Sunday, September 27, 2020


Julie McCarl

Haldeman's "OOM-Pah" Boys

Thomas Mudrick


All day

All ages welcome

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For live music at Fir Grove Grill, please sit at designated tables only and maintain social distancing at all times; no personal chairs or blankets.

About Oktoberfest



Oktoberfest means celebration and beer - even in a socially distanced world - so we're serving up tasty German-style specials, plenty of beer, and live music as a backdrop to it all!

Live Music at Fir Grove Grill

Please sit at designated tables only and maintain social distancing at all times; no personal chairs or blankets.

Julie McCarl 3 - 4:30 pm
Haldeman's Oom-pah Boys 4:30 - 6 pm
Thomas Mudrick 6 - 8 pm

And for folks celebrating at home, we've got a taste of Germany to go:

• Terminator Stout Kielbasa
• Hammerhead Ale Bratwurst
• Pint of Kümmel Kraut
• German Brown Mustard
• And of course, beer in cans or growlers to go!

McMenmins Kümmel Kraut
Bubbling away in Grand Lodge's Fermentation Chamber, you'll find all kinds of delicious concoctions, one of which is our Kümmel Kraut, made specially for Oktoberfest. We add caraway -a native to Germany - to classic kraut for a delicious pairing with German-style sausages. And it's good for you!

About Julie McCarl

Eclectic blues/cajun/anything

Julie McCarl

Julie McCarl has worked as a professional musician wearing many hats since age 18.  Starting her career at the top, of a mountain that is...Timberline Lodge...she sang with a jazz group for many years and also formed many "folk groups" throughout the years.  Her mentor, Mr. Richard Kohnstamm produced an album called simply "Julie" and it was sold at Timberline.  She has self-produced other albums..."Sweet Dreams and Lullabies".. and co-produced with Pat Schweibert a project called "Momma".  She wrote several of the songs on that album. 

She had the wonderful opportunity to go to Japan and sing there for 3 months in Toyonaka, outside Osaka and then to travel to Okinawa for a two month stint at the Manza Beach Resort with her daughter Shannon, who joined her in singing and experiencing the culture!

She has taught music lessons....and studied music....the whole time, feeling that music is definitely a gift to be shared in as many ways as possible....the world seems to need more harmony than ever!!!  Currently she works at the Portland Waldorf School accompanying the Eurhythmy classes and teaches private lessons and plays with a wonderful group called "Bodacious" eclectic blues/Cajun/anything goes group!  They have just finished producing their first CD called "Love's De' Bottom Line"

She also continues to work as a single, playing piano and guitar, singing...and writing tunes and hoping for a more peaceful world!


About Haldeman's "OOM-Pah" Boys

Toe-tapping German ensemble

Haldeman's "OOM-Pah" Boys

For over twenty-five years, Lynn Haldeman has been performing in the greater Portland area. Lynn's sound reflects his reputation as "The Sweetest Accordion in Oregon." Whether playing toe-tapping music in the Lawrence Welk style on his accordion, or with his fully costumed German "oom-pah" ensemble of accordion, clarinet and tuba; Haldeman's audiences of every age stay completely entertained. Known for their sing-a-longs and audience requests, the band adds of a fun musical touch to any event.



About Thomas Mudrick

Psych rock, world music

Thomas Mudrick


Thomas Mudrick has been entertaining the Portland and Willamette Valley music scene with his Psychedelic sounds for over 10 years.  This multi-talented musician brings together the diversity of world music with American Psych Rock roots. Add in beatboxing rhythms, Mongolian throat-singing, native american flute or harmonica, all while reproducing natural sounds like whales, the breath of wind,  - and the mesmerizing, "shoegaze"-influenced psychedelic guitar and you have a musical eclecticism that keep his faithful followers always coming back for more.