The holiday season is notorious for worthy and festive events piled one atop the other, and frantic dashing back and forth.
I’ve previously noted two of them in this space: NABC’s Saturnalia holiday draft celebration begins on Friday, December 15, and the Pants Down Port Drinkers will convene on Thursday, December 28 at the Public House.
The 16th is shaping up as a crowded Saturday.
The 16th will be the second day of Saturnalia as well as the date for Youngstown Cigar Shop’s annual open house and the FOSSILS club’s yearly Christmas party.
Mike Stephens will be hosting a Christmas Open House all day on the 16th at his Youngstown Cigar Shop, which is located at 1411 Youngstown Shopping Center, Jeffersonville (foodies will not that the cigar shop is right behind Mai’s Thai). Free cigars, door prizes and chili are on the agenda.
The FOSSILS club party will begin later in the day. Here’s the official statement on the matter, and if it sounds like fun and you’re not yet a member … it’s remarkable inexpensive … then you’d best begin recruiting a member to issue you an invitation.
FOSSILS Holiday Party
Date: Saturday, December 16
Time: 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. (Dinner at 7 p.m.)
Location: Prost! at Rich O's Public House
To give everyone a break from the kitchen, or grocery/deli as the case may be for some, we are having this year's event catered. So, relax - we have you covered!
Appetizers - stuffed mushrooms, spinach kase, BBQ meatballs and crudites with hummus.
Dinner - BBQ chicken and pulled pork sandwiches, coleslaw, baked beans, pizza, breadsticks and salad.
Bring items for the raffle - gift wrapped if you wish - this is one of the best raffles of the year!
Dress festively if you are in the mood to do so!
Admire the FOSSILS Christmas tree!
Event cost: $15 per person includes appetizers, dinner, homebrew and dessert PLUS five (5) raffle tickets. Additional raffle tickets available, of course.
RSVP: We need to deliver a headcount for catering, so please RSVP to me with the number attending in your party. Guests (21 and over) are welcome to attend - please remember to include them in your RSVP.