Barktoberfest is a two-day festival for canines and their human companions taking place at the Renesas Electronics America campus (formerly NEC) at 7501 Foothills Boulevard in Roseville. From 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, there will be a food and beverage tasting event; tickets are $30 per person. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, the free family festival begins with a doggie parade and includes activities for dogs and kids music, food, and more. For more information, call (530) 885-7387, ext. 102.