It's all beers and brats over the next two weekends as breweries and taprooms across Southern Arizona put on their version of Germany's annual Oktoberfest celebrations.
Here is what's on tap:
Friday, Oct. 5 — Sunday, Oct. 7 — Ten55 Brewing and Sausage House
Ten55 is breaking in its brand new German beer house-themed digs downtown, at 110 E. Congress St., with a three-day Oktoberfest extravaganza, featuring Old World German beers, German cuisine, live music, a stein-holding contest and more.
Hours are 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. on Sunday.
Saturday, October 6 — Trail Dust Town, 6541 E. Tanque Verde Road
It's German hospitality meets Old West spirit at Trail Dust Town's annual Oktoberfest celebration, running from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, October 6.
Gerald received his journalism degree from the University of Maryland. He has been with the Star for 16 years and has covered a variety of beats. Currently, he divides his time between the presentation desk and as a member of the digital team.