Should you long for some German Christmas spirit in California, here are some suggestions for some merry festivities where you can celebrate the German way, singing German Christmas carols, munching on ‘Lebkuchen’ while enjoying some ‘Glühwein’.
Ute’s Kinderschule, Irvine, and GermanSchoolCampus in Newport Beach are inviting to a traditional German Christmas Party with a performance of both schools’ students. Santa will surprise the children as a special guest. If you would like to attend the festivity, please confirm by email! Please RSVP Ursula.Schoeneich@GermanSchoolcampus.com
When: Saturday DECEMBER 12th, from 4:00 pm to 6:00pm
Location: GERMAN SCHOOL campus
1931 West Coast Hwy, 92663 Newport Beach www.GermanSchoolCampus.com
Only for one day: “German Holiday Market “Weihnachtsmarkt” in Downtown Mountain View!
Join the family fun at the Mountain View’s Civic Center Plaza, which will transform into a bustling holiday market, where various vendors will be offering traditional foods, holiday accessories, arts and crafts, decorations, and much more.
When: Saturday DECEMBER 12th, from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00p.m.
Location: Civic Center Plaza
500 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA 94043
Contact: GISSV Office 650-254-0748
Host: German International School of Silicon Valley (GISSV)
“Festliche Weihnacht” beim OTV in Oakland
A traditional German Christmas concert with soloists, musicians, and sing-along, under the direction of Joy Soto. Good dinner and other refreshments available. Glühwein! After the concert, dancing to Bill Bly’s Combo
When: Saturday DECEMBER 19 . Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Concert at 6:00 p.m
Location: Bjornson Hall
2258 MacArthur Blvd
Oakland, CA 94602
Contact: Inge Junginger 510-836-7357
Host: Oakland Turnverein Gemischter Chor