Twilight Safari Gala
Saturday, September 30, 2023
5:30 to 9 pm
Join us for an elegant evening under the stars at the Sacramento Zoo.
Enjoy an array of drinks and appetizers, as well as a silent auction and big band entertainment from Peter Petty and His Terpsichoreans followed by a delicious farm-to-fork dinner and live auction. Semi-formal attire is recommended.
All proceeds from Twilight Safari will help the Sacramento Zoological Society in our efforts to build a state-of-the-art New Zoo in Elk Grove.
-One ticket to the event
-An evening under the stars at the zoo
-An array of beverages and appetizers
-Live big band entertainment
-Live and silent auctions
VIP Table of 10: $5,000
-All above benefits
-One table for 10
-One half-page ad in the event program (time-sensitive benefit, ad designed and provided by the sponsor)
-Name in program and on-screen during video presentation (time-sensitive benefit)
-Name/logo on Zoo website
-Champagne at dinner table
*Cocktail attire suggested
*Complimentary valet parking service will be available at the front of the zoo
*Seating is limited
*This is a 21 and over event
Passed Hors D’oeuvres
- Golden Tomato Gazpacho Shooters with Garlic Grilled Shrimp, Avocado & Micro Cilantro
- Warm Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus with Muenster Fonduta & White Truffle Essence
- Mini Filo Cups with Zinfandel Braised Onions, Pink Lady Apples & Triple Crème Camembert
- Zoo-Smoked Short Rib Sliders with Dr. Pepper Glaze and Applewood Smoked Blue Cheese
Taste of Summer Salad
Wild Arugula & Summer Herb Salad with Black Watermelon, Heirloom Tomatoes, Persian Cucumber, Mozzarella Pearls & Toasted Garlic-White Balsamic Vinaigrette
Mesquite Grilled Pork Tenderloin & Argentinian Red Prawns with Yukon Gold Potatoes, Heirloom Beets, Charred Lemon & Blackberry-Port Wine Glaze
Red Lentil Stuffed Artichoke with Curried Carrots, Italian Black Kale, Fire Roasted Tomatoes, Roasted Mushrooms and Cumin Jus
White Peach Panna Cotta with Caramelized Nectarines, Pinot Noir- Glazed Blueberries, Opal Basil & Mint
Wine, Beer and Signature Cocktails
Thank you to our generous sponsors!
Downey Brand LLP
Firecode Safety Equipment
InterWest Insurance Services, LLC
McCoy Fatula, APC
Patricia & Donald Ingoglia & Family
Art & Sue Scotland
SHR Studios, Inc.
The SSA Group
Donald & Denise Timmons
Yee Law Group
Bogle Vineyards – Wine and Sparkling Sponsor
Midtown Framing – Framing Sponsor
Contact the Institutional Advancement and Marketing team for more information.