The German-American Heritage Foundation presents the 2008 Saint Paul Sommerfest Gala weekend, which begins on Friday, June 13th, and last through through Sunday, June 15th.
Friday, June 13, sets the weekend off right with a River Boat Cruise along the Mississippi River. Boarding of the Betsey and Anson Northrop will begin at 6:30pm and they will embark from beautiful Harriet Island for an evening of fun at 7:00pm. Enjoy live musical performances, dinner and drinks as evening falls on the majestic Mississippi River. The boat will return at 10:00pm.
On Saturday evening, the Landmark Center in Downtown Saint Paul will be transformed into old-world Vienna for the Emperor's Ball. Partake in an evening of grandeur and elegance including dining on the finest foods and beverages provided by the Saint Paul Hotel. Dance to live performances by numerous entertainers throughout the evening. The Emperor's Ball welcomes all ages. Attire for the evening includes black tie or period costume, as it highlights the beauty of a Viennese Ball from years ago. The Emperor's Ball proceeds will benefit the Saint Paul City Ballet.
Festivities continue on Sunday, June 15th, when the German-American Heritage Foundation invites you to join them as they celebrate their ancestry with traditional food, beverage, and entertainment during their Sunday picnic. The event will take place on the German American Institutes grounds.
For more information, visit www.saintpaulsommerfest.com