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October 2022 Newsletter

October 2022 Newsletter

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Great Fire Remembrance

Great Fire Remembrance

Starts: October 8, 2022 at 10:00 am
Ends: October 8, 2022 at 3:00 pm

A remembrance of the Great Fire of 1871 will be held on Saturday, October 8 at the Belgian Heritage Center. The day will include a re-enactment of the experiences of Emmerence Gaspart Englebert, a Great Fire survivor, by her great-granddaughter, Barb Englebert Chisholm at 10:30 and 2:00. At 12:30, Captain David Siegel of the Green Bay Metro Fire Department will speak about the unusual nature of the Great Fire and why it was so deadly for so many. Lunch will be available for purchase including trippe and Salmon’s hot dogs. Everyone is welcome and there is no admission required. We especially encourage students and anyone who wants to learn more about the Great Fire to attend.

If you can’t join us at BHC, we invite you to learn about the Great Fire at BHC YouTube Channel.
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Peninsula Belgian-American Club Speaker Series

Peninsula Belgian-American Club Speaker Series

Starts: October 20, 2022 at 7:00 pm
Ends: October 20, 2022 at 8:00 pm

CHEESE FACTORIES OF DOOR COUNTY Don Rudolph, a fourth generation Door County farmer, will share information about the history of cheese factories. In 1917 Door County had 35 cheese factories and 5 creameries. This presentation will reflect a very vital economic fixture in our early dairy industries that many of our relatives had a stake in.
Hunter's Raffle

Hunter's Raffle

Starts: October 23, 2022 at 11:00 am
Ends: October 23, 2022

Raffle tickets are now available for this year's Hunters Raffle at BHC, Steel Wheel Saloon (Namur), Susie's Place (Lincoln), Jed's New Stein (New Franken), Rio Creek Feed Mill, Rocky Ridge Shooter's Supply (Oconto Falls), The Blue Spruce (Spruce) and BHC volunteers.  See the PDF for more information about prizes and the raffle event. Tickets are $10 each, three for $20 and 20 for $100. Raffle will be on Facebook Live. You do not need to be present to win.  Email contact@belgianheritagecenter.org for more information about ticket availability.

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Helen Gillet - Walloon Singer in Concert

Helen Gillet - Walloon Singer in Concert

Starts: November 20, 2022 at 4:00 pm
Ends: November 20, 2022 at 6:00 pm

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 $20 and are available at BHC Friday through Sunday, 10 to 3 or call 920-825-7319. To order online, email contact@belgianheritagecenter.org; you will receive an invoice with payment instructions.  Walloon speakers attend as VIP's at a discounted ticket price of $15.
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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

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