Winos for Rhinos
Winos for Rhinos
Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 5:00pm-8:00pm (21+ Only)
Help save rhinos while you sample some wine! Please join us for our Winos for Rhinos on Wednesday, October 3rd in the Daniels Room in Galliford’s Restaurant & Tavern. All proceeds from Winos for Rhinos ticket sales will be donated to Project Rhino in support of rhinoceros conservation.
Event guests will enjoy sampling a variety of wines and appetizers before watching an informative talk presented by Dr. Simon Morgan, Co-Founder and Executive Trustee of Wildlife ACT.
A cash bar will also be available in the Daniels Room for those who wish to purchase additional beverages. The prize wheel will also return this year, so guests will have the opportunity to win some fun prizes! All proceeds from the prize wheel will be donated to Project Rhino.
$35 – Nonmember
$30- EARTH Member
Ticket includes: Wine tasting, appetizers, and presentation by Dr. Simon Morgan.
Note: A cash bar will be available in the Daniels Room.
*This event is 21+ ONLY
Note to EARTH members: To receive your member discount, click “enter promotional code” when you purchase tickets. Your code is the first 5 letters of your last name + the first 2 letters of your first name. Example: John Smith=SMITHJO. If your last name is fewer than 5 letters, just use your full last name + the first 2 letters of your first name.
Winos for Rhinos FAQ
Will tickets be available at the door?
This event has a limited number of tickets, so they will only be available at the door if not sold out. Last year Winos for Rhinos sold out, so we strongly recommend purchasing tickets in advance online!
Where should I park? Where do I go for the event's check in?
Please park in the larger lot across the street unless you require handicap parking which is available in front of the restaurant’s entrance.
Check-in will be located near the gate to the left of Galliford’s Restaurant & Tavern’s entrance. Please either have your ticket printed or have the ticket pdf open on your phone.
What is the schedule for the evening?
Check in will take place at the gate next to Galliford’s Restaurant & Tavern. Please have your tickets printed or open on your phone.
6:00pm-7:00pm: Wine Tasting
Guests will sample South African wines.
6:00pm-8:00pm: Appetizers & Cash Bar
Light appetizers will be available for all guests, and a cash bar will also be available for those who want a full size drink.
7:00pm: Presentation by Dr. Simon Morgan
Learn about the current rhino poaching crisis and what can be done to help.
Does the ticket include zoo admission?
Winos for Rhinos takes place after the zoo’s normal hours and does not include admission for the day. If you would like to visit the zoo prior to the event, you will need to purchase zoo admission. Winos for Rhinos Guests may explore a portion of the zoo before it gets dark, however the full zoo will not be open during the fundraiser.
If you do visit the zoo the day of the event, please be aware that you will need to exit the zoo at 5:00pm and check in at the gate located near Galliford’s.
Can I bring my children?
Sorry, all attendees must be 21+.
Will food be available?
We will have appetizers available for event guests provided by Galliford’s Restaurant & Tavern. Galliford’s will be open until 9:00pm that night if you wish to order take-out to enjoy after the event! If you want to dine-in, we strongly recommend calling in advance at 508-928-0928 to inquire about making a reservation.
Located at Southwick’s Zoo
2 Southwick’s Street
Mendon, MA 01756