Oktoberfest — Oct. 2, noon to 11 p.m. The Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce stages this event along the 2300 and 2400 blocks of Honolulu Avenue in Montrose. Food, music, games and contests. Beer and wine sales start at 2 p.m. Admission is free; dinner tickets can be ordered ahead of time for $8.50 through Schreiner's Fine Sausages and the Chamber of Commerce office. For more information call (818) 249-7171.
Pancake Breakfast — Oct. 2, 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Fremont Elementary School, 3320 Las Palmas Ave., Glendale 91208, will serve up pancakes, sausages, fruit, coffee, milk and juice during this fundraiser for the sixth-grade class. Rosemont Middle School Orchestra will provide entertainment. For more information call (818) 249-3241.