BSA Bukovina Fest 1998


Bukovina Society of the Americas

Ellis and Hays, Kansas
August 13-16, 1998

Thursday, August 13 – Vagabond (Motel) Restaurant, Hays

6:30 p.m., Early bird social with society guests and speakers (cash bar and buffet)

Friday, August 14 – Ellis Society Headquarters

8:30 a.m., Registration and coffee
8:30 a.m., Computer/Genealogy room, Werner Zoglauer, chair
9:30 a.m., Video – Oktoberfest parade 1996 in Munich, Germany
10:30 a.m., History of Bukovina – Henry Sinnreich
Noon Lunch on your own

Ellis County Historical Society, Main at Sixth Street, Hays

1:30 p.m., Conversational German – Dr. William Keel
2:30 p.m., Limestone and WPA Treasures of Ellis County – Pete Felten
3:30 p.m., Tour museum and Volga German settler’s house
Knights of Columbus Hall, Ellis (dinner on your own)
6:30 p.m., Opening, Werner Zoglauer
6:40 p.m., “Deitch-Behmisch” – Dr. William Keel
7:30 p.m., Bukovina Mixer – music by Joe Erbert and the Honas brothers (cash bar)

Saturday, August 15 – Ellis Society Headquarters

8:30 a.m., Registration and Coffee
8:45 a.m., Annual meeting of the Bukovina Society of the Americas
9:30 a.m., Quilting blocks, Julie Honas
10:30 a.m., Making Hemetschwangers, Shirley Kroeger, Irene Zerfas, Martha Armbrister
11:15 a.m., Doctoral Dissertation review – Dr. Gabi Lunte
Noon, Special Lunch – Bratwurst, sauerkraut, scalloped potatoes and Hemetschwanger
1:30 p.m., The internet and e-mail – Werner Zoglauer (society computer will be on-line)
2:30 p.m., Travel in Bukovina – Pictures, memorabilia from recent tours

Knights of Columbus Hall, Ellis

6:00 p.m., Social Hour
7:00 p.m., Dinner (wedding “Iborts Fleisch” and all the trimmings)

Welcome, Van Massirer
Economic Realities in the Bukovina of our forebears – Dr. Sophie Welisch
Dance – Music by Ed Pfeifer Band
(Featuring reenactment of customs of an early day Bukovina wedding)

Sunday, August 16 – Society Chapel
9:00 a.m., Ecumenical Service
9:30 a.m., Coffee and rolls courtesy of Golden Belt Bank of Ellis/Hays