Carnation's ‘Horses and Hounds’ parade honors Evergreen Classic

The Carnation Chamber of Commerce is planning a parade honoring and welcoming the Evergreen Classic horse show.

The first Evergreen Classic Horses and Hounds Parade is 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9.

The parade begins on West Entwistle Street, continues to East Entwistle, turns onto Stossell and ends on East Bird Street, where there will be food, vendors and entertainment.

At 7 p.m., a Mutt Strutt contest is planned, with voting for best- dressed dog, best trick and most obedient. Mutt Strutt winners will be announced at 8:15 p.m.

Only horses and hounds will be in the parade. Entry fee for the Mutt Strutt and parade is $5.

The Evergreen Classic takes place August 8 to 12.

Sponsors include the city of Carnation, Carnation Dog Park, Love Restaurant, Best Buddy Dog Wash and Honey Do Farms.

For more information and registration forms, go to


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