EVENTS CALENDAR

January 2018
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Noon Year's Party

Visitor Center
1/29/2018
10:00 am

A family event so popular, we're doing it twice! Ring in the "Zoo" year during a special Noon Year's Celebration on December 31 & January 1. Kidsdance, Minnesota's favorite high-energy, interactive DJ service for kids, will be here both days with tunes, contests, and fabulous prizes! We will have craft making, special animal enrichment, giveaways, and a countdown to noon with hundreds of beach balls dropped from the ceiling.

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Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
1/29/2018
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
1/29/2018
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
1/29/2018
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
1/29/2018
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
1/29/2018
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
1/29/2018
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
1/29/2018
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
1/29/2018
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
1/29/2018
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
1/29/2018
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
1/29/2018
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
1/29/2018
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
1/29/2018
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
1/29/2018
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Chat with our Public Engagement Education Specialist about the Endangered or Threatened animals we have at Como and what people can do to help them thrive in the wild. Each week will feature a different animal.

Music Under Glass Featuring Paul Metsa

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
4:30 pm

Paul Metsa is a legendary musician and songwriter from Minnesota. Born on the Iron Range, he has been based in Minneapolis since 1978. He has received seven Minnesota Music Awards and has played more than five thousand gigs, including forays to Iceland and Siberia.

Live music from some of the Twin Cities finest musicians perform in the Sunken Garden Sunday's January 7 - March 11 from 4:30-6:30. The music is also piped in to the Palm Dome and North Garden for your listening and strolling enjoyment. Beer and wine available to purchase. (Please note: no shows on January 28 and February 4) MORE

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Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
1/29/2018
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
1/29/2018
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
1/29/2018
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
1/29/2018
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
1/29/2018
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
1/29/2018
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

PolarPalooza!

Visitor Center
1/29/2018
10:00 am

Polar vortices and bomb cyclones don’t bother Como Zoo’s polar bears, penguins, Arctic foxes, and reindeer—just a few of the cold-weather animals you and your family can learn all about at PolarPalooza, a special three-day conservation weekend. Check out an Arctic fox training session, learn how polar bears hunt, try your hand at cold-weather crafts, and take home some tips for keeping your home cozy all winter from our conservation partners at Xcel Energy MORE

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Conservation Conversation ~ Polar Bears!

Visitor Center Auditorium
1/29/2018
2:00 pm

Join us for a special free adult learning opportunity with our very own Polar Bear Zookeeper Melanie! She will give a presentation on her fascinating work in Churchill, Manitoba, as well as her work here at Como, and how it all comes together to help the polar bears in the wild. Q. & A. session will follow the presentation.

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Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
1/29/2018
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

PolarPalooza!

Visitor Center
1/29/2018
10:00 am

Polar vortices and bomb cyclones don’t bother Como Zoo’s polar bears, penguins, Arctic foxes, and reindeer—just a few of the cold-weather animals you and your family can learn all about at PolarPalooza, a special three-day conservation weekend. Check out an Arctic fox training session, learn how polar bears hunt, try your hand at cold-weather crafts, and take home some tips for keeping your home cozy all winter from our conservation partners at Xcel Energy MORE

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Chat with our Public Engagement Education Specialist about the Endangered or Threatened animals we have at Como and what people can do to help them thrive in the wild. Each week will feature a different animal.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Music Under Glass Featuring Astronomique

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
4:30 pm

Fusing infectious dance beats with darkly beautiful waves of psychedelic synths, fuzzed out guitars, and hypnotic vocals in a futuristic yet impassioned onslaught.

Live music from some of the Twin Cities finest musicians perform in the Sunken Garden Sunday's January 7 - March 11 from 4:30-6:30. The music is also piped in to the Palm Dome and North Garden for your listening and strolling enjoyment. Beer and wine available to purchase. (Please note: no shows on January 28 and February 4) MORE

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PolarPalooza!

Visitor Center
1/29/2018
10:00 am

Polar vortices and bomb cyclones don’t bother Como Zoo’s polar bears, penguins, Arctic foxes, and reindeer—just a few of the cold-weather animals you and your family can learn all about at PolarPalooza, a special three-day conservation weekend. Check out an Arctic fox training session, learn how polar bears hunt, try your hand at cold-weather crafts, and take home some tips for keeping your home cozy all winter from our conservation partners at Xcel Energy MORE

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
1/29/2018
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
1/29/2018
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
1/29/2018
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
1/29/2018
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
1/29/2018
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
1/29/2018
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
1/29/2018
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Chat with our Public Engagement Education Specialist about the Endangered or Threatened animals we have at Como and what people can do to help them thrive in the wild. Each week will feature a different animal.

Music Under Glass Featuring Siama’s Congo World Quartet

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
4:30 pm

Featuring renowned cellist Jacqueline Ultan, this quartet creates a unique fusion by blending a colorful palette of musical influences with Siama's traditional Congolese music, resulting in an uplifting and spirited tapestry filled with lush textures and dramatic nuance.

Live music from some of the Twin Cities finest musicians perform in the Sunken Garden Sunday's January 7 - March 11 from 4:30-6:30. The music is also piped in to the Palm Dome and North Garden for your listening and strolling enjoyment. Beer and wine available to purchase. (Please note: no shows on January 28 and February 4) MORE

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Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Winter Carnival Orchid Show - Admission Fee Required

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
10:00 am

The Winter Carnival Orchid Show will be held on January 27 and 28 at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory in Saint Paul from 10am to 4pm. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 3-12 ($1 off admission for Como Friends Members and for visitors with Winter Carnival button).

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Winter Carnival Orchid Show - Admission Fee Required

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
10:00 am

The Winter Carnival Orchid Show will be held on January 27 and 28 at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory in Saint Paul from 10am to 4pm. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 3-12 ($1 off admission for Como Friends Members and for visitors with Winter Carnival button).

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Chat with our Public Engagement Education Specialist about the Endangered or Threatened animals we have at Como and what people can do to help them thrive in the wild. Each week will feature a different animal.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

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Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

     

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
1/29/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.


Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1/29/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.