Christmastime is magical in our German village, where holiday traditions date back centuries. - See more at: http://visithermann.com/christmastime-in-hermann/#sthash.S0S29pf4.dpuf
Annual holiday concert and soup supper. Barry Bierwirth, a Hermann native now living in St. Louis, will present a holiday concert on the historic Pfeffer pipe organ at 1:00, 3:30 and 7:00 p.m. He will be joined by other Hermann-area performers. Freewill offering. Starkenburg is near Rhineland, two miles north of Highway 94.
Hermann’s holiday season officially opens with a Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the Gerald Engemann Memorial Garden at the corner of First and Market streets. Festivities start at 5:30 with Victorian carolers and a visit from Santa, who will hand out treats. Sponsored by the Hermann Area Chamber of Commerce.
Tour four lovely historic properties, all decked out for Yuletide guests. Along the way enjoy cider and cookies at Adam Puchta’s Homestead Guesthaus. Purchase tickets ($10) at the Welcome Center, 312 Market Street.