Mashpee Oktoberfest

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Date/Time
Date(s) - October 10, 2015
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Mashpee Commons
Mashpee

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MASHPEE ANNOUNCES 29th ANNUAL OKTOBERFEST CELEBRATION

MashpeeRec_Logo_Final(Mashpee, MA) – Celebrate the change of season at the 29th Annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 10th at Mashpee Commons! The festivities will take place on the Village Green, across from the Mashpee Public Library (the Library will be closed for the event) from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

The FREE family friendly event includes a craft show, Irish Step dancing, live music, delicious food like bratwurst, schnitzel, hamburgers, hotdogs, and clam chowder, and of course an authentic German Bier Gaarten!  Mashpee Chamber of Commerce will also be hosting their 2nd Annual Dunkin Donuts Shipyard Pumpkinhead Pub Run, a 10k road race, a 5k walk or run and a free kids’ fit run!  The kids will love the moon bounce, train rides, K-9 Dog Show, face painting, pumpkin decorating, and a Jaws of Life demonstration by the Mashpee Fire Department!   Mashpee’s Annual Oktoberfest is organized by the Town of Mashpee Special Events Committee. For more details regarding Oktoberfest, please call the Mashpee Recreation Department at (508) 539 1416 or visit us online at http://www.mashpeerec.com/

In addition, Mashpee Chamber of Commerce presents the Second Annual Dunkin Donuts Shipyard Pumpkinhead Pub Run a 10k road race, a 5k walk or run and a free kids’ fit run. The route will take runners through the roads of Mashpee. Special thanks to our sponsors Shipyard Brewery, Dunkin Donuts, Anytime Fitness and Rockland Trust. The race will begin and end near the Mashpee Public Library on the Village Green in the Mashpee Commons. This race promises a full day of festivities for runners and their families as the Town of Mashpee Oktoberfest will begin where the race ends. In addition to Dunkin Donuts donuts and coffee, Shipyard Brewery has invited all runners to join in the Pumpkinhead Pub Crawl! The first Shipyard Pumpkinhead beer to runners 21+ can be redeemed after the race at one of the participating pubs. Prize awarded to the team/family with the most participants running.

9:30am Kid Fit Run, kids a are encouraged to registered for the run. The first 50 registered kids will enjoy some great kids swag.

10am shot gun start for 10k runners, followed by 10:15 for 5k runners and walkers. Starting and finishing at the Oktoberfest in Mashpee Commons.

Proceeds of this race will benefit LIFE inc, Living Independently Forever, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides supported independent living for adults with disabilities within its condominium communities on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in the form of a Stipend to a LIFE resident. Proceeds this year will also benefit Heroes in Transition, Inc, a local non-profit organization dedicated to helping veterans transition back into everyday life by providing services such as retreats, vehicle and home accessibility alterations, and PTSD service dogs and more.  For more info on the road race go to mashpeechamberroadrace.racewire.com or call the Mashpee Chamber for more information at 508-477-0792.

Mashpee Oktoberfest