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The Explorers Club Annual Holiday Party at Club Headquarters

Event open to:

Members & Guests


December 13, 2012


6:00pm - 10:00pm


New York City Headquarters, 46 East 70th St., New York, NY


The Explorers Club cordially invites members and their guests to our year-end Holiday Party on Thursday December 13th. Enjoy the festive holiday spirit in our beautiful Headquarters building, which is decorated for the season. Socialize with old friends…meet new friends…sing carols…drink egg nog…or plan your next expedition. Cocktails and dinner will be served.

The evening will include a full bar, egg nog with rum, and prosecco garnished with strawberries. Enjoy passed hors d’oeuvres featuring miniature artichoke bruschetta with shaved parmesan, miniature arancinis, apricot & brie in phyllo and a traditional gravlax station with capers, red onions & chopped egg on a pumperknickel bread. A delicious dinner will follow of roasted filet of beef with bourbon peppercorn sauce, baby new potatoes with lemon zest & rosemary, roasted green beans with kale & mushrooms and winter greens with pears, toasted pecans in a pomegranate vinaigrette. Dessert will include holiday cookies with coffee and tea service, while the musical accompaniment for the evening will be provided by the noted mens singing group, Figgy Puddynge.


Full Premium Bar
— Egg Nog with Rum
— Prosecco with Fresh Strawberry Garnish
— Roasted Nuts

Passed Hors D'oeuvres
6:15pm - 7:30 pm
— Apricot & Brie in Phyllo
— Miniature Artichoke Bruschetta with Fresh Basil & Pecorino Romano
— Traditional Gravlax Station with Capers

Buffet Station
7:00 pm
— Roasted Filet of Beef Tenderloin with Bourbon Peppercorn Sauce
— Baby New Potatoes with Lemon Zest & Rosemary
— Roasted Green Beans with Kale & Mushrooms
— Winter Greens with Pears, Toasted Pecans and a Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Sweet Conclusion
— Christmas Cookies & Biscottis
— Chocolate Mints
— Freshly Brewed Coffee & Tea

Member Ticket price:

$55, after Dec. 7th, $60

Guest Ticket Price:

$55, after Dec. 7th, $60

Student Ticket Price:

$50 for the first 10 Student Members of The Explorers Club

Reservation Notes:

Please call: 212-628-8383

or email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

No refunds will be granted if cancelled after Friday, December 7th


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