"Over in Paducah from October 19 – 21 at the Maiden Alley Oktoberfest, you can dive into a Bavarian-themed food spread provided by Kirchhoff’s Bakery, and a variety of local and regional brews at the 8th annual Maiden Alley Oktoberfest. While you indulge, enjoy a lineup of truly unique musical acts, and shop local and regional artisans. Saturday’s event will also feature a Wiener dog race to kick off the celebration!  $20 registration fee includes a costume for your pup! Start the weekend at the famous Beer Dinner featuring a 4-course German inspired dinner including beer pairings from Dry Ground Brewing Company, and round out the weekend with Sunday brunch at Paducah Beer Werks featuring a Bloody Mary bar with all the fixin’s."

By Dan Blacharski, The Vivant

Get the rundown on Oktoberfest in Paducah and other American cities here!