Saturday October 12, 2019
Mooresville Wiener Races - Downtown Mooresville!
It’s a race day to celebrate the much beloved Dachshund breed with Wiener Races, cutest contest, best dressed, raffle prizes & more! Races begin at 11 am (check-in starts at 9 am for the dachshunds who will be racing)! Four divisions of races: Puppies (1 year & under) Juniors (1-5 years old) Adults (5-10 years old) Seniors (10+).
There is no charge for the dogs humans to attend, cheer or watch the races. Vendors will also be onsite with dog related merchandise and food. We proudly donate a portion of the event proceeds to benefit Lake Norman Humane.
Find more details, including rules & regulations, vendor sign ups, registration information at www.mooresvillewienerrace.com!
Friday October 18, 2019
Informational Session with Dogs on Deployment - in-store!
Military members nation-wide confront a multitude of problems during their careers, the last thing they need to worry about is their pet's care during their service commitments. Dogs On Deployment is a 501(c)(3) national non-profit which provides an online network for service members to search for volunteers who are willing to board their pets during their owner's service commitments. Dogs on Deployment promotes responsible, life-long pet ownership by military pet owners by advocating for military pet owner rights, providing educational resources and granting financial assistance for military pet owners during times of emergency.
Saturday October 19, 2019 - 12 PM to 3 PM
Wizardly Pet Portraits with Genuine Expressions Photography and House of Paws Dog Rescue - in-store!
Wagamuffins Dog Boutique will be hosting Pet Portrait sessions by Genuine Expressions! Bring your pet dressed to impress in a Harry Potter themed outfit for a unique photo opportunity. Don't have one? Don't worry! We will have Hogwarts House scarves available for them to wear! Each portrait will be taken at a Hogwarts Express themed backdrop!
***RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED!*** Please click here and select your time from the availability slots listed. When making your appointment, you will be required to put forth a $30.00 deposit to hold your spot. This is a non-refundable deposit and goes towards your final image purchase. Images that are ordered as a print will also be made available for download to use on social media!
Cost of prints: $15.00 per 8 x 10 sheet, 1 image per sheet
A sheet consists of one of the following:
1 - 8x10
2 - 5x7s
4 - 4x6s
or 8 wallets
All proceeds will be for the benefit of House of Paws Dog Rescue who will also be in the store providing information on their rescue, how to become fosters (did you know they pay for EVERYTHING and all you need to do is provide the love? So easy!) and have a few puppies from within their network ready to get belly scratches and find their forever home too!
We will have a donations box set up for the day as well. Here are just a few of the items their puppies always need:
- Potty pads
- Gently used dog beds
- Fleece blankets
We'll also be sampling homemade doggie AND human butterbeer and we will be raffling off a gift basket that includes dog treats, a Wagamuffins gift certificate and a full 1 hour Family Portrait session from Genuine Expressions!
Saturday October 26, 2019 - 12 PM to 2 PM
Ask the Trainer Event with Through the Leash - in-store!
Join us in store as we host Through the Leash, experts in dog behavior and training, for an Ask the Trainer event! There will be a demonstration dog with the trainer to go over tips and tricks and they will open up the floor to give you the opportunity to ask all those burning questions you may have about your dogs, their behaviors, and any issues or concerns you may have with them! Each person who attends will get a treat bag and refreshments will be provided!
For more on Through the Leash's training philosophies and contact information, please visit their website at www.throughtheleash.com.
Thursday October 31, 2019 - 3 PM to 5 PM
Downtown Mooresville businesses hand out candy to thousands of ghosts, goblins, princesses, superheroes & more! Visit the many participating businesses along Main St, Broad St & Center Ave.! We will be handing out candy and dog-friendly treat bags for Fidos in attendance!
Saturday November 9, 2019 - 11 AM to 1 PM
@threecrazycorgis' Buttercup the Corgi meet & greet - in-store!
In August 2018, Buttercup the Pembroke Welsh Corgi became paralyzed when a disc ruptured in her back. Thanks to her specially made wheelchair, Buttercup is now a therapy dog and continues to live life to the fullest and inspire everyone around her to never give up!
Join us in-store on November 9th and meet Buttercup in person! Learn from her family about the care that goes into specially-abled pets and feel free to ask any questions you might have!
Her life-like pillows will be available for sale along with key chains and stickers that day. They make for the perfect gifts for yourself or your friends and family. Share the corgi love and spread some joy and positivity with Buttercup!
Tuesday November 26, 2019 - 3 PM to 6 PM
75th Anniversary Mooresville Christmas Parade - all of Main Street in Downtown Mooresville!
The 75th Anniversary Mooresville Christmas Parade presented by Greenworks has been an annual tradition for generations of locals and visitors alike have enjoyed the numerous floats, dance and entertainment groups, marching bands, and merchants displaying their holiday spirit - of course... ending with the traditional appearance by Santa Claus. The event is always free and open to the public, and is held the Tuesday before Thanksgiving.
The parade travels south down Main Street, beginning at Statesville Avenue and ending just past Mills Avenue at Merino's Home Furnishings. The parade can be viewed from any point in between! Bring your chairs or blankets, and head over early to beat the crowds!
Approximately 1.5 miles of Main Street will be closed for the majority of the day. Alternate routes through downtown include Broad Street & Church Street. Parking is available along both alternate routes, and in any of the public lots which are accessible from Broad & Church Streets.
Saturday November 30, 2019
Small Business Saturday - in-store!
Friday December 13, 2019 - 7 PM to 8 PM
Book Reading: A Harley Christmas - in-store!
Join Author Elisabeth Davis as she reads her Christmas tale, A Harley Christmas! We will be offering free hot chocolate and cookies to all who attend!
Harley, the Throwaway Puppy, has found a home, and Christmas is coming. What surprises await her? Harley, a mixed breed rescue, is celebrating her first Christmas in her new home. She encounters a big snow and an unusual family present. Join with Harley and her family as they prepare for a memorable holiday!
Harley is now an AKC agility champion, having achieved the title of Master Agility Champion in August 2013. Her true story of throwaway to champion has captured the hearts of readers worldwide. Her stories are of hope and encouragement for all ages. A Harley Christmas is illustrated with watercolors by the author. All proceeds from this book are donated to animal rescues around the country.