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Oglebay Good Zoo announces bonus weekend of ‘Boo at the Zoo’

Release from Oglebay Good Zoo:

WHEELING, W.Va. – ‘Boo at the Zoo’ — Oglebay Good Zoo’s annual Halloween event — has been extended to include Fri., Nov. 2 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 3 from 4 – 8:30 p.m.

“Your favorite Halloween event has been extended! Grab your favorite costume and join us for a bonus weekend of Boo at the Zoo on Fri., Nov. 2 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 3 from 4 – 8:30 p.m.,” Oglebay Good Zoo officials said. “Children are encouraged to dress in costume as they experience trick-or-treat stations, a spooky train ride, zoo animals, and other family-friendly entertainment.”

Admission also includes access to LASER shows at the zoo’s Benedum Theater. The LASER show schedule for Nov. 2-3 is as follows:

Friday, Nov. 2

6 p.m. – LASER Zeppelin

7 p.m. – LASER Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon

8 p.m. – LASER Floyd: The Wall

 

Saturday, Nov. 3 

3 p.m. – LASER U2

4 p.m. – LASER Beatles

5 p.m. – LASER Zeppelin

6 p.m. – LASER Vinyl: A Classic Rock Experience

7 p.m. – LASER Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon

8 p.m. – LASER Floyd: The Wall

Boo at the Zoo admission and train ride tickets may be purchased online at https://goo.gl/D2nSCc.

Boo at the Zoo is made possible by the generous support of Monteverde Group, LLC; The Glessner Group; Pepsi; Sheetz; Robinson Auto Group; Bordas & Bordas Attorneys, PLLC; WesBanco; West Liberty University; Williams Lea Tag; Team Sledd and Main Street Bank.

The Oglebay Good Zoo is the only institution in West Virginia that is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).  The Good Zoo provides conservation education programming to over 13,000 students annually and participates in AZA breeding programs for over 20 rare or endangered species. The Good Zoo also collaborates with the West Virginia Division of Wildlife to conduct conservation research associated with the rare Eastern Hellbender Salamander and to rehabilitate nearly 50 ill or injured wild eagles, hawks and owls in the Upper Ohio River Valley annually.

Learn more at www.oglebay.com.

 

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