Strangeways Brewing is once again supporting the animal rescue community with their annual fall dog event. Barktoberfest, to be held this Saturday, October 7th. There will be live entertainment, food trucks, over 36 beers available, and lots of family-friendly activities starting at 11:30 AM. All proceeds will benefit Richmond Animal Care and Control.
The free event is dog-friendly of course, and will feature adoptable dogs on site from noon until 4:30 PM. There will be pet-related vendors on hand, a silent auction, face painting, pet trick and costume contests, a stein holding competition, and more.
Richmond Animal Care and Control is also asking attendees to bring new or gently used towels and blankets, cat and dog toys and food, and more to stock their van with much-needed supplies.
The event will be emceed by Kat Simons of Mix 98.1. Dogs must be on leashes at all times and will not be allowed in the taproom.
The day’s schedule of activities follows below.