Sarasota Singles Society Kentucky Derby Party 5 p.m., Sat., May 3, The Varsity Club — University Park Country Club

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Sarasota Singles Society Kentucky Derby Party
5 p.m., Sat., May 3

The Varsity Club — University Park Country Club 
7671 Park Blvd., Sarasota
 
 

America’s Race may be the “Greatest Two Minutes in Sports,” but the Kentucky Derby is more than a race.  It’s a tradition – and an excellent reason for a party!  Break out the hats!

 

Arrive at the handsome Varsity Club to a Mint Julep and “Vote” for your favorite horse.  We will have the official Kentucky Derby programs and racing forms to follow along just as we would at the track!  Coverage on large screen TV’s of the horses going to the gate and all the pre-race excitement will begin at 5:30PM, with the race at 6:00PM.  Paying homage to the traditional derby menu, Kentucky Hot Browns will be served along with other hors d’oeuvres and a mini

 Kentucky Derby Pie for dessert.

 

Wearing a hat to the Kentucky Derby is believed to bring the wearer good luck.  This long-established fashion started with women.  However, many men take part in this tradition, also.

 

Cast your ballot for the Best Hat!
 
Price includes a complimentary Mint Julep or House Wine
Cash Bar to Follow
 
Please bring cash if you wish to participate in “voting” for your
 favorite horse. 
 
Traditional Attire for Ladies – Colorful Sundress and Hat
Typically, women wear wide-brimmed, Southern Belle inspired hats.
 
Traditional Attire for Gentlemen – Casual Slacks and Button-Down
Shirt With Tie (Optional)

 

$48 members, $68 non-members
 

Register by phone at 504-4064 or sarasotasinglessociety.com

 
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