At the Lighthouse: Wine tasting event is next Friday


Lighthouse Director Jeffrey Main invites residents to a special wine-tasting event on Friday, November 2, starting at 6 p.m. Presented by Classic Wines of California, the tasting and rating of wine will take place in the lounge area. The Lighthouse Restaurant wants residents' input to determine which wines they would like to see on the list.

Thanksgiving at the Lighthouse

Reservations are now being accepted for Thanksgiving dinner at the Lighthouse Restaurant on Thursday, November 22. Seating times will be at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Children 7 and under eat free with each paid adult. Older children are $12.95; adults are $24.95.

Reservations can be made by calling 244-6841, ext. 771 (Main Restaurant) 723 (Directors Office) or by e-mailing

Thanksgiving Menu

Green salad with assorted dressings

Three assorted salads (Thanksgiving style)

Fresh fruit display

Cranberry sauce

Freshly baked rolls and butter

Hot Items

Carved Turkey and Ham Station

Carved Prime Rib Station

Fresh mashed potatoes and gravy

Fresh sweet potatoes

Walnut raisin stuffing

Green bean casserole

Fresh vegetables

Dessert will be assorted holiday pies

New Year's Eve

Make plans to spend New Year’s Eve, Monday, December 31, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., at the Lighthouse Restaurant. Tickets will go on sale next week. Entertainment and music for dancing will be provided by The DJ Company. Tickets are $65 per person or $120 per couple. Ticket purchase includes free pass to the New Year's Day Champagne Brunch ($24.95 without ticket). The New Year's Day Brunch will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Ticket Sale no. 200 receives a free pass to the Lighthouse Valentine’s Day event.

Two portable bars and the main dining room bar will be open. The menu on New Year's Eve will include Shrimp Cocktail, International and Domestic Cheese Display with Fresh Baguettes, Chips and Salsa, Fresh Fruit Display, Vegetable Crudité Display, Pesto Bruschetta with Roma Tomatoes and Swiss Cheese, Mini Fresh Baked Cheese Pizzas, Stuffed Mushrooms and Italian Sausage, Mini Beef and Chicken Teriyaki Skewers, Pot Stickers and Spring Rolls, Buffalo Chicken Wings with Ranch Dip, Stuffed Spanikopitas with Chipotle Dip, Stuffed Jalapeñ o Poppers with Cream Cheese, Mini Assorted Dessert Items and Complimentary Champagne Toast/Apple Cider at Midnight.

Happy Hour

The Canyon Lake Lighthouse has Happy Hour from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights. Well drinks are $2.50. Domestic beer is $2. Domestic draft is $1.75. Buffalo Chicken Wings are $.50 per wing. Happy Hour is offered in the bar and lounge only.

Member Loyalty Incentive

The Lighthouse Restaurant now offers an incentive loyalty program to all members of the community. Spend $25 or more at the Lighthouse to receive a punch on your card. When patrons reach number 15, the Lighthouse will give $25 credit toward any menu item. Talk to the server for details!

'Like' the Lighthouse!

The Lighthouse Restaurant invites members to Facebook! Members can keep up to date with all restaurant hours, menus, changes and special events, along with banquet inquires and other informational items. Type “The-Lighthouse-Restaurant” in the Facebook search window.

Pizza and Pasta Night

Enjoy Pizza and Pasta Night every Wednesdays, from 5 to 9 p.m.

Appetizers and Salads:

Fried Zucchini Sticks, Buffalo Chicken Wings, Mozzarella Sticks, Green Salad, Antipasto Salad, Caesar Salad and Bread Sticks


? Large Pepperoni Pizza $8

? Large Cheese Pizza $8

? Large Hawaiian Pizza $15 ? Canadian bacon, pineapple, mozzarella cheese

? BBQ Chicken Pizza $15 ? Chicken, barbecue sauce, cilantro, red onions, tomatoes, cheddar and mozzarella blend

? Meat Lovers Pizza $15 ? Sausage, bacon, ground beef, chicken, tomato, mushrooms, olives, cheese blend

? Build Your Own Pizza $10, includes one topping (additional toppings add $1.25 per meat; $0.75 others) ? Sausage, bacon, ground beef, chicken, tomato, olives, Canadian bacon, bell peppers, mushrooms, onions, bay shrimp, spinach, pesto sauce, alfredo sauce, pineapple, cheddar and mozzarella cheese


Build Your Own Pasta $5, includes pasta and sauce (additional toppings add $1.25 per meat, $0.75 others, $0.50 extra sauce) ? Spaghetti, fetuccini, linguine, penne, marinara sauce, alfredo sauce, pesto sauce, olives, tomatoes, onions, spinach, bell peppers, mushrooms, meatballs, clams, bay shrimp, chicken, sausage, broccoli, zucchini, ham

Family Pizza Pack (5) $29.99

Any large three-topping pizza, green salad and dressing, one appetizer, bread sticks and five soft drinks

Family Pizza Pack (8) $39.99

Any two large three-topping pizzas, green salad and dressing, two appetizers, bread sticks and eight soft drinks

Lighthouse hours

Wednesday is Pizza and Pasta Night, 5 to 9 p.m.

Thursday, Friday and Saturday features the restaurant menu and wine list. Kids 7-under eat free with each paid adult. Entertainment on Friday night is provided by the James Wells band; entertainment on Saturday night is provided by Michael Britton. Hours are 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, and 5 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

The Sunday Brunch, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., includes carved prime rib, omelet and waffle station and an array of fresh foods. The cost is $21.95 per adult and $13.95 per child 8 and up. Kids 7 and under eat free. For more information, call 244-6841, ext 771, 722, or,

Having a special event?

To book a special event at the Lighthouse, call 244-6841, ext. 722, for information on current prices, the new special events and wedding menu or any other inquiries about special events.

Holiday Bay Room (270 guest capacity) ? $1,400 four hours ($200 additional hours)

Pool View Room (75 guest capacity) ? $650 four hours ($175 additional hours)

Sunset Beach Room (45-50 guest capacity) ? $400 four hours ($150 additional hours)

Main Dining Room (120 guest capacity) ? $ 1,000 four hours (additional may not be available)

Private Dining Room (private meetings, etc.) ? $250 four hours ($50 additional hours)

Outdoor Lawn (200 Maximum) ? $ 250 Flat Fee