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POP Cats: Cats + Pop + Art Festival
Sep
28
to Sep 29

POP Cats: Cats + Pop + Art Festival

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Saturday: September 28th, 2019 • 10am to 7pm
Sunday: September 29th, 2019 • 11am to 5pm

POP Cats™ is a fun-packed festival fueled by the spirit of cats, pop, and art! You’ll love the cat playgrounds; artists; music; photo ops; artisans; brands; workshops; influencers; cat adoptions; tattoos; and more! A portion of profits benefits participating cat organizations.

There will be cat playgrounds for kids and adults; cat adoptions; artists; talks; merchandise; personality meet & greet; contests; cat tattoos; music; cat-tails; face painting; live painting; caricatures, Art Workshop for Kids, Art Workshop for Adults, Cat Workshop for Adults, Cat Toy Workshop for Children. Some workshops & meet & greets not included with general admission.

Tickets and information at https://popcats.org/portland-2019/

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Dogs Day Out
Sep
14
10:00 AM10:00

Dogs Day Out

A fundraiser for Fences For Fido and local dog parks, this event coordinates with the annual Sandy/Boring Cyclocross event. This is a dog-friendly event with a special area of the corn maze set aside strictly for dogs and their humans to stroll and explore. There will be food, drinks, music, pet-related activities, raffle baskets, and demonstrations. Admission is free. Details at https://www.ci.sandy.or.us/events/15822/

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Oregon Corgi Beach Day event for OHS
Jul
27
10:00 AM10:00

Oregon Corgi Beach Day event for OHS

2019 Oregon Corgi Beach Day - Benefiting the Oregon Humane Society
Beach Day Theme: Corgi Beach Bums
Date: Saturday, July 27,2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Cannon Beach OR, On the Beach between 1st St and Ecola Creek

Let’s pack up our gear, picnic lunch and of course our Corgis (Purebred or Mix) and head out to Cannon Beach for the day! Nothing says Summer Fun like a mob of Corgis enjoying the Sun, Sand and the Ocean Breeze, while raising money for a good cause!

100% of our Net Proceeds goes to the Oregon Humane Society

Our goal is to raise funds for the Oregon Humane Society so, we encourage a $10 donation to OHS at sign in.

Sign-in at the OHS tent so we can get an official Corgi and Human count and drop off your donation to Oregon Humane Society! Then shop at the merchandise area to get your Corgi gifts, raffle tickets, and/or bid on the silent action items. You can purchase Beach Day merchandise in advance of the event at http://www.portlandcorgi.com/Shop.php

PARKING: Use any PUBLIC or STREET PARKING on the north end of Cannon Beach. (Remember to obey posted parking restrictions.) Cannon Beach is a small coastal town, so plan to spend time looking for Parking.

Agenda: (No Group Photo planned)

• 10:00am Event Opens - Stop by the OHS tent to sign-in and drop off your donation.

• 11:30 am Costume Contest – the audience will select a winner

2019 Categories:
1. Best Beach Bootie
2. Celebrity Impersonations
3. Dynamic Duo - Owner & Corgi Themed
4. Any Thing Goes

• 1:00pm Corgi Races – the fastest stumpy legs around, will your corgi win it? (REGISTER at the OHS booth starting at 11:00am until all 64 racing slots are filled).

• 2:00pm Raffle Drawing - you have to be present to win!

• 2:30 pm Silent Auction Closes - winners announced, you have to be present to win, if someone that out-bid you does not claim the prize, we will move down the list to the next highest bidder.

• 4:00pm Event Closes - pack up and head out for a well-deserved Corgi nap!

FOR SALE:
Various Corgi themed items.
Raffle Tickets - $1.00

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Paws on the Plaza (Bonnie Hays Animal Shelter)
Jul
23
5:30 PM17:30

Paws on the Plaza (Bonnie Hays Animal Shelter)

Join us this summer on July 23rd in Downtown Hillsboro for Paws on the Plaza! Held at the Hillsboro Tuesday Night Market surrounded by food, produce, artisan vendors, classic cars, live music and more, this is a family and dog friendly event! Contests, check your chip, and dog licensing information.

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Portland Starlight Parade
Jun
1
8:30 PM20:30

Portland Starlight Parade

A free annual event through the streets of downtown Portland. Oregon Humane Society’s float will feature the Royal Canine Court. One of our most popular events, the Portland General Electric/SOLVE Starlight Parade offers funky, eclectic fun for everyone. From traditional marching bands and flood-lit floats, to glow-in-the-dark umbrellas and unique hand-built entries, you’ll see the best of Portland’s diverse community groups (and surrounding Northwest region) together in one whimsical pageant. 2019 makes for an exciting Starlight Parade as it celebrates more than 40 years in the city of Portland!

The Starlight Parade continues a longtime festival tradition from the early 1900s, when illuminated floats built on electric trolley cars made their way through the city on trolley tracks. Today, participants light up the night with approximately 100 illuminated entries along a 2.25-mile route. The parade draws more than 325,000 spectators to downtown Portland, and is also broadcast live from 9:00 – 11:00 p.m. on FOX 12. Don’t miss the fun of one of the Rose Festival’s best and brightest traditions!

The Portland General Electric/SOLVE Starlight Parade will begin at 8:30 p.m. on June 1, 2019.

Details at One of our most popular events, the Portland General Electric/SOLVE Starlight Parade offers funky, eclectic fun for everyone. From traditional marching bands and flood-lit floats, to glow-in-the-dark umbrellas and unique hand-built entries, you’ll see the best of Portland’s diverse community groups (and surrounding Northwest region) together in one whimsical pageant. 2019 makes for an exciting Starlight Parade as it celebrates more than 40 years in the city of Portland!

The Starlight Parade continues a longtime festival tradition from the early 1900s, when illuminated floats built on electric trolley cars made their way through the city on trolley tracks. Today, participants light up the night with approximately 100 illuminated entries along a 2.25-mile route. The parade draws more than 325,000 spectators to downtown Portland, and is also broadcast live from 9:00 – 11:00 p.m. on FOX 12. Don’t miss the fun of one of the Rose Festival’s best and brightest traditions!

The Portland General Electric/SOLVE Starlight Parade will begin at 8:30 p.m. on June 1, 2019.

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Dog Day in May
May
26
10:00 AM10:00

Dog Day in May

Dog Day in May in The Village at Sunriver is a popular event with local and traveling dogs, and their human companions.

Start the day with the 5k Poker Dog Walk/Run at 10am. In addition to getting in some exercise, you’ll be benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and SW Washington. Afterward, join the canine festivities at the Village starting at 11am. Activities include amateur dog talent contests, Humane Society adoptions, and vendors offering a range of canine products and services.

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May
22
6:00 PM18:00

Rose Festival Canine Court

Dogs of all sizes, ages and breeds are invited to put their best paw forward for the 2019 Portland Rose Festival Canine Court. Six dogs will be honored as the official Canine Court, including two lucky dogs being crowned as the King/Queen of the Canine Court. All six dogs will be invited to ride on a float (or walk alongside it) at the Rose Festival Starlight Parade.

If you think your dog has what it takes to be this year’s Canine Court King or Queen, head over to the Canine Court webpage and apply today!

100% of the proceeds from Canine Court application goes directly to the care of all the animals at the Oregon Humane Society.

Registration is $50. Deadline May 12. https://www.oregonhumane.org/get-involved/events/caninecourt/

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Food Truck Frenzy at Willamette Humane
May
17
5:00 PM17:00

Food Truck Frenzy at Willamette Humane

Celebrate the change of seasons at our Spring Food Truck Frenzy. It’s happening May 17th from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., courtesy of Paula Fordham and Ryan Fordham at The Fordham Real Estate Group @ RE/MAX Integrity (Paula Fordham, Re/Max Integrity Salem). We'll have pup playgroups, live music, food trucks, adoptable animals, beer, Caesar The No Drama Llama, a magic show (at 6:30 p.m.) and more at this pet-friendly, family-friendly event. And it's all to support the dogs and cats in the shelter.

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Caesar the No Drama Llama at Salem Transit Center
Apr
25
3:00 PM15:00

Caesar the No Drama Llama at Salem Transit Center

Get on Board Day is the new national awareness and advocacy day that encourages people to support public transportation and showcases the benefits it brings to communities.

Sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association, Get on Board Day is April 25. This coincides with congressional spring break, which is when elected officials are back in their districts. We're celebrating at the Downtown Transit Center from 3 to 5 p.m. with giveaways and an appearance by Caesar the No Drama Llama!

https://www.cherriots.org/news/get-on-board-with-cherriots/

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2019 Sunriver Brewing Company K-9 Keg Pull
Feb
2
12:00 PM12:00

2019 Sunriver Brewing Company K-9 Keg Pull

The Sunriver Brewing Co. K9 Keg Pull is the premier winter event in Sunriver. A 150-foot snow runway sets the stage for this doggie olympics. Dog owners register their pups in a variety of weight divisions, which will dictate what size “keg” their pooch will pull. Each participant will be timed and prizes awarded for each weight category.

Tickets are $15. All proceeds from the Keg Pull will benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and SW Washington.

Vendors for humans and canines will be on display. Participants and spectators are encouraged to donate dog food and enter to win some great prizes. The dog food will be donated to the Humane Society of Central Oregon.

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Nov
2
5:00 PM17:00

Noche de Los Gatos (Night of the Cats)

Noche de los Gatos (Night of the Cats) is the Oregon Humane Society’s only cat-centric event of the year and the premier gathering for curators of kittens, friends of felines, and lovers of all things cat! Noche de los Gatos will take place at The Commune, one of Portland’s newest collaborative open work spaces, located in the historic Old Town building in downtown Portland. Noche de los Gatos will feature animal-loving vendors, adorable cats & kittens from the Oregon Humane Society (yes, they will be available for adoption), great food and drinks, awesome raffle prizes for cat and people alike and much more! Will your favorite, local social media cat celebrities be on hand for meet-and-greets? Stay tuned to find out! To stay up to date on the event and to purchase tickets visit: https://www.oregonhumane.org/get-involved/events/noche-de-los-gatos/

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Sep
8
10:00 AM10:00

Muttzanita 2018

Manzanita - Hundreds of dog lovers gather for coastal festival featuring local businesses, games, contests, demos, vendors, kid’s activities and a pet parade. Well-behaved dogs, cats and humans all welcome! Proceeds support Tillamook Animal Shelter and Animal Haven by the Sea. Details Muttzanita.com.

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