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Saturday, August 07, 2010

Dog Days of Shaw


Dog Days of Shaw


On Saturday, August 7, 2010, from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM, as part of DC Main Streets First Saturday, come celebrate the Dog Days of August in Blagden Alley, directly behind Wagtime Pet Spa & Boutique (www.wagtimedc.com), the city's premier doggie day care, groomer and retail store and Long View Gallery (www.longviewgallery.com), which is presenting a show of the work of Tony Savoie, many of whose mixed media pieces feature canines.

Bring your dog and enjoy canine contests, doggie splash pools, games, prizes, and free gift bags, dog-shaped cookies from Chatman's Bakery & Cafe (www.chatmansbakerycafe.com), popcorn from Independence Federal Savings Bank (www.ifsb.com), light fare and refreshments, and frozen margaritas.

And stroll 9th Street with your pet, visiting other businesses offering dog-themed specials and tastings, including Modern Liquors.  Pick up the First Saturdays event map at participating businesses and enjoy the fun.

Also: Don't miss Arts on N Street, with 22 artists and craftspeople selling their work, and new art installed in windows of the Washington Convention Center.

Enter alley next to Squares Fashions, 1208 9th Street, NW.  FREE.

DC Main Streets First Saturday is sponsored by the Department of Small and Local Business Development, DC Main Streets and the Historical Society of Washington, DC.

For more information, call 202-265-SHAW or email shawmainstreetsinc@gmail.com.

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