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3 Things Poppin' in Northeast Ohio: Food Truck Challenge, Rocktober Fest at Mapleside Farms, German Day Cleveland

Get out and explore all that Northeast Ohio has to offer this weekend!

CLEVELAND — Have you lived in Northeast Ohio forever, or maybe you're new to the area? Whatever your story, the region has tons to offer when it comes to experiences and adventures.

However, at times it can be hard to find and narrow down the best ways to spend your time. That's where I come in.

Normally, I keep you up to date on the latest pop culture stories every day in "Pop Break" on "What's New" at 5 p.m. But now, with this new segment "3 Things Poppin' in Northeast Ohio," I'll be sharing with you my picks for trendy things to do on the weekends!

So without further delay, here's what I think you should check out in this weekend, Sept. 30 through Oct. 2!

German Day Cleveland

Up first, how about celebrating German culture?

On Saturday from 12:30 in the afternoon to 6 p.m., German Day Cleveland is being celebrated in Parma. Guests will be able to enjoy authentic music, food, and so much more.

Tickets to the family-friendly event are $5 for anyone 13 years of age or older. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here

Crocker Park Food Truck Challenge

If that’s not your style, how about checking out some local food trucks? The seventh annual Crocker Park Food Truck Challenge is returning this Saturday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

According to organizers, this year's event is bigger and better, with even more food trucks vying for one of the many "best of" titles. Attendees can enjoy the competition and live music as they vote for their favorite dishes.

For more information, click here

Rocktober Fest at Mapleside Farms

And last, but not least, nothing says fall quite like a pumpkin village!

From Friday to Sunday, Mapleside farms is hosting their annual Rocktober Fest. The family-friendly gathering invites guests to participate in more than 20 attractions while also enjoying live music and ethnic foods.

Tickets are less than $20. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.

If you have idea for an event you think should I should mention, you can tweet me @KierraCotton or email me at Kcotton@wkyc.com. 

*Editor's Note: The video in the player above is from a previous, unrelated report. 

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