TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Kentucky Derby hats are a "must wear" item for the first race of horse racing's Triple Crown. Topeka area artists are helping Downtown Topeka, Inc.. by creating derby hats to be auctioned off in their fundraiser.
Chris Grandmontagne and Warehouse 414 will give everyone a sneak peek at the hats during the April 6th First Friday Art Walk. Bidding on the hats begins this Saturday, April 7th online at www.downtowntopekainc.com.
The Kentucky Derby fundraising party is at 3pm May 5th at the Jayhawk Tower in Downtown Topeka. Tickets are $50. The event will feature mint julips, a dessert bar, other refreshments and, of course, a viewing of the Kentucky Derby.