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Oktoberfest 2008 to be held Sept 28 - Oct 4

September 24, 2008


Oktoberfest, an event organized by the student group Mortar Board, is a long-standing tradition at Longwood that is always full of fun, excitement, and good times. For more information, visit the official Oktoberfest website.

[View the Oktoberfest photos from last year]

(subject to change)

Sunday, September 28
9 p.m. Bonfire with Dr. Jim Jordan
Monday, September 29
Blue & White/Support the Lancers Day
Tuesday, September 30
Organization Day
Wednesday, October 1
Oktoberfest t-shirt day
Thursday, October 2
Class Color Day
4-5 p.m. Alzheimer’s Walk, Lancaster Mall (Registration begins at 3 p.m.)
4:30-6:30 p.m. FarmVegas Picnic behind Lankford Student Union w/ Band FarmVegas 
Friday, October 3
Whitewash Day
4 p.m. Color Wars, Wheeler Mall
6 p.m. Battle of the Bands, Lankford Mall
Saturday, October 4
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Picnic behind Lankford Student Union
Noon Parade
Noon - 6 p.m. Booths
12:15-12:30 p.m. Belly Dancers
12:35-12:40 p.m. Basic Gospel Choir
1-6 p.m. Inflatables / Novelty Activities (Rock Band, Photo Booth, Human Bowling and Ultimate Volleyball)
2-6 p.m. Feisthouse in Lancer Café
4:30-6:30 p.m. Picnic behind Lankford Student Union
Band Schedule
1:05-1:55 p.m. SweetBriar band Sweet Briar on the large stage 
2:05-2:55 p.m. Neighborhood Friendly Neighborhood Friendly on the small stage 
3:05-4 p.m. The Reflex The Reflex on the large stage 
4:15-5:05 p.m. Murphy's Kids Murphy’s Kids on the small stage 
5:15-6:15 p.m. Lee Brice Lee Brice on the large stage 
6:25-7:15 p.m. Patent Pending Patent Pending on the small stage 
7:25-8:10 p.m. Mims Mims on the large stage 
8:25-9:45 p.m. Alien Ant Farm Alien Ant Farm on the large stage 
times subject to change