Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

Events are open to the public unless otherwise noted.  Location is 1700 Moss Street in New Orleans unless otherwise specified.  There is always ample free parking in the rear of the building. (link to map)

The Deutsches Haus is now open 6 days a week for regular hours for beverages and food. And we have beautiful grounds with picnic tables and oak trees so you can be outside.

February 2024

Trivia Night. Friday, February 23. Games start at 7pm. Food service starts 6pm. (Menu: pan fried catfish topped with grilled shrimp and seafood cream sauce, Tacos, macaroni, sausage plates)

Kino. Tuesday, February 27, 7:30 pm. Die Weisse Hölle vom Piz Palü. *Details*

March 2024

Dachshund Races. Saturday, March 2, noon. Day at the Races. New Orleans Fairgrounds. Join your Deutsches Haus friends for a special buffet and seats for the Dachshund Races (and some horse races too!) Tickets required – on sale only through Monday, Feb 26 at noon. *Tickets and Details here*

Coming to America Lecture Series. Sunday, March 3, 4 pm (Note different start time). Finding Family in the former East Germany by Marti Scheel. As a child, Marti Scheel learned her great-grandfather Scheel had immigrated to Wisconsin from a village in Pomerania in 1880 and that the family’s trans-Atlantic connection was maintained into the 1930’s. Unfortunately, the story seemed to end there due to the Depression, the 1934 death of “The Immigrant” and then World War II. But maybe some displaced German Scheels had managed in 1945 to flee westward and resettle across the Oder? ‘Snooping around’ in East Germany wasn’t possible—but suddenly, The Wall came down. So in 1991, Marti went snooping…

St. Patrick’s celebration. Sunday, March 10. Doors open at 11am. Dancing and food from noon to 4:30. *Details*

Irish Music. Sunday, March 10, 5:30pm. Beth Patterson Concert. Tickets required. *Buy tickets*

Irish Music. Sunday, March 17, 2pm. Irish concert by Danny O’Flaherty. Tickets required. *Buy tickets*

Kulturabend. Tuesday, March 19, 7pm. Wines of Germany by Eva Biggers. Sponsored by the German-American Cultural Center of Gretna and the Ladies Auxiliary of Deutsches Haus.

Liederkranz. Thursday, March 21, 7pm-8pm. Come sing along with German folk music. Just for fun.

Volksfest. Friday, March 22, 4pm-10pm & Saturday, March 23, 11am-10pm. Celebrate spring German-style. Live music throughout both days plus German beer and food for purchase. Dachshund race at 2pm on Saturday!

Weekly and Monthly Activities

Choir. 1st and 3rd Fridays. The Damenchor (ladies) meet at 7 p.m. and the Saengerchor (men) meet at 8 pm. *More Information* Both groups would love to welcome new members.

Wander Gruppe -Running/Walking Group – Join in for a casual walk or run every Thursday. Choose your own pace & we’ll go for a 2 or 3 mile route in the park or neighborhood then gather at the Haus for Gemütlichkeit. Gather at 5:30 pm, leave for run/walk at 6pm.

Liederkranz – every third Thursday. Just for fun – sing-along with German folk songs. Everyone welcome.

German Language Classes –  *More Info*

Ladies Auxiliary. The Ladies Auxiliary meets on the first Thursday of every month at 7pm. *More information*

Link to full Deutsches Haus calendar