McFaddin ranch holds polo matches, fundraiser

  • IF YOU GO:

    WHO: Victoria Regional Museum Association

    WHAT: Fifth annual Polo at McFaddin fundraiser

    WHEN: Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 11:30 a.m.

    WHERE: McFaddin Ranch Polo Grounds in McFaddin

    COST: $75 for adults, $25 for children younger than 12

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  • IF YOU GO:

    WHO: Victoria Regional Museum Association

    WHAT: Fifth annual Polo at McFaddin fundraiser

    WHEN: Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 11:30 a.m.

    WHERE: McFaddin Ranch Polo Grounds in McFaddin

    COST: $75 for adults, $25 for children younger than 12

    CONTACT: 361-575-8227

Anyone interested in watching polo matches can attend the Victoria Regional Museum Association's fifth annual Polo at McFaddin fundraising event.

The event will be at McFaddin Ranch Polo Grounds in McFaddin on Saturday beginning at 11:30 a.m.

The museum association hopes to raise at least $60,000 for general operating costs.

Spectators can watch three matches with players from various locations, including San Antonio, Houston, College Station, Victoria and Argentina.

Additionally, participants can bid in a live and silent auction on events such as a fishing trip, jewelry, art and a villa in Manzanillo, Mexico.

For those interested in whetting their palates, 12 groups of tailgaters will be on hand with gourmet dishes.

Local Texas rock band Coastal Bend will provide live entertainment.

Morgen Trafton, executive director of the museum association, encourages everyone to attend.

"Polo at McFaddin is a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon. It's a unique atmosphere to enjoy gourmet food, fancy friends, and great music all while supporting the museum to enrich the community through art and history."

Trafton said the event attire is western chic.

Tickets can be purchased at the gate.