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This Weekend's Our Shepherd Oktoberfest is Bigger Than Ever

"This is by far the best Oktoberfest line-up you will find anywhere in the area," said the event chairman for the Our Shepherd Lutheran Church's annual Oktoberfest, happening Friday-Sunday.

Wondering what to do with yourself this weekend? Don't dismay: check out today's Weekend Spotlight:

Our pick for today: Our Shepherd's Oktoberfest

  • When: Friday-Sunday
  • Where: Our Shepherd Lutheran Church
  • Cost: $5 for adults 21 and over
  • Why Go: Celebrate German food and music during the annual Our Shepherd Oktoberfest. This family-friendly event began as a simple way to celebrate all things German and has since blossomed into one of southeast Michigan's most authentic and best-attended Oktoberfests.

    "This is by far the best Oktoberfest line-up you will find anywhere in the area," said Franklin Dohanyos, event chairman. "We've worked hard to make this event very authentic and family-oriented, and have kept food and drink prices low so people can stay and enjoy it more. It's a fun time for all and it's also a gret way to do community outreach and share fellowship."

    All three days of Oktoberfest include German food, a selection of German beers and wine, carnival rides and games, and visits from various musicians and performers, including Herb Langegger on the accordian and the Bavarian Park Dancers.

Also happening this weekend:

  • Get a Taste of Winter at 4th Annual Rail Jam

Come back to Birmingham Patch on Wednesday for more weekend things to do in our Weekend Spotlight, or visit our events calendar.

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