Basin Harbor to hold Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest Celebration at Basin Harbor Resort will be held Oct. 24-25 at Basin Harbor Resort in Vergennes.

Friday evening events include a complimentary Cabot cheese and Vermont beer tasting at the Red Mill starting at 5 p.m. Enjoy dinner at the Red Mill including a host of Oktoberfest classics. At dusk, Basin Harbor will host a bonfire and s'mores.

Saturday evening events include music and food. Family activities start at 4 p.m. A special feature will be Dux the Balloon Man, showcasing a brand new balloon maze as well as face painting and jumpy castles.

Look for specialty food, wine- and beer-tasting tents and at dusk the bonfire will light up the fields.

Local musician Josh Brooks joins the Harbor crew for musical entertainment, 5-8:30 p.m., and D.J. Charlie entertainment starts at 10 p.m. with music for dancing.

Enjoy Oktoberfest classics at the Red Mill and receive two complimentary tickets for the outdoor events. Additional tickets for the events are available at the entrance. Activity tickets are available for 50 cents.

The Harbor crew plan to send off the 2010 season and the evening with another spectacular display of fireworks on the airstrip. Bring your blankets and warm fleece.

Reservations for dinner can be made at 802-475-2317. Outdoor activities and events do not require reservations.

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