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Cleveland Oktoberfest

The 15th annual Paulaner Cleveland Oktoberfest kicks off today at Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds. The fest features more than 20 different types of Oktoberfest-style beers, 15 German and European restaurants, 20 bands from all over the world, more than 100 vendors and local artisans, a daily beer stein-holding contest, the largest glockenspiel in the country, wiener dog races, a Miss Oktoberfest contest, a 5-K race and entertainment for all ages. More than 70,000 people are expected to attend the event. It begins at 4 p.m. today and continues through Monday. Tickets are $13 at the box office. Parking is free. On Monday, Ohio Lottery Day, bring a non-winning Ohio Lottery ticket and receive $3 off admission at the box office. Consult the website for a schedule and hours of operation. (Niesel)

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