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More than 1,000 expected for Pawtoberfest in Bear Creek Regional Park Sept. 15

Sept. 11, 2018
       The 10th annual Pawtoberfest by the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region (HSPRR) will offer various dog-related activities Saturday, Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at El Paso County's Bear Creek Regional Park.
       Proceeds will help fund programs for homeless or abused animals in the Pikes Peak Region, a press release states, with more than 1,000 attendees expected.
       Those attending are asked to park at the Norris Penrose Event Center overflow lot, 1106 W. Moreno Ave. Dog-friendly shuttles will run throughout the day, a press release states.
       The main Pawtoberfest activities will be in the developed-park area west of 21st Street off Argus Boulevard (next to the County Dog Park). Activities will include beer/spirit tastings, food trucks, an agility course and various contests.
       Also scheduled is a dog walk/run at the Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road. Signups for that will be taken from 8:30 to 10 a.m., according to HSPPR event information.
       Advance ticket prices for Pawtoberfest are $45 ($25 for ages 13-17 and free for 12 and under). For more information, the event website is pawtoberfest.org.

Westside Pioneer/press release
(Community: Humane Society)

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