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Humane Society's annual Pawtoberfest in Bear Creek Regional Park Sept. 16

       The annual Pawtoberfest by the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region (HSPRR) will offer various dog-related activities Saturday, Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bear Creek Regional Park.
       Proceeds will help fund programs for homeless or abused animals in the Pikes Peak Region, a press release states.
       "All parking is at the Norris Penrose Event Center overflow lot, 1106 W. Moreno Ave.," the release adds. “Dog-friendly shuttles will run throughout the day. There is no parking at the festival area or Bear Creek Nature Center.”
       Included is a 2-mile walk/run for dogs and their owners 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.
       Other Pawtoberfest activities, in the developed-park area west of 21st Street off Argus Boulevard, will include beer/spirit tastings, food trucks, agility course and various contests.
       Advance ticket prices are $45 ($25 for ages 13-17 and free for 12 and under). Prices increase on event day, the press release adds.
       For more information, the event website is pawtoberfest.org.

From a press release
(Posted 9/12/17; Outdoors: City/County Parks)

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