2017 POST-CONFERENCE TRIP: CLEVELAND METROPARKS ZOO & THE ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAMEJune 02, 2017 POST-CONFERENCE TRIP: CLEVELAND METROPARKS ZOO & THE ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME
SUNDAY, 1 OCTOBER 2017
ZRA is excited to welcome all 2017 ZRA Annual Conference attendees to a special post-conference trip to Cleveland Metroparks Zoo & Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on Sunday, 1 October 2017!
This is an all-day event at the great price of $60.00 per person, which includes transportation, lunch, and admission to both locations. Please join us for this great experience!
|8:00 am||Depart from hotel|
|10:00-2:00pm||Tour the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo & Lunch|
|2:00 pm||Depart from Zoo|
|2:30-5:30 pm||Tour the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame|
|5:30 pm||Depart from R&R Hall of Fame|
|7:30 pm||Arrive back at hotel|
The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo was founded in 1882 making it the 7th oldest zoo in the country. It welcomes over a million visitors a year and still maintains free Mondays for residents of the county. Explore the 183 acres on your own, hopefully meeting some of your favorite species along the way. Just opened in 2016, CMZ will be offering tours from the guest perspective of Rosebrough Tiger Passage.
Upon arrival you will receive $15 in “Zoo Bucks,” to be used at any one of the dining locations, including McDonald’s. Also included in your visit to Cleveland Metroparks Zoo will be a wristband that gets you the employee discount at the gift shops, and allows you to try any of the additional amenities, including Giraffe feeding, rides on the Circle of Wildlife Carousel, Lorikeet feeding, 4-D Movie.
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame was established in 1983 by Atlantic Records founder and chairman, Ahmet Ertegun to recognize and archive the history of the best-known and most influential artists, producers, engineers and other notable figures who have had some major influence on the development of rock and roll. The permanent home of Cleveland was chosen in 1986 with an opening in 1995. There are seven levels within the Hall of Fame that feature exhibits on the roots of rock & roll, cities of influence, artifacts, signatures and interactive kiosks of various bands, artists, and one-hit wonders, not to mention all of the inductees. There are three theaters, one being a 3-D theater. Finally, there are the large, temporary exhibits that have in the past featured Elvis Presley, Rolling Stones, U2, John Lennon and Bruce Springsteen.