Enjoy the two-day Oktoberfest from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. in the North Carolina Mountains. The festival features live Bavarian music by the Harbour Towne Fest band & Valle Crucis Middle School band. Watch a performance by the Avery County Cloggers. Feast on German and American food & beverages. Kids can enjoy the children’s fun center and hay rides. Local & regional craft-vendors spread their ware along the Lower Flying Mile slope. Take a ride on the Summit Express chairlift or make a few rounds in the bike park. Shop for winter wear or take home a souvenir from the sports shop. Lodging specials are available and much, much more. http://oktoberfest.skisugar.com/.