Published on December 3, 2014

LADIES CHRISTMAS BRIDGE Thursday, December 11 $18 per person, 10:15am-12:30pm: Bridge in the Ballroom, Lunch to follow, Cocktails by Member Ticket, Reservations Re- quired Ladies Christmas Bridge, a tradition that celebrates the holiday season in true Carmel fashion, will be in the Ballroom, starting at 10:15am. Enjoy Carmel coffee service and sweets prepared by our fabulous Pastry department, followed by lunch at 1pm, to include a Holiday Mixed Green Salad, a Seared Beef Tenderloin, Au Gratin Potatoes, Haricot Verts, Madeira Jus and the traditional Holiday Yule Log for dessert. Twelve bridge prizes and twelve door prizes will be awarded. Please bring $1 to contribute to prizes. **No Ladies Bridge on December 18 or December 25 or Janu- ary 1, 2015. Ladies Thursday Bridge will resume on January 8, 2015 THE CARMEL COUNTRY CLUB HOLIDAY FORMAL Saturday, December 13 6:30pm Cocktails & Hors D’oeuvres in the Club Lounge 7:30pm Dinner, $135 per person, inclusive of food & open bar Dress: Black Tie, Valet Parking Available, Members Only You are cordially invited to join us for the official highlight of the holiday social season, the annual Carmel Country Club Christmas Formal. Prepare for an evening of fine dining and dancing the night away! Sol Fusion will be in the Ballroom and the Bill Cummings’ Jazz Trio will be in the Grill. Photographer Gregg Owen will be in action to capture your red carpet mo- ment for this elegant event. Celebrate the holiday season in Carmel style with an evening steeped in tradition and sophis- tication! Social Events HOLIDAY GIFTS TO GO! Need more time to bake those holiday gifts? Store- bought teacher gifts seem a bit stale? Carmel has the answer for you! Pastry Chef Lauren Bland, has created Gifts to Go, Carmel Style: home-baked delicacies pack- aged, styled and tied with a holiday ribbon-the perfect gift to give this Christmas season. Cranberry Orange Coffee Cake, $20 and a dozen traditional Chocolate- Dipped Shortbread Cookies, only, $8. 24 hour advance notice is needed. Please contact Carmel’s Front Office to place your order. SOLD OUT GRILL & CLUBHOUSE HOLIDAY HOURS The Clubhouse (including the Fitness Center and Men’s Grill) will close at 3pm on Christmas Eve. The Grill & Clubhouse will be closed on Christ- mas Day and will reopen on Thursday, December 26. The Grill & Clubhouse will be open from 11am - 3pm on Christmas Eve for lunch. The Grill and Clubhouse will be closed on New Year’s Day, Thursday, January 1, 2014. Carmel will reopen on Friday, January 2.