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The Lindenhof
7601 N Harker Dr Peoria IL

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2015 - 2016 Calendar of Public Events

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Saturday February 13 at the Lindenhof
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Fasching Ball - Mardi Gras Party

2016 Mardi Gras . . . . 2016 Mardi Gras . . . . 2016 Mardi Gras

Doors open at 6pm, entertainment, West MacQueen Street Band, starts at 7pm.
Admission is $8.00 per person to offset the cost of the entertainment.
Make sure you wear a costume! We have some great prizes for the best dressed!
Please bring a dish to pass. This is similar to the New Year's Eve party
which has always had great food.

More Info to Come

Saturday February 20 - 7 PM at the Lindenhof
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Saturday Night at the Movies
Link for a little info and maybe a picture: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comedian_Harmonists​
Filled with topflight performances and unforgettable music, this entertaining and critically acclaimed story was cheered by audiences everywhere!
When Harry, a struggling but highly imaginative funnyman, forms a singing group with an unusual group of friends, "Ther Harmonists" go on to became an overnight sensation in prewar Germany. But as their wave of success inevitably collides with the nation's changing political tide, the group's members are forced to face unprecedented challenges that will try their wills and test their loyalty! An award winner at several prestigious film festivals- The Harmonists is another outstanding motion picture you don't want to miss!

Sunday February 21 at the Lindenhof
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2016 Bockfest . . . . 2016 Bockfest . . . . 2016 Bockfest
Please join us for a seasonal celebration of Bockbier and Bockwurst, Noon to 6 pm
Full dinners will be offered - $10 for adults and $5 for children.
Dinner will include a choice of two sausages – bockwurst, bratwurst, and/or knockwurst.
Side dishes include red cabbage, sauerkraut, and german potato salad.
Dessert is available for $2 extra.

Bock Fest attendees can enjoy a glass of Dopplebock Bier
as well as select from three other German Beers on draft and one popular domestic choice.
German wines are also available as well as spirits.

Bockfest Origins

Sunday March 20 at the Lindenhof
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More Info to Come

The Lindenhof
7601 N. Harker Dr., Peoria, IL 61615 - (309) 691-7484 Map

Friday Dinner at the Lindenhof (Map)

7601 N Harker Dr Peoria, IL 61614

Click the Lindenhof photo to see the monthly menu

Please Note: We only accept cash or checks. We cannot accept credit or debit cards.

February 12:

Buffet featuring
Fried Tilapia, Roast Pork Loin, Pot Roast,
Mashed or Red Potatoes, Red Cabbage, Sauerkraut,
Salad, bread and Butter, $12.00 per order
Desserts also available $2.00 each.

Terry Bredenberg will Entertain

Please call the Lindenhof and leave a message
if your party is 10 or more people.

To see future menus or to download the month's menu click What's for Dinner

Alp Horns – The Lindenhof Echoes

Interested in playing? Contact Al Hedemann 685-7217

Volkstänzer - Folkdancers

The Peoria Volkstaenzer (folk dancers) play an important role in keeping German culture
alive in the Heart of Illinois through dance. The group is dedicated to learning traditional
folk dances from all regions of Germany as well as Austria, Switzerland and more.
Not only do the members enjoy learning new dances but performing for others at our fests
and at other events throughout the area.
The group is open to people of all ages and our members range in age from 7 - 70+ years of age.
Folk dancing practices take place on Sunday evenings.
For more information about learning folk dancing, joining one of our performing groups
or having us perform at your event,
contact Debbie Hedemann at 444-8489 or e-mail her at folkdancers@peoriagermans.net.

Do You Like to Sing?

For info on how you can join our singing groups. Click here
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