Chain Free Beaufort will host a Howling Halloween party from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Hemingway's Bistro in downtown Beaufort. The party will include a canine costume contest (registration at noon, followed by the contest at 1 p.m.), activities for children and food. Registration for the costume contest is $5 a pet. Animals in the three best costumes will receive prizes and lead a parade around Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. Dogs in need of homes will be available from 1 to 3 p.m. Rain date is Oct. 31.
Details: 843-812-6574, www.chainfreebeaufort.org