Off the Hill with Tricia Swenson: Helmut Fricker — Oktoberfest staple and master bookbinder

7th September, 2016 by

By Ross Leonhart

One could say it’s Oktoberfest season in the Vail Valley right now. Beaver Creek just wrapped up its annual Labor Day Oktoberfest event and now the celebrations will move upvalley. Lionshead will host the oompah hoopla Friday through Sunday and Vail Village will accommodate this crowd favorite the following weekend. One fixture that can be found at all of these events is Helmut Fricker. The German-born entertainer has been creating an atmosphere of Bavarian fun since he got to town during the early days of Vail. He can yodel, play the alpenhorn as well as the accordion, and he can …

Source:: Vail Daily Feed



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