, 2014
Hermann Wedding Trail, 11:30am to 3:30pm
The Hermann Wedding Trail on Sunday, September 11, will be a chance for couples and their families to taste, tour and meet vendors.
**Hermann Wurst Haus will offer a free glass of local Sparkling Wine to engaged couples and free samples
of Wurst Haus products. See our portfolio of photos from previous events and our wedding and
rehearsal dinner meal display**

Sunday, September 7, 2014
River City Cruisers - Car Show in the Park

Hermann City Park, featuring some 300 vintage cars and trucks. Registration opens at 9:30 a.m. Show runs until 4:00 p.m.

Sausage Making 101 September 13th, 2014 Hermann Wurst Haus
Learn, hands-on, the German tradition of sausage making. Join two-time hall of famer Wurstmeister
Mike Sloan for this VIP event that's both informative and entertaining. Mike will show you the ropes of
sausage making and cover topics such as, mixing and grinding techniques, ingredients, types of casings,
safe handling, smoking and cooking times and much more. Class is by reservation only, will begin at 10
am and 2 pm and will last approximately 2 - 21⁄2 hours. Tickets are $49 per person and includes a beer
and bratwurst tasting, 2 pounds of your sausage and a Wurst Haus goody bag. Participants receive
10% discount on in store purchases that day. Attendance is limited to 16 people, call 573-486-2266 to
reserve your spot.

Dogfish Cross Hermann City Park Saturday and Sunday, September 13-14. Cyclocross bike race at the Hermann City Park.

Hermann Poster Contest Reception 09/20/2014
City Park Rotunda Building Enjoy light appetizers and a beer and wine cash bar while viewing entries for the 2014 Hermann Arts Council Poster Contest. Winning artists will be announced. 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. Free.

Civil War Days September 20 and 21, 2014
Hermann Civil War Days and Hermann Farm Country Fair
Call 636-390-3811 for information.
Hermann Farm Fourth Annual Country Fair, Stable & Old forge & Wagon Werks on Guttenburg St, 10am to 4pm Tours, exhibits and displays of early rural life skills, all of which represent the varied talents and expertise of the German settlers to this region.   Cast iron cooking will take place under the oak trees at the Sesquicentennial Park with a variety of foods prepared to represent a meal hosted for an old time threshing crew.  For $2.50 guests can get a sampler plate of hearty foods prepared over (and under) hot coals by the Hollensteiners and Friends.   The Montgomery Threshers will participate by bringing an old steam engine, threshing machine, old plows, hit and miss engines, along with collections of rural farm equipment.  A small petting zoo with farm animals will also be part of the day's festivities. A broom maker from Warrenton will exhibit his craft, you'll meet a blacksmith at work at the forge and apple butter making will fill the air with the scent of harvest and wood smoke. Demonstrations and Exhibits will be inside the Gutenberg Stable and the Old Forge and Wagon Werks as well as the Hofgarten.   Antique buggies, old sleighs, and horse drawn conveyances will also be part of the permanent exhibits at the Stable and Old Forge locations.   

Corn Husk dolls, the use of indigo as a dye plant, the Hermann Farm's Friendly Loom,  Jams and Jellies and Pickles, Clydesdale work horses and Missouri Mules,  Basketry, Primitive Crewel Work framed in old barn wood, Braided Rugs, Beekeeping, Weaving and Spinning, a Seamstress making Christening Gowns,  Wood Carving, Soap Making, Quilting,
Hand Tooled Saddlery and Tack, Fiddlers, Rick Rack and Gingham Apron Exhibit, Scherenschnitte and Springerle, beekeeping, and Rope Making. 

Tunes & Balloons 09/27/2014 Röbller Vineyard Winery, New Haven
Enjoy music and wine while watching balloons launch from the New Haven City Park. 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. $5 cover charge.

Woof, Wag & Wine 09/28/2014 Stone Hill Winery
Bring your friendly, four-legged friend to the winery. A local animal shelter will be on hand to help kick off Adopt-a-Dog month.

 


October  2014    
Hermann Oktoberfest (4 weekends in October)

First Weekend in October

Saturday, October 4

Historic Hermann's Museum at the German School
Fourth & Schiller. 10:00 to 4:00. Self-guided tours of museum rooms. Adults, $5; students, $3; children 5 and under free.

Deutschheim State Historic Site
107 West Second, 10:00 to 4:00. Free exhibits and interpretive displays. Guided tours at 10:00, 12:30 and 2:30. Adults $4, children 12 and under $2.50.

White House Hotel
232 East Wharf Street. Ticket booth opens at 10:00. Guided lantern tours Friday and Saturday at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Self-guided tours throughout the day Saturday, starting at 10:00 a.m., and Sunday, 1:00 to 4:00.

Hermannhof Festhalle
East First Street. German music by the Loehnig Family, 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. . Wine, beer & brats.

Stone Hill Winery
Steve Leslie Band, 1:00 to 5:00 in the Pavilion. German food stand.

Hermannhof Winery
East First Street. Live entertainment, 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

OakGlenn Winery
Music by Borderline, 11:30 to 5:30. $5 cover charge.

Adam Puchta Winery
Music by Burnt Toast, 12:00 to 4:00. $3 cover charge

Tin Mill Brewery
Music, 2:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Concert Hall and Barrel
Music by Nexus, 3:00 p.m. to closing

Robller Vineyard
Music by Ohms Brothers, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Lost Creek Vineyard
Music by Harmony Grove, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Oktoberfest German Bier Garten
Sesquicentennial Park on Gutenberg Street. Food available from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Music by the Younger Brothers, noon to 4:00 p.m. Music by Mood Elevator, 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.
 

Lion's Club Kettle Corn
First & Schiller. 11:00 to 5:00. Hot dogs, brats & drinks.

Masonic Lodge Caboose
East First Street. Brats, burgers, hot dogs, soda and kettle corn.

Red Barn Crafts & Antiques
523 West Ninth. 10:00 to 5:00. Where the past comes alive through tools of yesteryear.

Banktoberfest at the Bank Bar
Music by The Bluff-Tones at the Bank Bar on Schiller Street. 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.


Sunday, October 5
 

Historic Hermann's Museum at the German School
Fourth & Schiller. Noon to 4:00. Self-guided tours of newly renovated museum rooms. Adults, $5; students, $3; children 5 and under free.

Deutschheim State Historic Site
107 West Second, 10:00 to 4:00. Free exhibits and interpretive displays. Guided tours at 10:00, 12:30 and 2:30. Adults $4, children 12 and under $2.50.

Stone Hill Winery
Music by the Loehnig German Band, 1:00 to 5:00 in the Pavilion. German food stand.

Hermannhof Winery
Music by Solo Richie, 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

OakGlenn Winery
Music by Rayna Kay, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Adam Puchta Winery
Music by the Bag Lunch Blues Band, 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. $3 cover charge.

Robller Vineyard
Music by Bob Gleason, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Lion's Club Kettle Corn
First & Schiller. 11:00 to 5:00. Hot dogs, brats & drinks.

Masonic Lodge Caboose
East First Street. Brats, burgers, hot dogs, soda and kettle corn.

Red Barn Crafts & Antiques
523 West Ninth. Noon to 5:00 p.m. Where the past comes alive through tools of yesteryear.


Second Weekend of October

Saturday, October 11

62nd Annual Arts and Crafts Festival
Hermann Middle School, Highway 100 West, 9:00 to 5:00. Exhibition and sale of a wide variety of handcrafted items. Sponsored by the Hermann Area Chamber of Commerce. $1 donation.

Historic Hermann's Museum at the German School
Fourth & Schiller. 10:00 to 4:00. Self-guided tours of newly renovated museum rooms. Adults, $5; students, $3; children 5 and under free.

Deutschheim State Historic Site
107 West Second, 10:00 to 4:00. Free exhibits and interpretive displays. Guided tours at 10:00, 12:30 and 2:30. Adults $4, children 12 and under $2.50.

White House Hotel
232 East Wharf Street. Ticket booth opens at 10:00. Guided lantern tours Friday and Saturday at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Self-guided tours throughout the day Saturday, starting at 10:00 a.m., and Sunday, 1:00 to 4:00.

Hermannhof Festhalle
German music by the Loehnig Family, 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. . Wine, beer & brats.

Stone Hill Winery
Music by 8 Track, 1:00 to 5:00 in the Pavilion. German food stand.

Hermannhof Winery
Music by Solo Richie, 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

OakGlenn Winery
Music by Kricket Alley, 11:30 to 5:30. $5 cover charge.

Adam Puchta Winery
Music by the Sins Country, 11:30 to 5:30. $3 cover charge.

Robller Vineyard
Music by Mark Moebeck, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Lost Creek Vineyard
Live music, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Tin Mill Brewery
Music by Dock Ellis, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Concert Hall and Barrel
Music by Nexus, 3:00 p.m. to closing

Lion's Club Kettle Corn
First & Schiller. 11:00 to 5:00. Hot dogs, brats & drinks.

Masonic Lodge Caboose
East First Street. Brats, burgers, hot dogs, soda and kettle corn.

Oktoberfest German Bier Garten
Sesquicentennial Park on Gutenberg Street. Food available from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Music by
Ubercool, noon to 4:00 and 6:00 to 10:00.

Red Barn Crafts & Antiques
523 West Ninth. 10:00 to 5:00. Where the past comes alive through tools of yesteryear.

St. George Church Smorgasbord Dinner
128 West Fourth Street. Serving 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Banktoberfest at the Bank Bar
Music by Sweet and Low at the Bank Bar on Schiller Street, 6:00 to 10:00 p.m


Sunday, October 12

62nd Annual Arts and Crafts Festival
Hermann Middle School, Highway 100 West, 10:00 to 4:00. Exhibition and sale of a wide variety of handcrafted items. Sponsored by the Hermann Area Chamber of Commerce. $1 donation

Historic Hermann's Museum at the German School
Fourth & Schiller. Noon to 4:00. Self-guided tours of newly renovated museum rooms. Adults, $5; students, $3; children 5 and under free.

Deutschheim State Historic Site
107 West Second, 10:00 to 4:00. Free exhibits and interpretive displays. Guided tours at 10:00, 12:30 and 2:30. Adults $4, children 12 and under $2.50.

Stone Hill Winery
Music by the Loehnig German Band, 1:00 to 5:00 in the Pavilion. German food stand.

Hermannhof Winery
Music by Solo Richie, 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

OakGlenn Winery
Music by Rickie Lee Tanner, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Adam Puchta Winery
Music by Russ Anderson, 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. $3 cover charge.

Röbller Vineyard
Music by Mick Byrd, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

St. George Church Smorgasbord Dinner
128 West Fourth Street. Serving 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Lion's Club Kettle Corn
First & Schiller. 11:00 to 5:00. Hot dogs, brats & drinks.

Masonic Lodge Caboose
East First Street. Brats, burgers, hot dogs, soda and kettle corn.

Red Barn Crafts & Antiques
523 West Ninth. Noon to 5:00. Where the past comes alive through tools of yesteryear.


Third Weekend in October

Saturday, October 18

Artists of Wine Country
10:00 to 5:00. Free self-guided tour. Meet award-winning artist, discover unique holiday gifts. Artists profiles and maps available at the Community Center, 315 Schiller Street.

Historic Hermann's Museum at the German School
Fourth & Schiller. 10:00 to 4:00. Self-guided tours of newly renovated museum rooms. Adults, $5; students, $3; children 5 and under free.

Deutschheim State Historic Site
107 West Second, 10:00 to 4:00. Free exhibits and interpretive displays. Guided tours at 10:00, 12:30 and 2:30. Adults $4, children 12 and under $2.50.

Oktoberfest German Bier Garten
Sesquicentennial Park on Gutenberg Street. Food available from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Live entertainment by the
Younger Brothers Band, noon to 4:00. Music by Pilot Grove, 6:00 to 10:00.

Hermannhof Festhalle
Music by the Loehnig Family, 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wine, beer & brats.

Stone Hill Winery
Music by the Steve Leslie Band, 1:00 to 5:00 in the Pavilion. German food stand.

Hermannhof Winery
Music by Solo Richie, 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

OakGlenn Winery
Music by Headrush, 11:30 to 5:30. $5 cover charge

Adam Puchta Winery
Music by Brian Curran & Adam Andrews, 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. $3 cover charge

Röbller Vineyard
Music by Bob Gleason, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Lost Creek Vineyard
Music by Mid-Life Crisis, 1:00 to 5:30 p.m.

Tin Mill Brewery
Music by Pennsylvania Slim, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Concert Hall and Barrel
Music by Nexus, 3:00 p.m. to closing

Lion's Club Kettle Corn
First & Schiller. 11:00 to 5:00. Hot dogs, brats & drinks.

Masonic Lodge Caboose
East First Street. Brats, burgers, hot dogs, soda and kettle corn.

Red Barn Crafts & Antiques
523 West Ninth. 10:00 to 5:00. Where the past comes alive through tools of yesteryear.

Banktoberfest at the Bank Bar
Music by Lisa London and JV at the Bank Bar on Schiller Street, 6:00 to 10:00 p.m


Sunday, October 19

Artists of Wine Country
11:00 to 4:00. Free self-guided tour. Meet award-winning artist, discover unique holiday gifts. Artists profiles and maps available at the Community Room, 315 Schiller Street.

Historic Hermann's Museum at the German School
Fourth & Schiller. Noon to 4:00. Self-guided tours of newly renovated museum rooms. Adults, $5; students, $3; children 5 and under free.

Deutschheim State Historic Site
107 West Second, 10:00 to 4:00. Free exhibits and interpretive displays. Guided tours at 10:00, 12:30 and 2:30. Adults $4, children 12 and under $2.50.

Stone Hill Winery
Music by the Loehnig German Band, 1:00 to 5:00 in the Pavilion. German food stand.

Hermannhof Winery
Music by Solo Richie, 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Hermann Mill
East First Street. Open for tour, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wine, beer and food.

OakGlenn Winery
Music by John Bartley, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Adam Puchta Winery
Music by Adam Stanley, 12:00 to 4:00. $3 cover charge.

Röbller Vineyard
Music by Mick Byrd, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Lion's Club Kettle Corn
First & Schiller. 11:00 to 5:00. Hot dogs, brats & drinks.

Masonic Lodge Caboose
East First Street. Brats, burgers, hot dogs, soda and kettle corn.

Red Barn Crafts & Antiques
523 West Ninth. 10:00 to 5:00. Where the past comes alive through tools of yesteryear.


Fourth Weekend in October

Saturday, October 25

Historic Hermann's Museum at the German School
Fourth & Schiller. 10:00 to 4:00. Self-guided tours of newly renovated museum rooms. Adults, $5; students, $3; children 5 and under free.

Deutschheim State Historic Site
107 West Second, 10:00 to 4:00. Free exhibits and interpretive displays. Free tours of the Pommer-Gentner House, 10:00 to 4:00. Guided tours at 10:00, 12:30 and 2:30. Adults $4, children 12 and under $2.50.

White House Hotel
232 East Wharf Street. Ticket booth opens at 10:00. Guided lantern tours Friday and Saturday at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Self-guided tours throughout the day Saturday, starting at 10:00 a.m., and Sunday, 1:00 to 4:00.

Oktoberfest German Bier Garten
Sesquicentennial Park on Gutenberg Street. Food available from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Live music by Herb Eberle, noon to 4:0. Music by Tumbleweed, 6:00 to 10:00.

Hermannhof Festhalle
German music by the Loehnig Family, 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wine, beer & brats.

Stone Hill Winery
Music by Pilot Grove, 1:00 to 5:00 in the Pavilion. German food stand.

Hermannhof Winery
Music by Solo Richie, 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Tin Mill Brewery
Music by the Fusion Blues Band, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

OakGlenn Winery
Music by Trilogy, 11:30 to 5:30. $5 cover charge.

Adam Puchta Winery
Music by Oatmeal for the Foxhounds, 12:00 to 4:00. $3 cover charge.

Röbller Vineyard
Music by the Ohms Brothers, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Lost Creek Vineyard
Music by Three Point Hitch, 1:00 to 5:30 p.m.

Concert Hall and Barrel
Music by Nexus, 3:00 p.m. to closing

Lion's Club Kettle Corn
First & Schiller. 11:00 to 5:00. Hot dogs, brats & drinks.

Red Barn Crafts & Antiques
523 West Ninth. 10:00 to 5:00. Where the past comes alive through tools of yesteryear.

Banktoberfest at the Bank Bar
Halloween bash at the Bank Bar on Schiller Street. Music by the Bluff-Tones, 6:00 to 10:00 p.m


Sunday, October 26

Historic Hermann's Museum at the German School
Fourth & Schiller. Noon to 4:00. Self-guided tours of newly renovated museum rooms. Adults, $5; students, $3; children 5 and under free.

Deutschheim State Historic Site
107 West Second, 10:00 to 4:00. Free exhibits and interpretive displays. Guided tours at 10:00, 12:30 and 2:30. Adults $4, children 12 and under $2.50.

Hermann Area Chorus Fall Concert
Hermann High School Auditorium 2:00 p.m. Free admission.

Stone Hill Winery
Music by Pat Auberry, 1:00 to 5:00 in the Pavilion. German food stand.

Hermannhof Winery
Music by Solo Richie, 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Hermann Mill
East First Street, near the Festhalle. Open for tour, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wine, beer and food available.

OakGlenn Winery
Music by Mice Is Nice, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Adam Puchta Winery
Music by Oatmeal for the Foxhounds, 12:00 to 4:00. $3 cover charge.

Robller Vineyard
Music by Mark Moebeck, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Simon’s on the Waterfront
Karaoke with DJ Lynzy, 7:00 p.m. to midnight.

Lion's Club Kettle Corn
First & Schiller. 11:00 to 5:00. Hot dogs, brats & drinks.

Red Barn Crafts & Antiques
523 West Ninth. 10:00 to 5:00. Where the past comes alive through tools of yesteryear.

Cemetery Walk
Hermann City Cemetery, starting at the Mausoleum, 3:00 p.m. Costumed impersonators
of persons buried in the oldest portions of the cemetery. Sponsored by the Brush and Palette Club. Tickets $10.

Saturday & Sunday, October 18 & 19, 2014
The Artists of Wine Country Art Walks and Talks - Saturday from 10am to 5pm and Sunday from Noon to 4pm -

Sponsored by The Artists of Wine Country? on the third weekend of Oktoberfest.  This is replacing the former Studio Tours and is a Special Free Self-Guided Walking Tour to Art Galleries, Gardens, Museums, Murals, and Public Buildings in Historic District of Hermann.
t will feature very brief "Art Talks" by the Artists of Wine Country who will exhibit and talk about special features of their artwork.  Special Guests will talk about some of the unique art treasures and architecture in Hermann. 
 The "Art Walks & Talks Guide" can be picked up at the Gasconade Country Historical Society Community Room, 315 Schiller Street.

Appreciate (and Buy!) Their Unique Artwork in Metal, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Fiber, Vitreous Enamel and Wood.  A great place to find unique gifts for the Holidays and other special occasions.  Artist Profiles & Map to Studios provided. Most studios located in historic homes and storefronts.  Map and Guide available at the Community Room at 315 Schiller  Street on days of Tour.  Many studio “tourists” may want to spread their visits over the two days, so they can spend enough time talking to each artist.  Hermann is the B&B capitol of Missouri with over forty B&Bs and 5 area wineries.  Free Admission. Call 573 486 2444 for information.

Saturday & Sunday, October 11 & 12, 18 & 19, 25 & 26, 2014
Pin Oak Farms, U-Pick Pumpkin Patch, Sat 10am to 5:30, Sun Noon to 5:30
Located 1/2 mile west of New Haven on Hwy 100, 1 1/2 mile south on Hwy E and watch for signs. Come and visit and spend a day amongst the beautiful autumn colors choosing your perfect pumpkin from the fields.  Ride the wagon to the field, , find your way through the corn maze,  a tub o'corn for the little kids..  Call for rates and reservations for group and family hay rides with bon fire, 573 237 4088. Open September 30th thru October 29. 
http://www.pinoakfarms.com

November 2014

Saturday, November 1, 2014
Grapes to Glass, Stone Hill Winery, Hermann, MO

A special VIP winery tour and tasting. A member of our winemaking staff will lead you on an insightful journey complete with a visit to our Norton vineyard, cellars, tank building and press house, where you'll learn a few secrets behind our winemaking success. Reservations required; limited to 40 people
DATE: Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 
TIME: 2:45 p.m. (tour & tasting will last approximately 2 hours)
WHAT: A special VIP winery tour and tasting. A member of our winemaking staff will lead you on an insightful journey from our Norton vineyard to our tasting room, where you'll learn a few secrets behind our winemaking success.

Hear about the Stone Hill history and winemaking process
Tour Stone Hill vineyard, press house, tank building and cellars
Taste a special barrel sampling of wine or a new tank sample
Engage in a private wine and cheese tasting with a Stone Hill winemaker
Take home your free souvenir wine glass

WHERE: Stone Hill Winery-Hermann. 
TICKETS:
 Advance reservations are accepted. Tour size is limited to 40 people. Call  800-909-9463 ext. 21 for reservations.
COST:
 $25 per person. Tickets will be mailed along with your credit card receipt.

Sausage Making 101 November 1, 2014 Hermann Wurst Haus
Learn, hands-on, the German tradition of sausage making. Join two-time hall of famer Wurstmeister
Mike Sloan for this VIP event that's both informative and entertaining. Mike will show you the ropes of
sausage making and cover topics such as, mixing and grinding techniques, ingredients, types of casings,
safe handling, smoking and cooking times and much more. Class is by reservation only, will begin at 10
am and 2 pm and will last approximately 2 - 21⁄2 hours. Tickets are $49 per person and includes a beer
and bratwurst tasting, 2 pounds of your sausage and a Wurst Haus goody bag. Participants receive
10% discount on in store purchases that day. Attendance is limited to 16 people, call 573-486-2266 to
reserve your spot.

Saturday & Sunday, November 15 & 16, 2014
Holiday Fare Wine Trail, 7 Hermann Area Wineries, Sat 10 to 5pm, Sun 11am to 5pm
Travel to 7 local wineries tasting seasonal Holiday foods paired with wine.  Traveling to each course, visitors will wind their way through some of the prettiest scenery in Missouri.  The Wine Trail meanders along the Missouri River for some 20 miles between Hermann and New Haven leading travelers down country lanes and through picture postcard villages. Holiday Fare Wine Trail tickets are $30 per person, and advance purchase is required. For information call the Hermann Welcome Center 800 932 8687.   Limited number of tickets available through the Hermann Welcome Center.  Maps available at the Hermann Welcome Center (312 Market St, Hermann) and each winery.  Stone Hill Winery Toffee Bars with Caramel, paired with Cream Sherry,  Hermannhof Winery Jambon de Chablis (Chablis-style ham), paired with Chardonel, paired with Almond Tree Rose',  OakGlenn Winery Smoked Pork Loin with Chardonel Ginger Sauce, paired with Chardonel,  Bias Winery Sweet Potato Crisp, paired with River Bluff Rouge, Röbller Winery Roast Turkey Medallion with Tomato Apple Chutney, paired with Letrompier Noir,  Adam Puchta Winery Pommes Paysanne (Provencal Potato Casserole), paired with Hunters Red

Saturday & Sunday, November 15 & 16, 2014
Pea Ridge Forest Christmas Tree Farm - 9am to Dark, 6 Miles East of Herman on Highway 94
Pea Ridge is open every day to Christmas, for families to select and cut their own fresh tree.  It is a tradition for many families to board the tractor drawn wagon and venture out to find and cut the perfect tree.  Afterwards you can browse the Gift Shop (For Handmade Wreaths, Roping, Ornaments, Etc), visit Santa, warm by the fire in our remodeled barn, drink hot chocolate and visit the Snack Stand (Weekends Only). 636.932.4687

Saturday & Sunday, November 22 & 23, 2014
Pea Ridge Forest Christmas Tree Farm - 9am to Dark, 6 Miles East of Herman on Highway 94
Pea Ridge is open every day to Christmas, for families to select and cut their own fresh tree.  It is a tradition for many families to board the tractor drawn wagon and venture out to find and cut the perfect tree.  Afterwards you can browse the Gift Shop (For Handmade Wreaths, Roping, Ornaments, Etc), visit Santa, warm by the fire in our remodeled barn, drink hot chocolate and visit the Snack Stand (Weekends Only). 636.932.4687

Saturday, November 29, 2014
Sounds of Starkenburg Holiday Concert, Starkenburg, MO, 2pm and 7pm
The sounds of the historical Pfeffer pipe organ, a solo mezzo-soprano voice, and brass handbells will fill the St. Martin Church Museum in Starkenburg for two performances of a Holiday Concert on Saturday, Nov. 28.

Performances will be held at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

 

The concert highlights music of the Advent and the Christmas seasons, and will be offered free to the public. Barry Bierwirth, a Hermann native and noted musician in St. Louis, will work the foot pedals and keys of the Pfeffer pipe organ to bring out the most beautiful songs, getting everyone into the Advent spirit.

Joining him in this Holiday Concert will be the St. Paul United Church of Christ Handbell Choir of Hermann. The 14-member choir plays four octaves of handbells and three octaves of hand chimes. Other percussion instruments will be used during the concert to enhance a variety of musical selections and techniques.

 

The acoustics and setting of the historical St. Martin Church Museum - built mostly by immigrants from Bavaria and their descendents, and restored to how it looked in about 1900 - provides a venue that will be sure to put the audience into the spirit of Advent and Christmas.

St. Martin Church Museum is located 2 miles north of Highway 94, at Rhineland, on Highway P. The building is handicap-accessible.

 

For more information contact the Church of the Risen Savior Rectory at 573-236-4390 or e-mail pastor@historicshrine.org.

St. Martin Church Museum is located 2 miles north of Highway 94, at Rhineland, on Highway P. The building is handicap-accessible.

 Guided tours are available upon request by contacting Shirley Koenig at the 573 236 4377 (day) or 573 252 4551 (evening).  For more information about the churches and grounds at Starkenburg visit www.historicshrine.org

Saturday, November 29, 2014
Lantern Parade
The Weihnachtsstrasse will open November 28 with a Children's Lantern Parade (Parade begins at 6pm from the Festhalle at First & Guttenburg)  The Lantern Parade will travel to the Clara Eitman Amphatheatre.. 


December 2014

Saturday & Sunday, December 6 & 7, 2014
Lewis & Clark Christmas 10am to 4pm Hermannhof Festhalle

It's like Christmas of 1809 when the Corps of Discovery of St Charles holds demonstrations and exhibits at the Hofgarten. The group will camp along Frene Creek and cook up bison chili and educate visitors about one of the most incredible adventures in American history as told in the journals of Lewis and Clark. Their Christmas Ball is held at the Festhalle on the eve of December 3rd. There is rousing music and dance lessons featured at the grand ball where you can learn to dance the quadrille and meet President Thomas Jefferson, Sacajewea, Toussant Charbenneau, York, and other members of the journey. Banquet tickets on sale at Welcome Center or call 800-932-8687.

Saturday & Sunday, December 6th & 7th and 13th & 14th 2014
21st
Annual Kristkindl Markt - Stone Hill Winery Pavilion - Saturday form 10am to 5pm, Sunday from 10am to 4pm
A traditional German Christmas Market in Stone Hill Winery's heated Pavilion. Crafts, Christmas goodies, carolers, Schnellimbusshot soups, homemade cookies and mulled cider.
Ornaments, Fine Handwovens, Felted Hats, Painted China, Star Joy Santas, Deutschheim Verein German Gifts, Pottery, German Kloppelei Lace Making, Art and Crafts, Photographs of Wine Country, Sausages, Wreaths and Beautiful home Decor! Best of Missouri Hands artistic Angels, folk art, crafts and unusual gift ideas.  Free Admission. For more information email Kay@stonehillwinery.com.

Saturday, December 6th & 7th and 13th & 14th, 2014
Holiday
House Tour, 2pm to 7pm, Tickets at Visitors Center, 312 Market St
Saturday and Sunday 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tour four beautifully decorated Hermann homes. Tickets ($10/person) include refreshments. Purchase at the Welcome Center, 312 Market Street, or call 573-486-2744 or 800-932-8687. Sponsored by the Hermann Area Chamber of Commerce.

Saturday & Sunday, December 6th & 7th and 13th & 14th, 2014
Weihnachtsfest - Deutschheim State Historic Site - Strehly House, 130 West Second Street, Hermann, MO, 10am to 4pm
This is a must see in Hermann. Christmas open house with six different decorated 19th century Christmas trees, toy collections.  Taste German cookie samples and watch craft demonstrations. The gift shop has large selection of the German cookie molds and a staff that will show you the impression they make in PlayDoh. A wonderful assortment of books on Hermann History and cook books from years past and present are also available in the gift shop. See outstanding examples of 19th century Missouri German handwork, folk art and furniture. Learn about early German culture in Missouri through our exhibits and colorfully costumed interpreters. Admission if free. For information Deutschheim State Historic Site, 109 West Second Street, Hermann, MO 65041 573.486.2200.
Costumed Tour Guides and Samples of German Cookies: Springerle and Lebkuchen.   Enjoy Old World Holiday Customs with both the Pommer-Gentner and Strehly Homes ( both houses excellent examples of Missouri German Architecture )  bedecked for the season.

Saturday & Sunday, December 6th & 7th and 13th and 14th, 2014
German Bakery at Historic Hermann’s Museum,  Sat. 10 to 4pm, Sun 12 to 4pm
 
With traditional candles in every window, and wreaths on the doors, the Museum is ready to participate in Hermann’s annual Kristkindl Markts.   Old family recipes are used to create traditional holiday treats.  Stollen, Lebkuchen, Schnitzbrot, Ginger Mondel Brot, Pffernuesse, Mondelschnitz and beautiful Springerle cookies are baked by several local women, then offered for sale in the Museum’s richly decorated gift shop.  Historic Hermann is sponsoring this event at 312 Schiller St (the corner of 4th & Schiller in Hermann).  Admission to the bakery is free, however, if wanting to tour the Museum, there is a nominal charge.  All money raised is used to preserve the Museum and it's collections.  The bakery is only during Kristkindl Markt weekends ~  Dec. 3-4 and 10-11, 2011

Saturday & Sunday, December 7 & 8, 2013
Pea Ridge Forest Christmas Tree Farm - 9am to Dark, 6 Miles East of Herman on Highway 94
Pea Ridge is open every day to Christmas, for families to select and cut their own fresh tree.  It is a tradition for many families to board the tractor drawn wagon and venture out to find and cut the perfect tree.  Afterwards you can browse the Gift Shop (For Handmade Wreaths, Roping, Ornaments, Etc), visit Santa, warm by the fire in our remodeled barn, drink hot chocolate and visit the Snack Stand (Weekends Only). 636.932.4687

Saturday & Sunday, December 6th & 7th and 13th & 14th, 2014
Annual Holiday Rectory Tour of St George Catholic Church, 11am to 8pm
Father Bill Debo and members of St. George Catholic Church provide an incredible display of themed decorations in the historic Rectory on 4th Street to celebrate Christmas. One of Hermann's newest Holiday traditions. Donations to Hermann Ministerial Alliance.

Christmas Tablescapes 2014
Saturday and Sunday, December 6-7 and 13-14, 11:00 to 4:00. 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. $5 admission. Sponsored by the Gasconade County Historical Society.  

Saturday & Sunday, December 13 & 14, 2014
Kristkindl Festivities, Hermannhof Festhalle & Hoffgarten, Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 10am to 4pm, Free Admission
Old European style market in one of Hermann's most spectacular settings, the Festhalle, which is decorated with boxwood garland, a 14 foot tall tree, theme trees include a Hummel Tree, a German Springerle Tree, and new this year a Nutcracker Suite tree filled with gumdrops and Scherenschnitte (German paper cuttings) of all the characters from the ballet. Foods, German baked goods, music and a live Nativity all make this one of Hermann's most endearing events. Over two dozen vendors with booths decorated for the season offering gifts for everyone on your list. For information contact 573-486-FARM.

Experience the sights, sounds and scents of the Holiday season.  Demonstrations and displays of Old World art and craft at this traditional Christmas Markt.   Traditional gluhwein served in souvenir Kristkindl mugs,  Live entertainment daily.This year at the Kristkindl Markt at the Festhalle you will find an old time Christmas leaping from the pages of a textbook.  Many participants will don festive costumes and briefly create the character of a holiday market in Germany. 

Saturday & Sunday, December 13 & 14, 2014
Pea Ridge Forest Christmas Tree Farm - 9am to Dark, 6 Miles East of Herman on Highway 94
Pea Ridge is open every day to Christmas, for families to select and cut their own fresh tree.  It is a tradition for many families to board the tractor drawn wagon and venture out to find and cut the perfect tree.  Afterwards you can browse the Gift Shop (For Handmade Wreaths, Roping, Ornaments, Etc), visit Santa, warm by the fire in our remodeled barn, drink hot chocolate and visit the Snack Stand (Weekends Only). 636.932.4687

Say Cheese Wine Trail
Saturday and Sunday,December 13-14. Saturday 10:00 to 5:00, Sunday 11:00 to 5:00. 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. $30/person. Advanced tickets required.

 

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