Happening in Hermann
Saturday and Sunday, March 22-23.
The 35th Annual Hermann Wurstfest will be a celebration of all things sausage. There will be sausage to sample and buy, statewide contests for amateur and professional sausage makers, German music and dancing and the ever-popular Wiener Dog Derby.
Friday and Saturday, April 4-5. Deutschheim State Historic Site presents a musical weekend, featuring compositions by William H. Pommer, a descendant of one of Hermann’s founding families. For information about this free event call 573-486-2200.
Saturday and Sunday, April 5-6. Cyclists tackle a two-day gravel challenge. Five courses totalling more than 200 miles wind through the beautiful countryside around Hermann. Events begin and end at Stone Hill Winery.
Saturday, April 19. Top dealers from around the Midwest display their wares at the Festhalle, Hofgarten and Mill. Sponsored by Hermannhof Winery.
April 25-26. Hundreds of Shelby Mustang owners and enthusiasts from around the country rally in Hermann.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 16-18. Hermann’s annual Maifest, always the third weekend of May, is an old-fashioned celebration of spring, with German music, dancing and food, parades, crafters, Maypole dancers, children’s games, a carnival and beer gardens.