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Off to the races May 5

Sport your favorite over-the-top hat and head to Clubhouse 5 on Saturday, May 5 for the pageantry and excitement of the 144th annual Kentucky Derby.  The event kicks off at 1 p.m. and the race will be shown on a big screen. 

Pick the winning horse and take home genuine Kentucky Derby merchandise. The no-host bar will boast special Derby day mint juleps for $3 and free beer and wine. Catered by Jolanda, the Kentucky-style grub includes tasty appetizers and entrees like Benedictine torte with pita chips, derby deviled eggs, Lexington scalloped potatoes, southern meatball stroganoff with fettuccine noodles, spiral ham with mustard, sausage with peppers and onions, fried chicken and more. For dessert, you’ll savor pecan pie, cheesecake or chocolate cake.  Post time is around 3:04 p.m.  The person wearing the best hat will win a prize.

Reservations are available at Clubhouse 5. Tickets are $21 (check or credit card only) and are available beginning Thursday, April 5.  Last day for refunds is Thursday, May 3.


Unless otherwise stated, all meetings, events and amenities are for the use of Laguna Woods Village residents and their authorized guests only.