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30-year anniversary of Scappoose Sauerkraut Festival draws a crowd, numerous activities held for attendees



The Sauerkraut Festival celebrated its 30-year anniversary when the event was held on Saturday, Sept. 15. The event had been a hiatus for several years, but was reorganized this year to celebrate the milestone. The event included vendor sales, book sales, cabbage bowling, the famous Scappoose Sandwich, live music and more.

PMG PHOTO: STEVE BRANDON - Numerous events and activities were lined for children to enjoy during the 30-year anniversary of the Scappoose Sauerkraut Festival, including a festival staple: cabbage bowling.PMG PHOTO: NICOLE THILL-PACHECO - From left to right volunteers with the Scappoose Community Club, Angela Hammond, Margaret Magruder, Brian Rosenthal, and Rex Cross, work on putting together a plate of food for customer with a famous Sauerkraut Sandwich.  Many hungry event goers waited in a long line to the get sandwich combo for $8, and the club sold out of the sandwiches by early afternoon. PMG PHOTO: ANNA DEL SAVIO - The Big River Big Band, which formed last year, performed at the Sauerkraut Festival with a guest singer.PMG PHOTO: STEVE BRANDON - Hungry event attendees hold up their decked out Famous Scappoose Sandwiches featuring a grilled Octoberfest Sausage on a bun topped with sauerkraut, tomatoes and lettuce. PMG PHOTO: STEVE BRANDON - Numerous events and activities were lined for children to enjoy during the 30-year anniversary of the Scappoose Sauerkraut Festival, including a festival staple: cabbage bowling.PMG PHOTO: NICOLE THILL-PACHECO - A long line forms for the famous Scappoose Sandwich being sold by the Scappoose Community Club. Other food vendors were also on site to offer attendees a variety of foods to sample and munch on throughout the day. PMG PHOTO: NICOLE THILL-PACHECO - Kaitlin Dahla carefully paints the letters BFF on the cheek of 10-year-old Samanth Lampman. Members of the Scappoose Youth Basketball program were offering face painting as a fundraiser during the event.  PMG PHOTO: ANNA DEL SAVIO - Visitors sit in Heritage Park, near food vendors and the gazebo where live music was performed.PMG PHOTO: NICOLE THILL-PACHECO - Sen. Betsy Johnson, D-Scappoose, helps a customer at the Scappoose Community Club's booth where volunteers were selling the famous Scappoose Sandwiches.PMG PHOTO: NICOLE THILL-PACHECO - The Friends of the Scappoose Public Library hosted a book sale during the Sauerkraut Festival and invited people to purchase books, DVDs games and more for low prices.PMG PHOTO: NICOLE THILL-PACHECO - Volunteers with the Scappoose Community Club help prepare plates of food for customers during the Sauerkraut Festival.PMG PHOTO: ANNA DEL SAVIO - Jenna Reineking and Nick Patton, Tumblewheel Studios co-founders, lead participants in themed art projects at the Sauerkraut Festival. The arts nonprofit led different projects throughout the day, including making faces on cabbage heads and printmaking.


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