5 things to do this weekend, September 27-30, 2019

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Octoberfest 2013 in downtown Appleton (WLUK file image)


1. Appleton's Octoberfest

One of Appleton's biggest weekends kicks off the License to Cruise classic car show this Friday night, September 27th. The event will include live music, food, and of course- classic cars! Following that is the Octoberfest block party! Beginning at 9 a.m., enjoy live music, arts and crafts, and food booths. The celebrations are taking place on College Ave of downtown Appleton.

For further details, head to the Octobefest Online website, and for the full music line-up, click here!

2. Stillmank Oktoberfest Celebration

Enjoy beer, music by The Big Scuba Duo, and German style food at Stilmank Brewing this Saturday, September 28th. Food will be served by The Booyah Shed, and new this year- the double-bunner brat eating contest!

The annual Oktoberfest celebration runs from noon to 9 p.m. For more information, head to Stillmank Brewing's website.

3. Models, Monsters, and Motors 10

This Sunday, September 29th, the National Railroad is about to get into the Halloween spirit! There will be a classic car show, train rides, spooky models, and a haunted house! All taking place on the grounds of Terror on the Fox and the National Railroad Museum.

The event will run, run or shine, from 10 a.m. to 5.p.m. For more details, head to the National Railroad Museum website.

4. AutumnFest Pin Ups & Pistons

What better a way to celebrate the changing of the leaves in Door County than with Bailey Harbor's AutumnFest!

This Saturday, September 28th, attend the auto show and check out some classic cars, with prizes awarded later. There will also be arts & crafts, live music, food, drinks, and even a 5K! For more information head to the Bailey's Harbor website.

5. Fall Family Festival

This Saturday, September 28th, Green Bay Botanical Gardens is their hosting annual celebration of opening their doors. Enjoy live music, food, warm beverages, crafts, games, face paintings, and shop fall plant sales!

Admission to the event is free, and will be held rain or shine. Head to Green Bay Botanical Garden's website for more details.

And a little something extra- Beja Bike Bash at Badger State

Enjoy a bike show, swap and sale at Badger State Brewing this Saturday, September 28th. Bring your ride and earn some bragging rights and prizes. The show is free to enter in, and categories include Original (stock), restored, BMX, custom (non-motorized), motorized, and modified frame.

The event runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Those entering the bike show should plan to arrive by 10 a.m., while beer sales start at 11! There will also be an organized pub crawl following the event! For more information, click here.