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Posted on: September 3, 2014

[ARCHIVED] 4th Annual Old Settlers Oktoberfest at Old Settlers Park

The 4th Annual Old Settlers Oktoberfest at Old Settlers Park, 24100 75th St., on Saturday, Sept. 13th from Noon to 8 p.m. will feature authentic German food, dancing, Little Miss Edelweiss pageant and the Dachshund Dash.

Entry to the event is free.

“This is a wonderful event for all of Kenosha County,” County Executive Jim Kreuser said. “It’s an opportunity to celebrate fall in the beautiful setting of Old Settlers Park.”

The Dachshund Dash is for Dachshunds and Dachshund mixes vying to be the fastest Top Dog or a Hot Dog. Registration for the races begins at Noon and the races will commence at 1 p.m. The number of races will depend on the number of dogs registered. There is no fee for participating.

Immediately following the Dachshund Dash, there will be an Open Class/All Breed Dog Dash. All dogs are welcome to participate. Participants must register and it is also free.

Old Settlers Oktoberfest will feature authentic German food and beer for purchase. New to the event this year are a Little Miss Edelweiss pageant, corn roast and wine booth.

Entertainment will be provided by the Brew Haus Polka Kings from Noon to 7 p.m., and the German Dancers, the D’Oberlanders Dance Crew, will perform at 2 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 6 p.m., and 7:30 p.m.

A Classic Car Show will be held from Noon to 4 p.m. Children’s games and hair braiding will be held from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Fireworks over Paddock Lake will top off the event.

Old Settlers Oktoberfest is sponsored by Kenosha County Division of Parks, Old Settlers Oktoberfest Inc. and Westosha Kiwanis.

For more information, call 262-859-1869.

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