Ian McNulty at the New Orleans Advocate has written an article that is a little bit about Oktoberfest and a lot about the transition to the new Haus:
The scale of Oktoberfest at Deutsches Haus is measured over three weekends in beer kegs by the hundreds, sausage and schnitzel by the thousands, and German potato salad by the ton.
This year, however, the German cultural group behind Oktoberfest is on the cusp of something even bigger, and it goes beyond the party about to unfold on its grounds.
Read the full article here
If you missed the deadline to order an engraved brick, you have a second chance. Orders are now being taken for a second installation of commemorative bricks outside the new Haus on Moss Street which will be installed in Spring 2019.
Honor the memory of an immigrant ancestor or your own commitment to the building of the new Haus.
Our valiant volunteers are moving everything to Moss Street from Ridgewood Drive in Metairie, including the bear. Doesn’t the bear look chill? Ready to parade the streets with his own piano on the trailer. What could be more New Orleans?
Trivia night on Friday July 27 was the last event at the Metairie location. Events will start up at Moss Street with Oktoberfest on October 5. Regular events like Trivia and movies will resume after that.
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