Oaklands celebrates Oktoberfest

The one-day festival incorporates traditions from Munich and Bavaria, Germany

German beer, music and food is the focus of Oktoberfest, and this Saturday (Oct. 4), Oaklands Community Centre is joining in on the festivities.

The one-day festival incorporates traditions from Munich and Bavaria, Germany, including locally sourced bratwurst and sauerkraut.

To wash down the food, Hoyne Brewing Company will be serving a variety of their local craft beers. Providing the entertainment for the evening will be musical acts such as Martin Hergt, a world-renowned accordion player, and a modern Bavarian instrumental combo band.

The event is at Oaklands Community Centre at 1-2827 Belmont Ave. from 3 to 9 p.m.

Tickets are $20 and include one beer, a bratwurst meal and the live entertainment. Tickets will only be sold up until Friday at 5 p.m., and can be bought at eventbrite.com or by calling the community centre at 250-37-9101.