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. The 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 receive 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 6, 2019

What Happens When You Surf the Web?
Most people don’t think twice about booting up their computer or browser, to surf Amazon to buy items. Andy Low, an IT professional, will explain how the internet works and provide tips on how to stay safe online.

     Featured Sandwich:  Roasted Beef Romesco Sandwich
     Featured Soup:  Tomato Basil Soup

Sunday, January 13
Psychology and Today's Politics
We may be more polarized than ever. We’ll take a non-partisan look at 
what psychological forces are contributing to this situation with psychology 
professor, Dr. Gordon Hammerle.

     Featured Sandwich:  Classic Reuben Sandwich
     Featured Soup:  Roasted Garlic Soup

Sunday, January 20
Hidden History of St. Joseph County
Kelly Pucci will explore St. Joe history from a man who fished for diamonds and gold
in a local lake to Carrie Nation and her miniature axes. Ms. Pucci is the librarian for the
St. Joseph County Historical Society in Three Rivers.
     Featured Sandwich:  Chipotle BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich
     Featured Soup:  Vegetable Bean Soup

Sunday, January 27
The McAllister Project 2016
Ed Hogan tells the story about a Great Lakes-based tugboat company, Port City Marine Services, that purchased two used tugboats from New York and relocated these boats to the Great Lakes in the winter of 2016/2017.
     Featured Sandwich: Cordon Bleu Sandwich
     Featured Soup:  Cream of Asparagus Soup

Sunday, February 3
More Than a Job: Living the Lakes
For Port Director, Paul LaMarre, a lifetime of experiences led to an unrelenting desire to preserve our maritime industry. He shares his family heritage and its enduring passion for our inland seas. Hear his story.

     Featured Sandwich: Chicken BLT Avocado Sandwich
     Featured Soup: Cream of Brocccoli Soup

Sunday, February 10
Home for the 19th Century Holidays
Tom Dietz will walk us through how local folks celebrated the holidays in the 19th century. We’ll take a look at not just the winter holiday season, but also to the summer holidays of Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, and Labor Day.
     Featured Sandwich: Walleye Dill Sandwich
     Featured Soup: French Onion Soup

Sunday, February 17
Life of the Lakes: Twenty Years of Photography
Chris Winters, maritime historian, photographer, and award-winning author, shares his twenty years of “Life on America’s Inland Seas.” His latest book, Schooner Days, earned a 2018 Independent Publishing gold medal.
     Featured Sandwich: Swiss Portobello Burger
     Featured Soup: Vegetable Minestrone Soup

Sunday, February 24
Introduction to Yoga
Paula DeJongh, certified yoga instructor, shares how yoga can change your life. Learn how to regain muscular strength, flexibility, and balance–and get your life back! She will address questions regarding this popular practice.
     Featured Sandwich: Gourmet Chicken Salad Sandwich
     Featured Soup: Chicken Wild Rice Soup

Sunday, March 3
Some Like It Hot
Jim Coppinger presents the discovery of a bacteria living in the hot springs of Yellowstone National Park and its impact on biotechnology. We will explore this astonishing discovery and the amazing scientist who found it. 
     Featured Sandwich: Prime Rib Sandwich
     Featured Soup: Cream of Portobello Soup

Sunday, March 11
Places Borne of Fire & Water
Marv and Carol Dembinsky take us on a video excursion of some of the most pristine places in North America–Yellowstone National Park, the Badlands, and coastal plains of the southeast and effects of fire and water. 
     Featured Sandwich: Buffalo Chicken Wrap
     Featured Soup: Tail Gate Chili


River Lake Inn

Sunday Supper Club

(269) 432-2626

River Lake Inn is once again delighted to offer our seventh annual season of the Sunday Supper Club.


The Sunday Supper Club will begin on Sunday, January 6, 2019 for ten consecutive Sundays until Sunday, March 10.


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 2019 Sunday Supper Club Program.