Safari-West-30th-1: Sonoma County is home to an African wild animal park called Safari West and on Oct. 7 the preserve hosted a 30th anniversary event.
Safari-West-30th-2: Attendees were pictured holding some slithering serpents.
Safari-West-30th-3: Various members of the foundation's Junior Keepers Program, which is geared toward young people interested in exploring animal care and conservation, were on hand to show off some of the preserve animals.
Safari-West-30th-4: Each year, the Safari Nights event raises money for the Safari West Wildlife Foundation's educational programs.
Safari-West-30th-5: The founders of Safari West, Peter and Nancy Lang, stood for a round of applause from the attendees of Safari Nights.
Safari-West-30th-6: Tickets were $225 per person and attendees also had the opportunity to participate in both a silent and live auction which was emceed by Heather Rogers.
Safari-West-30th-7: A spirited auction took place on Oct. 7 at Safari Nights.
Safari-West-30th-8: Retired KZST radio host Brent Farris was seen smiling ear to ear with his award during the Safari West 30th Anniversary party.
Safari-West-30th-9: Attendees were seen rocking out to the sounds of WinderBread5.
Safari-West-30th-10: WonderBread5 brought down the house with their famous covers.