PALA – Pala Casino Spa & Resort will sponsor an outdoor Oktoberfest 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 14, on the lawn of its Starlight Theater that will feature 15 beer brands, authentic German food, wine and cider and entertainment by Hammerstein Musik Bavaria, the authentic German polka rock band.
Tickets, $45 per person that include seven food stations, 10 beer samples and the entertainment may be obtained at the Pala box office in the casino and by calling (877) 946-7252. Tickets also are available online at www.startickets.com or may be charged by telephone at (800) 585-3737. Beer, wine and cider by the glass also will be available for purchase.
Hammerstein Musik Bavaria is a four-piece, global get-down machine that performs traditional polka, tango, operetta and occasional well-placed classic rock songs. Its shows run the gamut from infectious dance rhythms to romantic serenades and interactive dance numbers to virtuosic instrumentals.
The food stations, created by Pala Executive Chef Robert Camerota and Chef de Cuisine Jaime de Alba will include German pretzels, beer bacon and cheddar bread, bratwurst and sauerkraut, knockwurst, sweet and sour cabbage, weisswurst and German potato salad, Brussel sprouts with bacon and pickled red onion, potato pancakes with applesauce, sour cream and chives, pear strudel, apple strudel, peach strudel, Black Forest cake and apfelkuchen or German apple cake.
The beer selections will include Ayinger Bavarian Pilsner, Erdinger Oktoberfest, Konig Pilsener, St. Pauli Girl, Warsteiner, Track 7 Peanut Butter Porter and Ballast Point Sculpin. For wine, they will offer Riesling, Kabinett and Gruner Veltliner, and for cider, they’ll have Golden State.