Weiner Dog Nationals at Los Alamitos Race Track

July 21: During this 23rd annual event, dachshunds will dash 50 yards to qualify to compete for the title of Fastest Wiener Dog in the nation. Proceeds benefit the Seal Beach Animal Care Center. The first race begins Saturday at 6:30 p.m. with the championship race at approximately 9:15 p.m. Adults, $3; kids (17 and under), free. Los Alamitos Race Course, Los Alamitos. (714) 820-2690. www.losalamitos.com/wienernationals