The Tour D'Coop, Wake County's annual tour of backyard chicken coops, is hosting a "COCK-Tail Party" at 6 p.m. Sunday to benefit Urban Ministries of Wake County.
Guests will gather at the North Hills home of Anna Baird and Hunt Choi for food, drinks and a silent auction featuring garden items, chicken-themed prizes, artwork and gift certificates to local businesses. Tickets cost $25 per person. To order tickets, go to urbanmin.org/cock-tail-party.
Last year's cocktail party raised $10,000 for Urban Ministries, a nonprofit that helps Wake County residents in need of food, shelter and health care.
This year's Tour D'Coop will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 18, rain or shine. The tour showcases hen houses in Raleigh and Cary, various chicken breeds and the "how-tos" of chicken keeping. All tour proceeds benefit Urban Ministries of Wake County. Tickets cost $10 per person, $20 for a family. Info: tourdcoop.com.