The Belgian Heritage Center is a wonderful location for experiencing Belgian culture through one of our community events or to host an event of your own.

Belgian Heritage Center Hosted Events

Belgian Heritage Center 2021 Hours

Belgian Heritage Center 2021 Hours

Starts: May 28, 2021 at 10:00 am
Ends: October 31, 2021 at 4:00 pm

The Belgian Heritage Center is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 to 4 through October.  Visits can also be arranged by appointment by emailing tourinfo@belgianheritagecenter.org or by calling 920-493-5969 at least three days in advance.  We look forward to your visit!
2021 Kermiss

2021 Kermiss

Starts: August 15, 2021 at 11:00 am
Ends: August 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Our 2021 Kermiss will be a great event - silent auction; antique farm implements; raffles; Belgian pie, trippe, booyah, jutt and craft beer.  The popular band Mad Cats will perform again this year. Please join us!

Peninsula Belgian-American Club Speaker Series

Peninsula Belgian-American Club Speaker Series

Starts: August 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm
Ends: August 19, 2021 at 8:00 pm

ORPHAN TRAIN Don Youniss has presented this program of a social experiment that transported children from crowded eastern cities to the country’s Midwest for adoption. Wisconsin, being in the Midwest, was favored by the many of the child placing institutions due to the large number of families that had room to take a needy child into their home, with plenty of food from the farm for all. “The C. & N.W. train from the south early morning brought to Fort Howard about 30 orphaned children from the New York Orphan Asylum.” Per September 21, 1893 - Green Bay Press Gazette.  Open to PBAC members and the public.
Helen Gillet - Walloon Singer in Concert

Helen Gillet - Walloon Singer in Concert

Starts: August 28, 2021 at 6:30 pm
Ends: August 28, 2021 at 9:00 pm

Concert starts at 6:30.  A free meet and greet conversation with Helen will start at 4:00.  Belgian-born cellist, singer, composer, improviser and producer Helen Gillet grew up in Singapore, Chicago and Wisconsin before moving to New Orleans in 2002. Helen sings in English, French and Walloon. Advance tickets for the concert are recommended as seating is limited. Tickets are available at BHC Friday through Sunday, 10 to 4 or call 920-389-1768. To order online, email supportBHC@belgianheritagecenter.org; you will receive an invoice with payment instructions.
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Peninsula Belgian-American Club Speaker Series

Peninsula Belgian-American Club Speaker Series

Starts: September 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm
Ends: September 16, 2021 at 8:00 pm

BELGIANS IN THE CIVIL WAR Presented by John Mertens, member of the Kewaunee County Historical Society Board of Directors. Not long after our ancestors arrived in Wisconsin they were faced with the American Civil War. A draft proceeded. Belgians felt unfairly targeted when in Door County 40 of the 63 drafted were Belgian.  Open to PBAC members and the public.
Peninsula Belgian-American Club Speaker Series

Peninsula Belgian-American Club Speaker Series

Starts: October 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm
Ends: October 21, 2021 at 8:00 pm

SISTERS OF ST. FRANCIS OF THE HOLY CROSS A video of the Community’s history of 90 years of service at the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help as well as many other places and ministries. Sister Nancy Langlois, will be the presenter. Open to PBAC members and the public.
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The Belgian Heritage Center is a perfect church-like setting for weddings and wakes/funerals. The Belgian Heritage Center is also available for rental for private events such as meetings, conferences and family reunions.

Traditional Belgian food and a Belgian Heritage presentation are available on request. For more information call Sue Havel at 920-493-2789 or email events@belgianheritagecenter.org.

Contact Information

Belgian Heritage Center
1255 County DK/PO Box 173
Brussels, Wisconsin 54204
920-825-7319

Hours of Operation

Please see the events calendar for details.