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Bark & Brew

Leader Dogs for the Blind proudly introduces our fourth annual Bark & Brew presented by Chief Financial Credit Union!

On Saturday, June 1 from 1–10 p.m., join us for this outdoor, family-friendly event to support Leader Dog while you enjoy Griffin Claw brews and grub (food/drink tickets available for $1/ticket), live music, kids' play area* with inflatables, carnival games, face painting and more. Meet & greet Leader Dog puppies, Leader Dogs in training and working Leader Dogs, and see us in action with training demos.

We are excited to once again be partnering with Griffin Claw Brewing Company and Clubhouse BFD in Rochester Hills at Crooks & M59!

NEW FOR 2019 - Bark & Brew 5K!

Leader Dog is proud to announce that we are partnering with Kona Running Company and iHeart Radio for the first ever Bark & Brew 5K. Runners will receive a race t-shirt, medal and a Griffin Claw beer (or pop if under 21) at completion of the 5K! Learn more or register today.

VIP Packages

Presale only, $25/package

Dog VIP Package: Entry, blindfold walk with a Leader Dog, 1 pint glass (65 available)

Brewery VIP Package: Entry, Griffin Claw brewery tour, 1 pint glass (65 available). Must be 21+

Regular Tickets**: Free admission under 21. $8 in advance, $10 at the door.

More Information:

Date: Saturday, June 1, 1 to 10 p.m.

Location: Griffin Claw Brewing Company, 2265 Crooks Rd., Rochester Hills, MI, 48309

* Kids' play area: $5/child for all-day play

** Rain or shine. No refunds or exchanges. Please, no personal dogs at the event.

Entertainment Schedule:

1:00–5:00 p.m.—Leader Dog Training Demos

1:00–2:30 p.m.—To be announced

2:30–4:00 p.m.—To be announced

4:00–6:00 p.m.—To be announced

7:00–10:00 p.m.—Parallel Fifth (Headliner)

Bark & Brew 5K Sponsors

Absopure logo
Fresh Thyme logo
KinderCare logo
Kiwi-Tek logo
Noodles & Company logo
Renewal by Anderson logo
Top Golf logo

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