Latest Oktoberfest celebrations Stories

2013-09-18 23:24:10

Social media agency is ready to unveil the newest way to leverage Foursquare technology, along with a socially integrated photo booth, in an event that fits in perfectly with the nearby Oktoberfest Addison annual celebration. ADDISON, Texas (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Splash Media is proud to announce its upcoming Das Social networking event, which will include the debut of its one-of-a-kind technology called the #HashTap™. Das Social is scheduled from 2-8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21,...

2013-09-14 23:03:12

Branches has been selected as the charity of choice for the Fritz & Franz Bierhaus’ and Riverside Hotel 2013 Oktoberfest. Fritz & Franz will kick off its 2nd Annual Las Olas Oktoberfest on September 20th and its 19th Annual Coral Gables Oktoberfest on October 3rd. Miami, FL (PRWEB) September 14, 2013 Branches is excited to announce that it has been selected as the charity of choice for the Fritz & Franz Bierhaus’ 2013 Oktoberfest! Fritz & Franz will kick off its 2nd...

2009-09-09 09:06:00

WILMINGTON, N.C., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The organizers of the 8th Annual Wilmington Oktoberfest today announced their expanded lineup of events and activities to occur October 16 and 17, 2009, at their new location, Racine Commons Shopping Center. The event has moved from Independence Mall and will now benefit Child Advocacy & Parenting Place (CAPP) Center in Wilmington. Festival mascot, "Anton", delivered the announcement in thick Bavarian accent. Features like the Kids Zone have...

2008-07-10 03:00:20

By Geri Parlin, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 10--What's got strong men hurling cabers and stones, the welcome scent of soda bread, and as much Celtic music as your ears can handle? Irishfest, of course. Organiz-ers gathered Wednesday to talk about this year's festival, which will be Aug. 8 to 10 at the South Side Oktoberfest grounds. While there will be plenty of music, including perennial favorite Gaelic Storm, lots of new things will be offered as well at this year's festival....

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'