Athenaeum Decorated for the Holidays
Beginning: Monday, November 30
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 30, December 1, 7, 8, 14, & 15
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.
Children’s Holiday Tea & Tree Trimming
Saturday, December 5
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 a.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.
Sunday, December 6
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 Breakfast Buffets
December 8, 15, & 22
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 10
Friday, December 11
Saturday, December 12
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 16
Thursday, December 17
Friday, December 18
Wednesday, December 23
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.
Monday, December 21 & Tuesday, December 22
Christmas / New Year's Holiday
The Athenaeum will be closed for breakfast, lunch, and dinner from Friday, December 25 through Friday, January 1, 2016 in observance of the holidays. Continental breakfast will be offered to our hotel guests from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.