Newman University to stage ‘Party on the Plaza-Oktoberfest’ to benefit student scholarships

Jul 28, 2011

Mark your calendars! Newman University will bring an authentic German festival to campus for its annual fundraising and social event with the “Party on the Plaza – Oktoberfest 2011.” The event will take place from 4:30 to 11:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 24 on Founders Plaza, just south of the De Mattias Fine Arts Center on the Newman campus.

Party on the Plaza - OktoberfestAmong the many activities scheduled for the evening are a ceremonial tapping of the keg by Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer and Newman President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D., German food and drink, a live and silent auction, and music by the Bucky Fowler Band.

The evening begins at 4:30 p.m. for those who wish to participate in the celebration of Sunday Vigil Mass in St. John’s Chapel on the Newman campus. Party on the Plaza activities begin at 5 p.m. and continue through the evening.

Reservations are required. Tickets for the entire evening are $100, $70 of which is tax-deductible. Tables of eight are also available for $700, $460 of which is tax-deductible.

All proceeds will benefit scholarships at Newman University.

To reserve tickets, contact [email protected], or call 316-942-4291, ext. 2228, or register online.