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What is the maximum capacity?

The Village Gathering Place is for events with less than 50 guests.


How does meal service/catering work?

You can bring your own food, hire one of our preferred vendors, or hire your own caterer. We provide a full size fridge/freezer for food storage and a utility sink for clean-up. Food must be prepared offsite and brought to the venue. If you are hiring a caterer for your event, we can set-up a time for them to tour the space.


What is the policy on alcohol?

Wine, champagne, and beer only are permitted; no hard liquor allowed. All alcohol must be served by one of the two preferred bartending services listed below (additional fee required) and must be provided by the Client(s) for the bartender.  Alcohol may not be served to minors. Absolutely no BYOB or cash bars allowed. Illegal substances are not allowed at any time on the premise. Drunken/Violent disturbances are prohibited and subject to immediate removal from the premise and possible termination of event with a $250 fine for any breach of contract. 

 - Buckeye Bartending Service: | (740) 244-9545

 - Stephens Event Bartending: | (567) 203-1269

What is the payment schedule and how do I pay?

Reserve your date directly online through the "Book Now" page of our website above! Full payment and agreement to the Terms & Conditions is required upon booking to reserve the dateThe time frame rented must include set-up and clean-up. Early arrivals and late departures will be charged in increments of 15 minutes at a rate of $15 per additional 15 minutes.​​

Upon your arrival, you will be required to fill out a credit card authorization form in case of any additional charges. For example: damages to the property, staying beyond the reserved time slot, etc. You will be notified before any charges are made.


What about decor?

Our space is tastefully decorated to be a backdrop for whatever you have planned! Leave it as is, or feel free to bring in your own decorations to make your event even more festive. Centerpieces, tableware, and serving ware is not included in a rental of the venue. We ask that any wall decorations be only attached with temporary adhesive (such as Command hooks); no tape or nails, please!


What does arrival & departure look like?

2024 events will be contactless arrival and departure with a self check-in packet. A Welcome Video will be provided via email in the week leading up to your event, and the key code to the front door will be emailed 24 hours before your event. A packet will be inside for the event contact to review upon arrival, and a credit card authorization form will be present to complete for any incidentals or time extensions. Contact information for a staff member will be provided in case of emergencies. 


Space must be left according to the cleaning checklist (bagging trash, wiping down tables, stacking chairs); The Village Gathering Place staff will sweep, mop, and vacuum after departure. Upon leaving, please turn off the lights and lock the door behind you.


Your reservation duration includes your set-up and clean up time; please make sure your request reflects adequate time for both. Typical set-up and clean-up time is anywhere from 30 to 60 minutes additional before and after your event.

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Where do I park?

Street parking is available out front and many public parking lots are within walking distance. Click on our parking map here for more information!

Still have questions?

To learn more about hosting a special event in our venue, please refer to our 2024 Rental Information or contact us below:

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