Oktoberfest comes to Manchester

Bratwurst, sauerkraut and beer, Oktoberfest is here! On Saturday, September 8, 12-6 p.m. at McIntyre Ski Area, Manchester. A $20 ticket gets you a stein and a beer token. Nine breweries, including Milly's, Martha's Exchange, Peaks Organic and Red Hook will be pouring $3 drafts. Restaurants will be on hand with a menu of hearty eats- like the Red Arrow Diner serving their award winning chili and macaroni and cheese, the Inn at Danbury will be serving bratwurst and potato salad, and Rita Mae's will serve chicken and steak kebobs. There will also be a cart vendor with classic fair food- fried dough, pretzels, hotdogs and such and King Ludwig's Bavarian Band providing the tunes. All proceeds from the event directly benefit the NH Foodbank. Get tickets on line at www.nhfoodbank.org, or at 62 West Brook St., Manchester 669-9725.