Editor’s note: Cues From Katy is a list of events entertainmentreporter Katy Macek thinks are worth checking out this weekend. 1. Oktoberfest (Friday through Sunday at Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls. $16 weekend pass, $9 single day. gochippewafalls.com): The change of seasons would be incomplete without this annual German celebration, complete with my personal favorite rendition of the Oktoberfest beer, Leinenkugel’s. The fun kicks
Between planning three events for next week-end and directing rehearsals for the organization’s first production of the season, the Eau Claire Children’s Theatre’s executive director hasn’t had a lot of time to reflect on what it means to “turn 30.” But that’s the anniversary ECCT is celebrating this season — with Wayne Marek at the helm since it started in 1988. “You don’t realize it has been 30 years,” he said.