Saturday, August 25, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Santa Barbara Botanic Garden hosts its annual Trails ‘n’ Tails event, where dogs and their well-behaved humans can enjoy a stroll around the lush gardens and a festival with fun activities, vendor booths, yummy treats and discounted admission to the Garden.
1212 Mission Canyon Rd., 805/682-4726.
Sunday, August 26, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Hosted by the nonprofit, C.A.R.E.4Paws, the fourth annual Wags ‘n’ Whiskers Festival at Girsh Park in Goleta features adoptable pets, agility shows, flyball demonstrations and unique pet contests. (Hint: Last year’s canine kissing booth was a huge hit!)
Girsh Park, 7050 Phelps Rd., Goleta, 805/968-2273.
-Karen Lee Stevens