MATTHEWS – The Town of Matthews Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resource Department will host more than 50 pet-friendly vendors at its sixth annual Pawsitively Matthews.
Vendors will include area pet stores, veterinarians, treat bakeries, groomers, trainers and pet sitters.
Dogs will be available for adoption from several area rescue groups. Adoptable dog parades start at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
The Matthews Police Department K9 Unit will give demonstrations at 2:30 p.m. The Magical Poodle Show performs at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Other attractions include off-leash areas for play, food trucks, a beer “Pawvilion” hosted by Seaboard Brewing, live music from the Late Night Special Band and a rock climbing wall.
The winner of the 2019 Matthews Finest Fido Contest, Winston Corghill (owned by Monica Patel), will be on-hand.
The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 2 at Stumptown Park, 120 S. Trade St. Admission is free. The event will be held rain or shine. Visit www.matthewsfun.com for details.