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Music, history of William H Pommer this weekend in Hermann

Posted on April 2, 2014 at 8:03 am

Deutschheim State Historic Site in Hermann will celebrate the music and history of musician William H. Pommer on Friday and Saturday, April 4-5.  Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the events include concerts on Friday and Saturday evenings and a symposium Saturday afternoon at the Hermann Festhalle, located at 237 E. First Street in Hermann.  The events are free and open to the public. Visitors will have the opportunity to experience

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    Posted on March 25, 2014 at 2:47 pm

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  • Missouri State Concert Chorale at St. George Church in Hermann March 23

    Posted on March 11, 2014 at 5:00 pm

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  • Trivia Night on Saturday to benefit Hermann Crusade Against Cancer

    Posted on March 4, 2014 at 3:05 pm

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    Posted on February 23, 2014 at 11:14 am

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  • Hermann Area Chorus rehearsals start Thursday

    Posted on February 18, 2014 at 3:19 pm

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    By staff writer The Hermann Area Chorus will begin rehearsing for the Spring Concert on Thursday, Feb. 20, in the Hermann Middle School music room. Chorus rehearsals will be held weekly on Thursday evenings from 7 to 8:30 p.m. If school is cancelled or closed early, then rehearsal will be moved to the following Monday. New singers are welcome. All you need to join the Chorus is the love of

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    Posted on January 14, 2014 at 3:03 pm


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