6:30 p.m. - Cocktail reception and silent auction
8 p.m. - Dinner and live auction, followed by dessert stations and dancing
This year's Friends of the Zoo annual winter fundraiser and gala has a "Mardi Gras" theme.
The event features gourmet dining, live music, live and silent auctions, and animal greeters.
Cocktail attire and animal prints are encouraged; black tie optional.
Proceeds help benefit the zoo's education programs, which connect more than 23,000 children and adults to the natural world.
For more information, call (315) 435-8511 x132
Reservations required; $195 per person or $1,560 per table of eight