Friday March 1, 7:00 PM

HATS OFF TO CCF!

30TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

We kick off Party Parade 2019 with a celebration of CCF’s 30th Anniversary at the beautiful Padua Hills Theater. Enjoy a delicious dinner by Pappas Artisanal, music by the Amanda Castro Band, a silent auction and a raffle from the Diamond Center.

Tickets to all the the remaining parties will be available at this event. 

$75 PER PERSON, ($85 PER PERSON AT THE DOOR)

Select a party to purchase tickets

Friday March 8, 7:00 PM

Classic New Orleans 

Dinner in Six Courses

A six-course dinner of classic New Orleans dishes are presented by Diann Ring and karen rosenthal and served by five claremont City Council members. menu includes: crab remoulade in fillo cups, mini muffalettas, barbecued shrimp, salade with spicy pecans and apples, rustic cajun gumbo, brennan’s beef tournedos, creamy grits, southern greens and bread pudding with whiskey sauce

hosted by diann ring

$125 PER PERSON

Saturday, March 9, 4:00 PM

ARTIST LED TOUR OF ORIGAMI IN THE GARDEN EXHIBIT 

& VIP Reception 

The Grand Finale of the spectacular Origami in the Garden exhibit features an exciting opportunity to meet the artists, Kevin and Jennifer Box of New Mexico, who will discuss their process and give a tour of the pieces in the gardens. A screening of the documentary, “Between the Folds,” will be presented.

A lovely VIP reception completes this special event.

$35 PER PERSON

sponsored by state farm agents

mike gaumer, eric martinez, bob priest, nona tirre

Sunday, March 10, 11:30 AM

Yoga on Tap

at Claremont Craft Ales

This event is designed for all levels of yoga, including beginners and those who just want to try something different! An hour of yoga will be followed by another relaxing practice – beer tasting! A tour of the brewery will take you behind the scenes at Claremont Craft Ales. Yoga begins at 11:30am and the post yoga beer flight and brewery tour starts at 12:45. Bring your own yoga mat.

$35 PER PERSON

Sunday March 10, 6:30 pM

Vom Fass

Craft Cocktail Class 

Cocktail enthusiast & mixologist, Geniece Dibble of Whiskey Loves Basil teaches this hands-on craft cocktail class.Hosted By Kim Peeples.

$65 PER PERSON

Age 21+

Thursday March 14, 6:45 PM

Latin Night: 

Salsa Lessons 

Margaritas 

Long before Dancing with the Stars, the legendary Arthur Murray was teaching the styles of ballroom dancing that are so popular today. Come out and kick it up with a Salsa lesson and enjoy a refreshing Margarita to cool down. Appetizers will be served.

Hosted by Kathryn and steve Hammitt

$35 PER PERSON

Saturday March 16, 6:30 PM

And then There Was Fun!

A Murder Mystery 

Dinner 

This is a 6-course meal with a victim that is six feet under.

Eight hungry detectives will have the opportunity to discover which character they are and which of them will solve who done it during cocktails from 6:30-7:00. Each “detective” will embody their assigned character–one of whom is the killer! Can the others use their (provided) clues to catch the culprit?

Set in a hillside home with panoramic views of Claremont, justice will be served with “just desserts” at the end of the evening!

Hosted by:

Krista Carson Elhai,

Steven Llanusa and

Greg McGoon

$85 PER PERSON

Age 21+

Saturday March 16, 6:00 PM

Noche Cubana: Cócteles, Música Y Comida 

Enjoy an evening of camaraderie, dive into craft cocktails with caribbean flair, sway to the dangerous rhythms of Latin music, delight your taste buds with Cuban style small plates…

and more!

Hosted by Cynthia Cervantes McGuire and Tom McGuire, Susan Guntner, Juli and Dennis Lloyd, Pat and Carlos Samuelson

$75 per person

Age 21+

Sunday, March 17, 4:00PM 

Evening with 

pianist 

Junko Garrett 

Enjoy a relaxing evening of beautiful piano music of Japan-born Junko Ueno Garrett. Ms. Garrett has captivated audiences around the world with her colorful tone, poetry, expressiveness, dynamic technique, and wide range of repertoire. The evening will include wine and a selection of delicious hors d’ouevres.

hosted by Janice Hoffmann

$65 PER PERSON

Thursday March 21, 5:30PM 

Pop-Up Pics & Pies 

As creator and host of the popular Claremont Film Festival, Vince Turner taps into his cache of independent filmmakers for an evening of short films. The screenings will be followed by a lively discussion and delectable pies.

hosted by vince turner

$40 PER PERSON

Saturday March 23, 7:00PM

Vermont Country 

Store: 

RECIPES, HISTORY AND LORE

FROM THE CLASSIC AMERICAN GENERAL STORE 

jOIN US FOR A MULTI-COURSE DINNER THAT CAPTURES THE ESSENCE OF THE ICONIC STORE AND THE SOUL OF THE VERMONT WAY. THE RECIPES FROM THE VERMONT COUNTRY STORE TELL THE STORY OF FIVE GENERATIONS OF SHOPKEEPERS AND FEATURE FRESH-FROM-THE-FARM COOKING THAT IMBUES THE CUISINE OF THE PRESENT WITH A STRONG SENSE OF THE PAST. SO JOIN US AND ESCAPE TO VERMONT AND A SIMPLER, MORE DELICIOUS WAY OF LIFE FROM THE VERMONT COUNTRY STORE. 10 GUESTS MAX.

HOSTED BY MIKE CONKEY AND SHERYL RAGLAND

$125 PER PERSON

Sunday March 24, 11:00AM

Rosé and Croquet  

Spend a Sunday afternoon relaxing in the gardens of this lovely property. Among the brunch selections will be mini-pancakes, French pastries and a rosé bubbly bar. Kick off your shoes and play a game of Bocce Ball, Horseshoes or Croquet for a romp in the fresh Spring air.

Hosted by Louise Brewer and  olga Fernandez

$35 PER PERSON

Thursday, March 28, 6:30 PM

Cheese Cave: 

Wine and Cheese 101

In this class, you’ll learn the basics of four wine and cheese pairings that will enhance your appreciation of cheese for the rest of your life. In cheese as in life, a little knowledge goes a long way.

Cheese Cave is a rustic cheese shop with a global selection.

$25 Per person

Age 21+

Saturday March 30, 4:30PM

Souper Steppers:

A Racewalking demo

and sunset soup supper

Did you know that in the last four years, Claremont Racewalking has trained over a thousand residents, ages 9-90? Come and see what this easy-to-do (yet an Olympic sport) is all about. This event demonstrates the dual benefit of exercise combined with a social element, and highlights the natural progression to gather socially after an exercise event. Just want to eat, drink and socialize? No Problem! you can skip the exercise and come straight to dinner (includes bread, salad, wine, beer and desserts)!

The racewalking demonstration will take place from 4:30-5:30pm at the Claremont High School track, followed by a savory soup dinner at 6pm with sunset views.

HOSTED BY JANICE HOFFMANN AND KAY HELD.

$40 PER PERSON

Friday, April 12 6:00 PM 

Feelin’ Lucky? Poker Night

Ante up and go all in for a rousing evening of

Texas Hold ‘Em Poker.

At the Doubletree Hotel

$50 per person, ($60 at the door)

Age 21+

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