Finale for Food Truck Friday

The last Food Truck Friday of the season runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at Child Guidance & Family Solutions at North Forge and East Market streets. It’s a fundraiser, with the trucks giving a percentage of sales to the agency, which provides counseling and other services to children and their families.

Better check out Better Block

Food trucks will also be on hand, along with pop-up businesses, games and other activities for Kenmore Better Block on Kenmore Boulevard in Akron, mostly between 14th and 16th streets. It’s designed to show the potential of the underused area. It runs from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. For information, see www.betterkenmore.org/ and the event’s Facebook page.

Oktoberfest starts in September

The Cleveland Labor Day Weekend Oktoberfest returns Friday through Monday at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea. In addition to plenty of German brews, the event showcases a craft beer garden from 4 p.m. to midnight Friday, 2 p.m. to midnight Saturday and Sunday, and 2 to 8 p.m. Monday. Tickets are $12 at the gate. For details, including discounts, go to: www.clevelandoktoberfest.com.

Zoo discount at Senior Safari

The Akron Zoo’s Senior Safari runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 500 Edgewood Ave., Akron. Adults 62 and older will be admitted at a discounted price of $6 to enjoy the zoo as well as informational booths highlighting senior services, entertainment and activities. Seniors’ caregivers will be admitted for $8. 330-375-2550 or www.akronzoo.org.

Ramble on at Lock 3

The Led Zeppelin tribute band Zoso closes out this year’s Lock 3 Live Friday concert series in downtown Akron. Admission is $5. www.lock3live.com.