Bark N’ Blues returns to Prairie Village’s Franklin Park Saturday

Bark N’ Blues, the annual celebration of howlin’ good music and man’s best friend, returns to Prairie Village’s Franklin Park Saturday for the third year.

The big day starts with a 5K run at 7:30 a.m. followed by a 1-mile-walk-with-your-dog at 8:30 a.m. (To participate in either, email Melissa Anderson at barknblues@gmail.com).

And as the dog walk begins, the blues begin as well. This year’s musical acts are:

Josh Vowell, seen here performing at the event in 2012, will be back at Franklin Park Saturday.

Taylor Kline Music 8:30 a.m.

Junebug and The Porch Lights 10 a.m.

Josh Vowell Band noon

Samantha Fish 3 p.m.

Jeremy Butcher and the Bail Jumpers 5 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public, though donations to support area animal rescue organizations are appreciated.