Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary and Bonfire Jam Band have teamed up to offer an afternoon of continuous live music and fun with animals at Jam Out Hunger. Admission to Big Cat Habitat and the event is free for those who bring a bag of non-perishable grocery items or make a donation to All Faiths Food Bank. In addition to continuous music from the local Bonfire Jam Band and Heather Downie Band, the nationally known Mummers String Band of Philadelphia will perform. There will also be kid-friendly games and activities, and attendees may feed bears and big cats along with emus, goats and other animals in the petting zoo on self-guided tours of the Habitat. Food, confections and beverages are available.
Noon-5 p.m. Saturday; Big Cat Habitat, 7101 Palmer Blvd., Sarasota; 371-6377; bigcathabitat.org