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Waveland State Historic Site in Lexington will host its annual Derby Day breakfast on May 6 with a special menu for guests.

To get started, guests will enjoy pimento cheese wafers with country ham pate and a cheese and chive scone with country ham.  To keep the Derby experience pure Kentucky, guests will be served a hot brown tart, cheese grits with a jumbo shrimp garnish and fresh fruit with honey yogurt dip.  Next are a Waveland exclusive, vanilla bean scones with homemade lemon curd and jam.  To complete the breakfast, guests will enjoy a derby pie tart, bourbon mint brownie, chocolate dipped strawberry and to give you luck on your derby picks, a horseshoe sugar cookie.

Drinks include coffee, juice and as a special treat, a local winery will be on hand to provide each guest with a special mimosa to get your Derby Day celebration started.

This limited elegant breakfast will be in the mansion, served on fine china by period-dressed interpreters.  Also included is a tour of the mansion highlighting how Waveland influenced horseracing in Lexington.  The price for this breakfast is $75 per person.  It starts at 10 a.m. and seating is limited.

A credit card is needed to secure a reservation.  Any changes will need to be made by the Friday before the event. Gluten free options are available and must be requested at time of registration.

Waveland offers a unique one-of-a-kind experience! Reservations are required. Call today to schedule your spot for the Derby Day Breakfast at Waveland! 859-272-3611 or 859-619-8189.