Event Announcement: Octoberfest Burton

BurtonFest 2014

Just announced! TBAR will be at the Second Annual “Oktoberfest Burton”, hosted by the Burton Area Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, October 11, 2014.

This event is the Chamber’s main fundraiser for the year. Funds raised will benefit current projects aimed at the civic, economic, industrial, agricultural, educational, tourist and general welfare interests of our community. A portion of the entry fee for the Weenie Dog Races will be donated to True Blue Animal Rescue.

Gates will open at 3:00pm with a $5 gate admission. The Event will kick off with the Burton Cub Scouts Flag Raising Ceremony, followed by the Ceremonial Tapping of the Keg. Live German music and celebratory German Singing will conclude the opening ceremonies. The Running of the Wieners (Dog Race) will begin at 4:00p.m. Ladies Stein Races will start at 5:00p.m. and Beer Barrel Races will start at 6:00p.m. At 7:00p.m.,visitors can participate in Burton’s Biggest Chicken Dance. The LIVE AUCTION starts at 7:30p.m. Local and German Vendors will be selling their wares and fun and games will be available for the kiddos. Dress up in Lederhosen or Dirndl to enter the “Best Dressed German Lady and Man Contest”.

The John Holub Polka band will play under the big top from 3:00p.m.to7:00p.m. and Slim Bawb and the Stump Grinders will follow and play until 10:00 p.m.

Enjoy Authentic German Food & Ice Cold Brews while you polka through the night. We hope to see you there!

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