PALM DESERT, Calif. -

Beer lovers can sample from an array of craft brews during the 4th annual fundraiser for The Living Desert zoo and botanical garden in Palm Desert, a spokeswoman said today.

Samplings from 45 restaurants and craft breweries will be offered during the ''Brew at the Zoo'' event from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Living Desert spokeswoman Nyla Patzner said. 

The fundraiser is open to the public. Tickets are $40 for members of The Living Desert and $55 for non-members. The zoo is at 47900 Portola Ave. 

For more information, call (760) 346-5694 or visit www.LivingDesert.org.