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CAPE GAZETI, Friday, September 25 - October 1, 1998 - 71 Local bands to highlight Milford Oktoberfest Oct. 2-4 Two popular bands will play for free at the St. John's Oktoberfest, set for the week- end of Friday, Oct. 2, through Sunday, Oct. 4, in Milford, near Milford Middle School. Kathie Martin and the Hot Rods are re- tuming to the Oktoberfest by popular de- mand. Last year, flae group had the Friday night crowds dancing under the stars. This year, they'll perform two shows Friday night, one from 7 to 8 p.m., the other from 9 to 10 p.m. Kathie Martin and the Hot Rods combine musicianship with authentic cos- tuming, comedy and choreography to create an energetic and exciting ride through the nostalgic era of the '50s and '60s. The band has entertained at the Oldies 100s Birthday Celebration Concert in Washington, D.C., which featured many name acts including The Tokens, Dion and the Belmonts, and Frankie Ford. The Honeycombs band will perform from 7 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 3. This group, organized by Honey "Mr. Drums" Voshell in 1991, is known as one of the most versatile on the Eastern Shore. All band members sing and some double on different instruments. Adding tO the show are comedy and impersonations. Honey Voshell played with the Glen Miller and Tommy Dorsey bands, AI Marti- no, Lionel Hampton, Bill Haley and the Comets, Roy Clark, Loretta Lynn and many other legendary performers. His fellow band members include lead vocalist Alan Kessel, formerly of the band called Free- dom; keyboardist Phil Staley of Milford; bass player Jack Wright, the newest mem- ber of the group; and guitarist Dave Joiner. The horn section is composed of Gary Spengler on trumpet and Jim "Buckshot" Roberts on saxophone. The Honeycombs are known for getting their audiences on the dance floor. "If you want to hear big band, jazz, country, rock, Top 40, Latin, you name it - we can play it," Voshell said. Other Oktoberfest entertain- ment promises plenty of fun for families. Saturday, Oct. 3, is the festival's biggest day, with performances by the Milford Community Band, the Walt Groller Orches- tra, professional German dancers, the His- panic group "KATARI," and Mexican dancers. The ninth annual festival offers kids the chance to paint pumpkins, create sand art, play in the Jolly Jumper of ride ponies and the Jelly Bean train. The youngest can explore their own toyland, play children's games or just tug at the ear of READ-ALOUD Delaware's Fluffy the Reading Rabbit. Special this year is an expanded Oktober- fest raffle. Winners will walk away with $1,000, first prize; $500, second prize; a mystery getaway, third prize; and a boom box, fourth prize. Raffle tickets are $1 each or six for $5. The drawing will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 4. This year there are weekly $25 bonus prize drawings, plus one $25 drawing during Oktoberfest's Friday and Saturday. For more information on raf- fle tickets, catl Barbara Tigner at 422-9073. Oktoberfest's foods are always tempting and this year is no exception. There will be bratwurst, Italian sausage, Polish kielbasa, sauerkraut and German potato salad, and American fare, including hot dogs, ham- burgers, tacos, chicken wings, french fries, popcorn, funnel cakes, cotton candy and pretzels. Karl Thomas of Milford will bake his popular German apple streusel and Ger- man bread. Patrons will also be able to pur- chase German and American beer, soda and coffee. Adults can browse the garden, White Elephant, souvenir, and gift and craft booths. Crafters of all types are encouraged to participate from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Satur- day, Oct. 3. Spaces are $15 for 10-feet-by- 10 feet and $25 for 20-by-10 feet. For more information, call 424-4638. yuur plue To Flu=:! SPRINT KARTS - Become the Outlaw! Strap yourself into these racers/ SOPEO TROCI' - Door to door racing around a high banked oval just like the pros! SOPER S TRACK - Drive Rehoboth Beach's only over and urtder track. Racing action with a twist. dJlly lrPcn - Fun for the whole family with 2 seat karts available for the younger race fans! KIDDIE RACEWAY - Sporty little racers geared for younger fans. 36" and up! POWER WHEELS & KIDDIE BOATS- Action Powered for ages 2 & up. miimmmmmnimmm OPEN DALLY 644-2042 Advertise your Midway Business Here Bonnie Shockley Instructor Classes Saturday 9 a.m, Guests WelCome Fall Schedule To Be Announced Soon "--CENTER -- Rt. 1 behind Midway Shopping Center Rehoboth Beach, DE (tRY It)Y LOW II'11G$ & COORS LIGHT 30 PK, ,14,49 POPOY & GORDON'S VODKA 1.75L...10,49 WINDSOR 1.75L ................. ,.11.99 WALNUT CREST 1.5L MERLOT ....... 7.99 SUTTER HOME 1.5L WHITE ZIH ....... 6,99 CHOOSE FROMIOUR EXPANDING SELECTION OF OVER 550 FINE DOMESTIC AND IMPORTED WINES LOCATED ON RT. 1, MIDWAY SHOPPING CENTER BETWEEN GOFF'S MARKET AND MOVIES 302-645-6804 Local checks, VIS/ulWIC welc