Jen Stone with a barn owl, Kay Foth, Fran Precario and Ron Foth at Zoofari 2010

Animal lovers will have a chance to wine and dine at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium's annual Zoofari June 18. More than 100 Columbus-area restaurants will provide food and drinks, including Cameron Mitchell catering and Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams. The adults-only evening serves as a summer fundraiser for the nationally renowned zoo. Single tickets for the event, which begins at 7:30 p.m., start at $95, and can be purchased online or at the zoo up until the day of the event. For more, visit

--Heather Weekley