Category Archives: Things to do

Somerville Dog Festival 2017

The 8th Annual Somerville Dog Festival is a community-wide event to celebrate dogs and the families who love them at Trum Field on Sunday September 10th 11-3pm.Somerville Dog Festival 2017

. The Somerville Foundation for Animals proudly hosts the festival, with 100% of the proceeds benefiting local animal-related charities. New this year, the Somerville Foundation for Animals is establishing the Somerville Pet Food Bank to support people and animals in need here in our community.

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This year we are featuring the DOGGIE FUN ZONE! What’s the Doggie Fun Zone? It’s like American Ninja Warrior for your dog!

We are also featuring Try It Games like Nose Work, Agility, Weight Pull and the always popular Kibble Quest!

Other events include:

Urban Mushing Demo
Come When Called Class (sign up on our website)
Dog/Owner Look-a-Like Contest (sign up on our website)
Best Trick Contest (sign up on our website)..

 

Ipswich Humane Group Doggy Maze Daze at Marini Farm 2017

The Ipswich Humane Group is teaming up with Marini Farm in Ipswich to host a Doggy Maze Daze Fundraiser to support the Ipswich animal shelter. One weekend only Marini Farm will open the corn maze for pet owners and their four legged friends! Guests can bring their dog and get lost in the maze.  Ipswich Humane Group Doggy Maze Daze at Marini Farm 2017

This is the only weekend that dogs will be allowed to navigate the maze with our 2 legged guests!

What: Doggy Maze Daze Fundraiser
When: Sept. 9th & 10th
Time: 10 am – 6 pm
Price: $12.99 (children 2 and under are FREE)
Four legged friends are FREE!

Pet Rock Fest 2017 in North Grafton MA

The 19th Pet Rock Fest is  will be held on Sunday, September  10, 2017, from noon to 5 p.m. on the grounds of the Wyman-Gordon plant, 244 Worcester St., North Grafton. With a move to this centrally-located and expansive venue, the event is sure to expand in numerous ways, drawing more attendees and participants. petrockfest

Tickets (at the gate) are $12 for adults and $5 for kids 12 and under. There will be $2 off coupons located in various locations before the event.

The event features all of the popular attractions, but will include additions to our offerings: from food to vendors to events to nonprofit participation. And, of course, Pet Rock Fest continues to put the spotlight on the animal welfare organizations of New England that work hard to promote kindness to animals.

Wyman-Gordon is eager to host the fest, and is welcoming Pet Rock Fest enthusiastically, as is the town of Grafton. Located conveniently to the Mass. Pike, Route 30, Route 146 and Route 122, the venue is super accessible from points east, west, north and south. Also, the venue offers a large, grassy, fenced-in event area, and thousands of parking spaces right on the premises. It is ideal for both people and animals.

There is plenty of space, and beyond, to bring back all of our attractions, including K9 demos, an agility course, the Frisbee dog team, live music, the Adoptable Pet Parade, Amateur Dog Contest, vegetarian vendors and our wonderful sponsors and animal welfare organizations.

Pet Rock Fest features live music, performances and games for kids, author signings, Pups in the Air Frisbee Dog Team, doggie massages, photos of your pets, animal mascots, vegetarian food court, games for kids, contests for dogs, a cat photo contest, doggie massages, a doggie water park, demonstrations, exhibits, vendors and, most importantly, hundreds of nonprofit groups devoted to animal welfare causes. All animals.

Pet Rock Fest gives its proceeds to worthy animal related charities that support a variety of causes, from shelters to law refo
Wyman Gordon
244 Worcester St, North Grafton, Massachusetts 01536