Thursday, December 29, 2011

1/6/12 - A Tour of Libations & Traditions!

Whether you call it 12th Night, Little Christmas, Three Kings Day, or Epiphany, January 6 is celebrated with a wide array of customs around the world.

Join us as we celebrate 12th Night at the U. Club on January 6 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. with a wine tasting presented by Capital Wine. Greg will offer a selection of wines from Italy, Spain, Portugal, France, and Germany, as well as spirits from England and Ireland. Learn a little about how each country celebrates on January 6, and receive a coupon good for 16% off your next purchase at Capital Wine - just for showing up!

Stay for live music in the Grille Room from 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. with MotherJudge. MotherJudge blends influences of jazz, blues, country, bluegrass and folk to bring a unique Americana music experience alive in every show. Sublime vocals, the best musicians, and a deep songbook of originals and covers bring it all home.

THIS JUST IN: Mother Judge will be performing with her husband, the magnificent guitarist Sten Isachsen, and percussionist extraordinaire Mote Matson!

On the first Friday of each month, the University Club celebrates the arts and culture in Albany by serving as a 1st Friday venue. One need not be a member to enjoy live music, dinner and dancing in the Grille Room, dress is casual, and cash and major credit cards are accepted. The performance and tasting are free and dinner will be served until 9:00 p.m., please call 518-463-1151 for reservations!

Download a PDF to preview the tasting notes.

Monday, December 19, 2011

State of the State Luncheon - Jan. 4, 2012

One of the great traditions of the University Club, the viewing of the State of the State address on the big screen TV, will take place on Wednesday, January 4th.

The U. Club will serve a hot and cold buffet from 11:30 - 1:00 p.m., then watch Governor Cuomo's presentation at 1:00 p.m.

This event is open to members and their guests, and is on track to sell out this year. Please call 518-463-1151 now for reservations -- first come, first served.

$12 for members, total cost with tax and service charge is $15. Beverages and dessert additional.

We hope you'll join us as we kick off the Legislative Session with good food and good company!