Gardner-Webb Invites the Community to Enjoy Octoberfest 2011

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Annual Fall Festival Offers Fun for the Whole Family

octoberfestBOILING SPRINGS, N.C. — Calling all kids!  The community is invited to attend Octoberfest 2011 at Gardner-Webb University, a free fall festival that offers fun for the whole family, on Thursday, Oct. 27 from 6:30-8:30pm at Gardner-Webb’s Lutz-Yelton Convocation Center (LYCC).

Octoberfest features games, crafts, prizes, and, of course, candy for children of all ages to enjoy.  Gardner-Webb students, faculty and staff also dress in costumes and sponsor family-friendly booths with a variety of activities.  Community members are encouraged to wear creative costumes, leave their inhibitions at the door, and enjoy a celebration of the fall season together with the Gardner-Webb family.

For more information about Octoberfest, contact Stephanie Richey at 704-406-2135 or atsrichey@gardner-webb.edu.

Octoberfest is sponsored by Gardner-Webb’s Office of Community Engagement.

Located in Boiling Springs, N.C., Gardner-Webb University was founded in 1905 and is home to over 4,300 students from 37 states and 21 foreign countries.  Gardner-Webb seeks a higher ground in higher education – one that embraces faith and intellectual freedom, balances conviction with compassion, and inspires in students a love of learning, service, and leadership.