Mesker Park Zoo hosting Zoo Brew, closing early

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden will be closing at 2 p.m. on June 8 in order to prepare for its fourth annual Zoo Brew, which will be held from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Tickets to the event are sold out according to the zoo's web site.

Participants will be able to walk along a path around the Zoo while tasting up to 25 beer and wine samples, as well as food samples from local restaurants.

A souvenir sampling mug will be provided to every participant upon arrival, along with a Zoo Brew Guide.

Live entertainment will be provided throughout the evening.

All proceeds benefit the Evansville Zoological Society, a nonprofit organization working to support the mission of Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden.

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