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German American Festival in Franklin Square

German dance group Schlierachtaler Stamm perform Bavarian folk

German dance group Schlierachtaler Stamm perform Bavarian folk dance at the 129th German American Festival in Franklin Square. (July 15, 2012) Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

More than 1,000 people attended the 129th German American Festival at Plattduetsche Park in Franklin Square.

German dance group SchlierachtalerStamm perform bavarian folk dance
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

German dance group SchlierachtalerStamm perform bavarian folk dance at the 129th German American Festival in Franklin Square. (July 15, 2012)

Heimat Klange performs live German music at the
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

Heimat Klange performs live German music at the 129th German American Festival in Franklin Square. (July 15, 2012)

Kristina Kren, 23, of Glendale enjoys a grilled
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

Kristina Kren, 23, of Glendale enjoys a grilled bratwurst on a bun at the 129th German American Festival in Franklin Square. (July 15, 2012)

Kaileen Dunn, of Merrick, with a potato pancake
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

Kaileen Dunn, of Merrick, with a potato pancake at the 129th German American Festival in Franklin Square. (July 15, 2012)

Deborah Neumann, of Farmingdale, enjoys a cup of
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

Deborah Neumann, of Farmingdale, enjoys a cup of beer at the 129th German American Festival in Franklin Square. (July 15, 2012)

Madeline Bauer has fun with a German cutout
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

Madeline Bauer has fun with a German cutout board at the 129th German American Festival in Franklin Square. (July 15, 2012)

From left, Cindy Rom, 21, of Glendale; Brittany
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

From left, Cindy Rom, 21, of Glendale; Brittany Mueller, 19, of Dix Hills; Dorothy Ann Neubauer, 19, of Middle Village; Kristina Kren, 23, of Glendale; and Christina Rom, 24, of Glendale, at the 129th German American Festival in Franklin Square. (July 15, 2012)

Tom Schneider, of Middle Village, spins Kristina Kren,
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

Tom Schneider, of Middle Village, spins Kristina Kren, 23, of Glendale at the 129th German American Festival in Franklin Square. (July 15, 2012)

Arthur Albro, of Garden City ,enjoys beer at
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

Arthur Albro, of Garden City ,enjoys beer at the 129th German American Festival in Franklin Square. (July 15, 2012)

Hans Henke, of Floral Park, holds up smoked
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

Hans Henke, of Floral Park, holds up smoked eels at the 129th German American Festival in Franklin Square. (July 15, 2012)

German dance group SchlierachtalerStamm perform bavarian folk dance
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

German dance group SchlierachtalerStamm perform bavarian folk dance at the 129th German American Festival in Franklin Square. (July 15, 2012)

German dance group Schlierachtaler Stamm perform Bavarian folk
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

German dance group Schlierachtaler Stamm perform Bavarian folk dance at the 129th German American Festival in Franklin Square. (July 15, 2012)

From left, Plattduetsche Volksfest Vereen President Kai Bauer,
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

From left, Plattduetsche Volksfest Vereen President Kai Bauer, Chairman Heinz Buck and Vice President Helga Minderjahn at the 129th German American Festival in Franklin Square. (July 15, 2012)

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