Furry Fest at Gulf Place
Bring your four-legged family members to Furry Fest at Gulf Place, Saturday Feb. 21 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Come out to hear live music by the Screamin' Fleas and lots of fun and shopping for both you and your furry friend.
ALAQUA and HEART Animal Rescue have joined forces in this FREE community event to raise much needed funds for shelter animals and promote community awareness.
Furry Fest Schedule of Events presented my emcee Aimee Shaffer:
10 a.m.-Noon | KC Phelps
Noon-3 p.m. | The Screamin' Fleas
10 a.m. | Opening ~ Blessing (Kelsie Walker)
10:10 a.m. | Agility Demonstration
10:30-11:30 a.m. | Nonie's Ark Animal Encounters (children's area)
10:45 a.m. | Furry Friends Cake Strutt
11:00 a.m. | Agility Demonstration
11:45 a.m. | 30A Dance Wave Performance (15-30 minutes)
Noon | Agility Demonstration
12:45 p.m. | Smooch Pooch Contest
12:55 p.m. | Furry Friends Fun Parade and group photo
1 p.m. | Agility Demonstration
1:10 p.m. | Costume Winners announced
1:30 p.m. | Fast and Furriest Races (Doxie races)
2 p.m. | Agility Demonstartion
2:15 p.m. | The Beagles Strutt Contest
2:30 p.m. | Raffle Ends (Several items for a chance to win)
Judging for the pet costume contest includes prizes for Furriest Human Costume/Furriest Dog Costume (look-a-like), Furriest Dog in Costume (Big and Small), Cutest Dog (Big and Small), and Most Creative Costume (Big and Small).
Mardpaws Competition Agility Training will also have an agility course to run for a donation of $3 and all proceeds go to Alaqua and HEART. Training tips and free Kona fur will be available to the first 1000 visitors. For more information and a schedule of events, join the conversation on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/FurryFest.