Dewey the Dog & Friends
Saturday, June 23, 2012, 10 am to 5 pm
Merrimack SPCA at the Dewey Scavenger Hunt Challenge! Get moving with your dog as you enjoy interactive canine sport demonstrations in canine freestyle dancing, nose work, and flyball. Play games including “Bobbing for Tennis Balls,” “Biscuit Toss,” “Dog Toy Challenge” and more in our leash-free fun areas! See demonstrations by New England K9 Search & Rescue and Green Gems Herbals. Shop for gifts at the Dewy Emporium. Bring a photo of your companion animals to win a prize in the Dewey Photo Contest, including, “Celebrity Look Alike,” “The Odd Couple,” and “All Creatures Great and Small (our family loves them all!)” categories. Enjoy the fields and walking trails across the 600 acres of the Village. Donation bin to benefit local shelters. Outdoor grill lunch available in addition to regular restaurant hours.
Admission: With dog: $10 Adults, $5 for children ages 6-17. Children 5 and under visit free. Admission to Dewey Scavenger Hunt is a donation of Concord-Merrimack SPCA Wish List item. Go to http://www.concordspca.org/content/wish-list
When & Where
Canterbury Shaker Village
Take a step back in time...
...experience 200 years of the Shaker way of life. Visit 25 original buildings situated on a rolling hilltop surrounded by open fields, woodlots and ponds. An informative and fascinating guided tour will introduce the customs, inventions, furniture, architecture, and values of this utopian society. Watch crafts being made in the Shaker tradition including oval boxes, brooms, poplarware, and dovetailed totes. Explore the gardens and three easily accessible nature trails to mill ponds, archeological remains of old mills, and dam sites.
For more information about the Canterbury Shaker Village, call (603) 783-9511.