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19th Annual Children's TherAplay Hoe-Down

Saturday, October 2, 2021 | 5:00 PM-9:30 PM

Children's TherAplay | 9919 Towne Road, Carmel

(or your own backyard!)


Experience Hoe-Down YOUR Way! 

HD Live LogoHoe-Down LIVE will be limited to 200 guests, and many precautions will be taken to promote the health and safety of our guests. 


Your All-Inclusive Ticket Includes

 Acoustic concert from Corey Cox ★ Live & Silent Auction ★    Top-Shelf Drinks ★ Served BBQ Dinner ★ Poker ★ Bourbon Tasting


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Experience all the fun of Hoe-Down from the comfort of your home! Hoe-Down at Home is a great option for an individual or small group. Learn more about hosting a Hoe-Down At-Home party in the tab below! 


Your Hoe-Down At-Home Ticket Includes:

 Link for Virtual Front Row to Corey Cox Concert ★ Link for Hoe-Down Program at 8:00 PM ★  Bid on Dream Trips ★ Participate in the Online Chat ★ Hear Kiddo Stories & View the Hoe-Down Video 


  • Hoe-Down LIVE

    HD Live LogoHoe-Down LIVE Health & Safety Protocols


    Due to COVID-19, there will be changes to the way we deliver Hoe-Down LIVE in 2020. To promote the health and safety of our Hoe-Down LIVE guests, we will be implementing the below Health and Safety Protocols as guided by the CDC and the Indiana State Department of Health.  

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    • Guest count will be limited to 200 people, greatly reduced from past years. 
    • Our 2020 Hoe-Down LIVE timeline will be 5 PM to 9:30 PM. 
    • Upon arrival, all guests will receive their own signature Children’s TherAplay face mask and have their temperature taken. 
    • This year’s Main Event event will be held outdoors, with Registration and Silent Auction taking place in our distanced, open-air arena. 
    • If you've missed live music this year, we're here to help! We're excited to host an acoustic concert from Corey Cox! 
    • Smokehouse Catering will still be serving the signature BBQ, but we will not have our usual buffet service. Food will instead be served by catering staff.
    • Face masks will be required during the 45-minute program portion of the evening


    Timeline Of Events

    • 5:00 PM: Event begins
    • 6:00-7:00 PM: Acoustic concert with Corey Cox
    • 8:00 PM: Silent Auction closes
    • 8:00 PM-8:45 PM: Presentation, Live Auction, and Fund the Mission Begins
    • 8:45 PM-9:30PM: Acoustic concert with Corey Cox
    • 9:30 PM: Event concludes
  • Hoe-Down At-Home

    HD at home logoHoe-Down At-Home: Parties and More! 


    Not sure if Hoe-Down LIVE is for you this year? Consider purchasing a Hoe-Down At-Home ticket! Hoe-Down At-Home is a great alternative to celebrate all the important work of Children’s TherAplay from the comfort of your living room!13D_2FF_2676095_3617543761_3

    Hoe-Down At-Home Tickets Include:

    • Link to virtual front row seat for the 8:00 PM program and presentation
    • Virtual viewing of Corey Cox’s acoustic performance
    • Bidding on silent auction items and luxurious dream trips




    Interested in hosting a Hoe-Down At-Home Party?

    Hoe-Down At-Home is a great option for a small group of friends or family. Hosting a Hoe-Down At-Home party is a great way to socially distance with a small group while still raising money and celebrating Children's TherAplay!

    When you commit to hosting a Hoe-Down At-Home party, Children's TherAplay staff will provide you with:

    • Invitation templates
    • Instructions on how to register your guests for the silent auction
    • An example timeline of events for your party
    • A few other goodies as a thank you! 

    Download the Hoe-Down At-Home How-To Guide

    If you are interested in learning more about hosting a Hoe-Down At-Home Party, contact Breinne Lasley. 

  • Premier Sponsorships

    Premier Sponsorships

    Looking for an effective way to promote your business or organization, spend an evening in high style, and support Children's TherAplay? Look no further..

    • Presenting Sponsor: $30,000
    • Gold Nugget Sponsor: $15,000
    • Whiskey Jam Sponsor: $10,000
    • Round Up Sponsor: $5,000
    • Reserved Table (Qty available: 6): $3,000 

    In-Kind Sponsorships

    We also have lots of opportunities for in-kind donations. If you have a good or service you're willing to donate to Hoe-Down, we'd love to chat with you! 

    Contact Kathy Pelletier, Executive Director, to learn how these sponsorships can be tailored to fit your needs. 


  • FAQ's

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What's The Dress Code?

    • Wondering which duds to don? Pull out your favorite jeans and flannels or western wear! 

    Where Do I Park for Hoe-Down LIVE?

    • Stagecoach serviceGuests will be asked to park at Towne Meadow Elementary School (10850 Towne Road, Carmel IN 46032), where you will receive a face mask, have your temperature taken, and board a shuttle to Children's TherAplay.
    • Shuttles are the only vehicles permitted on the premises.

    Can I Donate To The Auction?

    Can I Volunteer At Hoe-Down?3C_F5_2676095_3617597252_3

    • Absolutely! We can't put on this event without the help of our incredible volunteers.
    • You can help make this the best Hoe-Down ever by volunteering for a set-up or “night of” shift, or by soliciting donated items for the live and silent auctions.
    • For more information on volunteering, contact Breinne.

Hats-off to our 2020 Hoe-Down sponsors

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Each summer, we tee off at Wood Wind Golf Club for an afternoon of fresh air, fundraising, and fun on the links! Enjoy both traditional and concocted competitions, bourbon tasting, trivia, and more!

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Sibling Camp

In this special one-day camp for the brothers and sisters of Children's TherAplay kiddos, siblings (ages 4-12 years) will rotate through fun activities throughout the day including, arts and crafts, horseback riding (of course!), pony painting, and “working” in the barn. 

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Giddy up, y'all! Hoe-Down is a fabulous opportunity to don your favorite cowboy boots and give back at this Western-style event! Enjoy our legendary live and silent auction, live entertainment, delicious BBQ, top-shelf drinks, and more! 

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