Shenandoah Germanic Heritage Museum (SGHM) hosts GermanFest, an Oktoberfest-like festival featuring children's activities; re-enactors from the Revolutionary, Civil, and French and Indian Wars; arts and crafts vendors;period skill demonstrations including rope making, horseshoeing, and basket weaving; authentic German and American food; and a beer and wine garden. Live entertainment includes local bluegrass sensations “Five of a Kind" and The Original Elbe -Musikanten German Band. The Festival will be held at the Hottel-Keller Homestead, located at 11523 Back Road, Toms Brook, Virginia.703-799-3969.