On Sunday, October 9, the historic village of Maeystown, IL (pop. 157) will host its 36th annual Oktoberfest featuring arts, crafts, antiques and food from 9-4 on the grounds of the 1859 rock mill and museum. More than 60 arts, crafts, antique booths and food stands will be featured. Arts and crafts will include woodcarving, jewelry, rugs, soaps, photography, paintings, felted items, paper art, pottery and a country store. Food will include turtle soup, rib-eye steak sandwiches, homemade pies and popcorn cooked in old-fashioned kettles. Bratwurst, potato pancakes, applebutter, baked goods and ice cream will also be available. Be kind to your pets and leave them at home. The village specialty shops, bed & breakfast, coffee shop, tea room, restaurant and museum will be open throughout the day.
Proceeds from the Oktoberfest will be used by the Society to develop the museum and visitors center and preserve the heritage of the village. Maeystown is located eight miles southwest of Waterloo, Illinois and thirty miles south of St. Louis. From IL #3 in Waterloo turn west on IL #156 and then left on Lakeview Drive/Maeystown Road for approximately 8 miles.
For more information call 618-580-5875 or find us on the web at www.Maeystown.com
Courtesy Maeystown Oktoberfest