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Willkommen! / Welcome!

Thank you for visiting the Utica Maennerchor website. We hope you enjoy browsing our site for the latest news, events, photo gallery and learn about our early beginnings. Whether you are German or non-German, we are happy to welcome you into the Utica Maennerchor family.

Vielen Dank für den Besuch der Website Utica Maennerchor. Wir wünschen Ihnen viel Spass als Sie unserer Weblage stöbern für die neuesten Nachrichten, Veranstaltungen, Fotogalerie und erfahren Sie mehr über unseren Anfang. Wenn Sie Deutscher oder Nicht Deutscher seien, wir würden wir uns freuen, Sie in unsere Maennerchor Familie aufzunehmen.

Upcoming Events

Rogues and Royals

September 12th & 13th: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m

Kings, Queens, Princes, Princesses, Lords, Ladies and Knights of the Realm will welcome Pirates, Privateers, Wenches, Gypsies and Rogues to gather together at the Maennerchor lands for regal entertainment by performers of greatness. Grand feasting and drinking, and much merriment will be had by all. Listen for the call of the bagpipes to announce the opening of the grand marketplace, where wares of all sorts can be found.
   Visit the Medieval Meadow to cheer on the Knights in combat. Enjoy festival feasting and weak or strong drink if ye prefer. Minstrels and bards, singing pirates and dancers, are all there for your enjoyment. Fighting knights, fire eating beauties, dancing lads and lasses, puppet shows and so much more! Admission is $5 for teenagers and adults, younger folk (12 years and under) are free when accompanied by an adult. Hosted in the lands of the Utica Maennerchor, it will be a most wondrous time to be sure!

Volkswagen Jetta S Raffle

Drawing: October 6, 2015 (or when all tickets sold)

To commemorate the Utica Maennerchor's 150th anniversary, we're raffling a 2015 Volkswagen Jetta S. A total of 1,250 tickets will be sold at the cost of a $30 per ticket, or two tickets for $50.00. To purchase a ticket, please download the flyer, complete the bottom portion, and send it in with your payment. You may be driving a new Volkswagen Jetta S before the end of 2015!   


September 26th at 6 p.m.

Join us for Oktoberfest! The entrance donation is $10 and tickets are available, in advance, at the bar, or at the door. The public is welcome and encouraged as your guests. German food will be available for purchase, a la carte, starting at 6 p.m. with music playing from 7 to 10 p.m.

Sauerbraten Dinner

Sunday, October 4th, noon to 4 p.m

Steve Able and his crew will soon begin with the preparations and your Secretary is securing the many volunteers needed. The donation is $12 for adults and $6 for children under 12. For those who don't know, Sauerbraten is marinated beef, a traditional German meal, served with noodles, red cabbage, salad, rolls and dessert. Invite family and friends for this delicious Sunday dinner.

Other Bits

The 2015 Saengerfest: Congratulations to our men's chorus who took first place in the Saengerfest competition held at Whitesboro High school on Saturday, June 13. Our combined men's and women's choruses came in a very close second. See the picture below of the Saengerfest concert held on Friday, June 12, featuring a combined chorus of singers from Binghamton, Buffalo and Utica, NY.

UMC WI-FI CAFÉ: Join us at the Utica Maennerchor at the Wi-Fi Café. Play a game of shuffleboard, watch your favorite team play ball on our big screens, or spend the evening catching up on your email correspondence, Facebook, Twitter or other accounts. We're convenient, especially if your local library doesn't have evening hours. Wings and other finger foods are available at the bar.

Visit our Gallery for more pictures!

Two of our young dancers in front of The Cake Booth at our 2015 Bavarian Festival. The mass concert of the 2015 Saengerfest, held at Whitesboro High School in Marcy, NY. Conductor, Susan Sady