“Run for the Roses” Fundraiser on May 6, 2017


The Blue Hill Observatory cordially invites you to celebrate the 143rd Kentucky Derby at our “Run for the Roses” Fundraiser on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at West End Johnnies, located at 138 Portland Street in Boston, from 4 to 7 p.m.

West End Johnnies boasts many large screen TVs for ease in viewing the Derby, as well as personally autographed pictures and genuine memorabilia of your favorite movie stars, politicians, athletes and musicians. Entertainment will be provided by one of Boston’s best cover bands, The Rolling Who? A full band featuring tunes you know from the 1960’s through today’s rock and pop

The festivities will include both live and silent auctions, a “Spirited” hat contest with judges Jonathan Soroff from the Improper Bostonian and news correspondent, Janet Wu, friendly wagering and of course, Derby viewing. Varied ‘Southern’ appetizers will be served.

Schedule Of Events:
4:00PM: Event commences/Celebrity appearances begin/Entertainment by The Rolling Who?
4:30PM: Silent auction opens
5:00PM: Remarks by event Emcee, LIVE Auction, Hat Contest
6:00PM: Silent auction closes
6:24PM: Derby begins
7:00PM: Event closes

Tickets: $75 in advance/ Two for $130

For additional questions or information, please contact Charles Orloff, corloff@bluehill.org or call 508-776-1879

To Register and see sponsor options please click on this link

Credit Card: If you prefer to give your credit card over the phone please call Don McCasland at 617-696-0562 (E-mail:dmccasland@bluehill.org),
Check: Make check out to Blue Hill Observatory and mail to P.O. Box 187, Readville, MA 02137,