More than 5,000 attendees are expected to attend the American Cat Fanciers Association Cat Show on Aug 20 and 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel Star Plaza. Vendors are welcome to apply for booth space with the local association: Dunes Cat Fanciers. All types of vendors are welcome to apply, not just "pet" vendors.

The Cat Show is open to the public and admission is $5/adults; $4/seniors and children ages 6-15; children 5 and under are free. More than 40 breed varieties will be shown and judged during the August 20 and 21 show. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Independent Cat Society.

Vendors interested in a booth can contact Karly Chnupa at or learn more at The Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza is located at 800 E. 81st Avenue, in Merrillville, Ind.