Friday night, my Mom and I finally got to go to Zoobilee. After years of working behind the scenes and watching the wealthy people get smashing drunk and spill free food on themselves, we were inducted to the club.
So of course...it poured down rain. For those of you who aren't familiar with Zoobilee, it's an outdoor event at the Pt. Defiance Zoo to raise money for the zoo society. They bring in tons of food tents from area restaurants and set up multiple stages for local bands and entertainment. And it's always on a gorgeous evening on the the tail end of a spectacular, sunny day...until we decide to go, and it rains.
It was about 60 degrees and all of the food tents were in grassy areas (which quickly became muddy areas). It's a good thing we took lots of pictures of the dress, because it's destroyed. The tiny korean drycleaner took one look at it and said, "What you do?!!"
But I had a great time. It was awesome to see 200 people on the dance floor waving umbrellas. I loved the cover band, the Beatniks, I want them to play at my next party (they're most likely out of my price range).
The food was incredible. We'll probably never get another chance to sample fare from the most expensive restaurants in town. Then of course, there was the booze: glorious, free, and abundant...also intoxicating, but that's a given.
If I ever win the lottery, I will do this again, and take everyone I know. So be watching out for that. It's gonna happen.