Chamber Presenting 'Hops into Oktoberfest' on M/S Mt. Washington

LACONIA —  The Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce will be holding the 1st Lakes Region HOPS into Oktoberfest event presented by T-BONES & Cactus Jacks on Thursday, October 3, dockside on the M/S Mount Washington in Weirs Beach. Boarding begins 5:30 p.m. and the fun lasts until 8 p.m.

"T-BONES & Cactus Jacks are well known restaurants in the Lakes Region and perfect partner to represent our local hospitality industry," stated Karmen Gifford, Executive Director of the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce. "This event is an opportunity for the local community to come out, enjoy a fall evening and support our hospitality businesses. The summer tourists have gone home and it's time for the locals to have some fun in this beautiful region that we choose to live, work and play."

HOPS into Oktoberfest will have a German and Bavarian theme with a tasting that includes 12 seasonal beers and hard ciders, tasty hot and cold appetizers, some challenging contests, both a live and silent auction and of course festive music.

Additional sponsors and auction donors include: Bank of New Hampshire, M/S Mount Washington, Metrocast, Comcast Spotlight, Binnie Media, MW Animation & Video, SunDay's Salon & Spa, Les A. Cartier & Associates Inc., Belknap Mill, LRGHealthcare, Beyond the Fringe, Malone Dirubbo & Company, Hobo Railroad, Castle in the Clouds, Meredith Village Savings Bank, Tower Hill Tavern, Beyond the Belt, Mill Falls at the Lake, Union Leader, Annie's Café, Kaitlin & Co, TLC Jewelry, Gator Signs, Belknap Landscape Company, The Studio, Tavern 27, Big Cat Coffees and more donations are still arriving.

Registration for the HOPS into Oktoberfest is $25 per person. Gather a group of 10 or more and take advantage of a group discount rate. For registration information go to: . All proceeds to benefit future business programs and educational resources offered by the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce.

The mission of the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce is to create value for members through collaboration and education that promotes an engaged community and thriving economy for the businesses in the Lakes Region. For more information, contact the Chamber office at 603-524-5531, visit the web at or find them on Facebook.