The Russell House Museum Society will host a festive race day party at the Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veteran Museum from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Come early and view the hit movie Secretariat. Mint juleps and authentic Kentucky hors d'oeurves will be served. Presentations will highlight the fascinating history of horse racing in the Cedar Valley, how to bet at a race, the history of jockey silks and conclude by watching the Kentucky Derby live on the multi-screen. Judged competition for ladies' hats and gentlemen's ties will be held.
Tickets are $30 for museum members and $35 for non-members. Tickets can be purchased at the Grout Museum District, 503 South Street. Purchase deadline is April 25, 2014.