Hilmar Cheese to host Oktoberfest event Oct. 16

An Oktoberfest event will be held at the Hilmar Cheese Co.'s Visitor Center, 9001 N. Lander Ave, Hilmar, on Oct. 16 at 6 p.m.

The event features tapas and beer, and the appetizers are made with a variety of the company's cheeses. Appetizers are served at 6 p.m. and at 7 p.m., a family-style meal will be served. Dessert is included.

Guests must be at least 21 years old , and tickets are $40 per person. Reservations are required. For more information, call (209) 656-2268.

-- Carol Reiter