Archive for Thursday, August 17, 2006

Oompahfest slated

August 17, 2006

The sixth annual Oompahfest Family Fun Festival will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 9 at South Park, 12th and Massachusetts streets, Lawrence.

The event is sponsored by Immanuel Lutheran Church and University Student Center, Lawrence. The public is invited to attend.

Oompahfest offers admission, children's activities, music and dancing at no charge. Church members will sell authentic German cuisine, including homemade bierocks, hot German potato salad, bratwursts, sauerkraut and homemade desserts, as well as beverages.

Live music entertainment will be provided. The German folk dancers group, Blatauler Schuhplattler, will perform throughout the festival as well.

All proceeds from Oompahfest will benefit the Lawrence Habitat for Humanity.

For more information, call Beth Dwyer at (913) 244-7008.

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