Germanfest 2010: Last call, Saturday events – 6/11/2010


The last day for the Bier tent at Germanfest.

Visit the official Germanfest website for more information.

8:00 am – Volksmarch (10K walk) at the Festival Plaza in Headwaters Park
Begin between 8:00-11:00AM, finish by 2:00PM. Traverse a well-marked route through downtown, River greenway, and city neighborhoods. For info, call 260.925.5091.

10:00 am – 4th Annual FW Visionwalk at Headwaters Park
The Foundation Fighting Blindness holds a 5K walk; registration at 9AM. Join local dignitaries to raise critical research dollars. More info at (847) 680-0100 or at

11:00 am – Familienfest (Family Fest) at the Festival Plaza
Bring the whole family for a fun-filled day at Germanfest 2010! Scale a climbing wall or ride the Titanic Adventure slide provided by Ultrazone of Fort Wayne. Try your soccer skills with The Plex, compete in the Balloon Stomp, or the new Gerken Splatt sponsored by Sechler’s Pickles.

11:00 am – The Shire of Shadowed Stars at the Festival Plaza
The Society for Creative Anachronism holds demonstrations of German life in the Middle Ages.

11:00 am to 1:00 am – Doors Open at the Headwaters Park Festival Plaza

11:00 am to 8:00 pm – Revolutionary War Western Front at Old Fort Wayne

11:30 am – 10th Annual German Bake Off! At the Festival Plaza
Drop-off authentic German desserts by 12:30PM. Judging at 12:30PM. Awards at 2:30PM.

12 noon to 9:00 pm – Fun Daily Activities at the Festival Plaza
Fun Festival Kiddie Rides by Miller Family Amusements (Noon-8:00PM)
Paint it German – Face painting by Sweetcakes Comedy Entertainment Company.
Balloons to the Moon: unusual and unique ballon sculpting by Kevin Harris.

2:00 pm - National Wiener Dog Finals in Headwaters Park, Lower Level
Join Germanfest and 92.3 The Fort for the 17th Annual National Wiener Dog Finals as “hot dogs” race for the coveted title. All dogs must be pre-register online – registration is closed.

6:00 pm – Trauben Tromp (Grape Stomp) in Headwaters Park, Lower Level
The Grapes of Wrath returns as 9 teams compete to stomp the most grapes. More info here.

7:00 pm – Polka Like a Star! on the Festival Pavilion Dance Floor
Learn to polka like the pros! American Styles Ballroom Dance Studio will teach couples how to polka, all participants have a chance to win trophies and prizes. Open to all!

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