CHADDS FORD, PA, April 10, 2014 -- Tailgate passes and party tents are now on sale for the 84th Radnor Hunt Races on Saturday, May 17. This full day of outdoor fun includes thrilling steeplechase races, the pageantry of the antique carriage parade, a parade of fox hounds and a hard-fought tailgate competition. This year's theme is Garden Parties-Castles to Cottages.|
This year marks anniversaries. BNY Mellon Wealth Management has generously served as a races sponsor for 30 years and returns again this year as Presenting Sponsor. 2014 also marks the 25th year for Willistown Boy ScoutTroop 78. Boy Scouts and adult volunteers provide crowd control and parking direction on race day.
Proceeds from all Radnor Hunt Races activities benefit the open space and clean water programs of the Brandywine Conservancy.
Gear up for the Radnor Hunt Races by participating in these special activities:
Guest Bartender Night at Brandywine Brewing Company (BBC) in Greenville, DE
Wednesday, April 23, 6 - 9 p.m.
Stop in the BBC and see which "celebrity" bartenders the Junior Committee of the Radnor Hunt Races has lined up to pour the spirits. All tips and 10% of your meal check will benefit the Brandywine Conservancy.
Preview Party & Auction
Sunday, April 27, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Bid on fabulous items such as trips, vacation homes, art and jewelry at the silent and live auctions while enjoying delicious food courtesy of Jimmy Duffy's Catering, The Dilworthtown Inn, A Catered Affair, Worell's Butcher Shop and Terri Moran.
Plan ahead - Go to www.radnorhuntraces.org to choose your spot and purchase your passes for race day. All parking passes and subscriptions MUST be purchased by May 9. There will be no passes sold on race day.
Arrive early - the grounds open at 10:30 a.m.; the first race starts at 1:30 p.m.
About the Brandywine Conservancy
Water resource protection and management have been the vital work of the Brandywine Conservancy since its founding in 1967. The Conservancy currently holds 449 conservation easements and has permanently protected and facilitated the preservation of more than 59,000 acres in southeastern Pennsylvania and northern Delaware. The Conservancy is accredited by the national Land Trust Accreditation Commission. For more information about the Conservancy see:www.brandywine.org.
About the Brandywine River Museum of Art
TheBrandywine River Museum of Art, located on U.S. Route 1 in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, is open daily (except Christmas Day) from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is $12 for adults; $8 for seniors ages 65 and over, $6 for students and children ages 6-12; free for children under six andBrandywine Conservancy & Museum of Artmembers. Visitors may also take guided tours of theAndrew Wyeth Studio, theN.C. Wyeth House House & Studioand theKuerner Farm. For details, please visitwww.brandywinemuseum.orgor call 610.388.2700.Together with its environmental program, the Brandywine Conservancy, the organization preserves art and the environment.
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