On Saturday, MAY 4, 2013, Audi NORTH ORLANDO located in Sanford, Florida will be the scene of the Second Annual Kentucky Derby Celebration called the AudiNorth Orlando JOCKEYS, JULEPS AND JAZZ. The afternoon will include LIVE Jazz entertainment by the SANFORD JAZZ ENSEMBLE and a featured dance performance by ELEVATE Studios. From 3:30pm to 7:30pm, friends from Audi NORTH ORLANDO and supporters from Save A Life Pet Rescue will gather together to watch the running of the 139th Kentucky Derby LIVE on four large HDTV screens in the state of the art Audi showroom (second largest in the United States) while enjoying Derby Cuisine and unlimited FOUR ROSES Mint Juleps. Single tickets at priced at $25.00 per person or $40 a couple in advance. VIP tables are sold and VIP couple tickets will be sold for $150.00 until Friday at 5pm.. Table fee includes: Access to the upstairs VIP Lounge and VIP Parking, table for 10 featuring a centerpiece from a top Floral Designer, souvenir cups from the Derby Festival, access to unlimited Mint Juleps and wine and the Audi Winner Circle champagne toast sponsored by The Vineyard Wine Company taking place in the upstairs loft after race. Souvenir photos will be sent to guest email addresses on Wednesday, May 8th.
Area restaurants will be serving their specialties and desserts from 4pm until 6pm. Complimentary unlimited FOUR ROSES Bourbon Mint Juleps will be served as guests arrive on the Red Carpet. Complimentary beer and wine will be served while supplies last for a donation to the tip jar. 100% goes to the charity. The LIVE entertainment will take place as follows: From 4pm to 5:30pm ~ Sanford Jazz Ensemble. From 5:30pm to 6pm the Hat Contest. From 6:35pm to 7pm ~ ELEVATE. Silent Auction ends at 6:30pm in the upstairs Loft area. 100% of auction donations go to Save A Life Pet Rescue. A retired thoroughbred racehorse will be available at the Red Carpet for photos from 3:30pm to 5pm sponsored by Ashmore Equestrine Center.
Ladies and men are encouraged to get creative and wear their most decadent hat or fascinator. Members from the SAVE A LIFE Pet Rescue and Orlando Style Magazine will judge the hat contest. Prize sponsors include a Local Jeweler and a 3 day and two night beach get-away at the Hilton Daytona Beach Resort and the use of a new Audi for the trip. Winners of the Most Creative Derby Hat & Prettiest Hat will qualify for the Hilton weekend.Holiday Inn Savannah - Pooler / People's Choice Hat Awardfor BEST HAT will receive the HI Savannah stay. All Hat Contest winners will be announced at 6:15pm along with the winner of Best of Show in the Floral Competition. Floral winner will receive a weekend at the Holiday Inn Ft. Myers Beach as a Grand Prize and a year subscription to Orlando Style Magazine.
Restaurant Sponsors providing food and desserts include B & B Junction, Ran Getsu, Luigino's Italian Restaurant, Hard Rock LIVE, Joe's Crab Shack, Dunkin Donut, The Vineyard Wine Company plus beverages from PRP Wines and Republic-National Distributors. Beverages will be served by HARD ROCK CAFE bartenders.
SILENT AUCTION items include framed memorabilia from SEA BISCUIT's Derby Race and SECRETARIOT's Derby Race, an Official Men's Silk Tie from the Kentucky Derby, Official Derby Race Loser Cups, Official Derby Cuff Links, certificates from Baby Bellies, Serenity Now Yoga, Nova Cosmetic Center, 180 MED SPA, Tickets to Wayne Dench Performing Arts Center, Bonkerz Comedy Club, Expert Car Care, Body by Roni, Wekiva Island rentals, PRP Home Wine Tasting for 12, Wine Basket from Audi North Orlando, Painted Oaks Academy Riding Lessons and more to come.
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Orlando Events Unlimited - Teri Boardman
Orlando Events Unlimited is an award winning event planning service in Central Florida and has been operating there since 1987. This company owns and operates the Orlando Christmas Parade, Holiday at the Square, Jingle Bell Dog Jog and Santa Salutes the Stars TV Special, Gators Night Out, Jockeys, Juleps & Jazz and the Winter Park Fat Tuesday Block Party. Services range from small intimate affairs to large social gatherings for private or charitable groups. Contact Teri Boardman at 407-898-3130 for more information.