There are all sorts of local Special Hat competitions for the Big Race this Saturday!
Kentucky Derby Auction & Party May 6 at 5:00pm
Manchester-Essex Rotary Club will host a Kentucky Derby Party & Auction at the American Legion in Manchester. The $25 ticket includes a live screening of the race, wine tasting, dinner, live and silent auctions, as well as prizes for the best “his” and “her” Derby Day hats. It is a lively evening for a good cause. Senator Bruce Tarr is the auctioneer. This event is the club’s major fundraiser of the year; proceeds fund scholarships to Essex and Manchester graduates, community activities such as Open Door meals, sponsorships such as Cape Ann Symphony and Music in Masconomo Park.