- Aug 22,
2012St. Louis, MO314-646-4771
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 19, 2012
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Saint Louis Zoo (314) 781-0900
Susan Gallagher, (314) 646-4633
Christy Childs, (314) 646-4639
Joanna Bender, (314) 646-4703
SIP, SWING AND SPLASH AT JAMMIN’ AT THE ZOO
The Saint Louis Zoo’s Young Zoo Friends invite you to sip, swing and splash at their summer 21-and-up event, Jammin’ at the Zoo, presented by Macy’s. On Wednesdays, July 25 and August 22, from 6 to 10 p.m., enjoy great live music while sampling your way through 200 different wines from more than 50 wineries. See Macy’s models showcase the latest fashions, get a Chanel makeover and be refreshed at the Diet Coke Lounge.
The Tasting Package includes a wine tasting, available between 6 and 8 p.m., while supplies last. Wine by the glass and bottle, beer, soda and frozen specialty drinks will also be available for purchase. No outside alcoholic beverages will be permitted at the event.
Also from 6 to 8 p.m., dip your hands in the warm saltwater pool at Stingrays at Caribbean Cove featuring Sharks to get up-close-and-personal with bonnethead, white-spotted bamboo and nurse sharks. Swimming along with them are cownose rays, southern stingrays, horseshoe crabs and tropical fish.
On July 25, enjoy live entertainment by 3 Handsome Guys, Paint the Earth, Dirty Muggs and FatPocket: St. Louis' Premier Funk Band. On August 22, All 4 Nothin', Griffin and the Gargoyles, Hot Chocolate Soul and SUPERJAM will perform.
Buy your Jammin’ tickets at the door, online at www.stlzoo.org/jammin, or by calling 314/646-4771. General admission is free for Zoo Friends members and one guest, and $10 per person for non-members. Tasting Package, including wine tasting and general admission, is $10 for Zoo Friends and $20 for non-members. Become a member of the Young Zoo Friends that evening and receive free Tasting Package admission for two. Special private party areas are available in advance for groups of 25 or more.
General public should park on the south parking lot on Wells Drive near Highway 40/64 and enter through the south entrance. Zoo Friends members should park on the Zoo’s north parking lot and enter through The Living World building. Parking is free on both lots.
The Young Zoo Friends are a group of professionals in their 20s and 30s who support the future success of the Zoo through volunteer, fundraising, educational and social opportunities.
Visit www.stlzoo.org/jammin, or call (314) 646-4771 for more information or to purchase your tickets in advance.
Co-chairs are Andrew Bagy and Wendy Menghini.
Proceeds from the party benefit the Zoo and its efforts to save endangered species at home and around the world. Jammin’ at the Zoo is sponsored by Macy’s, Diet Coke, Fox2 & KPLR 11, Riverfront Times and Y98 FM.
Some of the participating wineries:
Mas Fi Cava
Wines That Rock