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OktoberPETFest brings a variety of entertainment

October 4, 2012
Adirondack Daily Enterprise

LONG LAKE - The town of Long Lake and the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts host a pet- and family-friendly event for the fourth year Saturday, Oct. 6.

OktoberPETFest runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Long Lake Ball Field, rain or shine.

The annual Long Lake Harvest Craft Fair kicks off at 11 a.m. with American-made wares, pottery, gifts, clothing and treats. Magician Bob Shelley will entertain children starting at 11, followed by a day of activities including an inflatable obstacle course, games and crafts for kids. Food will be sold by Willie's BBQ of Indian Lake.

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Emeralds of July
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Dogs, cats and other trained animals are welcome to participate in a Pet Parade and agility course. Best Dressed Pet, Most Friendly Pet, Best Stuffed Pet and Best Looking Pet are some of the categories to be judged at the parade at 1:30 p.m. Pets must be registered by 1 p.m.

The Emeralds of July will hit the stage at 2 p.m. The five-piece pop group from New York's Capital Region is made up of three girl cousins who were born within two weeks of each other in May of 1996, a younger sister/cousin on keyboards and a boy, also born in the summer of '96, on lead guitar.

The second annual Punkin' Chunkin competition begins at 3 p.m. For rules, call town Events Coordinator Danielle Gagnier at 518-624-3077 ext. 13.

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Tickets are required for kids' activities and the Bounce Obstacle Course, or buy a bracelet for $10 for unlimited access. No admission required for the craft fair, magician, Emeralds of July or Punkin' Chunkin'.



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