BUCKHANNON, West Virginia – West Virginia Wesleyan College is holding an Oktoberfest Dinner Party on Tuesday, September 26, 2023 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on the Benedum Campus Center plaza. The event will kick off a slate of celebrations in honor of the inauguration of the College’s 20th president, Dr. James H. Moore.

The dinner party will feature German food prepared by Aladdin Food Services and traditional music by the Edelweiss Band, sponsored by Arts Alive!  The menu includes: Wiener Schnitzel (breaded pork cutlet), Brats, German Potato Pancakes, green beans, sautéed cabbage, Spaetzle, salad, pretzels with cheese, hot rolls, apple strudel, German chocolate cake, and more.

West Virginia Wesleyan invites the community to join in the inauguration festivities and attend Oktoberfest.  Dinner is $12 per person and open to the public (cash only, please, and exact change is appreciated).  In the event of rain, Oktoberfest will be held in the French A. See Dining Center of the Benedum Campus Center.

West Virginia Wesleyan College (WVWC) is a private, four-year residential liberal arts and sciences college in Buckhannon, West Virginia. A tradition of excellence for more than 130 years, West Virginia Wesleyan is home to 14 Fulbright Scholars. The Princeton Review ranked Wesleyan as one of its 2023 Best Colleges in the Southeastern Region of the United States. U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-2023 Best College Rankings designated Wesleyan seventh in Best Value – Regional Universities (South). WVWC offers students more than 50 majors and 40 minors; graduate programs in athletic training, business administration, creative writing, nursing and clinical mental health counseling; 20 NCAA Division II athletic programs; multiple performing arts groups; and more than 50 organizations. Founded in 1890, the College is closely affiliated with the United Methodist Church and abides by the Wesley doctrine that emphasizes service to others. For more information, visit wvwc.edu.