Assembly Room

Our largest indoor reception space, the newly renovated Assembly Room features coffered ceilings, contemporary lighting and dark floors. Three full-height doors open onto the lower west terrace and gardens, rented separately. The room also has a nonworking fireplace. A portion of the room has an optional partition for breakout groups. The adjacent North Room will be refurbished as a more informal space that may be used as a break out space during meetings, buffet setup, or as a retreat from the crowd during receptions. Enjoy access to a large serving kitchen for catering service or for limited food preparation.

The Assembly Room is the perfect space for a celebration, a larger workshop or office retreat, dinner or a reception. Your event may be expanded by the use of the lower west terrace and gardens, rented separately, which you may tent.


  • Flexible room setup
  • Fireplace (nonworking)
  • Serving kitchen
  • Additional breakout spaces
  • Terrace and garden access


  • Seated dinners: 96 (or 60-70 with a dance floor and DJ)
  • Theater style: 125
  • Standing reception: 150

Square Footage

1,409 sq feet

“We held the reception after our wedding ceremony in the Assembly Room. The set up was perfect for a head table, several tables for guests, a bar, a buffet table, a dessert table and plenty of room for a five-piece band with singer and area to dance. In addition, there is a huge kitchen off the Assembly Room with a center island to prepare and stage food, flowers and gifts and with a large refrigerator to store cake and perishables. The room color is beautiful, and the lighting is so wonderful that it accentuates the wedding colors. The room has deep windowsills and a fireplace mantle for flowers.

The Friends team were great to work with and made everything easy to organize. We can never thank the Friends team enough for all their support and for helping to make our day amazing.”

~ P and M