Bring your leashed and well-behaved dog to the Gardens for a day of pet contests, grooming tips, health, safety, Ask a Vet, a doggie boutique and adoption information. Admission includes a doggie gift bag. Portion of proceeds benefits the Humane Society of Polk County.
Price: $5 per dog, plus regular 'human' admission prices apply: $10 adults, $3 kids 5-12 Gardens admission only; $16 adults, $8 kids for Gardens and Pinewood Estate combo ticket.
This annual celebration combines the kickoff of fall planting season with a traditional Oktoberfest-style festival. The festival will have a Biergarten, live entertainment, German food, craft and seasonal beers, children's activities, tree climbing, guest speakers and an array of plants for sale …