Fun at the Minster Oktoberfest


Dot, 6, and Willow, 5, Bergman try their hand at “Soccer Ball.” They are the daughters of Doug and Tiffany Bergman of Minster. The sisters were busy playing “Soccer Ball” during the Minster Oktoberfest.

Dot, 6, and Willow, 5, Bergman try their hand at “Soccer Ball.” They are the daughters of Doug and Tiffany Bergman of Minster. The sisters were busy playing “Soccer Ball” during the Minster Oktoberfest.


Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Amy Wurst, Fort Wayne, and Connie Sroufe, Delphos, admire the work of Elbee Crafts of Delphos during the Minster Oktoberfest.


Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Ron Bruns, Maria Stein, displays his 1973 Plymouth Duster at the Oktoberfest Car Show.


Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Large numbers turn out in support of the Minster Communitie’s 2022 Oktoberfest.


Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Festival goers roll the dice in a game of “High~Low.”


Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Karen Bensman, Minster, left, plays a few hands of “Showdown Poker.” Julie Clune, Minster, is the dealer.


Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Co-presidents of the Octoberfest, left, Joyce Schwartz and Sue Brandewie, both of Minster, give opening remarks at the beginning of the festival.


Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Mark Stemm, Minster, slides the Mug towards the red dot in a game of “Mug Shuffle.”


Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Alayna Hogenkamp, daughter of Scott and Shelly Hogenkamp of Minster, is crowned 2022 Miss Octoberfest.


Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Jack Buscher, Minster, is the 2022 Grand Marshal of the Octoberfest.


Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

The “Village Quartet “ performs the National Anthem during the opening ceremonies.


Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Winner of the Little Miss Octoberfest 2022 is Olivia Borgert, 6. She is the daughter of Wes and Amy Borgert of Minster.


Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Paxton Kaiser, 2, pulls out a prize at the Fishing Booth. Paxton is the son of Adam and Stacy Kaiser of Minster.


Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Tom Huelsman, of Chickasaw, displays his 1950 Chrysler New Yorker.


Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Dot, 6, and Willow, 5, Bergman try their hand at “Soccer Ball.” They are the daughters of Doug and Tiffany Bergman of Minster. The sisters were busy playing “Soccer Ball” during the Minster Oktoberfest.

Amy Wurst, Fort Wayne, and Connie Sroufe, Delphos, admire the work of Elbee Crafts of Delphos during the Minster Oktoberfest.

Ron Bruns, Maria Stein, displays his 1973 Plymouth Duster at the Oktoberfest Car Show.

Large numbers turn out in support of the Minster Communitie’s 2022 Oktoberfest.

Festival goers roll the dice in a game of “High~Low.”

Karen Bensman, Minster, left, plays a few hands of “Showdown Poker.” Julie Clune, Minster, is the dealer.

Co-presidents of the Octoberfest, left, Joyce Schwartz and Sue Brandewie, both of Minster, give opening remarks at the beginning of the festival.

Mark Stemm, Minster, slides the Mug towards the red dot in a game of “Mug Shuffle.”

Alayna Hogenkamp, daughter of Scott and Shelly Hogenkamp of Minster, is crowned 2022 Miss Octoberfest.

Jack Buscher, Minster, is the 2022 Grand Marshal of the Octoberfest.

The “Village Quartet “ performs the National Anthem during the opening ceremonies.

Winner of the Little Miss Octoberfest 2022 is Olivia Borgert, 6. She is the daughter of Wes and Amy Borgert of Minster.

Paxton Kaiser, 2, pulls out a prize at the Fishing Booth. Paxton is the son of Adam and Stacy Kaiser of Minster.

Tom Huelsman, of Chickasaw, displays his 1950 Chrysler New Yorker.

Dot, 6, and Willow, 5, Bergman try their hand at “Soccer Ball.” They are the daughters of Doug and Tiffany Bergman of Minster. The sisters were busy playing “Soccer Ball” during the Minster Oktoberfest.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/10/web1_DSC_2400.jpgDot, 6, and Willow, 5, Bergman try their hand at “Soccer Ball.” They are the daughters of Doug and Tiffany Bergman of Minster. The sisters were busy playing “Soccer Ball” during the Minster Oktoberfest. Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Amy Wurst, Fort Wayne, and Connie Sroufe, Delphos, admire the work of Elbee Crafts of Delphos during the Minster Oktoberfest.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/10/web1_DSC_2415.jpgAmy Wurst, Fort Wayne, and Connie Sroufe, Delphos, admire the work of Elbee Crafts of Delphos during the Minster Oktoberfest. Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Ron Bruns, Maria Stein, displays his 1973 Plymouth Duster at the Oktoberfest Car Show.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/10/web1_DSC_2510.jpgRon Bruns, Maria Stein, displays his 1973 Plymouth Duster at the Oktoberfest Car Show. Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Large numbers turn out in support of the Minster Communitie’s 2022 Oktoberfest.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/10/web1_DSC_2571.jpgLarge numbers turn out in support of the Minster Communitie’s 2022 Oktoberfest. Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Festival goers roll the dice in a game of “High~Low.”
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/10/web1_DSC_2478.jpgFestival goers roll the dice in a game of “High~Low.” Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Karen Bensman, Minster, left, plays a few hands of “Showdown Poker.” Julie Clune, Minster, is the dealer.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/10/web1_DSC_2475.jpgKaren Bensman, Minster, left, plays a few hands of “Showdown Poker.” Julie Clune, Minster, is the dealer. Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Co-presidents of the Octoberfest, left, Joyce Schwartz and Sue Brandewie, both of Minster, give opening remarks at the beginning of the festival.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/10/web1_DSC_2430.jpgCo-presidents of the Octoberfest, left, Joyce Schwartz and Sue Brandewie, both of Minster, give opening remarks at the beginning of the festival. Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Mark Stemm, Minster, slides the Mug towards the red dot in a game of “Mug Shuffle.”
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/10/web1_DSC_2495.jpgMark Stemm, Minster, slides the Mug towards the red dot in a game of “Mug Shuffle.” Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Alayna Hogenkamp, daughter of Scott and Shelly Hogenkamp of Minster, is crowned 2022 Miss Octoberfest.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/10/web1_DSC_2471.jpgAlayna Hogenkamp, daughter of Scott and Shelly Hogenkamp of Minster, is crowned 2022 Miss Octoberfest. Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Jack Buscher, Minster, is the 2022 Grand Marshal of the Octoberfest.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/10/web1_DSC_2432.jpgJack Buscher, Minster, is the 2022 Grand Marshal of the Octoberfest. Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

The “Village Quartet “ performs the National Anthem during the opening ceremonies.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/10/web1_DSC_2423.jpgThe “Village Quartet “ performs the National Anthem during the opening ceremonies. Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Winner of the Little Miss Octoberfest 2022 is Olivia Borgert, 6. She is the daughter of Wes and Amy Borgert of Minster.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/10/web1_DSC_2395.jpgWinner of the Little Miss Octoberfest 2022 is Olivia Borgert, 6. She is the daughter of Wes and Amy Borgert of Minster. Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Paxton Kaiser, 2, pulls out a prize at the Fishing Booth. Paxton is the son of Adam and Stacy Kaiser of Minster.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/10/web1_DSC_2410.jpgPaxton Kaiser, 2, pulls out a prize at the Fishing Booth. Paxton is the son of Adam and Stacy Kaiser of Minster. Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News

Tom Huelsman, of Chickasaw, displays his 1950 Chrysler New Yorker.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/10/web1_DSC_2507.jpgTom Huelsman, of Chickasaw, displays his 1950 Chrysler New Yorker. Steve Egbert | Sidney Daily News