Saturday, November 18
DogFest Walk N Roll Orlando
A fun-filled day at Lake Lily Park in Maitland to benefit Canine Companions for Independence. CCI.org (click on Southeast Training Center).
Annual Canine Christmas Festival
Bishop Animal Shelter SPCA 5718 21st Ave. W., Bradenton.
The event draws more than 3,000 people and their pets annually with a variety of vendors for shopping, local rescues with adoptable dogs and a Doggy Fashion Show. Vendor space is now available. Call Samantha Dominis at 941.718.3019.
12th Annual Mutts and Martini's
The afternoon event will take place at Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale. Pet-themed vendors, games, silent auction, live music. Rescue groups will be on-site with adoptables.
For sponsor opportunities, call 954.468.1541, ext 208. Or email Karly@GoRiverWalk.com
Sunday, November 19
Third Annual Peppermint Bark & Brunch
11a - Shop; Noon Brunch and entertainment. Includes a Doggie Buffet.
Trump International, 3505 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach.
To RSVP, call 561.482.8110.
A benefit for Tri-County Animal Rescue, 21287 Boca Rio Rd., Boca Raton. www.TriCountyHumane.org
Monday, November 20
Annual Puttin On The Poodle
Luncheon and entertainment. Silent and live auction.
Michael's On East, Sarasota.
A benefit for Florida Poodle Rescue - FloridaPoodleRescue.org
Thursday, November 23 (Thanksgiving Day)
2017 Goody Goody Turkey Gobble
5k and 8k run and a dog-friendly walk/run.
Starts and ends in Downtown Tampa outside Amalie Arena.
Delicious post race breakfast provided by Goody Goody Famous Burgers.
Saturday, November 25
Bark Life Market & More
Small Business Saturday
Mimosas and Mini Donuts with some incredible sales.
Both Market locations: 6647 Central Ave., St. Pete and 11220 Park Blvd., Seminole. Call 727.399.3647 for more information.
Sunday, November 26
A Very Doggy Christmas
Jacksonville's Largest Yappy Hour celebrates with a canine costume contest. Photos with Santa. Enjoy live music, a pet expo, games, prizes. 2 Independent Dr., Jacksonville. JacksonvilleLanding.com
SAVE THIS DATE:
AKC National Championship
Orange County Convention Center, Orlando.
Saturday, December 9
2nd Annual Weenie Fest 2017
Presented by the North Florida Dachshund Club.
Ocean Palm Golf Course, 3600 S. Central Ave., Flagler Beach.
Wiener races. Vendors. Food, beer and wine. 50/50 raffle.
SunCoast Humane Society Annual Pet Walk
Sunday, December 10
1st Annual Chili Cook Off
The Ranch Grill, 14475 SR-70 E., Bradenton.
Live music. Trophies. Door Prizes. Raffles.
A benefit for Nate’s Honor Animal Rescue.
for more details and contest rules contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, January 7, 2018
Brunch With Your Pup
Marilyn L. Mennello Sculpture Garden, The Mennello Museum of American Art, 900 E. Princeton Street, Orlando.
Bring your pups and come celebrate the New Year with us. A brunch buffet will be created by La Femme du Forage. Rookie’s Pet Nutrition will be providing a brunch buffet for the pups.
January 13, 2018
5th Annual Take Me Home Adoption Event
North Florida Fairgrounds, 4441 Paul Russell Rd., Tallahassee.
This is a great event for businesses and there are some sponsorship opportunities available. Vendor space reservations are being accepted now. More than 2,000 people and their pets have attended this annual family-fun event with more than 60% of the adoptable pets finding homes. Activities include: Barnhunt, Lure Coursing, Dog Obedience trials. More than 13 animal rescue groups participating. Food and beverage trucks on-ssite. Prize drawings, giveaways, interactive events for the whole family. For sponsorship and vendor information, contact Grayce Berman, 850.631.2226;
Saturday, February 10, 2018
4th Annual Indie Folkfest at The Mennello
The Mennello Museum of American Art,
900 E. Princeton Street, Orlando.
Family and pet-friendly event showcasing local, national and regional art, music and culinary talents.
Vendors, artists and volunteers contact Katherine Navarro at 407.246.4278 ext. 4861. www.MennelloMuseum.org
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