'Oktoberfest' for the arts
Celebrate Oktoberfest with the Haywood County Arts Council from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Classic Wineseller. The public is invited to attend the German celebration, at 20 Church St., in Waynesville.
The evening includes a traditional Bavarian meal of bratwurst, potato salad, sauerkraut and tea or soda. Oktoberfest beers, a wide variety of craft beers, and a large selection of wine is available for purchase. Proceeds from food and drink sales are to benefit the Haywood County Arts Council.
Oktoberfest started in Munich in 1810 to celebrate the October 12th marriage of Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig to the Saxon-Hildburghausen Princess Therese. Nobles and citizens (unusual for the time) celebrated in a field in front of the city gates with a horse race as the main event and ...