Following each week's program, River Lake Inn offers a unique special soup and sandwich feature sure to be perfect for a Sunday supper and to add additional interest and enjoyment to your Sunday evening. Sunday's soup & sandwich selections for each week are listed in the program schedule below.
To participate in the Sunday Supper Club, one must have a Sunday Supper Club membership.
Membership is just $20 per person for the full ten-week program. Membership fee covers the programs.
All meals, including soup and sandwich selections, are an additional expense. Our weekly soup and sandwich features cost somewhere around $12.95 depending on varying food costs to prepare them.
Guest fee of $5 per person and will require advanced reservations. Sign up for our email program (see home page) and you will received email announcements of all upcoming programs.
Since we have limited seating capacity for our Sunday programs, there is a limit of 50 memberships available on a first-come-first serve basis.
Please join us for this exciting Sunday Supper Club and sign up today. Call the restaurant (269) 432-2626, or stop by for a membership enrollment form.
As a Supper Club member, we will send you reminders of the upcoming season in late fall and send weekly email reminders throughout the series. If you have any questions, please be sure to let us know.
Join us this coming winter for these special programs!
Marv & Anita Bliss
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Aircraft Carriers on the Great Lakes
Rick Sutton, a charter member of the Sunday Supper Club and a past speaker, will share the story of how two Great Lakes passenger steamships became aircraft carriers during World War ll.
Featured Sandwich: Lemon Caper Tuna Sandwich
Featured Soup: Wild Mushroom Soup
Sunday, January 15
Talons Out Honor Flight
Air Force pilot, General Linda McTague, has participated in nine Honor Flights since 2013. She will impart a brief overview of the program and let us share in what veterans experience during an exciting day on an Honor Flight..
Featured Sandwich: Prosciutto BLT Sandwich
Featured Soup: Chicken Wild Rice Soup
Sunday, January 22
The ABC's of LBGQTA: Sex & Gender in 2017
Dr. Gordon Hammerle will give a brief introduction to what we know, and don’t know, about the sexuality implied by terms like gay, straight, bisexual, transgendered, transsexual, transvestite, and related topics.
Featured Sandwich: Prime Rib French Dip Sandwich
Featured Soup: Garden Veggie Soup
Sunday, January 29
The Kalamazoo Makers Guild
Kevin Wixson, one of the founding members of the Kalamazoo Makers Guild–a group of bright, inventive people who make everything from robots from recycled parts to extracting DNA from houseplants–will tell their story.
Featured Sandwich: Gourmet Chicken Salad Sandwich
Featured Soup: Cream of Asparagus Soup
Sunday, February 5
Michigan From A to Z
Author, Barbara J. VanderMolen, will provide insights to fascinating facts about each of Michigan’s unique eighty-three counties and her experience researching and documenting her two-volume book.
Featured Sandwich: Pulled Pork Sandwich
Featured Soup: Tailgate Chili
Sunday, February 12
Lincoln in Kalamazoo
Today is Lincoln’s birthday. Tom Dietz, a popular Sunday Supper Club presenter, will tell the story of Lincoln’s only visit to Michigan when he came to Kalamazoo on August 27, 1856 to speak at a Bronson Park rally.
Featured Sandwich: Shrimp Po Boy Sandwich
Featured Soup: Seafood Chowder
Sunday, February 19
A Sheriff's Perspective on Law Enforcement Today
Calhoun County Sheriff, Matt Saxton, will join us to offer perspectives on the increasingly complicated efforts that comprise law enforcement today. He is a graduate of Northwestern University and the FBI National Academy.
Featured Sandwich: Pollo Con Queso Tortas
Featured Soup: Black Bean Tortilla Soup
Sunday, February 26
Walking Lake Superior Beaches for Agates
Jack Fuller, a board member and the field trip coordinator for the Kalamazoo Geological and Mineral Society (KGMS), will talk about hunting for agates (and non-agates) on the shores of Lake Superior.
Featured Sandwich: Angus Steak Sandwich
Featured Soup: French Onion Soup
Sunday, March 5
Highlights of a Wild Life
Spanning three decades, professional wildlife photographer Bruce Montagne shares images and stories of his life’s fondest memories of capturing images of wild creatures in some of North America’s wildest places.
Featured Sandwich: Mushroom Swiss Burger
Featured Soup: Loaded Potato Soup
Sunday, March 12
Our Remarkable Air Zoo
Troy Thrash, president of the Air Zoo, will guide us through the creation of one of the best aviation museums and its role today. The Air Zoo’s mission is to preserve the legacy of flight for present and future generations.
Featured Sandwich: Classic Reuben Sandwich
Featured Soup: Roasted Garlic Potato Soup
River Lake Inn
Sunday Supper Club
River Lake Inn is once again delighted to offer our sixth annual season of the Sunday Supper Club.
The Sunday Supper Club will begin on Sunday, January 8, 2017 for ten consecutive Sundays until Sunday, March 12.
Each Sunday, we will offer a unique and informative half-hour program starting at 3:00 pm. Please see below for a complete listing of dates and weekly program topics.
Below is a listing of the 2017 Sunday Supper Club Program.