Summerfield Zoo offers ‘Boo at the Zoo’ Oct. 20-21

“Boo at the Zoo” will be held at Belvidere’s Summerfield Zoo Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 20-21. (Photo provided)

Staff Report

BELVIDERE, Ill. — Belvidere’s Summerfield Zoo will offer its Third Annual “Boo at the Zoo” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 21.

We are excited to be continuing the tradition of Boo at the Zoo,” said Yvette McGreane, volunteer at Summerfield Zoo. “Boo at the Zoo is a fun, family event for all. We have a lot of special events planned for the weekend, including kids’ costume contests, trick or treating, a headless horseman and so much more! ”

Admission is $5 per person and all proceeds go to the care of all the animals, many of which are rescues.

Enjoy animal presentations, pony rides, feed the petting zoo animals and shop in the gift shop. “The Headless Horseman” will also offer special presentations. The winner of each costume contest receives a 2013 season pass.

Summerfield Zoo is a not-for-profit organization providing an up-close and personal animal experience for the whole family. As a small zoo, visitors can get up close and meet many of the animals.

For more about Summerfield Zoo and the exotic animals, visit or call (815) 547-4852. Summerfield Zoo is at 3088 Flora Road, Belvidere, Ill.

From the Oct. 17-23, 2012, issue

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