Mule deer will take center stage at the annual Mule Deer Foundation banquet Saturday (May 17) at the Okanogan Eagles Lodge No. 3004 at 1820 Second Ave. in Okanogan.

The event will run from 5:30 – 10 p.m. with proceeds benefiting mule deer, black-tailed deer and their habitats.

Tickets for the banquet sponsored by the Okanogan Trails Chapter of the foundation are available by calling (509) 322-0735. Information about the Mule Deer Foundation can be found online at www.muledeer.org.