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Celebrate the first weekend of fall at Minerva’s Oktoberfest with live music, food, vendors, crafters, children’s activities, and contests for all ages. Entertainment includes: Noon – Sassy Silks Twirlers; 12:30 p.m. – Jeff “JT” Teis; 2 p.m. – Celtic Rush; 5 p.m. – The Scenic Route. The schedule for contests is: Pie-Baking Contest – entries due by noon, winners announced at 1:30 p.m.; Sack Races – 1:30 p.m.; Dress-Your-Dog Contest – 4 p.m.; Beer-Stein Holding Contest – 4:30 p.m.; Wife-Carrying Contest – 5 p.m. There will also be food, vendors, crafters, a community art project, and children’s activities, including a free hayride, hay-bale maze, make-and-take projects, a bounce house, haystack search, panning for gold, Lost French Gold scavenger hunt, and more. A shuttle van, courtesy of True North Church, will run between Oktoberfest, the Stockers & Streeters On the Bricks Car Show, and National Alpaca Farm Days at Natural Approach Farm Store, noon-4 p.m. There will be a free showing of “Something in the Woods” at 8 p.m.