St. Bernard’s plans Oktacofest


For more than 100 years, the St. Bernard Catholic Church parish has hosted an annual bazaar. This year’s event will be 4-10 p.m. Saturday at the church at 1306 E. Main st.

There will be live music, a country kitchen, silent auction, tacos from Tacos El Pampano, brats and craft beer from Klooz Brewz in Lebanon.

There also will be children’s games, including piñatas, bottle ring toss, Spanish bingo and a mechanical bull. Hot dogs, chips and macaroni and cheese will be available for children.

Every year, there is a raffle that benefits both the parish and also other county charities. Raffle tickets are $25 and come with a free meal ($10 value). Prizes awarded will be: $2,000 for first prize; $1,000 for second prize; $500 for third prize; and $250 for fourth prize.

There is no admission fee to enter the event, but when you enter you can buy $1 tickets for food. Beer, T-shirts and items from the Country Kitchen are also for sale with cash or credit card.

Menu prices are $3 for brat wurst; $2 for hot dog; $3 for chicken taco; $3 for steak taco; Michelada Beer (Mexican style) for $5 tap; $4 beer; $1 for water or soda.