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125 Anniversary of the Columbia Club

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UPCOMING EVENTS

PassportJuly 16 –
If Tables Could Talk
Location: Library
Cost: FREE
Columbians will enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres, cash bar and readings from “If Tables Could Talk” by the Club’s Past Presidents. Get the insider scoop on the club and its famous and sometimes infamous guests.

August 23 –
Benjamin Harrison’s Birthday Formal Dinner/Dance
Location: Ballroom
Cost: $125 Inclusive
Celebrate President Harrison’s birthday as only a Columbian can. Enjoy an evening of personalities, dancing, and a formal four course dinner.  Black tie preferred. Happy Birthday Mr. President.

September 12
125th Celebration at The Cabaret
Location: Crystal Terrace
Cost: $65++
Enjoy an evening of music and laughs at The Cabaret.

November 1
Harrison’s Halloween Party
Location: Ballroom
Cost: $40.00++
Columbians are encouraged to celebrate Halloween with wardrobes from the past 125 years. Enjoy drinks, dancing and camaraderie.

November 15
Harrison Society Holiday Crawl – 125 Toys for Tots
Location: Club, Downtown
Time: 4:00pm
Cost: Free
Dress in your favorite holiday garb and join the Harrison Society in their 3rd Annual Holiday Crawl benefiting Toys for Tots.  Goal: 125 Toys

December 31
New Year’s Eve Celebration with a tribute to Hoagy Carmichael
Location: Ballroom
Cost: $150 Inclusive
Happy New Year! Ring in 2015 with a Hoagy Carmichael tribute. Enjoy an evening of elegance, sophistication and Stardust memories.

January (Date TBD) 2015
Casino Night
Cost: $50.00++
Come to the Columbia Club for a Speakeasy/Vegas twist and a glass of “Rentschler’s Bathtub Gin”.  Win prizes with the “money” you win!

February 7, 2015
The Time Capsule
Location: Ballroom
Cost: FREE
Before the Columbia Club turns another year older, we want to take a minute and remember the past 125 years and an ever-lasting year of celebration. Join Columbians, past presidents and elected officials as we commence 125 years of memories.  An official time capsule will be sealed summarizing the past 12 months.

PAST EVENTS
February 22, 2014
125th Anniversary Inaugural Event: Reenactment of the Harrison Marching Society, Fireside Chat with Benjamin Harrison, and celebration of the 1890’s.
Location: Grand Lobby
Time: 4:00pm
Cost: FREE
Join your fellow Columbians, and local dignitaries, and a march- ing band as the Club reenacts the famous march by the Harrison Marching Society. The march will begin at 4pm at Union Station and will end at the Columbia Club. At 5pm warm up by the fireplace and enjoy stories told by Benjamin Harrison and the First Lady. Stay for dinner at 6pm as the club celebrates its first decade with music and menu items from the 1890’s.

March 11, 2014
1900 Dinner

March 22
125th Anniversary Gala – View Photos
Location: Grand Lobby, Crystal Terrace, Ballroom
Time: 6:00pm
Cost: $125 inclusive
The Club honors its members for the past 125 years with an extraordinary gala including lavish food stations, entertainment, and dancing on three floors.  Black tie optional.
6pm – 7:30pm – Brass Bottom Dixieland Band in the Grand Lobby.
7:15pm – Terry Young to welcome everyone, explain activities, & toast to 125 years.
7:30pm – 10:45pm –Columbia Club Orchestra under Direction of Roy Geesa featuring Shannon Forsell, Laney Wilson, and Jimmy Guilford in the Crystal Terrace.
8:30pm – 11:30pm – Zanna-Doo! In the Grand Ballroom.

April 8 
*1910 – 1920 Decades Dinner – Harrison Room
Travel back in time as the Club celebrates a different decade each month! Enjoy a special 3 course dinner created by Chef Rolf and his culinary team with BOGO pricing (Buy one meal at regular price, get the second meal for the celebratory decade price). Come early for cocktails and enjoy live entertainment in the Lobby.

July 8
Decades Dinner
Join as we travel back in time. With so many defining moments, this era helped shape the country we know and love. Buy one for $45 and receive a second meal for $2. The menu is Black Bean Soup, Bake Chops Supreme, Sweet potatoes with Apples, Baked Summer Squash and Caramel Custard.

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