Please join Mountain Resource Center for a true iconic event of Americana at the 2nd Annual Mountain Derby Daze Fundraiser celebrating the tradition of the Kentucky Derby. This family friendly event is being held from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Anchorage Farm, a beautiful horse ranch located at 12889 South Parker Avenue, Pine, CO 80470. Purchase your tickets below!
The event will feature food, entertainment and events for children and adults. Local vocal artist Sharla Jackson will serve as emcee and sing the National Anthem. Playing one-of-a-kind rock, jazz and blues will be Ruth Israel & the band, Once Removed. Have your picture taken by Amy Johnson Photography with local Royalty and the horses at Anchorage Farm. Come ready to play games, enjoy our silent auction, have your face painted and compete to win prizes in Hobby Horse Races — Riders Up!
Creative Cuisine will serve Southern Derby fare, and there will be mint juleps, beer and wine. For the kids, we’ll offer Shirley Temples. The Kentucky Derby race will be aired live at 4:34 p.m. MST as the event finale.
And they’re off! Wear your own derby hat creation or purchase one from a limited supply of decorated women’s derby hats, available for $10 at the event’s Registration tent and enter the “Best Derby Hat” contest. Winner of the best Ladies derby hat is a gift certificate donated by TallGrass Spa, and the winner of the Men’s best derby hat will win a basket donated by Millercoors.
Tickets are $45 for individuals or $80 for couples, which includes food and one drink ticket per person. Children 3 years of age and under are free; cost is $15 for kids 4-14. Additional drink tickets are $5 each. Tickets can be purchased at Mountain Resource Center’s front desk from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Thursday or via the PayPal menu below. Sponsorships are now available by contacting Mel at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-838-7552 x 26. Download our Official Derby Daze Press Release.