Oktoberfest 2008 is October 2 through 5

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Tucson's annual Oktoberfest will be held October 2nd through 5th at Hi Corbett Field. Sponsored by the Tucson Optimist Clubs, the event raises money to benefit a number of children's charities in the community.

Oktoberfest includes German food and drink, arts and crafts booths, a kids area and live entertainment. Hours are Thursday from 5 to 10 p.m., Friday from 12 noon to 11 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Sunday from 12 noon to 6 p.m. Admission is $3, and children 12 and under are free.