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Society: YAM Celebrates 25th Annual Derby Days

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This Saturday, May 2 the Young Affiliates of the Mint celebrate their 25th Annual Derby Days. The event includes an afternoon of entertainment that includes live music, lawn games, and a large-screen viewing of the race live from Louisville, Kentucky.

Attendees arrive decked out in sundresses and seersucker to watch “The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports,” listen to music, and enjoy free beverages and food from top area restaurants. Derby Days also features a silent auction and a 50/50 cash raffle where you pick which horse will make it to the Winner’s Circle.

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Back by popular demand, their signature Derby cocktail, The Mint’s Julep, featuring Maker’s Mark® Bourbon Whiskey and Maker’s 46® Bourbon Whiskey. The YAMs also host a Dapper Dan contest for the best-dressed gentleman along with a Hat contest for the lady with the most creative head-wear.

Proceeds from Derby Days event will go to Halston and Warhol: Silver and Suede Exhibition, a captivating exhibition that, for the first time, unites the work of Roy Halston Frowick and Andy Warhol, offering a unique perspective on the intersections between their lives and creative practice.

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