Get Down and Derby with Acorn Equality Fund

A Fundraiser to Support Scholarships for LGBT Students and Allies

Break out your hats and bow ties for an amazing afternoon of horse races and drag queens as we celebrate the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 5 (4 - 8 p.m.) at The Warehouse on State!

Join us on the red carpet and place your bets during our first-ever Spring fundraiser to support scholarships for LGBT students and allies. Tickets include event entry, streaming of horse races, heavy hors d'oeuvres, opportunities to bet on your favorite horses, silent auction, drag queen performances, and plenty of ways to win fabulous prizes! Enter our best hat and best bow tie competitions. We will have a cash bar, so this event is open to those 21 years of age and over.

Come early to get your bets ready, sip a few mint juleps, and snag a great seat for the show. Be sure to come dressed to impress. This is an event you don't want to miss!

Schedule of Activities 
(all times are approximate)

3:30 p.m.:  Doors open. Be sure to arrive early so you don't miss any of the action!

4:00, 4:45, 6:15, & 6:30 p.m.:  Place your bets!

4:00 p.m.: Walk the red carpet with fellow celebrities and start your bids in the silent auction

5:00, 6:00, & 7:00 p.m.:  Enjoy performances by some of the Midwest's Most Favorite Drag Queens

5:30 p.m.:  Get your hats and bow ties judged during the Hat & Bow Tie Contest

6:30 p.m.:  Participate in a little bit of tradition surrounding the 144th Kentucky Derby Race

6:46 p.m.:  Cheer on your horse in the Kentucky Derby

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