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A shopping event for pups? Fido Fest hopes to celebrate the dogs with better weather. |

A shopping event for pups? Fido Fest hopes to celebrate the dogs with better weather.

Dogs and their humans can enjoy of day of treats, live music and discounts when The Summit at Fritz Farm and the Lexington Humane Society host Fido Fest from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at The Summit.

The event, originally schedule for May, was delayed due to thunderstorms.

The day will include a pet selfie station, children’s activities, a vendor village, retailer pop-up shops and live music by the Bent Penny Band. Bring Dad along to check out the PGA Golf simulator. And visitors can stay hydrated with The Summit’s Sip Shop program that allows you to purchase alcoholic beverages in to-go cups from participating restaurants and bars and stroll around the shops.

You’ll find In-store discounts at Ariat and 10 percent of purchases will go to the Lexington Humane Society. A dog caricature artist will be in-store at Warby Parker. Vendor pop-ups will include Bluegrass Greyhound Adoption, Dogtopia, Kennedy’s Biscuits and Bluegrass Barkery.

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