Solstice Dinner (Detroit/Troy)

Thursday, December 13, 2012, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Somerset Inn - Bristol Room, 2601 West Big Beaver Road, Troy, MI, View Map


Join us for the Solstice Dinner to celebrate the close of another year with your CFI–Michigan community. This year the Southeast Michigan dinner will be held at the Somerest Inn in Troy. (or join us at the West Michigan Dinner)


Credit/Debit Card required for online registration.
Check/Cash Registration Information

*Don't forget to select your dinner entree before starting registration


Don't miss this chance to enjoy the company of your CFI friends and hear from CFI Michigan staff about plans for the new year. You will also enjoy entertainment, games, award presentations and more. See the Additional Details section to read the delicious dinner menu and other important information.

This year we are pleased to welcome as our special guests at both dinners Ron Lindsay, the CEO of Center for Inquiry, and Alan Kinniburgh, the Director of Development at Center for Inquiry.

Looking for year end gifts for the Freethinker on your holiday list?
We will have a fully stocked merchandise table with CFI gear, science & secular themed kids items, as well as a selection of books by well-known freethought authors. Remember, all proceeds directly support CFI-MI programs and events.

2012 Solstice Dinner Prices and Registration

Advance registration is required for this event.
Registrations must be received by December 7th.

FOC Adult: $39
Non-FOC Adult: $49
FOC Student: $29
Non-FOC Student: $35

Credit/Debit Card required for online registration.
Check/Cash Registration Information Here

*Don't forget to select your dinner entree before starting registration

We would like all who are interested to attend. If the cost of this event is a concern please contact Jennifer Beahan.

What is a Friend of the Center (FOC)?
Friends of the Center are our supporters who have given $60 or more in the last 12 months. You can Become A Friend of the Center today and find out about the benefits (including reduced registration rates).

Additional Details

  • Dress is semi-formal or business casual. Let's celebrate! Dress up & have some fun!
  • Free parking is provided by the hotel.

Dinner Menu

When you register for the solstice dinner, please indicate your menu preference from the options below.

The three course gourmet dinner will feature a garden salad and freshly baked bread, your entree selection with rice pilaf and fresh steamed broccoli, and dessert. Coffee, iced and hot tea, and pop served with dinner. Full Cash Bar (Cash Only).

Entree Selections:

  • London Broil: Marinated and Barbecued Sliced Beef served with Madeira Wine Sauce
  • Chicken Piccata: Herb Crusted Chicken Breast with a traditional piccata (lemon caper sauce) and garnished with Artichokes
  • Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni & Eggplant Parmesan (Vegetarian)
  • Gourmet Vegan Plated Dinner (Details TBD)

Cash/Check Registration

Online registration is preferred if at all possible. Thanks!

To Register and pay by Cash/check please send the following information with payment or by email to :

  • Attendee Names
  • Phone number
  • Solstice Dinner location: West or SE
  • Menu Preference(s)
  • If by email - please indicate whether you will mail payment or pay at the dinner

Payments may be mailed to the CFI Michigan office: 3777 44th Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512.

Cost: See Above. Register Now.

Contact: Jennifer Beahan, , 616-698-2342