5 - 8 p.m. Thursday, March 26
Hosted by Fox Lea Farm
5 PM — MEET & GREET
Welcoming of our past champions, sponsors, media partners and the volunteer committee at an old-fashioned hoedown.
5 PM — EQUESTERIAN ACTIVITIES
Wagon rides, in-stride ponies and much more!
5:30 PM — BATTLE OF THE BURGERS
Teams from the Foundation’s six partners* will compete. Pitmasters Rub Bagby, Allen Dana Hillis, Ben Pervis, Jim Elser and Tim Malloy will assist them. Guest judges will determine the winners. The Pitmasters will supply a recipe and seasoning.
5:30 PM — TASTE OF VENICE DINNER
By Made in Italy
6 PM — THE CRYIN’ SHAMES
will entertain with their “down-home” music repertoire.
6:30 PM — AWARDS & ROASTING OF A FRIEND
The winners of the contest to be announced. Followed by a presentation of this year’s special friend award.
* The Florida Center, Children’s First, Special Olympics, Community Haven, Loveland Center and Challenger Baseball.