Derby Through the Ages Fashion Show

April 26, 2017

This year at the Derby Day Affair, we’re having a one-of-a-kind fashion show! We are presenting three fashion sets combining runway, pedestal, stairway and cafe elements. Each set shows vintage treatments of Derby Attire from the 20’s, 40’s and 60’s…

The Kentucky Derby’s Rich History

April 17, 2017

The Beginnings The Kentucky Derby began over 100 years ago when Meriwether Lewis Clark traveled to America. Inspired by his experiences in Europe, Clark set out to create a horse racing event in the United States. He developed a racetrack…

Planning for the Derby Day Affair

April 14, 2017

Every Wednesday in the depths of the Minneapolis Club there is a team of people working hard to plan the Derby Day Affair. Over glasses of wine, and sometimes dinner, these folks share the progress they have made in their…

30-Days Foundation: Celebrating Simple Acts of Kindness

April 13, 2017

At the Derby Day Affair each year we help raise money for a few select charities. This year, the 30-Days Foundation is one of our beneficiaries. The organization assists people in real-life financial crisis with a one-time financial grant that…