Sunday, October 22nd 12:00pm – 3:00pm
ACTIVITIES & EXHIBITS
- Pumpkin Artistry
- DIY Doggie Delights
- Explore a Truck
- Expressive Face Painting
- Pet Adoptions!
- Vegan food options
- Engaging Scavenger Hunt
Humane Heroes Unleashed: Young advocates from our volunteer program will lead engaging activities and impart their firsthand knowledge of animal welfare.
“STUFF THE TRUCK” PET FOOD DRIVE Last year, Furry Friends Pet Food Pantry distributed over 92,000 meals to pets, and the need persists. Support our mission to keep pets united with their loving families. Donate an unopened bag of cat or dog food and receive a complimentary gift for your pet!
Stroll Through History on the Nature Trail: Unearth intriguing tales and lesser-known facts about MHHS, dating back to 1887. Initially devoted to safeguarding both children and animals, MHHS played a pivotal role in the inception of the US animal welfare movement. Discover fascinating anecdotes about the unique creatures sheltered over the years.
AN ABUNDANCE OF ARTISANS, EXHIBITORS, AND COMMUNITY RESOURCES, INCLUDING:
- Adirondack Barkery
- Albany County Crime Victim and Sexual Violence Center
- Artemis Artisans
- Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth
- Capital Region Vegan Network
- Colonie High School Cheer Team
- Emily’s Elves (handcrafted goods)
- Feral Flame Candles
- Rachel McNeil Design
- Sarah Yokubait, artist
Expect a wide array of handmade treasures, encompassing candles, pottery, jewelry, crocheted critters, canine treats, stylish pet accessories, customized apparel, artisanal cold-weather gear, pet portraits, literary works, and artistic creations, among other delights. Halloween is just around the corner, so enhance the festivity by donning your favorite costume. Well-mannered dogs are warmly welcomed, provided they are up-to-date on vaccinations