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Next Meetings:
June 18, 2019, 1:30pm Kaffeeklatsch at Eileen's (1115 Caroline St.)

July 10, 2019, 6:00PM Stammtisch at Capital Ale House (917 Caroline Street)

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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Update on Winter Market and next Stammtisch

As a reminder:

Holiday Stammtisch this Wednesday, December 7, 7pm at Capital Ale House. Bring cash for our 50/50 raffle (=the winner gets 50% of the pot). Tickets: $5 for one, $20 for six.

The date for Weihnachtsmarkt (Winter Market) has been moved to this Thursday as we expecting heavy rain on Wednesday afternoon. Time and place stay the same: 5-8pm, Ball Circle on the UMW campus. For directions, see the online map: (Ball Circle is encompassed by the buildings # 21, 22, 23, 25)

We hope we will see you there

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Holidays in the 'burg German style

December 7, 2011 it's holidays German style in the 'burg.
  1. Weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas Market) organized by the German Club at the University of Mary Washington: between 5 and 8 pm at Ball Circle (Campus). Various university clubs as well as downtown vendors will have a variety of goods for sale.
  2. Next Stammtisch (same day as Weihnachtsmarkt!!) at 7PM, will be filled with excitement as we will have a 50/50 raffle. So don’t forget your cash to win some.

 Future Stammtisch meetings in 2012 will include trivia quizzes, German games, and beer tasting.


 We hope to see you there.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Last do Deutsch events today, November 5

The last two do Deutsch events will take place today:
1. The soccer tournament will take place at 12 noon on Jefferson Square. We have 3 teams playing, so it should be relatively short.
2. The German Gala and Talent Show will begin at 7pm in Seacobeck's Faculty Dining Room. German food, entertaining and good company should make it an event to remember. cover: $10. dress: semi-formal.

Monday, October 31, 2011

Next Stammtisch: November 2, 7PM

Our monthly Stammtisch meeting is, as alwas on the first Wednesday of the month. Next: November 2, 2011, 7pm, Capital Ale House.

Monday, September 5, 2011

SFA Picnic on September 24

Our first Picnic on September24 at Alum Spring Park will bring together members and friends of the Schwetzingen-Fredericksburg Alliance for German food, German music, and good cheer.

If you want to join us, please follow the link below and fill out the form. We will collect a $5 fee to buy burgers, brats, and sodas. Guests will provide side dishes, and desserts to share. Please choose from the list what you can contribute. Don't forget to push the SAVE button or hit the return key to finalize your choice. Send your $5 check to SFA, P.O. 8061, Fredericksburg, VA, 22404.

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Stammtisch on August 3, 2011

Stammtisch this Wednesday, 7Pm at Capital Ale House's Bierkeller. Special guests from Schwetzingen: Lord-Mayor Rene Poeltl with family, members of the Lions Club, Christina Hahn (high school student).

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Plan for Trip to Schwetzingen in October

Fredericksburgers, here is your chance to see beautiful Schwetzingen: we are planning a trip for mid-October. Main reason is the opening of an tin-soldier exhibition on American life including a diorama of the Battle of Fredericksburg on October 15. Interested? schwetzburg.membership(a)gmail​.com

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Heritage Festival, new picnic date, and membership

1. It’s this time of the year ago. The 4th of July and with it the Heritage Festival are upon us. Last year at the festival, we started to go public for the very first time with our organization. And see what a long way we have come.

I would like to encourage you to help as staffer at the booth for an hour this year. The more people can help, the less time do individual members have to spend at the booth. Since the festival is a fun event anyway, why not come down, see the different exhibitions and spend an hour before, after, or in between at our booth. We would like to widen our membership base and make the public aware of our existence. To see what is going on at the booth and to sign up for an hour, please go to our doodle link:
Just write your name (first name and last initial is sufficient) and click the time slots you would be available. Please sign up soon as we want to come up with a schedule by Friday.

2. We have a new picnic date. It will be September 24 between 1pm and 6(ish) pm. Once the date comes closer, we will re-activate the sign-up sheet for the potluck again. You will be able to go back and make changes if necessary. If you have sent us a check and are unable to attend, please contact Jack East (schwetzburg.treasurer (a) and he will send your check back to you.

3. After one year, we would like to update our membership database. Due to changing input methods, the database is lacking essential information. We will start referring potential members to our online sign-up form. However, we would also like to ask our current members to fill out the application form, so that we have all relevant information in one place. Current members can ignore the request for membership fees. We have that information recorded. It is self-understood that we keep all data confidential and will not share them with anyone outside the board.

I hope I will see as many of you as possible at the Heritage Festival booth this Monday.

And don’t forget Stammtisch on July 6, 7PM in the Capital Ale House’s Bierkeller.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Picnic cancelled

Attention Schwetzburgians: Our membership picinic for this Saturday at Alum Springs Park has been canceled due to the soggy conditions of the park. We will update this page if it is decided to reschedule for the future. Thank you.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Picnic on May 21

Join us for our picnic on May 21, 2011, 10am to 1pm (or longer) at Alum Spring Park. Send check for $5 to "SFA, P.O Box 1082, Fredericksburg, VA, 22401" and choose a side dish or desert to bring from the doodle list below. Don't delay as the 21st is right around the corner.
Doodle: Schwetzburg Picnic on May 21:

Monday, May 2, 2011

Sabrina was here

Sabrina Ranzinger, assistant to the Lord Mayor of Schwetzingen, spent a week in April in Fredericksburg before visiting other East-coast locales.

Next meetings

Next Stammtisch will be this Wednesday, May 4th at 7:00PM in the Bierkeller of the Capital Ale House. Also, mark your calendars for May 21, 10am-1pm, for our picnic at Alumn Spring Park. Details are forthcoming.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Next Schwetzburg Stammtisch Meeting on Wednesday,February 2

Our February Stammtisch Meeting will be on Wednesday,February 2, 2011 at the Capital Ale House. Come all out.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Next Social at the Capital Ale House - January 5, 7PM

Our next social will be on January 5, 7PM at the Capital Ale House's Bierkeller. Feel free to bring friends who are interested in our city partnership.