The Perry County Historical and Cultural Arts Society and Somerset Artists’ Co-Op invite you to celebrate Somerset’s Pioneer Past & German Heritage at the 2013 Oktoberfest on October 5, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
The festival will feature Local Food, Local Music, Local Art and Local History at the 1808 Historic Jacob Miller Tavern on Pigfoot Square in Somerset, Ohio. Festival highlights will include Perry County roast pork & kraut, beer, brats, dogs and & German potato salad. Visitors will have the opportunity to see demonstrations of old time skill that will include soap making, potter’s wheel demonstrations, blacksmithing, flax and basket weaving, antique wood working, cider press and making apple butter. The festival will host a the Appalachian Story Tellers, Civil War Encampment, General Sherman’s Civil War cannon salutes throughout the day, along with many local artists. There will be a delightful variety of musical performances by local artists Steve Tinto, Dave Marsh, Bryan Hopple, Sheridan High School student Ty Saunders, (girl from Shawnee), along with Bluegrass bands The Sandy Tar String Band and Second Wind.