Ready for some beer, food and music in the German Oktoberfest tradition? Here are five events to check out:


Gunpowder Falls Brewing, a maker of German-style beer, will launch its Marzen beer at its Oktoberfest 2-7 p.m. Sept. 26. Traditional German food will be available for purchase. Enjoy games, music and Gemutlichkeit, which is a German word for a state of warmth, friendliness and good cheer. The brewery is located at 1556 Elm Drive, New Freedom. Visit


The National Watch and Clock Museum, 514 Poplar St., Columbia, is getting in on the Oktoberfest action with Clocktoberfest, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 26 featuring live music, children's activities, local food trucks and beer, including a special brew from Columbia Kettleworks. Timepiece enthusiasts can enjoy behind-the-scenes tours of the museum, have a clock or watch evaluated and shop horologica vendors. For details, visit

Glen Rocktoberfest

The Glen Rock Mill Inn will host its first ever outdoor music and beer festival 12-5 p.m. Oct. 3 at Ruins Hall, 50 Water St., Glen Rock. A day of live bands, food, drinks and local artisans will feature pumpkin beer, Oktoberfest beer and other seasonal beers from local breweries. For details visit


The Antique Auto Club Museum in Hershey will host themed foods, craft brews, wine and entertainment, 4-9 p.m. Oct. 7 to 9. Admission includes a buffet dinner, one drink ticket, museum entrance, and a tour of the storage facility for vehicles not on public display. Tickets are $45 per day or $120 for a three-day pass. The event coincides with the Eastern Division AACA National Fall Meet Week at the museum, 161 Museum Drive, Hershey. For details or tickets, visit


The beer and wine festival will include more than five dozen craft ales and lagers, 120 Pennsylvania wines, vendors, local food and live bands 12-6 p.m. Oct. 10 and 11 on the infield at the York Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Ave., York. Tickets are $15 to $40 at the gate, with $5 discounts online. For details or tickets, visit

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