Friday, November 16 – Friday Night Music with Steve Bogard!  Steve Bogard will be in the house to entertain us on Friday at the Edelweiss!   We’ll have Friday Night Fried Chicken as the Friday dinner special!  Plus we have plenty of bier on tap and in bottles!     

Looking ahead….  

Thursday, November 22 – The Edelweiss will be Closed for Thanksgiving! 

Friday, November 23

The Edelweiss will be open on Friday, but no Friday night music.  Friday Night Fried Chicken will be dinner special!  

Sunday, December 2 – Ladies Auxiliary Children’s Christmas Party at 1:00!  Join us for an afternoon of music, delicious food, storytelling, cookie decorating and a visit from Santa Claus!  There will be a silent auction with some wonderful holiday gifts to bid on.   Reservations are encouraged so we can make sure we have plenty of seating, food and goodies for the kids.  A salad or dessert is welcomed.  Please call Patty Johns at 317-445-3929 or pjohns@ibj.com.   We will also be collecting food donations for Hunger Inc.  Peanut butter & jelly, canned fruit, canned meats and macaroni & cheese are a few of the items in need.                          

Saturday, December 8:   TGAK Christmas Buffet and Cookie Dance!The Edelweiss Christmas Buffet will feature Rouladen, Jaegerschnitzel, Alt Bier Chicken and Sausages with Kraut.  Featured sides will be German Potato Salad, Red Cabbage, Kaese Spaetzle and Roasted Carrots.   Buffet includes salad bar and fresh rye bread.   Buffet starts at 5:00 followed by dancing/music with Jay Fox in the banquet room at 7:00.  Of course, the full menu will also be available.  We do recommend reservations for parties of more than 4.   Buffet — $16.95 per person.   Admission to the dance is 6 cookies!  Cookies to be shared with all in attendance.  

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This Week at the Edelweiss/The German American Klub….

 Tuesday, November 13  – $10 Tuesday!      This week’s $10 Tuesday will be Bratwurst Sandwich with one side!  Start your meal off with a pretzel – hot out of the oven!  

 Tuesday, November 13  – German Language Lessons Have Returned!  German language classes have started with Janet Price, retired language teacher from Roncalli High School conducting the classes. The cost of the class is $5.00 per person per class, payable at the start of each class.  Classes are structured for the rank beginner or for those who want to brush up on their language skills.  Come early and enjoy dinner with some of your classmates!

 Wednesday, November 14 – Buffet Night!  This week’s buffet will feature Currywurst, Chicken with Heavy Cream, Ham Loaf and Sausages with Kraut.  For sides, German Potato Salad, Buttered Noodles, Green Beans, Stewed Apples and plenty of cold salads!   The full menu will also be available.  

Looking ahead….

Friday, November 16 – Friday Night Music with Steve Bogard!  Steve Bogard will be in the house to entertain us on Friday at the Edelweiss!   We’ll have Friday Night Fried Chicken as the Friday dinner special!  Plus we have plenty of bier on tap and in bottles!   

 Thursday, November 22 – The Edelweiss will be Closed for Thanksgiving! 

Friday, November 23  The Edelweiss will be open on Friday, but no Friday night music.  Friday Night Fried Chicken will be dinner special!  

Sunday, December 2 – Ladies Auxiliary Children’s Christmas Party at 1:00!  Join us for an afternoon of music, delicious food, storytelling, cookie decorating and a visit from Santa Claus!  There will be a silent auction with some wonderful holiday gifts to bid on.   Reservations are encouraged so we can make sure we have plenty of seating, food and goodies for the kids.  A salad or dessert is welcomed.  Please call Patty Johns at 317-445-3929 or pjohns@ibj.com.   We will also be collecting food donations for Hunger Inc.  Peanut butter & jelly, canned fruit, canned meats and macaroni & cheese are a few of the items in need.                          

Saturday, December 8:   TGAK Christmas Buffet and Cookie Dance! The Edelweiss Christmas Buffet will feature Rouladen, Jaegerschnitzel, Alt Bier Chicken and Sausages with Kraut.  Featured sides will be German Potato Salad, Red Cabbage, Kaese Spaetzle and Roasted Carrots.   Buffet includes salad bar and fresh rye bread.   Buffet starts at 5:00 followed by dancing/music with Jay Fox in the banquet room at 7:00.  Of course, the full menu will also be available.  We do recommend reservations for parties of more than 4.   Buffet — $16.95 per person.   Admission to the dance is 6 cookies!  Cookies to be shared with all in attendance.  

 German Heritage Society Essay Contest & Scholarships! The Indiana German Heritage Society supports students at Indiana high schools through scholarships and awards on an annual basis.  The German-American Day Essay Contest for high school students submission deadline is October 31, 2018 with cash prizes.  The deadline for Scholarships for Study Abroad programs is February 15, 2019 with several scholarships for school-sponsored exchange programs such as GAPP or the IU Honors Program.  For more information on both programs, please contact the Indiana German Heritage Society or Claudia Grossmann at cgrossma@iupui.edu

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This Week at the Edelweiss/The German American Klub….

 Tuesday, November 6  – $10 Tuesday!     This week’s $10 Tuesday will be Jaegerschnitzel with one side!  

 Tuesday, November 6  – German Language Lessons Have Returned!  German language classes have started with Janet Price, retired language teacher from Roncalli High School conducting the classes. The cost of the class is $5.00 per person per class, payable at the start of each class.  Classes are structured for the rank beginner or for those who want to brush up on their language skills.  Come early and enjoy dinner with some of your classmates!

 Wednesday, November 7 – Buffet Night!  This week’s buffet will feature Alt Bier Chicken, Schweinebraten, Goulash and Sausages with Kraut.  For sides, German Potato Salad, Buttered Noodles, Green Beans, Red Cabbage and plenty of cold salads!   The full menu will also be available.  

Looking ahead….

Friday, November 9 – Friday Night Music with Ken & Debbie Wilson!  Ken & Debbie Wilson will be in the house to entertain us on Friday at the Edelweiss!   We’ll have Friday Night Fried Chicken as the Friday dinner special!  Plus we have plenty of bier on tap and in bottles!

 German Heritage Society Essay Contest & Scholarships! The Indiana German Heritage Society supports students at Indiana high schools through scholarships and awards on an annual basis.  The German-American Day Essay Contest for high school students submission deadline is October 31, 2018 with cash prizes.  The deadline for Scholarships for Study Abroad programs is February 15, 2019 with several scholarships for school-sponsored exchange programs such as GAPP or the IU Honors Program.  For more information on both programs, please contact the Indiana German Heritage Society or Claudia Grossmann at cgrossma@iupui.edu    

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This Week at the Edelweiss/The German American Klub….

Tuesday, October 30 – $10 Tuesday!  This week’s $10 Tuesday will be Bratwurst Sandwich with one side!   

Tuesday, October 30 – German Language Lessons Have Returned!  German language classes have started with Janet Price, retired language teacher from Roncalli High School conducting the classes. The cost of the class is $5.00 per person per class, payable at the start of each class.  Classes are structured for the rank beginner or for those who want to brush up on their language skills.  Come early and enjoy dinner with some of your classmates!

 Wednesday, October 31 – Buffet Night!  This week’s buffet will feature Currywurst, Mustard Chicken, Schweinebraten and Sausages with Kraut.  For sides, German Potato Salad, Jaeger Spaetzle, Green Beans, Stewed Apples and plenty of cold salads!   The full menu will also be available.

German Heritage Society Essay Contest & Scholarships! The Indiana German Heritage Society supports students at Indiana high schools through scholarships and awards on an annual basis.  The German-American Day Essay Contest for high school students submission deadline is October 31, 2018 with cash prizes.  The deadline for Scholarships for Study Abroad programs is February 15, 2019 with several scholarships for school-sponsored exchange programs such as GAPP or the IU Honors Program.  For more information on both programs, please contact the Indiana German Heritage Society or Claudia Grossmann at cgrossma@iupui.edu

Looking ahead….

Friday, November 2 – Friday Night Music with Polka Bob!  Polka Bob and his accordions will be in the house to entertain us at the Edelweiss!   We’ll have Friday Night Fried Chicken as the Friday dinner special!  Plus we have plenty of bier on tap and in bottles!    

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First Annual Zombie Oktoberfest

The Zombies will take over the Edelweiss & Klub on Saturday, October 27 from 5-10 pm

The creek of the haunted doors will open at 5 pm in the Edelweiss Restaurant, at 8602 S. Meridian Street.  Special German Buffet includes Bratwurst/Knackwurst, Hot Dogs, German Potato Salad, and Sauerkraut are included in the $15.00 entry with Children under 12 for $7.50.  Zombie Oktoberfest includes: costume contests, face painting, treats for the kids, and Polkamotion playing all night.  German Bier on tap and in bottles as well as ghoulish jello shots!  Pretzels and desert available to purchase.   

This Week at the Edelweiss/The German American Klub….

Tuesday, October 23 – $10 Tuesday!     

This week’s $10 Tuesday will be Roasted Pork Sandwich with one side!   

Tuesday, October 23 – German Language Lessons Return! 

German language classes will start tonight with Janet Price, retired language teacher from Roncalli High School conducting the classes. The cost of the class is $5.00 per person per class, payable at the start of each class.  Classes are structured for the rank beginner or for those who want to brush up on their language skills.  Come early and enjoy dinner with some of your classmates! 

Wednesday, October 24 – Buffet Night!

This week’s buffet will feature Sauerbraten, Alt Bier Chicken, Pork Schnitzel and Sausages with Kraut.  For sides, German Potato Salad, Buttered Noodles, Green Beans, Sweet Potatoes and plenty of cold salads!   The full menu will also be available.  

Wednesday, October 24 – Germans in Indiana:  Indiana’s German Heritage Revisited – A presentation by Dr. Wolfgang Grams, Oldenburg, Germany​

Location:  Athenaeum, Damenverein Room, 6:30 – 9:00 pm

Dr. Wolfgang Grams is the founder and owner of the institute “Routes to the Roots” in the city of Oldenburg, Germany.   He is one of the most knowledgeable experts on the German migration experience, still teaches classes in history and cultural tourism, and has carried out many projects in the field of German-American migration studies.   

German Heritage Society Essay Contest & Scholarships!

The Indiana German Heritage Society supports students at Indiana high schools through scholarships and awards on an annual basis.  The German-American Day Essay Contest for high school students submission deadline is October 31, 2018 with cash prizes.  The deadline for Scholarships for Study Abroad programs is February 15, 2019 with several scholarships for school-sponsored exchange programs such as GAPP or the IU Honors Program.  For more information on both programs, please contact the Indiana German Heritage Society or Claudia Grossmann at cgrossma@iupui.edu 

Looking ahead….

Friday, October 26 – Friday Night Music with the Wilsons! 

Ken & Debbie Wilson will be in the house on Friday to kick off Zombie Oktoberfest weekend at the Edelweiss!   We’ll have Friday Night Fried Chicken as the Friday dinner special!  Plus we have plenty of bier on tap and in bottles!   

 Saturday, October 27 – Zombie Oktoberfest! 

Join us for Zombie Oktoberfest stating at 5:00 pm in the Edelweiss Restaurant and Biergarten, 8602 S. Meridian Street.   Special German Buffet included in $15.00 entry price with children under 12 – $7.50.  Zombie Oktoberfest Costume Contest and treats for the kids!  Polkamotion playing all Night!  Face painting to give you the perfect ghoulish look!   German biers on tap and in bottles, pretzels and strudels available for purchase!  Should Mother Nature give us foul weather, the festivities will move into the banquet room! 

Saturday, October 27 – German Park Closing

The annual park closing will take place on Saturday, October 27 at 9:00 am.  The Federation can use as many volunteers as possible in order to defray the costs of paying the maintenance workers to do some of the work. Please bring work gloves and rakes. If you have a couple of hours to spare that morning, come out and rake a pile or two of leaves or pick up sticks.  Coffee and donuts will be provided.  Should we wake up to substantial rains on Saturday, the closing will be Sunday, October 28 at 9:00 am. 

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