Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Holiday Events

With nine days left until Christmas, you are probably running around finishing up last minute Christmas shopping and trying to figure out where the time has gone. You might also be thinking of all the festive activities you had in mind that you haven’t even gotten to do yet. Well ladies and gentlemen, I have good news for you; there is still plenty of time AND plenty of fun holiday activities to experience before (and after) Santa comes to town! I have provided a list of the remaining holiday activities in the area so that you might find that perfect little something to do. Take a look and see which festive activity you’re interested in!

S'more's and More

Dates: December 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 2015 
Time: 5:00 PM until 6:00 PM
Location: The Hotel at Auburn University 

Come gather around the fire pit on the Ariccia patio for s’mores and hot chocolate with friends and family. S'more's and More will take place every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday in December from 5 - 6 p.m. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting Ariccia at (334) 844-5140. It is $10 per person and complimentary for hotel guests. 

Holly Jolly Mixology Class

Date: December 16, 2015
Time: 5:30 PM until 6:30 PM
Location: The Hotel at Auburn University

Enjoy Christmas cocktails and holiday hors d’ oeuvres while learning how to master holiday classics with our in-house mixologists. Guests will be guided through the proper methods of mixing cocktails and have the opportunity to prepare classic holiday cocktails. Guests receive a special gift to take home at the end of the night. Limited spots available. For reservations, please contact Adam Keeshan at (334) 321-3165 or by email. It will cost $55 per person. 

Children's Gingerbread Class

Date: December 19, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM
Location: The Hotel at Auburn University

Experience the magic of the holiday season by creating a gingerbread house.  Executive Sous Chef, Brandon Burleson, will assist your child in assembling and decorating a gingerbread house. The class includes all materials, refreshments and the gingerbread house. Immediately following the class, children are invited to gather round the hotel’s Gingerbread Village to listen to holiday stories told by Santa. For reservations, contact Anna Kent at (334) 321-3175. It is $35 per child.

Christmas Dinner

Date: December 24 - December 25, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM
Location: The Hotel at Auburn University

Let The Hotel at Auburn University's culinary team do the cooking for you and enjoy a delicious four course holiday meal in Ariccia. Reservations highly recommended and can be made by contacting Ariccia at (334) 844-5140. It will cost $39 for adults and $19 for children. The Hotel at Auburn University is located at 241 South College Street.

New Year's Eve Celebration

Date: December 31, 2015
Time: 5:30 PM until 1:00 AM
Location: The Hotel at Auburn University

Ring in 2016 with a five course sharing menu in Ariccia, a champagne toast at midnight and live jazz in piccolo. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting Ariccia at (334) 844.5140. Dinner seating will take place between 5:30 - 11 p.m. Live jazz will begin at 9 p.m. It will cost $60 per person to attend. 

If you have any questions about the activities listed, be sure to call (334) 887-8747 or email info@aotourism.com. I hope you are able to enjoy these fun activities and spend quality time with your loved ones. 

I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year!