Upcoming Events
at the Ranch

Info! Check in here to learn about new Events, scheduled activities, and simply what's new at The Dude Ranch! Bookmark this page NOW so you can find it! Any questions? Click on CONTACT above or call us at 1-804-798-7900! We're delighted to help!  Thanks!

JANUARY

  • 1/1 - 1st Run-throughs of the Year!    The Dude Ranch continues its annual tradition in hosting the First Run-through of the Year for AKC Obedience and Rally in our Performance Hall. Join us to enjoy left-over fruit cake, Holiday munchies, great comradery - oh, and plenty of time to run your dogs through both Obedience and/or Rally courses! Only $10 per dog - FLAT RATE!

FEBRUARY

  • 2/1 - 1st Friday of the Month Run-throughs.    Join us on the First Friday of each month for open Run-throughs. AKC Obedience and Rally Run-throughs executed by AKC judges! Flat Rate - all the runs you want!
  • New Academy classes starting!   Click to check the schedule!

MARCH

  • 3/1 - 1st Friday of the Month Run-throughs.    Join us on the First Friday of each month for open Run-throughs. AKC Obedience and Rally Run-throughs executed by AKC judges! Flat Rate - all the runs you want!
  • 3/23-24 - All-Breed Carting Trials!    GWBdFC holding All-Breed Carting Trials at the Dude Ranch. Get the premium HERE.
  • 3/29-4/7 - SPRING BREAK!  Don't forget to make your lodging reservations early!

APRIL

  • 4/5 - 1st Friday of the Month Run-throughs.    Join us on the First Friday of each month for open Run-throughs. AKC Obedience and Rally Run-throughs executed by AKC judges! Flat Rate - all the runs you want!
  • PENDING - All Breed AKC SCENT WORK TRIALS   All-Breed AKC Scent Work Trials at the Dude Ranch. Premium Pending. CALL for more information.

MAY

  • 5/3 - 1st Friday of the Month Run-throughs.    Join us on the First Friday of each month for open Run-throughs, except NOT THIS MONTH! In May, AKC Obedience and Rally trials are taking place (see next item!)
  • 5/3-4-5 Fri/Sat/Sun - AKC ALL BREED Obedience & Rally Trials   Annual Spring AKC Obedience & Rally trials (3-days!). Click to get the premium HERE.
  • 5/24-28 - MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND!  Don't forget to make your lodging reservations early!

JUNE

  • 6/7 - 1st Friday of the Month Run-throughs.    Join us on the First Friday of each month for open Run-throughs. AKC Obedience and Rally Run-throughs executed by AKC judges! Flat Rate - all the runs you want!
  • 6/8-9 - Havannah Silk Dog Specialty   Once again the Havannah Silk Dogs are descending on the Dude Ranch to hold their specialty! An exciting rare breed that is quite something to behold.
  • PENDING - Only 15 Points To Go   Greg Strong returning for a 2-day workshop on handing and finishing your dog!
  • 6/28 - 7/7 - Independence Day / Week Holiday!  Don't forget to make your lodging reservations early!

JULY

  • 7/12 - 1st 2nd Friday of the Month Run-throughs.    Join us on 7/12 the "2nd" Friday of the month for open Run-throughs. AKC Obedience and Rally Run-throughs executed by AKC judges! Flat Rate - all the runs you want!
  • PENDING - Scent Work Trial   All-Breed AKC Scent Work Trials at the Dude Ranch. Date Pending. Call for more information.

AUGUST

  • 8/2 - 1st Friday of the Month Run-throughs.    Join us on the First Friday of each month for open Run-throughs. AKC Obedience and Rally Run-throughs executed by AKC judges! Flat Rate - all the runs you want!
  • PENDING - Scent Work Trial   All-Breed AKC Scent Work Trials at the Dude Ranch. Date Pending. Call for more information.
  • 8/30 - 9/3 - Labor Day Holiday!  Don't forget to make your lodging reservations early!

SEPTEMBER

  • 9/6 - 1st Friday of the Month Run-throughs.    Join us on the First Friday of each month for open Run-throughs. AKC Obedience and Rally Run-throughs executed by AKC judges! Flat Rate - all the runs you want!
  • PENDING - Scent Work Trial   All-Breed AKC Scent Work Trials at the Dude Ranch. Date Pending. Call for more information.
  • Back To School.   New Acadademy classes starting.   Click to check the schedule!

OCTOBER

  • 10/4 - 1st Friday of the Month Run-throughs.    Join us on the First Friday of each month for open Run-throughs. AKC Obedience and Rally Run-throughs executed by AKC judges! Flat Rate - all the runs you want!
  • 10/5 - Bully Club Festivities!    Bully Club Event. More information pending!

NOVEMBER

  • 11/1 - 1st Friday of the Month Run-throughs.    Join us on the First Friday of each month for open Run-throughs. AKC Obedience and Rally Run-throughs executed by AKC judges! Flat Rate - all the runs you want!
  • 11/8-9-10 Fri/Sat/Sun - AKC ALL BREED Obedience & Rally Trials   Annual Fall AKC Obedience & Rally trials (3-days!). Click to get the premium HERE.
  • 11/22 - 12/2 - Thanksgiving Holiday!  Don't forget to make your lodging reservations early!

DECEMBER

  • 12/6 - 1st Friday of the Month Run-throughs.    Join us on the First Friday of each month for open Run-throughs. AKC Obedience and Rally Run-throughs executed by AKC judges! Flat Rate - all the runs you want!
  • 12/7 - SANTA-PAWS!   Santa returns to the Dude Ranch for his annual photo-shoot with you and your pet! You can drop-in, or call for reservations for this great FREE PHOTO-OP. More information coming! Open to all!
  • 12/20 - 1/6 - Christmas/New Years Holiday!  Don't forget to make your lodging reservations early!