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Off to the wiener dog races

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EAST GRAND FORKS, MN--A fall staple returns in East Grand Forks on Saturday.

Oktoberfest kicks off at the Blue Moose.

The German festival will be held on the Greenway near Blue Moose.

It's free, and there's something for everyone--a bounce house and crafts for the kids, and craft beer tasting for adults.

And of course--the Wiener Dog races return!

"It's tons of fun to watch a dog with 2 inch legs run. I mean it's hilarious, they're obviously not made for running, but they're only doing 20 feet. So they'll do 20 feet and be exhausted by the time they get done. Kids really like it, everybody likes it, it's just fun to watch,” said Wiener Dog Race Organizer, Kelly Hilzendager.

Oktoberfest runs from from 3 to 10 on Saturday.

The races start at 3:30 PM.