Events Calendar


Calendar of Events 2017

 

Friday, January 20, 2017 Premium Wine Society Dinner, 6:00 p.m. cocktails dinner to follow. Wine Society Dinners highlight the bounty in our own back yard; these are recurring events on select Fridays. All Club members and their guests are welcome; Wine Society subscribers commit to four events each year and two bottle selections from each evenings wine flight for their locker or to take home.

 

Friday & Saturday, February 10 & 11, 2017 Sweetheart’s Dinner A “Chef’s Menu”

evening; table reservations available at anytime during the evening; select from a special menu of romantic cuisine; this is a recurring annual event each Friday & Saturday before or on February 14th.

 

Saturday, February 25, 2017 Mardi Gras Dinner, 6:00 p.m. cocktails; dinner to follow; a unique evening featuring French Quarter style piano music and New Orleans inspired cuisine; this is a recurring annual event on the Saturday prior to “Fat Tuesday.”

 

Friday, March 17, 2017 Saint Patrick’s Dinner A “Chef’s Menu”; table reservations available at anytime during the evening; select from a special menu of Irish cuisine; this is a recurring annual event on the weekend prior to or concurrent with – Saint Patrick’s Day, March 17. 

 

Friday, March 24, 2017 Wine Society Dinner, 6:00 p.m. cocktails; 7:00 p.m. dinner

Wine Society Dinners highlight the bounty in our own back yard; these are recurring events on select Fridays. All Club members and their guests are welcome; Wine Society subscribers commit to four events each year and two bottle selections from each evenings wine flight for their locker or to take home.

 

Sunday, April 16, 2017 Easter Brunch 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; our traditional Easter Buffet feast for the whole family and all our friends; Bloody Mary’s and Mimosas; Easter Egg Hunt; this is a recurring annual event on Easter Sunday.

 

*Saturday, April 22, 2017 Assessed Event Spring Formal, 6:00 p.m. cocktails; dinner to follow; our annual Spring formal celebrates the warming of temperatures and the rekindling of old friendships; reserve a table of friends, or more, at the Club House for an elegant evening of dining, music and dancing in Benton Club style; Black or White Tie optional; this is an assessed recurring annual event.

 

*Monday, May 8, 2017 Assessed Event Annual Membership Meeting, 6 p.m. cocktails; 6:30 p.m. group photo; dinner to follow; our annual membership gathering (our 131st in 2017) to review the preceding year’s business, express our thoughts and interests in an open, respectful setting, and elect our Board of Directors for the next 12 months; this is a recurring annual event on the second Monday in May. All regular and intermediate members will be assessed for this event, others are welcome to attend.

 

Sunday, May 14, 2017 St. Joseph’s Premier Mother’s Day Brunch 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; this is a recurring annual event on Mother’s Day. Small gift for the mothers.

 

Monday, May 29, 2017 Club House Closed Memorial Day

 

Friday, June 9, 2017 Celebrating Fathers Porch Party 6:00 p.m. Porch party in honor of Dads before Father’s Day.

 

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Club House Closed Independence Day

 

Friday, July 14, 2017  Lobster Night, 6:00 p.m. cocktails; dinner to follow; flown-in fresh whole lobsters and traditional New England accompaniments served in a classic and casual Boston Harbor style; this is a recurring annual event scheduled as best fits the annual calendar of events.

 

Friday, August 11, 2017 Premier Wine Society Dinner, 6:00 p.m. cocktails; 7:00 p.m. dinner.  Wine Society Dinners highlight the bounty in our own back yard; these are recurring events on select Fridays. All Club members and their guests are welcome; Wine Society subscribers commit to four events each year and two bottle selections from each evenings wine flight for their locker or to take home.

 

Friday, August 25th, 2017 Around the World Party, Scheduled on a select Friday in the summer months. Food and beverage from five countries are prepared to allow members and guests the experience of food from around the world; cost, schedule, menu and activities to be announced.

 

Monday, August 28th – Sunday, September 3rd, 2017 Staff Holiday our tradition of providing a period of time towards the close of summer for the hourly staff to plan time with their families; during this period management coordinates otherwise disruptive cleaning and improvement projects for our Club House.

 

Monday, September 4, 2017 Club House Closed Labor Day

 

Friday, October 13, 2017  Oktoberfest Month A “Chef’s Menu”  evenings; table reservations available at anytime during the evening; select from traditional Bavarian dishes and beverages;  this is a recurring annual event on the Friday prior to the first Sunday in October – the close of Oktoberfest.

 

Friday, October 27, 2017 Wine Society Dinner, 6 p.m. cocktails; 7 p.m. dinner

Wine Society Dinners highlight the bounty in our own back yard; these are recurring events on select Fridays. All Club members and their guests are welcome

  

*Friday, November 10, 2017 Assessed Club House Birthday Party “Fundraiser” This is an assessed recurring annual event on the Saturday falling closest to November 10. 5:30 p.m. cocktails & silent auction open; Dinner to follow with the live auction following dinner.

 

Friday, November TBD, 2017  Eckel-Ellis Lecture Series Evening Scheduled throughout the year; the evening begins with cocktails at 6:30 p.m. followed by our chef’s prix fix dinner and an informative presentation on topics of literary, artistic, historical, or contemporary interest.

 

Thursday, November 23 – Sunday, November 26, 2017 Club House Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

 

*Saturday, December 9, 2017 Assessed Event Christmas Formal, 6:00 p.m. cocktails; dinner to follow; our annual Winter Formal provides friends near and far the opportunity

to convene at the Club House for an elegant evening of dining, music and dancing in Benton Club style; Black or White Tie optional; this is an assessed recurring annual event.

 

Friday, December 22, 2017  Father – Son Luncheon 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Prime Rib and all the trimmings await sons, fathers and grandfathers attending our Club’s annual gathering for the gentlemen of the house; enjoy eggnog and Tom & Jerry’s; a visit from Santa for the youngsters and more; this is a recurring annual event.

 

Monday, December 25 – Tuesday, December 26, 2017 Club House Closed for Christmas Day & Day after Christmas

 

 

Saturday, December 30, 2017  New Year’s Eve Dinner, 6:00 Cocktails; the lavish Seafood Buffet opens at 7 p.m. and is replenished periodically for latecomers and (call a reservation in with your group’s anticipated start time); the ballroom will be swinging with music throughout the evening; this is a recurring annual event.

 

Monday, January 1, 2018 Club House Closed New Year’s Day

 

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 Club House Closed Day after New Year’s Day

 

Porch Parties Scheduled on select Fridays throughout the warmer months of the year, these evenings begin during the happy hour at 5 p.m. and may feature special menu selections, attractions and activities. Traditional menu dining reservations are also accepted on these evenings. Cost and event details to be announced.  

 

*Asterisks indicate assessed events.