Athenaeum Decorated for the Holidays
Beginning: Monday, November 27
We've decked the halls are are ready for the holidays. Come see The Athenaeum's beautiful holiday decor beginning with our grand lobby tree, our Main Lounge fireplace mantle adorned with our traditional nutcracker collections, the stunning garland throughout the club, and Chef Kevin's annual gingerbread house masterpiece! The Athenaeum is the perfect location to share with loved ones this time of year. It offers the most beautiful backdrop of your holiday family photos.
Holiday Afternoon Tea
Mondays and Tuesdays
November 27 & 28, December 4, 5, 11 & 12
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Take part in the timeless tradition of afternoon tea. The Athenaeum prepares a charming and intimate setting for you and your guests to relax, savor petite treats, enjoy the warmth of good company and holiday tea.
Sparkling Wine Tasting
Friday, December 1
6:30 p.m. Reception
Toast the start of the holiday season with a bit of the bubbly at our festive Sparkling Wine Tasting.
Children’s Holiday Tea & Tree Trimming
Saturday, December 2
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Crafts, Tree trimming & Photos with Santa
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Storytelling
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Tea
The joy of the holidays is never more apparent than on the faces of children. The excitement of the holidays begins with fun activities and crafts, traditional tree trimming, personal time with Santa and a delightful morning tea designed just for kids.
Holiday Breakfast Buffets
December 5, 12, & 19
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Seating every quarter hour
On Tuesday mornings in December our Main Dining Room entices the senses with our holiday breakfast buffets. This is a fantastic way to start the morning or host a breakfast meeting.
Holiday Gala: Dinners and Program
Thursday, December 7
Friday, December 8
Saturday, December 9
6:30 p.m. Reception / 7:00 p.m. Dinner / 8:45 p.m. Program
Dancing on Friday and Saturday
The halls are decked and the culinary team will prepare a dinner feast like none other. Semi-formal attire required. A great performance by the Caltech Chamber Singers highlights the evening followed by Christmas carols and dancing on Friday and Saturday night.
Wednesday, December 13
Thursday, December 14
Friday, December 15
Wednesday, December 20
Thursday, December 21
Friday, December 22
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Seating every half hour
This is the perfect time to bring your loved ones to see our beautiful Christmas decorations and to enjoy our bountiful holiday buffet.
Sunday, December 17
9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Seating every half hour
Gather the family and close friends for a spectacular morning brunch. Our endless buffet is abundant with all of your breakfast favorites plus our holiday specialties. Our holiday brunch is the perfect opportunity to bring the camera as The Athenaeum is never more stunning than this time of year.
Holiday Prix-Fixe (replaces a la carte menu for December)
Monday, December 4
Tuesday, December 5
Monday, December 11
Tuesday, December 12
Monday, December 18
Tuesday, December 19
Christmas / New Year's Holiday
The Athenaeum will be closed for breakfast, lunch, and dinner from Monday, December 25, 2017 through Monday, January 1, 2018 in observance of the holidays. Continental breakfast will be offered to our hotel guests from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.