Fun on tap at Modesto Oktoberfest


The annual beer and Bavarian blowout returned on Friday as Oktoberfest was celebrated at John Thurman Field. The popular Modesto Chamber of Commerce event served up a sampling of West Coast microbrews paired with traditional German foods. Other traditional brew-driven Oktoberfests on tap across the region include one in Twain Harte from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday at Eproson Park, 22901 Meadow Drive; the Hermann Sons Oktoberfest, 1 to 6 p.m. Oct. 18 at Eagles Hall, 126 Camellia Way, Modesto; and an Escalon Sunrise Rotary event from 3 to 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Escalon Community Center, 1055 Escalon Bellota Road.