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Business & Social Rates

All contracts received by December 31 for the following year,  will receive current year's rates. 

Weekend Evening Packages

$1,500 – Fridays Rental 

$1,200 -  Sundays Rental

$2,500 – Saturday and Sunday on Holiday Weekend Rental

$3,900- PREMIUM RENTAL: Full weekend rental (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) for events with multi-day activities or extensive vendor deliveries and set up.

 $825- Rehearsal Dinner Only Rate 

 $300- 3 hour Rehearsal Fee (if held on a separate date, Mondays-Thursdays only)

 $750  Monday-Thursday Event Rate

 $500 returnable security deposit check required


Added Value:

  • Weekend event rental includes all day access to the building the day of the event for set-up, decorating, event and clean-up.

  • Clients may provide their own bar products- a savings of  $15-40pp over other venues.

  • Saturday events may double- book Friday at a 25% discount.

  • Weekend rental prices are 20% off during the months of January, February and March.

  • Any couple who hosts their wedding ceremony at St. Stephens Catholic Church receives a 10% rental discount on a Friday or Sunday event hosted April- December, and a total rental discount of 25% for a Friday or Sunday during the months of January-March.

Monday-Thursday 8am-10pm

West Room$75/hr

East Room$65/hr

All Space $150/hr

Unlimited time $750

When using hourly rate, include in calculation set-up and teardown time and there is a three hour minimum.

To book your event date, you will complete the rental contract and pay 50% of the rent directly to The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum. The remaining rental balance along with a separate, returnable $500 security check are due three months prior to your event date.

Occasionally, special discounts are offered for bookings in specific months of the year. All specials will be posted on the website and are not retroactive.


All fees for food, service, and table/chair set-up should be arranged separately and directly with JT Catering, our exclusive venue caterer.


Meals begin at $30.75pp. 

Note a 10% top charge is added to the catering invoice, which is less than industry standard.

Rescheduling fee is 25% of rental rate.

Non-Profit Rates

All building:         M-Th:  $110/hr            Fri-Sun:  $135/hr     (minimum of 3 hours)

Per Room:          M-Th: $60/hr              Fri-Sun: $80/hr       (minimum of 3 hours)

Open Class Rate with Quarterly Contract:      M-Th: $35/hr

When using hourly rate, include in calculation set-up and teardown time.

* Proof of non-profit status must be supplied at contract execution.

* No hard-soled dancing shoes and no tape use in the building. Must provide table/floor covers for art events.

Commemorative Photo

Purchase a professional photograph of our beautiful historic building to commemorate your special event or memories. Choose either black and white or full color, 12"X18" stretched canvas photograph by Tim Jeffries from Moving Pictures Photography. $100

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