The Comox Valley will get a jump on other Oktoberfests by rocking the Native Sons Hall this Saturday with local rock and rollers XLR8.
The band will bring its big sound, big lights, big drums and lots of tunes from Abba to ZZ Top, with a polka or two in honour of the occasion.
Oktoberfest would not be complete without traditional German food and this Saturday’s event also includes a costume contest – for those who wear traditional German clothing – as well as door prizes.
Tickets cost $25 and are available at the Sid Williams Theatre and at the door. Your tickets include a beer stein and the first beer is on the house.
Any money left after paying expenses will go to beloved Comox Valley charity You Are Not Alone (YANA). The event gave YANA $3,300 last year.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and XLR8 hits the stage at 9.
Comox Valley Oktoberfest is sponsored by Surgenor Brewing Co. and JET-FM.