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Oktoberfest at Pittsburgh International Airport

Oktoberfest kicks off at Pittsburgh International Airport this Friday with live oompah tunes, classic German brews and dishes, complimentary pretzel bites and greater.

Starting at 4 p.m. on Friday Grammy-nominated accordionist Kevin Solecki could be gambling oompah tunes inside the Center Core.

And at some stage in the month, the traditional German brews at the airport’s Penn Brewery will consist of Great American Beer Festival medalists, Penn Oktoberfest and Penn Gold. On the menu could be traditional dishes like Bavarian Pretzels with German Obatzda dip, Wurst Baguette on a Pretzel Roll and the German Reuben Sandwich.

More Oktoberfest events are planned at PIT at some point of the weekends of Sept. 20-22 and 27-29.

Amtrak’s BOGO sale

Amtrak has extended its Buy One Get One (BOGO) Saturday partner fare sale for locations inside the Northeast.

The sale applies to tickets booked on Saturday journeys on either the Acela service in business elegance or Northeast Regional service in teach. (Three day boost purchase required).

These trains have stops in towns together with New York, Philadelphia, Providence, Rhode Island and Richmond, Virginia. Use the bargain code “C222.”

Rather drive?

The top rate rental vehicle brand Silvercar by way of Audi has partnered up with activewear logo Outdoor Voices in Austin to offer renters a cool deal.

Now through October, all Silvercar by Audi leases at the Austin region come with Outdoor Voices garb, a “Doing Things” local manual and a discount right for $100 off a buy of $250 or greater at Outdoor Voices.