Keep celebrating Oktoberfest

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There’s still time to celebrate Oktoberfest. Here’s a sampling of events:
Oktoberfest at SteelStacks: The Visitor Center at Bethlehem hotspot SteelStacks, 711 E. First St., Bethlehem, pairs Yuengling and Pennsylvania-based craft beers with artisanal sausages and gourmet specialty meats from Bethlehem Sausage Werke 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10-11. Also enjoy live music and Oktoberfest fun and games. Tickets are $45 and are available at www.artsquest.org/oktoberfest and (610) 332-3378.
Kennett Brewfest: Check www.kennettbrewfest.com for ticket availability for this rain or shine event with food and music, being held Oct. 11 in downtown Kennett Square. Doors open at noon for the Connoisseur Tasting and the regular festival begins at 2 p.m. All taps will close at 6 p.m.
Bloktoberfest: On Oct. 11, four blocks of South Street, from Broad to 18th streets in Philly, will be closed to traffic for live music, craft beer and food. Now celebrating its sixth year, it runs from noon to 8 p.m. Admission is free. See www.bloktoberfestphilly.com.
Brews, Blues & BBQ: Fifteen microbreweries, music by Scoville Blues and food from Joey G’s Deli can be found 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 12 on the grounds of the Graeme Park historical site, 859 County Line Road, Horsham. Tickets are $30 ($35 at the gate), $10 for designated drivers. Call (215) 343-0965.
Brewpub scene
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant: They have 10 locations, including Horsham Township, Media, West Chester and Phoenixville. Now through Oct. 12, all locations raise a stein to Oktoberfest with a special German-inspired food menu and two special German brews — a Vienna Red Lager and an Oktoberfest. See www.ironhillbrewery.com.
Sly Fox: Every third Friday of the month is Firkin Friday at the Sly Fox Brewhouse & Eatery, 520 Kimberton Road (Route 113), Phoenixville. To find out what will be available from the hand pumps, call (610) 935-4540.
Hoppy Halloween Beer Fest: Bristol brewer Broken Goblet, 1500 Grundys Lane, hosts this new event 4 to 9 p.m. Oct. 25, with costume contests, food trucks, live music, Halloween-themed games and beers from more than eight local brewers. Tickets are $18 in advance, $20 at the gate, $5 for designated drivers. Email info@brokengoblet.com for information.
Free Will Brewing Co.: Free tours of their operations at 410 E. Walnut St., Perkasie, are held at 1 and 3 p.m. Saturdays. Reservations are not needed unless you’re in a group of eight or more. The tasting room is open 4 to 8 p.m. weekdays, noon to 8 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays. Call (267) 354-0813 or visit www.frewillbrewing.com.
Prism Brewing Co.: Guided tours of the 810 Dickerson Road, Upper Gwynedd, facility are held at 3 p.m. Sundays. Cost is $5 and includes one beer. Sign up at (267) 613-8572. Every Wednesday, pair their beers with locally-produced Bespoke Bacon from 7 to 9 p.m. Tired Hands Brewing Co.: Located at 16 Ardmore Ave., Ardmore, you’ll remember their wildly-titled beers, including Ambassador Aardvark, Yeast and Cats, We Are All Energy Vibrating at the Same Frequency, The Emptiness is Not Eternal Saison, and Psychic Facelift. Call (610) 896-7621.
Round Guys Brewing Co.: Located at 324 W. Main St., Lansdale, upcoming happenings include acoustic duo Chico on Oct. 18, the Wednesday night jazz jam and Thursday night trivia. Check what’s on tap at www.facebook.com/Roundguys.
Conshohocken Brewing Co.: There’s 10 beers on tap at 739 Elm St., Suite B, Conshohocken. Hours are 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 5 to 11 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, noon to 11 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 10 p.m. Sundays. Park in the Quaker Chemical Lot past Sandy Street and East Elm.
Appalachian Brewing Co.: Based in Harrisburg, they have a brewpub in Montgomery County, where they also make their own soda, on the second floor of the Collegeville Station building, 50 W. Third Ave., Collegeville Borough. Call (484) 973-6064.
Neshaminy Creek Brewing Co.: Located at 909 Ray Ave., Croydon, their hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, noon to 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Call (215) 458-7081.
Crooked Eye Brewery: Their tasting room at 13 E. Montgomery Ave., Suite 2, Hatboro, is open 5 to 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays. Call (267) 246-5046.
Bucks County Brewery: Taste what they’re brewing 3 to 10 p.m. Fridays and 1 to 10 p.m. Saturdays at 31 Appletree Lane, Pipersville. Call (609) 439-2468.
Sources: www.ratebeer.com, www.muenchen.de, www.uwishunu.com.

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