Oktoberfest: Books, Brats & Beer is Sept. 30

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Get out your Lederhosen and enter the German/Bavarian Costume Contest. The two categories are Adult and Under-16. Prizes will be awarded to the top three in each category. There will be activities for children.

Cost of a dinner plate is $10 which includes:

  1. Choice of meat Bratwurst, Schweinebraten (pork roast), Kalbsschnitzel (wiener schnitzel), or Hot Dogs
  2. Bratkartoffeln (sauted potatoes)
  3. Bavarian Sauerkraut
  4. Brötchen (German roll)

Ala Carte items include Brezel (pretzel) , Apfelstrudel (apple strudel) and Drinks

Also featuring a Book Sale and Silent Auction. Forty percent of all sales go to the Metropolis Public Library Project Literacy Community Outreach Program. This program benefits house bound and home schooled children and adults. It also supports after school homework programs. The funds from this fundraiser will cover mileage, books, advertising, and other materials. Staff salary is paid by the City of Metropolis but there is so much more that they need to provide services to those who will benefit from them. This is not just a learning program but a social interaction as well for so many people.

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