Ellen Trout Zoo Brew kicks off tomorrow

Ellen Trout Zoo Brew kicks off tomorrow

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - The weather will be perfect for the fifth annual Friends of Ellen Trout Zoo Zoo Brew happening tomorrow evening.

The events is for adults 21 and up and an ID is required. Those in attendance will get to sample varieties of 120 beers from the finest breweries along with tasty appetizers from 15 local restaurants. On top of that, live music by Bryan Harkness.

Zoo Director Gordon Henley explains how tomorrow's Zoo Brew profits go back into the facility.

"It's a fundraiser that helps friends of the zoo raise money for zoo improvements and improvements, and we've done a lot with it. Their money has helped build the giraffe exhibit and the education center," Henley said..  

The Zoo Brew kicks off at seven tomorrow night. Tickets are forty dollars for non-members and thirty for zoo members.

The zoo will close at four tomorrow in order to prepare for the event.

If you'd like to buy tickets, here is the link, wlowery@ellentroutzoo.com.

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