Laurier Alumni and LALL Present - Oktoberfest: The History of Germany's Most Famous Festival

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Oktoberfest: The History of Germany's Most Famous Festival (Friday, October 4, 2019)

Enjoy Oktoberfest-inspired appetizers and a drink from the keg before attending Professor James Skidmore's lecture on the history of Germany's most famous festival. The event concludes with an Oktoberfest dinner with all the fixings – including schnitzel, potato salad and apple strudel.


Prof. Skidmore will describe how the original Oktoberfest grew into a festival celebrated throughout the world. Prof. Skidmore will also reflect on what it means to celebrate a German festival in Waterloo Region, a multiculturally-diverse community with historic ties to Germany.

Presented by Laurier Alumni and Laurier Association for Lifelong Learning

When: Friday, October 4, 2019 begins at 5:00pm
Where:  Turret, Laurier Waterloo Campus
Cost: $25.00

To purchase tickets and for more information about the full itinerary please visit this website

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