New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 30, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas
With close to IOO different foods available, Wurstfest offers delectable German cuisine for the pickiest of connoisseurs.
• Whether it’s sausage on a stick or potato pancakes, food booths at this year’s Wurstfest wiH feature lots of different types of foods sure to please everyone in die family.
“People come to Wurstfest to enjoy German food and plenty of it,” said Wurstfest president Larry Brumbelow. “And the great thing about Wurstfest food is that it is prepared and sold primarily by local nonprofit organizations.”
From the Rotary and Lions clubs to the
senior citizens’ center, there are more than 30 organizations selling food.
Some of die foods featured this year every type of sausage imaginable, Wurst taco, stew, gumbo,| turkcy» buffed jalapenos, steak fingers, sundaes, shrimp-on-a-stick, shish-ka-bobs, potato pancakes, eggs, potato skins, soup, pretzels, fajitas, pizza, popcorn, pralines, pastries, nachos, bread pudding, waffles, baked potatoes, frozen yogurt, jambalaya, com-on-the-cob, Cajun chips, cheesecake, catfish and Rueben sandwiches.
Wurstfest runs from Friday through Nov. 7.
For information, call 625-01 67
Herald-Zertung g Thursday October 30,1997 CT5A
What you’ll need to know
Photo submitted Enjoying a helping of German teodte^ Wurstfest General Chairman Dennis
Whefs happening —
37th annual Wurstfest. Pretzels, polka music, sausage, strudel and suds.' Myron Floren, famed accordionist from the Lawrence Welk Show, will return for his 30th consecutive annual appearance. Grammy Award winner Jimmy Sturr and his Orchestra; and a 15-member band from Bavaria; Germany, “Original
Fichtelgebirgsmusikante n" will be among 60 entertainers and groups.
Who puts it on —
More than 200 “Opas” make up the Wurstfest Association, a non-profit corporation organized to promote local commerce, especially through tourism, and to preserve our community’s German heritage. Members and their families dress in traditional lederhosen and dirndls and serve as colorful hosts for this German/Texas event.
Wurstfest grounds are located just inside Landa Park along the banks of the Comal River.
Admission — $6 for single admission.
Children 12 and under enter free. Advance and group discounts available.
Information — Call Executive Director Suzanne Herbelin, 1-800-221-4369.
Wurstfest Online -www.new-
OPENING CEREMONIES Friday, SPM
Celebrate the opening of the 37th annual Wurstfest along the beautiful banks of the Comal River with the “Wurst Navy", and enjoy free musical entertainment featuring Myron Floren and the Blaskapelle Original Fichtelgebirgsmusikanten (band from Mehlmeisel, Germany).
5:30 p.m. -11:30 p.m. Seven Dutchmen
9:00 p.m. -10:30 p.m. Myron Floren
Des Grosse Zett (The Big Tent)
5:30 p.m. — Die Mittemaechters 6:30 p.m. — Alpenfest 7:30 p.m. — Blaskapelle
Fichtelgebirgsmusikanten 8:30 p.m. — Die Mittemaechters 9:30 p.m. Alpenfest 10:30 p.m. — Die Mittemaechters
Des Kleins Zell (The Little Tent)
5:30 p.m. — Pretzel Benders 6:30 p.m. — Kerry Christensen, Master Yodeler 7:00 p.m. — Rennie T Village Band 8:00 p.m. — Pretzel 9:00 p.m. — Kerry Christensen, Master Yodeler 9 30 p.m. — Ed Kadlecek & The Fun Bunch 10:30 p.m. — Rennie Guenther’s Village Band
9 am, 11am — "Deutsche (German) Historical Tour of Landa Park- — Tour begins at 2 p.m. Gazebo behind Parks Office and lasts approximately one and one-half hours. $1.00 per person/ advance registration recommended. Call (830) 608-2160.
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. — “Where in the
World is Germany?" — Children's Museum
10 a m. - 4 p.m. — Tour of First
Protestant Church and Grounds 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. — Museum of Texas Handmade Fumiture/Tours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. — Tour of Ferdinand Lindheimer Home 10 a m. - 4 p m. — Kaffee Haus - Civic Center 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. — Tour of Conservation Plaza 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. — The Hummel Museum/Tours 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. — Sophienburg Museum 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. — Heritage Exhibit/ "Spreading the News" — Civic Center 10 a m. - 6 p.m. — Wurstfest Aft Show/New Braunfels Art League 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. — Wagenfuehr Buckhorn Barber Shop Museum & Home
5 p.m. -10:30 p.m. —
Kunsthalle (Arts & Crafts) - Landa Min Building, adjacent to Wurstfest Gate #1 on Landa Street 7:30 p.m. — Old Time
Melodrama/“Gone Wkh The Wurst" — Ord# Arts Theatre
Noon - 2:30 p.m. — Alpen Brass Ensemble
2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. — Oma & the OOmpahs
11:30 a.m3:00 p.m. — Swingin’ Dutchmen 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. — Myron Floren
3:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. — Litfl Fishermen
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. — Myron Floren
9:00 p.m. -12:30 a.m. — Cloverleaf Orchestra
Daa Grosse Zett (The Big Tent)
11:30 a.m. — Tettschik Family Band Noon — De Texas
Klompendansers 12:30 p.m. — Shiner Hobo Band 1:30 p.m.— El Campo High School German Folk Dancers 2:00 p.m. — Comal Community Band
3:00 p.m. — El Campo High School German Folk Dancers 3:30 p.m. — Alpenfest 4:30 p.m. — Canyon High School Band
tingr Hobo Band
Mountain doggers 7:00 p.m. — Blaskapelle Original
Fichtelgebirgsmusikanten 8:00 p.m. — Walburg Boys 9:00 p.m. — Alpenfest 10:00 p.m. — Fire-on-the-Mountain doggers 10:30 p.m. — Blaskapelle Original
Fichtelgebirgsmusikanten 11.30 p.m. — Alpenfest Dee KMne Zelt (The Little Tent)
11:30 arn. — Boerne Village Band
12:30 p.m. — Hermann Sons Polkateers 1:00 p.m. — Die Mittemaechters 2:00 p.m.— Pflugerville Deutsche Volk Sangers 2:30 p.m. — Walburg Boys 3;30 p.m. — Die Mittemaechters 4:30 p.m.— El Campo Junior Highschool Folk Dancers 5:00 p.m. — Walburg Boys 6:00 p.m.— Lorelei und Schatzi
7:00 p.m.— Kerry Christensen, Master Yodeler 7:30 p.m. — Die Mittemaechters 8:30 p.m. — Kerry Christensen, Master Yodeler 9:00 p.m. — Happy Wanderers 10:00 p.m.— Kerry 11
Christensen, Master Yodeler 10:30 p.m. — Lorelei und Schatzi
11:30 p.m. — Happy Wanderers •Other Events
8 a.m. — Wurstfest 10K Walk -
Schlitterbahn on Liberty Street
9 a.m. — Wurst 5 Mile Run/Kid’s
Run starts at 10:00 am - Landa Park 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. — The Wurst Craft Show & Sale in H Texas - NSU Parking Lot
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. — "Where in the
Germany?" - Children s Museum
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. — Tour of First
Protestant Church and Grounds 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. —Tour of Ferdinand Lindheimer Home 10 am. - 4 p.m. — Tour of St. Martin's
Lutheran Church 10 am. - 4 p.m. — Museum of
Texas Handmade Fumitu re/Tours 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. — Wagenfuehr Buckhorn Barber Shop Museum &
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. — Kaffee Haus - Civic Center a.m. - 5 p.m. — Tour of Conservation Plaza 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. — The
Tours 10 a.m.-5 p.m.—
Sophienburg Museum 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. —
Heritage Exhibit/ "Spreading the News" - Civic Center
10 a.m. -6 p.m.—
Wurstfest Art Show/
New Braunfels Art League
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. — Annual
Wurstfest Regatta Boardboats and Centerboards -Canyon Lake 11 a.m. -10:30 p.m. —
Kunsthalle (Arts & Crafts) - Landa Mill Building, adjacent to Wurstfest Gate #1 on Landa Street 1 p.m., 3 p.m. — Wurst
Rugby Match- . ■
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Practice Field Match featuring SWTSU Rugby Team/No Cost
7:30 p.m. — Old Time
MelodramafGone With The Wurst" -Circle Arts Theatre
Arts & Crafts Show $ Sale
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