Stray Magnet Blog

Local Holiday Events

November 16

NHA pet portraits
Holiday Pet Photos benefiting Nashville Humane Association
Nashville Humane Association, 213 Oceola Avenue, Nashville, TN

Other Dates/Locations:
November 23-Fontanel, 4225 Whites Creek Pike
December 7-Nashville Pet Products, 2621 Cruzen Street

“No appointment necessary. Photos will be taken from 10am – 2pm each day Starting at: $40 for 1 (one) 5×7 & 2 (two) 3×5‘s For additional info and pricing packages, please call Lindsay at 615.352.1010 (Additional photos and holiday cards may also be ordered for an additional charge through the photographer).”

November 28 (Thanksgiving Day)

Two Rivers Ford Turkey Trot & Family Fun Run
8:00 am Fun Run
8:30 am 5K Run / Walk
Two Rivers Ford, Providence, 76 Belinda Parkway, Mt. Juliet , TN 37122

Get those sneakers laced, the pups leashed, the strollers ready! Come walk or run and support New Leash on Life.
You can register online, cost: in advance $35 w/chip & $30-no chip – for the 5K, $20 for the Fun Run

December 2

Founder’s Wine Tasting benefitting Brown Dog Foundation
Etch Restaurant, 303 Demonbreun St, Nashville, TN 37201

Sample different wines and delicious “tastes” paired by Chef Deb Paquette of Etch and peruse auction items. Auction items include Stella & Dot jewelry, gifts and a handbag, a PetSafe Wireless Fence System, Origami Owl Jewelry Party with Gift Item, featured wines and pottery donated by Brushfire and HCA Foundation.
Cost: $80/person, buy your tickets for the Wine Tasting at

December 14

Emmy and Santa
Miracle on Music Row: 4th Annual Parade & Concert Benefit for Bonaparte’s Retreat Dog Rescue
O.liv Body Bar, 1200 Villa Place, Nashville, TN 37212

Come enjoy and afternoon of holiday fun including a pet parade, concert with Emmylou & friends, dog adoptions with rescues on site, silent auction, holiday shopping, and more! Sponsored by O.liv Body Bar

Cost: Free to the public. Suggested donation of $20.