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Zoo Debut goes virtual to support the needs of animals at the Racine Zoo

Posted at 8:21 AM, Aug 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-29 11:59:00-04

Many organizations have needed to pivot to stay afloat. Many events have either been canceled or have needed to be redesigned to take on the public health needs due to the Coronavirus pandemic.


The Racine Zoo has taken their Zoo Debut Gala virtual. The gala is an opportunity to raise funds to provide needed care to the animals at the zoo. Money also supports education programs and conservation programs too.

The event is set to take place on Saturday, Sep. 12, 2020 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

The benefit to having the event be mostly virtual is, you can participate in the event, and still make a difference in your community by supporting the Racine Zoo.

On the night of the event there will be live music, various auctions, and even a Cocktail Creations demonstration showing everyone how to make a fun cocktail combination.

Auction prizes at zoo gala
Auction prizes at zoo gala.

There are three ticket levels and each brings varying benefits.

Virtual Viewer: Free - Must RSVP by Saturday, September 12th at 3:00 p.m. For details on this ticket option click here.

Zoo Debut To Go: $75 - Must RSVP by Friday, September 11th at 12 p.m. For details on this ticket option click here.

VIP Live Studio Audience: $125 - Must RSVP by Friday, September 4th at 12PM For details on this ticket option click here.

To learn more about the Racine Zoo and their Zoo Debut event click here.

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