German American Heritage Center open house Feb. 10


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Posted Online: Jan. 17, 2013, 1:06 pm
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Press release submitted by German American Heritage Center


Davenport, IA- The German American Heritage Center will be hosting its second Open House on Sunday, February 10th, 2013 from 12 - 4 p.m. We are offering free admission for visitors to come explore the museum and its offerings while we celebrate the German festival of Fasching! It is a similar experience to Mardi Gras in New Orleans or Carneval in Brazil! As a special offer for the 10th only, we are featuring a free $10 gift card with the purchase of a membership for new or returning members! Join us in the fun!
The German American Heritage Center is located at 712 W 2nd St. Davenport, IA. For more information contact Kelly at 563-322-8844 or kelly.lao@gahc.org.

















 




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