Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Six events not to miss this Derby season

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Derby season is upon us, and that means the kickoff of all of the wonderful festivities that accompany the season. Here are some of the highlights and events not to be missed this year.


MACY’S KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL SPRING FASHION SHOW 
Thursday, March 27
Cocktails 5:30 PM. Dinner 7 PM. Show 8 PM. Showroom, Horseshoe Southern IndianaPreferred seating: $690 Table of 10. Reserved seating:  $590 Table of 10 or $59 each. Lounge ticket:  $35 (General Admission). Tickets available at www.kdf.org, (502) 584-FEST. 


KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL “TASTE OF DERBY FESTIVAL”
Wednesday, April 9
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM. Louisville Slugger Field. Tickets $80 (limited availability). Coordinated by Dare to Care Food Bank. All proceeds to benefit Dare to Care. Features exquisite fare from over 65 of Louisville’s finest restaurants and beverage companies. Bourbon tasting, bloody mary contest, wine tasting and a silent auction. 


THE FILLIES DERBY BALL
Friday, April 11
Cocktails 6:30 PM.  Doors Open 7:30 PM.  Queen’s Coronation 7:45 PM. Dinner 8:15 PM. Galt House West Archibald Cochran Ballroom.  Dinner music featuring Robbie Bartlett. Entertainment by Burning Las Vegas.  Tickets $175 each, Table of 10 is $1,750, VIP Table of 10 is $2,200, includes appetizers, dinner and dancing.  Produced by The Fillies, Inc. For tickets call (502) 572-3856.


GIVE A DAY:  MAYOR’S WEEK OF SERVICE
Saturday, April 12 - Sunday, April 20
City wide week of volunteering to help others. Help make Louisville the most compassionate city in the world.  Individuals, companies and groups can volunteer online at www.mygiveaday.com. Agencies and organizations that have projects needing volunteers can also add their information to the website.


U.S. BANK KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL GREAT BALLOONFEST
Thursday, April 24 – Saturday, April 26; Admission is free with a 2014 Pegasus Pin
  • April 24, 5 PM. U.S. Bank Kentucky Derby Festival Crew Challenge. Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront.
  • 8:30 PM. U.S. Bank Kentucky Derby Festival Great Balloon Glimmer. Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront. Contributing Sponsor: Lite 106.9.
  • April 25: 7 AM. U.S. Bank Kentucky Derby Festival Great Balloon Rush-Hour Race. Bowman Field. Public entrance off Pee Wee Reese Road. Contributing Sponsor: Easy Rock 105.1.
  • 9 PM. U.S. Bank Kentucky Derby Festival Great Balloon Glow. Kentucky Exposition Center. Gates open at 6 PM. $8 KEC parking fee.
  • April 26: 7 AM. U.S. Bank Kentucky Derby Festival Great Balloon Race. Bowman Field.


Mayor's Derby Brunch on the River
Sunday, April 27
11 AM-1:30 PM.  Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing.  A festive brunch featuring a traditional Kentucky breakfast, live riverboat jazz, and tours of the property including the Moremen Family Chapel.  Tickets $65 or $500 for Table of 8.  For tickets or information call (502) 935-6809 or www.riverside-landing.org.



For more information about these events as well as a detailed list of all others, please visit kdf.org.


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