Southern Silks Derby Day Soiree

Saddle Up for Families Who Need Methodist Family Health

Celebrate the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby with a post-race soiree that will include faux horse races where guests are the jockeys! We’ll be awarding prizes for each race, plus guests will enjoy a Kentucky Derby-inspired dinner and libations, live and silent auctions, a hat contest, and much more. Southern Silks benefits Methodist Family Health, a 118-year-old organization that provides behavioral and mental health care to Arkansas children and families.

To purchase tickets, please CLICK HERE. Tickets are $75 per person (assigned seating, open table) or $50 per person (general admission). Sponsorship opportunities start at $1,000 and include designated seating.

Join us May 6, 2017, at 6pm at the Metroplex Event Center in Little Rock for a Derby Day Soiree!

For more information about the event, contact Denise Luft at or 501.906.4201.

To learn more about how Southern Silks works, see Rules of the Game.

Get ready to bid on these fabulous items in the Live Auction:

Walt Disney World Vacation Package

Go where dream come true! Enjoy the excitement of Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. This magical vacation package includes four one-day Park Hopper passes (to the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studio) and $800 in Southwest Airlines vouchers. Enjoy this amazing trip any time in the next 12 months. Value: $1500. Donated by Walt Disney World & Southwest Airlines.

The Ducks are Flying

Enjoy a premium duck hunt for 2 people in the Stuttgart area, also known as the Duck Capital of the World. This tempting package includes dinner and overnight accommodations in the beautiful rustic log house that is home to CrossHeirs Retreat Center, a guided hunt and hearty hunter’s brunch. Value: $900. Donated by CrossHeirs Retreat Center & Old English Duck Club.

One-of-a-kind Custom Built Tile Patio table

Here’s a distinctive addition to your home. This one-of-a-kind tile-topped table features designs by our very own Methodist Family Health Day Treatment kids and artist-in-residence Elizabeth Weber. The colorful tiles are secured to a custom-built wrought iron base. This is no ordinary kids’ art project! Value: Priceless Donated by Methodist Family Health Foundation & Elizabeth Weber.

Summer supper for 30

Celebrate with a summer supper party for 30! You’ll be dining al Fresco at a beautiful home on Hill Road in Little Rock, enjoying world-class championship barbecue ribs and all the trimmings. It’s summer and the livin’ is easy. Value: $1200. Donated by Laura and Douglas Borg, Here for the Beer barbecue team & Carolyn McCone.

Something to smile about

Do you have a teen ready for braces? Have YOU always wanted to improve your smile? This one’s for you! Pony up for this great auction item, which covers one full orthodontic treatment of either braces or Invisalign. Value: $6500. Donated by Rock Dental  Brands/Westrock Orthodontics.

Sunday Funday Package

Jump on the Toddy Trolley with 15 of your best friends and tour the hip and happening downtown Little Rock brewery scene. You’ll have gift cards to several of the area’s great breweries in your pocket as well! Value: $1000. Donated by Arkansas Destinations Inc., Rebel Kettle Brewing Co. & Lost Forty Brewing Co.

Costa Rica 7-day Vacation Package

Bask in the grandeur of Villa Vista Magnifica on Costa Rica’s Pacific coast. This relaxing vacation package includes a 7-night stay at the luxurious mountaintop villa that overlooks the Pacific Ocean and includes an infinity pool, outdoor dining area, exercise area, nearby beaches, the services of a housekeeper/cook and groundskeeper, and much more. Villa can accommodate up to 10. Vacation dates to be mutually agreed upon by buyer and homeowner. Package includes $800 in travel assistance. Black-out dates apply. Don’t miss out on this vacation of a lifetime! Value: $5900. Donated by Villa Vista Magnifica & Terri F. Bonner.

Harding Farm Cocktail Party

High bidder gets an exclusive outdoor cocktail party for 20 at Rush and Linda Harding’s RH Farms in west Little Rock. Set amid peaceful rolling hills, the party spot includes an outdoor kitchen and covered dining area, as well as a spacious deck overlooking a beautiful lake. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be prepared on site by Cache Restaurant chef Tim Morton, along with a selection of beer and wine. Music by the band Crossroads will inspire guests to dance the night away! Available dates May through November. Value: $6,000. Donated by Linda and Rush Harding, Cache Restaurant & Crossroads band.

Painting by Barry Thomas

You know it’s fabulous. Donated by Barry Thomas.

Kaleidoscope Kids Caroling Party

Celebrate Christmas by hosting a festive caroling party for our Kaleidoscope Kids, who will visit a destination of your choice in December. The children will be treated to a limousine ride prior to performing traditional Christmas carols and songs for your party or event. It’s sure to be an unforgettable evening for everyone. Value: Priceless. Donated by Dignity Memorial & Methodist Family Health Foundation.