Event Tickets My Account Advertise About Us Contact Us Archive RSS Newsletters
Edit Module Edit Module

Penguin Promenade

The Beastly Ball goes black tie to celebrate the African-penguin exhibit and save the black-rhino population

Penguin Promenade

Who, Where, and When: The Beastly Ball at the Minnesota Zoo, April 30.

See and be Seen: Cities 97 morning-show deejays BT (Brian Turner) and Lee Valsvik helped oversee the auction.

Song and Dance: The Ned Kantar Jazz Quartet entertained attendees.

Preserve and Protect: The Minnesota Zoo is working in the Kunene region of Namibia to protect and expand the black-rhino population, one of world’s most critically endangered species.

Global Market: All manner of jewelry, baskets, fabrics, and carved animals—from more than 20 countries—were available to purchase in the name of charity.

Going Once, Going Twice: An African safari and an opportunity to be a dolphin trainer for a day at the zoo were among the live auction offerings.

Click on the photos to see names of those pictured.


Comments may be edited for length, clarity, or appropriateness.

Add your comment:
Edit Module Edit Module
Edit Module Edit Module

Subscribe

Your Essential Guide to Dining, Shopping & Culture
  • Less than $1.67 an issue.
  • 66.7% off newsstand price.
  • The best Minnesota has to offer.
MNMO E-newsletters
 

Your guide to the good life, delivered to your in-box.

Click here to sign up to receive MNMO e-newsletters.

Once you submit your email, you will then select which e-newsletters you want.

We don’t like spam either, so we’ll keep your e-mail address to ourselves.