Saturday, February 28th - 2009
Note Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

189 The Grove Drive Z80, Los Angeles, CA, 90036-3154

Join the Collectors as we usher in the 18th year of keeping the Master's memory green in Southern California.
     We've decided to kick things off with great food, a wonderfully evocative setting as we share the camaraderie of like-minded individuals sharing their affinity for one Mr. Sherlock Holmes.

Price: $35.00 Member, $40.00 Non Member
Please have your money to us no later than 02/18/09
Checks payable to the CCOBS
Jerry & Chrys Kegley
9338 Sophia Ave.
North Hills, CA 91343

     For those of you that have been to Maggiano's in the past you know what you are in for. If you've never had the pleasure, then let me warn you it's a special dining experience; great food, a wonderful setting and of course an afternoon with your Sherlockian friends.
     Maggiano's Farmer's Market is located in the Grove Mall in Los Angeles. The mall is adjacent to the historic Farmer's Market and behind CBS Studios. Come early, stay late and make an entire day of it.
     Please call 323-965-9665 for more specific directions.

     You can also go to Maggiano's web site at from the home page click on: Locations, CA, Farmers Market-Maggiano's, Map/Directions.

     Maggiano's Little Italy offers an enticing menu full of old and new world Southern Italian recipes, popular house specialties and irresistible desserts. Maggiano's is a dining experience that has all the right ingredients, where everything comes together for a perfect and memorable meal served family style (portions are large enough to share - so you get to taste more of a variety of foods than you would if you were to order individually).

Our choices are:
Appetizers: Barb's Spinach & Artichoke al Forno & Mozzarella Marinara
Salads: Italian Antipasti & Maggiano's
Pasta: Lasagna with Meat Sauce & Linguine with Chicken, Pesto & Pine Nuts
Entrees: Oven Roasted Pork Loin with Balsamic Cream Sauce & Salmon with Lemon & Herbs
Desserts: Chocolate Zuccotto Cake & Tiramisu

A full service no-host bar will be available in the room.
A large selection of wines are also available for the choosing at the buyer's expense.
Please notify us of any dietary restrictions in advance.

     Happy 18th Anniversary! We have a fun filled event planned to celebrate the life and times of Mr. Sherlock Holmes. Renowned author and Edgar Award winner, Les Klinger will speak on Holmes, Dracula and annotating everything. (If you have copies of any of Les' books this will be a great opportunity to have them inscribed.)
     Joanne & Robert Reeves will reprise their skit "Sherlock House, M.D." that was a hit at this year's Gaslight Gala in NY.      Also an advanced report on the new Warner Brothers - Guy Ritchie Sherlock Holmes movie starring Robert Downey Jr. &Jude Law.
     Plus a quiz on "A Case of Identity," CCOBS Service Awards the unveiling of '09's attendance prize and a few things that are still up the proverbial sleeve.

     All this right in the heart of the famed Los Angeles land mark The Farmers Market. Come early, stay late and spend the middle of your day with your fellow Sherlockians as we celebrate 18 years of canonical camaraderie.
Map and Directions
(Click the Map for Directions and a bigger Map)
 See the 2009 Calendar of events on our Main Page for more information on all CCOBS events.

     Time, location and details of each event will be forwarded to our members by post as well as e-mail and will be posted on this web site. Be certain we have your e-mail and post address -
     Avoid disappointment: We must have your check in hand by the date stated for each program. Although our events are open to the public, our members have preference. Are you current?
     Dues are only $20 for a single, $30 for a family membership.

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