Also: October 8 is the date to celebrate a new cocktail book from prolific local A. J. Rathbun.
Take a German-inspired trip to taste some beer.
Lots of booze-enhanced events over the next seven days.
Leavenworth hosts 20 festivals a year, most notably Oktoberfest, a three-weekend bacchanal that draws some 10,000 visitors.
James Ross Gardner