Sledging in the Bavarian Alps

December 15, 2017 Alexa 0

When Fasching Saturday arrives, it is that time again: Up to 200 courageous participants charge down the 1,000 m hillside in the Pfronten district of Kappel on traditional wooden horn sledges called “Schalenggen.” In times […]


10 German Holiday Traditions and Their Origins

December 15, 2017 Alexa 0

By Felix Schlagwein from Deutsche Welle Who invented the Advent wreath? How did Christmas markets start? Why do some German children believe the “Christ Child” is the one who brings presents? Find out here. 1. […]


IN: German Language Advent Service on Dec. 17

December 10, 2017 Alexa 0

After church next Sunday, come down to Zion Evangelical Church of Christ to experience Advent the way German Immigrants in Indianapolis did 100 years ago! CEO of the Foundation for Lutheran Child and Family Services, […]


IA: The GAHC Christkindlmarkt Craft Fair Dec. 16

December 9, 2017 Alexa 0

The GAHC is unveiling their first ever Christkindlmarkt fair this December 16th! A collection of vendors will be selling their crafts, delectables, and other holiday goodies for those last minute stocking stuffers. There is no […]


German Christmas Markets in the US 2017

December 8, 2017 Alexa 0

It’s everyone’s favorite time of year, and what does that mean? The beloved Christkindlmarkts are back in town! Check out GW’s extensive list of German Christmas Markets and make sure to go to one near […]