Gemuetlichkeit Days Button 2015

Gemuetlichkeit Days Contests

Contests for 2015:  Get your teams together and challenge your friends in 2015. Don’t miss participating in these fun events this year.

The Annual Gemuetlichkeit DaysTrap Shoot

King and Queen Trapshoot 2014

The Jefferson Sportsmen’s Club is an excellent facility, so don’t miss the action and challenge to do your royal best.
It is held on Sunday, September 6th from  9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. at the Jefferson Sportsmen’s Club, 920-699-3968, W5328 Christberg Road, Jefferson, WI 53549.
Sponsored by: Jefferson Sportsmen’s Club. Thank you JSC!


Find The Mecki

Starts Thursday, September 10th.

The MECKI is a fictional character that loves tricks and practical jokes. The Mecki is about 3-1/2 to 4 inches high doll that resembles a hedgehog dressed in German clothing. The Mecki is hidden in the Jefferson area in a public place. Clues to his location are in the Daily Jefferson County Union newspaper and posted in the Library window. A cash prize goes to the person who finds the Mecki and returns it to the Jefferson Library.  Will you find him and take him home with you?

Beer Pong       

Vinnie’s Rock Bottom
Saturday, starts at 8:00 pm September 12th
Contact: Wes Viola 920-723-9242


Gemuetlichkeit Days begins Friday, September 18th

Facial Hair Contest in the Black Forest Garten for Best Beard; Best Mustache and Best Sideburns
Sign up at the B.E. Hive Hair Salon before September 12th or at the ‘Head table’ by the Souvenir Stand in the Black Forest Garten that evening before 7:20 pm. Three prizes will be awarded for each category.  Friday at approximately 7:45 p.m.  Sponsored by the B.E. Hive Hair Salon

Sauerkraut Eating Contest in the Black Forest Garten sponsored by Bon Ton Bakery
Friday at approximately 9:15  p.m. during a band break

Saturday, September 19th

**NEW FOR 2015** 2015 Pretzel Polka Run/Walk
9 a.m. start time at the Puerner Street Gate.  7:30-8:30 a.m. on grounds registration or pre-registration info can be found at
Presented by: The Randy Schopen Foundation.

Ethnic Costume Contest
Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Registration at 9:15 a.m. in the Linden Garten
Age categories are: 0 to 2, 3 to 5, and 6 to 12 years old
Contact Person: Kelly Becker (920) 674-4244
Costume contest for both Homemade and Authentic costumes. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & Honorable Mention in each category.

Vintage Car Show
Saturday at 10:00 am (Infield Area)
Contact Person: Mike Spangler (920) 674-4482
Participant ribbons to the first 25 entries. Three trophies awarded. King’s Choice for Best Pre-War, Queen’s Choice for Best Post-War and President’s Choice for Overall Favorite.
Sponsored by: Aumann’s Service, Inc. & NAPA Auto Supply

Children’s Bingo
10:30 until noon in the Linden Garten for children up to 12 years of age.
Contact:  Bonnie Pauli (920)674-5148

Big Wheel Race
Saturday  (Registration at 1:30) 2:00 p.m. start.  (South of the Bavarian Garten)
Age groups: 3-4; 5-6; and 7-8   (Big Wheels provided for the race by Gemuetlichkeit Days)
Organized and run by the Jefferson Optimist Club

Euchre & Schafskopf Tournaments
Saturday at 10:00 am & 2:00 pm (Black Forest Garten)

Contact Person: Euchre ~ Ellie LeMacher (920-563-6551)
Contact Person: Schafskopf ~ Andy Bare Jr. (920-674-3409)

Registration for Euchre starts at 9:00 am with play to begin at 10:00 am SHARP!
Registration for Schafskopf begins at 1:00 pm and play begins at 2:00 pm.
Both tournaments are held in the Black Forest Garten. Trophies & prize money for 1st place in both with prize money to the rest as determined by the number of participants. Registration fee of $2.00 is required as is a button for admission to the grounds, BUT there is free admission from 9:00 to 1:00 on Saturday. All money is given out in prizes.
Sponsored by: Havill of Jefferson

Learn more about Euchre
Learn more about Schafskopf (Sheepshead)

German Food Contest
Saturday at 1:00pm (North west corner of the Black Forest Garten)
Contact Person(s): Wendy Rueth 674-3843 – Five Categories plus Best Of Show. Cash for 1st & 2nd and 3rd place. Entrees, desserts, soups & salads, Kids Contest Ages 12 to 17, Entrees & Desserts top three will win.

Test your skills pounding nails into a log while holding a drink in your other hand.
Saturday night in the Black Forest Garten during the first band break

Sunday, September 20th