A blessing of pets will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, on the front lawn of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 7859 Tick Neck Road in Pasadena. Vendors and pet services will be available, including Precious Pet Cottage in Millersville and Canine Fitness Center in Crownsville. The event is free. Pets must be leashed or caged. Information: 410-255-1070.
Visit the fall festival at Chesapeake Christian Center, 206 Weston Woods Drive in Pasadena, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 31 for music, family activities, hay rides, pumpkin- and face-painting, horseshoes and more. A variety of foods and refreshments will be available for purchase. Information: 410-255-3168.