Activities 2017

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

April 21, 2017

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.
April 23, 2017

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.
2017 Award Pictures
2016 Award Pictures and Program
2015 Award Pictures and Program

May 21, 2017

Great German Family Picnic
North Point State Park

Trolley Station Pavilion, 12 pm until dusk
8400 North Point road, Edgemere, MD 21219
Binkert's Bratwurst
German Beer
Games and Crafts
Wade in the bay at the
nearby beach!

pictures: picnic2017

June 25, 2017

German American Picnic

VON MARYLAND At Circle D Farm,  15535 Carrs Mill Road
Woodbine, MD 21797

July 22-23, 2017

Maryland German Festival

information Timonium Fair Grounds 
pictures from the festival-2016

pictures from earlier festivals
September 23, 2017

Oktoberfest at Timonium Fairgrounds

organized by the Buergerverein of Maryland

information and prices

October, 2017

Michaelmas-Ecumenical Vespers Service

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

October 6, 2017Celebrate the German American Friendship Garden in Washington D.C.
Article about the celebration at the Friendship Garden 

notify Anton Smoot to attend:
October 12, 2017

Society for the History of Germans in Maryland
Zion Church  6:00-9:00 pm

Debra Hoffman, genealogist, speaks on
The Philanthropic Roles of Zion Church and the German Society for Baltimore's Immigrants

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 , 2017

German American Day at McDaniel College

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 2 , 2017


Awards Banquet and Dinner Dance
2017 Honoree-Gerhard Meinzer

Grand Lodge Ballroom in Cockeysville, MD

2016 Banquet Pictures

2015 Banquet Pictures

more banquet pictures
November , 2017

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

more information