Christmas at Biltmore Estate - Asheville, NC
Nov
3
to Jan 6

Christmas at Biltmore Estate - Asheville, NC

Internationally applauded as a “Top 100 Event in North America” by the American Bus Association for the last four years, and one of Southeast’s most popular holiday travel destinations, Christmas at Biltmore Estate takes place during the day and at night at what is recognized as America's largest home. It comes complete with dozens of Christmas trees and miles of festive garlands and lights, fine ornaments and priceless treasures, live music and inspirational holiday demonstrations.

For more information about Christmas at Biltmore Estate visit:
http://christmas.biltmore.com/#/day

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Winterfest at Carowinds
Dec
15
to Dec 21

Winterfest at Carowinds

Come for the sights, sounds and festive fun of the holiday season during WinterFest. This all-new event is packed with holiday spirit and unique experiences for friends and families to enjoy. Experience Carowinds like never before and become immersed in the season’s spirit with a grand display of holiday lighting, festive décor, live entertainment and fanciful experiences, including up to 16 of your favorite rides.

What’s the holiday season without the food? The Carowinds culinary team has you covered. Our executive chef has thoughtfully crafted a holiday style menu with special dining locations and food offerings throughout the park. Treat yourself to a hearty helping of smoked turkey, carved hams and traditional fixings; or, try our homemade hot chocolate and holiday desserts that will leave you with dreams of sugar plum fairies.

From millions of shimmering lights and hands-on activities to arts-and-crafts and live shows, WinterFest will be the grandest holiday event in the Carolinas!

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Winterfest at Carowinds
Dec
26
to Dec 30

Winterfest at Carowinds

Come for the sights, sounds and festive fun of the holiday season during WinterFest. This all-new event is packed with holiday spirit and unique experiences for friends and families to enjoy. Experience Carowinds like never before and become immersed in the season’s spirit with a grand display of holiday lighting, festive décor, live entertainment and fanciful experiences, including up to 16 of your favorite rides.

What’s the holiday season without the food? The Carowinds culinary team has you covered. Our executive chef has thoughtfully crafted a holiday style menu with special dining locations and food offerings throughout the park. Treat yourself to a hearty helping of smoked turkey, carved hams and traditional fixings; or, try our homemade hot chocolate and holiday desserts that will leave you with dreams of sugar plum fairies.

From millions of shimmering lights and hands-on activities to arts-and-crafts and live shows, WinterFest will be the grandest holiday event in the Carolinas!

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Spartanburg Soaring! Kite Festival - SC
Apr
21
11:00 AM11:00

Spartanburg Soaring! Kite Festival - SC

Chapman Cultural Center
200 E. St. John Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306

 

In addition to the professional kite flyers who wow the crowds with amazing aerial maneuvers, and the members of the Spartanburg Soaring! Kite Club, there is live music, great food trucks, and an art market. Kids can make and decorate their own kites, purchase a kite from the CCC, or bring a kite from home. The festival is free and open to all, including the many international kite flyers who have come from Europe, Asia, Canada, and across the United States to join the fun.

Chapman Cultural Center launched a community-wide initiatve in Spring 2014 called Spartanburg Soaring! to build civic pride, promote healthy outdoor play, and celebrate cultural diversity and creativity. Every year, the festival grows, so be sure to attend this year and make Spartanburg Soaring! International Kite Festival the highest-flying event yet!

- See more at:
http://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/spartanburg-soaring.php#sthash.VUorB0XL.dpuf

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Elfin’ Around Christmas Show Lenoir, NC
Dec
9
10:00 AM10:00

Elfin’ Around Christmas Show Lenoir, NC

Elfin' Around Christmas Show | J.E. Broyhill Civic Center | Saturday, 09. December 2017

Join us for the 1st annual Elfin' Around Christmas Show to be held Saturday Dec. 9th from 10am-3pm at the JE Broyhll Civic Center. This show will include over 40 vendors for your Christmas Shopping Pleasure! Also, a portion of the proceeds of this show will be donated to help make a Christmas AMAZING for a needy family in Caldwell County! Also, we ask that you donate a new, unwrapped, toy, a coat, or gift cards as you enter the show. These will be collected all day during the show and donated after the show as well. Make sure to enter our raffle as this will be a HUGE support to our donations, and you could win prizes from one of our vendors! We will have 1 raffle item donated by each of the vendors to be won!! Come have fun with the whole family, shop til you drop with specials from our vendors, and help make Christmas much brighter for those in need. We can't do it without you!
100 FREE swag bags will be given to the first 100 adults through the door. These bags will include samples, coupons good for the day of the show and more!
Don't miss this! Join so you don't forget, share the love with everyone you know, and mark your calendar! See you there!!!

Interested in joining as a vendor...or want to help our cause by joining as a SPONSOR?! Email adamseventsnc@gmail.com or visit our website for an application:

Gold Sponsors include:
OMNITRITION w/ Dawn Watson Carroll

Bronze Sponsors Include:
Michele's Cakes by Michele Moose
Paradise Home Improvement w/ Theresa Bregger

Vendors of this show also include:
Mary Kay by Alicia Starnes Coffey
LulaRoe by LuLaRoe Caitlin Pinkerton
Scentsy by Michele Moose
Young Living wih Dinah Young & Mary Clendenin
Paparazzi Accessories by Heather Speagle
Tar Heel Basement Systems
Art by Arlene facepainter
McKays Clay
Three Wise Men of Bethlehem
Segence Lipsense by April Dahlhauser
WoodMill Winery
Sherry's Dance Studio
King of Pops Charlotte
The Big Dawg, 92.1FM w/ Chad Triplett
Carolina Home Remodeling
Mandy's Chic Jewelry Boutique & Rodan & Fields w/ AC-Mandy Phillips
Lil Mert's w/ Merton Jenkins Jr
Color Street w/ Katie Popovici
Crafts , Quilts & more by Peggy Smith
Carter's Cancer Warriors
Sweet Creations Paper Crafts by Pam Isaacs Roths
Busy Bees Organization (Thirty One) by Marisa Miller
Forever Me & Hire the Handicapped by Donna Lee Musto
Nana M Soaps & More by Tonya Melton
Jacob & Mabrey's Gourmet Cotton Candy by Mikol Ward
Plexus w/ Meryl Flynn
Poppin Hot Kettle Corn w/ Tetra Daves
Norwex w/ Lauren Watkins
Rainbow of Troutman w/ Ashley Isenhour
Ruddy Man Beard Co. & Roots & Rain Designs w/ Jimmy Atkins
Bisque n Beads w/ Faye Takai-***
Single Stitches & Hooks w/ Samantha Mozingo
Tupperware w/ Kellie Mosley
Creative Compulsion w/ Brandy Moore Eldreth
Magnabilities-Paula ****/Britney Independent Consultant w/ Paula Young ****
Dot Dot Smile by Kathy's Korner w/ Kathy Moore
Grannys Glass Works w/ Donna Wyatt Summerow
Carolina Lily Boutique w/ Courtney McGee
Gin's Jewelry w/ Ginger Justice
LIttle Country Girls Boutique w/ Faith Foster
Virginia Lopez
Hometown Country Tack and Western Wear w/ Nicole Sipe

Santa will visit from Noon til 1pm!!!

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Dec
9
9:00 AM09:00

Swan Days Festival Swanquarter, NC

Swan Days Festival • Lake Mattamuskeet • December 9, 2017, 9:00AM–4:00PM. Guided bird tours. Living history of CCC Company 424, Swan Quarter and Mattamuskeet Camps. Steve Hoddy of EarthQuest will provide a live raptor demonstration. Craft and food vendors. Much more! All ages! Learn more: (252) 926-4021

Event Location

Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge
85 Mattamuskeet Rd,
Swanquarter, NC 27885

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Winterfest at Carowinds
Dec
8
to Dec 10

Winterfest at Carowinds

Come for the sights, sounds and festive fun of the holiday season during WinterFest. This all-new event is packed with holiday spirit and unique experiences for friends and families to enjoy. Experience Carowinds like never before and become immersed in the season’s spirit with a grand display of holiday lighting, festive décor, live entertainment and fanciful experiences, including up to 16 of your favorite rides.

What’s the holiday season without the food? The Carowinds culinary team has you covered. Our executive chef has thoughtfully crafted a holiday style menu with special dining locations and food offerings throughout the park. Treat yourself to a hearty helping of smoked turkey, carved hams and traditional fixings; or, try our homemade hot chocolate and holiday desserts that will leave you with dreams of sugar plum fairies.

From millions of shimmering lights and hands-on activities to arts-and-crafts and live shows, WinterFest will be the grandest holiday event in the Carolinas!

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Winterfest at Carowinds
Dec
1
to Dec 3

Winterfest at Carowinds

Come for the sights, sounds and festive fun of the holiday season during WinterFest. This all-new event is packed with holiday spirit and unique experiences for friends and families to enjoy. Experience Carowinds like never before and become immersed in the season’s spirit with a grand display of holiday lighting, festive décor, live entertainment and fanciful experiences, including up to 16 of your favorite rides.

What’s the holiday season without the food? The Carowinds culinary team has you covered. Our executive chef has thoughtfully crafted a holiday style menu with special dining locations and food offerings throughout the park. Treat yourself to a hearty helping of smoked turkey, carved hams and traditional fixings; or, try our homemade hot chocolate and holiday desserts that will leave you with dreams of sugar plum fairies.

From millions of shimmering lights and hands-on activities to arts-and-crafts and live shows, WinterFest will be the grandest holiday event in the Carolinas!

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Winterfest at Carowinds
Nov
24
to Nov 26

Winterfest at Carowinds

Come for the sights, sounds and festive fun of the holiday season during WinterFest. This all-new event is packed with holiday spirit and unique experiences for friends and families to enjoy. Experience Carowinds like never before and become immersed in the season’s spirit with a grand display of holiday lighting, festive décor, live entertainment and fanciful experiences, including up to 16 of your favorite rides.

What’s the holiday season without the food? The Carowinds culinary team has you covered. Our executive chef has thoughtfully crafted a holiday style menu with special dining locations and food offerings throughout the park. Treat yourself to a hearty helping of smoked turkey, carved hams and traditional fixings; or, try our homemade hot chocolate and holiday desserts that will leave you with dreams of sugar plum fairies.

From millions of shimmering lights and hands-on activities to arts-and-crafts and live shows, WinterFest will be the grandest holiday event in the Carolinas!

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Bloodies and Bagels - AIken, SC
Nov
23
10:30 AM10:30

Bloodies and Bagels - AIken, SC

The Bloodies and Bagels event will be held on the lawn of the Aiken County Historical Museum. Bagels of various flavors, cream cheese, coffee and Bloody Marys will be served. Enjoy this event before the walk into Hitchcock Woods for the Blessing of the Hounds at 11 a.m. There is no cost to attend but donations will be accepted.

 

Location

Aiken County Historical Museum.
433 Newberry Street S.W.
Aiken SC, 29801

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Nov
19
10:00 AM10:00

Military Timeline at Fort Dobbs - Statesville, NC

Visit with soldiers and support personnel from hundreds of years of North Carolina history. The experiences of veterans of the Revolution, Civil War, World Wars and other conflicts will be shared through living history displays and weapons firing demonstrations.

Fort Dobbs
438 Fort Dobbs Road, Statesville, NC 28625
USA

Cost:
$2 admission (children under 5 free)

 

 

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Carolina Renaissance Festival
Nov
18
to Nov 19

Carolina Renaissance Festival

Saturdays and Sundays, September 30th – November 19th, 2017

One of the largest attractions in the Carolinas and one of the biggest renaissance themed events in the USA, the Carolina Renaissance Festival takes place in a story-book Renaissance village filled with charming cottages, castles, kitchens and pubs, all with simulated architecture and design of a 16th century European village. Within the walls of this fictional village called Fairhaven villagers, artists, crafts-people, musicians, performance troupes and food vendors gather to create a marketplace festival in celebration of the arrival of their visiting King and Queen.

For more information about the Carolina Renaissance Festival watch Carl White's Life in the Carolinas Segment below:

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Carolina Renaissance Festival
Nov
11
to Nov 12

Carolina Renaissance Festival

Saturdays and Sundays, September 30th – November 19th, 2017

One of the largest attractions in the Carolinas and one of the biggest renaissance themed events in the USA, the Carolina Renaissance Festival takes place in a story-book Renaissance village filled with charming cottages, castles, kitchens and pubs, all with simulated architecture and design of a 16th century European village. Within the walls of this fictional village called Fairhaven villagers, artists, crafts-people, musicians, performance troupes and food vendors gather to create a marketplace festival in celebration of the arrival of their visiting King and Queen.

For more information about the Carolina Renaissance Festival watch Carl White's Life in the Carolinas Segment below:

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War Birds Air Show - Monroe, NC
Nov
11
to Nov 12

War Birds Air Show - Monroe, NC

The City of Monroe welcomes you to our Warbirds Over Monroe 2017 Air Show held Nov. 11 & 12, 2017.
This will be an amazing, entertaining, and educational event sure to excite and astonish.

Event Location: 3900 Paul J Helms Dr., Monroe, NC 28110

 

In 2005 Warriors & Warbirds started as a dream of several local pilots. With help from the City of Monroe, the Veterans Council of Union County, local businesses, and the hard work of volunteers, the Warbirds Over Monroe Air Show has grown into one of the area’s largest aviation events honoring those who have served.

“The Nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.”

– Calvin Coolidge, President of the U.S, 1923 – 1929

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Dickens Christmas Show and Festivals - Myrtle Beach, SC
Nov
9
to Nov 12

Dickens Christmas Show and Festivals - Myrtle Beach, SC

Recognized as a 2013 Top 100 Event by the American Bus Association, and listed as a Top 20 Southeast Tourism Society Events, the Dickens Christmas Show and Festivals in Myrtle Beach showcases a 19th century market place complete with everything from fine arts and gourmet foods and clothing to food tastings from all over the world and even Santa himself in his own castle.

For more information about the Dickens Christmas Show and Festivals in Myrtle Beach visit:
http://www.dickenschristmasshow.com

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Pumpkin Kisses & Harvest Wishes Fall Festival
Nov
5
12:00 PM12:00

Pumpkin Kisses & Harvest Wishes Fall Festival

Help end Alzheimers by joining us at the first annual Pumpkin Kisses and Harvest Wishes Fall Festival! Fun for the whole family with games, food, drinks, live music, carnival activities and lots more. Admission is free. Tickets available for purchase of food plates and drinks! Chili cook off contest! All net proceeds to benefit the Alzheimer's Association. Sponsorship opportunities available. Call Charlene Bailey at 803-862-7494 or email us at pumpkinkissesharvestwishes@gmail.com.

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Nov
4
7:00 PM19:00

Riverboat Casino Night - Liberty, SC

Event Description: Pickens County Meals on Wheels is excited to announce we will be hosting our first ever Riverboat Casino Night on November 4th from 7:00 – 10:00pm at the McKissick Center in Liberty. We are working with the Funtastic Events who will be supplying us with the blackjack, roulette, craps, and poker tables. We are transforming our dining room into a riverboat themed casino and will be encouraging our guest to dress for the theme. We will be pre-selling tickets for this event where there will be live music, an auction, heavy hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. The attendant who has the most chips at the end of the night will be rewarded with a Riverboat Casino Champion trophy. Tickets will be available through our website and Facebook via Ticket Tailor. Directions:
The McKissick Center at 349 Edgemont Avenue, Liberty, SC 29657 Parking will be available in the back and front of our building.

Date: 11/4/2017
Time: 7:00 PM TO 10:30 PM

349 Edgemont Avenue
Liberty, SC 29657
 

Phone:
864-606-3745

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Pecan Festival - Florence, SC
Nov
4
10:00 AM10:00

Pecan Festival - Florence, SC

With over 50,000 in attendance, come on out and enjoy the day with as Florence hosts stages of Live Entertainment with over 250 Food & Craft Vendors, Special Art Demonstrations, a Free Kids Zone, Amusement Rides, and Antique Tractor Show, Car Show and Competition, Cook-off Competition, Chalk Art Competition, 10K, 5k, and Half Marathon Races, a Half Metric Century Bike Ride, and much, much, more!

For more information about Florence’s South Carolina Pecan Festival visit:
http://www.florencedowntown.com/downtown-events/pecan-festival/

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Statesville Pumpkin Fest
Nov
4
10:00 AM10:00

Statesville Pumpkin Fest

Don’t Miss the 15th Annual
Statesville Pumpkin Fest
Saturday, November 4, 2017
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
in Historic Downtown Statesville,
North Carolina

Highlights of the 2016 Festival:

 

  • Festival Kid Zone
  • Games, Rides and Activities such as Pumpkin Bowling, Pumpkin Painting and even Pumpkin Smashing
  • Over 60 Art and Craft Exhibitors
  • A Variety of Tantalizing Food Booths
  • Main Stage Entertainment
  • Pumpkin Fest 5K and Fun Run/Walk  – Run for a Reason…Salute our Veterans!
  • Cornhole Tournament
  • Classic Car Cruise-In
  • Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest
  • Taste of North Carolina Craft Beer Garden

For general information about the festival contact: Statesville Pumpkin Fest at info@downtownstatesvillenc.org

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Carolina Renaissance Festival
Nov
4
to Nov 5

Carolina Renaissance Festival

Saturdays and Sundays, September 30th – November 19th, 2017

One of the largest attractions in the Carolinas and one of the biggest renaissance themed events in the USA, the Carolina Renaissance Festival takes place in a story-book Renaissance village filled with charming cottages, castles, kitchens and pubs, all with simulated architecture and design of a 16th century European village. Within the walls of this fictional village called Fairhaven villagers, artists, crafts-people, musicians, performance troupes and food vendors gather to create a marketplace festival in celebration of the arrival of their visiting King and Queen.

For more information about the Carolina Renaissance Festival watch Carl White's Life in the Carolinas Segment below:

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Nov
4
9:00 AM09:00

Reindeer Day 2017 Rolesville, NC

Event will be held on November 4th, 2017. It will feature more than 160 vendors with a variety of items to shop from including gourmet and gluten-free food, baby items, jewelry, candles, paintings, garland, home decor, wreaths, candles, monogramming, paintings, apparel, and more. $2 admission. Hours: 9am-4pm

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Nov
4
to Nov 5

2017 NC Gourd Festival Raleigh, NC

The 76th annual Gourd Festival will be held on November 4-5, 2017. The festival includes displays of historic and exotic gourds, crafters and growers, gourd craft, supplies and seeds. There will be more than 70 competition categories, including ones for any age or skill level. Hours: Sat 9am-5pm; Sun 10am-4pm

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Fall Plow Day - Morganton, NC
Nov
3
10:00 AM10:00

Fall Plow Day - Morganton, NC

Fall Plow Day & Antique Power Show

Fall Plow Day & Antique Power Show
Morganton, NC Parks and Recreation..Catawba Meadows Park
Morganton, NC 28655

Two-day event featuring antique tractors, hit & miss engines, steam engines, restored trucks, vendors, crafts, food, & entertainment.

Located at Catawba Meadows Parks, along the Catawba River. Catawba Meadows also includes: walking/cycling trails, disc golf, zipline, climbing wall, and much more.

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Treat Street - Eden, NC
Oct
30
3:00 PM15:00

Treat Street - Eden, NC

Treat Street

Trick-or-treaters are invited to dress up in costumes and visit Historic Downtown Leaksville Merchants with Treat Street signs in their front windows to receive a special Halloween treat. Stay tuned for more information.

When

  • Friday, October 30th
  • 3-6 p.m.

Where

  • Participating merchants located in the Old Leaksville Shopping District
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Spooky Meadows - Morganton, NC
Oct
29
7:00 PM19:00

Spooky Meadows - Morganton, NC

 

Catawba Meadows Park will be sporting a spooky disguise throughout Halloween week this year. City of Morganton Parks and Recreation and the Valley Hills Antique Power Club have joined together to bring Spooky Meadows back to Morganton for the second time and provide visitors will “the thrills and chills of a good old-fashioned Halloween Hayride.”

Morganton Parks and Recreation Administrative Manager Jennifer Nicholson said the inaugural event last year drew more than 500 people. Due to the surprising large numbers in attendance, they decided to expand to three nights this year.

Nicholson said there will be five trailers that continuously will be taking people throughout the trail, which runs through the park and along the Morganton Greenway. The ride will last about 20 minutes, and they are aiming to have groups leave every five minutes to get them through quickly. The trail is going to offer many different Halloween-oriented, spooky props, and volunteers and staff members from the power club and recreation center will be working the trail.

The ride is not only longer this year but also will have two additional trailers and more haunted features throughout the trail, Nicholson said.

“Its family oriented,” she said of the ride. “Parents can participate as well as the children.”

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PEANUTS™ Pumpkin Patch Express - Bryson City, NC
Oct
29
3:30 PM15:30

PEANUTS™ Pumpkin Patch Express - Bryson City, NC

The leaves will be turning this October and the pumpkins will be ready to be carved! The PEANUTS gang returns to the GSMR Pumpkin Patch this October. Ready for some family fun? PEANUTS™ The Great Pumpkin Patch Express returns to the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad for 2017! The excursions, which are themed after Charles M. Schulz’s classic story “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” will be departing from the Bryson City Depot in October of 2017!

About This Trip

Guests will hear a narration of Schulz’s “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” as the train travels to the Pumpkin Patch. Upon arrival, passengers will be greeted and have a photo opportunity with Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Snoopy. During your 1 hour and 45 minute layover, your activities to enjoy at The Great Pumpkin Patch will include:

  • campfire marshmallows
  • coloring station
  • temporary tattoos
  • trick or treating
  • bouncy house
  • hayrides

And kids, don’t forget to wear your Halloween costumes! There will be plenty of PEANUTS™ merchandise at the GSMR Gift Store and Train Museum! Each child will also select their own pumpkin from The Great Pumpkin Patch to take home.

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Oct
29
12:00 PM12:00

Barktoberfest 2017 Durham, NC

The Barktoberfest will be held on October 29, 2017. It is the celebration of all things canine. Featuring the traditions of Woofstock, with additional new and exciting activities. Event attractions may include Treibball Competition and Demo, Costume Contest and Parade, Fun Zone, Local Canine Foster and Adoption Organizations, Fun Walk, Pet Market, Rabies Vaccinations, Canine Food Drive, and much more. Free admission. Hours: 12pm-4pm

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