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Holiday Party 2016

Have Certain Explorers been Naughty or Nice?!

House Committee Chair: Jonathan M. Conrad, MED’87
Vice Chair: Rodney H. Brown MN’02
Committee: Deirdre B. Brennan MR’04, Kellie Gerardi, MR’13, Gaelin A. Rosenwaks FR’06

The Explorers Club and The House Committee cordially invite members and their guests to our year-end Holiday Party on Wednesday, December 8th. Enjoy the festive holiday spirit in our beautiful Headquarters building, which is decorated for the season. Socialize with old friends…meet new friends…sing holiday songs…drink eggnog…or plan your next expedition. Cocktails and dinner will be served.

This season we have award winning Schlumberger Austrian sparkling wine Rose & Brut, Chateau Mukhrani Saperavi (still red) and Mtsvane (still white) wine from the country of Georgia to be served with entrée and throughout the evening along with select specialty spirits including Tosolini as an after dinner drink that have been graciously provided by Niche Import Co. for the event.

The evening will include a full bar, eggnog with Stroh rum and a signature cocktails made with Schlumberger Sparkling Wine topped with Fragola strawberry liquor. Enjoy passed hors d’oeuvres featuring miniature artichoke bruschetta with shaved parmesan, miniature arancini, apricot & brie in phyllo and a traditional gravlax station with capers, red onions & chopped egg on pumpernickel bread. A delicious dinner will follow of roasted filet of beef tenderloin with bourbon peppercorn sauce, baby new potatoes with lemon zest & rosemary, roasted green beans with kale & mushrooms, and winter greens with pears and toasted pecans in pomegranate vinaigrette. Dessert will include holiday cookies, biscottis and chocolate mints with coffee and tea service. Member Edward Lovett’s much in demand cappella singers, “Figgy Puddynge” will make their legendary appearance later in the evening.

Date: Thursday, December 8th

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location: Club Headquarters, 46 East 70th Street, New York, NY, 10021

Reservation Notes:

Members & Guest Price: $70—after Thursday, December the 1st, $75


Please call 212-628-8383 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Guest may make reservations by providing a Member’s name and their own credit card information. No refunds will be granted if cancelled after Thursday, December 1st.

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