- Boo Bash
SA (10/31), 5-7pm – Asheville Humane Society dog adoption event with live music, trick-or-treating, kids games, and costumes for pet dress-up. Free to attend. Held at The Asheville Outlets, 800 Brevard Road
- Charlie’s Angels Animal Rescue Adoption Event
SA (10/31) 11am-2pm – Free to attend. Held at Patton Ave Pet Company, 1388 Patton Ave.
- ‘Emergent Animals’
Through Th (11/5) – Emergent Animals, animal themed paintings by Daniel McClendon. Free to attend. Held at The Asheville School, Crawford Art Gallery, 360 Asheville School Road
- Hike with Brother Wolf
TH (11/5), 10am – Moderate 3.5 mile hike and lunch along the Master Park Trail with Brother Wolf adoption center dogs. Free. Registration required: 253-0095 ext. 205.
- Howl-O-Ween Walkathon & Fall Festival
SA (10/31), 11am-4pm – Proceeds from this 2 mile walk and fall festival with food, games, trick-or-treating, face painting and costume contests (for people and pets) benefit Brother Wolf Animal Rescue. Registration from 11am-12:30pm. Walkathon at 1pm. $20 walkathon/$10 children walkathon/Fall festival is free. Held at Carrier Park, 500 Amboy Road
- Howl-O-Ween Pet Costume Contest & Parade
SA (10/31), 3pm – Proceeds from this annual pet costume contest and pet parade benefit the Asheville Humane Society. Registration begins at 1pm. $5 registration fee for costume contest/Parade is free. Held in Downtown Black Mountain.
- Night of the Living Punkinheads
WE (10/28), 7-10pm – Proceeds from this halloween event featuring a carved pumpkin contest, vegan pumpkin pie contest, costume contest, local beer, and silent auction benefit Full Circle Farm Sanctuary. $5. Held at Sanctuary Brewing Company, 147 1st Ave E, Hendersonville
- Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair
FR (10/30) through SU (10/31) – Workshops, demonstrations, live animals and vendors. $3. Held at the WNC Agricultural Center, 1301 Fanning Bridge Road, Fletcher
- ‘Spirit Animals’
WE (10/28), 5:30-8:30pm – A portion of proceeds from sales at this grand opening reception for artist Mark Bettis’ new painting series Spirit Animals will benefit the Asheville Humane Society (with a matching donation from the Aloft Downtown). Free to attend. Held at Mark Bettis Studio & Gallery, 123 Roberts St.
- Things that go Bump in the Night
TH (10/29), 3:30pm – “Things That Go Bump in the Night,” park rangers read stories about night animals. Free. Held at the Fletcher Library, 120 Library Road, Fletcher
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