Martina Baltrun and Katarina Urbschat enjoy soft pretzels at German Oktoberfest party.

Members and friends of the local German community got together at Espace St. Michael on Sunday evening to celebrate Oktoberfest with good food, drink and music. Sauerkraut and sausages with lots of hot mustard were served and the Boulangerie Bretzel from Thetford Mines offered pretzels and other German breads and desserts.