One of A Kind Pet Rescue is hosting Akron’s First Annual Pug Fest on Oct. 9 from noon to 5 p.m. at One of A Kind Pet Rescue, 1929 West Market St. in Akron. This fundraising event is coordinated to raise awareness for pet adoption through One of A Kind and Ohio Pug Rescue.   
Some highlights of the event include: pug costume contests, vendors selling puppy related gear, pet nail trims, photo opportunities for pets and their owners, and a raffle.
During the event, local band The Dreemers will perform, while handmade good will be available to buy from Akron’s Crafty Mart vendors. Thirsty Dog Brewery, Western Fruit Basket, and Stray Dog Food will provide food and drinks for purchase.  
For more information, visit, or call 330-865-6200.