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Weekend Express: Oktoberfest begins, butterflies in the park
Oktoberfest at Snowbird » Oktoberfest attracts more than 60,000 visitors with food and drink, live entertainment and yodelers. Information, www.snowbird.com/events/oktoberfest/.
When: Noon-6 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday through Oct. 12
Where: Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, Little Cottonwood Canyon
Utah Beer Festival » This festival will feature more than 100 local, regional and international beers, live music, a karaoke stage and more. Information, www.utahbeerfestival.com.
When: 3-8 p.m. Saturday (Get in at 2 p.m. with an "Early Beer Drinker" or VIP ticket.)
Where: Washington Square, 450 S. 200 East
Admission: General admission $15 ($25 at the door), Early Beer Drinker $25, VIP $50, designated driver $5 (No one under age 21 will be admitted.)
Party in the Garden Park » This fundraiser for the Conservation Garden Park will feature butterfly releases, a silent auction of more than 50 works by local artists, live entertainment, animal shows, food and an educational scavenger hunt. Information, conservationgardenpark.org/events/645/party-in-the-park/.
When: 4-8 p.m. Saturday (butterfly releases are at 5 and 6:30 p.m., weather permitting)
Where: Conservation Garden Park, 8275 S. 1300 West, West Jordan
20th Annual Kruisers for Kids Charity Car Show » This event includes an auction, barbecue and entertainment. All proceeds will go to purchase adaptive bikes for children at Shriners Hospital, which can cost up to $1,800 apiece. Last year's show raised more than $18,000. Information, kruisersforkids.com.