Fundraiser for animal shelter
Live music, German food, craft beer and raffles are on the program for the sixth annual Catoberfest to benefit Mid Hudson Animal Aid. It will take place Friday, Oct. 20, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Hudson Valley Brewery in Beacon. Meal tickets are $16 in advance or $18 at the door. The no-kill cat sanctuary has more than 150 cats available for fostering or adoption. See catoberfest.brownpapertickets.com.
Meanwhile, the Howland Public Library in Beacon will host a reception on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 5 to 7 p.m. for The Cat Art Show, featuring photos and artwork depicting felines. All sales also will benefit Mid Hudson Animal Aid.