Minden Press-Herald

Sep 30th

Luncheon kicks off Fasching fest

There are still a few tickets left for the Fifth Season Commencement Brunch to be held November 11 at 11:11 a.m. at Orleans on Main in downtown Minden to kick off the Fasching Festival.

During the brunch Krewe des Ambassadeurs King Hunt Powell and Queen Dana Powell will receive the key to the city, kicking off the Minden Fasching Fifth Season Celebration, a time for Minden to celebrate all things German November 11 -12.

Special speaker for the brunch will be Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne and Master of Ceremonies will be Doug Warner, KSLA News anchor.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the Minden South-Webster Chamber of Commerce, 110 Sibley Rd., Minden.

For more information call 371-4258 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Fasching Schedule

FRIDAY 11/11/11

Fasching Brunch: 11 a.m. Orleans on Main – Guest Speaker: Lt. Governor, Jay Dardenne, The "Official" Beginning of Fasching. Sponsor: The Minden South Webster Chamber of Commerce

Ice Skating: 6 until 9 p.m. $10 Sponsor: Minden Main Street

Food: 6 until 9 p.m. Frankfurters and Funnel Cakes on Main Street

"Deck the Gallery" Art Show: 5 until 8 p.m. City Art Works, 701 Main Street Featuring the Art of Rebecca Tyree and Larry Milford

Shopping: 5 until 9 p.m. The Old World Christmas Boutique

Fasching Pickle Contest – Entries accepted at Art Works (701 Main St) Friday from 4 until 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 until 10 a.m.

2 p.m.: Winners announced on the Allied Waste Stage Sponsor: The Gardner Group

The Christmas lights of Minden will be illuminated at Dusk and Santa Klaus will visit!

SATURDAY 11/12/11

All Things German!

German Food – 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Entertainment on the "Allied Waste Stage" Sponsor: Allied Waste

9:30 – 10a .m. Fancy Feet Cloggers

10 a.m. - Noon The Dorcheat Bottom Band

Noon – 2 p.m. The Czech Melody Masters Band

2 - 2:30 p.m. – Chrissy Wise

2:30 – 3:30 p.m. – The Czech Meldoy Masters Band

3:30 - 4 p.m. – Landon Miller & Benjamin Densmore

4 - 6:15 p.m. – Matt Tolintino and the Royal Klobasneks

Ice Skating: 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. ($10)

Fasching Boutiques – 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Vendors selling art, "bling," and Interesting Things!

"Jubliee Zoo" Petting Zoo – 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. ($4)

Pictures with Santa Klaus at A.J. Price, 724 Main Sponsor: Coca Cola of Minden 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 1:30 - 3 p.m., 4 - 5:30 p.m.

Minden Ghost Walk : Sponsor: The Minden Cemetery Association

Noon – 3 p.m. ($10 for adults $4 for children 12 & under) Free shuttle from MBL Bank

Tours of Germantown Colony: Sponsor: The Friends of Germantown 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Free Shuttle every 30 minutes from MBL Bank

Beer Exhibition and Tasting– 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Christopher's Sponsor: The Malt Munching Monsters Homebrew Club of Shreveport- Bossier

Grand Finale' – Fireworks Demonstration 6:30 p.m. Sponsors: A.J. Price, Harper Motors, Wimberly Insurance, Blackwarrier, Bistineau Blasters, Minden Athletic, Waller Petroleum and Minden Pediatrics.

Thanks to Webster Parish

Convention & Visitors Bureau for

supporting the Minden Fasching Festival. Fasching is funded in part by a grant from the Louisiana Office of Tourism.






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