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November 2022 Newsletter

The holiday season is ahead, and the GACC is ready to celebrate at two Gretna Christmas events on Dec. 4 and 10. Get Your GACC

GACC November Dinner

Friends, join us on Saturday, November 19, at 6pm for our monthly member’s meeting. We’ll have a light supper plus German beer and wine as

October 2022 Newsletter

From the toast at the keg tapping until it closed, Gretna Fest 2022 was a success for the GACC’s German Bier Garten. Get Your GACC

GACC German Bier Garten at the Gretna Fest - Two Men Enjoying Beers

Say ‘Prost’ at Gretna Fest

At 5 p.m. on Friday, October 7, Gretna officials will tap the first beer keg to kick off Gretna Fest. The celebration will be –

GACC Oktober Fest - Men in Traditional German Clothing 2022

September 2022 Newsletter

It’s festival time! Our Oktoberfest was a big success, and we’re getting ready for our Bier Garten at Gretna Fest, October 7-9. Get Your GACC

Oktoberfest 2022

It’s festival season! September 24 is the GACC Oktoberfest Beer Garden on our Fifth Street parking lot.

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December 17, 2022
6:00 pm

GACC Christmas PartyFree to members

German-America Cultural Center & Museum

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GACC November Dinner

Friends, join us on Saturday, November 19, at 6pm for our monthly member’s meeting. We’ll have a light supper plus German beer and wine as

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Latest Newsletters

October 2022 Newsletter

From the toast at the keg tapping until it closed, Gretna Fest 2022 was a success for the GACC’s German Bier Garten. Get Your GACC

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GACC Oktober Fest - Men in Traditional German Clothing 2022

September 2022 Newsletter

It’s festival time! Our Oktoberfest was a big success, and we’re getting ready for our Bier Garten at Gretna Fest, October 7-9. Get Your GACC

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August 2022 Newsletter

It’s festival season! September 24 is the GACC Oktoberfest Beer Garden on our Fifth Street parking lot. Don’t miss us at Gretna Fest Oct. 7-9,

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GACC - Carol Schlueter, left, accepts the donation of early church records from Kay Alpaugh.

July 2022 Newsletter

July GACC Newsletter, with news about an important donation for our family history library; the visitors who have been coming to our museum; and an

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GACC Gretna Famous Athlete Mel Ott - June Newsletter 2022

June 2022 Newsletter

He is Gretna’s most famous athlete – Mel Ott. The New York Giants outfielder was elected to the baseball Hall of Fame in 1951.

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May 2022 Newsletter

Twirling Maypole ribbons, sizzling brats, baked pretzels, cold beer and German music combined for a wonderful Maifest at the GACC.

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April 2022 Newsletter

Mark your calendars for the GACC’s Maifest Beer Garden on Saturday, May 14. Beer, brats, sauerkraut, pretzels and plenty of German beer and wine!

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March 2022 Newsletter

It’s time to visit our museum and see the new display by genealogist Pat Smith celebrating the 300th anniversary of Germans coming to Louisiana.

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February 2022 Newsletter

Fasching merriment and carnival colors filled the GACC on February 26 as we celebrated Mardi Gras and chose a king and queen for the night.

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January 2022 Newsletter

More than four months after Hurricane Ida’s rain drenched the carpet in the GACC museum, beautiful new vinyl plank flooring is now in place in the museum, the director’s office and the library.

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December 2021 Newsletter

Christmas tree lighting, with a German flair. Also, don’t forget to get your GACC calendar to welcome the New Year! Happy New Year 2022!

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