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37th Oktoberfest scheduled

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

TERRE HAUTE -- The 37th Oktoberfest, sponsored by the German Oberlandler Club of Terre Haute, will take place Sept. 17-19.

Hours are 11 a.m.-midnight, Thursday, Sept. 17, and Friday, Sept. 18, and 4 p.m.-midnight, Saturday, Sept. 19.

Admission is free.

The fest will be staged at Ninth and Cherry streets in Terre Haute at the Clabber Girl Festival Marketplace.

The International Main Street Polka Band and Eddie Korosa and the Boys from Illinois will provide entertainment for listening and dancing each day, beginning at 4 p.m.

Club members cook and serve German and American food. Take-out food will be available. Guests must be 21-years-old or older to enter the beer garden.

The fifth Red Hat Chicken Dance will open the event Thursday, Sept. 17, at 11:30 a.m. Members of the Lowrey program, sponsored by the Conservatory of Music, will provide organ music Friday, Sept. 18, from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

All proceeds from the event help fund the scholarship program and community projects supported by the club.

For more information, log on to www.terrehauteoberlahdlerclub.org.

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