SLATON – 46th Annual Sausage Festival and Oktoberfest – October 17 & 18
For 46 years now, a secret-recipe German sausage has been served in Slaton at Saint Joseph Hall.
Those 46 years of German sausage-making will culminate in a feast on Sunday, October 18, when the Saint Joseph Sausage Festival and Funfest is held there once again. Dinner is served at Saint Joseph Hall – 21st and Division (FM 41) Streets, Slaton – from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The main menu consists of German sausage made by St Joseph parishioners, Knights of Columbus grilled chicken, homemade German potato salad, green beans, and homemade cakes and bread.
Adult plates are $10.00 and children’s plates are $6.00. Take-out plates will be available at the south side of the hall.
Sausage (cured and vacuum sealed) will be also sold by the pound at Saint Joseph Hall on Saturday, October 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Regular Sausage, $5.00/lb.; Jalapeño Sausage, $6.00/lb.; and, Habanero Sausage, $6.50/lb. All forms of payment are accepted, cash and check preferred.
NEW THIS YEAR! Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 17th, from 1 p.m. until 9 p.m.: No Dry County, Ronnie Eaton, Broken Bar V Band, Caleb Allemand and Dave Martinez will be performing. Bring a chair and an appetite! Alcohol, soft drinks, and food will be available for purchase. $10 cover. All forms of payment accepted.
Funfest, Sunday, October 18th, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., next to the Hall, the Fun Fest will be celebrated at Saint Joseph School. The Funfest includes silent and live auctions, bingo, games, music, food, quilt show, rock wall and spider climb, country store, a mini-bazaar, and raffles for quilts, flat-screen TV, United groceries, a cedar chest, and more.