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2017-09-07 / Lifestyles

Buffalo German Festival 2017



Friends and family come together for the German Fest. Pictured from left are: (top row) Ed Mazurek, Kaitlyn Luksch, Erika Luksch, Jean Nolan, Chris Luksch and Chris Grover; (bottom row) Ed Mazurek, Mike Luksch and David Owczarzak. 
Photos by Sarah McIlhatten.Purchase color photos at www.BeeNews.com Friends and family come together for the German Fest. Pictured from left are: (top row) Ed Mazurek, Kaitlyn Luksch, Erika Luksch, Jean Nolan, Chris Luksch and Chris Grover; (bottom row) Ed Mazurek, Mike Luksch and David Owczarzak. Photos by Sarah McIlhatten.Purchase color photos at www.BeeNews.com

Lynn Engle receives the German American of the Year award from Karl Cole, left, and Joe Roetter. The award presentation was part of the festivities at the Buffalo German Festival, which took place Labor Day weekend at Cheektowaga Town Park. Lynn Engle receives the German American of the Year award from Karl Cole, left, and Joe Roetter. The award presentation was part of the festivities at the Buffalo German Festival, which took place Labor Day weekend at Cheektowaga Town Park.

Andrea Ball of the German American Society and Karl Cole, the organization’s president, tap the keg at the Buffalo German Festival, held last weekend at Town Park. The keg tapping ceremony kicked off the evening portion of each day of the festival. Andrea Ball of the German American Society and Karl Cole, the organization’s president, tap the keg at the Buffalo German Festival, held last weekend at Town Park. The keg tapping ceremony kicked off the evening portion of each day of the festival.

Herbert Schneegass, Judy Schneegass, George Weichmann and Joan Weichmann show off their traditional German attire. Herbert Schneegass, Judy Schneegass, George Weichmann and Joan Weichmann show off their traditional German attire.

Vern McEvoy shows off his traditional beer steins at this year’s Buffalo German Festival. Vern McEvoy shows off his traditional beer steins at this year’s Buffalo German Festival.

The Frankfurters perform traditional German music, giving attendees the opportunity to dance the night away Sunday at the Buffalo German Festival. The Frankfurters perform traditional German music, giving attendees the opportunity to dance the night away Sunday at the Buffalo German Festival.

Dan Wilke Wandering German Organ Grinder entertains the crowd at the Buffalo German Festival this weekend at Town Park. 
Page design: G. Cinotti Dan Wilke Wandering German Organ Grinder entertains the crowd at the Buffalo German Festival this weekend at Town Park. Page design: G. Cinotti

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