Oktoberfest program to take place tomorrow evening

Oktoberfest_10-03-13“The Munich Oktoberfest: Separating Fact From Fiction,” will feature Dr. Christopher Dolmetsch, professor of modern languages, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, in the Shawkey Room of the Memorial Student Center.

The program will begin with a 25-minute video introduction to the Oktoberfest, followed by a presentation on various contemporary aspects of the festival, including music, clothing, food and naturally, the beer. There will also be mention of some of the issues and problems faced today by a 16-day festival that draws approximately 7 million visitors annually.

Light refreshments will be served.