A whole host of Hanover organizations hosted an Oktoberfest Oct. 19, where almost 200 people enjoyed music, food, silent auction, pumpkin decorating and costume events. Here, children scramble for the needle in haystack, including Devon Dehmer, Andrew Burke, Brady Zimmerman, and Jordan Waldorf.
Costume contest winners include Brady Zimmerman (cowgirl), Afton Kaul (Vikings) and Gavin Scott (Despicable Me).
Rowdy the Scarecrow (Ralph Plonske) enjoys a visit with Hanover Princess Emma Gutknecht (left) and Miss Hanover Krystle Brown (glasses)
The preschool group stays busy decorating pumpkins. Organizers sent thanks “all who braved the weather and came out to enjoy the Oktoberfest festivities and help support our area groups: Hanover Harvest Festival Royalty, Hanover Historical Society and Boy Scouts.
The Elk River German Band plays some polka favorites for the nice crowd at Hanover Oktoberfest.