75 Gashes Creek Road. 10am-5pm daily. $8/$6 Asheville city residents/$4 kids. Info: 298-5600 or www.wildwnc.org.
SA (6/8), 6-9pm - Friends of the WNC Nature Center will host Mountain Safari, a "one-of-a-kind social adventure." "Dress in your best safari gear and party with the animals." Featuring special entertainment, a raffle and silent auction, food and drink. $35/$30 members/$15 children ages 3 to 15.
SA (6/8), 5-9pm - Volunteer are sought for Mountain Safari, an after-hours party with the animals of the WNC Nature Center. Volunteers will perform a range of tasks, from parking assistance to bartending. Volunteers receive free admission, food and drink.