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Just a friendly reminder that there is no Zoo Boo on October 31. Have a safe and happy Halloween!
With the time change, we will shift to winter hours. Starting Sunday, November 2, The Houston Zoo will close at 6 p.m., last entry at 5 p.m.
The following areas will be closing early for private events:
Jaguars – Saturday, November 1 – 5:30 p.m.
Join us for a boot-stompin’ good time! On this night we’ll have games and activities with a country western theme, like horseshoes and stick horse races. Plus, Zoo guests can stomp their feet to the music of country band Eleven Hundred Springs! They’ll be performing at 5:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. The games, the concert, and all Cool Nights activities are included in your Zoo Admission.
After Cool Nights, walk to Miller Outdoor Theatre and see Theatre Under The Stars’ 8:15 p.m. performance of A Chorus Line running July 16 – 21.
About Eleven Hundred Springs:
“Listening to any effort from Eleven Hundred Springs, including latest Midway, is like having your cool uncle pull out his favorite albums. Matt Hillyer and crew have that old-school country sound down. When the band started up way back in 1998, some folks thought it was just guys imitating the sounds of Merle Haggard, George Jones and Hank Williams, but over the course of nine albums, Eleven Hundred Springs have evolved into a tight unit of true believers.”
About A Chorus Line:
In an empty theatre, on a bare stage, casting for a new Broadway musical is almost complete. For 17 dancers, this audition is the chance of a lifetime. It’s what they’ve worked for – with every drop of sweat, every hour of training, every day of their lives. It’s the one opportunity to do what they’ve always dreamed – to have the chance to dance. Theatre Under The Stars will present A Chorus Line, the musical for everyone who’s ever had a dream and put it all on the line. Winner of nine Tony Awards, including “Best Musical” and the Pulitzer Prize for drama, the singular sensation returns to the Miller Outdoor Theatre stage for TUTS’ annual free summer musical.
Today’s Meet the Keeper Talks & Grounds Programming:
Friday October 31, 2014
10:00 Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Anaconda in the Reptile House
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Bug House in the Children’s Zoo
11:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Hoofstock
11:00 Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
11:00 Story Safari at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
11:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Tiger window
12:00 Zooper Challenge at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
12:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Chimpanzees in African Forest
1:00 Meet the Keeper Talk on the Bats at Natural Encounters
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Sea Lions
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Elephants
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Giraffes in African Forest
2:00 Nature Talks at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
2:00 Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
2:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Fox exhibit in the Children’s Zoo
2:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Birds of the World
3:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Bug House in the Children’s Zoo
3:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Mongoose exhibit in the Children’s Zoo
3:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Howler monkeys in Wortham World of Primates
4:00 Meerkat keeper chat at the Meerkat yard