Tag Archives: Oktoberfest

My Oktoberfest

In Germany Oktoberfest actually begins in September and runs about two weeks. At least where I live in the United States Oktoberfest celebrations are small local affairs lasting a day or a weekend.  There is a German restaurant about an … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrations, Food, Joys of Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

September Calendar

Holidays Labor Day is on Monday, September 2nd. Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers and is traditionally observed on the first Monday in September. It was created by the labor movement in the late … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrations, Joys of Life, Ritual, Seasons | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Oktoberfest

There are other celebrations in October. It’s not all about the waning light and things of the dark. Growing up in a community with a lot of German influence, I always look forward to Oktoberfest. In Germany, the famous Munich … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrations, Food, Joys of Life, Seasons | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment