How To Maypole Dance

Another big German tradition for Oktoberfest is a Maypole dance! With just three simple steps, you can create this dance for many to enjoy during the celebration. Put the maypole together. To do this you will need a tall pole and strong ribbons. First, plant the pole in the desired spot. Second, attach the ribbons…

How To Wear Lederhosen & Dirndls

When it comes to bringing out-of-the-country ideas into our festivals in the United States, we need to do a lot of research. There are many kinds of European traditions that are used within our borders. One of those traditions is Oktoberfest brought in from Germany.   Oktoberfest is a yearly autumn festival held in Munich,…

“Shoulder Season”

Winter along with our Ski and Snow Tubing season may be over, but the fun does not need to stop! While we transition to warmer weather, our activities will also be changing. As the snow continues to melt off the slopes, Ober will be adding in its Maze, Kiddie Rides, our Mini Golf Course, and…