Kolaches! The Field Trip

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Sausage, barbecued chicken, buttered potatoes, sauerkraut, sweet tea, polka music and kolaches! The East Bernard Kolache-Klobase Festival was already kicked into high gear when we got there at noon.

The Shiner Hobo Band was playing at the outdoor venue. Inside everyone was gearing up for The Vrazel's retirement concert. People had come from all over Texas to hear these rock stars of the polka world. I even saw a guy with a T-shirt from their triumphant Las Vegas performance several years back. Two accordions, button and keyboard. Enjoy the photos. – Jay Francis

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