Weekend Eats

3 Best Things to Eat and Drink This Weekend in Metro Phoenix

SanTan Oktoberfest
Saturday, October 3

The eighth annual SanTan Oktoberfest is going down this weekend in downtown Chandler. From 3 to 11 p.m., festival goers can wear their lederhosen and dirndls while enjoying craft beer, German cuisine, and polka music. Beer games (including a beer pong tournament) will take place, as will family-friendly events such as a wiener dog race, bratwurst-eating contest, tricycle race, and bag toss. Other entertainment includes live music from Matisyahu, Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers, and local acts. Tickets cost $10 presale, and are exclusively available at Bashas'. For additional details, visit SanTan Oktoberfest online or on Facebook.

Queen Creek Farmers Market Grand Opening

Sunday, October 4

Congrats, Queen Creek residents! You're finally getting your very own farmers market. Starting this Sunday, the Queen Creek Farmers Market will operate from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Sunday through March at the Queen Creek Library. Market vendors will include Bergies Coffee, Gilbert Olive Oil, Mama's Cold Brew, One More Bite Bakery, and The Florette. The farmers market is free to attend. For additional details, visit the Queen Creek Farmers Market on Facebook

Noble Eatery Sandwiches at Wren House Brewing Co. 

Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

Wren House Brewing Company is teaming up with Noble Eatery to bring the powerhouse combination of local beer and sandwiches to a mouth near you. Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, chef Claudio Urciuoli of Noble Eatery will make sandwiches for Wren House, some of which will feature spent grain from the brewery. The sandwiches will change daily, and there will be vegetarian options available. Past collaborations between Wren House Brewing Co. and Noble Eatery include Noble bread made from spent grains used to make Wren House's Black Caddis, an English-style porter. For additional information, visit Wren House Brewing Company on Facebook

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