Thank the Turkeys
Party-time with turkeys! Animal Place’s 6th annual Thank the Turkeys event on November 21, 2015 is a celebration of life, love, and compassion. Join fellow turkey lovers for a day of cuddling the rescued animals, feeding the turkeys and chickens some delicious sweet potato pie, enjoying a catered vegan dinner, and listening to renowned author Jeffrey Masson.
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Adults (18 & older): $65/person
Children (3-17): $45/child
Children under 2 are free.
8 & older is a recommendation. If you have a younger child who would enjoy this event, sign them up.
THANK THE TURKEYS SCHEDULE
11:00-1:00 pm Barns open, visit with the calves, pigs, sheep, goats, and rabbits. (Donkeys are a little frisky but you can pet them over fence.)
1:00-1:30 pm Turkey and Chicken Feeding Time! Get a photo taken with the turkeys as a keepsake! Our photographers will do their best to capture each of you posing with a turkey
1:30 pm Meet in parking lot, caravan to dinner site: The Grange, 12629 McCourtney Road
Please arrive on time to dinner site.
2:00 pm Coffee, tea, snacks before dinner
2:15 pm Welcoming by Kim Sturla, executive director
2:20 pm Jeffrey Masson, “How animals are our emotional superiors”
3:15 pm Dinner begins! Catered bySanctuary Bistro out of Berkeley
4:00 pm Raffle Winner announced (Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the sanctuary or at The Grange).
5:00 pm Thank the Turkeys Day adjourns. Remember to pick up your photos on the way out!
* The event starts at 11:00 am and we recommend you arrive on time!
Here is the delicious menu planned by Sanctuary Bistro!
Fingerling Potatoes with Potato Cashew cream topped with Shiitake Bacon
Crimini Caps filled with a walnut and Mushroom Pate
Portabello and Spinach bread pudding
Portabello, spinach, house-made gf bread baked in a creamy Soy custard
Tofu Cordon Bleu
Baked tofu filled with smoky maple cutlet, cashew chèvre, served with a creamy risotto and julienned carrots and zucchini
little gem salad
Fresh apples, dried cranberries, pumpking seeds, candied walnuts, Meyer – lemon truffle vinaigrette
Mashed Potatoes with Gravy