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Main Street Kent celebrates Oktoberfest

Andrew Bowie, Reporter September 24, 2023

Main Street Kent hosted Oktoberfest on Saturday from noon to 10 p.m. featuring live entertainment, German food and a variety of beer. Local businesses really brought the life to the event.  Bell Tower...

The German Family Society Dancers show the audience polka dancing on Sept. 24, 2022. The crowd cheered and clapped along as the music played.

Downtown Kent set to host Main Street Kent’s Oktoberfest Saturday

Andrew Bowie, Reporter September 22, 2023

Restaurants, bars and stores are preparing for Main Street Kent’s Oktoberfest event set for Saturday.  The event will take place from noon to 10 p.m. on the Hometown Bank Plaza, where live music,...

Oktoberfest came to downtown Kent Sept. 25. German themed menus were displayed throughout the festivities.

Oktoberfest brought German culture to Main Street

Lucy Connolly Reporter September 29, 2021

This past Saturday, Main Street Kent put on its annual Oktoberfest where restaurants and vendors brought a bit of German culture to the community, along with plenty of beer. “​​We like participating...

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Mental health resources offered at regional campus Kent State Stark

Sam Wright Reporter June 22, 2021

Mental health services at Kent State Stark will be offered for free: online or in-person, starting fall 2021. The services offered for mental health are located in the Campus Center. According to the...

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Changes to Downtown Kent 2020-2021

Chloe Zofchak Reporter April 28, 2021

Kent is known for being the college town with a tight-knit community of students, families, businesses and more. People come from near and far towns to enjoy the scenery and frequent social events Kent...

Festival-goers sit outside Treno Ristorante in downtown Kent during Oktoberfest on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017.

Oktoberfest showcases German beer, food, culture in downtown Kent

Chyenne Tatum September 24, 2017

Armed with beers and brats, hundreds of people flooded downtown Kent Saturday for the cities fourth annual Oktoberfest.Oktoberfest is a German folk festival celebrating culture with beer, folk music and...

The German Family Society Youth Group dances outside Taco Tontos and the Loft in downtown Kent during Oktoberfest on September 26, 2015.

Downtown Kent celebrates Oktoberfest

Weslee Clyde September 26, 2015

Kent’s second annual Oktoberfest filled downtown with the sounds of polka and the smells of German food on Saturday, Sept. 26.Oktoberfest is fairly new to downtown Kent, but that didn’t stop hundreds...


Main Street Kent brings back Oktoberfest

Mark Oprea September 30, 2014

October marks the 204th anniversary of the celebration of Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany. Saturday also makes for the first downtown Kent Oktoberfest in almost two decades.The German-American festival,...

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