Handel’s Messiah
Dec 14 @ 7:30 pm
Handel’s Messiah
7:30PM, Friday, December 13, 2019
Knox United Church
838 Spadina Crescent E
Saskatoon, SK S7K 3H4

Eric Paetkau, music director
Danika Lorèn, soprano
Lisa Hornung, alto
Spencer McKnight, tenor
Adam Harris, bass
Saskatoon Symphony Chorus

Saskatoon’s longest running holiday tradition continues.  Handel’s glorious Messiah is lifted up by the Eric Paetkau and the musicians of the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra.

We are thrilled to be joined by a remarkable quartet of soloists who will showcase the beautiful melodies and the virtuosic lines of this deeply emotional music.

Feel the text brought to life by the Saskatoon Symphony Chorus, now in their 6th season.


For more information, please click here.

Christmas Cooking Class
Dec 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
German Worship at Mount Olive Lutheran Church
Dec 21 @ 2:00 pm
January Cooking Class
Jan 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Hansel & Gretel Preschool Registration 2020/2021
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm


SGC currently has 38 member groups throughout the province. Among the member groups are clubs, language schools, dance groups and choirs as well as various other arts, culture and recreation groups. All member groups are entitled to apply for SGC member funding and representatives are invited to attend the annual Round Table Meeting and Treffpunkt Weekend. More…


We offer immigrant settlement services to newcomers in Saskatoon and area. Our Immigrant Settlement Advisor helps with all aspects of settlement. The service is free of charge and available in German and English as well as in all other languages with the help of an over-the-phone interpretation service. More…


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Founded in 1984, the Saskatchewan German Council is a registered volunteer-based, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting German culture, language, customs, traditions and interests for the benefit of all Saskatchewan people.

The Council plays an active role in building provincial multiculturalism and the Canadian mosaic. The Council is guided in all its activities by its by-laws as well as by a comprehensive set of policies.

A Board of Directors consisting of 10 elected members meets at least twice a year to set the tone and direction for all the Council’s activities. A number of committees are in place to investigate and manage matters of special interest.

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