WednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySundayWednesday 8:00pm Movie Night - Secret Life of Pets 2 Creekside Pool Patio Come join us for some popcorn and a family-friendly movie. Thursday Thursday All Weekend Off Leash Dog Potty Area Grass by Cabin and End of Courtside There is a fenced area by the Owls Nest cabin. There is also a fenced area at the left end of the Courtside rooms. Please pick up your dog’s poop and keep these areas clean for all the dogs. If your dog has loose stool there is sand available to cover what you can’t pick up. We also have a scoop for sale in the store that you can use to catch the poop or use a newspaper or paper plate. Makes it much easier! 10:00am – 3:00pm Event Check-In Sidney James Conference Room Pick up your registration packet and prepaid t-shirts. Purchase raffle tickets and check out the raffle. If you did not buy food tickets when you registered, we have a few extras available along with event t-shirts. All Weekend Silent Auction Sidney James Conference Room The Silent Auction will be open all weekend. Bidding ends at 4:30pm on Saturday. Pick up 6pm-7pm Saturday or Sunday morning. 10:00am – 4:00pm Roobucks General Store Sidney James Room 512 The Roobucks General Store will be open. We have a few items for sale in the store, along with snacks. All purchases support greyhound adoption. 10:00am – 4:00pm Bag Raffle Sidney James Room 512 Purchase your bag raffle tickets and place them in the raffle bags. Purchases benefit Greyhound Friends of NC! 1:00pm – 3:00pm Rock Painting Sidney James Parking Deck-Top Let your creative side flow and paint a rock or two. No worries if you are not creative, we can walk you through it. You can hide your rock for someone to find or take it home as a souvenir. Cost is $5 for two larger rocks or several smaller ones. 3:00pm – 4:00pm Seminar - HELP! My Greyhound Ran Off Sidney James Conference Room Speaker-Ducky McComas Someone has seen your greyhound but they don’t know who to tell. Here’s the action you need to take. Plus tips to prevent an escape no matter where you are and ensuring properly fit collar. Ducky has been helping with lost greyhounds for over 17 years. Anytime Nature Walk (self guided) Downtown Gatlinburg (Traffic Light 10) Carpool if you can, there is parking at Traffic Light 10 for a fee and there are a few spots on River Rd by the trail head. The Gatlinburg Trail Head is one of the nature trails in Gatlinburg area that allows pets. There is a nice sandy area for them to take a dip in the stream. 5:30pm – 6:30pm Thursday Pizza Buffet Event Tent – McCarter Rd (No Parking) Pizza arrive about 5:30pm. We will stop serving at 6:30. Tickets were pre-sold, check your registration packet. Bring your Greyhound and join us for dinner Thursday night. Event tent is 1 block toward town and turn right on McCarter Rd (across the street from the Hampton Inn) you will see the tent down on the left. This is within walking distance. 6:30pm – 8:00pm GAME NIGHT Event Tent – McCarter Rd (No Parking) Get to Know Your Neighbor Game Night – Bill Axell will be hosting this night of fun and laughs. Oh and did we say, PRIZES?! 8:00pm Hounds on Parade Sidney James Hotel Entrance Please Note: This year we will NOT have vans available to give you a ride back up the hill. If you would like to parade your pups through town meet outside the hotel at 8:00 and head down the hill toward town. Turn right at Traffic Light #8. When walking back to the hotel, please head back up the same way you came down. The back way up Orchard Road (Traffic Light 6) is NOT a good road for walking with dogs. The sidewalk is VERY close to the road and there is very little lighting. 8:30pm – 9:30pm Late Event Check-In Sidney James Room 512 Pick up your prepaid t-shirts. Buy food tickets if you did not do this when you registered-we have a few extras available. Wednesday Friday Friday 9:00am Crowning of the King and Queen, Senior Group Photos Sidney James Courtside Pool Pavilion We need all Senior Dogs age 10 years and up to join us for group photos. We will start with Dogs age 10 yrs. for the first photo and then 11 yrs., 12 yrs., etc. ending with the King and Queen. 10:00am – 6:00pm Silent Auction Sidney James Conference Room Don’t forget to check out the auction. Bidding closes at 4:30pm on Saturday. Please respect Seminar and Remembrance meeting time and do not disturb. 10:00am – noon Event Check-In Event Tent – McCarter Rd (No Parking) If you didn’t check in on Thursday look for the registration table. Head 1 block toward town and turn right on McCarter Rd (across the street from the Hampton Inn) you will see the tent down on the left. This is within walking distance; it is across the street from previous event tent. If check-in table is not staffed look for a volunteer wearing a lime green colored volunteer name tag to assist you. 10:00am – noon Morning Activities Event Tent – McCarter Rd (No Parking) Head 1 block toward town and turn right on McCarter Rd (across the street from the Hampton Inn) you will see the tent down on the left. This is within walking distance. Water and soda will be available. Look for the portable coolers. Water and soda are free however donations are welcome to cover our cost. Pupcups available for the dogs. We will have pools for the dogs to play in and water bowls around the tent. Look for the misting tent for a cool refreshing spray. We do have a large group of Greyhounds so if you see an empty bowl please help refill. Bring a dog bed with you for your pup. Games for humans/hounds Paint a Greyhound $5.00 each, limit 2 Rock Painting $5.00 for two larger rocks or several smaller Greyhounds as Painters $5.00 each canvas 10:00am – 12:00pm Greyhound Games/Human Games Event Tent – McCarter Rd (No Parking) We’ll have several Greyhound Games/Human Games, such as: Bobbin for treats Musical Hula Hoop Muzzle Toss Poo Toss 12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch Event Tent – McCarter Rd (No Parking) Lunch tickets were pre-ordered with your registration. Please have your lunch ticket with you. Put your ticket in your name badge for safekeeping. Please get a FREE soda or water from our coolers, it is included with your lunch. 1:30pm – 4:30pm Roobucks General Store Sidney James Room 512 The Roobucks General Store will be open. Come shop and stay for a visit! 1:30pm – 4:30pm Bag Raffle Sidney James Room 512 Another chance to purchase your bag raffle tickets and place them in the raffle bags. Drawing will be Saturday at 5:00pm. 1:30pm – 3:00pm Seminar – Paw Pad Keratoma (Corns) & Resistant Hookworms Sidney James Conference Room Speaker – Dr Meg Sorhus, DVM Dr. Meg Sorhus is a Veterinarian with My Pets Wellness in Knoxville Tennessee. Dr. Meg has a particular love for sighthounds and is currently owned by one Greyhound and one Basenji (they are both perfect). 3:30pm – 4:30pm Seminar - Greyhound Life Sidney James Conference Room Do you wonder what your greys life was like before adoption? Patrick McMillon the owner of McMillon farm located near Cross Lanes WV will be at the event and will be available to answer greyhound questions. Patrick has raised quite a number of racers and provides all the retired racers to GFNC for adoption. This is an informal session for Q&A. 4:30pm – 5:30pm Remembering our Lost Pets Sidney James Conference Room We will facilitate a service to remember the animals we have lost. If you would like to say a few words, the forum will be open to share or if you want to listen and remember your pet quietly please join us. 6:00pm – 7:00pm Cookout Event Tent – McCarter Rd (No Parking) Cookout food tickets were pre-ordered with your registration. The Gatlinburg Rotary Club will be serving dinner beginning at 6:00. Proceeds from the cookout benefit the Rotary Club. 7:00pm Costume Contest Event Tent – McCarter Rd (No Parking) Our volunteer judges will be looking for Originality, Craftiness, and the dog’s enjoyment with wearing the costume and being the center of attention. Judges will select winners for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for Best Individual and for Best Group. Individual entries should start getting ready by 6:45, we will start at 7pm. Group entries be ready to begin at 7:20pm 8:00pm Hounds on Parade Front of Hotel Please Note: This year we will NOT have vans available to give you a ride back up the hill. If you would like to parade your pups through town meet outside the hotel at 8:00 and head down the hill toward town. Turn right at Traffic Light #8. Don’t forget your Kilwyn’s ice cream coupon. When walking back to the hotel, please head back up the same way you came down. The back way up Orchard Road (Traffic Light 6) is NOT a good road for walking with dogs. The sidewalk is VERY close to the road and there is very little lighting. 8:00pm BINGO Event Tent – McCarter Rd (No Parking) Bingo is always free. We will call some numbers and give out prizes. Always a blast! Thursday Saturday Saturday 9:00am – 10:00am Seminar - Chiropractic Care for your Retired Racer Sidney James Conference Room Speaker – Dr Kimberly Josey Would your greyhound benefit from chiropractic? If your greyhound raced or even if he/she didn’t, find out if chiropractic would be the right fit for your care plan. Dr. Josey will demonstrate what an adjustment looks like and will welcome all of the questions you may have about chiropractic. 10:00am – 4:00pm Shopping the Vendors! Event Tent – McCarter Rd (No Parking) Come support the Greyhound vendors who have joined us for Mountain Hounds 2022! Confirmed vendors are listed on the Vendor Directory page. 10:00am – 4:30pm Silent Auction Sidney James Conference Room Don’t forget to check out the auction. Bidding closes at 4:30pm. Please respect Seminar time of 9-10 and do not disturb. 10:00am – 3:00pm Greyt Toss Event Tent – McCarter Rd (No Parking) Hey humans, take your chance with this greyt game. GreytToss-a version of corn hole with prizes. $5.00 for 2 people to play to 11 points. Winner gets 2 raffle tickets; lowest score gets 1 raffle ticket. Don’t want to play? You can still buy a ticket to try and win the CASH prize. Tickets are 1 for $5, 3 for $10 and 10 for $20. Play as often as you want. Cash pot to be split with GFNC and ONE Grand Prize winner. Prizes awarded Saturday night. 10:00am – 3:00pm Art for Humans/Hounds Event Tent – McCarter Rd (No Parking) Paint a Greyhound $5.00 each, with limit of 2 Rock Painting $5.00 for two larger rocks or several smaller Greyhounds as Painters $5.00 per canvas 10:00am – 5:00pm Roobucks General Store Sidney James Room 512 The Roobucks General Store will be open except during lunch 12:00pm-1:00pm. Raffle closes at 4:45pm so buy your tickets now. 10:00am – 5:00pm Bag Raffle Sidney James Room 512 Another chance to purchase your bag raffle tickets and place them in the raffle bags. You only have until 4:45pm to purchase bag raffle tickets, or to drop your pre-purchased tickets in the bags. The drawing is at 5:00pm tonight! 12:00pm – 1:00pm Bar-B-Que Lunch Event Tent – McCarter Rd (No Parking) BBQ food tickets were pre-ordered with your registration Delauder’s will be serving our catered lunch of Bar-b-Que and fixins’. If you did not pre-order we may have a few extras to sell, check with Roy Mayo at the GreytToss corn hole game before lunch. 5:00pm Bag Raffle Drawing Sidney James Room 512 Drawing will start at 5:00pm. You do not have to be present to win the Bag Raffle. Winners will be posted on the door and the room will be open on Saturday 9:30pm-10:30pm and again on Sunday from 7:30am until 10:30 to claim your prize. Don’t worry if you don’t win anything in the Bag Raffle. You have a 2nd Chance Saturday at the Social. All tickets from the Bag Raffle will be entered into the 2nd Chance Raffle drawing. You must be present for the 2nd Chance raffle. 5:30pm – 6:15pm Silent Auction Pickup Sidney James Conference Room We can accept cash, check, or credit card for payment. Please pay and pick up your items before you leave the event on Sunday. We will not ship items after the event. 6:30pm (be a few minutes early so you don’t miss out!) Group Photo - Be There Early! Parking Lot Group photo will be taken in the back parking lot beside the pool. Gather and look for direction from a volunteer. Oh and SMILE! 7:00pm – 10:00pm Goodbye Social & Live Auction Event Tent – McCarter Rd (No Parking) Come join us and say goodbye to friends you know and those you just met. We will have just a few announcements to make while serving cake for the humans and ice cream for the dogs. During this social time, we will have the following activities: 7:15 pm: Cake and Pupcups for the dogs 7:30 pm: Announcements for the event Prize Winners 2nd Chance Raffle. All raffle tickets will be combined and winners will be selected. You must be present to win the 2nd Chance Raffle Greyt Toss Winners ROOM RAFFLE DRAWING – will you be the lucky one to have your hotel room for FREE? Other Special Raffle Drawings Live Auction 10:00pm – 10:30pm Raffle/Silent Auction Winners' Pickups Sidney James Room 512 In case you are leaving early in the morning and need to pick up your raffle winnings a volunteer will be in the conference room to assist you, please check with the volunteer prior to collecting your winnings. Congratulations to all the winners! Friday Sunday Sunday 7:30am – 11:00am Raffle/Silent Auction Winners' Pickup Sidney James Room 512 A volunteer will be in the room to assist you. Please check with the volunteer prior to collecting your winnings. Congratulations to all the winners! Any prizes that are not claimed will be used in other events to benefit GFNC. 7:30am – 11:00am Safe Travels Sidney James Room 512 Stop in and say goodbye before hitting the road. There is usually soda/water left so grab a drink for the trip. 9:00am Event Area Cleanup Event Tent – McCarter Rd (No Parking) If you are leaving later in the day and can assist with cleanup, please join us at the Event tent. We will provide poop bags and will walk the field to pick up any missed poop or trash. We want to make sure the field is left nice for the family that is letting us use it. 6:30pm Dinner on the Patio with Your Greyhound Three Jimmy’s, 1359 E Parkway Join us at Three Jimmy’s for great food and celebration (bring bed for dog to relax). Saturday Schedule is subject to change without notice.