Events Donates 19,000 Tickets to Douglas County School Children
GA, March 6, 2003 - There are 19,000 happy school children in Douglas
County today, and each one is holding a ticket to the annual Foxhall
Events. Jim Richards, Foxhall Events founder, donated 19,000 event
tickets to Douglas County Superintendent Randy Brittain to distribute
amongst 30 schools in Douglas County. Foxhall Events features the
Foxhall Flower Show and the Foxhall Cup; both events are held on
Thursday, April 17 through Easter Sunday, April 20 on Foxhall Farm
in Douglasville. Tickets 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.
year the event promises to be fun for families and there are plenty
of activities scheduled to make sure that everyone has a good time.
There will be a designated Foxhall children's 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.
While the children are playing, the adults 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 3pm.
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. Captain 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.
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, Lexus, Greystone
Power, Pfizer, Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, Lenox Square,
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.