Senator Nelson's Annual 40th Birthday Party Details

September 28, 2016

SENATOR JANE NELSON ANNUAL 40th BIRTHDAY PARTY FAQs

What is the cost of admission?
A contribution of $25 or more is requested for single general admission to the party. To also attend the Host Reception, a contribution of $250 or more is requested.

What do I get with my contribution?
General admission includes complimentary appetizers, beer/wine, entertainment and – most importantly – support for a fantastic Senator!

Do I need to RSVP?
We would prefer you RSVP so we can print your nametag in advance, but it is also possible to pay at the door.

What do I wear?
The dress is western casual, but you will see people in everything from business to casual.

Will the event take place at the same venue as last year?
Yes.  The event will take place at the Circle R Ranch in Flower Mound.  See directions below or look online at http://www.circlerranch.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=26&Itemid=50

Where do I park?
There is ample parking at Circle R Ranch, so all party-goers will self-park in the area directly in front of the ranch.

Where do I check in?
There are two separate check-in areas -- one for party guests (marked "GUEST") and another for members of the host committee (marked "HOST").   Both check-in areas are near the front entrance of the ranch.

What is the check-in process for Hosts?
Hosts should arrive by 5:00 p.m. when the host reception begins. If you are bringing your payment to the event, check in at HOST WILL CALL. If you have already paid, check in by your last name.

What is the check-in process for Guests?
If you have paid in advance, check in by your last name. If you are paying at the door, go to GUEST WILL CALL.

What time will we hear from Senator Nelson?
The program begins at 6:15 p.m.

Will there be entertainment?
Yes, the Good Question Band will perform. Dancing is encouraged.

What if I’m an elected official or candidate?
Elected officials and candidates should sign in at one of the two registration areas and gather stage right (which is your left, if you are looking at the stage) when the program begins. You’ll be asked to walk onstage to introduce yourself.

Are children welcome?
Absolutely!

How do I get there from Fort Worth?
Take I-35 W (North) toward Denton. Exit at FM 1171 (Lewisville/Flower Mound) and turn right at stop sign. (Circle R is 7.2 miles from this intersection). Cross over railroad tracks and stop sign at Highway 377. Go past stop light at Shiloh Road. (All-In-One Store is on left). Entrance to Circle R Ranch is 1/4 mile down on right. Watch for stone column entry and Circle R Ranch sign.

How do I get there from North Dallas? (via I-35)
Take I-35 E (North) toward Denton. Exit at Main Street (Exit 452) in Lewisville (also FM 1171 West) and turn left at light. Stay on Main Street/1171 West for 7.2 miles. (It becomes Cross Timbers Road in Flower Mound). Circle R is 3.2 miles straight ahead from intersection of FM 1171 and FM 2499. Watch for Circle R Ranch sign on left.

How do I get there from downtown Dallas?
From I-35E (North), take Highway 114 West toward DFW Airport. Exit at Highway 121 North and merge left two lanes. Go past the I-635 exit. Merge right onto the Grapevine Mills Parkway/Flower Mound exit (FM 2499 North). Go to 11th traffic light (intersection of FM 2499 and FM 1171/Cross Timbers Road) and turn left. Entrance to Circle R Ranch is 3.2 miles from intersection on left (past four traffic lights. Watch for Circle R Ranch sign.

How do I get there from Dallas/Irving (via Highway 114)?
Take Highway 114 West toward DFW Airport. Exit at Highway 121 North and merge two lanes left. Go past I-635 exit. Merge right onto the Grapevine Mills Parkway/Flower Mound exit (FM 2499 North). Go to 11th traffic light (intersection of FM 2499 and FM 1171/Cross Timbers Road) and turn left. Entrance to Circle R Ranch is 3.2 miles from this intersection on left (past four traffic lights. Watch for stone column entry and Circle R Ranch sign.

How do I get there from LBJ Freeway?
Take I-635 West toward DFW Airport. Exit at Highway 121 North and Bass Pro Drive/Grapevine Mills Parkway. Merge onto Highway 121 North. Take the Grapevine Mills Parkway/Flower Mound exit (FM 2499 North). Go to 11th traffic light (FM 2499 and FM 1171/Cross Timbers Road) and turn left. Circle R Ranch is 3.2 miles from intersection on left (past four traffic lights. Watch for Circle R Ranch sign.

How do I get there from DFW Airport?
Take International Parkway and exit at the north entrance to the Airport. Follow signs to Highway 121 North and merge two lanes left. Go past I-635 exit. Merge right onto the Grapevine Mills Parkway/Flower Mound exit (FM 2499 North). Go to 11th traffic light (intersection of FM 2499 and FM 1171/Cross Timbers Road) and turn left. Entrance to Circle R Ranch is 3.2 miles from this intersection on left (past four traffic lights. Watch for stone column entry and Circle R Ranch sign.