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Oktoberfest brings a touch of 'Old Bavaria' to Niagara County Oct. 18

by jmaloni

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Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 12:50 pm

Celebrate Oktoberfest with the Niagara History Center Saturday, Oct. 18.This year, organizers are headed to Wrights Corners Fire Co., 4043 Lake Ave., Lockport. From 6-10 p.m., guests can enjoy the very best in Bavarian food and music.

Donna Eick will present a buffet of German food, including traditional Oktoberfest favorites. The dinner will include sauerbraten, bratwurst, roast pork, sauerkraut, sweet and sour cabbage, German potato salad, chef salad and dessert. Guests can purchase drinks from the cash bar.

Dance to the music of The Frankfurters, an authentic Bavarian-Swiss band, whose music and instruments are always a delight. The Frankfurters pull out all the stops, presenting colorful and exciting German entertainment while performing on hand-carved wooden Swiss alphorns, singing-saw and Alpine bells.

The event includes a basket raffle and Amish quilt raffle. The quilt is blue and white, with handmade woven ribbons.

Tickets for Oktoberfest are $35. Tickets are advance sale only - they will not be sold at the door. Call 716-434-7433 or stop by the History Center, 215 Niagara St., or Discovery Center, 24 Church St., Lockport.

The evening's celebration benefits education programs of the Niagara History Center.

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