The Humane Society of North Iowa will hold its 18th annual Fall Festival fundraiser from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24, at the National Guard Armory in Mason City.

This fun family event includes a silent auction (ends at 3 p.m.), bake sale, concession stand, "Flealess Market,” and kids’ activities, with a bounce house, and horse rides from Northern Wind Stables.

Adoptable animals from the shelter will also be on site. People are asked to leave their pets at home.

Admission is free. A $5 fee is charged for admission into the kid's play area, which includes bounce house, games, and activities.

All proceeds benefit the Humane Society of North Iowa. For more information, call the shelter at 641-423-6241, or visit