Glieder Fescht is May 13, 2013

posted Apr 3, 2013, 6:08 AM by PA German Heritage Center   [ updated Apr 3, 2013, 10:31 AM by Amanda Lynn Richardson ]

You're Invited to Glieder Fescht,
our annual fundraising and membership dinner. 
All members of the community are welcome.

Glieder Fescht will be held on Monday, May 13th 2013 - doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Our keynote speaker this year will be celebrated food historian Dr. William Woys Weaver.

Dr. Weaver will be available for a book-signing following the Glieder Fescht program for his new book 
As American as Shoofly Pie: The Foodlore and Fakelore of Pennsylvania Dutch Cuisine. This book, $34.95, will be available for purchase during the event, or at or

On the menu for the evening of the 13th will be a served dinner, starting with a spinach salad with hard-boiled eggs and bacon dressing, fresh-baked dinner rolls with butter, and cottage cheese and apple butter.  The main course will be chicken schnitzel with braised red cabbage and mashed potatoes. We are offering a vegetarian option of potato pancakes with braised red cabbage. For dessert we will have a choice of shoofly or apple pie with hot coffee or hot tea. Water and iced tea will be served with dinner. 

The ticket price for Glieder Fescht, which includes dinner, drinks (coffee, tea, water, iced tea), and dessert, is $30 for members of the PGCHC or $35 for nonmembers. Seating for this event is limited so register early, and bring a friend! 

To reserve your seat, please click on the form below, print it with your browser's print settings, fill-in and mail with payment to:
Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center at Kutztown University
ATTN: Glieder Fescht
22 Luckenbill Road
Kutztown, PA 19530

Checks may be made payable to Kutztown University. Registration forms may also be acquired by calling the Heritage Center at 610-683-1589.