Easter at a Gallop at Foxhall Events - Tickets are on Sale!
GA, March 3, 2003 Tickets for the 2003 Foxhall Events, held
on Thursday, April 17 through Easter Sunday, April 20, are now on
sale through Ticketmaster or any Ticketmaster outlet. Ticket prices
are as follows: Adults - $20, Seniors $15, Members - $40, 4-Day
Members Pass - $125. Foxhall Events includes the Foxhall Flower
Show and the Foxhall Cup both events are held on Foxhall
Farm in Douglasville, Georgia.
Mark Philips, the Foxhall Cup cross-country course designer, has
made innovative modifications to the course that covers Foxhall
Farm and runs through the Foxhall Flower Show. This year there will
be other events, including a Driving Exhibition and Dressage Exhibition.
Guests will have unique shopping opportunities in the Foxhall Market
Place, which will be filled with vendors selling appealing equestrian
and garden themed merchandise. The Daughters of the British Empire
will serve tea each afternoon from 1pm until 3 pm. There will be
a designated Foxhall childrens area where the youngsters can
play or make arts and crafts. The Douglasville Junior League will
sponsor an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19 at 1:00 p.m.
Foxhall Flower Show, in its second year, is the only outdoor flower
show in the United States with Standard Flower Show status. This
year's theme, "A Southern Springtime," will reflect the
history of traditional European open-air flower shows, while showcasing
the best of the American South. Featuring the creativity of award
winning professional and amateur designers, Foxhall will offer Show
Garden, Horticulture and Floral Design divisions. Exhibitors will
compete for $60,000 in prizes. Attendees will be exposed to exceptional
outdoor show gardens and will be informed about the latest trends
in gardening through informational displays and a lecture series.
its fourth year, the Foxhall Cup has been designated the National
Championship of Eventing by USA Equestrian. Over one hundred international
and American riders, including 2000 Sydney Olympic Gold Medallist
David O'Connor, will compete for $50,000. Eventing features Dressage,
Cross-Country, and Show Jumping and is the ultimate comprehensive
test of the all-around ability of the horse and rider.
Events is pleased to announce that The Home Depot will be the presenting
sponsor for both the Foxhall Cup and the Foxhall Flower Show. Other
sponsors include Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown, Coca-Cola, Greystone
Power, Pfizer, Chubb Group of Insurance Companies and Douglas County.
proceeds from Foxhall Events will benefit the Shepherd Center and
botanical gardens in Georgia.
event information, please call (404) 572-7255 or visit the official
website at www.foxhallflowershow.com
or www.foxhallcup.com Tickets
are available online at www.ticketmaster.com, at all Ticketmaster
outlets, including Publix Supermarkets and Tower Records, or to
charge tickets by phone, call (404) 249-6400.