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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.

2009-09-08 09:05:00

New Dog-Toberfest Pavilion Expands Concept of Family Fun BERWYN, Ill., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Berwyn Historic Depot District Special Events Committee is celebrating its ninth annual Oktoberfest on Friday, September 11 (6-11 p.m.) and Saturday, September 12, 2009 (Noon-11 p.m.).

2009-08-19 12:41:00

EAST MEADOW, N.Y., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- During the Oktoberfest festival in Munich from September 19 to October 4, Lufthansa will treat its customers to special fares, Bavarian menus, small giveaways and more.

2009-07-29 13:47:00

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Autumn is one of the most beautiful times of year in Colorado, and what better way to catch a glimpse of the season than head to the high country to view the changing colors of the leaves and celebrate the largest Oktoberfest in the Rocky Mountains. The town's 15th annual Oktoberfest, September 18-20, 2009, includes a fun-filled weekend full of fall foliage, great parties, Paulaner Bier, genuine German cuisine and special accommodation packages.

2008-10-20 18:00:22

BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) announced today that gold medals were recently awarded for two of the Company's proprietary craft beers at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) in Denver, Colorado. BJ's Oktoberfest was awarded a gold medal in the American-Style Amber Lager category.

2008-10-06 15:00:23

By ROOKES, Felicity PULL on the lederhosen and grab that stein -- it's time for Oktoberfest. Originally a German tradition, the Oktoberfest beer festival has been adopted all over the world and for the second year, Taranaki's White Cliffs Organic Brewery is in on the act.

2008-10-01 21:00:15

By Anonymous DAN ROSENSTRAUCH/STAFF Bavaria at Mount Diablo BAVARIAN DANCERS, steins of beer, German-style food, arts and crafts, and all types of music -- the fifth annual Clayton Oktoberfest on Main Street offered something for everyone last weekend, but it is the polka that brings Louis Ettlin, left, of Lodi, who says that he goes to 20 Oktoberfests each year, and Mary Reichmuth of Fremont onto the dance floor.

2008-10-01 18:00:31

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- From authentic German sausage varieties and traditional sauerkraut to smooth lagers and full-bodied brews, Whole Foods Market shares the tradition of Oktoberfest with a month-long celebration of great food and drink.

2008-09-16 09:00:34

As temperatures cool and leaves change their hue, the months of September and October also bring about some of the world's most festive celebrations: Oktoberfest.

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.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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