PEORIA — The Acorn Equality Fund is hosting the Down and Derby fundraiser at the Warehouse on State in Peoria on Thursday, May 4.
From the Facebook event:
Break out your hats and bow-ties for an amazing afternoon of horse races, roses, tradition, and drag queens as we celebrate the Kentucky Derby!
Join us on the red carpet and place your bets to raise funds for Acorn Scholarships! This will be our second annual Spring fundraiser to support scholarships for LGBT students and allies. Tickets will include event entry, streaming of horse races, heavy hors d’oeuvres, opportunities to bet on your favorite horses, silent auction, drag queen performances, and plenty of ways to win fabulous prizes!
Enter our best hat and best bow tie competition. We will have a cash bar, so this event is open to those 21 years of age and over. Come early to get your bets ready and snag a great seat for the show. Be sure to come dressed to impress This is an event you don’t want to miss!
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