Dust off your Dirndl (ladies) and Lederhosen (gentlemen) and get ready to POLKA with Gary's Ridgeland Dutchmen band. Fireside Winery will celebrate the areas German heritage on the last Saturday of September - and Oktoberfest means Polka!
And for the POLKA newbies, we're offering FREE POLKA DANCE LESSONS at 6pm and 8pm.
In addition, we will be serving delicious MILLSTREAM BEER TONIGHT ONLY!
With dance lessons, wine and beer, there are no excuses not to be here !
Featuring the Wisconsin Polka Hall of Fame Band
: Gary's Ridgeland Dutchmen
We welcome fans of Oktoberfest and Polka to join us during our first
Fireside Oktoberfest. This amazing Hall of Fame Band will perform live
on our big stage (with plenty of room for dancing) the scenic grounds of
Fireside Winery. We encourage fun, dancing and welcome you, your
friends, and family to join us for our Harvest Celebration!
: P.H.A.T. Daddy's restaurant, a local favorite, will prepare
delicious German styled food ($15/pp). Appetizers will be available
until 5pm. (we ask you to refrain from bringing outside food and
beverages to Fireside Winery).
Knackwurst with Sauerkraut
Jagerschnitzel with Mushroom Sauce and Noodles
Warm Potato Salad
Green Bean Salad with Dill
: Ample seating areas are provided on the grounds and patio areas
of Fireside Winery. Come early for the best seats (seats may not be
reserved) around our three warm and inviting fire pits. We also
recommend bringing comfortable folding chairs and/or blankets.
About the Band
Gary's Ridgeland Dutchmen - "An award winning Polka/ Variety band from
Cashton, WI. Chosen as Wisconsin Polka Hall of Fame's Band of the Year
in 2003 and 2008, also Gary was inducted into the World Concertina
Congress Hall of Fame in 2008. Our CD, "25 Year's of Miles, Smiles and
Memories" won "Album of the Year" from Wisconsin Polka Music.com.
Just recently our latest CD, "Brueggen Down the House" picked up Variety
CD of the Year from 247polkaheaven.com and also the Polka America
The band plays a variety of Polka music including Dutchmen/German/Czech
style, Polish Style and Slovenian style along with a variety of country,
big band, swing, and 50's and 60's music.