the kirchweiht days were enriched with entertainment and fun. In the packed Filialkirche st. Andreas first celebrated the consecration day of the church with the faithful.
the summer temperatures aroused great interest among locals and guests, which also pleased the two brewery restaurants.
Once again, the fire department association, under the direction of its chairman robert scherer, had made all the preparations for the erection of the kirchweih tree. there was applause at the village square when the men of the fire department, accompanied by the wiesen brass band, marched in with the kirchweih tree.
17 meter high church fair tree
the men erected the 17-meter-high tree in a short time using appropriate hand tools.
The subsequent get-together with musical accompaniment from the brass band was very popular.
Ideal weather conditions were found for the seven pairings that competed against each other in the fishing contest on Saturday afternoon at the wiesner worthsee lake. A large crowd of spectators had formed on the western shore of the lake, and the organizers, the "eierbergfreunde" (friends of the eierberg), were very pleased about it , pleased.
Karl-heinz jager commented
wolfgang jager was responsible for the running and organization of the fishing tournament, while his brother karl-heinz once again commented on the duels with charm and wit on the microphone.
Some of the competing teams were in costume. Teams of men and women also competed against each other in the stakes. A naming was obligatory: "fathers 2013, "BALLER." or "fighting devils, to name just a few. In the finale, the boat of the "ballers" kicked in – stecher marco thomann, boatmaster mike hensel – against the boat "king lui – piercer felix schaller, boatman sebastian schell – an. After two or three duels, as required by the rules, felix schaller led his boat to victory.
thanks for the support
stammtisch chairman werner baumann performed the award ceremony. He also thanked SuC coburg for providing the boats and the DLRG bad staffelstein for taking over the safety watch on the lake.
pastor rudolf scharf was able to welcome many believers to the festive service on sunday morning in the andreas church. At the end of the mass, the clergyman thanked the local brass band, led by peter schober, for helping to organize the service.
on sunday afternoon, the altmain stadium was the center of attraction for soccer fans. The youth groups from marktgraitz and wiesen competed in the competition.