Fort Loramie to host German Heritage Days this weekend


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FORT LORAMIE — This Friday and Saturday Fort Loramie will host the 2015 German Heritage Days.

The celebration will take place in the Canal Park near the intersection of state Route 66 (Main Street) and state Route 705 (Park Street) in Fort Loramie.

Highlights for Friday:

4 p.m.: Park opens

8 p.m. to midnight: Music by the Alpine Express

Saturday:

9 a.m.: Kegs-N-Kraut 5K race starts

11 a.m.: Food stands open and car show

Noon: Greg Shipley will be speaking on Artifacts and Excavations of the Fort site on the Fleckenstein Farm

1 p.m.: In the gazebo, James Williams will have a presentation on the surveying of the Greenville Treaty Line.

2 to 6 p.m.: Freelance Acoustical Duo

8 to midnight: Alpine Express Band

Both days the food stand will be operating featuring: brats, whole hog sausage, sauerkraut, cabbage rolls, ruben bites, cheese curds, apple dumplings, homemade German potato salad, German chocolate cake, jaeger schnitzel w/pretzel bun, and more.

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Fort Loramie news is submitted by Tom Wisener each week. Contact him at 937-295-2244 or wisener_t@nktelco.net.

Fort Loramie news is submitted by Tom Wisener each week. Contact him at 937-295-2244 or wisener_t@nktelco.net.