StrassenVORfest – A Prep for the Fest Event

JASPER — The Jasper DeutscherVerein (Jasper German Club) will host a community, family friendly event, StrassenVORfest on Sunday, July 11, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Moose Lodge in Jasper. This will be a “Prep for the Fest” event.

StrassenVORfest will help usher in the 2021 Strassenfest which will be held in Jasper Aug. 5 through Aug. 8.

The Jasper Moose Lodge will have items from their menu available for sale. There will be German music, German-themed coloring and games for kids, and dancing for everyone. Local businesses have donated items for gift baskets to be given away at 1, 2, and 3 p.m. for those who register. The Strassenfest wood cut-out will be available for those who wish to take pictures.

Also attending will be representatives from the Jasper German Club, Sister Cities of Jasper, the 2021 Strassenfest Committee, and the Jasper Chamber of Commerce to share information on the Strassenfest. There will also be 2021 Strassenfest buttons and mugs for sale as well as various sizes of Strassenfest buntings, Sister Cities lapel/hat pins, stickers, and car/fridge magnets, and slightly used and new traditional German clothing items for adults and children.

Students from the German Exchange in 2022 will be selling the official 2021 Strassenfest T-shirts. There will be a supply for cash and carry or you can pre-order and the students will deliver them before the fest. All shirts are 50/50 blend in Heather Grey. Child sizes are regular cut and ladies sizes have contoured sides. Prices for pre-orders are child and adult sizes up to XL, $10, and adult (regular and ladies) 2XL to 4XL, $13. Prices will go up after the pre-orders.

Representatives from Ivy Manor, EJ and Dots, Zax Creamery will have themed items to get your home or business ready for Strassenfest, a selection of children’s clothing and accessories focused on Strassenfest for sale, and ice cream treats to round out the afternoon.

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