Erntefest dances night away

Dressed in their German garb, Brady and Rebecca Widnar, of Springfield, dance to German polka music played by Die Spitzbuam. (Photo by Steve Chapman)

Betsy Petersen and Thaddeus Thompson, both 14, go for broke as they try to win the Chicken Dance trophy. (Photo by Steve Chapman)

The Freistatt Lions Club held their 49th annual Erntefest on Saturday, Aug. 19. The event included traditional music, children’s games and activities, a Bingo game, authentic German food, a Chicken Dance competition and both German polka music and country/rock music. The event served as a fundraiser for the Lion’s Club and other organizations, who use the money to fund various causes


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