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WOOF! A Pawesome Day at Hill-Stead

October 14, 2018, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Woof! Dog at Hill-Stead

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Calling all dog families and dog lovers!

Get your tails to Hill-Stead for Woof!—an afternoon of activities, shopping, food, beer and festivities!

1 pm     Dog Parade – People of all ages & dogs of all breeds please join in!
2 to 4 pm     Professional Dog Portrait Studio by Le Petit Studio

Complete WOOF! Schedule:

All activities are located on the West Lawn in front of the museum’s Veranda unless otherwise noted

11:30         Early dog registration and admission at the gate

12:00         Vendors open for business and festivities begin

12:00         Silent Auction opens

12:15          Agility Demonstration

12-4          Museum OPEN HOUSE: self-paced stroll through the historic house

12-5          Agility Course – open to the public periodically during the day

12-2          Cookie Decorating in the Education Station

12-4          Children’s activities: Scavenger Hunt & Art Projects

12:45          Line-up for Dog Parade in the Kitchen Garden

1:00          Dog Parade along driveway and around West Lawn

1:30          Agility Demonstration

1:45          K-9 Unit Demonstration

2-4          Dog Portrait Studio by Le Petit Studio

2 & 3:00          Book Reading and Book Signing by Teresa Pelham in the Education Station

2 & 3:00          Funky Dawgz Brass Band

2:30         QK Dogs Sporting Dogs Demonstration

3:30          K9 Unit Demonstration

4:00          Silent Auction closes

4-5:00          Silent Auction item pick-up and checkout at the Museum Shop


WOOF! Food & Drink

Five Churches Brewing—in the Solarium

Avery’s Soda—West Lawn

Moonrocks Gourmet Cookies—located along the driveway

Farmington Farm Truck—located along the Grass Court

Rebel Dog Coffee—West Lawn

Seasonal Catering—next to the Museum Shop


WOOF! Vendors

Dog Star Rescue

Farmington Farm Truck

Farmington K9 Unit

Fidelco Guide Dogs

Green Tails Market

Le Petit Studio

Liza Lou Grooming

Oma’s Pride

Progressive Animal Wellness (PAW)


QK Dogs

Sit Stay Forever


Silent Auction Items

Custom lawn ornament by Asterisk

Farmstay Getaway at Clatter Ridge Farm

2 tickets to the Westminster Dog Show donated by Jan-Gee McCollam

Coton-de-Tulear portrait by Sherri Paul

Rover, by Andrew Grant and Amanda Hedlund

Commissioned Dog Portrait by Melissa Meredith, donated by the artist

Orvis Dog Basket donated by Orvis

Dog Starter Kit Basket donated by Petco

Professional Photo Portrait Sitting donated by Le Petit Studio
Stellar Pink dogwood tree donated by Monrovia
Signed MUTTS comic strip print donated by Patrick McDonnell


Adults | $15
Kids | $7
Dogs and children under 6 | Free


Thank you to our sponsors

Salmon Brook Veterinary Hospital


                     Advanced Veterinary Care

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