St. Mary’s Church in Alton will once again host its annual parish anniversary celebration this weekend.   Oktoberfest 2016 features food and drink, music, games, auctions and the anniversary Mass in the Grass at Garfield Park on Sunday.  Festivities kick off this evening at 6:00.

Carolyn Simansky is the public relations committee chair and says tonight should be fun for the grown ups  

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Hours Saturday are 1-11pm then Sunday’s Mass is at 11am with the opening of grounds to follow until 10pm.  For a complete rundown of the times and events for Oktoberfest, go to the PODCASTS tab for the full interview or


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