WHAT: German Festival: Biergartenfest 2008 (beer, food, music & dance)
WHEN: Sunday, August 3, 2008, 1:00PM
HOST: German Tourist Club ( Oakland branch)
LOCATION: Oakland Nature Friends
ADDRESS: 3115 Butters Drive, Oakland, CA 94602
Fans of German food, beer, music and dance, European expatriates and everyone interested in a great mid-summer festival with terrific live music and German folk dance performances are invited to our annual fun-filled Biergartenfest at Oakland Nature Friends. The setting is a large property in Oakland Hills with a large outdoor dance floor and seating areas. There will be a dance performance by Nature Friends German Folk Dance Group (see flyer: http://01fc9c7.netsolhost.com/pdf/ONF_next_event.pdf).
German food and beer and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase at reduced prices. For those who like to dance, the band typically plays music to which you can swing, cha cha, tango, waltz, polka, samba and more (just wear low-healed enclosed comfortable shoes and bring sunscreen). All ages welcome. See the club's website: http://www.naturefriendscorporation.com/
DATE: Sunday, August 3, 2008
TIME: Food (1:00 pm - 6:00 pm), Music (2:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
ADMISSION: $10 per person (under 14 free)
MUSIC: The Internationals Band (one of the Bay Area's funnest and most exciting bands and the official band of the annual "Oktoberfest by the Bay" at Fort Mason ). See http://www.theinternationals.com/
PARKING: Free onsite parking until the lot is full (probably by 1:30 pm) and then you have to park along Butters Drive or near the fire house. If you know other people attending, please consider carpooling with them.
For program updates and changes, to be added to this fest's evite, and to be notified of future fests, please simply sign up at the link below: http://www.evite.com/pages/invite/viewInvite.jsp?event=ZUDMUNOTOPMJJVIVIFOD&unknownUser=true