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Great food and entertainment is one of the things that makes the Mad Pretzel Challenge a unique and memorable event.  Take advantage of the numerous food and entertainment choices during the weekend.  

Food Choices at Gemuetlichkeit Days

Jefferson Chamber of Commerce

Menu usually includes:

Funnel Cakes
Shredded Pork Sandwiches
Brats and Hot Dogs
Potato Pancakes
German Potato Salad
Apple Struedel and German Chocolate Cake
Coffee, Soda and Water

Radtke’s BonTon Bakery

Menu usually includes:

Rueben on hoopensacher rye bread
Brat kabobs with or without sauerkraut
Black Forest shaved ham on a Kaiser roll
Gourmet chicken salad wrap
Beer Barrel Chicken Breast Plate (chicken breast, German potato salad
German red cabbage, hoopensacher rye bread and butter)
Cream of potato and bacon soup
Turkey dumpling soup
German chocolate cake
Black forest cake
Apple pie squares
Apple struedel
German potato salad
Different flavored fresh popped popcorn 

Coffee, soda and water
Misc treats
Saturday Special: 8:00 to 11:00am: Fresh apple, and plum kuchen, bee hive coffee cake, rolls and donuts
coffee, milk and juice.

Hoffman’s Nut Company

Nut delites including cinnamon roasted almonds, pecans and cashews. They taste as good as they smell

Brickhaus Cafe 

 Menu is being finalized.  Please check back later.

Zepka Concessions

Elephant Ears, funnel cakes, deep fried Twinkies, raspberry Zingers, Oreo cookies, Snickers and Ding Dongs

Ziggy’s Concessions

Cotton Candy, Sno-Cones, candy, funnel cakes and much more.

Entertainment – Gemuetlichkeit Days Music


Friday, September 13th:

6:30 to 10:30 Mike Schneider Band

Saturday, September 14th:

1:00 to 2:00 Polka Hop Lessons by the Wis. Polka Booster Club

6:30 to 10:30 Kenny Brandt and Jimmy Monsen Bands

Sunday, September 15th:

3:00 to 6:00 The Jimmy Hartwig Band


Friday, September 13th:

5:00 to 6:30 Art and Sue Oswald

6:30  to 10:30   The Freistadt Alte Kameraden Band                                                                                                                                                                   

Saturday, September 14th:

2:30 to 6:30 Zweifel Bros.

7:30 to 11:30 Madison County 

Sunday, September 15th:

1:00 to 3:00 Art and Sue Oswald

3:00 to 7:00 Steve Meisner