The Trenton Treffen, by Emily Fricker

Emily Fricker tells the story as she sees it of the Trenton Treffen!

Cannstatter Volksfest-Verein 150. Jubiläum – A Book Review

A book review of the Cannstatter Volksfest-Verein 150. Jubiläum Anniversary book.

Uns’r Kerweih 2022, by Joe Reiter

Lieve Schwowe, Lieve Leit,Unser geliebtes Kerweih feiere m’r in Trenton Heit.Aus dem Mutterland uns’r Vorfahre, feiere m’r diese Traditionen.Fur unsere Kinner und für alle kommenden Generationen. Dear Schwowe, family and friends, I am here to say,Our beloved Kirchweih we celebrate in Trenton today.From the Homeland of our forefathers we continue this tradition.For our children and … Continue reading Uns’r Kerweih 2022, by Joe Reiter

Congratulations to the Cannstatter V.V. on 150 Years!

An institution in Philadelphia especially the Northeast section, the Cannstatter has been celebrating heritage, serving meals, drinks and holding the three-day Volksfest since 1873. The United German Hungarians are proud to call the folks at the C.V.V. not only fellow German-Americans, and fellow club-people, but most importantly friends! The featured image on this article if … Continue reading Congratulations to the Cannstatter V.V. on 150 Years!

Werner Fricker III to Be Named Administrator of the Year by SEPA Hall of Fame

PHILADELPHIA - Announcements came by email on Tuesday, August 30 from the Southeastern Pennsylvania Soccer Hall of Fame. Included in the list of inductees and award winners was one of our very own, Werner Fricker III who will be receiving the Paul Stilley/Little Club Administrator of the Year Award. The full list of inductees for … Continue reading Werner Fricker III to Be Named Administrator of the Year by SEPA Hall of Fame

A Kirchweihfest to be Held at the Trenton Treffen, by Marlene Fricker

If you haven’t been to Kirchweih in a long time, or you’ve never been, this is your chance! Don’t put it off until the “next time.”   I encourage you! You will not be disappointed! - Marlene Fricker

A Full Scheduled Labor Day Weekend with the Trenton Treffen & the Cannstatter Volksfest

Before we know if the weekend of September 2-4 will be here and so many of us will be descending on the Trenton, NJ area. More specifically we will be at the German American Society (215 Uncle Pete's Road, Yardville NJ 08691) in Yardville. The Landestreffen this year hosted by our friends from the Trenton … Continue reading A Full Scheduled Labor Day Weekend with the Trenton Treffen & the Cannstatter Volksfest

Dancing Around: GTV Almrausch Stiftungsfest, by Emma Walter

We couldn’t have asked for nicer weather as we attended the GTV Almrausch 97. Stiftungsfest on Saturday, June 4th, it was a night filled with friendship and dancing. It’s events like this that allow us to pick up where we left off with our friends and fellow Trachtlers.

The Beginnings of Tradition (Part II), by Mike Stirm II

As a new member of our Cultural Group, I wanted to learn a bit about the history and how this amazing tradition began.