Oktoberfest invades Downtown Newberry


Newberry College volunteers passing out maps to Oktoberfest visitors.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Sease Family of Newberry stopped by Kindertown for face painting and balloons from Dr. Magical Balloons.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Sweet Grass Baskets were among the items visitors could buy at Oktoberfest.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Mary Alex Kopp, tourism and events coordinator for the City Of Newberry Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, rallying the Newberry College volunteers.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Haute Dog Lady, Gisela Kloess, passes out 100 percent beef gourmet and specialty dogs.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Jessica Drager and Henry Chapman of Newberry came to Oktoberfest dressed up.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Employees of Woodmen Life at their booth.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Alex Amble, a Newberry College tennis player, hands out maps during Oktoberfest.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Bands performing on the music stage.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Biergarten was a huge hit at Oktoberfest.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Newberry Arts Center had many works on display.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Dean Family from Chapin and San Antonio were ready for Oktoberfest. The family also lived in Germany for a time.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Johnsons of Newberry enjoying Oktoberfest.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Halloween goodies for sale at Oktoberfest.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Jody Hamm making popcorn at Oktoberfest.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Allison Moore and Chief Roy McClurkin help keep visitors safe at Oktoberfest.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The crowd forms around the music stages.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Courtney and David Dunlap from Lexington having fun at Oktoberfest.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Justin and Tara Minico of Chapin dressed up to celebrate.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Newberry County Literacy Council gave out free books during Oktoberfest.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Komatsu brought out one of their pieces of equipment for a photo opportunity.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The carousel, Oktoberfest’s newest attraction, was a big hit with youths.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Dr. Magical Balloons making a pup.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Video Game truck in Kindertown.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Brenda Williams with Newberry County Memorial Hospital takes some time to say hello.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Some of the creative merchandise for sale at Oktoberfest.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Nicole Shirk of Irmo helping the Silverspoon Tea Room at Oktoberfest.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Newberry College volunteers passing out maps to Oktoberfest visitors.

The Sease Family of Newberry stopped by Kindertown for face painting and balloons from Dr. Magical Balloons.

Sweet Grass Baskets were among the items visitors could buy at Oktoberfest.

Mary Alex Kopp, tourism and events coordinator for the City Of Newberry Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, rallying the Newberry College volunteers.

The Haute Dog Lady, Gisela Kloess, passes out 100 percent beef gourmet and specialty dogs.

Jessica Drager and Henry Chapman of Newberry came to Oktoberfest dressed up.

Employees of Woodmen Life at their booth.

Alex Amble, a Newberry College tennis player, hands out maps during Oktoberfest.

Bands performing on the music stage.

The Biergarten was a huge hit at Oktoberfest.

The Newberry Arts Center had many works on display.

The Dean Family from Chapin and San Antonio were ready for Oktoberfest. The family also lived in Germany for a time.

The Johnsons of Newberry enjoying Oktoberfest.

Halloween goodies for sale at Oktoberfest.

Jody Hamm making popcorn at Oktoberfest.

Allison Moore and Chief Roy McClurkin help keep visitors safe at Oktoberfest.

The crowd forms around the music stages.

Courtney and David Dunlap from Lexington having fun at Oktoberfest.

Justin and Tara Minico of Chapin dressed up to celebrate.

The Newberry County Literacy Council gave out free books during Oktoberfest.

Komatsu brought out one of their pieces of equipment for a photo opportunity.

The carousel, Oktoberfest’s newest attraction, was a big hit with youths.

Dr. Magical Balloons making a pup.

The Video Game truck in Kindertown.

Brenda Williams with Newberry County Memorial Hospital takes some time to say hello.

Some of the creative merchandise for sale at Oktoberfest.

Nicole Shirk of Irmo helping the Silverspoon Tea Room at Oktoberfest.

Peggie West as Amelia Feaster during The Legends and Lore of Newberry at the Newberry Museum.

Ernie Shealy served as the narrator for the Living History.

Rose Marie Favors with Zoe Reid at the Newberry Museum.

Mary Alex Kopp about to be interviewed.

The Newberry Car Buffs had their cars on display during Oktoberfest.

Taking it way back during Oktoberfest.

Newberry College volunteers passing out maps to Oktoberfest visitors.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0014.jpgNewberry College volunteers passing out maps to Oktoberfest visitors. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Sease Family of Newberry stopped by Kindertown for face painting and balloons from Dr. Magical Balloons.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0022.jpgThe Sease Family of Newberry stopped by Kindertown for face painting and balloons from Dr. Magical Balloons. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Sweet Grass Baskets were among the items visitors could buy at Oktoberfest.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0023.jpgSweet Grass Baskets were among the items visitors could buy at Oktoberfest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Mary Alex Kopp, tourism and events coordinator for the City Of Newberry Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, rallying the Newberry College volunteers.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0026.jpgMary Alex Kopp, tourism and events coordinator for the City Of Newberry Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, rallying the Newberry College volunteers. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Haute Dog Lady, Gisela Kloess, passes out 100 percent beef gourmet and specialty dogs.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0027.jpgThe Haute Dog Lady, Gisela Kloess, passes out 100 percent beef gourmet and specialty dogs. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Jessica Drager and Henry Chapman of Newberry came to Oktoberfest dressed up.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0028.jpgJessica Drager and Henry Chapman of Newberry came to Oktoberfest dressed up. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Employees of Woodmen Life at their booth.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0033.jpgEmployees of Woodmen Life at their booth. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Alex Amble, a Newberry College tennis player, hands out maps during Oktoberfest.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0034.jpgAlex Amble, a Newberry College tennis player, hands out maps during Oktoberfest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Bands performing on the music stage.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0035.jpgBands performing on the music stage. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Biergarten was a huge hit at Oktoberfest.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0038.jpgThe Biergarten was a huge hit at Oktoberfest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Newberry Arts Center had many works on display.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0040.jpgThe Newberry Arts Center had many works on display. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Dean Family from Chapin and San Antonio were ready for Oktoberfest. The family also lived in Germany for a time.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0041.jpgThe Dean Family from Chapin and San Antonio were ready for Oktoberfest. The family also lived in Germany for a time. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Johnsons of Newberry enjoying Oktoberfest.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0044.jpgThe Johnsons of Newberry enjoying Oktoberfest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Halloween goodies for sale at Oktoberfest.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0046.jpgHalloween goodies for sale at Oktoberfest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Jody Hamm making popcorn at Oktoberfest.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0047.jpgJody Hamm making popcorn at Oktoberfest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Allison Moore and Chief Roy McClurkin help keep visitors safe at Oktoberfest.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0049.jpgAllison Moore and Chief Roy McClurkin help keep visitors safe at Oktoberfest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The crowd forms around the music stages.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0051.jpgThe crowd forms around the music stages. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Courtney and David Dunlap from Lexington having fun at Oktoberfest.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0052.jpgCourtney and David Dunlap from Lexington having fun at Oktoberfest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Justin and Tara Minico of Chapin dressed up to celebrate.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0053.jpgJustin and Tara Minico of Chapin dressed up to celebrate. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Newberry County Literacy Council gave out free books during Oktoberfest.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0054.jpgThe Newberry County Literacy Council gave out free books during Oktoberfest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Komatsu brought out one of their pieces of equipment for a photo opportunity.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0982.jpgKomatsu brought out one of their pieces of equipment for a photo opportunity. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The carousel, Oktoberfest’s newest attraction, was a big hit with youths.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0999.jpgThe carousel, Oktoberfest’s newest attraction, was a big hit with youths. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Dr. Magical Balloons making a pup.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_1016.jpgDr. Magical Balloons making a pup. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Video Game truck in Kindertown.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_1018.jpgThe Video Game truck in Kindertown. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Brenda Williams with Newberry County Memorial Hospital takes some time to say hello.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_1022.jpgBrenda Williams with Newberry County Memorial Hospital takes some time to say hello. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Some of the creative merchandise for sale at Oktoberfest.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_1024.jpgSome of the creative merchandise for sale at Oktoberfest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Nicole Shirk of Irmo helping the Silverspoon Tea Room at Oktoberfest.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_1028.jpgNicole Shirk of Irmo helping the Silverspoon Tea Room at Oktoberfest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Peggie West as Amelia Feaster during The Legends and Lore of Newberry at the Newberry Museum.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_1029.jpgPeggie West as Amelia Feaster during The Legends and Lore of Newberry at the Newberry Museum. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Ernie Shealy served as the narrator for the Living History.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_1034.jpgErnie Shealy served as the narrator for the Living History. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Rose Marie Favors with Zoe Reid at the Newberry Museum.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_1038.jpgRose Marie Favors with Zoe Reid at the Newberry Museum. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Mary Alex Kopp about to be interviewed.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0005.jpgMary Alex Kopp about to be interviewed. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Newberry Car Buffs had their cars on display during Oktoberfest.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0008.jpgThe Newberry Car Buffs had their cars on display during Oktoberfest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Taking it way back during Oktoberfest.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0010.jpgTaking it way back during Oktoberfest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
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