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Friday, October 31, 2014

Glen Avenue to Close for Eastern Shore Classic Dog Shows

Wicomico County Executive Rick Pollitt and the Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism announce that Glen Avenue, between Civic Avenue and St. Albans Drive, will close beginning Wednesday, November 5th at 7am and will re-open on Monday, November 10th. This closure will allow safe crossing for the many participants and spectators attending the Eastern Shore Classic Dog Shows at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center.

The Eastern Shore Classic Dog Shows are sponsored by the Talbot, Mispillion and Salisbury Kennel Clubs. Show organizers are anticipating more than 5000 dogs and over 7000 spectators and participants to be on hand. According to WYCC officials, attendees come from across the country to attend this annual event. This year’s event is expected to have an overall positive impact of more than $1.5 million to the local economy.

Bring your family November 5– 9 to see more than 100 breeds of dogs compete daily for Best-In-Show each day from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Another highlight will be the Black Russian Terriers National Specialty to be held on Saturday, November 8th.

Tickets are $5 for adults, $1 for students and children under 5 years of age are admitted free. For safety precautions, strollers are not allowed inside the arena. Call WYCC for group rates at 410-548-2110.

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