Woofstock & Wieners: A Festival for Fido and Friends

More fun than you can wag your tail at! This event features the popular Wiener Dog Races; new races for all breeds by weight; costume contests: silly dog tricks; fetch competitions; doggy musical chairs; largest lap dog; microchips, vaccines, and spay/neuter coupons clinic; Food Truck Roundup; and so much more! Music easels 12:30pm, mini musical concert at 4pm. For registration forms, schedule and info visit

Third Annual Shepherdstown DogFest

Shepherdstown will hold its third annual "DogFest" the weekend of August 15-16 The event will be held on North King Street in the heart of downtown, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., both days. It will include a wide variety of activities for dogs, their owners, and dog lovers, as well as activities that everybody can enjoy. The main activities on Saturday will be a parade of rescue dogs at 11:00 a.m. and a dog show open to dogs owned by residents and visitors at 3:00 p.m. Sunday's main activity will be an 11:00 a.m. "Look and Learn" parade of dogs featuring more than a dozen heritage breeds that are rarely seen outside of major dog shows. Both days will include blessings of the dogs; flyball demonstrations; exhibits and demonstrations by trainers, rescue organizations, and others; and children's activities. Throughout the weekend, many restaurants and stores and will let dog owners bring their dogs inside. Many will also be offering special dog-themed food, drinks, and items for sale. Pools and misters will be set up so dogs can stay cool in the August heat. Full schedule details are available on the Shepherdstown Visitors Center website at