Meet & learn about animals at Critter Carnival! On Saturday, September 22, 2018, the 4th annual Critter Carnival (formerly Furry Friends Festival) will be held at Southern Community Park in Chapel Hill, NC to raise awareness and funds for numerous local animal rescue and rehabilitation charities. From 10am to 2pm you can meet and learn about a wide variety of animals, including owls, turtles, fawns, kittens, possums, raptors, squirrels, snakes, birds of prey, adoptable puppies & dogs and much more!

We’ll also have amazing circus artists such as hula hoopers and stilt walkers, animal-related vendors, arts & crafts vendors, Maple View ice cream and award-winning lemonade. The kids area includes animal masks, sidewalk chalk, animal coloring books, play-doh & art supplies. We’ll also have an online silent auction for lots of great items. Bring your critters and join us! Admission is FREE!

The beneficiaries of this year’s festival are numerous animal-related charities in Alamance, Chatham, Durham, Orange and Wake counties dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating dogs, cats, wildlife, farm animals and exotic animals. They include:

*  American Wildlife Refuge
*  Carolina Tiger Rescue
*  Chances Angel Rescue & Education
*  Go Conscious Earth
*  Independent Animal Rescue
*  Paws4ever
*  Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge
*  Piedmont Wildlife Center
*  Spirit Canine Rescue
+ more to be announced!

Southern Community Park is located at 1000 Sumac Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516.
Critter Carnival is located at the Northern entrance next to the playground, just off 15/501.

RSVP to the Facebook event here!

Critter Carnival is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Donations are greatly appreciated and sponsorships are available.