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Anna Maria College

Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Events
Corporate Social Events
Expo/Competitions
Family Reunions
Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
Youth Retreat/Camps

About

Anna Maria College is located on a scenic campus in Paxton, MA at the center of New England. The campus is minutes from Worcester, MA and an hour from the cities of Providence, Boston, and Hartford. AMC has state-of-the-art classrooms, an auditorium that seats 350, conference rooms, computer labs and multiple accommodation options that make the venue perfect for your conference, meeting, retreat, or social event in central Massachusetts.

While you stay, take advantage of our serene campus for outside meetings and activities. We offer miles of hiking trails, a pond, picnic tables, softball field, sand volleyball court, basketball courts, and a state-of-the-art turf field and several relaxing areas where you can nestle under shaded trees or bask in the sunshine. Take advantage of all that the Worcester, Massachusetts area has to offer with our beautiful meeting and event venues.

Anna Maria College realizes that those planning an event at the venue may need individualized attention and has on-sight event coordinators that can assist with program coordination and site management before, during and after an event. The venue also offers overnight accommodations such as traditional residential halls with communal amenities to suites with double and single bedrooms.

Food & Beverage Options

The Dining Hall

The main Dining Hall is located in the upper section of the Bishop Flanagan Campus Center and seats between 275-325 banquet sytle.  The dining hall is equipped with televisons, a sound system and wireless internet which can be used for slide shows, and presentations for lunch or dinner meetings and group programs and conferences as well as receptions and dances during the summer months.      

The Hub

The Hub is located in the lower level of the Bishop Flanagan Campus Center and provides a more relaxed casual dining experience.  There is a pub, game room, lounge featuring televisions, pool tables, ping pong and a fooseball machine.  This is a great location for free activity, social gatherings or to host an open mic night or a coffee house.   Seating is between 65-125.

Catering Options

Catering at Sage Dining Services®

Overview

The culinary experts at SAGE Dining Services® will make your event a resounding success. SAGE is experienced in providing elegant, innovative catering options that feature fresh, locally sourced cuisine for everything from intimate weddings, to upscale galas, to trendsetting conferences. Our Team will create a vibrant, flavorful menu that accommodates for an array of dietary needs and preferences, and they will deliver it with a degree of precision and panache that will make your event unforgettable. Choose Anna Maria College and SAGE for events distinguished by flavor, finesse, and flawless presentation. For further information, please contact Ann Murphy at 508-849-3291 or amurphy@annamaria.edu.

Reception Menu

Passed
Brie Tartlets
garnished with a Spicy Granny Smith Apple Slaw
Seared Beef Carpaccio Crostini
topped with a Baby Arugula Pesto
Mini Duck Tacos braised in a Cherry Mole Sauce
offered with a Minted Jicama Salad
Pulled Pork Sliders on Mini Vermont Cheddar Biscuits
Maple Scallops wrapped in Peppered Slab Bacon
Cochinita Pibil Empanadas

Stationary Hot
Aurrichio® Provolone Arrancini
Pan-Fried Polpette en Brochette
served in a Roasted Chipotle-Tomato Sauce
Grilled Greek Chicken Saté
offered with a Minted Grape Salad
Grilled Thai Beef Saté
garnished with a
Spicy Lemongrass and Basil Mango Salad
Andouille Sausage and Cheddar Mini Quiche

Stationary Cold
Pita and Assorted Hummus
Tomato Bruschetta and Truffled White Bean Bruschetta with Crostini
Grilled Vegetable Platter
Assorted Goat Cheese Spreads
Assorted House-Made Sushi
Spicy Crab, Tempura Shrimp, and Beef Bulgogi
with Pickled Ginger, Wasabi, and Sriracha Mayonnaise

Stationary Dessert Station
Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries
Mini Eclairs
Creme Puffs
Petits Fours

Plated Dinner Menu

Fall Harvest Salad
Fresh Greens
with Honey-Roasted Local Butternut Squash, Carrots, and Beets
garnished with a Candied Walnut Goat Cheese Truffle
and dressed with Cracked Pepper-Dijon Vinaigrette

Native Chicken Wellington Ballotine
stuffed with Local Forest Mushroom Duxelles, White Truffle Oil, and Flaky Puff Pastry
finished in Caramelized Shallot-Madeira Demi-Glace
Garlic-Braised Brussels Sprouts with Smoked Native Berkshire Pork Belly
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Rosemary and Chives

Bread Pudding Duo
House-Made Cinnamon Bun Bread Pudding with Vanilla Glaze
And
White Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding with Sun-Dried Cherries and Whiskey Hard Sauce

Accommodations

  • Total Number of Overnight Guests: 650
  • Wi-Fi in Guest Rooms: Yes
  • Wi-Fi Guest Room Cost : free
Overnight Room Attributes
  • 24-hour check-in
  • Air-conditioned rooms available
  • Linens Provided
  • Kitchen Available
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Television
  • Washer/Dryer
  • WiFi

St. Anne's Hall

A state-of-the-art, suite-style setting. The 63,000 square-foot Hall is comprised of three floors with two residential halls per wing.
Common areas are located in the central core and include lounges, laundry rooms, study rooms, with a computer lab on the second and third floor with 4 computers and printers in each lab. A kitchen, a workroom, lobbies, a central staircase, and an elevator. St. Anne Hall has 35 suites with 63 double rooms and 69 single rooms.
 

South Hall

Air conditioned residence hall with mostly double rooms with community bathrooms. There is a large main lounge, equipped with computers and a projector is available upon request. A kitchenette and plenty of room for group study or group activities. Accomodates 96.

Coughlin Hall

Contains both double and single rooms with air condition individually controlled by each room with community bathrooms. Accomodates 44
 

Alumni Hall

Contains both double and single rooms on two floors, with community bathrooms. There are two computers, lobby and kitchen available. Accomodates 32

Madonna Hall

A multilevel building with four wings; there are double rooms, triple rooms with a lofted bed, quad rooms, with community bathrooms and suites, which have two rooms with a full bath. There are two computer labs, one with 8 computers and printers and the other with 10 computers. There are lobbies and kitchens available throughout the Residence hall. Accomodates up to 300.
 

Featured Amenities

Accessible Facilities
Air Conditioning
Fitness Center
In-House Catering
Laundry
Linens
Near Public Transit
Outdoor Space
Overnight Rooms
Paid Parking
Running Trails
Sports Facilities
Taxi
Theater Seating
WiFi

Venue Location + Transportation

Address

50 Sunset Lane,

Paxton Paxton, 01612

Transportation

Taxi
Lyft
Uber

Nearby Airport

Worcester Regional - 8 minutes

Nearby International Airport

Logan International - 70 minutes

Nearby Cities

Worcester – 8|Boston – 50|Providence – 60

Things to Know

Catering

Must Use In-House Catering: Yes

Cultural Catering Available: Yes

Food And Beverage Onsite: Yes

Venue Policies

Alcohol Consumption: Yes

Smoking Permitted: Yes

ADA Accessible: Yes

Technology

Anna Maria College near Worcester, MA offers full media/Audio/visual capabilities in all classrooms, auditorium and meetings rooms, Wireless Wi-Fi, and three computer labs.

Guest Wi-Fi: Free

Onsite Tech Support: Yes

Wi-Fi In Meeting Space: Yes

Equipment Available On-Site:
  • Projector Screen
  • Microphones
  • Sound System
  • Custom Lighting