Sunday, Oct. 8
Music: Bachtober Pipe Organ Concert
Scott Horton performs a concert featuring the organ works of Johann Sebastian Bach. The composer wrote over 1,200 compositions for different performing styles but his organ works are considered among the best ever made. Proceeds will benefit the Casavant Pipe Organ Renovation Fund. First Congregational Church of Fresno, 2131 N. Van Ness Blvd., 559-227-8489, freewill offering.
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Concert: Larry Hernandez
The American-born, Sinaloa-raised singer began composing his own corridos at the age of 8 and has won several Billboard Awards for his ballads about Mexico’s criminal underworld. Fresno Fairgrounds, 1121 S. Chance Ave., Fresno, 559-650-3247, www.fresnofair.com, $15-$50 (does not include fair admission).
Event: The Poet Laureate presents Simply Kat
This month’s featured guest is Kat Magill, a Los Angeles-based spoken word artist who has produced two stage plays and her first book, “Lay My Bones Over Spilled Milk.” She will lead a free one-hour workshop on exploring your identity as a writer from 1 to 2 p.m. Bitwise South Stadium Theater, 700 Van Ness Ave., Fresno, www.facebook.com/events/104558916930728.
Event: Furry Fall Festival
It’s fun for the whole family, including the furry members, at this event featuring a pet costume contest, dog and human pie-eating contest, a fashion show starring adorable adoptables and much more. Valley Animal Center, 3934 N. Hayston Ave., Fresno, valleyanimal.org/festival, $5, free to ages 3 and under.
Event: 39th annual Renaissance of Kings Fair
Go back in time and visit with Henry VIII and his court, see historical displays, participate in period activities and shop for handcrafted goods. The Banat Tanjora Ghawazee Bellydance group performs on the main stage at 10:30 a.m. Hanford Civic Park, 400 N. Douty St., Hanford, 559-585-2525, www.facebook.com/events/1798093816898043, free.
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Find more things to do at calendar.fresnobee.com.