The Annual German-Acadian Coast Historical and Genealogical Society Oktoberfest takes place each October in place of the monthly meeting.  The Oktoberfest dinner begins with a socializing and visiting so members and their guests can mingle with one another.  We will have a silent auction of many genealogical books (many out of print).  Later, the President of the GACHGS will make a few opening comments and a meal is served.  At this time the featured Guest Speaker will make a presentation.  After luncheon, we'll have a closing presentation and announcement of silent auction winners.

The 2018 Oktoberfest will be held at the Westbank Reception Hall in Vacherie on Saturday, October 20, 2018.  Our guest speakers will be Dr. Philip Fabacher and his topic is "Germans of Robert's Cove, Louisiana" and Norman Marmillion with his topic of "Royal Lineages of German Coast Families"

St. James Parish Reception Hall (West Bank Reception Hall)
2455 Highway 18 (River Road)
Vacherie, Louisiana 70090

Saturday, October 20, 2018

9:30 AM Doors Open, Registration & Silent Auction Begins
10:00 AM Presenation of Philip Fabacher
11:00 AM Luncheon
12:15 PM Silent Auction Ends
12:15 PM Presentation of Norman Marmillion
12:45 PM Silent Auction Reveal

Cost:  $25 per person

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Pot Roast

German Potato Salad

Buttered Rice

Petit Pois


Black Forest Chocolate Cake

Choice of Tea/Water and Coffee w/Dessert


Make Checks Payable to "GACHGS" and send payment to:

GACHGS Oktoberfest
PO BOX 3086
LaPlace, LA 70069



Click on Links below for Photos and Stories of past dinners


Octoberfest 2011

Octoberfest 2010

Oktoberfest 2009

Octoberfest 2008


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