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Mutts strut their stuff for Apple Day at Bayview Corner

Natasha Sheldon, her daughter Sasha, and yorkie, Beetee, took home the “best owner and dog costume combo” prize last year for “Toy Story.” - Photo courtesy of Marian Myszkowski
Natasha Sheldon, her daughter Sasha, and yorkie, Beetee, took home the “best owner and dog costume combo” prize last year for “Toy Story.”
— image credit: Photo courtesy of Marian Myszkowski

BY RECORD STAFF

Look for dressed-up dogs and dog-dressed people at the Historic Bayview Corner.

Apple Day, featuring the seventh annual Mutt Strut dog parade and costume contest, is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20.

Admission is free and the event takes place rain or shine.

Activities include an apple pressing and tasting station. Staff from Bayview Farm & Garden will press apples for fresh cider and leading you through a delicious apple tasting experience.

Dress up a canine pal for the Mutt Strut dog parade and costume contest. Registration begins at noon and the parade is at 1:30 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for best dog costume, best owner and dog costume combo, best trick, best celebrity dog and new this year, best owner (adult) costume and best owner (child) costume.

“Yappy” hour begins at 2:30 p.m. with refreshments for both two- and four-legged participants.

Representatives from local animal organizations will have booths with information about animal adoption, resources and more.

Bring old veggies to hurl at a target for the Cornucopia Chuck, hosted by the Bayview Farmers Market from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. All ages are welcome to the apple stacking contest at noon.

Also enjoy more than 50 vendors, including farmers, producers, artisans and chefs.

Apple Day and the Mutt Strut are organized by Bayview Farm & Garden, Bayview Farmer’s Market and Goosefoot. For more information, visit www.goosefoot.org.

 

 

 

 

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