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Young Affiliates of the Mint to Host Derby Days on May 7

February 12, 2016

Enjoy a celebration of "The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports" at Mint Museum Randolph

The Young Affiliates of the Mint (YAM), a group of diverse young professionals who promote and support The Mint Museum through social, educational, leadership, and fundraising activities, will host the 26th annual Derby Days event on Saturday, May 7 from 3 - 7 p.m. on the lawn of Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Road in Charlotte.

Named the “Best Party for Young Professionals” by the Charlotte Observer and “Best Young Professional Party” by Society Charlotte magazine, Derby Days brings together more than 400 of Charlotte’s young professionals to enjoy a day of live music from the Time Sawyer band; lawn games; free wine and beer; food trucks; 50/50 raffle; and a large-screen viewing of the Kentucky Derby, dubbed “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports.”

Additional information about this year’s event will be made available on the YAM website, https://derbydays.splashthat.com. Tickets will be sold online, with Early Bird prices starting at $30 for YAM members and $45 for nonmembers. Those who wish to attend must purchase their tickets in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door. This event is for patrons 21 years of age or older.

Money raised from the event will go towards providing museum field trips to Charlotte-Mecklenburg students.

For more information about the 2016 Derby Days, visit https://derbydays.splashthat.com

ABOUT THE YOUNG AFFILIATES OF THE MINT

The Young Affiliates of the Mint is a group of diverse young professionals who promote and support The Mint Museum through social, educational, leadership and fundraising activities. Founded in 1990, the Young Affiliates is the premier social arts organization for young professionals in the Charlotte area. For more information about the Young Affiliates of the Mint, visit youngaffiliates.org. The Mint Museum is funded, in part, with operating support from the Arts & Science Council of Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Inc.; the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources; the City of Charlotte; and its members.

 

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