December 13, 2018

'Twas the Night Before Weihnachten: A German Christmas Story

LOCATION: German American Heritage Center, Davenport, IA

Explore the German customs, culture, and influence on our favorite holiday: Christmas! From Gingerbread to Christmas demons, the students share what a typical German Christmas may look like! Every aspect from panel design, to objects, to interactive, and even marketing was handled by the students! Come and see the talent our community has to offer!

This exhibit will be open until January 13th. It is included with regular admission to the museum: $5 for Adults, $4 for Seniors, $3 for Children, and FREE for Members. MORE INFORMATION HERE

"Season of Light" planetarium show 

LOCATION: John Deere Planetarium and Carl Gamble Observatory, Augustana College

John Deere Planetarium at Augustana College will present its annual holiday program, "Season of Light," on Dec. 8-14, 2018.

The planetarium has undergone a $150,000 upgrade in the past year, which includes new reclining seats, a surround sound system, multicolor cove lighting and digital planetarium projector. The new projector is a highlight of the upgrade and can project full-dome video programs over the facility’s 30-foot dome.  

The free planetarium show will be offered weekdays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. Admission is free, but reservations are requested. Call 309-794-7318 during weekday business hours. The program is not recommended for children ages 7 and under.


Lessons and Carols

LOCATION: Ascension Chapel (820 38th St, Rock Island)

The Augustana Chamber Singers presents Lessons and Carols, the story of Christ's birth conducted through readings and songs. The service will be repeated at 8 p.m.

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