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Kentucky Derby Party Fundraiser

You're Invited to a Kentucky Derby Party on Saturday, May 5th at Rice's Hotel / Hughlett's Tavern!
Calendar   Northern Neck Artisan Trail
Location Rice's Hotel / Hughlett's Tavern in Heathsville
Date Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Duration   4 hours
Cost $40 per person / $75 per couple
Additional Info Link http://rhhtfoundationinc.org
Event Contact Email info@rhhtfoundationinc.org

Tickets are on sale for the 13th annual “Run for the Roses” Kentucky Derby Party, being held on May 5th at Rice’s Hotel / Hughlett’s Tavern in Heathsville. This banner event celebrates this year’s running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.

Tavern party-goers will be able to watch the race on a big screen TV and bet on their favorite ponies, while they dine on sumptuous food and sip on mint juleps. There will also be an open bar and live Bluegrass music provided by the “Honeywind Bluegrass Boys.”

Appropriate dress is whatever is fun, be it a lavish hat, or jeans and boots. Creativity will be rewarded to the winners of the best hat contest and the best hat & boots contest. A silent auction will include restaurant gift certificates, wine tastings and artisan-crafted items made by the Tavern Guilds.

Tickets cost $40 per person, $75 per couple in advance; $45/$80 at the gate. Group pricing is available.

A premier social event on the Northern Neck, the Kentucky Derby Party runs from 3 to 7 p.m. on the grounds of Rice’s Hotel / Hughlett’s Tavern. It is a major fundraiser for the Tavern and all proceeds go towards the preservation of this historic building and its dependencies.

Rice’s Hotel / Hughlett’s Tavern is located on the Historic Heathsville Town Square. To get to the Tavern, take Route 360 to Heathsville. The Tavern is located at 73 Monument Place, just off Route 360 behind the old Northumberland County Courthouse. For more information or to buy tickets, e-mail info@rhhtfoundationinc.org, or call 804-580-3377. Tavern website is RHHTFoundationinc.org. Tickets will also be available at the door.

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