NEW?ULM - Bavarian Blast will host a fund-raiser in late September featuring the Alex Meixner Band, which performed at the 2011 festival.
The event will take place Sept. 27 at the Holiday Inn, which will be decorated for the upcoming Octoberfest.
The event will include a German meal, drink ticket, opening act and the Meixner Band. All proceeds from this fund-raiser will go to Bavarian Blast.
Tickets will be sold at the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce. General admission tickets are $47.50.
There are also a number of reserved "Sponsorship Tables" available. These tables seat eight people and will be closest to the stage. They are on sale for $475. There will only be 15 reserved tables, and another 130-180 individual tickets sold.
For additional information, contact the Chamber of Commerce or any Bavarian Blast Board member.
Bavarian Blast officials urge townspeople to come out and get in the Oktoberfest spirit, and help the Bavarian Blast remain viable as New Ulm's main summer attraction.