Howl-o-Ween Fall Festival — Akron Dog Park, 499 Memorial Parkway, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature a costume contest with prizes for dogs and their human companions, food, raffle prizes, games of skill, vendors and more. Also, rescued dogs will be available for adoption. Free admission. Costume contest registration is $5 per dog and per child, $10 for a family. www.akrondogpark.org/howl-o-ween.html.
Red, White & Bullies-National Pitbull Awareness Day & Adopt-a-thon — Pawsibilities, Humane Society of Greater Akron, 7996 Darrow Road, Twinsburg, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 27. Pit bull myths, fun facts, updates on adopted pit bulls, raffles and refreshments. All dogs (over the age of 6 months) will be $55 and cats (over 6 months) will be $5. www.summithumane.org.
Medina County SPCA third annual Furry Frolic — Medina Country Club, 5588 Wedgewood Road, 6-11 p.m. Nov. 3. Buffet dinner, western singer, auctions, raffles, dancing and more. Reservations due by Oct. 20, $45. Information and reservations, call 330-723-7722.