Weekend Lineup
Victoria Czech Fest, Wendish Fest
Everywhere a Fest!

And so it begins. OFest season! Two great ones this Sunday. Victoria Czech Heritage Day not only has great food and entertainment, the Victoria Czechs want you to learn some stuff as well. You'll find lessons in accordion and tarok playing. Plus all youth are invited to a Czech sing-along, sponsored by Texas Polka News. Enjoy the music by Shelia Lee, Shiner Hobos, Majek's Orchestra, and Red Ravens. New this year is the addition of a fourth band - Los Kolaches, sponsored by Texas Polka News, will play in the community center annex from 2-6 pm. Czech out the day's schedule.

Over in Serbin, which is 5 miles southwest of Giddings, the Texas Wendish Heritage Museum & St. Paul Lutheran Church will celebrate the 30th Annual Wendish Fest. English and German church services, spectacular meal, heritage demonstrations, and that coffee cake bake-off. The Moravians will provide the music in the afternoon. Take a look at what's in store, y'all.

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Also this weekend - Oktoberfest in Addison with Ennis Czech Boys, Das Ist Lustig, Alpine Village Band and more. Saturday: Oaktoberfest at Live Oak Brewing Co in Austin with Austin Polka Band...Raise the Roof Fundraiser at Twin Sisters Dance Hall in Blanco - music all day and dance at night with Weldon Henson...Dujka Brothers at Washington County Fair...Lost Cause in Fayetteville...Pettit Brothers in Flatonia...Telstars in Houston at Lodge 88...Mike Gest & Night Session at Oktoberfest at Liederkranz Hall in Houston...Bayou Sounds at VFW in Houston...Texas Legacy Czech Band at Oktoberfest in Missouri City...Czech Melody Masters in New Braunfels. Sunday: Church picnic in Cyclone with Jerry Haisler & Melody 5...Southern Breeze at VFW Hall in Houston...Off the Grid at Sea World in San Antonio.


Whew! I'm winded just typing all this! Polka On, y'all!

 
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Schuetzenfest in Round Top
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Holman Hall
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Sweet Home/Charles & Fab 4
Click on photo to see images by Joe Cool Pavlicek

Watch the videos by George Weber of the Praha Brothers with special guests Alfred Vrazel and Fritz Hodde at the Marak Picnic...Red Ravens & Shiner Hobo Band at the Shiner Picnic

Watch the videos by Walt Harfmann of the polka jam at Corn Hill Church Picnic...Franz & Schorsch in Walburg...Ennis Czech Boys in Elgin...Huber Eduard-Bozen in Italy
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