Get Out the Lederhosen

more munichThat’s what I’ll be doing on Friday and Saturday. I’ll be selling Beer, Brats, and Baseball: St. Louis Germans and The Making of an Icon: The Dreamers, the Schemers, and the Hard Hats Who Built the Gateway Arch at Munich on the Mississippi at Union Station.

With German music, German food, beer, and German fun, this celebration of Oktoberfest promises to be a major event in St. Louis. Tickets are $10, and hours are 3:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, October. 3, and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, October 4. For details, go to http://www.oktoberfest.com.

Wir sehen uns dort!

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Published by Jim Merkel

Reedy Press published four of my books, Hoosiers and Scrubby Dutch: St. Louis's South Side, 2010; Beer, Brats, and Baseball: St. Louis Germans, 2012; The Making of an Icon: The Dreamers, The Schemers, and the Hard Hats Who Built the Gateway Arch; and the Second Edition of Hoosiers and Scrubby Dutch: St. Louis's South Side, 2014. They're available in bookstores and online. For an autographed copy, send a check for $21.50 made out to Jim Merkel, to Jim Merkel, 4216 Osceola St., St. Louis, MO 63116.

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