3 things to do in Osceola County

•Barktober Fest is Oct. 19. Treat your canine friend by taking them to the sixth annual Barktober Fest at the Bob Makinson Aquatic Center Oct. 19 from 1 to 4 p.m.  Admission to this dog swim event is only $4 per dog and features contests, prizes in knee-deep water.

 •The Bard in the Library Shakespeare Festival will be Saturday, Oct. 19, at Hart Memorial Library in downtown Kissimmee. There will be an escape room, Renaissance games and crafts, costume contest and more.

•Fall-O-Ween is Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. It’s a family-friendly fall festival to kick off the fall season at Denn john Field, 2204 Denn john Lane. It features arts and crafts, face painting, bounce houses, candy, raffles and costume contests.