Oktoberfest Oct. 7-8 at Beethoven Maennerchor Hall, 422 Peredia St.
For authentic German fare, music by the Beethoven choirs and a great reason to drink brews in the Biergarten, Oktoberfest is the place to be.
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Texas Renaissance Festival
Oct. 8-Nov. 17, 21778 Farm to Market 1774, Todd Mission
Ok, the Texas Renaissance Festival might not actually be all that close to San Antonio, but anyone who has have ever been will tell you that it's certainly worth the drive. With more shows than you'll actually have time for and all the festival fare you could imagine, it's best to book a stay for a weekend.
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Texas Clay Festival 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sat. Oct. 22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Oct. 23, held in the Gruene Historical District of New Braunfels
Featuring the work of over 60 Texas potters and clay artists, the Texas Clay Festival promises a work of art for every taste.
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DiwaliSA 5-11 p.m. Nov. 5 at La Villita, 418 Villita St.
Diwali, or the Festival of Lights, is one of the most celebrated Indian Festivals, and San Antonio's celebration draws several thousands of folks every year. Expect North Indian folk dances, Bollywood dances and other performing artists to take the stage.
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