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47th Annual Sausage Festival this weekend celebrates German culture on South Plains

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The 47th Annual Sausage Festival is this weekend, and for the last 47 years, a secret-recipe German sausage draws thousands to Slaton's Saint Joseph Hall for an annual celebration. 

Here is the schedule of events:


  • Oktoberfest is on Friday from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m. According to event organizers there will be live music by Ronnie Eaton, Drake Hayes Band, and Dave Martinez. 
  • Beer and wine, soft drinks, and food will be available for purchase too, there is a $10 entry fee.


  • Sausage packages will be sold by the pound at Saint Joseph Hall Saturday, October 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 


  • The fall celebration dinner takes place on Sunday, October 16. The meal is served at Saint Joseph Hall located at 21st and Division Street from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  
  • The main menu at the dinner is thousands of pounds of German sausage made by St Joseph parishioners, Knights of Columbus Council. 
  • Menu: Grilled chicken, homemade German potato salad, green beans, and homemade cakes and bread.
  • Adult plates are $10.00 and children's plates are $6.00. Take-out plates will be available at the south side of the hall.
  • Funfest is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Saint Joseph School. 
  • The Funfest event includes silent and live auctions, bingo, games, music, food, quilt show, rock wall and spider climb, country store and raffles for quilts, electronics, United groceries and more.

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