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Helvetia Highlights for October 2005

Friday, September 30 - Sunday, October 2. Oktoberfest and Wool Fair. Music, Wool and Fiber Artists, Crafts, Cheese Making, Sheep Shearing, Horseshoes, Hayrides, Food and Beverages. Camping available. Visitors and exhibitors welcome. Contact Ben Gain at 304-924-5503. Daily admission: $10, $5 for under 10, $20 with beverage tent.

  • Friday: Polka, Helvetia Star Band, Jesse Mines, Nightcrawlers, Mile to Stone, Jam Session. Starts at 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: Ginsangers, Falling Branch String Band, Helvetia Tap Dancers, Helvetia Star Band, Square Dancing, Yodeling, Folk Dancing, Tallerschwingen, Mike Richter Music Mix, Owen Davis, East Run Band, Sleepy Creek Band, Nightcrawlers, and Appalachian Drive starting at Noon.
  • Sunday: Falling Branch Band, Appalachian Drive, Nightcrawlers, Helvetia Tap Dancers, Helvetia Star Band, Square Dancing, Yodeling, Folk Dancing, and Tallerschwingen starting at Noon.

Saturday, October 1. Beech Mountain Sportsman Club Meeting. 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 1. First Saturday Square Dance. 8:00 p.m. Community Hall. Adults $5. Age 12 and under, $1.

Wednesday, October 5. Helvetia Farm Womens' meeting at the Nancy Gain home. 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 11. Monthly meeting of the Helvetia Restoration and Development Organization. 7 p.m. at the Helvetia Public Library.

Saturday, October 22. Helvetia Day.

Friday, October 28. Halloween Party. Games, prizes, and refreshments. 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m at the Community Hall.

Saturday, October 29. The Hutte's Annual Halloween Party. Buffet: Bat wings (Thai chicken), maggots (rice), salad, and more. $12. 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 29. German Songs. Kathleen Weber Mailloux will sing Swiss/German folk songs concluding with a sing-a-long of German Drinking Songs. 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Hutte.