Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

German Club Holding Its First Public Oktoberfest

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

German Club Holding Its First Public Oktoberfest

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Oktoberfest is nothing new to the Teutonia Mannerchor, the German singing society that was founded on the North Side in 1854.

But what is news is that the private club is inviting everyone to party with it for the first time.

The club's first public Oktoberfest will set up under a tent in its lower parking lot off Phineas Street Oct. 7-9.

As president John Erksine noted in the club's newsletter, "This will be a true Munich-style event with good music, good beer and good food and an opportunity for us to show how our club is preserving the traditions and culture of Germany!"

Admission at the tent is $10. Attendees can buy beers from bier wagons that will serve Oktoberfest (as well as Munich Gold and Weissbier) from Hacker-Pschorr brewery in Munich, where Oktoberfest started in 1810, as well as the new Block House Oktoberfest from Pittsburgh Brewing Co. …

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