Alliance Hospitality Suite
8:00 - 10:30 am
Friday through Sunday, November 11-13
Registered spouses and guests are invited to start the day with a visit to the hospitality suite. It’s a perfect way to connect with old friends and meet new ones.
Friday, November 11
Kentucky Derby History
Join us to learn about the history of the Kentucky Derby and historic Churchill Downs. You'll also have the opportunity to work with a millinery designer to create a "Derby Hat" to wear to Friday evening's "President's Welcome Reception" at Churchill Downs.
Field Trip to Stoneware and Co.
A guided tour of one of the oldest stoneware companies in the United States, Stoneware and Co., which was founded in 1815. Be sure to visit the gift shop for stoneware and other exquisite local products, then join us for lunch at the adjacent "The Café" in Paristown Point.
Saturday, November 12
Little Mount Lavender with Jason Woodlief
Join Jason Woodlief, the owner of Little Mount Lavender, who will talk about the organic lavender he grows and all the products he has produced. The company works hard to support local and state ingredient suppliers, artisans, and artists.
The History of Bourbon With Michael Veach
Bourbon Veach LLC owner and Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame member Michael Veach joins us to discuss the rich history of bourbon.
Field Trip Lunch with Lelia
Alliance President Lelia Sublett has planned a six-course luncheon at her historic home in Anchorage, KY. She will go over each recipe in detail and you will receive a copy of the recipes to take home. Lelia is an extremely knowledgeable chef and has been teaching a cooking class for the University of Louisville's Women's Organization for nearly 20 years.
Sunday, November 13
Author GT Hawkins
GT Hawkins is the author of Lake House Cabal, The Cabal Lives and The Cabal Legacy. GT has a law degree and has traveled the world in his profession. You will enjoy hearing how the story developed into three books.
Alliance Kids: Author Virginia Davis
Virginia Davis has published two children's books, The Irises Secret and The Flowers on Apple Hill. She also created her own publishing company, Kabewi Publications. You will have an opportunity to hear her story and purchase her books at the Hospitality Suite.
Noon - 3:00 pm
Registration Required • Fee: $30
Spouses and Alliance members are invited to attend the Alliance Luncheon to be held at The Seelbach Hilton Hotel.