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FUN EVENTS, EVENTS, EVENTS!!!

We are so grateful to the people and businesses in the Wilmington community for hosting rescue events, to those who come join in the fun, and to families who open their hearts to these pups in need!

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Here are some of our many events over the past year that have allowed Freedom Bridge to find loving homes for so many wonderful pups who were lost, surrendered, and abandoned. Freedom Bridge extends heartfelt thanks to our many supporters and hopes that you will please join us for more fun at our upcoming events!  

Surf Dog Experience May 18

BRING YOUR PUP
TO SURF!

SATURDAY MORNING
MAY 18th, 8:00-11:00am
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CAROLINA BEACH PIER

50% of your $40 registration goes to Freedom Bridge!

FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE

7:30-10:30am

from Publix parking lot in Carolina Beach!!!

Surf Dog Event May 18
Eagles Dare Event May 18

COME MEET OUR ADOPTABLE PUPS!

SATURDAY AFTERNOON
MAY 18, 1:00-4:00pm
@

The Eagle's Dare - Beer Garden & Craft Cocktails

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FBAR Event May 11 Fundraiser
FBAR Fundraiser May 9th

JOIN THE FUN!

THURSDAY, MAY 9th
5:00-9:00pm
@

LITTLE DIPPER FONDUE

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138 S Front Street, Wilmington

We are so excited that the Little Dipper Fondue has chosen to do a fundraising night for us!!! Come down and join us AND bring all your friends for AMAZING fondue AND helping pups at the same time!!! It doesn't get much better than that! See ya' there! Thank you soooo much, Little Dipper!!!

We are so very grateful!

Little Dipper Fondue Awards
Red Clay Strays with Pups
Red Clay Strays with Pups

THANK YOU TO THE RED CLAY STRAYS BAND FOR COMING OUT
TO MEET OUR PUPS BEFORE THEIR CONCERT!!!

MEET FBAR PUPS
BEFORE THE RED CLAY STRAY SHOW!

Red Clay Stray band is playing at the Greenfield Lake Amphitheater on Monday, April 29! 
Want to meet some puppies at the show? You can! Freedom Bridge Animal Rescue is coming to the show and we're bringing some pups along!
Stop by the merch tent before the band takes the stage to learn more about FBAR and how you can help.
FBAR is accepting donations of puppy and dog food as well as monetary donations.
Recommended food -
Pro Plan, Redford or Optima Plus.

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COME MEET THESE 
NEW PUPPIES 
FROM 3 DIFFERENT LITTERS!

Mr Who

MR. WHO

Peter

PETER

Winnie

WINNIE

Cassidy
Cindy Lu

CINDY LU

CASSIDY

Shelly & Vienna first day at foster home

VIENNA

Shelly

SHELLY

Girl Scouts
Girl Scouts
Girl Scouts
Girl Scouts
Girl Scouts

THANK YOU, 
GIRL SCOUT
TROOP 1060!!!

We did an interactive event with the Girl Scouts, bringing 2 Freedom Bridge pups and talking about what rescues do. The Girl Scouts used money they had earned to donate needed items for the pups at Freedom Bridge!!! We are so grateful!

GIRL SCOUT EVENT - April 15th

Girl Scouts
Girl Scouts

Permission granted to post pictures.

FBAR Event April 13
FBAR Event April 6
Skate Dog Event

BRING YOUR PUP TO SKATEBOARD AND WATCH OTHER PUPS!

SATURDAY, MARCH 23
Noon-3:00pm

5101 Dunlea Court, Wilmington

$40 Registration Fee

50% is donated to
Freedom Bridge
Animal Rescue NC!!!

Skate Dog
Skate Dog Park

Join the Fun!

THANK YOU TO

Skate Dog N.C. Logo
FBAR Event March 16
FBAR Event March 2
FBAR Feb 17 Event

JOIN US!!! THIS Saturday, February 17,

at PET SUPPLIES PLUS!!!

MEET
THE CUTEST ADOPTABLE PUPS!!!

FBAR Feb 10 Event

Come join us this Saturday for a brew
and 
a kissing booth for you and your pets!

And.... VERY CUTE FURBABIES that may just be your new BFF!
 


February 10
1:00pm-4:00pm
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New Anthem Beer Project

FBAR Event Feb 3
FBAR Event Jan 27

Join the fun
this Saturday,
January 27th!!!

1:00  4:00pm

Come visit us at
Hi-Wire Brewing
 

1020 Princess Street
Wilmington, NC


Enjoy great brews and wonderful pups!

What's better than a great environment and cool pups??
Who knows, you may just find your new BFFF

FBAR Event Jan 20

COME JOIN US THIS SATURDAY, JANUARY 20th,
at PET SUPPLIES PLUS!!!

Pet Supplies Plus Jan 20
Betty White Challenge
Dec 9 Groove Market
Holiday Market
BowString Holiday Market
Event at Taproom Dec 1
Event at Taproom Dec 1
Event at Taproom Dec 1
Events at Pet Supplies Plus
Pet Supplies Plus Dec 2 Event
FBAR Event Dec 2
FBAR Aunt Kerry's Nov 11
FBAR Waterline Brewery Nov 11
FBAR Nov 5 Santa Event
FBAR Oct 28th Event
Pop Up for Pups Groove Market

Join the fun on
Saturday, October 14
th!!!

11:00am - 3:00pm


Come visit us at
The Groove Pop-Up
for Pups at 
Riverlights

 
109 Pier Master Point
Wilmington, NC

Enjoy live music, food, vendors, mini fall-photo session for your pup, dog costume contest, AND meet our pups waiting for forever homes!!!

Pets in the Park Oct 7

COME JOIN US THIS SATURDAY FOR THE FUN AND SEE ALL OF THE FABULOUS VENDORS!!!

AND JUST MAYBE MEET YOUR NEW BFF! 

Saturday, Oct. 7
10:00am-2:00pm
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Carolina Beach Lake Park

FBAR Event Sept 30
FBAR Sept 16 Event Hi-Wire
FBAR Event Sept 17 Leland
FBAR Event Sept 17
FBAR Sept 9 Event

COME JOIN US
FOR A FUN EVENT
AND MEET THE
SWEETEST PUPS!!!


Saturday, Sept. 9
2:00-5:00pm
@

Fermental Beer & Wine
 

Fermental Beer
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FBAR Sept 10 Event _ Ruff Draft

Another GREAT surfing day coming your way!! Bring your pup and enjoy!

Saturday, August 26
10:30am
Carolina Beach Pier

Pups love it and are well cared for by experienced Ocean Rescue Guards!

$30 registration fee
Prizes and Fun in the Surf!
Sign up online
here! 🏄🐶

FBA 26R Surf Dog Event Aug 26
FBAR Aug 26 Event
FBAR Aug 26 Groove Market
Groove Market Riverlights
Groove Market Riverlights
Groove Market Riverlights

Join the fun on
Saturday, August 26th!!!


11:00am - 3:00pm

Come visit us at
The Groove Market at Riverlights 

109 Pier Master Point
Wilmington, NC


Enjoy live music, food, art for sale by local artists and, of course, meet our pups waiting for forever homes!!!

FBAR Pre-Adoption Event Aug 19

COME JOIN US ON SATURDAY,
August 19
12:00-3:00pm!

to
MEET  THESE
SWEET PUPS
AND MORE!!!


@Pet Supplies Plus
Independence Mall

Pet Supplies Plus
FBAR Event August 12

COME JOIN US!

Saturday, August 12
1:00-
4:00pm!

 

@
New Anthem Brewery

110 Greenfield Street
Corner of Front Street

MEET THE SWEETEST PUPS!

FBAR Pre-Adoption Event Aug 5
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COME JOIN US ON SATURDAY,
July 29

12:00-3:00!


MEET
the SWEETEST pups & puppies!!!


@PetSuppliesPlus

FBAR Event July 15

COME JOIN US ON SATURDAY, July 15,
1:00-4:00pm!

for
PUPPY
PALOOZA!!!


MEET MAMA LIMO'S
8 PRECIOUS PUPPIES!!!

@Flying Machine Brewing Company

Waterman’s Mother’s Day Event

Celebrate Mother's Day weekend with us on Saturday, May 13th!!!

Come visit us
at Waterman's Brewery
and enjoy live music, food, art for sale by local artists,
and,
of course,
FURBABIES that may be
your next BFF!!

FBAR July 8 Event

COME JOIN US ON SATURDAY,
July 8, 1:00-4:00!

MEET
THE SWEETEST PUPS!!!


@Cape Fear Spirits & Beer

Surf Dog Check May 2023
Surf Dog Experience May 2023

THANK YOU TO SURF DOG EXPERIENCE
for your wonderful donation to FBAR!!!

What a GREAT night at Ruff Draft last night for the FREEDOM BRIDGE ANIMAL RESCUE Award Ceremony!!! Thank you Jay and Surf Dog Experience for the check to help us support the care of our pups. Thank you Ruff Draft and all the sponsors for hosting and helping! We are most appreciative 

Thank You Surf Dog
Surf Dog Donation
Island Passage Clothing Store
Island Passage Clothing
Island Passage
Island Passage

We are so grateful and honored to be part of this amazing opportunity!! Everything you might need AND help furbabies too??

Doesn't get any better

than that!!

Give & Receive Event
Give & Receive Event
Give & Receive Event
Groove Market - Riverlights June 2023
Waterman's Brewing Event

Join the fun this Saturday, June 24th!!!

11:00am - 3:00pm

Come visit us at Waterman's Brewery and enjoy live music, food, art for sale by local artists,and, of course, FURBABIES that may be your next BFF!!!

Groove Market is popping up at Waterman's Brewing!
Join us and Oakley (WECT's Pet of the Week),
along wit
h 30+ vendors for live music on the patio and brunch.
The Groove Market is family and dog friendly!!!

Stop by our tent and meet our pups waiting for forever homes and get your raffle tickets for a super cool dog bed filled with treats!

ALL proceeds go to helping our furbabies get ready for their new forever homes! We hope to s
ee you there!

The Groove June 2023
FBAR Event June 17

COME JOIN US ON SATURDAY!

MEET
THE SWEETEST PUPS!!!


@Drumtrout Brewing Company

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FBAR Event _Flytrap 2
FBAR Event _Flytrap 3
FBAR Event June 10
FBAR 11% _ Brunswick Beer

Come visit 
Brunswick Beer & Cider 
in May! Buy a pint to help save our pups!


Thank you to Brunswick Beer & Cider for generously making us their 11% nonprofit partner this month!

Brunswick Beer & Cider
Waterman’s Mother’s Day Event
Oakley with his new foster fur brother (Oakley is the white pup)
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Minion 2
Island Passage
FBAR April 27 Event
FBAR Event April 22

COME MEET
THE SWEETEST PUPS!!!

Join us for our next
Pre-Adoption Event!

Saturday, April 22nd, 12-3pm
@ Pet Supplies Plus

5954 Carolina Beach Rd Unit 160
Wilmington, NC

Juliet
Pet Supplies Plus
Minion 2
FBAR April 29 Skate Dog Event
Eagle's Dare Brewery
Pre-Adoption Event April 8, 2023
Pre-Adoption Event April 8, 2023

COME MEET
THE SWEETEST PUPS!!!

Join us for our next
Pre-Adoption Event!

Saturday, April 8th, 1-4pm
@ The Eagle's Dare Brewery

Pre-Adoption Event April 8, 2023
Pre-Adoption Event April 8, 2023
FBAR Pre-Adoption Event March 26

Nothing exciting to do on Sunday??

Come visit us
at Drum Trout Brewery
and enjoy some art,
a food truck, 
and, of course,
FURBABIES that may be

your next BFF!!

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Leo
Wednesday
Lila
Meatball-1
FBAR Feb 25 Event

COME MEET THE PUPS!!!
Join us for our next
Pre-Adoption Event!

Saturday, February 25th, 1-4pm
@ Waterline Brewery Co.

Suri
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FBAR Feb 18, 2023 Event.png

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Betty White made a lifelong commitment to animals & donated her time to animal rescue groups. In honor of her 101st birthday on January 17th, 2023, we ask animal lovers to honor her legacy by participating in the viral #BettyWhiteChallenge to save more pups.

 

Join the Betty White Challenge and donate $10.00 to Freedom Bridge Animal Rescue NC!

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