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Mount Lemmon offers a blend of colorful autumn leaves and the German tradition of Oktoberfest.
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Celebrate Oktoberfest from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 13 at Mount Lemmon Ski Valley, 10300 Ski Run Road.
Karen Nelson Simpson, center, dances with Las Flamencistas during the eighth annual Tucson Oktoberfest. The charitable event has been canceled this year because of a lack of funds. The Optimist Club, which sponsors the event, hopes to revive it for 2014.
This year's annual Tucson Oktoberfest, which was moving from Hi Corbett Field to Rillito Downs, has been canceled, organizers say.
Matt Cotten plays with his children Lucy, 9, and Henry, 3, on the grassy slopes at the annual Mount Lemmon Ski Valley Oktoberfest. The event features live music from The Musikmeisters and traditional German food such as bratwurst, warm potato salad, warm sauerkraut, warm red cabbage and beer…
Buddy and Nancy McDonald dance a waltz as they pass by The Musikmeisters. The Tucson band performs traditional Oktoberfest-style music wearing traditional Bavarian dress. The group encourages dancing.
Tim Barley and his daughter Belen take a ride on the ski lift. The lift operates during Oktoberfest and costs $9 for adults, $6 for teens and $5 for ages 12-4. It is free for those younger than 4.
Tim Stewart cooks up some bratwurst. Prices range from $10 for a bratwurst sandwich to $12 for a deluxe plate.
People gather to enjoy the festivities. FYI to pet owners: Dogs aren't allowed at the festival.
Chloe O'Hair, 4, takes part in the hula hoop contest. The fest features a jump-rope and pop-a-balloon contest, too.
This is the last day to go to Tucson Oktoberfest at Hi Corbett Field, 3400 E. Camino Campestre.
Crowds gather for music, food, sunshine and all things Bavarian
at this year's annual Mount Lemmon Oktoberfest at Ski Valley,
Tucson's version of the Alps. You'll probably see a few folks
wearing lederhosen, too.
It takes grills and grills of brats to feed the hungry
Oktoberfest revelers atop Mount Lemmon. German food complements the
weekends filled with music and, of course, beer.
Four-year-old Bria Kelly dances to music performed by Roxanna
Baker on accordion, left, and John F. Prokop on the tuba.