December Special Potluck Meetup: Holiday

Our December pick is the hilarious and witty 1938 film, Holiday.

A young man (Carey Grant) falls in love with a girl (Doris Nolan) from a rich family. His unorthodox plan to go on holiday for the early years of his life is met with skepticism by everyone except for his fiancee's eccentric sister (Katharine Hepburn) and long suffering brother (Lew Ayres).

Special Holiday Potluck!

Instead of the usual format, we will not be ordering food this month. Instead, we'll be eating Christmas potluck dinner before the movie and dessert after. The entrees (maybe a turkey and ham, depending on time and funds) will be supplied. Sound off in the comments below to let us know what side dish, dessert or drink you'll be bringing. Try not to bring something that multiple people are already listed as bringing. Suggested budget $10-$15. There is be no fee for this screening since we aren't ordering out any food.

Suggested items: Turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, roast vegetables, salad, wine, beer, pumpkin pie, cake, ice cream, etc.

There is a fridge, freezer, a toaster oven and a microwave but they're not very big so try to bring your food ready-to-eat if possible.

PARKING AND ENTRANCE TO THE REAR.

NOTE THE EARLIER MEETUP TIME.

Please respect the RSVP. If you find later that you can't make it, there is usually a waiting list, so please be kind enough to change your RSVP to make room for someone else and also keep our potluck planning accurate. Thanks!

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  • Dayna

    Thank you to Adam & Jessica for all your efforts to make
    the movie happen--it was really nice to meet & chat with
    some new people & it turned out to be a terrific potluck--
    I'll plan on returning next month to meet with you!
    Happy Holidays to everyone!

    December 22, 2013

  • Krystle

    Ohhh now I wished we had stopped by. I just assumed by the time we got there, the movie would've started. Wanted to see all ur pretty faces :) that's what I get for assuming :P

    December 22, 2013

  • Adam W.

    Lame that the computer crapped out, especially after I made extra precautions to prevent such things, but tonight was the perfect night for the failure since we ate and talked for an extended time anyway. Sometimes it's nice to just hang out. Thanks everyone and see you next time.

    3 · December 21, 2013

    • Victoria Pohlmann D.

      I had such a lovely time talking with warm intelligent people...I'm so happy to have found this group and appreciate all your hard work...gonna add Holiday to my Netflix queue!

      December 21, 2013

  • Kristi

    *Watsons*, I mean. Thanks, auto-correct.

    December 21, 2013

  • Kristi

    Yes, I agree. It must have been meant to be. Poor Jess was the only one who didn't get to socialize much because she was trying to get the materials for plan B. Thanks to the Watson's for trying hard for us, and I am thankful for getting to hang out with old friends and new ones tonight! Happy Holidays, everyone!

    1 · December 21, 2013

  • gloria s.

    I want to say that I had a great time meeting a bunch of great people. OK so we didn't get to see the movie........but who cares, it was a great way to meet the group. So I will see you all next month in the new year. Happy Holidays and I'll see you soon

    3 · December 21, 2013

  • Neil C.

    Ok, the computer did crap out, but the pot-luck was great and we did get to spend some time conversing and sharing with friends and new aquantances. Over all, a great evening!

    December 21, 2013

  • Janet W.

    People and food great. Sadly, problems with the dvd player, so no movie :(

    December 21, 2013

  • Krystle

    Ughhh frustrated we couldn't make it, even made the mashed potatoes...but we wouldn't make it in time, bummer :( well everyone Merry Xmas and Happy Holidays :D

    December 21, 2013

  • Jennifer

    I will bring a bottle of wine and sods

    December 21, 2013

  • Nora M.

    Whoops, sorry I haven't posted yet. I'm bringing some mac n' cheese and Italian pasta salad. And a bag of kettle-cooked popcorn drizzled in peppermint fudge I stumbled on tonight. You're welcome.

    December 21, 2013

  • megan p.

    Adam & I will miss all of you!!! At the same time, we're excited to pick up my parents on Saturday and spend time with them! Happy Christmas to all of you!

    December 20, 2013

    • Krystle

      Good to see you Merry Xmas!

      December 20, 2013

  • Krystle

    Probably will bring mash potatoes...think that'll work :)

    December 20, 2013

  • Nancy Dori W.

    I'm changing from stuffin muffins to wine

    November 28, 2013

  • Tom W.

    Just food for one tho, as usual :)

    December 10, 2013

    • Adam W.

      Please comment with what you'll be bringing for potluck.

      December 18, 2013

    • Tom W.

      O ya - Nancy says we're bringing a lamb stew sort of thing in a crock pot - probably for more than one person ;)

      December 18, 2013

  • Laura P.

    I'll be bringing Teriyaki turkey drumettes.

    December 18, 2013

  • Adam W.

    If you haven't commented on what you'll be bringing to the potluck please do so ASAP, and if you have any +1's let us know what they'll be bringing too, thanks!

    December 18, 2013

  • Janet W.

    I will be there late but I will bring a dessert with me.

    December 18, 2013

  • gloria s.

    Going to bring a couple of pies.

    December 16, 2013

  • Bill E.

    I will prepare a green bean casserole

    December 16, 2013

  • Deborah S.

    I want to one day join in! Dec is nuts right now. I embarked on an Avon odyssey. I know the building has great energy, great love and great meet ups. That little Southern Belle , our beloved Kristi, charmed where Washington meets Delaware! Merry Christmas everybody! Namaste

    December 15, 2013

  • ellen

    Sorry to cancel again...was in an auto accident today and am laid up. A mess...both me and my car.

    December 3, 2013

    • Kristi

      Oh no! I hope you are ok and all will be well again soon! Keep us posted on your progress.

      December 4, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi. Joined your group, but unfortunately won't be able to make it to the Dec meeting, and perhaps even the Jan one, as I have to travel. Please keep me on the list though. Thanks.

    December 2, 2013

    • Adam W.

      No problem, I never remove anyone from the group anyway. Hope to meet you in February.

      December 2, 2013

  • Donna K

    I am SO sorry I cannot attend! It is too late in December, and I will be off to northern California to see family for the holidays. I hope to see all of you in January!

    1 · December 1, 2013

    • Nora M.

      Aw, bummer, sorry to miss ya, but have a very happy holiday season and New Year! Hope to see you in January as well!

      December 2, 2013

  • Amy R.

    I'll bring ambrosia salad dessert (so I'll need to use the refrigerator).

    December 1, 2013

  • ellen

    I wil bring a fruit dessert and a bottle of wine.

    December 1, 2013

  • Dayna

    I can bring pumpkin pie & homemade cranberries

    December 1, 2013

  • Neil C.

    I'm bringing good ol' fashioned American potato salad. So there.

    November 27, 2013

    • Annie

      If you make it in America, it automatically becomes American.

      November 28, 2013

    • Neil C.

      Yep! Also if you buy it at an American supermarket...

      November 28, 2013

  • Nancy Dori W.

    I will bring stuffin muffins.

    November 27, 2013

  • Victoria Pohlmann D.

    I will bring cookies

    November 27, 2013

  • beth

    I'm bringing roasted veggies.

    November 27, 2013

  • Annie

    I will bring a chicken pasta salad.

    November 27, 2013

  • Kristi

    Also, this mont for the potluck, we plan to eat the main meal before the movie, and have dessert during our discussion afterward, so don't shy away from bringing hot dishes if you'd like to.

    November 27, 2013

  • Kristi

    Yes, guys, for now, please just post either a side dish or dessert you'd like to bring. We need a few of each, so check out the comment section and see what has already been spoken for. The entrees (maybe a turkey and ham, depending on time and funds) will be supplied. More details to follow. Thanks!

    November 27, 2013

  • Linda

    I will bring a spinach salad

    November 27, 2013

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