April 30th – May 3rd, 2020

Full Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Entire Event

8:00a – 9:30a Battlefield Walk
Gettysburg National Military Park Museum Parking Lot 3
"You Can Almost Hear the Gunfire"
Meet in Parking Lot 3 for the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum on Gettysburg National Military Park road.
The walk will in walk the trail to three locations: the Hummelbaugh House, the State of Pennsylvania Monument, Meade's Headquarters, then back to the parking lot. This walk is rated easy with no climbing or hills to maneuver and about 1.8 miles. Join us for this most important spot in the Gettysburg Civil War Story.
8:00a – 10:00a Greyhound Wearable Art (Workshop) Linda Evans
Allstar Family Fun Center Cafeteria
Greyhound art that you can actually WEAR the same day! Colored pencil, stamping, Zentangle, bits of bling, and of course... GREYHOUNDS! All combine to create "little originals" that are perfect pins or magnets.
No prior art skills are necessary, so first timers are welcome as well as old friends. Click here to see an example.
9:00a – 4:00p Check-in / Raffle Continues
Allstar Family Fun Center
Check-in to get your wrist bands, and any items purchased during online registration. Day-of registration will also be available for $35, but will not come with a goodie bag. The raffle will continue, and tickets will be for sale until 2pm.
9:00a – 4:00p Vendor Shopping
Allstar Family Fun Center
The vendors will be open for business again! Shopping closes promptly at 4pm.
10:00a – 4:00p Doggie Daycare Sighthound Underground
Allstar Family Fun Center Batting Cages
The Sighthound Underground will provide supervised doggie daycare during vending hours on Friday and Saturday. Muzzles will be required for the dogs and there is a 2 hour time limit so everybody can have an opportunity. Doggies daycare is free, but donations are always appreciated.
11:00a – 11:45a Costume Contest
Allstar Family Fun Center
Put on your best costume and dress up the hounds! Line-up at the Activities Area entrance to parade around the vending area. Judges will select $25 winners in 3 categories: Most Creative, Funniest, and Best Military Theme.
11:45a – 12:00p Brief Florida Update Toni Duchi
Allstar Family Fun Center Activities Area
Toni Duchi, President of Nittany Greyhounds, has been in contact with several industry insiders and will give us a quick update about the state of the effort to move dogs out of Florida, when this will happen, and how.
12:00p – 12:45p Take Me To My Leader: Being the Leader Your Dog Needs Bob Witmer
Allstar Family Fun Center Activities Area
Bib Witmer, behaviorist, will address leadership issues we all face when we add to our pack. Establishing yourself as leader is not about dominance; come hear how to do it right.
1:00p – 3:00p Ice Cream Social Greyt Expectations Greyhound Rescue
Allstar Family Fun Center
Greyt Expectations Greyhound Rescue will host an ice cream social! Join us for some great ice cream (suitable for both you and your dog) and good company.
1:00p – 1:45p The Secret Life of Hookworms Jennifer Ng
Allstar Family Fun Center Activities Area
Jennifer Ng, DVM, Northeast Animal Clinic, Columbia, SC and Volunteer for Greyhound Crossroads, will discuss this scourge that faces all of us who get retired racers, hookworms. Who they are, what they do, and what you can do about them that actually works.
2:00p – 4:00p Raffle Winners Posted
Allstar Family Fun Center
Winning numbers will be posted on the wall above each raffle prize. Prizes can be picked up until 4pm.
2:00p – 2:45p Saving Sighthounds from the Chinese Meat Trade Amy Roy
Allstar Family Fun Center Activities Area
Amy Roy, Development Director for Fast Friends (New Hampshire) and Candy Cane, will talk about the situation in China. There will be no graphic slides, this is all about good news.
3:00p – 4:00p Goat Yoga
Gettysburg Goat Yoga, 365 Blacksmith Shop Rd.
Join us for opening day of Gettysburg Goat Yoga! No experience necessary, just come and enjoy the outdoors and goats, including a baby goat! Use coupon code "GREYHOUND" to receive $5 off the $20 per person fee. Visit gettysburggoatyoga.com or call (717) 403-1314 for more information or to make a reservation. The class is limited to 45 so don't miss this "fuzzy" opportunity!
Dogs are not able to attend this activity.
3:00p – 3:45p Take Better Photos Today: A Simple Guide
Allstar Family Fun Center Activities Area
Join us as award-winning Travis Patenaude guides us through some do's and don'ts of taking better photos. He will cover basic camera settings, body language, lighting, backgrounds, action shots, noise makers, and other topics. Travis has spent the last several years perfecting the art of adoption photos. In January, 2 of his photos were named to the Top 100 Photos in the Photographers of America International Print Competition, with one winning 3rd place for pet portraits. In February, one of his photos was featured on the cover of Professional Photographers Magazine
5:30p – 7:00p Seminary Ridge Evening Walk
Seminary Ridge Museum, 111 Seminary Ridge
Eve of Battle Tour: This tour will examine the events in Gettysburg that reached a crescendo on the evening of June 30, 1863 as the two armies faced each other west of Gettysburg. What were the feelings in town during that time? What did the soldiers do, some of whom would not be alive by the evening of July 1? This tour, centered on the Seminary campus where the soldiers of Gamble’s Cavalry Brigade camped that evening, promises to shed new light on the humanity of battle.
7:00p – 10:00p After Hours on the Hill
Jack's Hard Cider, 410 Cashtown Rd.
Jack's Hard Cider (formerly Hauser Winery) will offer a live band, a caterer, and food truck. They will also offer wine for sale (but since they are so new, selections might be minimal). Dogs are not allowed inside the winery, but the patio will be open for pets.

Full Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Entire Event

2019 Event Sponsors

Blue Dog Bakery Cardinal Pet Care chewy.com Diamond Pet Foods Doggie Walk Bags Fido Friendly Magazine
Gettysburg Heritage Center IDEXX Laboratories Mars Petcare Mort Kunstler NAN Distribution Nature's Pet Place
The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg ReadyRefresh SmartPak UTZ Quality Foods Whole Life Pet Worldwise