Thursday, June 18, 2009

Twilight Tuesday - Hot, Cool & Rockin'!

By Jaime Wilson, Zoo Blog Keeper

This summer, we have introduced a new series of events called Twilight Tuesdays in June & July. Basically, we just keep the gates open late so you can enjoy the whole Zoo during cooler summer evenings.

But wait, that's not all! Around 5 pm the party gets started with a live band, dinner specials, beer and wine - centered around a theme that is different each night. We suggest bringing lawn chairs, picnic blankets and making an evening of it. Last admission is at 7 pm, but you are welcome to stay until 8 pm.

June 23: Country Music and BBQ Night
Live Music by Rowdy Kate
Dinner Special: BBQ Ribs, Chicken, Ranch Style Beans, Cole Slaw and Biscuits

June 30: Blues and Brews at the Zoo
Live Music by Mick Martin and the Blues Rockers
Dinner Special: Tri-Tip Sandwiches and Garlic Fries

July 7: A Night Across the Pond, British Night & Car Show
Live Music by Jangles
Dinner Special: Fish 'n Chips, Bangers 'n Mash
*Register to show your British car! $10 per car includes 4 admissions. Call (916) 808-5888

July 14: South of the Border
Live Music Los Elegantes
Dinner Special: Mexican Mix Platters

July 21: Travel in Time, 60s & 70s Car Show
Live Music by The Q Balls
Dinner Special: Slider Trio, Potato or Macaroni Salad and Cole Slaw
*Register to show your classic car! $10 per car includes 4 admissions. Call (916) 808-5888

July 28: Journey to Asia
Live Music by Second Wind
Dinner Special: Chicken Satay Skewers over Rice with Peapods, Bamboo Shoots and Water Chestnuts

Bring the whole family for some midweek summer fun!

Sacramento Zoo Members: Twilight Tuesdays are included with Zoo admission, so make sure to show your Membership card to get in! Call (916) 808-5888 if you are not sure how many people are covered by your membership.

Here are pictures from our first Twilight Tuesday!

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