Fort Loramie plans German festival


FORT LORAMIE — The 11th annual Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Festival will be Sept. 25-26.

Festival-goers will enjoy music by Freelance and Alpine Express, and DJ Obie will spin tunes when live bands are not performing.

No one will go hungry during the event. Along with the festive music come the mouth-watering foods: whole-hog sausage and sauerkraut, homemade potato soup, apple dumplings, German chocolate cake, and more will be available to purchase. Leinenkugel’s draughts, Miller Lite, Yuengling and craft beers from the Moeller Brew Barn will be sold.

The fifth annual Annual Kegs-N-Kraut Road and Trail 5K run/walk down the back roads of Fort Loramie and past the historical canal will be Sept. 26.

The car show and cruise-in will be Sept. 26 on the north side of the Canal Park. At noon, Greg Shipley will display artifacts discuss excavations of the fort site on Fleckenstein’s farm, and at 1 p.m., James Williams will have a presentation in the gazebo on the surveying of the Greenville Treaty Line.

A beer hoisting contest will be at 10 p.m.

Staff report

This article was submitted by Fort Loramie German Heritage Days.

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