The 26th annual Puss 'n' Boots Costume Ball & Auction is scheduled for Saturday, October 28th, with doors opening at 6 p.m. at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St. The annual Friends of the Animal Shelter costume party is a major fundraising event supporting FOTAS programs that help the animals at Jackson County Animal Services.

Tickets are $45 and include dinner provided by The Arbor House of Talent. There will be music and dancing to The Rogue Suspects, a costume contest, a silent auction and opportunities to donate toward several FOTAS volunteer-supported programs.

Tickets and more information are available online at Tickets may also be purchased at Paddington Station in Ashland. The  event sells out every year, so organizers recommend people purchase tickets early.