The Sixth Annual Earth Day Festival in Oak Ridge this weekend will feature a jumping competition for dogs, a kidsâ€™ race and bicycle rodeo, and shoe collection and recycling drives.
It will also feature more than 60 exhibitors and live music. Itâ€™s scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Oak Ridge Civic Center.
The popular dog jumping competition debuted in Oak Ridge last year. Itâ€™s the Smoky Mountain Dock Dogs â€œSpare the Big Air Challenge,â€ and it features a 26,000-gallon swimming pool and four events: Big Air, Extreme Vertical, Speed Retrieve, and Iron Dog. It starts at 4 p.m. Friday at A.K. Bissell Park and ends at 5 p.m. Sunday. [Read more…]