Brewing Program at UW

I’ve also posted this on our Facebook page, but in case you didn’t see the article in last Sunday’s Wisconsin State Journal about the brewing program at UW – Madison, click here. The class is taught by MMC member Hans Zoerb.

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Packer Party 2015-01-18

Madison Turners hosted another Packer Party on Sunday January 18. The Maennerchor was well-represented as the Packers took on the Seahawks for the NFC championship. The food was great and there were shots each time the Packers scored. Everything seemed to be going pretty well until the last 5 minutes of the game, when the Packers managed to snatch defeat out of the mouth of victory.

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Packer Party 2015-01-11

Madison Turners hosted a Packer Party on Sunday January 11. The Maennerchor was well represented as the Packers managed to pull out a victory over the Cowboys.

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Upcoming Events

There have been enough changes to our schedule recently that I thought I should post a complete update instead of just editing the previous post. This is based on the current information that we have, so be sure to visit the Calendar page on the website for the latest information.

January 11, 2015: Packer party at Turner Hall. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m. and the kickoff is scheduled at noon.

January 19: The Turners Annual Meeting begins at 7:00 p.m. at Turner Hall.

February 1: Super Bowl Party at Turners Hall. That’s all I know at this point.

February 14: Stiftungsfest at Kavanaugh’s Esquire Club.

February 21: International Festival at the Overture Center. We will be performing at 11:15 a.m. on the Rotunda Stage.

March 19: Concert at Oakwood Village beginning at 7:00 p.m.

May 2: It seems a long way off, but we will be having our Spring concert at 7:00 p.m. at Turner Hall.

June 20 & 21: Kommers and Sängerfest. The setup will be similar to when we hosted in 2014. The Kommers competition, dinner, rehearsal, dance, etc will be on Saturday June 20 at Hart Park in Wauwatosa. The events on Sunday June 21 will be at the Schwabenhof in Menomonee Falls.

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Rehearsal & Meeting – January 8th

Just wanted to share some pictures from our first rehearsal and meeting of 2015!

 

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Upcoming Events

Hope you are all enjoying the Christmas break; just thought I would post a reminder about upcoming events in the New Year. I’m sure the list isn’t complete, so be sure to visit the Calendar page on the website for the latest information.

January 1, 2015: Outback Bowl party at Turner Hall. Doors will open at 10:00 a.m.

January 8: Thursday night choir rehearsals resume at 8:00. It’s a meeting night too.

January 19: The Turners Annual Meeting begins at 7:00 p.m. at Turner Hall.

February 14: Stiftungsfest at Kavanaugh’s Esquire Club.

February 21: International Festival at the Overture Center. We will be performing at 11:15 a.m. on the Rotunda Stage.

May 2: It seems a long way off, but we will be having our Spring concert at 7:00 p.m. at Turner Hall.

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Folklore Village Christmas Concert 2014

On Friday evening December 19, 2014 we traveled to Folklore Village for a Christmas concert. We performed in the historic Plum Grove Church. After the concert we went to Farwell Hall for refreshments and the lighting of the Christmas tree. We sang some Christmas carols and then headed back to Madison, with a quick stop at the Grumpy Troll brew pub in Mt. Horeb.

Here are some pictures – as always click on the thumbnail to see the larger photo.

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Christmas Concert & Dinner 2014

We had our annual Christmas Concert & Dinner at Turner Hall on Sunday December 14, 2014. We had a good turnout for the concert.  Afterward Sankt Nikolaus paid us a visit and then we had a great dinner, featuring ham baked in sourdough bread from Clasen’s Bakery.

Thanks to everyone who helped to make the evening a success: the set up crew, the clean up crew, the folks at Turner Hall and Edith’s Catering, and of course Sankt Nikolaus.

Here are some photos from the concert – as always, click on the small image to see the larger photo.

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Folklore Village Concert 2014

Plum Grove Church

Plum Grove Church

We will perform a Christmas Concert at Folklore Village on Friday December 19, 2014 at 7:00 p.m in the historic Plum Grove Church. After the concert, the Christmas tree in nearby Farwell Hall will be lit with candles and we’ll sing some Christmas carols.

Tickets for the concert are $7 adults, $5 seniors & teens and $4 for kids. Reservations are recommended; please call 924-4000. For further information see the Calendar page at the Folklore Village web site.

Folklore Village is located at 3210 County Road BB in Dodgeville Wisconsin. This is about a half mile south of the intersection of County Road BB and Highway 18/151 just west of Ridgeway. Here is a map. Farwell Hall will be on your right and the Plum Grove Church will be on your left about a block south of Farwell Hall.

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Christmas Concert and Dinner 2014

A visit from Sankt Nikolaus

A visit from Sankt Nikolaus

Our annual Christmas Concert & Dinner will be held at Turner Hall, 3001 S Stoughton Road in Madison, on Sunday December 14, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. After the concert, there will be a visit from Sankt Nikolaus followed by dinner at approximately 5:00 p.m.

Tickets are $23/adult & children 13 or older. Children under 13 eat free when with an adult also eating dinner. Cash bar. Tickets for the concert only are $8/adult. For the full details, please click on the link below:

Christmas Concert & Dinner Information

Please make your reservations by December 10th. Email xmas@madisonmaennerchor.org or call Alan at (608) 335-0770.

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