The Jasper Strassenfest is still a few weeks away, but the Jasper German Club is ready to usher in the festival spirit!
The club is hosting a family-friendly event called the StrassenVORfest on Sunday, July 11th, from noon to 3 pm at the Moose Lodge in Jasper.
This will be a “Prep for the Fest” event and will help prepare the way for the 2021 Strassenfest, which takes place from August 5th to August 8th on the Jasper square.
The Jasper Moose Lodge will have items from its menu available for sale.
German music, dancing, and German-themed coloring books and games will fill the lodge and the Strassenfest wood-cut out will be available for pictures.
Gift baskets full of donated items from local businesses will be given away at 1,2 and 3 for those who register.
Representatives from the Jasper German Club, Sister Cities of Jasper, the 2021 Strassenfest Committee, and the Jasper Chamber of Commerce will be ready to answer your questions about this year’s festival.
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 – 4XL – $13. Prices will go up after the pre-orders. Get yours at the StrassenVORfest and save!!
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.