Syracuse will once again celebrate its German heritage with Germanfest 2014 July 12-13.
With activities from the parade, street dance, Little Miss Germanfest and the 5K run, there is something for just about everyone.
The following is a schedule of events from the event website:
Saturday, July 12th
7 a.m.     
St. Paulinus Catholic Church Pancake Breakfast
5th & Midland

7:30 a.m.       
Germanfest 5K Run and Youth Run
Begins at Williams Park (near 12th & Chestnut)
Entry Form
For more information, call 402.269.2859

1-4 p.m.     
FirstBank of Nebraska - Drive Thru
Sponsored by CMH (Community Memorial Hospital) & Syracuse Chiropractic Clinic

1-5 p.m.     
Wine Tasting by Glacial Till Vinetard and Winery,
Ashland, NE - at The Beer Stein
214 5th Street
9-10:30 a.m.     
Bingo - Post Home, 527 5th St.
Sponsored by VFW Auxiliary     

2 p.m.     
Helmat Tanzer Dancers & Die Singender
Wandered Singers
Green Room, 5th Street Centre
Sponsored by Potash Corp., PCS Phosphate
9 a.m.     
Market at Germanfest- 5th St
Information – 402.269.5532
Market Handout for Vendors

3 p.m.
Greg Blecha Trio
5th & Midland St.

9-11 a.m.
Show & Shine Car Show Registration- 3rd Street between Midland St. & Thorne St. (Otoe County Fair Grounds)
3:30 p.m.
Fest Keg Tapped - 5th & Midland
Wristband Purchase Required
Sponsored by Triple D's Saloon, B&J's Family Restaurant & Lounge, and The Beer Stein
10:30 a.m.     
Kinder Parade - Theme - "All-Star" Sports
5th & Plum Entry Form | Information
Sponsored by Baylor Evnen Curtiss Grimit
& Witt LLP.     

5 p.m.     
Little Tugger’s Pedal Tractor Pull
FirstBank of Nebraska - Drive Thru
Sponsored by Stutheit Implement, KanEquip Inc., Keim Farm Equipment & Syracuse FFA
11 a.m.     
Grand Parade
5th & Plum St     

5 p.m.     
5th & Midland St.
Sponsored by Countryside Bank & area businesses
11 a.m.     
Luncheon - Public Library, 5th & Plum
Sponsored by Friends of the Library     

5-7 p.m.     
Wine Tasting by Rockin' Rooster Winery, Scotia, NE - at The Beer Stein
214 5th Street

11 a.m.-3p.m.
Show & Shine Car Show
3rd St. between Thorne St. & Midland St. (Otoe County Fair Grounds)     

5:30 p.m.     
DeJu Blue
5th & Midland St.
Sponsored in Part by Fusselman-Harvey-Allen Funeral Home
Two-Block Beer Garden Opens
5th St. between Thorne St. & Mohawk St.
Wristband Purchase Required
9 p.m.     
Street Dance Featuring “Cactus Hill”
5th & Midland
Wristband Purchase Required
Noon- 4 p.m.     
Otoe County Museum of Memories -
 336 Poplar St.           
12:30 p.m.     
Free Watermelon Feed - 5th & Midland St.
 Sponsored by Midwest Farmers Cooperative
1 p.m.     
6th Annual ‘Viener’ Dog Races
5th & Thorne
Information | Entry Form | Doggie Day Care
Call 402.269.2035 for More Information
Sponsored by Professional Property Valuations           

‘Viener’ Vogue - Dog Fashion Show
Immediately following races
Viener Dog Race Track
Information | Entry Form
Call 402.269.2035 for More Information
Sponsored by Professional Property Valuations

Sunday, July 13
 10 a.m.     
Community Church Service
"Under the Tent" - Corner of 11th & Mohawk
Sponsored by Syracuse Ministerial Committee     

11 a.m.     
Ice Cream Social & Meal - 7th & Plum St.
Sponsored by St. John’s UCC Church
Germanfest Open Golf Tourney
(3-person, Staggered Scramble)
Call Syracuse Country Club at (402) 269-2924 to enter.           
For more information, contact Rhae Werner or call 402-269-7489