Peoria German American Society to hold its 16th Annual Fasching Ball (Traditional German Costume Ball) on Saturday, March 2nd at the Lindenhof, 7601 N. Harker Drive in Peoria, IL. Phone 691-7484.
The event runs from 6:00 pm to midnight and is open to the public. Cost $6 in advance. At the door $8.00 a person. Attendees are encouraged to bring an appetizer to share. There will be a costume contest with prizes. Cash bar.
Area favorites the West MacQueen Street Band will perform from 7pm – 11 pm
Fasching Balls are the German version of Mardi Gras Parties or Karnivals. Fasching is celebrated across Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, usually in predominately Catholic areas. Fasching is the last celebration before Lent or as the day is known in the U.S. as Fat Tuesday.
Please contact Trudy Smith for more Information 309-697-4195 or firstname.lastname@example.org.