Date(s) - 05/03/2014

America’s Race may be the “Greatest Two Minutes in Sports,” but the Kentucky Derby is more than a race. It’s a tradition – and an excellent reason for a party! Break out the hats!

Sat. May 3, 2014 5pm; The Varsity Club at University Park Country Club – 7671 Park Blvd., University Park, FL 34201; $48 – $68; Contact Sherry Janes – 941-504-4064

Arrive at the handsome Varsity Club to a Mint Julep and “Vote” for your favorite horse. We will have the official Kentucky Derby programs and racing forms to follow along just as we would at the track! Coverage on large screen TV’s of the horses going to the gate and all the pre-race excitement will begin at 5:30PM, with the race at 6:00PM. Paying homage to the traditional derby menu, Kentucky Hot Browns will be served along with other hors d’oeuvres and a mini
Kentucky Derby Pie for dessert.

Wearing a hat to the Kentucky Derby is believed to bring the wearer good luck. This long-established fashion started with women. However, many men take part in this tradition, also.

Cast your ballot for the Best Hat!

Price includes a complimentary Mint Julep or House Wine, Cash Bar to Follow

Please bring cash if you wish to participate in “voting” for your favorite horse. 

Traditional Attire for Ladies – Colorful Sundress and Hat. Typically, women wear wide-brimmed, Southern Belle inspired hats.

Traditional Attire for Gentlemen – Casual Slacks and Button-Down Shirt With Tie (Optional)

About Sarasota Singles Society
An alternative to online dating or matchmaking services, Sarasota Singles Society members gather at exclusive private clubs, the area’s top restaurants, and at a diverse array of exciting events. It is a wonderful way to make new friends, enjoy an active and fulfilling social life, find compatible travel companions, or network for your business, even if not interested in meeting a romantic interest.

At all of organized dinners and events, hosts greet everyone upon arrival and make introductions to other members. At dining events, a casual reception will be held prior to seating to enable members to mix and meet one another. Socializing with area singles in a comfortable setting allows members to develop relationships in a natural way.

Although a new venture for the Sarasota area, this innovative concept has been an extremely popular and successful way for singles to meet for many years in Chicago and other areas. Learn more at or by calling (941) 504-4064.

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