Bastogne Banquet Weekend 2015

The 2015 Bastogne Banquet Weekend
Celebrating the 71st Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge
Will Be Held
Thursday, December 3rd – Sunday, December 6th

Bastogne Dinner 2014

Bastogne Dinner 2014


Please join the Anthony C. McAuliffe NY-NJ Chapter of the 101st Airborne Association for our Annual Bastogne Banquet Weekend 2015!

We are happy to announce that a group of veterans from Birmingham, England are anticipated to attend, with service ranging from WWII to the Suez service and the Falklands War.

Tentative Schedule of Events

Thursday, December 3rd
1:00 pm      Hospitality Room Opens (Eisenhower Room)
Midnight     Hospitality Room Closes

Friday, December 4th
12:00 pm      Hospitality Room Opens
5:00 pm        Raffles & Camaraderie in the Hospitality Room
Midnight       Hospitality Room Closes

Saturday, December 5th
12:00 pm        Hospitality Room Opens
4:00 pm          Hospitality Room Closed while Attendees Dress for Dinner
5:00 pm          Pre-Banquet Cocktail Hour & Hors d’Oeuvres in the Hospitality Room
6:15 pm          Bastogne Banquet & Candle Lighting Ceremony, Followed by Dancing
After Dinner   Rifle Raffle in the Hospitality Room
Midnight         Hospitality Room Closes

Sunday, December 6th – Breakfast Available for Purchase at Hotel
7:00 am – 10:30 am      Breakfast Buffet in MacArthur’s Riverview Restaurant (Lobby Level, at your own expense)
10:30 am – 2:30 pm      Sunday Champagne Buffet Brunch Served in MacArthur’s Riverview Restaurant $36.95 per person, Reservation Suggested, 845-446-4731, Ext. 7929 View Menu

Bastogne Banquet 2014

Bastogne Banquet 2014

Banquet Fee: $65 Adults (Includes Hospitality Room fo the Full Weekend) Please RSVP with an approximate number of people in your party by calling Jim Agins or sending an e-mail to

Hotel Reservations
The Thayer Hotel has a block of rooms available for the 101st Guests. To reserve a room, call the Thayer BEFORE NOVEMBER 7! 1-(800)-247-5047 or (845)-446-4731.

Bastogne Banquet 2014

Bastogne Banquet 2014

West Point Area Activities

West Point Visitor Center & Museum
Open Monday – Sunday 10:30 am – 4:15 pm
View Museum Website

West Point Guided Tour
(845) 446-4724
One Hour Tour
Stops at: Cadet Chapel, Trophy Point, Battle Monument & The Plain
Walking Time (Off Bus): 30 mins
Adults: $14 , Children (2-11): $11
Friday – 10:30am ; 11:45am ; 1:30pm
Saturday & Sunday – 11:00am ; 12:15pm ; 1:30pm ; 2:45pm

Brotherhood Winery (Tours, Tastings, Cafe, Mansion, Art Space)
100 Brotherhood Plaza Drive, Washingtonville, NY 10992
(845) 496-9001
Saturday Brunch 12:00pm – 4:00pm – Reservation Required
Sunday Brunch 12:00pm – 4:00pm with live music – Reservation Required
Friday & Sunday Prime Rib Special $14.95 – Reservation Required
Visit Website

Benmarl Winery Tastings
156 Highland Ave, Marlboro, NY 12542
Mon-Fri: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm; Sat & Sun: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tastings $8 Per Person (Six Wines); Additional $2 to Keep Your Glass
Visit Website

Sunday Champagne Brunch at the Thayer Hotel – For Purchase
MacArthur’s Riverview Restaurant (Located on Lobby Level)
$36.95 Per Person, Served From 10:30 am to 2:30 pm
View Menu

A West Point Holiday Concert – USMA Band
1:30 pm – Sunday, December 6th
Ike Hall Theatre, West Point
View USMA Band Website

57th Annual Handel’s Messiah Concert – Featuring the Cadet Chapel Choir
3:30 pm – Sunday, December 6th
Cadet Chapel, West Point
FREE – Arrive Early for Convenient Parking and a Good Seat
View Cadet Chapel Schedule

Bear Mountain Ice Rink – Weather Permitting
Seven Lakes Drive, Tomkins Cove, NY 10986
(845) 786-2701 x266
Friday 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Sat & Sun 10:00 am – 11:30 am; 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm; 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm; 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm; 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm; 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm (NO 8 pm on Sundays)
Adults (12+): $5.00; Children (4 – 11): $4.00; Skate Rental: $4.00
View Website

Bear Mountain Zoo
55 Hessian Drive, Highlands Falls, NY 10928
(845) 786-2701
Open 10:00 am – 4:30 pm Daily
$8 parking; $1 Admission
View Website

The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
Call in Advance for Group Tours
374 Temple Hill Road (Route 300)
Town of New Windsor, NY
(845) 561-1765
View Website

New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site
Mon – Sat: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm; Sun: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
View Website

Bastogne Dinner 2014

Bastogne Dinner 2014

If you have any additional questions, please e-mail

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