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Neun Ways to Celebrate Oktoberfest

"Neun" is "nine" in German. ;)

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1) Roofers Union Oktoberfest Week

What: A special prix fixe menu with German-themed food — schnitzel with spätzle, fried apple pie with ice cream — and Oktoberfest beers. $30 for dinner, $10 for beer pairings.

Where: Roofers Union

2446 18th St. NW

When: Sept. 28 - Oct. 4

2) DBGB Kitchen and Bar Oktoberfest Happy Hour Family Meal

What: The restaurant's happy hour and family meal takes on an Oktoberfest twist with bratwurst and cabbage farci among others, with beers from Germany, Belgium and Maryland for good measure.

Where: DBGB Kitchen and Bar

931 H St. NW

When: Daily, 3-6pm in the bar, lounge and patio

3) Oktoberfest at Open Road

What: Oktoberfest specials of themed beers and $5 Bavarian pretzels.

Where: Open Road Grill & Icehouse

8100 Lee Hwy, Falls Church

When: Saturday the 26th, October 3

4) Trummerfest

What: A celebration of Austrian heritage with themed food and beer. A kick-off party (Sept. 27) includes live music and a smorgasbord of food (ticket purchase required.)

Where: Trummer's On Main

7134 Main St. Clifton

When: Oktoberfest: through Nov. 5; Trummerfest: September 27, 5-9pm

5) Weeklong Oktoberfest at Wunder Garten

What: Wunder Garten is celebrating Oktoberfest with a week of themed food and events, which range from trivia and family night to a sausage fest to a Bavarian brunch. Some advanced tickets required.

Where: Wunder Garten

150 M St. NE

When: Sept. 28 - Oct. 4

6) Oktoberfest Brunch at Brasserie Beck

What: All-you-can-drink German drafts for $40, ala carte themed dishes for an additional fee.

Where: Brasserie Beck

1101 K St. NW

When: October 17, 12-4pm

7) Oktoberfest at The Graham Georgetown

What: Themed food and beers available for special prices.

Where: The Graham Georgetown

1075 Thomas Jefferson St. NW

When: Through October 4

8) Capitol City Brewing's Oktoberfest

What: A smorgasbord of more than 65 regional breweries sharing themed brews, plus relevant eats. Tickets for drinkers are $30.

Where: The Village at Shirlington

2700 S Quincy St. Arlington

When: October 3, 12-7pm

9) Oktoberfest at Dacha Beer Garden

What: Specials on beer, contests and prizes (and staff in traditional German garb.)

Where: Dacha Beer Garden

1600 7th St. NW

When: through October 4, beer specials through the end of October