October 3, 2009
Cost: $3, free for children 12 and under
Organizer: Galena Lions Club
What to expect: This celebration of German heritage will feature live music, brats, beer, children's activities, a raffle and more.
Why to go: The annual Wiener Dog Races (there are three heats, plus a championship race) should be good for a laugh.
Additional info: This event goes down at the Eastside Riverfront, between Highway 20 and the Galena Train Depot, off of Park Avenue.