off and running

And they're off! Wiener dogs scamper from the starting line toward their owners at the other end of the race course.


Sheldon’s K9s Fall Festival will be held.

WHEN: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE: GoPro Motorplex, 130 Motorplex Drive.

WHAT’S THE DEAL: The fall festival is being held to raise money for Sheldon’s K9s. Mooresville Police Department’s canine unit will conduct demonstrations beginning at 11 a.m. There will be food, vendors and a kids area. For more information visit Sheldon’s K9s Facebook page.


Downtown Mooresville will host the annual Wiener Dog Race.

WHEN: Saturday, 9:30 a.m.

WHERE: Downtown Mooresville

WHAT’S THE DEAL: The annual Wiener Dog Race raises money for and awareness of local animal advocacy groups. Registration can be completed online at Check-in starts at 9:30 a.m. and the first race is at 11 a.m.


The second annual T-Man’s Charity 5K/Walk in memory of Tristen Hobbs will take place.

WHEN: Saturday; same day registration and check-in is at 7:45 a.m.

WHERE: Mooresville High School Stadium, 659 E. Center Ave.

WHAT’S THE DEAL: Proceeds from the run benefit the National Alliance of Mental Illness Lake Norman/Iredell, Inc. Same day registration is $30 for the run/walk and $10 for the ½ mile fun run. For more information contact Crystal Hobbs at 704-881-2084 or


Day of activities to benefit police group.

WHEN: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: Victory Lanes, 125 Morlake Drive, Mooresville

WHAT’S THE DEAL: The Police Athletic League Second Annual Car & Truck Show will include more than 30 trophies and sponsor awards. There will be raffles, a bake sale and more. $20 car show registration.


Get Fit Iredell will sponsor a kickball tournament.

WHEN: Sunday, 1-5 p.m.

WHERE: Stumpy Creek Park, 160 Stumpy Creek Road.

WHAT’S THE DEAL: Team registration is due Thursday. Teams must be co-ed and at least three players must be women. Players must be at least 14 years old and those under 18 will need a waiver signed by a parent and that parent needs to stay on-site during the tournament. For more information or to register visit Check-in time is from noon to 12:45 p.m. with a captain’s meeting at 12:45 and games start at 1 p.m.

Get today’s top stories right in your inbox. Sign up for our daily newsletter.

Recommended for you