Children's TherAplay Hoe-Down

Saturday, September 21, 2024

Children's TherAplay's biggest fundraiser of the year, Hoe-Down, is the place to be this fall. Join us for a boot-stompin' good time as we celebrate the successes of the kiddos we serve and showcase their stories. Enjoy live music, a top-shelf saloon, live & silent auctions, BBQ dinner, and more!

Live Music from Corey Cox ★ Live & Silent Auctions ★  Top-Shelf Saloon ★ BBQ Dinner ★ Wine Pull ★ Meet & Greet with Therapy Horses 

Thank You To Our Signature Sponsor

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  • Pre-Party Details


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    • Live acoustic music
    • Passed hors d'oeuvres
    • Complimentary cocktail glass and spirits from the Top Shelf Saloon
    • Chair massages 
    • High West Bourbon tasting
    • Tarot card reading with Horse Girl Reiki
    • Sneak peek at the Dream Trips  
  • Main Event Details

    Giddy Up, Y'All! It's Time For The Main Event!

    The Main Event kicks off at 6:30 PM and boasts ALL your favorite Hoe-Down activities.

    Timeline of Events

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    • View all the amazing silent auction items 
    • Learn about the Dream Trips up for grabs
    • Peruse the Gift Card Corral
    • Get a bottle or two from the wine pull
    • Try your hand at the Tipsy Toss
    • Enjoy a relaxing chair massage 
    • Receive a tarot card reading from Horse Girl Reiki
    • Visit the stables to learn all about our horse herd
    • Grab a cocktail at the Top Shelf Saloon
    • Dine on a classic & classy BBQ dinner

    8:00 PM

    • Program begins
    • Learn about our TherAplay Kiddo Ambassadors!
    • Live auction immediately following the Program

    8:50 PM

    • Dance floor opens! Live performance from Corey Cox Band

    9:00 PM

    • Silent auction and Dream Trips close

    11:00 PM: Event concludes

    Interested in reserving a table? Contact Katie Stratman for more information. 

  • Sponsorship Opportunities

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    Looking for an effective way to promote your business or organization, spend an evening in high style, and support Children's TherAplay? Check out the many ways your company can get involved! 

    Download 2024 Hoe-Down Sponsorship Form

    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 Breinne Lasley to learn more.

    Silent Auction Donation

    Interested in donating to our legendary silent auction? Please fill out the donation form linked below by September 12th. 

    Download 2023 Hoe-Down Silent Auction Form

  • FAQ's

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What's The Dress Code?

    • Wondering which duds to don? You'll see everything at Hoe-Down, but comfy and casual is the name of the game! Pull out your favorite jeans, flannels, and western wear!

    Where Do I Park for Hoe-Down?

    • Guests will be asked to park at Towne Meadow Elementary School (10850 Towne Road, Carmel IN31B_3CA_2676095_3275991146_4 46032), where you will board a shuttle to Children's TherAplay.
    • Shuttles are the only vehicles permitted on the premises. All ride shares (Uber/Lyft) MUST drop off at Towne Meadow. Your ride share will not be allowed to drop off on Towne Road or at Children's TherAplay.

    Can I Donate To The Auction?

    • Of course! We are always looking for items for our live and silent auction. If you're interested in donating, fill out the silent auction donation form and return to Kassie O'Malley

    Can I Volunteer At Hoe-Down?3D2_21E_2676095_3275956664_4

    • 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 Elizabeth Davis
  • Volunteer

    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.

    To get involved, contact Elizabeth at (317) 872-4166 or send her an email.

Thank you to our 2024 sponsors!

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