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Vánočka – Sweet Czech Braided Bread

Vánočka is often called “Houska” in the USA. The name “vánočka” comes from “Vánoce”, which means Christmas in Czech. It is a scrumptious sweet bread with raisins and almonds, which is very common to serve on Christmas morning in the Czech Republic (December 24th). It can be served plain, with butter, or with butter and...

Christmas Cookies VI – Decorated Gingerbread Cookies

Czech and Slovak gingerbread cookies are not just delicious but also very pretty. For this reason, they are meant to not just be a treat, but also a decoration (for example, for your Christmas tree). In this class, you will cover the basics of baking and decorating - which is a lot of fun and...


National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library 1400 Inspiration Pl SW, Cedar Rapids, IA

BrewNost will be September 15, 2023! BrewNost is the Midwest’s premier international beer festival that supports the educational and cultural mission of the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library. Save this date for this lively event!