Who takes the crown for Sausage King or Queen? You decide when you vote at the 14th
annual Slovenian Sausage Festival, hosted by the National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall
of Fame, Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Your favorite polka bands and sausage-makers
converge at SNPJ Farm for eight hours of non-stop music and munching, from 12:00
to 8:00 p.m.
It’s polka music’s top sausage party! Dance to thirteen Cleveland-Style orchestras,
including Hall of Famer Fred Ziwich, the Button Box Divas, Anthony Culkar, Frank
Stanger, Aaron Dussing, the Western Pennsylvania SNPJ Button Box Club, the Summit
Button Boxers, Kathy Hlad, Ron Likovic, Patty C and the Guys, and the Button Box
Band of the Year, the Fairport Jammers. More bands to be announced.
Bring your accordion and jam along. Sample smoked Slovenian sausages from several
makers and then make your tastiest choice. More sausages, treats and refreshments
await you between musical numbers. The 2017 Klobasa Crown is presented at 7:00 p.m.
SNPJ Farm is at 10946 Heath Road in Kirtland, Ohio, off Chardon Road (Route 6), three
miles east of Route 306 and six miles west of Route 44. Get your advance ticket,
$10 through the Polka Hall of Fame, 605 East 222nd Street, Euclid, next to Euclid
City Hall. Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 11:00 to 4:00. $12 dollars,
day of event. 18 and under free. Call (216) 261-FAME. Online at Polkashop@aol.com.
Smoked Slovenian sausage rules at the 14th Annual Polka Hall of Fame Sausage Festival,
Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at SNPJ Farm, in Kirtland, Ohio.