Enjoy the Kentucky Derby on the Monterey Peninsula This Year!
Imagine enjoying a mint julep while watching the festivities from Churchill Downs, attending a benefit auction, taking in a private live horse show all while listening to the Monterey Symphony!
I know you just said, what a minute! Don’t you mean the Louisville Symphony? No, I meant the Monterey Symphony!
The Friends of the Monterey Symphony are presenting “Derby Day & More” on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center! This fundraiser is an annual event that benefits the Symphony’s “Music for the Schools” Education and Engagement programs. Here is a breakdown of the day!
· Your first Mint Julep (or other beverage of your choice) will be complimentary.
· No-Host Cocktails at 3:00 pm
· Live-Cast of the Kentucky Derby at 3:30 p.m. the “greatest 2 minutes in sports”
· Horse Show performance from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. with the opportunity to meet and greet the performers, both horses and riders.
· Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. prepared by Chef Ben Brown from the Lodge at Pebble Beach
· Live and Silent Auctions
· Location: Pebble Beach Equestrian Center, 3300 Portola Road, Pebble Beach, CA 93953. Complimentary Valet Parking.
· Attire: Ladies, a portion of this event will take place outdoors in a field (wear appropriate shoes) and inside tent footing is AstroTurf. As always, your fabulous Kentucky Derby Hats are encouraged!
· Be part of this fun afternoon and RSVP by April 30
· Purchase Tickets:
o All sponsorships include acknowledgement in the Racing Form & Video Presentation.
o Kentucky Colonel – $5,000 Ten Tickets SEATING IN THE WINNER’S CIRCLE (enjoy fine wine & roses)
o Triple Crown – $2,500 Five Tickets – SEATING IN THE WINNER’S CIRCLE
o Run for the Roses – $1,000 Two Tickets SEATING IN THE WINNER’S CIRCLE
o Grandstand Spectators – $500 One Ticket
o In-field Spectators – $175
o Active Military $150
Thinking of making this a long weekend? If so, The Hofsas House Hotel in Carmel is offering a special room rate that will be good from Friday May 6 through Sunday, May 8th! Just mention “Monterey Symphony”! You can call 1-800-221-2548 for reservations!
The Hofsas House Hotel is a boutique family-owned inn with 38 uniquely decorated, spacious rooms, many with ocean views overlooking the pines in the village of Carmel-by-the-Sea.
Dutch doors appoint each room allowing guests to enjoy the fresh ocean air. Guests watch glorious sunsets over the Pacific Ocean from the privacy of the inn’s decks or rooms. Some rooms and most suites have fireplaces, private balconies, wet bars or kitchens.
The Hofsas House is located three blocks north of Ocean Avenue, eight blocks from the picturesque white sand Carmel beach and one block from a child-friendly City park. There is plenty of off-street parking and guests delight in walking everywhere in Carmel from the inn. Enjoy a continental breakfast in the morning with French Roast coffee, tea, fresh pastries delivered from a local bakery, juice and fruit.
Other amenities include a heated swimming pool, dry saunas, view deck areas and free wireless Internet access. Some rooms are dog friendly. Casual elegance, personal service and traditional family hospitality are the trademarks of Hofsas House Hotel.
Single king rooms with an ocean view and private balcony for only $155 plus tax per night;
Deluxe king room with a fireplace, ocean view and kitchenette for $180 plus tax per night
Hofsas House Hotel
2NW of 4th Avenue on San Carlos Street
P. O. Box 1195
Carmel-by-the-Sea, Ca 93921
For Reservations call 1-800-221-2548
**Information from the Hofsas House Hotel
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