Monthly Archives: November 2014

Tim Allen Returns to Aces of Comedy at The Mirage

Tim Allen Aces of Comedy at MirageRenowned comedian Tim Allen will return to The Mirage in 2015 bringing his stand-up comedy to the Terry Fator Theatre for five scheduled performances. Allen recently announced his upcoming schedule on “LIVE with Kelly and Michael” and “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

The award-winning actor stars on the ABC hit sitcom “Last Man Standing” and was the star on the long-running ABC television series “Home Improvement.” His film credits include leading roles in “The Santa Clause,” “Toy Story” “Galaxy Quest,” and “Wild Hogs,” among many others.

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Leftover Pumpkins Leave Oakland Zoo Critters Thankful

Leftover pumpkins a treat at  Oakland ZooThousands of donated leftover pumpkins turned into treats for Oakland Zoo’s animals this week! Truckloads of large, medium, and mini pumpkins from local patches were sorted and unloaded. Besides being added to many animal diets, zookeepers have creatively crafted the orange vegetables into enrichment items such as pumpkin kabobs, gourd bowls filled with meat treats, puzzle feeders, and even frozen delicacies.

“The pumpkin is amongst the favorite of treats for elephants,” said Gina Kinzley, Lead Elephant Keeper. “Not only used for chopping up into small bits to spread, the pumpkins are also fed out whole, frozen, and on kabobs for the elephants to discover in their habitat. If they can’t fit a pumpkin directly into their mouth, they puncture it with their tusks or stomp it open with their foot. Most of these leftover pumpkins would otherwise we thrown out or tilled back into the land. The donations provide a fun and healthy food source for our animals at Oakland Zoo.”

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SeaWorld Orlando Unveils Blue Friday 2014 Offers

Seaworld-Orlando-Blue-FridaySeaWorld Orlando today announced the return of its popular Blue Friday deals on many exclusive park experiences, including special pricing on admission and packages. Blue Friday deals jump start the holiday shopping season by providing the best value to experience SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration and allow the fun to continue well into 2015.

Online-only deals include the following buy-one-get-one free (BOGO) offers:

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Holiday Dining Options at Knott’s Berry Farm

image010When it comes to holiday dining, no one does it better than Knott’s Berry Farm!  Starting Thanksgiving Day, a bounty of delectable choices await hungry guests, from an all-you-can-eat champagne buffet at the famous Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant; an elegant Thanksgiving meal at the Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel or freshly made Thanksgiving Take Home Dinners. The Thanksgiving holiday is only the start of delicious dining on the farm, the Winterfest Buffet and Breakfast With Santa are available throughout the month of December.

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Busch Gardens Tampa Wild Friday Sale 2014

Busch Gardens Tampa Wild Friday SaleIt’s the best time of year to score great deals and Busch Gardens Tampa is excited to offer wild savings on Nov. 28 during the Wild Friday sale.

The Wild Friday sale will include special online ticket offers, merchandise discounts and deals on exclusive park experiences. These email-only deals will end on Monday, Dec. 1 at midnight, and those interested should visit BuschGardensTampa.com or sign up for the Busch Gardens Tampa email.

Plus, get Wild Friday updates by following the park’s blog at BuschGardensTampaBlog.com, connecting with us on the Busch Gardens Facebook page, and following @buschgardens on Twitter and Instagram.

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