Dance Practice
Feb
22
7:30 PM19:30

Dance Practice

Children’s practice begins at 7:30pm and Adult practice begins at 8:00pm, please be dressed and ready to go. Dance practice will be held upstairs.

Notes from the Four Vors:

  • Glockenplattler (plattler with bells)

  • Pustertaler (waltz on)

  • Kronentanz (Bogen and star figures)

  • Inzeller (plattler and turning)

  • Bandltanz (pole with ribbons)

  • Steirer (figure dance, men start kneeling)

  • Zwiefacher (time changing plattler)

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Dance Practice
Mar
1
7:30 PM19:30

Dance Practice

Children’s practice begins at 7:30pm and Adult practice begins at 8:00pm, please be dressed and ready to go. Practice will be held upstairs.

Notes from the Four Vors:

  • Glockenplattler (plattler with bells)

  • Pustertaler (waltz on)

  • Kronentanz (Bogen and star figures)

  • Inzeller (plattler and turning)

  • Bandltanz (pole with ribbons)

  • Steirer (figure dance, men start kneeling)

  • Zwiefacher (time changing plattler)

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Bratwurstessen 2019
Mar
2
4:30 PM16:30

Bratwurstessen 2019

SET UP: Set up begins at the club at 10:00am. All available members are requested to come!

SERVING: Dinner for members is served at 4:30pm in the bar, finish eating by 5:15pm, and be ready to begin serving guests in the main hall at 5:30pm.

Dancers meet in the practice room at 7:10pm.

WHAT TO WEAR:

DANCERS:
Women: Vereins G’wand
Black soft Mieder
Black skirt (with slip)
Red silk apron

Men: Vereins G’wand
Vest with red silk tie

Girls: Blue Dirndl with red apron

Boys: Vest with red tie

PERFORMANCE LIST:

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Judges Training
May
3
to May 5

Judges Training

HOSTING A JUDGE

Here are the expectations should you house a judge/judges:

  • Place to sleep & shower

  • Drive them home from Lenau Park on Friday evening

  • Drive them to and from Lenau Park on Saturday

  • Drive them to Lenau Park on Sunday

You are not required to stay the entire time that they are at Lenau Park, (unless you are otherwise volunteering), but you will be need to be on-site after dinner both evenings so that when they are ready to go home, you are too.

What you are not responsible for:

  • Feeding them (they will eat ALL meals at Lenau Park)

  • Entertaining them- Friday evening they will partake in our Maifest after their meetings are finished. Saturday is an early day and will last later into the night. Sunday is another early day and they will head home mid-afternoon

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Bunter Nachmittag 2019
Feb
10
2:30 PM14:30

Bunter Nachmittag 2019

SET UP:

ARRIVE: Please arrive no later than 2:00pm

WHAT TO WEAR:

DANCERS:

Women: Personal G’wand
Black soft Mieder
White blouse, lace, v cut in the back
Black or Green skirt
Personal choice of colorful apron

Men: Personal G’wand
Vest
Tie of your choice

Girls: Blue Dirndl w/ red apron

Boys: Vest with Red tie

PERFORMANCE LIST:
The adults and children will each do one dance

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Technique Workshop
Jan
27
1:00 PM13:00

Technique Workshop

What: These technique workshops are for any dancer who wants to work on their Plattling, turning and waltzing skills. Men attending should already know the Reit im Winkler, Haushammer and Heitauer. We will not be teaching actual dances at these workshops, but working on footwork, posture, uniformity, etc. These are great practices to attend if you wish to work on your skills as a dancer, or prepare for competition.

Where: Lenau Park, main hall

Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm (doors will open at 12:30pm to get changed)

What to bring: Men should bring dance shoes and Lederhosen. Women should bring dance shoes, a skirt, slip, apron.

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Installation Dinner & General Meeting
Jan
25
7:00 PM19:00

Installation Dinner & General Meeting

Our Vorstand officer installation dinner will begin at 7:00pm, and will be followed by our first General Meeting of the year.

Dinner served promptly at 7:00PM until 7:30PM.

Menu: Beef Goulash over buttered noodles, salad, roll

January and February birthdays should bring deserts!

Reservations for Dinner;  Must be sent to Kenny Ott at iplattler@gmail.com by Sunday, January 20, 2019

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Technique Workshop
Jan
13
1:00 PM13:00

Technique Workshop

What: These technique workshops are for any dancer who wants to work on their Plattling, turning and waltzing skills. Men attending should already know the Reit im Winkler, Haushammer and Heitauer. We will not be teaching actual dances at these workshops, but working on footwork, posture, uniformity, etc. These are great practices to attend if you wish to work on your skills as a dancer, or prepare for competition.

Where: Lenau Park, main hall

Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm (doors will open at 12:30pm to get changed)

What to bring: Men should bring dance shoes and Lederhosen. Women should bring dance shoes, a skirt, slip, apron.

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Isartaler Pittsburgh's Fahnenweihe
Nov
16
to Nov 18

Isartaler Pittsburgh's Fahnenweihe

FRIDAY 11/16

The Fest begins with a welcome party/Heimatabend 8pm on Friday evening.

What To Wear: Boarisch G'wand - Your own personal Bavarian outfit, which might include a soft Mieder, skirt, apron and blouse of choice for a woman and vest, socks, tie and shirt of choice for a man. An "Oktoberfest outfit" i.e. short Dirndl would not be appropriate at this event. You may also choose to wear a club outfit. If you have questions about what is acceptable please reach out to Christine. Take advantage of the opportunity to wear personal items you've perhaps purchased in Germany recently!

SAT 11/17

On Saturday afternoon, a Fahnenweihe Mass, at St. Vincent Archabbey, which is ocated on the campus of St. Vincent College in Latrobe, will take place. An evening banquet and festivities at Seven Springs will follow. S.T.V. Bavaria’s chorus will help lead the music at the Mass.

10:30am Meet in lobby to get flowers and packets

12:30pm Meet in lobby to get on shuttle

1:00pm shuttles leave!

2:30pm Mass (We will be seated at the front of the church behind Isartaler, men on the right, women on the left)

5:00pm Doors open to banquet hall

5:30pm Parade of flags, Dinner, speeches, presentations, etc begin

6:30pm OUR EHRENTANZ!

What to Wear: These are in order of preference. If you own Festtracht, please wear it. If not, then go to the second option, and so on. While traditionally we have options beyond Vereins Gwand (black & red), this Mass and event are not an event where a Dirndl would be appropriate. 


WOMEN:

*Choir Members* Black and Green Dirndl: with green and white striped apron. (Please confer with choir leaders on these and further details).

First Option Festtracht: Hard Mieder with chains and loops, shawl, white blouse, green skirt, slip, bloomers, white stockings, white apron, black dance shoes, flowers & ferns, hat with feather.

Second Option Halbtracht: Hard Mieder with chains (no loops), no shawl, white blouse, green skirt, slip, bloomers, white stockings, white apron, black dance shoes, flowers & ferns, hat with feather.

Third Option Tanzgwand: Black soft Mieder, white blouse, green skirt, slip, bloomers, white stockings, white apron, black dance shoes.

Fourth Option Vereins Gwand: Black soft Mieder, white blouse, black skirt, slip, bloomers, white stockings, red silk apron, black dance shoes.

Fifth OptionChurch attire: Consider this a wedding and dress apropriately! No jeans, shorts, t-shirts, flip flops, tennis shoes, etc.


MEN:

*Choir Members* Bundhosen with white button up shirt and green tie. (Please confer with choir leaders on these and further details).

First Option Festtracht: Lederhosen, white button-up shirt with sleeves rolled up (no buttons on the collar), green silk tie, vest, Loferl/socks/bummeln, black dance shoes, hat w/ feather, Jope if you have one.

Second Option Halbtracht: Lederhosen, white button-up shirt with sleeves rolled up (no buttons on the collar), green silk tie, vest, Loferl/socks/bummeln, black dance shoes, hat w/ feather, Jope if you have one.

Third Option Tanzgwand: Lederhosen, white button-up shirt with sleeves rolled up (no buttons on the collar), green silk tie, vest, Loferl/socks/bummeln, black dance shoes, hat w/ feather, Jope if you have one.

Fourth Option Vereins Gwand: Lederhosen, white button-up shirt with sleeves rolled up (no buttons on the collar), red silk tie, vest, Loferl/socks/bummeln, black dance shoes, hat w/ feather, Jope if you have one.

Fifth Option Church attire: Consider this a wedding and dress apropriately! No jeans, shorts, t-shirts, flip flops, tennis shoes, etc.

SUN 11/18

Sunday brunch will be avaiable at Seven Springs resort for those who would like to continue celebrating.

What to Wear: Personal

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Bierfest
Nov
3
10:00 AM10:00

Bierfest

  • German American Cultural Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

SET UP: Set up begins at the club at 10:00am. All available members are requested to come!

SERVING: Dinner for members is served at 4:30pm in the bar, finish eating by 5:15pm, and be ready to begin serving guests in the main hall at 5:30pm. We will be serving Schnitzel, Spätzle, and Red Cabbage for dinner; Reinecker’s Raspberry Mocha Crème Torte for dessert; and Pretzels with Swiss Cheese after the performance. 

Dancers meet in the practice room at 7:10pm.

WHAT TO WEAR: FESTTRACHT!

Women: Full Festtracht is the green skirt, black hard Mieder, green floral shawl, white apron, white blouse with lace trim, chains with loops at the top of Mieder, acorn pins, hat with feather, white stockings, black dance shoes, bloomers, slip and flowers with greens, (that will be provided for you on the day of). Hair needs to be in an appropriate do so your hate fits on your head. Makeup should look natural, no bright colors, no nail polish, Trachten jewelry only. *Consider bringing an alternative apron to serve in*

Men: Full Festtracht is vest with green tie (no belt), over lederhosen, white shirt with sleeves rolled up, no buttons on the lapel; hat with feather, Loferl & socks with black dance shoes.

Junior Girls: new Jugend Festtracht, white blouse, bloomers, white stockings, black dance shoes.

Junior Boys: Vest and green tie, over Lederhosen, white shirt with sleeves rolled up, hat, Stutzen and black dance shoes.

Little Girls: Blue Dirndl, red apron, white stockings, black shoes, white blouse.

Little Boys: Lederhosen, white shirt, red tie, Stutzen, black shoes.

PERFORMANCE LIST:

Innsbrucklied

Rosenheimer

Zillertaler

Seehammer

Enzianer (Juniors)

Goasslschnalzen

Muhlenradl

Amboss

Holzhacker (The dance, not just the ending)

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Dance Practice
Oct
26
8:00 PM20:00

Dance Practice

Notes from the Four Vors: Friday we start the evening with the kid's Halloween Party at 7:30pm in the practice room. Have them wear their costumes and each family bring a bag of candy that we will throw into bags to hand out later. Any other adults who want to come and help hand out candy, please do! The kids really love it. 

8:30pm we will start practice for both juniors and adults upstairs! (Little kids may go home). Ladies, please bring your green skirts and hats. (Junior girls do not need to bring anything except shoes & apron). We only have this Friday and next to finish prepping for Bierfest with much to do. Please be in attendance and on time, if you are not able to attend let us know at your earliest convenience. 

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Sep
8
6:00 PM18:00

German Central Oktoberfest

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Be there by: TBA

Location: German Central | 7863 York Road, Parma

DETAILS:

What to wear: 
Women: Sommer Dirndl with new blouse
Men: Belt and blue tie
GIrls: Blue dirndl and blue apron
Boys:  blue tie (no vest)

Performers get in for free

Program: 
First band break:

Second band break:

 

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Sep
8
12:00 PM12:00

European Festival

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Be there by: TBA

Location: St. Mary Magdelene Byzantine Catholic Church | 5390 W. 220th St, Fairview Park

DETAILS:

Adults only

What to wear: 
Women: Sommer Dirndl with new blouse
Men: Belt and blue tie

Performers get in for free
Food and some beverages will be provided

Program: 

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Aug
18
6:00 PM18:00

Sommer Oktoberfest

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Be there by: TBA

Location: Donauschwaben German-American Cultural Center7370 Columbia RoadOlmsted Falls, OH, 44138United States (map)

DETAILS:

What to wear: 
Women: Sommer Dirndl with new blouse
Men: Belt and blue tie
GIrls: Blue dirndl and blue apron
Boys:  blue tie (no vest)


Performers get in for free
Food and some beverages will be provided

Program: 
First band break:

Second band break:

Third band break:

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