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Posted by on Mar 19, 2010 in Event, May, southeast | 0 comments

Shepherd Center’s Derby Day

Get ready for Mint Juleps, Hats, Bowties and Bourbon.  Join Shepherd Center’s
Junior Committee as we recreate the magic of Churchhill Downs at Derby

Derby Day has been an Atlanta tradition since 1981. Each year, the event
is held on the first Saturday in May to coincide with the Kentucky
Derby.  Considered a highlight of Atlanta’s spring social
calendar, Derby Day attracts more than 1,000 people each year, as well
as hundreds of sponsors.

All proceeds generated from the event go to support
Shepherd Center’s
Therapeutic Recreation Program.

For tickets or more information please visit

Guests will enjoy:

  • Barbeque and beverages
  • Live and silent auctions
  • Two live bands
  • Games and drawings
  • Live broadcast of the Kentucky Derby on two big screen TVs

Tickets are $60 in advance and $70 at the gate. The price includes
entry to the event, food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, music,
and bus transportation (originating in Buckhead, Atlanta, GA) to and from the event.

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