Start Your Property Search

43rd Annual World Dainty Championship in Schnitzelburg July 29th

It is time for the 43rd Annual World Dainty Championship on July 29th. This is a unique German game that has given Schnitzelburg quite a bit of renown and will take place at 1000 Goss Avenue in Louisville. All participants must be age 45 or older and the games will begin at 5:00 p.m. sharp. There will be other entertainment via live music and plenty of food and drinks available. Proceeds from food and drink sales will benefit the Little Sisters of the Poor.

The game of Dainty has been a German favorite for centuries, but it was introduced to Louisville in the early 1930s by immigrant children. It is rooted in the early 1800s in the peasant areas where parents couldn’t afford expensive toys and children had to get creative in play.

World Dainty Championship (Anne Marshall/Only A Game)

Similar to the American game of baseball, minus the ball, Dainty uses a tapered 5” stick and a 3' long bat. The player must use his/her bat to pop the game stick off the ground and then hit it like a baseball while it is in the air. The more distance the batter gets, the better, with the goal being to hit the stick the farthest.

If you have never seen a game of Dainty, you won’t want to miss the fun at the 43rd Annual World Dainty Championship. Just like the good ole’ days, the participants will be treated to a customary sack lunch which includes a bologna sandwich, chips and a pickle.

To learn about other fun things to do in the area, please visit our Louisville Real Estate website.

Post a Comment

Blog Navigation

Posts By Category

All Categories Community News (1) Homes for Sale (150) Insurance (1) Louisville Business (5) Louisville Events (2549) Louisville Mortgage (2) Louisville News (82) Louisville Real Estate (7) Louisville Subdivisions (107) Mortgage Loan (6) Podcasts (28) Real Estate (9) Real Estate Education (64) School Systems (1) St. Matthews, Kentucky (3)

Posts By Month

Tag Cloud

Grab Our RSS Feed
Louisville Market Stats
Homes for Sale 2,353
New Properties Today 0
Days on Market 113
Avg List Price $282,800
Med List Price $198,000
MOM Chng 1.54%

Be one of the first to know when new listings matching your criteria hit the market.

Learn more

Find your next home and learn about neighborhoods, current market stats and local schools.

Learn more

Our free service provides you with a detailed estimate of your home’s current market value.

Learn more