Frequently Asked Questions
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The Woman's Club of Englewood
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Frequently asked Questions:
Why is the building called "The Carriage House"
The building was once owned by the first Mayor of Englewood, Edwin Brinckerhoff. Our building dates to the 1850's and was used as a carriagehouse for the horses and carriages of the Mayor. The Woman's Club has been at the site since 1920.
How many events do you have per day?
We have one private event per day.
How long is the rental period?
The rental period is a total of eight hours. We allow three hours for the caterer to set up and five hours for the event. We do not discount for shorter periods of time.
How do I reserve a date?
We require a $300.00 non-refundable deposit to reserve a date.
There is a $300 security deposit to insure against damages. Please send us an email and Maria will send you the rate schedule depending on your event.
We have only one event per day – so the dates tend to book up quickly. We do not offer any discounts for events that are a shorter period of time.
Are there any other fees?
The only required fee is the club steward fee of $200 plus gratuity due on the day of the event.
Is there additional time slotted for cleanup?
We allow one extra hour for the renter to remove all items from the premises. The caterer will clean the kitchen during this time.
What is the maximum capacity that is allowed?
The maximum # that we allow is 100 people including the bride and groom and any children.
What does the rental include?
The rental includes the building, the grounds, tables and brown-metal chairs (up to 105) with a padded seat.
Does the rental include tablecloths?
No. The linen is usually handled through the caterer. We also have linen companies which we work with.
May I bring in my own caterer?
Yes. You may use any caterer that carries General Liability Insurance.
We also have a list of caterers that we have worked with on our "LINKS" section of the website
Do you have a curfew?
Yes. All events must end at 11:00 on Saturday and 10:00 the rest of the week.
Do you alllow for Bar/Bat Mitvas, Quinceaneras or Sweet Sixteen Parties? NO
Different Events have varying fees
Deposit Only for all events