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March 8 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
We are ready to celebrate Walpurgis Night on Sunday, March 8th! Come enjoy a great evening of German fare, bier, and live music by The German Band!
Walpurgis Night is a time for families and friends to get together and indulge in some crazy fun for one night!
Early in Germany’s history, people celebrated the coming of Spring. The end of a long winter meant the end of hunger, and a chance for new life. According to tradition, to help usher in the new season, all the Witches and Warlocks would fly in from all around Germany. What began as a celebration of Spring, morphed into something different. The rituals that once greeted the season, would now be used to chase away evil spirits! Known as the springtime Halloween, people would dress as witches and warlocks as well!
In villages and towns, people decided that noise would scare the witches away, so beginning at Sunset, everyone would do all they could to make noise all night long… banging pots and pans and bonfires were lit to keep witches away!
Additionally, visitors are entertained with bonfires, parties, music and dance!
We are going to replicate that tradition!
A bonfire will be lit and we will celebrate with music, food, and drink!
EVERYONE that attends and brings a pot or pan, and spoon to bang it with, will enjoy $5 beers all evening! We need to make noise at Sunset!
We will also be hosting a costume contest for all who participate in this tradition! Wear your witch, wizard, and warlock costumes to help fend off the evil spirits!
• 1st Place will win a custom German style beer mug stuffed with a $50 OSB Gift Certificate!
• 2nd Place will win a custom German style beer mug stuffed with a $25 OSB Gift Certificate!
• 3rd Place will win a custom German style beer mug stuffed with a $10 OSB Gift Certificate!
Come help us celebrate our first Walpurgis Night!