MUSEUM’S YEAR OF THE HORSE PARTY TO FEATURE INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED ACROBATIC TROUPE OUTDOORS AT LEDGES ON IL/WI STATE LINE

Aug 12th, 2014 | By | Category: News

080321_24 high res 2It’s the Chinese Year of the Horse and what better place to celebrate than the Kentucky State Fair World’s Championship Horse Show? Immediately following the evening performance on Wednesday August 20, 2014, the Saddlebred Café in the North wing adjacent to Freedom Hall will be transformed into a Chinese wonderland and will feature a special performance by the world renowned Stars of The Peking Acrobats. Over 2,000 years of Chinese tradition, perfection and spectacle will appear before your eyes. Prepare to be amazed by sensational Chinese acrobatics, comedy, balancing feats and much more! The incredible Stars of The Peking Acrobats have performed the world over to standing ovations and packed houses. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see the troupe perform the famous high chair act, the diablo act with Chinese spinning yoyos, a human pyramid, plate spinning, hoop diving and more!

Four Fabulous Items will Offered for Auction!
A highlight of the evening will be a live auction at 10:30 of four exclusive items to benefit the Museum.
A 2015 breeding to multiple WC sire Undulata’s Nutcracker – courtesy Kris Swanson
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The Oriental extravaganza begins at 9:30 pm and continues until 1:00 am. Join us after the horse show in the North Wing’s Saddlebred Cafe as we celebrate the Year of The Horse. Chinese attire encouraged! Tickets are $50.00 per person. The evening’s festivities include the performance by The Stars of The Peking Acrobats, dinner, dancing, live auction, two complimentary drink tickets, souvenirs and a chance to revel in the year of the horse! Special stage front seating also available by the table or can be purchased by the chair for $250 each. All purchases are tax deductible to the full extent of the law and all proceeds benefit the work of the American Saddlebred Museum.

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