Plus, Who Doesn't Enjoy a Good Dog/Owner Look-Alike Contest?
Did you know your neighboring Geauga Humane Society throws Woofstock right in your backyard? And true to its namesake's grassroots form, the event seems to attract guests of every breed in the world, according to Gerard Mikus of Hambden Township. “All these dogs are together, and only a few times did we see a skirmish at all,” he said. “Everybody accepts one another.” Peace, dog. Woofstock goes down at the Holden Arboretum in Kirtland on Sunday, September 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. rain or shine — and if you ask Gerard, a real highlight is the contests. “Last year was our first year going, and I only wish I would have looked into it more in advance, because they had all these really cool doggy contests we missed,” said Gerard of himself, …
Whether you prefer Frank Krupa, Bach or the sounds of Woofstock, we've got some events this weekend that will be music to your ears
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Elaine Simon
Thursday, September 8, 2011
1. MENTOR DINNER THEATER Where/When: Mentor Senior Center, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. Why Go: Relive past eras of great music with Johnny Fontane and Frank Krupa while enjoying dinner. Pricing: $13. Advance registration required at 440-974-5725. 2. SECOND ANNUAL COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE Where/When: LeRoy Township, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Why Go: Get a map at the community center or download from the web site and get out for some deals. Pricing: Free 3. TENTH ANNUAL MENTOR CRUISE-IN Where/When: Civic Center Park, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Why Go: Nearly 1,000 vintage cars, music and refreshments. Cruisers get door prizes and dash plaques. Pricing: Free 4. WOOFSTOCK Where/When: Holden Arboretum, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Why Go: Holden and …