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January 2017:  We close for winter break mid-January.  However, if you are interested in booking a private event, we try to be flexible.  Give us a call. 260-857-5472.

February 2017:  Chef Series Dinners

Enjoy a delicious 5-course Asian-inspired menu by Chef Mindy, the first of a 4 guest chef series at Borrowed Time.  $65 pp:  2 seatings.  Reserve now at 269-455-5256.

March 2017: Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour Resumes

Join us for a Belated Mardi Gras Happy Hour on Thursday, March 30 from 5-8pm.  We will be opening our season with dazzling Sazaracs and N’awlin’s Jambalaya, and of course, beads.  Looking forward to a great Thirsty Thursday season.

April 2017:  Kirby Guest Loyalty Room Package

If you have been a Kirby hotel customer 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.

April 2017:  After 5 Networking   

Join us on Tuesday, April 11 at 5 pm for loads of fun with the Fennville Great Chamber of Commerce. Delicious hors-d’oeuvres and a cash bar.

April Showers Weeknight Package

Book a Deluxe Room for 2 weeknights (Mon-Thurs) in April and receive a complimentary Spring Dinner at J. Paul’s Wine Bar and Restaurant. Take advantage of our off-season rates.

April  2017:  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. April 22. Join the party.

May 2017:  Sommeliers and Sliders at J. Paul’s

Pair 7 Wines with 7 sliders at J. Paul’s Somms and Sliders Tasting on Wednesday, May 3rd.  Come for a casual and fun dinner at 6:30pm and learn about some exciting wine varietals.

May 2017:  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 Lavender Bellini.

May 2017: Mother’s Day Weekend Package:  

Book a Deluxe Room on Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14 and receive Sunday Mother’s Day Brunch for 2 on us and a . box of chocolates and flowers in your room for mom.  How about some mother-daughter/son time? Callus for a reservation now.

May 2017:  Tulip Festival 

Don’t miss Holland’s Tulip Festival from May 6-14.  Stay close to Holland, yet far from the crowds in relaxing Saugatuck-Douglas.  We’ll have some special tulip cocktails for you to try when you return from your day.

May 2017:  Memorial Day Room Package

Book a Deluxe Room on Friday, May 26, Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28 and Monday, Memorial Day is on us! Call Mindy now at 269-857-5472.  Live music on the Deck on Saturday night. Breakfast each morning is included in your stay.

May 2017:  Live Music with Connie and Dave on the Deck

Join us for dinner, cocktails, and live music on the deck with Connie and Dave on the deck from 6-9.

June 2017:  Jim Petzing Book Signing

Join us on June 6 at 6:30 pm and hear Jim Petzing read passages from his book, From Feeding Tubes to the Final Table.  Enjoy appetizers and cocktails and a great community of friends.

June 2017: Art, Beer, and Food Fest + 5K Run in Douglas

Come out for this exciting weekend.  Book a Deluxe Room on Friday, June 16, Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 18 and we will give you tickets to the fest on Sunday. Don’t miss out.  If you are a runner participating in the 5K, get 20% off your stay at The Kirby.  Must book with Mindy in May. J. Paul’s will be out there flipping scrumptious crab cakes.

June 2017:  Restaurant Week 

Join J. Paul’s @ The Kirby along with several other neighborhood restaurant friends in Saugatuck, Douglas, and Fennville for Restaurant Week.  Try our $30, 3-course menu at The Kirby and discover Michigan’s homegrown.  June 19-23.

July 2017:  On Deck with singer, John Vincent

You may know John Vincent from the House of Blues or from singing the National Anthem at the World Series.  Have dinner and/or cocktails at J. Paul’s and enjoy a great show and Fly the W. Sunday, July 2 at 7pm.

July 2017:  On Deck, WoodSong Band 

Join us for some dinner, cocktails, and great music by WoodSong (Sweet Lou)on the deck from 8-10pm on Friday, July 21.

July 2017:  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 2017:  On Deck, with Connie and Dave (Back by popular demand)

Saturday, July 29 @ 6pm.

August 2017:  International Beer Day Deck Party and Open Mic

Saturday, August 5th is the day we all live for.  It’s international beer day and that’s exactly what we will be celebrating.  Specially priced craft Michigan beers on the deck all night.  Can we say open mic? Short’s, Bells, SBC, Founders, Oddside…

August 2017: White Party West Shore Aware

If you are attending the White Party, book a room at The Kirby on August 19 and 20 and receive 20% off your 2 nights stay.  Mention this offer upon booking at The Kirby.

August 2017:  Savor the Coast

Taste of Saugatuck-Douglas under the sun, on Sunday, August 27 from 12pm-6pm presented by the CVB. Taste everything delicious under the sun. Just maybe…we will have our delicious crab cakes and first prize creme brulee back.

September 2017:  A Theatre Trip to Chicago

Noon Brunch at The Kirby on September 17.  Then hop on the cocktail bus to Chicago to see The Civility of Albert Cashier, a truly amazing play by our own, Jay Paul Deratany of The Kirby. $50 brunch/tickets/round trip. More details to follow.  This will be something you’ll never forget. Delicious dinner snacks and wine for the bus ride home.

September 2017: Art Prize Special

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 at J. Paul’s.  Book your dinner with Mindy. Sept 20-Oct 8, 2017.

October 2017:  Aware / SCA Fundraiser and Movie at the SCA

On October 6, come to a great fundraiser and taste The Kirby’s bites during cocktail hour.  Enjoy the movie, Sordid Wedding. It will be like our own pre-wedding cocktail hour before the movie. Hilarious Film.

October 2017:  Oktoberfest Thirsty Thursday & all weekend long

Beer, brats, kraut, soft pretzels + beer cheese plus live music. Come celebrate with us. Bring your leidenhausen.

October 2017: Arts & Eats Color Tour

Join The Kirby on the Arts & Eats Tour the weekend of October 20-22.  We will be serving our local lamb and tomato-basil couscous, crispy spouts, and hen egg creme brulee.  What fun!

October 2017: Halloween Pre-Parade Dinner

Make your reservation now for our Spooky Halloween PreParade Dinner on October 28, 2017. $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.  Musician Coyote Joe Stevens from the Civility of Albert Cashier will be jamming from 8-10pm.

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

November 2017: 3rd Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet

Our buffet was so popular last year, we will do it again and even add a few new twists. Turkey and all the trimmings.  2pm-6pm on Thanksgiving Thursday, November 23:  $40 adults/$25 children under 10.  Reservations are accepted.

November 2017:  Cooking and Wine Class first weekend of November.

Follow our Facebook for the rescheduling of our Cooking and Wine Class, Spanish Tapas 101.

November 2017:  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.  House Sommelier, Mindy will be on the floor giving some cheese and wine pairing demos.  Don’t miss it.

December 2017:  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 2017: 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 2017: NYE Hotel Package

Celebrate the year at the Kirby in style. Book 3 nights-Friday, Saturday, and Sunday and receive a $70 dining credit (a complimentary NYE dinner) at J. Paul’s.  You can’t beat that.  We will even throw in a special NY surprise in the room. Finish up with a delicious breakfast on Sunday morning. Call now to reserve.


January 2018:  Art, Food, and Wine Dinner with local artist, Steve McMillen + The Palette Gallery on Saturday, January 6.  5 courses with wine pairings for $65. Crab, Lobster Chowder, Heirloom Beets, Roasted Duck, Dessert……TERRE, AIR, Y EAU my! For reservations, call 269-857-5472.



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