MATTHEWS – The Town of Matthews will host the fifth annual Pawsitively Matthews with more than 50 pet-friendly vendors, including area pet stores, veterinarians, treat bakeries, groomers, trainers and petsitters.
The festival takes place 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 3 in Stumptown Park, 120 S. Trade St. Admission is free.
Dogs will be available for adoption from several area rescue groups, as well as an adoptable dog parade in the afternoon.
Activities include off-leash areas for play, rabies vaccinations, micro-chipping, food trucks, beer/wine “Pawvilion,” music from the Coconut Groove Band, rock-climbing wall, K-9 demonstration (2:30 p.m.) and frisbee show (11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.)
Visit www.matthewsfun.com for details.