Nikolausfeier on December 1, 2023 🎅🏻

Join us for a festive night at the Turn Verein @ 6:00 pm, December 1, 2023 St. Nicholas Day is a cherished celebration in Germany and beyond. Traditionally on December 6, children eagerly await surprises as they leave polished shoes for St. Nicholas to fill with treats like chocolate, cookies, mandarins, apples, and nuts. Excitement is in […]

Join us at the Christkindlmarkt 🎄 December 2-3, 2023

The Sacramento Turn Verein’s Actives section will host the annual Christkindlmarkt at the Turn Verein the first weekend of December. Doors open at 10 am on Saturday for family friendly activities including arts and crafts, many local vendors, and of course traditional German Christmas music, food, and drink. Call for volunteers:Our school will host an arts […]

The German-American Cultural Center–Library presents: The inner German border during the Cold War

November 17, 7:30 p.m. at the STV Library 📚 Entrance is free; donations are appreciated for snacks and beverages. Our speaker, Jeffry Cannon, was a member of the U.S. Army during the 1970s, and was stationed in West Germany as a border guard on the Inner German Border–the borders between West and East Germany, as well as […]

Late Fall 2023 Registration is open!

Schedules for our upcoming sessions in October, November and December are available now, and registration is open. 🗓️ Adult schedule Late Fall 2023 🗓️ Children’s schedule Late Fall 2023 If you have any questions, feel free to reach out using our contact form. More news

Next Stammtisch: Saturday, September 23, 6 pm at Midtown Biergarten

Our September Stammtisch Oktoberfest Edition is here. As you might know, this weekend the OG Oktoberfest in Munich started, so our September Stammtisch will be all about the Oktoberfest. We would be happy to see you wearing your Dirndl or Lederhose if you have one. Enjoy some delicious food and drinks with us, speak German, or speak about German food, culture, […]

Children’s Classes for the early fall semester

Dear parents, As some of you might already know, at this point we do NOT have a teacher and will have to cancel all children’s classes for the early fall semester (heritage classes are fortunately continuing). We are very sorry for any inconvenience this might cause you and are actively looking for a teacher to […]

Please pardon our dust!

We’re thrilled to announce the grand launch of our new website after months of hard work, collecting feedback, and refining every detail. What’s in store for you? • A brand-new, user-friendly store for hassle-free merchandise purchase and class registration – no more Paypal required! • Stay up-to-date with the latest information. • Conveniently find class […]