The Escondido Humane Society is having a “Home Sweet Home” Celebration and Open House from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 11 at the shelter, 3450 E. Valley Parkway. The Humane Society is celebrating the milestone of paying off the facility’s mortgage. Event will feature facility tours, games for kids, food, microchip and vaccination clinic and no-cost adoptions for adult dogs and cats. Pets welcome (dogs must be on a 6-foot leash; cats and bunnies must be in carriers). Anyone who has adopted from the Escondido Humane Society is encouraged to bring their pets to help celebrate. For more information, call (760) 888-2240 or (760) 888-2242.