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Dinner & Dancing

Cocktail Reception, Sit Down Dinner, & Admission to the Bash After-Party

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6:30 PM

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Silks Bash
After Party

Dancing, Drinks, and Cocktails

8PM - 12:30AM

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Meet the Band

Liquid Blue is America’s most prolific party band in the event business. Numerous awards include “America’s Best Dance Band” at the National Music Awards, “Best Cover Band” at the San Diego Music Awards, “Pop Album of the Year” at the Los Angeles Music Awards and a Guinness World Record. The band has performed sold-out, ticketed shows on three continents.

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Silks Sponsor Cocktail Reception and Dinner - 6:30PM

Cocktail Reception, Sit Down Dinner and admission to Silks Derby Eve Bash.

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Silks Sponsor Cocktail Reception and Dinner

Silks in the Bluegrass is the major donor annual fundraising event for Operation Open Arms, Inc. Held the night before one of the nations' "fastest two minutes in sports," the Kentucky Derby. The Silks Major Donor Dinner is followed by the Silks Bash After-Party, which starts at 8:00pm.

Silks Bash is a fun, high-energy evening where guests can sample some of the Bluegrassís finest bourbons and enjoy the Best Dance Band of Derby weekend. Keeping with the Derby excitement, this yearís event will again take place at the Historic Locust Grove providing a beautiful backdrop for what will be a magical evening.

Silks in the Bluegrass is the significant fundraising event for Operation Open Arms and is critical for its current and future success. This premier event supports the organizations mission helping children.

2019 Silks in the Bluegrass will take place at the gorgeous Locust Grove and feature a cocktail reception and seated dinner followed by the dance party of the year, Silks Derby Eve Bash!

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Silks OOA Child Sponsor ($8,500)

Friday, May 3rd, 2019, Derby Eve.

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Silks OOA Derby Sponsor ($5,000)

Friday, May 3rd, 2019, Derby Eve.

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Silks OOA Oaks Sponsor ($2,500)

Friday, May 3rd, 2019, Derby Eve.

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Silks OOA Single Ticket Sponsor ($250)

Friday, May 3rd, 2019, Derby Eve.

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Silks Bash Afterparty ($100)

Friday, May 3rd, 2019, Derby Eve.

Silks Derby Eve Bash!

Best Derby Eve party in town! The night before the Kentucky Derby, come dance the night away under the stars at Historic Locust Grove. Join us at this fun, high-energy dance party with music by Liquid Blue , with all proceeds benefitting Operation Open Arms,Inc.

Come and celebrate the perfect Kentucky experience on the night before the “fastest two minutes in sports”, The Kentucky Derby!

Buy your tickets now, it's a night you are not going to want to miss!

Meet the Band

Liquid Blue is America’s most prolific party band in the event business. Numerous awards include “America’s Best Dance Band” at the National Music Awards, “Best Cover Band” at the San Diego Music Awards, “Pop Album of the Year” at the Los Angeles Music Awards and a Guinness World Record. The band has performed sold-out, ticketed shows on three continents.

Silks Derby Eve Bash! 8PM-12:30AM

Dancing, Drinks and Cocktails.

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Try the Silks Smash

We are excited to announce the arrival of our signature drink, created especially for our event using Beam Sunatory Bourbon — the Silks Smash. Served at Silks in a souvenir glass.

Our Amazing Sponsors

In this 10th anniversary, we would like to thank our faithful sponsors who believe in the work that we do. Interested in Sponsorship?

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The Zoeller Family

Irv Bailey

Shari Hagan

J. Rodgers Badgett Foundation

Mac and Eileen Brown

Jean Frazier

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Special Moments from 2018!

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