The 7th annual FestivALL West Side Wiener Dog Races are Saturday. (Photo by G. L. Callihan, Fountain Hobby)
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Even the phrase will have you giggling as the FestivALL West Side Wiener Dog Races return Saturday at Stonewall Jackson Middle School on Washington Street West at the corner of Park Avenue. The seventh annual event costs $12 to enter your dog, but nothing to watch.Registration is 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A fetch contest is at 12:30 p.m. and a costume contest and parade are at 1:30 p.m. Races are from 2 to 3 p.m. with awards to follow. New for 2013 will be BMX celebrity Terry Adams with a flatlander BMX Demonstration at 1 p.m. Dog Bless will be there to sign up people interested in fostering dogs.Visit www.charlestonwestsidewienerrace.com for more details.