LACEY COMMUNITY MARKET HOSTS PET DAY
LACEY, WA, July, 26, 2010: Bring the whole family to the Lacey Community Market for Pet Day on Saturday, August 14, 2010, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Huntamer Park. This traditional open air market, hosted by the City of Lacey, offers a unique mix of vendors, interactive displays, community resource information, free concerts, and endless family entertainment—all in a pet-friendly atmosphere.
Special PET DAY activities include dog agility and herding demonstrations, courtesy of Fido's Farm, face painting, crafts, and the main event—a Pet Look-alike Contest at 1:00 p.m. Contestants may bring leashed pets to the market booth from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon, with no entry fee or pre-registration necessary. Prizes will be awarded for “Best Natural Look-alike” and “Best Costume Look-alike.”
Fee-paid services will be available from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. including pet licensing sponsored by Animal Services and a microchip clinic hosted by Hawks Prairie Veterinary Hospital for safe and secure pet identification.
Visitors to the market will enjoy two free concerts featuring banjo favorites by the Grays Harbor Banjo Band from 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and bluegrass music from Cricket by the Hearth, on stage from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Lacey Community Market offers a bounty of traditional market items including seasonal produce and fresh-cut flowers, breads, locally-made and harvested foods, honey, and seafood. You will also find crafts, hand-made jewelry, antiques, collectibles, forgotten treasures, refreshments and local cuisine (i.e., barbeque, spring rolls, and many other delicious treats). Nearly 90 vendors are expected to line the streets for a distinct shopping experience.
You’ll find it all at the Lacey Community Market, located at beautiful Huntamer Park, just off College Street SE at 7th Avenue SE in Lacey. For more information, visit www.ci.lacey.wa.us or call Sharon Kagy, market manager, at (360) 791-7632.