Stop by and pick up some tail waggin' schwag
If you haven't already, mark your calendars for this year's Hounds at Highfield event to be held in Falmouth this Sunday, June 27 from 11:30am to 3pm, rain or shine.
The event, a local celebration of all things canine, is also afund-raiser for a more than worthy organization, Friends of FalmouthDogs. Friends of Falmouth Dogs, the town's shelter, has placed over a 1,000 dogs in loving homes since its beginning.
Hounds is a day-long festival featuring fun, food and entertainment. It begins with the 1st annual K95K Trail Run--theperfect activity for the active dog owner and his/her dog. The 5K run,walk, jog winds through the lovely Beebe Woods on the grounds ofhistoric Highfield Hall.
Throughout the day, folks and their kids (both human and furry) willbe treated to a variety of activities and presentations including aBlessing of the Animals at noon, a parade of Friends of Falmouth Dogsalumni at 12:30pm, a dog/owner look-alike contest at 2:30pm and severaltalks on canine health issues including Lyme Disease and pet first aid.The complete schedule of events is available here.
Enjoy food, raffles and the many vendors there peddling all theproducts, clothing and most importantly, toys, every precious pup needs.
Admission is $5 for adults and FREE for KIDS and DOGS. Please note,dogs must be leashed at ALL times and the organizers request that theirbe only one dog per handler.
Highfield Hall is located at 56 Highfield Drive in Falmouth, 508-495-1878. Click here to read about this magnificent mansion and the renovation project that restored it to its former glory.