Denim & Diamonds Childrens Fair At Outback/Sidelines
FLORIDA December 11, 2003 Mason Phelps, Jr. and Beverly
Lake Wilkes in the name of Denim & Diamonds, the gala benefit
for the United States Equestrian Team Foundation, are sponsoring
a Childrens Fair on Saturday, December 27, 2003, at the Outback/Sidelines
Equestrian Triathlon in Wellington, Florida. The Denim & Diamonds
Childrens Fair will be held from noon until 3pm on the Great
Lawn located behind the Special Events Pavilion at the Palm Beach
Polo Equestrian Club show grounds. Children 12 and under are admitted
free to the Triathlon as well as to the Childrens Fair where
they will be treated to a carnival of exhibits, rides, clowns, and
festivities geared especially for family fun. Admission to the fair
for those over 12 is included with their general admission ticket
to the Triathlon. Gates open at noon and the Outback/Sidelines Equestrian
Triathlon starts with a parade at 1pm.
the Denim & Diamonds Childrens Fair, young equestrians-to-be
can experience the joy of mounting up and taking a pony ride courtesy
of Candice and Chandra. The Cockadoodledoo Petting Zoo offers kids
the opportunity to get up-close and personal with a variety of barnyard
and exotic animals. Youngsters can also try out a new look with
hair braiding provided by Michael Angelo Salon & Spa. Cookie
the Clown will delight children with his talents as a colorful face-painter.
Parents can contribute to the charity and give their child a gift
by purchasing a Make-A-Wish Balloon each one has a gift attached.
And what would a Childrens Fair be without a bouncy house
the Triathlon has a castle from www.Akidsparty.com. Families
can also enjoy bidding at the Silent Auction from noon to 3pm in
the loge of the Jockey Club, as well as shopping at vendor booths
overlooking the Internationale Arena.
Triathlon features competition in dressage, show jumping, and polo.
Four star-studded teams of three are participating, including Olympians
and high-goalers. Action in the arena will wrap up with an Olympic-style
awards ceremony for the athletes. This years Triathlon benefits
the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida, which grants the
wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses. In closing,
a representative from the Make-A-Wish Foundation will make a presentation.
admission tickets are $10, with children 12 and under admitted free.
VIP tables in the Jockey Club overlooking the Internationale Arena
are $750, which includes seating for six and the Outback Steakhouse
lamb-and-shrimp buffet. Non-reserved seating in the Jockey Club
is $150 per person and includes the buffet.
Phelps, Jr. and Beverly Lake Wilkes chaired and produced Denim &
Diamonds annually from the mid-90s through 2000, and raised more
than one million dollars for the US Equestrian Team. After a four-year
hiatus, they will once again stage Denim & Diamonds on Sunday,
February 15, 2004, beginning at 6:30pm, at the South Florida Expo
Center located at the South Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach.
The theme will be Denim & Diamonds: Back to the Future,
brought to life by event-planner extraordinaire Bruce Sutka. Headliner
entertainment includes Chaka Khan, Bjorne Again, and the Wailing
Aztecs. Mr. Phelps and Ms. Wilkes are sponsoring the Childrens
Fair in the name of Denim & Diamonds to help make the Triathlon
a success and to bring the message to more equestrians about the
Denim & Diamonds gala benefit for the United States Equestrian
tickets/tables at the Outback/Sidelines Equestrian Triathlon, contact
Mason Phelps, Jr. of Phelps Wilkes & Associates, Inc. at (561)
753-3389 or at firstname.lastname@example.org