Oregon hosts second Ocktoberfest

Oregpn’s 2nd Annual Oktoberfest Party was held Sept. 24 with sponsorship from A Hard Rock Opening Act, Rockford’s new casino.

Seven Oregon locations participated in the event with Hard Rock providing live music in a portion of the parking lot behind the Ogle County Brewery where Oktoberfest kicked off at 4 p.m with a ceremonial keg tapping by Oregon Mayor Ken Williams.

Venues that took part in the event were: Breaker’s Saloon and Eatery, Cork and Tap, Hazel’s Cafe, The Hunt Club, Maxson’s Restaurant and Riverboat, Ogle County Brewery, and Sledgehammer’s.

Earleen Hinton

Earleen oversees production and content of 9 community weeklies and has worked for Shaw Newspapers since 1985.