Historic Graceland Restaurant on the campus of Davis & Elkins College will host a New Year’s Eve Buffet from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Sunday, December 31. The menu includes shrimp cocktail, Caesar salad, French onion soup, carved southwest barbecue beef brisket, chicken alfredo, pepper and smoked sugar marinated salmon, baked potato bar, wild rice, West Virginia green beans, cheesecake with berries, chocolate torte and peaches romanoff. For reservations, call 304-637-1600. Cost: $31.95 for adults, $11.95 for ages 6-12, free for ages 5 and younger
Historic Graceland Restaurant on the campus of Davis & Elkins College will host the 14th annual Oyster Feast from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, February 3. The menu includes tossed garden salad, traditional cole slaw, oyster stew, fried oysters, oyster stuffing, fresh oysters on the half shell, Southern sautéed shrimp over pasta, crab balls with pineapple salsa, grilled steak with peppers, onions and mushrooms, roasted potatoes, green beans, rolls, green onion and bacon cornbread and assorted pies. For reservations, call 304-637-1600. Cost is: $31.95 for adults, $10.95 for ages 6-12, free for ages 5 and younger.
Davis & Elkins College will host “Imperial Woman Celebrating Pearl S. Buck” with events for all ages throughout the day Saturday, July 8 at historic Graceland Inn and other locations on campus. Activities and times are: 11 a.m., tours of Graceland, free; 11a.m. - 2 p.m., lunch on the veranda soup and sandwich buffet, $12, tickets at door, Graceland; 2-3 p.m., tours of Pearl S. Buck Room and library collections, free, Booth Library/Liberal Arts Hall; 2-3:30 p.m., children’s activities: kite-making, readings and more, free, Graceland front lawn; 3 p.m., ice cream social, free, library bridge; 4 p.m., presentation: My Mother’s House in Hillsboro, W.Va. by Phyllis Lubin-Tyler, free with dinner ticket or donation to Birthplace Fund, Graceland; 5:15 p.m., dinner events begin, beverages and hors d’oeuvres, included in dinner ticket; 6 p.m., formal four-course dinner with Pearl Buck’s Oriental Cookbook recipes, tickets required, $35 per person, beverages extra, Graceland; 7:30 p.m., A Visit with Pearl S. Buck with Karen Vuranch, free for dinner ticket holders only, Graceland. For reservations and additional information, call 304-637-1600 or visit www.gracelandinn.com.
Graceland Inn on the campus of Davis & Elkins College will host a special Surf and Turf Buffet from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 1. The menu includes garden salad, New England clam chowder, vegetable pasta salad, fried oysters, steamed Alaskan crab legs, seafood Newburg, grilled steak, manicotti with marinara sauce, roasted red bliss potatoes, steamed asparagus, steamed broccoli, cauliflower and carrots and dinner rolls. Iced tea, coffee, water and desserts are included. The cost is $29.95 for adults, $10.95 for ages 6-12 and free for ages 5 and younger. Call 304-637-1600 for reservations.
Graceland Inn on the campus of Davis & Elkins College will host a special Surf and Turf Buffet from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, November 2. The menu includes garden salad, New England clam chowder, Chef Mel’s Spicy Coleslaw, shrimp cocktail, steamed Alaskan crab legs, Mahi Mahi with fresh Hawaiian salsa, traditional cubed steak with hearty gravy, cheese tortellini with pesto cream sauce, roasted red bliss potatoes with rosemary, rice pilaf, West Virginia green beans, honey glazed carrots, key lime pie, lemon pound cake, fancy cupcakes, iced tea and coffee. The cost is $28.95 for adults, $9.95 for ages 6-12 and free for ages 5 and younger. Call 304-637-1600 for reservations.