33rd annual St. John "Oktoberfest" celebrates German culture

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - One Hattiesburg church is raising money for mission work by sharing some food, drink and music from Germany.

The folks at St. John Lutheran Church Saturday hosted the 33rd annual, "Oktoberfest" on their church grounds on Hardy Street.

The event serves up traditional German cuisine and beverages.

Guests were also treated to live music they might hear at an Oktoberfest in Germany.

The original celebration took place in Munich in 1810.

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