Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

Events are open to the public unless otherwise noted.  The 1700 Moss Street location in New Orleans opened November 18, 2018, which was also the 90th Anniversary of Deutsches Haus!  (link to map)

MAY 2019

Kino.  Wednesday, May 22, 7:30pm.  Movie: Vier Gegen Die Bank (Four Against the Bank).  A German Bank-Heist Film?  Ja! It tells the story of friends who conceive a plan to steal back their savings from an unscrupulous banker.  Wolfgang Petersen, of Das Boot fame, directs. Screened in the original German with sub-titles. Free and open to the public. *Flyer*

Trivia Night. Friday, May 24, 7:30 pm – Food service starts 6:30 pm. Free to play. Bring your team, come by and be a one person team, or join up with others to form a larger team. * More Info*

Haus Social. Saturday, May 25, 4pm-7pm.  Crawfish Boil. Crawfish, potatoes, corn, sausage and Spaten Lager.  All in air-conditioned comfort. Tickets must be purchased by Wednesday May 22 at noon. $18 members, $20 non-members.  *Tickets here*

German music at the Birdfoot Festival.  May 29-June 1. New Orleans’ annual international chamber music festival features rarely heard works by German and Austrian composers. Some events listed below. *Complete info at Birdfoot website*

  • Concert at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center. Wednesday, May 29, 8 PM:  Nothing But The Truth concert includes German composer Johann Christoph Bach’s “Ach dass ich Wassers gnug hätte
  • Concert at the Contemporary Arts Center. Thursday, May 29, 7 PM.  Birdfoot Backstage at the Contemporary Arts Center takes the audience “backstage” with Birdfoot Festival musicians for a lively exploration of Franz Peter Schubert’s beloved “Death and the Maiden” Quartet.  Free admission. Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans.
  • Concert at the Contemporary Arts Center. Friday, May 31, 8 PM: In the Birdfoot Festival’s Let there be Night concert, music and text come together to re-enact and glorify spiritual mystery in J.S. Bach’s Cantata 54 —Widerstehe doch der Sünde. For contemporary Austrian composer Georg Friedrich Haas, mystery is revealed in the hidden spectrums of sound.
JUNE 2019
Volksfest. Saturday, June 1, 11am-11pm. Volksfest is a traditional German welcome to summertime. There’s Maypole dancing and music by Prost. There will be a kids area with games and crafts, and a Scavenger Hunt. Traditional dishes will be offered and over 25 German Biers will be available. Please join us. Admission is $5 for adults. Free for Deutsches Haus members and children ages 12 and younger. *More info*

Harp Recital. Sunday, June 2, 5pm. The New Orleans Harp Society  will hold their student recitals at Deutsches Haus.  Free and open to the public.

Kulturabend.  Tuesday, June 4, 7:00pm.  Sing along with The Beer Chorus. Free and open to the public. Food service is available before the program.

Damenchor/Sangerchor Concert. Friday, June 7.  Annual fundraiser for the choirs.  $25 tickets include meal and concert. Doors open 5:30 pm.  Meal at 6:30 pm. Concert starts at 7:30 pm.  (Menu: Hors d’oeuvres,Goulash, noodles, vegetable medley, salad, garlic bread, selection of cakes, coffee & tea). Cash bar.

German Language Classes.  Summer session starts June 18.  Summer class list and schedule  has been revamped to shorter classes.  Check the schedule out again. *More info*

Kino
.  Wednesday, June 26, 7:30pm.  Movie: Der Flitzer (The Streaker – 2017).   Screened in the original German with sub-titles. Free and open to the public.

 
OCTOBER 2019

Oktoberfest. Three weekends in October, October 4-5, 11-12, and 18-19 (Friday/Saturday).   Food, Fun, Music, Dancing.  Keep up with details on OktoberfestNOLA.com as plans for this year firm up.

Weekly Activities

German Language Classes

  • Short Tourist German classes in May
  • New class session starts mid-June *More Info*

Kinderchor (Children Chorus)   Children’s German Choir.   

Sangerchor (Singers’ Chorus) 1st and 3rd Monday.

Link to full Deutsches Haus calendar