OKTOBERFESTS AKRON AREA
German Family Society 40th Annual Oktoberfest — 5 p.m. to midnight Friday, 4 p.m. to midnight Saturday and noon to 7 p.m. Sunday at the German Family Society, 3871 Ranfield Road, Brimfield Township. $5 per person, age 12 and under free. For more information, call 330-678-8229.
Lorain Oktoberfest — Noon to 10 p.m. Saturday at Black River Landing, 421 Black River Lane, Lorain. Featuring Hank Haller and Fred Ziwich Bands, and entertainment by S.T.V. Bavaria Schuhplatter Champion Dancers. A selection of German/domestic beer and wine. An assortment of German/American foods and crafters. Admission $3. For more information, go to www.loraininternational.com.
34th Annual Cuyahoga Falls Oktoberfest — Sept 13-14 at the Falls River Square, Front Street, Cuyahoga Falls. Free admission. For more information, go to www.oktoberfestcfo.com.
Woosterfest — 5-11 p.m. Sept. 27-28 in downtown Wooster. Featuring fair food, kinderplatz, beirgarten, winegarten, arts & crafts vendors, beer stein race, farmers market, talent show and more. For more information, go to www.woosterchamber.com/EVENTS/Woosterfest.aspx.
Greek Oktoberfest — Oct. 3-5 at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 364 First St. SE, Massillon. Featuring Greek foods, beers and wines, vendors, church tours and more. Free admission.
OUTSIDE AKRON AREA
Columbus Oktoberfest — 5 p.m. to midnights Sept. 27, noon to midnight Sept. 28, and noon to 8 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Ohio Expo Center, Ohio State Fairgrounds, 717 E. 17th Ave., Columbus. Free admission. For more information, go to http://www.columbusoktoberfest.com.
37th Annual Boardman Rotary Okroberfest — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 29 at Boardman Township Park, 375 Boardman Poland Road. Admission $3. For more information, go to http://boardmanrotaryoktoberfest.org.
Wolf Creek/Pine Mill Grist Mill Oktoberfest — Noon to 11:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at Wolf Creek/Pine Mill, State Route 3, Loudonville. Admission $5. For more information, go to http://wolfcreekmill.org/events.html.
Donauschwaben’s Kulturgruppe Oktoberfest Fall Festival — 5 p.m. Oct. 19 at Lenau Park, 7370 Columbia Road, Olmsted Township. Admission $8. For more information, go to http://www.donauschwabencleveland.com/calendar/Oktoberfest-Fall-Festival-2?A=.