It's a good weekend for beer-lovers, as several Oktoberfest celebrations are taking place, plus Crane Brewing's annual Festival of the Lost Township. You can also head to City Market for the annual Grub Crawl.
"This event is a family-friendly, neighborhood festival that includes kids rides, games, and face painting, plus food trucks, local music, and a host of vendors to meet and mingle with throughout the day. Admission is FREE for you and your whole family, but consider bringing some cash for the rides & food trucks (credit/debit cards are accepted, but there may be a minimum required amount to use a card)." From 10am to 5pm.
"The 5th Annual Festival of the Lost Township celebrates brewers, distillers, winemakers, meadmakers, bakers, coffee roasters, and many other artisan makers. Hosted by Crane Brewing in partnership with Brewtopia. 100% of the proceeds benefit Raytown Three Trails Kiwanis Club and their children's programs." From noon to 5pm. Tickets are $45, available here.
"Brewery Emperial is celebrating Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 21st! Come join us for a day filled with games, contests, music, and delicious food specials (yes, there will be vegan options!). We will be tapping the 2019 batch of our Oktoberfest lager brewed with Munich, Pilsner, & Vienna malts balanced with German Magnum & Hallertaur hops (6% ABV - 15 IBU). Tickets to reserve a special limited edition Brewery Emperial 32oz stein are on sale now for $20! Ticket purchase includes your stein filled on day of event. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kansas City!" All day. Tickets are $20, available here.
"Start the Oktoberfest season off right with all-you-can-eat German food catered by Local Pig + new local craft beers, music, games, contests, prizes, cocktails, wine and more! Click the link for more details on how you can save up to $10/ticket." Ticket prices vary, available here.
"Sink your teeth into City Market at Grub Crawl, our annual tasting tour of City Market restaurants that's sure to be better than ever! Sample your way around the market and enjoy live music between bites." From 6 to 8pm. Tickets are $30, available here.
"Nine artists and chefs collaborate to awaken, startle and thrill all your senses at a spectacular event hosted by the Vanderslice Committee to benefit the Kansas City Art Institute. Each chef will create delectable fare based on the artist's work. Guests will enjoy the artfully prepared food and cocktails and a silent auction." From 6:30 to 10pm. Tickets are $150, available here.