On Thursday Sept. 26, Project Harmony is hosting the 9th Annual “Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day” benefit to support those who have been affected by child abuse. This casual event is being held at Anthony’s Steakhouse Grand Ballroom and Patio, 7220 F St. and will offer Green beer and Irish food. Also, enjoy live music with Dicey Riley playing indoors while singer/songwriter Brian Vranicar plays the patio. The first 300 attendees will receive a free t-shirt at the door and there will be other door prizes offered throughout the evening plus a photo booth to capture everyone’s fun time. This event cost $50 and runs from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. All proceeds will go to Project Harmony. Visit www.projectharmony.com for more information.
The 12th Annual Oktoberfest at the Crescent Moon and Huber-Haus, 36th and Farnam, is being held this weekend to celebrate German beer and all things German. Come and join the fun at this huge outdoor event that begins Friday Sept. 27 at 4 pm. The party picks up on Saturday Sept. 28 at noon and continues throughout the night. Admission to this two-day event is free and family friendly. Enjoy live German music from The Barry Boyce Band each night at 5:30 p.m. while Bobby Z and Polka Joy will play on Saturday at 1 p.m. Many German beers will be offered with a ceremonial keg tapping each day. Also, plan on filling your German bellies with brats, schnitzel, pretzels and other German fare. Visit www.beercornerusa.com for more information.
If you are near Metro Community College’s Fort Campus, 5300 North 30th St., this Saturday Sept. 28, stop by the 22nd Annual Intertribal Powwow. This event celebrates the traditions of Native American Cultures through music, crafts and oral history. There will also be food available from various tribes across Nebraska and our surroundings areas as well as from the Institute of Culinary Arts Tri Omega Chapter at Metro Community College. Admission is free and open to the public. The Powwow begins at 10 a.m. and runs until 7:30 p.m. Not to be missed, the Powwow participants will partake in a Gourd dance, which is a Native American celebration dance and ceremony, which will begin promptly at noon.