October is by far my favorite month; leaves start to change, weather gets a bit cooler, pumpkins and of course, Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest is a 16 day beer festival that is held annually in Munich, Germany but there are local celebrations all over the world.
This year, Marin towns will hold their own version of Oktoberfest featuring beer tastings, local cuisine, music and fun for the whole family:
Sunday October 13 from 12pm-5pm
Tasting admission is $20, which includes a commemorative glass mug General admission without tasting is $5
Tamalpais Community Center
Saturday, Oct 6 from 3:00pm-9:00pm
Celebrating in the tradition of Munich, Bavaria's famed festival, Tam Valley's colorful, Oktoberfest celebration is a community event which will include music by Deutscher Musikverein of San Francisco, dancing and mouth-watering, savory, German food and beer. Wear your lederhosen and join in this family fun event.
Oktoberfest Dinner Entertainment
Saturday, Oct 6 from 6:00pm-9:00pm
St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, Sausalito, CA
Three course gourmet German meal, served by dancing waiters, OomPah band, Irish Tenor (Lamplighters San Fran), Dancing, singing. great raffle prizes. Hall converted to authentic German Beergarden, Spaten Keg Beer, Jagermeister.
Saturday October 13 from 11am-6pm
Beer Tasting: $25 in advance, $30 day of event