Christmas In Germany 06

Hummel with U.S Flag German Christmas Tree Program
Sunday December 3rd - Today, my friend, Jose, his nephew, Tony, and I had an
  authentic Germany Lunch at the German-American Society of Omaha's "Christmas
  in Germany" celebration.  Afterward, we viewed the woodcarving & Hummel items
  displayed in the Ratskeller and the "Candle lit" Christmas trees .

North & South Hall (Upstairs)

  The North Hall had Entertainment all afternoon, including the nutcracker dance by
  the "Adair Dance Academy".  Authentic holiday food was served in the South Hall.

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Nutcracker dance by
"Adair Dance Academy"
Authentic German
Food served here
Holiday decoration and American
flag at the ticket table  

Ratskeller Displays (downstairs)

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The Mid-American Woodcarvers in the "Oberammergau Area"  
IMG_6906 IMG_6908 IMG_6909 Left & Below: large display of
 Hummel figurines & plates by the
 Omaha’s H.I. Hummel club in
 the "Rodenta-Coburg Area".
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Christmas Trees (Upstairs)

  German brings many customs to the United States, including the Christmas Tree. The most impressive
  tree with its authentic German decorations (Top row) and it's wooden star on top were in the North Hall.
  A wooden nutcracker was guarding two trees (next to Left both Row)

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Small tree is in South Hall The Main tree is in the North Hall
IMG_6920 IMG_6925 IMG_6929 Left: This Nutcracker and the
Book of Garman Christmas Customs
(click to read)
are on the opposite
side of the tree in the North Hall

Note:  Picture display is not in the order taken. The larger version is in order. Most photos were taken.
 without a flash. Ever with color correction, most photos do not appear natural.

Christmas In
Die Heimat Tänzer Die Singenden Wanderer Ratskeller Christmas Tree

Christmas In Germany 2006

Based on Gallery by MINO STUDIO

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