Raise a Glass for Oktoberfest

Knights of Columbus host Mayor’s Park event Sept. 19-20

The second annual Oktoberfest, hosted by the Loretto Council No. 536 of the Knights of Columbus, takes place Sept. 19 and 20 at Mayor’s Park in Cold Spring, rain or shine. The event, which features German food, beer and live music, takes place from noon to 7 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Admission is $1, with food and drink available for purchase. The menu includes bratwurst, roasted pork sandwiches, frankfurters, hot pretzels, German potato salad, Spaten and Franziskaner beers and many German desserts.

The music schedule on Saturday includes DJ Fred Clark (noon), Greg Phillips (1 to 3 p.m.) and The Edelweiss Oompah (3 to 7 p.m.). On Sunday the Edelweiss Oompah returns from noon to 3 p.m., followed by Band of Brothers from 3 to 5 p.m.

The event will also include more than 30 artisans such as Little Pearl, Big City, which offers handmade jewelry. A portion of the event proceeds benefits Our Lady of Loretto and Special Olympics of New York. For more information, visit kofc536.com.

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