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Woofstock: Home for Good Dogs Rescue Event This Saturday, Sunday Features Nerds, Brian Kirk and The Jirks

If you are a dog and live music lover, then you will be doggone happy for what is going on this Saturday and Sunday September 11th and 12th at Brook Valley Farm in Chatham, New Jersey: Home for Good Dog Rescue’s summer music festival event – WoofStock, with the The Nerds and Brian Kirk & the Jirks performing awesome, live tunes, respectively.

Home for Good Dog Rescue (HFGDR) is a 501(c)(3) is a non-profit organization headquartered in Berkeley Heights, N.J. It rescues dogs from high-kill shelters in the South, transports them to be rescued, and gives them a second chance at life with an awesome foster family for the time being.

As a one-of-a-kind, 100-percent foster-based rescue outfit, HFGDR places each dog into a loving foster home until adoption, and since its inception in 2010, it has rescued over 9,500 dogs and has given them caring homes for good, according it its website.

The event is the largest adoption day of the year for HFGDR and top musical acts The Nerds (Saturday) and Brian Kirk & The Jirks (Sunday) will highlight the two-day woof-tacular spectacular.

Additionally, this event is pet-friendly, so you are encouraged to bring your HFGDR alum for a visit. Plus, food trucks, craft vendors, beer and wine, K-9 contests, prize raffles will be on hand, and, of course, dog adoptions will take place.

My girlfriend Maggie and I adopted our beautiful, sweet pup Maya from HFGDR in 2018. And we could not be happier with her in our lives.

Maya gets clean after a day at the Dog Park.

Registration is $30 per adult and $12 for children (12 and under) for entry on single days. And $50 per adult and $20 for children (12 and under) for both days. Every dollar raised helps save more pups in need of a loving, permanent home. Entrance fees are non-refundable.

Entrance will include an HFGDR Swag Bag with lots of goodies for you and your dogs, while supplies last.

**AS OF 9/1/21 EFGDR is running a $6 discount on all Adult Woofstock tickets!**

For BOTH DAYS (11th & 12th) registration please click here.
The Nerds and Brian Kirk & The Jirks, $50 per adult ($44 with discount) and $20 for children (12 and under).

For Saturday, 11th ONLY registration please click here.
The Nerds: $30 per adult ($24 with discount) and $12 for children (12 and under).

For Sunday, 12th ONLY registration please click here.
Brian Kirk & The Jirks: $30 per adult ($24 with discount) and $12 for children (12 and under).Pre-registration tickets will be available until 4pm on Wednesday, September 8th.

After that time, tickets will only be available for purchase at the event gates. Prices at the gate per day will be Adults: $35, Children: $12 for ages 12 and under. Purchase your pre-registrations tickets online today! 

This event will be in full compliance with all COVID-19 regulations. The entire area is outside and open. Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the venue.

Both days are expected to be nice and sunny, per weather reports. For more information on Home For Good Dogs Rescue, click on the link to the left.

— Jerry Del Priore

Filed under: Charity, Concerts, Entertainment, Music

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