Neither Artspace nor Sci-Port were what I considered expensive venues. I thought you got more bang for your buck at Artspace, though. It was $1000 for five hours, plus linens, chairs, and tables and you can bring your own food. At Sci-Port, the venue rental was cheaper and also included tables and chairs but you have to go through their caterer for food. Not bad prices on their catering, though. Sci-Port has several venue options, too. I particularly loved the roof venue, but in January that might be too cold.
You can call the University Club. Our room rental is only $500 and tables, chairs, and linens are included. I would be happy to work up a formal estimate for you. Call 221-4330 and ask for Tiffany. I would love to help you!
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