Archive for the ‘Geiser Grand’ Category

Mystery of the Eclipse Explained

Thursday, April 6th, 2017
August 19, 2017
5:00 pm
8:00 pm
August 20, 2017
8:00 am
11:00 am
5:00 pm
8:00 pm
August 21, 2017
7:30 am

Join us in welcoming resident Space Scientists Jayne Aubele and Larry S. Crumpler as they give us context and understanding for the amazing Eclipse! Jayne is the Adult Programs/Educator/Geologist and Larry the Curator for the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science. They’ve published many books and papers and won prestigous awards such as the NASA Achievement Award. They’ll be doing presentations and taking Q&A at seven presentations. Dinner 5p and 8p Saturday and Sunday, Brunch Sunday 8a and 11p Monday 7:30a. $50 Dinner, $40 Brunch Limited seats, so please call for tickets as soon as you can!

Dinner Menu
Local Greens Salad
Choice of Prime Rib with roasted red potatoes and seasonal vegetables or Seafood Cioppino

Brunch Menu
Fresh Fruit Cup
Choice of Housemade Quiche or Steel Cut Oatmeal with all the accouterments

We’re dazzled by our Planetary Geologists’ backgrounds:
Jayne is Senior Educator/Geologist for the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science. She has two masters degrees, one in geology and one in planetary science and is working on a long-overdue Ph.D. As a geologist, she has focused on volcanoes and has mapped and researched the geology of New Mexico and the southwest (in person) and of the Moon, Mars and Venus (remotely). Prior to coming to the Museum, she was a research scientist and Program Manager for NASA’s Space Grant Program at Brown University. She has published a large number of scientific papers, popular articles about science for the general public, and science curricula for K-12 teachers. She has taught earth and space science topics to K-12 students, K-12 teachers, and the adult public. She was asked to write the entry on “Earth” for the MacMillan Encyclopedia of Space Science and has authored or co-authored chapters in books including Volcanoes of North America, The Geology of Mars, and the Field Guide to the Sandia Mountains. She was technical advisor and on-air geologist for the NM-PBS program, The Sandias. She is past-President and current board member of the New Mexico Academy of Science, and is a Fellow of the Geological Society of America

New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
Research Interests: Volcanology, magma ascent and eruption mechanics/ physics of volcanic emplacement processes and volcanic landscape processes, especially using New Mexico examples; application of field geologic mapping and the analysis of recent volcanic structures and deposits; and application of numerical modeling to the interpretation of physical processes of volcanism. Planetary Science, Comparative planetary volcanology of Mars, Venus, Earth; use of planetary data to understand volcanic processes from well-preserved planetary examples; exploration of Mars with surface landers and rovers. Participant in operations and science analysis of Viking Orbiter, Magellan, Odyssey, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, and, currently, Mars Exploration Rover missions.

Copper Belt Winemakers Dinner

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
November 4, 2017
5:00 pmto10:00 pm

Copper Belt Winemakers Dinner 
Before dinner, Winemaker Travis Cook will give class at 5p.
Then at 7p, Enjoy a five course meal with Barbara Sidway, Hotel Owner and Travis Cook.

Appetizer  Ranchers Red

Mushrooms stuffed with housemade pork and chicken sausage

Soup Seafood Chowder -Ranchers White

Salad Iceberg Wedge with house made bleu cheese 2016 Pinot Noir Rose

Entrée Certified Angus Prime Rib, medium. Best of the local ranches, aged 30 days, marinated and smoked in house 2015 Syrah

Dessert Whiskey Bread Pudding 2016 Reisling

$75 per person inclusive of wines

Buffalo Feeding

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
March 12, 2017
10:30 amto2:30 pm

See these majestic iconic animals up close and personal as you ride the feed wagon into the herds.We’ll leave the Hotel about 10:30am, travel on a scenic byway to a ranch nestled up against the Wallowa Mountains, return as you wish, about 2:30pm

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
January 7, 2017
3:00 pmto6:00 pm

Lodmell Cellars Wine Dinner  

Join winery owner Kristi Lodmell and enjoy a five course meal. Lodmell Cellars is one of Walla Walla’s finest wineries.


Passed Canapes 

Caprese: local cherry tomato/mozzarella/basil on stick

House Smoked Salmon and local cucumber on sourdough baguette

Mushrooms stuffed with housemade sausage

Soup Seafood Chowder

Salad Iceberg Wedge with house made bleu cheese

Entrée Certified Angus Prime Rib, medium. Best of the local ranches, aged 30 days, marinated and smoked in house

Dessert Whiskey Bread Pudding

$75 per person inclusive

Twilight Parade

Thursday, October 6th, 2016
December 2, 2017
5:00 pmto6:00 pm

charming illuminated parade on Main Street; Santa is sure to arrive by horse drawn sleigh!

Christmas Treats

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
December 16, 2016 11:00 pmtoDecember 30, 2016 11:00 pm

holidaymilkandcookiesSanta’s helpers bake cookies and deliver nightly to every room guest, with a glass of milk or cup of tea and big serving of holiday cheer. No charge, our holiday treat for you!

Salute to Veterans

Sunday, September 25th, 2016
November 12, 2017
7:00 amto9:00 pm

We invite our Veterans (retired and active duty) to enjoy a complimentary meal as a token of our gratitude for their service to our country. That’s breakfast lunch or dinner! Must call ahead for reservations so we can staff to serve you well.

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Sunday, September 25th, 2016
November 12, 2016
10:00 pm

Three course elegant dinner and murder mystery show. $100/plate Fundraiser for the Eastern Oregon Regional Theatre to restore Baker City’s historic Orpheum Theatre

Witches Weekend

Monday, September 12th, 2016
October 20, 2017 6:00 pmtoOctober 22, 2017 6:00 pm

Seance by Delphi Oracle Society Saturday 7pm, followed by “The Witching Hour” 9-11p in the Bar. Sunday is the Black Hat High Tea. Get your inner witch on!

Pasta Night

Thursday, January 14th, 2016
February 3, 2016
5:00 pmto9:00 pm

prawnpastaChoose from dozens of the best ingredients as our Chef team sautees up a storm. $18 includes really generous portion (yes, you may get a to go box), plus salad  and fresh baked sourdough boule. Back by popular demand !  Reserve your table , 5p-9p