At the Thirsty Dog Brewing Company, 529 Grant Street, Akron. Taste Thirsty Dog’s renowned brews and feast on traditional German foods, while enjoying German-themed music by the Akron Symphony’s Steve Ostrow. Silent auction of themed baskets, raffle to win a “’BaSilentrrow of Booze”, an overflowing wheelbarrow and its contents of liquor, wine, beer and party supplies. Raffle tickets are $10 each or 3 tickets for $25, and can be purchased at akronsymphony.org. Oktoberfest tickets are $35 each, which includes the first drink ticket, and can be purchased by calling 330.535.8131 or from akronsymphony.org.