. This annual pet-focused fun-for-all is the Halloween bash you’ve been waiting for. On the agenda are games, a doggie fun zone, snacks, trick-or-treating, craft projects, pumpkin patch portraits, costume contests (with celebrity judges, no less), and an adoptable dog parade, plus tons of other seasonal stuff. There will also be live entertainment, DJs, and giveaways. Proceeds benefit Paws 4 You Rescue, so you’ll be doing a good deed just by showing up. Howl-O-Ween takes place from noon to 5 p.m. at Pinecrest Gardens (11000 S. Red Rd., Pinecrest). Tickets cost $5, and children under 2 and dogs get in free. Visit pinecrest-fl.gov
or call 305-669-6990.
Autumn in Miami might not be the charming spectacle it is in, say, New England, but we can rock pumpkin-flavored coffee and creepy decor with the best of 'em. And our dogs look just as great in costume, as evidenced by