Events 2018

January-March:  We close for winter break January-March. However, if you are interested in booking a private event, we try to be flexible.  Give Mindy a call. 312-504-8705.

April 5:  Happy Hour Resumes at J. Paul’s on Thursdays from 5pm-8pm with a special $5 food and drink menu. Live music on many Thursdays!

April 2018:  Kirby Guest Loyalty Room Package:  If you have been a Kirby hotel guest before, book a Deluxe Room during the month of April and receive a second night on the house. A gourmet breakfast is included both days.  We would love to see you again.

April 18:  The After Tax Day Cocktail Hour …You are either celebrating or crying.  Don’t be alone.  Drown your sorrows in complimentary truffle fries and Cava (Champagne for the rich).

April 22:  Earth Day at J.Paul’s:  Enjoy our fresh ramps pasta at J. Paul’s.  Ramps are only available for 2 weeks so get them while they last and pair this delicious dish with our savory garden herb cocktails.

May 4 :  Celebrate J. Paul’s 3rd year anniversary with Somms and Sliders #3.  Give your taste buds a treat and enjoy our tasting menu of 6 sliders and 6 wines from 5pm-7pm. Think Spring.

May 5:  Kentucky Kirby Derby at J. Paul’s…Mint Juleps, Boozy Kirby Derby Shakes and we’ll even throw in a Cinco de Mayo Margarita. 5pm.  Wear your hats.  It’s a revelry.

May 13:  Mother’s Day Brunch: Make your reservation now for our annual Mother’s Day Brunch. Local photographer Kym Heiser will be taking complimentary photos of your group for your mom.  Don’t miss the fun. $40 pp includes our buffet brunch and. a Lavender Bellini. 10am-2pm.

May 11-13: Mother’s Day Weekend Package: Book a Deluxe Room on Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12 and receive Sunday Mother’s Day Brunch for 2 on us and chocolates and flowers in your room for mom.  Local photographer, Kym Heiser will be taking photos of your group to give to Mom as a special gift.  Call us for a reservation now.

May 5-13:  Tulip Time Festival:  Visit Holland’s Tulip Festival. Stay close to Holland, yet far from the crowds in relaxing Douglas, MI.  Grab a friend and book 2 rooms with us and we will set up your own private Cocktail + Hors D’oeuvres party.  Call Mindy directly to book.

May 18-20:  The Age of Asparagus Weekend:  Calling all foodies…. Celebrate Michigan’s Asparagus Harvest at The Kirby with asparagus omelettes for breakfast, late afternoon spring tapas and wine tasting class, and guess what’s for dinner? Book with us 2 nights on the weekend of May 18 and all asparagus specials are on us! Live the Green Life. Michigan asparagus event, of course, depends on the crops.)

May 25-27:  Memorial Day Room Package:  Book a Deluxe Room on Friday, May 25, Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27 and Monday, Memorial Day is on us! Call Mindy now at 269-857-5472.   Breakfast each morning is included in your stay. A complimentary afternoon wine tasting is also included.

June  4-10:  Restaurant Week:  Join J. Paul’s @ The Kirby along with several other neighborhood restaurants in Saugatuck, Douglas, and Fennville for Restaurant Week.  Try our $30, 3-course menu and discover Michigan’s homegrown. Brought to you by Eat Drink SDF.

June 22-July 15: Mamma Mia Pre Theater Special. “Now here we go again!” Book a dinner reservation at The Kirby from 5-7pm and receive a complimentary ABBAsolutley delicious wedding appetizer platter with your meal. Call Mindy for a reservation. Heck, make a weekend out of it. We are just 2.5 hours from Chicago and Detroit. 269-857-5472

June 30:  Live Music on the Deck with Woodsong, 7:30-9:30pm

July 7:  Live Music on the Deck with Travis Atkinson, 7:30-9:30pm

July 20: Live Music on the Deck with Julianne Howe-Bouwens, 7:30-9:30pm

July  27-29:  Saugatuck’s Venetian Festival Weekend: Book a room now for the Venetian Festival…parades, fireworks, boat race, music, and loads of fun. Don’t miss the excitement.

July 28:  Live Music on the Deck with Connie + Dave Duet, 7:30-9:30pm

August 18:  Live Music on the Deck with Julianne Howe-Bouwens, 7:30-9:30pm

August 24:  Live Music on the Deck with Tommy Vendafreddo 7:30-9:30

August 25:  Live Music on the Deck with Connie + Dave Duet, 7:30-9:30pm

August 31: Live Music on the Deck with Travis Atkinson 7:30-9:30

September 19-October 7: Art Prize: Book a reservation in a Deluxe Room for 3 nights during Grand Rapid’s Art Prize, the largest art competition in the world and enjoy a complimentary and beautiful Art Prize Tasting Dinner for 2 at J. Paul’s restaurant and wine lounge.

September 28:  Spanish Cooking and Wine Tasting Class at The Kirby.  Chef/Sommelier Mindy will teach you about Spanish wines and cheeses and then learn to prepare tapas. $50 pp   5:30-8pm

September 29:  Live Music with Connie + Dave  On The Deck  7:30-9:30pm

October 6: Harvest Dinner:  Join J.Paul’s and other restaurant neighbors for the first Eat Drink SDF Outdoor Harvest Dinner This will be the event of the year. Taste Michigan. Call for details. 269-857-5472

October 27: Halloween Pre Parade Dinner:  Make your reservation now for our Spooky Halloween PreParade Dinner on Saturday,October 27. $44 pp plus tax, gratuity, and beverage includes a 3-course meal plus one of Kym’s Grave Digger cocktails.  Make your reservation a month in advance.  We sell out quickly. We are minutes away from the parade. Live music with Connie + Dave, 7:30-9:30pm!

November 1:Room Rates drop for the season!  Get our best rates. Watch for our Facebook specials in November.

November 22:  Thanksgiving Dinner:  Join us for our popularl Thanksgiving dinner buffet…Turkey and all the trimmings plus a few surprises. 2pm-6pm $40 pp plus tax, gratuity, and beverage. Kids 10 and under are half price.

November 24:  AMX Small Business Saturday:  Shop local in Downtown Douglas. Then stop by J. Paul’s for some special Small Business Saturday wine and cheese flights to refuel.  Sommelier Mindy will be on the floor giving some cheese and wine pairing demos.  Don’t miss it. 2pm-5pm

December TBA:  COOL YULE:  Join The Kirby, The Rosemont Inn, and The Sherwood Forest for a spectacular weekend of great food + theater.  Appetizers at the Sherwood, Holiday Dinner at The Kirby and desserts at The Rosemont, tickets to see A Christmas Carol, and even breakfast in the morning. Give the gift of EXPERIENCE, not stuff !  269.857-5472

December 31: New Year’s Eve Dinner:  Ring in the New Year at J. Paul’s with a special, 5-course dinner. $70 pp plus tax, gratuity, and beverage.  Celebrate in style.

December 29: NYE Hotel Package:  Celebrate the year in style at The Kirby.  Book Saturday, Sunday, and Monday and receive a $70 dining credit (one complimentary NYE dinner) at J. Paul’s.  You can’t beat that.  We will even throw in a special NYE room gift….

Schedule your own private wine tasting and class at The Kirby or get a group of friends together and plan a great getaway.  Give us a call 269-857-5472.




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