Wilson Bank & Trust to add football flavor, more family fun to Oktoberfest

Staff Reports • Oct 11, 2018 at 10:08 PM

Take amped-up tailgating, classic automobiles and loads of family fun, plus opportunities to help the hungry and stay healthy, and it’s a taste of what Oktoberfest will be like Oct. 20-21 at Wilson Bank & Trust.

On Oct. 20, a new Fan Zone near the Clemons-Richerson Operations Center will allow guests to keep up with the day’s college football action on a 65-inch television screen while visitors enjoy free refreshments and access to a variety of fair-food concessions. From 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., Lowe’s and Home Depot will provide special projects that children can create with a parent like pumpkin decorating or birdhouse building.

Lots of other fun is in store throughout the weekend. Attractions for all ages will range from inflatables and craft avendors to live entertainment. At the event welcome centers, visitors will be invited to bring canned goods to donate to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee as Wilson Bank & Trust kicks off the Ms. Cheap Penny Drive. Inside the bank, quilt and photography show entries will be displayed, and Santa will make an early appearance in a Christmas-themed area. From noon until 4 p.m. both days, Gibbs Pharmacy will offer $30 flu shots.

Oct. 21 will feature the annual Oktoberfest Antique Car Show, one of the largest classic automobile displays in region.  

Admission to Oktoberfest is free, though tickets or entry fees apply to some activities. The event will take place at the Wilson Bank & Trust main office in at 623 W. Main St. in Lebanon. Event hours will be Oct. 20 from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Wilson Bank & Trust, a member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender, is an independent, locally owned bank established in 1987 to provide personal and professional service in a hometown setting. One of the top banks in the South in stability, products, technology, growth and earnings, the bank currently operates 27 full-service offices in eight Middle Tennessee counties and offers a full range of financial products that include secondary market mortgage loans and mobile and online banking services.

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