The organizers of Septemberfest promise their event is “America's answer to Oktoberfest.” I thought Oktoberfest was America's answer to Oktoberfest. There's no lederhosen, but $40 buys you endless 4 oz. tastes of hard-to-pronounce brews from all over. Music provided by Tom Petty and Dave Matthews tribute bands.

Sun., Sept. 20, 2-5 p.m., 2009

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