The Tea Ladies, Inc.
Bringing the Art of Victorian &
Edwardian Tea to Life

Run For the Roses, Kentucky Derby Tea & Program
Saturday, May 4th, 2019 ~ 1:00-2:30
Vrooman Mansion Historic Bed & Breakfast
701 East Taylor Street
Bloomington, IL 61701

Experience the excitement of the early Kentucky Derby races! The first ten years of the derby are covered from 1875
through 1884. Learn about the horses and jockeys, race day traditions, mint juleps, the coveted rose garland and of
course those fabulous hats.  The audience participates by reading the exhilarating finish of each race! Great fun for
everyone.  A fabulous tea buffet will be served with sweets and savories, teas and more!   Please wear your hats, as
there will be a prize for the best Derby hat. Call soon seating is limited to 48.
The cost is $36.00 per person and tickets must be pre-paid.
Tickets are on sale now.
Please call Nancy Perzo for your reservations at 1-309-827-2200.
An early view of Churchill Downs

Ladies in their race day finery and most impressive hats!
The earliest and most dangerous race track...and RULES!

Learn the amazing stories behind the first Kentucky Derby winners.