Annual Dog Walk & K-9 Festival - Saturday, May 3, 2014
The Dog Walk & K-9 Festival is an annual event that attracts thousands of people and pets from in and around southwest Michigan. This event exists to raise money for the Kalamazoo Humane Society's many programs and services. It is held at the beautiful Prairie View Park (899 East U Ave, Vicksburg) and it a day of fun and entertainment for dogs and their owners.
The Dog Walk includes a flying disc competition, dock jumping competition, microchipping, a children’s area, a pet adoption area, pet photographs, contests, several animal demonstrations, and lots of good food and fun for the whole family. This year marks the 30th year for the Dog Walk & K-9 Festival and it is the largest event the Kalamazoo Humane Society holds each year.
For more information on the Dog Walk & K-9 Festival or to see photos from last year's event please visit, www.kazoohumane.org/dogwalk.
Nipper's Night Out - November, 2014 (tentative)
This event is an evening filled with wonderful food, great company and fun prizes to help animals in our community! The event begins with hors d'oeuvres, open bar (6:00-8:00pm) and a silent auction featuring many one-of-a-kind packages and getaways. For the highlight of the evening, guests are served a gourmet dinner while enjoying an up close and personal concert with a well known entertainer.
Nipper's Night Out is held in the Gatsby/Loft310 at the Entertainment District in beautiful downtown Kalamazoo. For more information or to see photos of last year's event please visit, www.kazoohumane.org/nippersnightout. To learn more about the Entertainment District please visit, entertainmentdistrict.co.
Holiday Arts & Crafts Show - December 6 & 7, 2014
Each year volunteers make crafts and donate them to the Kalamazoo Humane Society to sell at the huge Craft Show held at Wings Stadium in early December. The crafts are inexpensively priced making them great gift items for the holidays. All proceeds support our animal welfare programs.
Lights of Love - December 12, 2014
From October to December, individuals or families can make a donation in honor or memory of a pet. For each memorial gift given for a pet, a white light is placed on our Lights of Love holiday tree. Each honorary gift will be represented by a colored light on the tree. An official lighting ceremony will be held and will be complete with snacks and refreshments.