Pug Hugs Rescue, a nonprofit dedicated to the protection and advancement of pugs, will host Milwaukee Pug Fest, the largest pug event in North America. The day will consist of a pug talent contest and pug costume contest, as well as a silent auction and "Blessing of the Pugs and Friends" by the Rev. John Allen. The event will close with pug races. All attending pugs will have some way to showcase their adorable talents.
9:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 15 at Milwaukee County Indoor Sports Complex, Franklin. $8, $3 for children, $6 and $2 in advance. milwaukeepugfest.com.