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Buffalo enjoys Bergholz Band experience

                                       from page 1                  bres  games,  as  well  as  other
                                                                    goings-on downtown; or just revel-
                                     ed even more diversity to the atmo-
                                                                    ers  who  appreciate  having  a  good
                                     sphere that night.
                                        The    COO      said   the  time   in   the    well-known
                                                                    German/Bavarian-themed establish-
         • Wednesday, March 15 - Steu-  central/downtown   location   of  ment.
      ben  Society  Samuel  Helm  Unit  Hofbrauhaus is key in attracting pa-  Cheri DiBrienza of Buffalo and
      144 meeting -  Sto Lat, 4475 Tran-  trons  before  and  after  Buffalo  Sa-  her  son,  Leeland  DiBrienza,  each
      sit Road (Eastern Hills Mall) in Sto
                                                                    danced  to  the  sounds  of  Bergholz
      Lat's "cake decorating room."                                 Band and wore traditional lederho-
         •  Saturday,  March  25,  2023:  Local Steuben             sen and dirndl outfits.
      Frühlingsfest  with  the  Schuhplat-                            "We love seeing the (Bergholz)
      tler  Gebirgstrachten  Verein  Edel-  Society unit            Band," said Cheri DiBrienza. "The
      weiss at The Variety Club Banquet                             atmosphere  that  Hofbrauhaus  cre-
      Hall,  6114  Broadway  Ave.,  Lan- prepares for
                                                                    ates for its customers is very much a
      caster,  NY.  More  info  to  come  at                        party atmosphere. You can bring the    anniversary                    family,  or  stop  by  with  friends.  It
         • Saturday, April 22 - Bavarian  The 10th anniversary of receiv-  really does have something for ev-
      Springfest - 6 - 11 p.m. - St. Mary  ing  its  charter  in  2013  from  the  eryone."
      Ukrainian  Church  Hall,  3176  St.  Steuben  Society  of  America,  the  Barry Meyer of North Tonawan-
      Paul Blvd., Rochester. German mu-  Samuel Helm Unit 144 will be cele-  da said he and his friends enjoy the  "You  come  out,  you  see  the the  location.  The  pretzels  here  are
      sic, food, beer and Bavarian Danc-  brating with a “Buffalo Experience  Stein  Club  (and,  accompanying  band, toast a few beers to the eve- absolutely  phenomenal,  too.  Ger-
      ers. For tickets call 716-998-1345.  Weekend.”                Stein  Hoists)  that  are  offered  at  ning," said Meyer. "It's a really nice man potato salad, you really can't go
         •  Sunday,  May  28  -  Maifest  -  The planning is being finalized  Hofbrauhaus.        setup they have, and you can't beat wrong."
      Spring  Garden,  3838  Two  Rod  around  the  celebration  dinner  on
      Road,   East   Aurora.   www.  Saturday,  June  24,  2023,  in  Ham-                burg, NY. The dinner will include
         • Sunday, July 16 - Waldfest -  the  most  authentic  German  foods
      Spring  Garden,  3838  Two  Rod  outside of Germany, with a profes-
      Road,   East   Aurora.   www.  sional chef from Germany catering                this spectacular buffet dinner.  Just
         •  Sunday,  December  3,  2023:  to whet your appetite, there will be
      Jährliche Weihnachtsmesse – An-  chef made Swabian Maultauschen,
      nual  German  Christmas  Concert  a surprise salad, among other tradi-
      (Traditional  Christmas  Carols  by  tional German specialties.
      the  German-American  Musicians)  All Steuben brothers and sisters
      (10:30  a.m.),  Mass  (11  a.m.)  and  are welcome to join us to share in
      reception  (noon)  (catered  by  Ger-  the celebrations. To show your in-
      hardt  Braun)  at  St.  Louis  Church,  terest, and to be put on our email for
      780 Main St.                   celebration updates and costs,  con-
         • Saturday, August 5 - German-  tact  Dan  Schwarz,  treasurer,  at
      Polish  Celebration  -  Spring  Gar-,   or   call
      den, 3838 Two Rod Road, East Au-  716/648-5731.
      rora. www.                                                                  Ceramic  candy  holder,  metal
                                                                                                  holder  for  egg,  and  two  pysanki
                                                                                                  eggs.                          Brightly colored  eggs for candy.
                                                                                                     Editor’s Note: For an interesting online article on German Easter crafts,
                                                                    Paper-mâché  rabbit  with  candy read  “Pappmaché  Ostereier:  The  German  Paper  Mache  Easter  Egg”  at
                                                                        Submitted by Elaine Timm german-paper-mache-easter-egg/
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