Bloomin' Crazy at the Sacramento Zoo
Plant Festival and Sale, March 5th
Spring has almost sprung and it’s time to plan your garden! Talk with professionals from garden clubs, plant societies, nurseries and outdoor gardening centers at the Zoo’s 6th Annual Bloomin’ Crazy Plant Fest on Saturday, March 5, 2011 from 9 am to 4 pm. Enjoy the Zoo’s animals as well as colorful garden displays. Bring your little red wagon and take home beautiful spring bulbs and a whole lot of ideas.
Some of the participants are: California Rare Fruit Grower(S), Capital City African Violet Society, Carmichael Geranium Society, Friends of San Juan de Oriente, Friends of the Sacramento Public Library, Sacramento Bromeliad & Carnivorous Plant Society, Sacramento Orchid Society and many more.
You’ll also learn about amazing animals at the Wildlife Stage Show at 11:00 am. After the show, meet the animal ambassadors up close and personal. Join us for Keeper Chats at 2:15, 2:30 and 2:45 at the Giant anteater, Mongoose lemur and tortoise exhibits. Throughout the day, the Zoo will feature wildlife wagons with animal bio-artifacts.
Sacramento Zoo -- Wildly Inspiring!
Open since 1927, the Sacramento Zoo is home to over 450 native, rare and endangered animals and is one of over 200 accredited institutions of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Located near the corner of Land Park Drive and Sutterville Road in William Land Park, the Zoo is wholly managed by the non-profit Sacramento Zoological Society. This Sacramento treasure inspires conservation awareness through education and recreation. Open daily from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, general admission is $11.00; children ages 2-11 are $7.00 and one and under are admitted free. Parking is free throughout the park or ride Regional Transit bus #6. For information, call 916-808-5888 or visit saczoo.org.
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