You don't have to tell me a single damn thing about the past nine months of your life, and I can still tell you that you've earned a bigass stein full of German beer. Southern California's oldest Oktoberfest celebration has descended on Alpine Village in Torrance, with more brats, Bavarian pretzels and brews than you can shake your butt at while doing the chicken dance. Fridays and Saturdays are 21+, but Sundays are Family Days when all ages are invited to gorge themselves, even if they can't imbibe. The Dine and Stein Front of the Line Package features a meal at the Alpine Village Restaurant, a commemorative ceramic stein filled with beer and no-wait entry. That deal is for adults only, but kids 12 and under get into the festivities for free. Bavarian attire (and designated drivers) encouraged.
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