The Greater Pequot Lakes Community Foundation will host its first community Oktoberfest Celebration from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Pequot Lakes American Legion.

The foundation’s purpose is to foster collaborative approaches to projects and initiatives that support a cohesive, thriving and joyful community. Funding priorities for the foundation include efforts to develop a vibrant economy, enhance the quality of life, and grow and retain a high quality workforce.

More information about the foundation can be found at

The Oktoberfest Celebration will include appetizers, live music performed by Dos Guys, a silent auction and raffles.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased from foundation board members (, at Pequot Lakes City Hall, at the Pequot Lakes Chamber office, at several downtown Pequot Lakes businesses or at the door. Contact city hall or the chamber with questions.

The Greater Pequot Lakes Community Foundation supports the communities of Pequot Lakes, Breezy Point, Jenkins, Jenkins Township, Loon Lake Township, Maple Township and Ideal Township.