The second annual PAWs Pet Fest will be held Saturday, August 18, 10 am. – 2 pm. at Morse Park, Hwy 64/74 A, Lake Lure, between the Hickory Nut Gorge Visitor Center and Lake Lure Marina. The event will include The Blessing of the Animals at 11 am., pet adoptions and a raffle for great prizes. There will be a wide variety of vendors offering products and services for the health, beauty, safety and welfare of your pet. All pets should be properly leashed or contained and up-to-date on all vaccines, including Rabies. Bring clean-up bags. PAWS will provide water, treats, doggie play pools and big shaded tent.

Submitted by Gale Wilson