Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Peaks & Paws Festival

Peaks & Paws

This weekend is the Peaks & Paws benefit out in Squaw Valley. Two legged and four legged are invited. We still have some good dog friendly rentals available for the event and you can even go to some dog friendly restaurants after the event.

Presented by The Donner Truckee Veterinary Hospital

Treat your dog to the best weekend featuring live music and on-mountain fun- all benefiting the Truckee-Tahoe Humane Society!

Enjoy Art, Wine & Beer Tasting, Doggy Vendors, Outdoor Activities, Bark-B-Q and continuous live bluegrass. 12 Wineries will be offering tastings the entire weekend from 5 to 8 PM. $25 ticket, per day, includes a commemorative glass. The Lagunitas beer tasting will be from 2 to 8pm, $4 per beer.


Mutt Strut - Saturday, 11am - A 3k walk or run that starts at Squaw Dogs in the Village. Race with your dog or run alone for prizes including Squaw Valley lift tickets and apparel. Registration is $5, starts at 10am at Squaw Dogs, and benefits the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe.

Fetch Fest - Sunday, 3pm - Who can get the most tennis balls out of Cushing Pond? Find out at the "Fetch Fest." We'll dump a lot of tennis balls into the pond, set a timer, and see which dog can fetch the most balls. Prizes include Squaw Valley lift tickets and a pet pass. Registration is $5 benefitting the Humane Society and begins at 2pm at the Cushing Pond. .

Hike with Your Pup on Saturday, 1pm - Take a guided hike from High Camp and enjoy the late season wildflowers and the big views of Lake Tahoe as your pup romps in the wide open. We are offering a $10 discount to ride the cable car specifically for this hike. Use code 3072 at the ticket window. Hike is Saturday August 27 at 1pm and is approximately 1 hour.

Hike with Your Pup on Sunday, 12:50pm - Shirley Canyon is still full of wildflowers, streams, and waterfalls. It's paradise for people and dogs. This guided hike starts in front of the Cable Car and heads up Shirley Canyon. Meeting time is 12:50 in front of the Cable Car on Sunday August 28 and the hike is approximately 1 hour.

Music Schedule:

Saturday, August 27-

Main Stage

  • 2:00pm - 3:30pm - Kate Gaffney Duo
  • 4:00pm - 5:30pm - Montana Slim String Band
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm - Dead Winter Carpenters

Second Stage

  • 5:00pm - 8:00pm - Forget the Roses

Sunday, August 28 -

  • 2:00pm - 3:30pm - Greenstone Quarry
  • 4:00pm - 5:30pm - Blisses B
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm - Brothers Comatose

On Mountain Event Schedule:

Saturday, August 27-

  • 11am Start - 3k Mutt Strut starting at Squaw Dogs
  • 1pm Start- Hike with your pet starting from High Camp. Meet at the Guest Services Information Booth at 1:50pm (Cable Car ticket not included)

Sunday, August 28 -

  • 1pm Start - Hike with your pet up Shirley Canyon. Meet in front of the Cable Car at 12:50pm
  • 3pm Start- Fetch Fest at Cushing Pond


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