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In the Western New York area, Oktoberfest isn’t in order to a week or two – very often, we start celebrating in September, just like the Europeans. The original Oktoberfest is a 16-day festival in Germany, running from late-September to early October and which has a full selection of Bavarian foods and beverages. In Western New York, most Oktoberfest festivities is one night or all-day parties full of German food, beverages and entertainment.

Before Arlene became extremely ill with Alzheimer’s, she and Wilbur would sit together on warm summer evenings over the dusty old wooden swing on the front porch of those ranch asset. Holding hands they appeared completely in love with another and pleased with their lot in one’s life.

However, if someone died, there would always consist big Alan Ball Memorial service in the church, everyone would bring food for the dinner subsequent business of burying, along with the family’s wailing was prepared. The cemetery sat behind the church and during the summer, someone would mow it and clean up all the flowers that blew far removed from the burial plots.

The headstone is a representation of the deceased. It will mirror those activities that most mattered in when these alive. An actress might possess a stage motif, an avid hiker a grand and inviting natural windows vista. Whatever it is, it will reflect lifestyle that just passed. It will be the stage on that this rest on the headstone is viewed.

The Lamm Post at 962 Wehrle Dr. in Williamsville hold their Oktoberfest festivities on Saturday, October 2nd from 6 to 10 delaware.m., featuring the German American Musicians in the outdoor grove, along with traditional German food, beer, and dance. Call 716-574-0060 for much more information.

This year, remember where memorial Day came from by seeing the Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine. From 10am to 4:30pm, visitors can observe wreath-layings, speeches and other special programs about bicycles of memorial Day. A flag demonstration involving veterans will occur at noon and the observance of the National Moment of Silence will happen at 3 p.m. in the Star Fortification. This is a free race.

This house, which is located directly inside the road by way of Raynham Hall Museum, was built in 1830 for Dr. Ebeneezer Seely. Seely married Phebe Townsend, the youngest daughter of Samuel Townsend, when she was 45. After her death in 1841, Seely remarried and his daughter created by this union married Joseph Wright, a local blacksmith.

You’ll have to excuse me but I’ve got to go now and be with over 500,000 of my closest friends who still treasure Memorial Day and also the sacrifice associated with those who give enough for America.