Events

August Events

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August 19th
Kittenpalooza: the Sequel 11 AM – 2 PM

Beginning at 11 AM on Saturday, August 26, we’ll be just outside of JC Penney at the Northwoods Mall with loads of kittens available for adoption! All of these kittens are looking for forever homes, won’t you come out to meet them?

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August 21st
Folly Beach Farmers Market  4 PM – 8 PM

Stop by and say hello to us at the Folly Beach Farmers Market! We’ll have a few dogs available for adoption as well as some merchandise from our Wags & Whiskers Boutique available for purchase! Stop by to talk about adoptions, volunteer opportunities, upcoming events, and to find that perfect new dog collar!

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August 21st
Riverdogs 3:30 – 5 PM

Get to the ballpark at 1:00pm and catch a front row seat for the full solar eclipse peaking at 2:47pm in the last chance to view the rare sighting in the US. Members from NASA will be on hand to provide educational opportunities for fans young and old pregame. Fans will receive special eclipse sunglasses at the gate. First pitch is set for 4:05pm, so be sure to find Pet Helpers before to meet some of our adoptable dogs!

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August 25th
Bow Wow Film Festival 6:30 – 9 PM

Come out for a good cause! On Friday, August 25 from 6:30 – 9 PM, The Barrel at 1859 Folly Road, will host Pet Helpers and the Bow Wow Film Festival. We’ll be showing short films all for the love of the dog, have raffle prizes, paw reading, and more! Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here: https://events.ticketprinting.com/event/24061

August 26th
Clear the Shelters 10 AM – 7 PM

Nearly 700 shelters across the country are teaming up with NBC Owned Television Stations and Telemundo for Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption drive that helps find loving homes for animals in need. Over 50,000 pets found their forever homes in 2016. Stop by Pet Helpers for reduced rates on adoptable animals during Clear the Shelters!

September Events

September 2nd
Spartina 449 12 – 4 PM

We’ll be on historic King Street at Spartina 449 from 12 – 4 PM today! 10% of sales go back to Pet Helpers, so come down to pick out a one of a kind find for a good cause! Spartina is located at 300 King St.

September 2nd
Boykin Bash 2 PM – until

Join us at The Barrel at 1859 Folly Road to celebrate National Boykin Spaniel Day! Bring your furry friends, try one of The Barrel’s tasty craft beers, and celebrate a good cause! Proceeds from this event go to Pet Helpers and Boykin Spaniel Rescue!

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September 15th – September 17th
PetSmart National Adoptions

On average, more than 15,000 pets find homes every time PetSmart Charities hosts a National Adoption Weekend. Held 4 times a year, this weekend-long event will take place Friday, September 15 – Sunday, September 17 at PetSmart on James Island. Stop in to meet your new forever friend!

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September 16th
Charleston Farmers Market 8 AM – 2 PM

Take a stroll down historic King Street and stop by Marion Square to chat with us under our shady tent on Saturday, September 16 from 8 AM – 2 PM! We’d love to tell you all about Pet Helpers and our wonderful adoptable animals! The Charleston Farmers Market offers a variety of local produce, plants, herbs and cut flowers as well as breakfast and lunch vendors, live entertainment and an assortment of juried arts and crafts from local artisans.

September 17th
Lowcountry Dog Magazine Adoption Event 1 – 4 PM

Magnolia Plantation and Gardens and Lowcountry Dog Magazine bring you the adoption event of the year. During the months of August and September, the first 100 families who adopt a dog with Pet Helpers gets a FREE year-long family pass to Magnolia Plantation. To celebrate, we are throwing the largest adoption event ever and having 15 rescue groups out to Magnolia Plantation to promote adoptions! There will be live music from McKenna Andrews and bbq and brews from Smoky Oak Taproom. This is a FREE event just outside the gates to the Gardens! Paid admission will be required to enter Magnolia Gardens.

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September 18th
Charleston Farmers Market 8 AM – 2 PM

Just steps from Folly Beach and great restaurants, the Folly Beach Farmers Market can’t be missed! Please join us at Folly River Park on Monday, September 18th from 4 – 8 PM! The Folly Beach Farmers Market is a fun event for all ages with awesome live music, kids activities & food. Come out to support your local businesses and meet some of our adoptable dogs!

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September 19th
Lowcountry Giving Day

Last year, more than $4 million dollars was raised. Let’s raise even more in 2017! Donate to Pet Helpers today by heading to https://pethelpers.org/donate/ – every dollar helps us save more animals!

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September 22nd-24th
Southern Women’s Show (Friday 10am–7pm; Saturday 10am–7pm; Sunday 11am–5pm)

Get ready for the ultimate shopping adventure, fantastic fashion shows, delicious cooking classes and most of all, FUN! There will be health information, home décor ideas, travel getaways, trendy jewelry and much more at the Southern Women’s Show located at the Charleston Area Convention Center! Check out our adoptable dogs as they strut their stuff in the Fido Fashion Show, then stop by our booth to buy your Fur Ball tickets!

September 23rd
Bark In the Park 12 – 4 PM

Details to come!

September 30th
Adoptable dogs at West Elm 10 AM – 12 PM

Located on historic King Street, West Elm has all your home decor covered! After you pick up your local produce from the Charleston Farmers Market, stop by West Elm just down King Street to meet some dogs available for adoption!

September 30th
Adoptable dogs at All Is Well 12 – 3 PM

Join us for an open house at All Is Well beginning at noon! We’ll have some adoptable dogs who would love to meet you – come out to say hello!

October Events

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October 7th
Charleston Farmers Market 8 AM – 2 PM

On Saturday, October 7 from 8 AM – 2 PM, come chat with us about our upcoming Fur Ball! The Charleston Farmers Market offers a variety of local produce, plants, herbs and cut flowers as well as breakfast and lunch vendors, live entertainment and an assortment of juried arts and crafts from local artisans.

October 7th
School Spirit Run

Come join us at the Stono Shelter at James Island County Park!

October 7th
American Legion’s 2017 Oktoberfest

Details to come.

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October 14th
Paws and Claws 10 AM – 3 PM

Don’t miss the Lowcountry’s #1 event for you and your furry family members! The Paws & Claws Pet Expo will feature fun and educational presentations, adorable adoptable pets, chances to win door prizes, and an opportunity to find everything you need for you and your furry family members! Come out to buy your Fur Ball tickets and meet some adoptable animals!

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October 16th
Folly Beach Farmers Market 4 PM – 8 PM

Don’t miss the Lowcountry’s #1 event for you and your furry family members! The Paws & Claws Pet Expo will feature fun and educational presentations, adorable adoptable pets, chances to win door prizes, and an opportunity to find everything you need for you and your furry family members! Come out to buy your Fur Ball tickets and meet some adoptable animals!

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October 28th
Charleston Marriott

Pet Helpers’ 13th Annual Fur Ball Gala will be held at the Charleston Marriott downtown on October 28, 2017! Dinner, dancing, silent & live auctions; this Casablanca-themed event is one not to be missed!

TBD: Dogtoberfest

Bring your dog, sip some wine and help out local pet rescues at the 11th annual Dogtoberfest! Pet Helpers is one of several animal welfare groups benefitting from this event, so come out for a cause! **Waiting for more details from event organizer**

November Events

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November 10th – 11th
PetSmart National Adoptions

Looking for a forever friend? We have you covered! We’ll be at the James Island PetSmart all weekend with several adoptable animals for you to meet and hopefully take home!

On average, more than 15,000 pets find homes every time PetSmart Charities hosts a National Adoption Weekend. Held 4 times a year, this weekend-long event will take place Friday, November 10 & Saturday, November 11 at PetSmart on James Island. Stop in to meet your new forever friend!

December Events

December 10th
Mount Pleasant X-Mas Parade (5:30 PM-8 PM)

More than 100 brilliantly lit floats will march down Coleman Boulevard as the Mount Pleasant Christmas Light Parade sets sail to the delight of thousands of residents and visitors. The festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. with the lighting of the Town of Mount Pleasant Christmas Tree and fireworks display at Moultrie Middle School, immediately followed by the parade. Pet Helpers will be floating down Coleman Boulevard the evening of December 10 in Mount Pleasant, so find a spot to watch and look for our van decked out for the holidays!

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