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    Name: Fasching Ball (Mardi Gras Party)
    Date: February 10, 2018
    Time: 6:00 PM - 11:55 PM CST
    Event Description:
    Peoria German American Society to hold its 15th Annual Fasching Ball (Traditional German Costume Ball) on Saturday, February 10th.
     
    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.
     
    More information can be found at:  www.peoriagermans.net
    Location:
     Lindenhof
    7601 N. Harker Drive in Peoria, IL.  
    Phone 691-7484.
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday, February 10 from 6pm-Midnight
    Contact Information:
    Please contact Trudy Smith for more Information 309-697-4195
    Fees/Admission:
    $8 at the door.  $6 in advance
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