Asheboro, NC – Soar into Mother’s Day weekend by attending Birds & Blooms at the North Carolina Zoo on Saturday, May 10th.

Patrons can meet zoo keepers and educators while discovering the importance of native and migrating birds in the ecosystem. Plus enjoy crafts, bird related games in the zoo’s 15,000 square foot R.J. Reynolds Forest Aviary and our Rocky Coast habitats.

In honor of Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 11th bring mom to enjoy the more than 500 acres of blooming flowers at the zoo. She will save $2 off her admission with any paid admission. Visitors can find the coupon on the zoo’s website They can present the coupon to admissions by printing it out or having the coupon on their phone.

The zoo is an agency of the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, John E. Skvarla, III, Secretary; Pat McCrory, Governor.