Long Lake’s Chandler Seaman gets a grip on his pumpkin during last year’s festivities at the Oktober-Pet-Fest.
Schedule of events, rain or shine:
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., craft show and bounce house
10 a.m., pet obstacle and agility course
11 a.m., magic show with Bob Shelley
Noon to 4 p.m., live music featuring Adam Reynolds at noon and John Hill at 2:30 p.m.
1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Wacky Pet Show and competition
3 p.m., Punkin’ Chunkin’ Catapult Competition
For Punkin’ Chunkin’ Catapult Contest rules, please visit www.mylonglake.com.
The third annual Oktober-Pet-Fest is Saturday, Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Long Lake town ball field.
Oktober Pet Fest is a pet-friendly event featuring family fun for all ages. Attractions will include a craft fair featuring local vendors, a magic show by renowned magician Bob Shelley, a pet show, a castle bounce house, a Kid Craft Zone, a pet maze, live music by acoustic musicians Adam Reynolds and John Hill, apple cider press demonstrations and a Punkin’ Chunkin’ catapult building contest.
Family pets can be entered in the pet show from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. for a chance to win Best Pet Trick, Best-fed Pet, Most Unique Pet, Best Stuffed Pet and Look-Like-Your-Pet awards.
Food will be available for purchase and will include traditional German dishes courtesy of Cyber Creek Café, maple cotton candy, fall colors kettle corn, gourmet desserts and Saranac root beer on tap.
Admission and parking at the event is free. Tickets for the magic show, bounce house, Kids Craft Zone, and the Pet Agility Course will be available at the gate. Parking is available at St. Henry’s parking lot and the Long Lake Central School parking lot on Route 30 in Long Lake. For more information, call the Town of Long Lake Parks and Recreation Department at 518-624-3077 or look online at www.mylonglake.com.