Birthday. Barberton will celebrate its 125th birthday with a weekend full of fun. There will be a free community picnic from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. There will be free hot dogs, chips and a drink available in the gazebo. There will be games, a family canoe race and a band around Lake Anna. Saturday’s events include the Jeep Davis 5K run and walk, a fishing derby, performers and other activities with fireworks at 10 p.m. The city’s Labor Day parade will step off at 10 a.m. Monday.

Bacon. International Bacon Day is Saturday. Celebrate the day by frying up some bacon. Burger chain Jake’s Wayback Burgers, which has a franchise in Wadsworth, is marking the day by offering for one day only the Shake N’ Bacon Shake. It is a chocolate milkshake served with a strip of bacon dipped in it.

German food. The Cleveland Oktoberfest runs Friday to Monday at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea. Admission is $12. For more information, visit clevelandoktoberfest.com.