German Beer, Food and Music! — Friday, November 13, in Madison

“Quench Your Thirst For Knowledge”

Join the Friends for an entertaining evening to benefit the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies!  pretzel-and-beer1

Friday, November 13, 2015
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
The University Club
803 State Street, Madison, 53703

Bull Falls Logo_Full_4oclk-01**Craft beer from Bull Falls Brewery in Wausau, Wisconsin
**German-style buffet with delicacies from Clasen’s European Bakery in Middleton, Swiss Colony in Monroe, Freiburg Gastropub in Madison, and the University Club Restaurant.
**Polka Music with Rick March, and fun silent auction baskets.
Invite your Friends and share the attached Fall Fest_poster!
Contact: or 608-262-7546

PLEASE NOTE:  No tickets will be mailed to you.  Once we have received your payment, we will confirm your purchase by email or phone call.  On the day of the event, please stop at the registration table, and you will receive a wristband.

German-American GENEALOGY WORKSHOP : November 7, 2015 in Madison

Come to Madison for a German-American GENEALOGY WORKSHOP, co-sponsored by the Friends!????????????????????????????????????????

Saturday, November 7, 2015, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Memorial Library – room 126, 728 State Street, Madison
$30, box lunch included, 10% discount for Friends of the MKI and members of the WHS.

Join Lori Bessler (Wisconsin Historical Society) and Antje Petty (Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies) as they share tips and strategies to help you research your ancestors from German-speaking Europe.

Registration online at the Wisconsin Historical Society:…

For details see the attached PROGRAM or CONTACT
Lori Bessler:, 608-264-6519 or
Antje Petty:, 608-262-7546