By Peggy Mackenzie

Oktoberfest at Montwell Commons, Sunday, Oct. 9, 3 to 7 p.m.

Oktoberfest at Montwell Commons on Sunday, Oct. 6, 3 to 7 p.m. in the Gwen Clingman Center in the middle of the Commons. This event was created as a special fall family event with fun and activities for everyone, even the smallest member of your family. As the first annual Oktoberfest at Montwell Commons, the organizers hope to heighten the public’s awareness of the many facilities now in place at the Commons and share with the community an afternoon and evening together enjoying fun-filled activities in downtown Lewisburg.

Running from 3 to 5 p.m., youngsters are invited to join in games and kids contests, face painting and races, like egg on a spoon, and folk dancing with Beth White. Bee hive exhibits and local honey are also on the agenda, and if you have apples you’d like pressed for cider, plan to bring them along for Cliff Baker to crush in his cider press.

Let’s not forget the food … and the beer. Apple cider, pretzels, potato salad, brats, strudel and more are offered, plus four great brews will be on tap. (For brew…

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