German-themed Oktoberfest features beer, games and food

The Oxford community will celebrate its first ever German-themed fall festival, Oxtoberfest, from 1 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 in Oxford Uptown Park. 

Oxtoberfest will feature food trucks and three beer trucks with German, craft and domestic beers. Traditional Oktoberfest contests and games will occur throughout the day. 

The Klaberheads, a band based in Hamilton, will perform. Children’s activities include inflatable games and face painting. 

The event is free and open to the public. Uptown streets will be closed to traffic to accommodate booths.