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Celebrate Swiss Independence Day at Volksfest

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NEW GLARUS (WKOW) -- If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend you may want to head over to New Glarus to celebrate Swiss Independence Day.

The celebration will be held, Sunday, August 7 at the Tell Shooting Park in New Glarus.

Entertainment includes choral folklore music, yodeling, flag throwing, thalerschwingen, alphorn playing, and accordion music.  The Volksfest program runs from 1:00pm to 3:30pm.

Tickets are $5.00 for general admission. Children under the age of 12 are free.

On Thursday, the Wake Up Wisconsin team was treated to a preview of the event.

If you would like to learn more about Volksfest click here.

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