Funfest for Air Cooled VW News
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All New 50/50 Drawing05/03/17
All new at Funfest for Air-Cooled VW is a 50/50 Raffle! Tickets can be purchased in advance at the MY Garage Museum and Retail Store or on-site during Funfest for Air-Cooled Volkswagen at the Information Booth!
Purchase one Raffle Ticket for $1.00 or six Raffle Tickets for $5.00. Winner will receive half of the total proceeds. Updates on the "pot" will be announced throughout the weekend.
The winning ticket will be drawn and announced on Saturday evening before the Drive-In Movie screening of "Herbie Fully Loaded" begins. Winner need not be present to win; must be 18 years or older to win.
Waterloo German Band05/02/17
Help us welcome the Waterloo German Band to the Small Funfest Stage on Saturday evening at 6:30pm. The band plays with a spirit of ability that only comes from loving what they do, adding true "Gemutlichkeit" to any occasion!
Dressed in traditional Bavarian fashion, the skilled musicians play on multiple unique, German instruments including the Alpine Horn, which guests will have the opportunity to try their hand at playing!
The Waterloo German Band will have you up out of your seats and dancing to get the night's festivities started!
Saturday Evening Menu Change!05/01/17
Instead of the usual Country Buffet, this year we will be serving an authentic German meal to fit our Volktoberfest theme. This year's Bavarian Buffet menu will feature German Pork Loin, Bratwurst, German style Red Potatoes, Sauerkraut, Glazed carrots, and Corn Bread with Cherry and Apple Strudel for dessert!
Saturday Night Drive-In Movie04/30/17
This year's Saturday evening entertainment will feature a Drive-In Movie screening of "Herbie Fully Loaded" at the Funfest Amphitheater!
All Funfest for Air-Cooled Volkswagen guests are invited to drive up or bring lawn chairs and blankets. Sound will be broadcast on loudspeakers and on an FM radio station.
We are so excited to share the Drive-In Movie screening of "Herbie Fully Loaded" with you!
Mid America Motorworks Welcomes The Big Idaho Potato to Funfest For Air-Cooled VW!03/02/17
The world’s largest potato on wheels is traveling across the country promoting Idaho’s most famous agricultural product, the Idaho® potato and will be making a stop in Effingham, IL during Funfest for Air-Cooled VW: Volktoberfest on Friday, June 2nd!
Through it's charitable program "A Big Helping" the Big Idaho Potato Truck will help raise awareness and funds for Harmony Playground, an Effingham, IL organization working to raise funds to build an inclusive playground that is accessible to all children, adults and veterans. Funfest for Air-Cooled VW guests can help Harmony Playground receive a $500.00 donation by simply signing the Big Idaho Potato's Signature Board.
The Big Idaho Potato Truck has become a big piece of pop-culture and Funfest for Air-Cooled VW guests will have the opportunity to check it out and even snap a photo with the six ton potato, on Friday, June 2nd.
Kick Off Funfest for Air Cooled VW!03/02/17
Help us kick off Funfest for Air-Cooled VW with the Friday Night Fun Run Road Tour & Welcome Fest! Join hundreds of water and Air-Cooled Volkswagen's for a cruise through scenic Effingham County.
The Fun Run Road Tour concludes as you parade through historic downtown Effingham, where VW enthusiasts welcome Funfest guests. The downtown party, known as Welcome Fest, is hosted by the Effingham Convention and Visitors Bureau, on the Effingham Courthouse square.
You'll enjoy food vendors, live entertainment, and a one-of-a-kind Volkswagen show. Stick around for a special Welcome from Mike Yager, the presentation of Celebrity Choice Awards, and the Effingham Mayor’s VW Award.