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27-28 Sep 13 - Oktoberfest in Helen, GA

RSVPs: Last updated 28 Mar 2013

Jim Liptak '77
Tina (Rash) Liptak '77
Dave Barton '78
Jim "Jammer" McLean '78 (plus wife Betsy)
Diane "Dino" (Westrom) Allen '79 (plus husband Mike)


This is Diane "Dino" (Westrom) Allen '79. I am going to host a gathering in Helen, GA on Sept 27th and 28th. I have rented a cabin that sleeps 12 and have the option to rent the one next to it while available. Sleeps additional 5.

This will be Oktoberfest in Helen. The Cost will be $75.00 pppn First come basis. The Lodge/Cabin has 6 bedrooms-4 king beds w private baths 1 queen w private bath and one bunk room w bath, single? I'm thinking slumber party!!. If there is enough interest we have the option of another cabin. Plus lots of local hotels and rentals available. If anyone wants to come for just one nite let me know which nite, Friday or Saturday. We will try and fill up for both night's to keep our cost down if possible.

The $75.00 will get you your room plus - Breakfast both Saturday the 27th and Sunday the 28th. With coffee, juice, fresh German pastries and Broetchen and eggs and meat! Dinner Friday nite will be a cookout at the lodge with Great Food, Oktoberfest beer Brewed by Strawn Brewing in Fairburn GA, Jagermeister, Schnapps and Much more! Lunch on Saturday will be German breads baked local and lunch meat Cheese plate with fresh fruit and salad, and more beer! If we fill up at the lodge and cabin and others want to get a local room and just come for the meals-just let us know about how many and you can just pitch in whatever you think is fair! Cabin Cleaning is included in this also.

We will meet in Helen Friday the 27th around noon at King Ludwig's Beer Garden in Downtown Helen. We will drink Beer and have lunch and maybe do some sightseeing and shopping until 4, Check in at the Lodge to get situated into rooms, they will be first arrive first pick basis! We will have a cookout and Beer, There is a hot tub at the Lodge so bring your suit, pool tables, foosball, darts and other games. A great outdoor fire pit! Just relax and enjoy the Mountains in GA. Also, the Festehalle will be open if anyone wants to go!

Saturday after breakfast we will be going on some excursions! Ruby falls is a great state park with hiking and water falls, just a short 5 miles drive away. Cost is 3.00 pp to enter park. Lunch at the lodge for whoever wants to join in. I'm thinking a winery tour after lunch, about 5 min drive up the road and then we can all meet at the Goofy Rooster Corn maze to get lost while we are all a little tipsy! Just a 2 mile drive up the road! Around 4pm or so- cost is 8.00 pp There are lots of shops and eateries in Helen so you can explore or join us! We will meet back at the Lodge to get Dressed in our German apparel and head to the Festehalle at around 6pm for Beer and Great German food! Cost is 9.00 pp to enter, food and drink extra. We will have our Hot tub, Beer and beds waiting for us at the lodge!

Sunday morning recovery will be breakfast and Goodbye! Check out is 11am--I will be working on a late checkout!!

Helen is a 1&1/2 hour drive from Atlanta
2 hours from Greenville, SC
3 hours from Chattanooga, TN

Web site for Eagles Eye Lodge is - pinnaclecabinrental.com - cabin w 6 bdrms
Helen is - HelenGA.org

We will be driving up on Friday at 10am. We would love to have anyone come stay if you want to fly into Atlanta Thursday nite or Friday morning. We can drop you back off at the ATL airport after 2 on Sunday. Or come early and stay a few days!!

Looking forward to seeing everyone that can make it!

Diane Westrom- Allen Phone # 678-977-7933

Dino '79 e-mail

Please R.S.V.P --- A.S.A.P !!!! Call me or send an e-mail.

Jim Liptak '77

Jim "Jammer" McLean '78

Left to Right:
Diane "Dino" (Westrom) Allen '79 & Tina (Rash) Liptak '77

Left to Right:
Betsy McLean (wife of Jammer), Tina (Rash) Liptak '77 & Jim Liptak '77

Left to Right:
Mike Mock (Dino's husband) & Diane "Dino" (Westrom) Allen '79

Left to Right:
Jim "Jammer" McLean '78 and wife Betsy

Left to Right:
Kim (Graves) Bee '77