Club Events

The club’s facilities are available for rent for numerous kinds of private functions. For details, see Facilities Rental.

To contact the club, call (613) 732-8883 or send e-mail to .

Yearly Calendar

Below is a table of events that the club presents each year, together with the dates on which the events will be held this year. As they become available, further details of these events, as well as details of any special events, will be given in separate entries after the list. (Past events are “greyed out” in the list.)

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DoW Mon Day Event
Sat Feb 17 Sleigh Ride Show details...

Sat Feb 17, 3 p.m.

Willi and Bonnie Schmidt’s Ranch on Whitewater Road

Sleigh Ride

Willi and Bonnie Schmidt are hosting a sleigh ride at their ranch.


  • Germania Club members and their children: Free
  • Non-Members: $15 per adult, $10 per child 12 or under


  • The Club will provide the main course.
  • Members are asked to please bring along either a salad or dessert.
  • Please contact Bonnie at (613) 732-5645 or by Monday February 12 to:
    • confirm your attendance and
    • indicate what food you would like to bring.
Thu Mar 8 Annual General Meeting Show details...

Thu Mar 8, 6 p.m.

Germania Hall

Annual General Meeting

The AGM is an important opportunity for the membership to hear of the club’s financial, social and cultural activities during the past year, and to contribute their thoughts on how to best fulfill the club’s aims and objectives and to enhance the experience of being a member. Please plan to attend!


6:00 p.m.: Coffee and Cake

6:30 p.m.: Meeting starts

Sat Mar 17 St. Patrick’s Day Dance Show details...

Sat Mar 17, 7 p.m. (doors open)

Germania Hall

St. Patrick’s Day Dance


  • Doors open at 7 p.m.


  • Recorded music and dancing
  • Games and music in the Upstairs Hall after dinner


Landry and Madill would have played St. Patty’s music as well as 60’s Rock’n Roll and Mixed Country and many old favorites. Unfortunately, unforeseen circumstances have forced them to cancel!


  • Snacks provided by the club


  • Everybody welcome!
  • Admission free due to the unfortunate cancellation Landry and Madill
  • The Germania Club will happily refund money to anyone who bought tickets in advance.

More Information

Call the Germania Club at (613) 732-8883.

Fri Apr 27 Volunteer Appreciation Dinner Show details...

Fri Apr 27, 6 p.m.

Germania Hall

Germania Club Anniversary and Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

Our volunteers who have assisted and supported the Germania Club in its work throughout the year will be recognized at a brunch buffet in their honour. It will be catered by Ullrich’s Catering.


  • Anyone who has volunteered during 2017 should receive complimentary tickets with the April newsletter.
  • Other Adult Club Members: $18
  • Adult Non-Members: $22
  • Children 5 and under: free
  • Available at:
    • the Annual General Meeting (March 8)
    • the St. Patrick’s Day Dance (March 17)

More Information

Call the Germania Club at (613) 732-8883.

Sun Apr 29 Bid Euchre Tournament Show details...

Sun Apr 29, 1:30 p.m.

Germania Hall

Bid Euchre Tournament

A Giant Bid Euchre Tournament will be held on Sunday, April 29th, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.


  • $10/ticket
  • Available from Kathy Buske ((613) 732-9113)

More Information

Call Kathy Buske at (613) 732-9113.

Sun Aug 19 Summer Barbecue Show details...

Sun Aug 19, 3:00 p.m. (dinner at 5:00 p.m.)

Germania Hall

Summer Barbecue


  • in Germania Hall
  • the Club will provide ham, scalloped potatoes, buns and butter
  • members are asked to bring either a salad or a dessert
  • music, conversation, Gemütlichkeit…


Please call Willi and Bonnie Schmidt ASAP at (613) 732-5645 to say you’re coming! (They need to know how much fool will be needed!)

Sun Sep 16 German Night at the Races Show details...

Sun Sep 16

Rideau-Carleton Raceway, Ottawa

German Night at the Races

Once again, the Germania Club is chartering a bus and going to the German Night at the Races at the Rideau-Carleton Raceway in Ottawa. The bus will leave the Germania Club at 3 p.m. and arrive back at the club around midnight. The cost of the trip includes:

  • round-trip transportation by bus
  • admission to the raceway
  • the dinner buffet, which includes German food


Germania Club members: $30

Non-members: $50


Advance booking only


To book, call Marie Zettler at
(613) 587-4403 or
(613) 638-1325 (this number is toll free within Renfrew County)

More Information

Contact Marie Zettler by phone at
(613) 587-4403 or
(613) 638-1325 (this number is toll free within Renfrew County), or
by email at .

Sat Oct 13 Oktoberfest Show details...

Sat Oct 13

Germania Hall



1 p.m.:
Festivities begin
1:45 p.m.:
Opening Ceremonies with Miss Oktoberfest and the Mayor
Tapping of first keg
2 p.m. – 7 p.m.:
The Edelweiß Duo from Montreal
Schuhplattler (Bavarian Folk Dancers)
Contests, games and prizes all day long
Woodcutting Contest
Maßkrugstemmen (Beer Stein Hoisting Contest)
Yodel Contest
8 p.m.:
Oktoberfest Evening Dance
Music by the band “Sidewinder”


Ullrich’s Catering Menu:

Oktoberfest Bratwurst, Sauerkraut, Schnitzel, Potato Salad, Pretzels

In the Biergarten:

Beers by Whitewater Brewery and Square Timber Brewery for your tasting pleasure!


  • In advance: $8
  • At the door: $10
  • Children under 12: free
  • Advanced ticket sales at:
    • Meridian Credit Union, 40 Pembroke Street West, Pembroke (613) 732-7821
    • Willi’s Ranch, 288 Whitewater Road, Pembroke, (613) 732-5645
    • Big Bend Pottery, 508 Lacroix Bay Road, Westmeath, (613) 587-4403


Camping available at Pembroke’s Riverside Park.

More Information

  • Call the Germania Club at (613) 732-8883.
  • Email the Club at .
Fri Nov 23 Christkindlmarkt / Christmas Market Show details...
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Fri Nov 23, 15:00: Doors open for people with mobility challenges

Fri Nov 23, 16:00 – 20:00

Sat Nov 24, 10:00 – 17:00

Sun Nov 25, 10:00 – 16:00

Germania Hall

Christkindlmarkt (Christmas Market)

Christmas baking, arts and crafts of all kinds available for sale


Catered by Schmidt’s Catering

In the Upstairs Clubroom: Bratwurst, Schnitzel, Spätzle, Sauerkraut, potato salad and more

Outside in the tent: Sausage on the run!

For Children

Santa will be there, with treats

Crafts for Children, by Children’s Garden Nursery School

($2 to cover cost of materials)



More Information

Call Erwin at (613) 732-3756 or (613) 587-4403

Sun Dec 9 Familien-Weihnachtsfeier / Family Christmas Party Show details...

Sun Dec 9, 2 p.m.

Germania Hall, 15 Bennett St., Pembroke

Familien-Weihnachtsfeier / Family Christmas Party

Open to all club members and their families.

Highlights include:

  • Carol singing, in both English and German
  • Christmas selections by the Germania Singers
  • Kaffee and Kuchen with traditional German baked goods
  • For children,
    • crafts and story time
    • a visit from Santa, with treats for all pre-registered children up to age 12
    • a draw for a gingerbread house
    • an opportunity to share their musical or other talents with the audience

Pre-registration of Children

Children must be pre-registered to ensure that Santa has a treat bag for them and to make them eligible for the gingerbread house draw.

Please contact Marie Zettler by phone at (613) 587-4403, or by email at for more information or to pre-register a child.

Recitations, Musical Performances, etc.

Please contact Marie if you know ahead of time that someone in your family would like to contribute a recitation, musical performance or other form of entertainment so they can be accommodated in the program. (However, last minute walk-ons are still welcome!)

More Information

Contact the Club by email at or by phone at (613) 732-5645.

Mon Dec 31 New Year’s Eve Gala Show details...

Mon Dec 31, 7:00 p.m. (doors open)

Germania Hall, 15 Bennett St., Pembroke

New Year’s Eve Gala

Welcome in the New Year at the Germania Club!


Hor d’oeuvres around 10 p.m., catered by Ullrich’s


Dancing to the music of Sidewinder

Party hats and noise makers to bring in the New Year

Upstairs Hall

will be open, with a bar and music, for those who prefer a more mellow environment


Everybody welcome!

Members: $25

Non-members: $30

Prices include admission, hors d’oeuvres, and all taxes


  • in advance only
  • until Thursday December 27
  • at the following locations:
    • Meridian Credit Union, 40 Pembroke St. West, Pembroke

More Information

Contact the Club by email at or by phone at (613) 732-5645.