Following the traditions of the Athenaeum’s founding families, St. Benno and his goat, Herr Bock, will officially tap the keg with the ceremonial chugging of two beers at St. Benno Fest. The fest begins at 7 p.m. on April 28 in the Athenaeum Auditorium and Benno and Herr Bock will arrive at 7:45 p.m. Party and dance with Polkamotion and then get your yodel on with St. Benno in the yodel contest at 9 p.m.!
Tickets are $5 in advance here and $10 at the door and a la carte food will be provided by The Rathskeller. Patrons will also have the opportunity to purchase commemorative, engraved Athenaeum bricks for $200. All proceeds from this fundraising event benefit the care and maintenance of the Historic Athenaeum.
See you there!