Grab your wiener... dog... and celebrate Oktoberfest at Long Wooden Spoon Brewing. It's the Dachshund Races at this year's Wienerfest on Saturday, October 5th. This year's event benefits the  Alzheimer’s Association and their will be a supply drive for animals supporting the Amarillo P.E.T.S. Veterinary Clinic. All participants are asked to donate a brown paper bag with pet supplies, and in return, you will receive a glass of Long Wooden Spoon's "Hop Diggity Dog!"

There will be activities and fun for everyone in the family. Scales and Tales will be there, along with Lincy's Face Painting, Lone Star Academy Martial Arts, August Moon Tarot/Psychic, and Good Pet Ranch. Plus SL Wyatt Photography will be doing pet Halloween pictures and Canyon Road Veterinary will be offering microchips.

The event is free, but registration for the races is $15. Registration will begin at 3pm. There will be a puppy brackets for dogs under 1 year old, an adult bracket for ages 1-8, and a golden oldies bracket for those over the age of 9. All dogs must be on a leash and owners must pick up your dogs droppings.