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Plan Your Holiday at The Ranch
November 21 - January 1
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Plan Your Holiday at The Ranch
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Holiday
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November 21 - January 1
Enjoy a season of festive meals, holiday crafting workshops, candle lighting, caroling, hot cider & holiday cookies, and all your favorite Ranch traditions and celebrations.

 

HOLIDAY CRAFT WORKSHOPS

Various Dates (Visit carmelvalleyranch.com/play-for-all-ages/activity-calendar for days and times.)
River Ranch Retreat Room

‘Tis the season to get crafty! Make mementos and personalized gifts—from bath bombs to gingerbread houses—in these fun, holiday-themed workshops.

60 MINUTES; $55 PER PERSON; 12 & UNDER WITH ADULT; RECOMMENDED FOR AGES 6+. CALL 831.626.2577 FOR RESERVATIONS.


NIGHTLY HANUKKAH MENORAH LIGHTING

Sun., Dec. 22 – Mon., Dec. 10, 5:00 pm
Lodge Lobby

Help us celebrate the eight days of Hanukkah. Each night, we’ll light our beautiful menorah in the Lodge lobby. Dreidels welcome!

COMPLIMENTARY; NO RESERVATIONS NECESSARY.


HANUKKAH PARTY

Sun., Dec. 29, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Golf Clubhouse

Come down to the Clubhouse for our annual celebration of the Festival of Lights. Enjoy games, crafts, storytelling, and—of course—latkes and other traditional noshes. Guests of all faiths are welcome.

COMPLIMENTARY; CALL 831.626.2577 FOR RESERVATIONS.


ANNUAL NUTCRACKER HOLIDAY TEA

Sat., Dec. 21, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Redwood & Oak Ballrooms

Meet the stars of Dance Kids of Monterey’s The Nutcracker and learn a scene from the famous ballet. This unique annual event combines performance, participation, storytelling, and even sword fighting! Afternoon tea and savories will be served, along with sparkling wine for adults. Proceeds benefit Dance Kids of Monterey County, a nonprofit organization giving dance and theater arts opportunities to local youth.

$65 ADULTS, $50 CHILDREN 12 & UNDER

FOR RESERVATIONS, CALL 831.626.2577 OR CLICK TO BOOK TICKETS

 


“TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS”

Tue., Dec. 24, 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Lodge Lobby

Gather round the Lobby hearth for a very toasty tradition—the reading of the classic tale of magic and wonder, followed by our festive Christmas Carolers singing all your seasonal favorites.

COMPLIMENTARY; NO RESERVATIONS NECESSARY.


FAMILY-FRIENDLY NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY

Tue., Dec. 31, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm 
Redwood & Oak Ballrooms

Enjoy a progressive buffet experience featuring natural prime rib of beef, ocean-fresh shellfish, locally grown vegetables, and many more delectable dishes. Bring your dancing shoes as our DJ kicks off the party for the young and the young at heart. Includes a sparkling-wine or apple-cider toast at 9:00 pm for an East Coast Countdown to 2020.

$95++ ADULTS, $40++ CHILDREN AGES 6-12, AGES 5 & UNDER COMPLIMENTARY; FOR RESERVATIONS PLEASE CALL 831.626.2599.


CELEBRATE NEW YEAR’S EVE AT VALLEY KITCHEN

Tue., Dec. 31
Live guitar 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm; Jazz Band 8:00 pm – 12:00 am

Enjoy Chef Wood’s festive a la carte creations of roasted holiday chestnut soup, vegetarian hazelnut chimi churri (GF), oysters & caviar from Morro Bay Oyster Company, wild prawns & black-truffle gnocchi, prime NY steak & lobster with Monterey red abalone sauce, and sprouted parsley salad. Includes a sparkling-wine toast at midnight to ring in 2020.

A LA CART PRICING; FOR RESERVATIONS PLEASE CALL 831.626.2599.

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