Barktoberfest benefit for Placer SPCA

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Two benefits for the Placer County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals will be held Saturday and Sunday.

“Barks and Bids,” a unique evening of fine wine, beer and food tastings, will be held from 6:30-9 p.m. Saturday at Mercedes Benz of Rocklin, 4747 Granite Drive. A silent auction is planned. Tickets are $40 per person. Dogs welcome; however, they must remain on leashes. To order tickets, call (916) 782-7722, extension 106.

On Sunday, the free Barktoberfest Family Festival will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Telefunken, 7501 Foothills Blvd., Roseville. 

A doggie parade will start at 10 a.m. Dog-friendly games and contests, kids’ activities, a vendor fair, music and food will be offered throughout the day.

For more information about the event, visit