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Labor Day / Grandparent's Day Aug 2013



Carol Baetzel - CBPR




Resort cooks up s'more BBQ fun under the stars this Labor Day and

will be serving up a Grandparents Day Brunch on September 8th

Santa Cruz, California, {August 2013} … Chaminade Resort & Spa, a Benchmark Resort®, will be celebrating the end of summer with a Labor Day BBQ and toasting to all grandparents on Sunday, September 8th with a spectacular champagne brunch commemorating National Grandparent's Day.

Labor Day Weekend BBQ - Get your grill on and celebrate Labor Day on the Courtyard Terrace on Saturday, August 31, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Chaminade's holiday BBQ menu features tasty BBQ ribs and chicken, grilled hamburgers and hot dogs, cowboy beans, potato salad, coleslaw, fresh watermelon, garlic toast, an array of homemade cookies, brownies and a "make your own ice cream sundae" bar. Cost is $25 for adults and $15 for children.* Children under 6 are complimentary! For reservations call 831-475-5600. *Does not include tax or gratuity.

Movies & S'mores Under the Stars - Grab the family, a blanket and catch a family flick under the stars on the Sports Lawn at Chaminade Resort & Spa on Friday, August 30 and Sunday, September 1. The fire pit will light up at 8 p.m. for guests to roast s'mores. Popcorn, lemonade and hot chocolate will also be available.* The movie will begin at 8:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per person for snacks. (*Snacks include s'mores, popcorn, lemonade and hot chocolate).

Grandparent's Rock! Chaminade Resort & Spa is honoring all grandparents on Sunday, September 8th for National Grandparent's Day and will be giving away a weekend for two to the grandparents who attend brunch with the most grandchildren and great grandchildren! Celebrating the 35th anniversary of the holiday which passed legislation in 1978 by President Jimmy Carter, Grandparent's Day is traditionally the first Sunday after Labor Day. Trivia tidbit: September was chosen for the holiday to signify the "autumn years" of life. Chaminade's champagne Grandparent's Day Brunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and is $30.95 for adults and $16.95 for children.* Children under 6 eat free. Price does not include tax or gratuity. Reservations are recommended by calling 831-475-5600.

About Chaminade Resort & Spa

Nestled on 300 acres in the Santa Cruz Mountains and overlooking Monterey Bay, the AAA Four Diamond Chaminade Resort & Spa features 156 luxurious accommodations including 44 suites. Managed by Benchmark Resorts & Hotels®, the historic Mission-style resort is an IACC approved meeting destination and features 12,000 square feet of meeting and event space, two restaurants, sparkling pool, four tennis courts, executive fitness center, an array of recreational activities and scenic hiking trails surrounding the resort. The Spa at Chaminade is a full-service spa and considered one of the top destination spas in the area. Chaminade Resort & Spa is also pet friendly. For reservations and information call 800-283-6569 or visit To become a fan, visit us on FaceBook at or to follow us on Twitter @ChaminadeResort.


Ken Ellens
Ken Ellens Communications