K9 Keg Pull
January 26 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
We are thrilled to add this popular local event to WinterFest for 2019! The course will be located in the parking lot in front of the American Legion building, with the WinterFest Beer Garden and Silent Auction & Raffle taking place right along with it!
Registration is available online prior to the event (REGISTER HERE) as well as in person from 11:30-12:30 pm the day of the event. Proceeds benefit PARTNERS! Canines.
Dogs of all sizes/abilities are matched up with empty beer kegs that are mounted on sleds/snowboards. Races will begin at 1 pm and run as late as 4 pm, depending on the number of competitors. Read more about the event, including games and prizes for humans, too, in this Watauga Democrat story.
There is no cost to watch the races. Guests 21+ can purchase beverages from our Beer Garden vendors, and we plan to have food available on-site.
PARTNERS! Canines is a High Country dog rescue non-profit organization that works with the surrounding counties in North Carolina to rescue puppies and dogs from high-kill shelters in rural NC and transport them to rescue partners around the country, who then spay/neuter them and find them forever homes. Their mission is to end the euthanasia of adoptable dogs and puppies in animal shelters throughout the South. All funds raised will be used to pay for vaccinations, medical and transport expenses. Over the last 12 years, PARTNERS! Canines has provided a second chance for over 12,000 dogs and puppies. For more information on PARTNERS! Canines, or to find out how you can volunteer or foster, please visit their website at www.partnerscanines.org.