St. John’s to host Oktoberfest this weekend

photo by: Richard Gwin

Frank Palcher, of Strawberry Hill, plays his accordion at the 18th annual St. John's Oktoberfest, Saturday Sept. 29, 2012.

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church will host its 20th annual Oktoberfest from 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the church’s parking lot, 1234 Kentucky St.

Festivities include a polka Mass at 4:30 p.m., live music, dancing and kids’ activities, in addition to plenty of German dishes and premium beers. Among the selections on this year’s menu: wienerschnitzel, bierocks, bratwurst, cabbage rolls, sauerkraut and German potato salad.