johnâ€™s island club 2015 Holiday Season
2015 Holiday Season The Holiday Season at John’s Island Club is extraordinary. Specially-designed activities to deepen family connections and friendships dominate the calendar, providing ample opportunities to foster new memories for all. Just imagine. . . . . .having the entire family together to enjoy a delicious traditional Thanksgiving feast. . . .singing carols with Gail at the piano as the Club’s Christmas tree lights “officially” start the 2015 holidays. . . .watching the reaction of the newest family member’s first visit with Santa. . . .teen cousins learning to hang ten on a surfboard. . . .discovering family “fierceness” in the holiday golf scramble or family tennis open. . . .three generations sharing lunch and old family tales while doing crafts. . . .toasting friendship, old and new, on New Year’s Eve. . . .and more fabulous memories just waiting to happen! This guide details the many holiday festivities at John’s Island Club, from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve. Use it to help plan your holidays at John’s Island Club, and then just watch the magical memories happen!
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19 Winemakerâ€™s Dinner, Domaine de Reuilly Winery, France 6 p.m. in the Ballroom MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23 Breakfast in Rafters 7 - 10 a.m., available 7 days a week WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25 Beachside Bingo, 3 p.m. at the Beach Club Music in Rafters with Paul Skyland, 8 p.m. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26 Surf Clinic, 9 a.m. on the Beach
Etiquette Luncheon, 10 a.m. Beverage Dive, 3 p.m. at the Pool Family Kids Movie, 6 p.m. in the Cave Cornhole & Cocktails Tournament 6 p.m. on the Beach Club Lawn The Mix 6 p.m. on the Beach Club Lawn SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28 Stand Up Paddleboard Clinic, 9 a.m. on the Beach Kids Fall Festival, 1 - 4 p.m. on the Beach Club Lawn
Pro Kids Show Music, magic, stories and comedy! at the Beach Club Lawn, 10 a.m.
Sandcastle Building, 3 p.m. on the Beach
Thanksgiving Dinner at the Golf Club Reservations from 12 - 8:30 p.m.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29 Steel Drum Poolside, 1 - 4 p.m.
Music in Rafters, Mr. Motown, 9 p.m.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27 Skim Clinic, 9 a.m. on the Beach www.johnsislandclub.org
Thanksgiving Day Dinner at the Golf Club
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26 Reservations from 12 - 8:30 p.m. Executive Chef John Farnsworthâ€™s Annual Thanksgiving Feast will feature all your favorite holiday foods for you and your family to enjoy! Adults, $86 Children ages 5 - 10, $50 Ages 4 and under, free Jackets required for gentlemen Also available at the Beach Club: a la carte lunch, 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. a la carte dinner featuring Traditional Thanksgiving Entrees 5:30 - 9:00 p.m. Reservations are recommended www.johnsislandclub.org
Thanksgiving Day Pro Kids Show at the Beach Club
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26 Bring the whole family for a magical show full of fun and entertainment!
Etiquette Luncheon at the Golf Club
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Ballroom Miss Manners is here to show your children the basic rules of proper etiquette, common sense and a healthy dose of the Golden Rule
Continental breakfast from 9:30 - 11 a.m. Show at 10 a.m.
Kids Fall Festival on the Beach Club Lawn
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28 Pick your own pumpkin from our “patch” to paint, jump around in a bounce house and get your fingers sticky with caramel apples $15 per child
Open seven days a week, all day! The Cave was designed for youths to enjoy unsupervised activities. Some of the great amenities available are: WiFi Netflix movies Xbox Foosball Pool Table Ping Pong Table Food Service 60” HDTV for Movies and Sports Air Hockey
Golf Free Clinic Mondays in November Session 1: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Session 2: 1 - 2 p.m. Check the Golf Book for locations Ladies Golf School November 14, West Course, 9 a.m to 2 p.m. 9 and Dine November 15 & December 6, 3 p.m. 9 Hole Twilight November 22 & December 13, 3 p.m. Junior Golf Program November 24-28 December 22-24, 26-31, January 2 Ages 5-8: 9:15-9:45 a.m. Ages 9-12: 10-10:45 a.m. Ages 13-16: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Friday Clinics December 4, 11, 18, North & South Courses 1 - 2:30 p.m. Beginners Golf School December 7, West Course, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. One-Day Menâ€™s Member-Guest Friday, December 11, West Course, 9 a.m. Holiday Family Scramble December 27, South Course Christmas Cup December 29, West Course, 12:30 p.m.
Racquets & Mallets Junior Tennis Clinics November 23-28 (except Thanksgiving) December 21 - January 5 (except Christmas) Ages 3-6: 10-10:45 a.m. Ages 7-12: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Ages 13-16: 3-4 p.m. Cardio Tennis Clinics November 23, 25, 27 from 7-8 a.m. November 24, 28 4-5 p.m. December 21, 23, 28, 30, January 1 from 7-8 a.m. December 22, 24, 26, 29, 31, January 2 from 4-5 p.m.
Silver Bells Mini Croquet Tournament Sunday, December 13 Christmas Family Tournament Saturday, December 26, 1-3 p.m. Junior Club Championships (ages 8 and over) Wednesday, December 30 12-4 p.m. New Yearâ€™s Day Round Robin Friday, January 1 from 1-3 p.m.
Drills, Thrills and Spills Saturday, November 28, 3-5 p.m. Professional Exhibition Match Monday, November 30 from 3:30 - 5 p.m. Monday, December 28 from 3:30 - 5 p.m.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30 Christmas Tree Lighting, 5:30 p.m. at the Golf Club MONDAY, DECEMBER 14 Trivia Challenge, 6 p.m. at the Golf Club TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15 Angel Tree Celebration, 5 - 6 p.m. in the Ballroom SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20 Stand Up Paddleboard Clinic, 9 a.m. at the Beach MONDAY, DECEMBER 21 Beachside Bingo, 3 p.m. at the Beach Club WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23 Christmas Cupcake & Cookie Creations 10 - 11:30 a.m. in the Ballroom Ages 10 and under, parent required Christmas Family Bingo 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Ballroom THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24 Pictures with Santa, 4 - 6 p.m. at the Beach Club Christmas Eve Buffet at the Golf Club 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. with the Charles Dickens Carolers www.johnsislandclub.org
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25 Christmas Dinners 3 - 8:30 p.m. in the Ballrooms 4 - 8:30 p.m. in the Grille Room SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26 Stand Up Paddleboard Clinic 9 a.m. at the Beach Family Fun Day at the Beach Club Lawn, 11 a.m. Beverage Dive, 3 p.m. at the Beach Club Pool Kids Movie, 6 p.m. in the Cave Cornhole & Cocktails, 6 p.m. on the Beach Club Lawn The Mix, 6 p.m. on the Beach Club Lawn Pasta Night, 5:30 p.m. at the Beach Club Music in Rafters, 9 p.m. with Mr. Motown SUNDAY, DECEMBER 27 Steel Drum Poolside, 1 - 4 p.m. Sunday Brunch at the Beach Club 10 a.m. Reservations: 772-234-3011
MONDAY, DECEMBER 28 Beachside Bingo, 3 p.m. at the Beach Club
Skim Board Clinic, 9 a.m. on the Beach Kids Movie, 6 p.m. in the Cave
Jingle Bell Jamboree 6 - 9 p.m. at the Golf Club Staging Area
Music in Rafters with MJ Wicker, 8 p.m.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29 Sandcastle Building, 3 p.m. on the Beach
SATURDAY, JANUARY 2 Surf Clinic, 9 a.m. on the Beach
Music in Rafters, Paul Skyland, 8 p.m.
Beverage Dive, 3 p.m. at the Pool
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30 Beachside Bingo, 3 p.m. at the Beach Club
Steel Drum Poolside, 1 - 4 p.m.
Family Trivia, 6 p.m. in the Beach Club Tent THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31 NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION AT THE BEACH CLUB 5:30 p.m. Pasta Night Buffet & a la Carte Menu NEW YEAR’S EVE AT THE GOLF CLUB 5:30 p.m a la Carte Menu FRIDAY, JANUARY 1 Polar Bear Plunge, 9 a.m. on the Beach
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30 in the Living Room, 5:30 p.m. Gather your loved ones and join us for the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. A great way to start the Christmas season
Five O’clock Hour Angel Tree Celebration TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15 in the Ballroom, 5 - 6 p.m. Join us for this annual tradition of gift offerings to our local community
Signature bar and light hors d’oeuvres Gail Mercer will play the piano
A marvelous musical program provided by Gary Miller and the Indian River Charter High School will follow
Make your reservations for dinner in the Grille Room afterwards
Cocktail service available immediately after the performance. Don’t forget to make your dinner reservations!
Christmas Cupcake & Cookie Creations WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23 in the Ballroom, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Everyone knows Santa loves his cookies, the more frosting the better! Ages 10 and under, a parent is required $10 per child
Pictures with Santa & Christmas Eve Caroling THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24 at the Beach Club, 4 to 6 p.m. Bring the kids to the Beach Club for pictures with Santa while enjoying eggnog, cookies and Christmas stories Afterwards, join us at the Golf Club for Christmas Eve Buffet with the Charles Dickens Carolers Or make Beach Club reservations for a la carte dining
Christmas Eve Buffet
Christmas Day Dinners
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24 Reservations from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25 Reservations from 3 - 8:30 p.m. in the Ballrooms 4 - 8:30 p.m. in the Grille Rooms
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The Charles Dickens Carolers will fill the air with joyous Christmas cheer Adults, $86 Children ages 5 - 10, $50 Ages 4 and under, free Jackets required for gentlemen
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Executive Chef John Farnsworth will once again create a magnificent, not to be missed, Christmas feast! Adults, $86 Children ages 5 to 10, $50 Ages 4 and under, free Jackets required for gentlemen
Jingle Bell Jamboree at the Golf Cart Staging Area MONDAY, DECEMBER 28 6 - 9 p.m. Enjoy rides, games and all your “hot-off-the-grill” favorites, accompanied by fruit, various salads, sides and novelty ice cream Adults, $65 Children ages 5 - 10, $45 Ages 4 and under, free Casual attire
Entertainment at the Beach Club Where the party doesn’t stop!
MUSIC IN RAFTERS Wednesday, November 25, 8 p.m. Saturday, November 28, 9 p.m. Saturday, December 26, 9 p.m. Tuesday, December 29, 8 p.m. Friday, January 1, 8 p.m. STEEL DRUM POOLSIDE, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, November 29 Sunday, December 27 Saturday, January 2
Family Fun Day at the Beach Club Lawn
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bounce Houses, Slides, Fun & Games Music, Snacks & More!
Family Trivia & Dinner at the Beach Club Tent
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30 6 p.m. Itâ€™s Trivia Time with a festive twist, complete with Family Style Fried Chicken Dinner $60 per person
New Year’s Eve Celebration at the Beach Club
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31 New Year’s Eve Celebration at the Beach Club Tent Entertainment by Rivertown Band 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. $60 per person Event Fee Separate reservations are required for dinner and the New Year’s Eve Celebration 5:30 p.m. Pasta Night Buffet & a la Carte Menu 5:30 p.m. Rafters a la Carte Menu ID is required for alcoholic beverages! www.johnsislandclub.org
New Year’s Eve at the Golf Club THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31 5:30 p.m. a la Carte Menu Entertainment by Joe Scott Band, 6 - 10 p.m. $15 per person Event Fee Entertainment by Gail Mercer in the Living Room and Library 8:00 p.m.
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New Year’s Day at the Beach Club will feature a la carte menu, no Pasta Night Reservations: 772-234-3011
John’s Island Club 3 John’s Island Drive Vero Beach, FL 32963
The John's Island Club's holiday brochure featuring November and December events