Crafts-centric Oktoberfest debuts at Dutchess Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck

Quail Hollow Events and the Dutchess County Fairgrounds announce an Oktoberfest celebration with a twist: This Oktoberfest focuses on the handmade and curated. “Oktoberfest at Rhinebeck: A Family Harvest Celebration” will bring together a variety of attractions, all of them handcrafted in some fashion, from the Hudson Valley’s best beer, wine and spirits to one-of-kind goods by national artisans, seasonal food and harvest activities. There will be live entertainment, carriage rides, a petting zoo and much more. Single-day passes cost $10, weekend passes only $12. Parking is free.

Oktoberfest at Rhinebeck, Saturday/Sunday, Oct. 5-6, 10 a.m.-6 p.m./5 p.m., $12/$10, Dutchess County Fairgrounds, 6636 Rt. 9, Rhinebeck,