Events


The fifth annual Franktown Meadows Hunter Derby is just around the corner and is definitely an event you don't want to miss!  The Food Bank is honored to again be a beneficiary of this beautiful event.
 
Come enjoy a wonderful day watching some of the best horses and riders in the country compete over jumps. Both Friday and Saturday's competitions are located outside and on grass.  The event is held at the beautiful Franktown Meadows Equestrian Center in Washoe Valley.  
 
General Admission attendees are welcome to bring a chair and/or blanket to set up ringside to view the competition.  It is recommended that you pack sunscreen and a hat.

VIP attendees of Saturday's International Hunter Derby are encouraged to dress as if going to any esteemed equestrian event such as the Kentucky Derby or a polo match. Dresses and hats for ladies. Sport coats and slacks for men.Remember, it can be windy in Washoe Valley, so you may want to bring "layers" to ensure you are comfortable. 
 
GENERAL ADMISSION: 
Friday: $10.00
Saturday: $20.00
Weekend Pass: $25.00
 
VIP CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH (only available Saturday):
Individual Ticket: $150.00
Table (seats 10 and includes general admission passes to Friday's events): $1,500.00
 
There are also volunteer opportunities available with this event.  If you are interested in finding out more about volunteering at the Franktown Meadows Hunter Derby, contact Mary Burdick at mburdick@fbnn.org.     
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RTO Food Drive

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Reno 10 Miler

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