About Our Venue
We love parties, fundraisers, film screenings, wedding receptions corporate off-site and more… We have a PPA license allowing us to host your ticketed events. Our 6000sq/ft facility can accommodate up to 180 for a sit-down dinner, play, recital, screening… to 200+ for a stand-up reception. We also have special rates for non-profits. Because weddings require special attention to insure a perfect event, wedding planners are encouraged to inquire for wedding rates, which vary depending on day and time of year
We have 220 banquet chairs, twenty 30” rounds (height adjustable to 30' or 48"), twenty 48” rounds, six 60” rounds, a buffet table and several 6’ tables and five 2'x4' tables.
Audio Visual and Stage
The space features flexible staging with a simple light plot, board and spotlight. We have video projection capabilities and a wide format screen. We also have several wired and wireless microphones and a plug and play sound system. The venue also has wifi. Depending on the extent of your tech needs there may be an extra charge to have our tech person on-site.
Food and Beverage
For catering we have a staging kitchen with 3-compartment sink, commercial refrigerator, ice maker, convection oven, microwave and stainless prep table. There is an extra charge for using the kitchen. We require that all beverage be purchased through our full bar. Our prices range from $3 for soft drinks, $6 to 8 for beer, $7 to 9 for spirits and $6 to 9 for wine. We can do a host bar or cash or credit for guests. 3 hour bar packages start at $21.
We are located in Lakeview on Belmont between Sheffield and Racine. We are two blocks east of the Red, Brown and Purple lines. We are also on multiple 27/7 bus routes. A nearby parking lot is available for an extra charge.
Wedding Reception rates range from $1450 to $3350 Please request a rate sheet.
Wedding Packages include:
-Full use of our venue for 8 hours.
-Use of our inventory of tables, chairs, sound and lights, a complete inventory list is available on our website.
-Private dressing room and bathrooms for bridal party.
-On-site planning meeting in which we create a timeline for your event, plan how the venue will be set and to address any questions or special needs.
-A dedicated staff person who will work with you to ensure all of your expectations are met and your wedding goes off without a hitch!
-On site staff person for your event.
-Bar packages starting at $21 per person for three hours.
Not available to be used as a concert venue.
Your booking includes one site visit prior to your event; be sure you have identified everyone who will need to see the space before you schedule your pre-event visit. Additional site visits that require we schedule a staff person to open the facility are billed at $50 for the first hour and $20 for each additional hour.
Your booking MUST include any time needed for you and your vendors to load in and out. If you arrive early or stay late we are required to bill you for the additional time.
Be sure everyone involved with your event knows glitter (or decorations made with glitter), confetti, rice, bird seed… are FORBIDDEN to be used in the venue. If any of the above are used in the venue a $350 cleaning fee will be added to your rent.
Be sure everyone involved with your event knows that no tape other than painters tape may be used on any surface in the venue. If any damaging results a touch up fee of $250 will be added to your rent.
Be sure everyone involved with your event knows that NO SMOKING of any kind is allowed in the facility. A $250 fee will be added to your rent if there is any smoking in the facility.
Be sure everyone involved with your event knows that NO OUTSIDE BEVERAGES of any kind are allowed in the facility. A $250 fee will be added to your rent if there are any outside beverages consumed in the facility.
We have an excellent sound system and require DJs to use our amplification.