Utica, NY (WIBX) - Take a "Walk on the Wild Side" during a fundraiser for the Utica Zoo.

An evening of music, dancing, wine, and... wild animals awaits you during the "Wine in the Wilderness" event taking place tonight from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

An African-themed tapas menu is featured in the VIP Pavilion. The curtain opens at 7:00pm with dinner served at 7:30pm. Guests must be 21 to attend; everyone is required to present valid picture ID at the door.

Tickets are $35 at the door. Designated driver tickets are available for $20. For more information visit: www.UticaZoo.org  or call: (315) 738.0472.