By: James Neyer ~Staff Writer~ For Bengals fans and fans of laughing at the Bengals, the must-see exhibit this Oktoberfest will be former Bengals quarterback Ken Anderson performing the Chicken Dance at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19 on Fountain Square. Another event that everyone should attend, which will be equal parts amusing and adorable, is the annual Running of the Wieners. If you wish to see 100 Dachshunds wearing hot dog buns racing, then show up at noon on Friday, Sept. 18 at Fountain Square. In addition, whenever you might grab a drink or food at one of the various … Continue reading What to look forward to…
By: Raymond Humienny ~Campus News Editor~ Bratwursts, schnitzel, sauerkraut and crème puffs: Oktoberfest is not complete without its food. Feed the beast after the Chicken Dance with some beer cheese pretzels and apple strudel. It’s virtually impossible to pass up any of Zinzinnati’s vendors while enjoying your favorite draft – and you haven’t properly enjoyed Oktoberfest until you’ve had a face full of crème puff (with beer in hand, for those of legal drinking age). Local vendors will line the streets downtown this weekend. To list a few, be sure to have dessert before dinner with Heidi’s Strudel selection, and … Continue reading Holy Schnitzel!
By: Charlotte Cheek ~Guest Writer~ Oktoberfest originates in Munich, Germany and dates back to the 19th century. In 1810, on the third weekend of September, there was a celebration in honor of Prince Ludwig I and Princess Therese von Sachsen- Hildburghausen’s marriage. The wedding was so successful that there was another celebration honoring it two years later. The celebration became a tradition in Munich and is now known as Oktoberfest. It is held from the secondto- last Saturday in September until the first Sunday of October. Oktoberfest is a celebration of the harvest and autumn. Throughout the two-weeklong festival, attendees are … Continue reading Oktoberfest
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