PAWS for Art at the Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center This Sunday

by Alice Magdziak • March 30, 2016 • Cumberland, EventsComments (0)1876

Looking for something fun to do in South Jersey this Sunday?  Want to bring your dog to something fun, too?  Why not visit the Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center in Millville for their Annual PAWS for Art event.

We attended two years ago and had a great time seeing all the doggies and other animals.  We also saw glass-blowing demonstrations, met local artists and learned about NJ’s rich history of glass-making.


There’s free admission but they take donations for the Cumberland County SPCA. Pet lovers, pet owners and their dogs all come together for a day of art and fun on Sunday, April 3 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pet food donations are also welcome.


Highlights include:

■ WheatonBarks Dog Show and Parade at 2 p.m. Trophies will be awarded in both Adult and Children’s classes in each of the following categories: Best Pet Costume, Macho Mutt, Petite Pup, Prettiest Pooch, Pet and Owner Look-Alike, Tons of Fun, and Senior Pet (adults only). “Top Show Dog” awards will be Best in Show, Top Dog and Sportsmanship. Winners of these three categories will each receive a glass, dog-faced vessel created by WheatonArts Glass Studio artists. Additional trophies will be stoneware pet bowls handcrafted by Erika Pugh, WheatonArts resident associate artist.

■ Animal Rescue Groups

■ Cumberland County 4-H Obedience Demonstrations

■ Pet Supplies, Treats, Clothing

■ Pet Caricatures and Paintings

■ Dog Activities such as Paw Prints, Bobbing for Tennis Balls, and Pumpkin Pie, Photo Booth

■ Search and Rescue Demonstrations

■ Agility Course

■ Animal Themed Glassmaking Demonstrations in the Glass Studio at 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

■ Pet Themed Kids’ Hands-On Activities


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