Should Lansing festival be true to village's heritage?

2013-10-24T00:00:00Z 2013-10-30T18:07:14Z Should Lansing festival be true to village's heritage? nwitimes.com
October 24, 2013 12:00 am

Correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't Lansing at one time celebrate "Oktoberfest" like many other communities in this area?

So now we have "Autumn Fest" instead.

But if you want to celebrate "Autumn Fest" please delete the word "Fest" and use words like "Festival," "Fiesta" or any other substitution just so as not to make it sound German? It seems other cultures celebrate their special occasions, too.

Again, correct me if I'm wrong, but wasn't this town originally settled by German and Dutch immigrants?

Just asking.

- Ellen Salinas, Lansing

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