German heritage celebrated at Oktoberfest


Brenda Williams says hello during her time in Kintertown.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

These little girls are excited for their new balloon toys.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Jennifer Mazyck weaves a sweetgrass basket at her vendor booth.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Joe Watson of Columbia came dressed up for Oktoberfest.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Newberry County Literacy Council had a cake made as a fundraiser for Oktoberfest.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Newberry County Literacy Council held a bake sale during Oktoberfest.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

WLTX interviews the Accordion Man.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The marionettes come out for a stroll.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

A few of the vendor booths at Oktoberfest.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Joey and Karen Smith stand with Mary Geren, who is running for Congress.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Members of Aveleigh give out free water and cookies.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Dr. Wade Verch and his family meet with guests during Oktoberfest.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

This vendor plays his guitar.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Jordan Cary, of Prosperity, dressed just for the occasion.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Oktoberfest photo booths became a big hit.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

All South gave away free goodies during Oktoberfest.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Guests get their wristbands for the Biergarten.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Guests get their beverages from the Biergarten.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Gisela Kloess, The Haute Dog Lady, makes lemonade during Oktoberfest.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Couples having fun Downtown.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Dancing away to the music.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Bridget Schausten and Kara Blankenship of Blythewood came dressed up to Oktoberfest.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Amelia Neal of Prosperity all dressed up.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Barbara Chapman hands out free books.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Willie and Tammy Liddicoat of Chapin have fun with their pup at Oktoberfest.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Face painting was in full swing at the Samsung tent.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Sean Pomeroy has some fun outside of Half Full.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Brenda Williams says hello during her time in Kintertown.

These little girls are excited for their new balloon toys.

Jennifer Mazyck weaves a sweetgrass basket at her vendor booth.

Joe Watson of Columbia came dressed up for Oktoberfest.

Newberry County Literacy Council had a cake made as a fundraiser for Oktoberfest.

Newberry County Literacy Council held a bake sale during Oktoberfest.

WLTX interviews the Accordion Man.

The marionettes come out for a stroll.

A few of the vendor booths at Oktoberfest.

Joey and Karen Smith stand with Mary Geren, who is running for Congress.

Members of Aveleigh give out free water and cookies.

Dr. Wade Verch and his family meet with guests during Oktoberfest.

This vendor plays his guitar.

Jordan Cary, of Prosperity, dressed just for the occasion.

The Oktoberfest photo booths became a big hit.

All South gave away free goodies during Oktoberfest.

Guests get their wristbands for the Biergarten.

Guests get their beverages from the Biergarten.

Gisela Kloess, The Haute Dog Lady, makes lemonade during Oktoberfest.

Couples having fun Downtown.

Dancing away to the music.

Bridget Schausten and Kara Blankenship of Blythewood came dressed up to Oktoberfest.

Amelia Neal of Prosperity all dressed up.

Barbara Chapman hands out free books.

Willie and Tammy Liddicoat of Chapin have fun with their pup at Oktoberfest.

Face painting was in full swing at the Samsung tent.

Sean Pomeroy has some fun outside of Half Full.

Lacey Neall and Torster Hallman of Chapin get in the Oktoberfest spirit.

Some Brautwurst getting made at Papa’s Brats.

This little boy is getting a free bag.

Kyle and Rachel Diederich of Fort Mill took a different twist on their Oktoberfest outfits.

Archie Parnell hangs out with other Newberry leaders.

The Wienermobile.

Laura and Dorothy Loignon came prepared for Oktoberfest.

The Komatsu truck.

Bob and Susie Coleman of Prosperity with their dog Frodo.

Alana West with her Westworks booth.

Children and adults enjoy the carousel.

More photo booth fun.

Tiffany Myers of Camden is all dressed up and ready to go at Oktoberfest.

The classic cars under the backdrop of the Coca-Cola mural.

Newberry’s Oktoberfest was held this weekend and brought plenty of friends, family and fun to Downtown Newberry. The Maederer family came out dressed for the occasion, pictured are Steve, Deanne, Josh, Therese, Sophia, Zoe, Isabel, Nathan, Rosie and Tobias.

Brenda Williams says hello during her time in Kintertown.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0072.jpgBrenda Williams says hello during her time in Kintertown. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

These little girls are excited for their new balloon toys.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0074.jpgThese little girls are excited for their new balloon toys. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Jennifer Mazyck weaves a sweetgrass basket at her vendor booth.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0075.jpgJennifer Mazyck weaves a sweetgrass basket at her vendor booth. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Joe Watson of Columbia came dressed up for Oktoberfest.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0085.jpgJoe Watson of Columbia came dressed up for Oktoberfest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Newberry County Literacy Council had a cake made as a fundraiser for Oktoberfest.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0086.jpgNewberry County Literacy Council had a cake made as a fundraiser for Oktoberfest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Newberry County Literacy Council held a bake sale during Oktoberfest.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0087.jpgNewberry County Literacy Council held a bake sale during Oktoberfest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

WLTX interviews the Accordion Man.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0088.jpgWLTX interviews the Accordion Man. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The marionettes come out for a stroll.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0091.jpgThe marionettes come out for a stroll. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

A few of the vendor booths at Oktoberfest.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0098.jpgA few of the vendor booths at Oktoberfest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Joey and Karen Smith stand with Mary Geren, who is running for Congress.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0099.jpgJoey and Karen Smith stand with Mary Geren, who is running for Congress. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Members of Aveleigh give out free water and cookies.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0103.jpgMembers of Aveleigh give out free water and cookies. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Dr. Wade Verch and his family meet with guests during Oktoberfest.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0106.jpgDr. Wade Verch and his family meet with guests during Oktoberfest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

This vendor plays his guitar.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0108.jpgThis vendor plays his guitar. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Jordan Cary, of Prosperity, dressed just for the occasion.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0109.jpgJordan Cary, of Prosperity, dressed just for the occasion. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Oktoberfest photo booths became a big hit.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0113.jpgThe Oktoberfest photo booths became a big hit. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

All South gave away free goodies during Oktoberfest.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0116.jpgAll South gave away free goodies during Oktoberfest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Guests get their wristbands for the Biergarten.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0120.jpgGuests get their wristbands for the Biergarten. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Guests get their beverages from the Biergarten.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0122.jpgGuests get their beverages from the Biergarten. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Gisela Kloess, The Haute Dog Lady, makes lemonade during Oktoberfest.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0127.jpgGisela Kloess, The Haute Dog Lady, makes lemonade during Oktoberfest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Couples having fun Downtown.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0130.jpgCouples having fun Downtown. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Dancing away to the music.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0132.jpgDancing away to the music. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Bridget Schausten and Kara Blankenship of Blythewood came dressed up to Oktoberfest.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0133.jpgBridget Schausten and Kara Blankenship of Blythewood came dressed up to Oktoberfest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Amelia Neal of Prosperity all dressed up.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0135.jpgAmelia Neal of Prosperity all dressed up. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Barbara Chapman hands out free books.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0137.jpgBarbara Chapman hands out free books. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Willie and Tammy Liddicoat of Chapin have fun with their pup at Oktoberfest.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0141.jpgWillie and Tammy Liddicoat of Chapin have fun with their pup at Oktoberfest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Face painting was in full swing at the Samsung tent.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0143.jpgFace painting was in full swing at the Samsung tent. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Sean Pomeroy has some fun outside of Half Full.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0144.jpgSean Pomeroy has some fun outside of Half Full. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Lacey Neall and Torster Hallman of Chapin get in the Oktoberfest spirit.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0145.jpgLacey Neall and Torster Hallman of Chapin get in the Oktoberfest spirit. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Some Brautwurst getting made at Papa’s Brats.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0147.jpgSome Brautwurst getting made at Papa’s Brats. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

This little boy is getting a free bag.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0149.jpgThis little boy is getting a free bag. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Kyle and Rachel Diederich of Fort Mill took a different twist on their Oktoberfest outfits.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0150.jpgKyle and Rachel Diederich of Fort Mill took a different twist on their Oktoberfest outfits. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Archie Parnell hangs out with other Newberry leaders.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0152.jpgArchie Parnell hangs out with other Newberry leaders. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Wienermobile.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0054.jpgThe Wienermobile. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Laura and Dorothy Loignon came prepared for Oktoberfest.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0055.jpgLaura and Dorothy Loignon came prepared for Oktoberfest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Komatsu truck.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0056.jpgThe Komatsu truck. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Bob and Susie Coleman of Prosperity with their dog Frodo.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0058.jpgBob and Susie Coleman of Prosperity with their dog Frodo. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Alana West with her Westworks booth.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0059.jpgAlana West with her Westworks booth. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Children and adults enjoy the carousel.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0067.jpgChildren and adults enjoy the carousel. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

More photo booth fun.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0070.jpgMore photo booth fun. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Tiffany Myers of Camden is all dressed up and ready to go at Oktoberfest.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0077.jpgTiffany Myers of Camden is all dressed up and ready to go at Oktoberfest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The classic cars under the backdrop of the Coca-Cola mural.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0079.jpgThe classic cars under the backdrop of the Coca-Cola mural. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Newberry’s Oktoberfest was held this weekend and brought plenty of friends, family and fun to Downtown Newberry. The Maederer family came out dressed for the occasion, pictured are Steve, Deanne, Josh, Therese, Sophia, Zoe, Isabel, Nathan, Rosie and Tobias.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_DSC_0125.jpgNewberry’s Oktoberfest was held this weekend and brought plenty of friends, family and fun to Downtown Newberry. The Maederer family came out dressed for the occasion, pictured are Steve, Deanne, Josh, Therese, Sophia, Zoe, Isabel, Nathan, Rosie and Tobias. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
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