2024 Events

run_1-300x249To ensure fun and safety for our sanctuary residents, no dogs are allowed at events on the sanctuary grounds, please! Events will be held rain or shine, and all proceeds benefit the rescued animals.

Poplar Spring Run for the Animals – Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary’s 21st annual “Run for the Animals!” was held on Sunday, May 19, 2024. The 5K run and 1 or 1.7 mile fun walk was a fundraiser dedicated to supporting the life-saving work Poplar Spring does everyday. This years race was held in-person with a virtual option. Learn more here.

Annual Open House and Fundraiser – Sunday September 29, 2024 – 1-4 p.m.   The Open House will feature a live band, catered food and drinks, and the opportunity to stroll around and visit the rescued animals. No admission fee, but donations (of any amount) are very much appreciated.

Thanksgiving with the Turkeys – Saturday, November 23, 2024 – 12 noon – 4 p.m.   Our most popular event returns!! Celebrating Thanksgiving WITH the turkeys – 100’s join our friendly turkeys and all their friends in celebrating a cruelty-free Thanksgiving potluck. Vegan (no meat, dairy, or eggs) dinner and dessert item are served. Tickets are purchased on Eventbrite – $10.00 donation to benefit the animals. There is no charge for children under 12.