First, this Saturday the 9th, from noon to 3pm come on down to 5th & PCH for a (free) Santa Paws event. Bring your kids and your pets for photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus. food samplings, dog adoptions, vendor booths. They are partnering with Waggin' Trails Rescue Foundation for this event. More info on the site: www.5thandpch.com.
When that is over, mosey on down to Pacific City for a Barks of Love event at Ways & Means from 3pm-5pm (same day) on their dog friendly outdoor patio. There will be dog-friendly activities, many four-legged friends in attendance and fun offerings from other Pacific City vendors, including Pop Bar (serving PUP-SICLES) and Top Dog Barkery . Tickets for the event are $20 (sold at the door), which will include drinks and appetizers from Ways & Means and a donation to Barks of Love.
The following week, you have another opportunity to support Waggin’ Trails and kick off the holiday season at their annual Holiday Wine Tasting at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort, December 14, 6pm-9pm. $40 per person (or $50 at the door) includes a wide selection of fine wine, craft beer, hors d' oeuvres, desserts and chocolate. Opportunity drawings, music and lots of fun. Dogs are welcome and holiday dog attire is encouraged. Purchase tickets at WagginTrails.org (valet parking at $3).
Let’s continue the dog theme…..our very own Dog Beach (DogBeach.org) needs help. They rely solely upon private donations and volunteers. Help them keep dog beach open for all to enjoy by attending their fundraiser: Dog Day in December Live Auction Fundraiser on December 19 from 5pm-9pm at the Hilton Waterfront Boardwalk Restaurant. This is a no host event - you buy your food and drink of choice. Valet parking again only $3. RSVP by Dec 15 to Lee Love at LoveSurfCity@gmail.com or 714-349-7706.
Plenty to do in Dec to support HB’s love of dogs!!