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Eagles Club
updated: Jan 18, 2013, 8:11 AM

By Edhat Subscriber

I just moved downtown and I'm curious if the Eagles building on Bath St is a private club or an open bar?

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 COMMENT 364800 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-18 09:06 AM

Members only look into membership, it's a great organization.

 

 COMMENT 364804P agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-18 09:17 AM

Great location, plenty of parking, pool table, and stiff cheap drinks. It's members only and you need to be sponsored by a member to become a member but when I was there they were eager for new members.

 

 COMMENT 364811P agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-18 09:33 AM

Bath Street and ? Have never heard of the Eagles building.

 

 COMMENT 364821 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-18 09:57 AM

They rent out their back room also. Very nice folks It is just before Bath & Carrillo

 

 COMMENT 364876 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-18 11:27 AM

I have lived here nearly 50 years and I have never noticed this place.

 

 COMMENT 364922 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-18 01:09 PM

Ditto 876

 

 COMMENT 364930 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-18 01:45 PM

876 & 922, it's time to leave the car in the garage and stretch those legs once in a while! There's a lot to see when you're moving at 2 instead of 30... the slower you go, the more you see.

Assuming you can tear your eyes off the iPhone for a while.

I've always wanted to stop in this place and see if I could get a beer, but never have... Always imagined the door would swing shut and everyone would stop talking and stare at me while a record skipped over and over in a back room. I think that's what I was hoping would happen and didn't want to find out otherwise.

 

 COMMENT 364957P agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-18 02:37 PM

930 - there's no way everyone would know most everything about most of our neighborhoods. I'm poster 876 and have 14K miles on my five year old car and do not have a smart phone, but Edhat does get "smart" responses sometimes. Happy Hour should be every hour. I walk slower than I wish and try to notice everything,, contributing to Edhat on a regular basis. Let there be kindness.

 

 COMMENT 364982P agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-18 03:14 PM

Is this the pretty building that long ago was an orphanage?

 

 COMMENT 365127P agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-18 08:53 PM

930, I'm going on 28 years here. When I saw "Eagle on Bath," I thought they were talking about the Eagle Inn, on lower Bath street.

Maybe you should get out more.

 

 FLICKA agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-19 08:24 AM

I went to the Eagles for my friend Grover Barnes 100th birthday, about 5 yrs ago (huge party). No, it's not the old St. Vincents Orphange (it's on De la Vina); my great-grandmother was a cook there in the early 1900s.

 

 COMMENT 365232 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-19 09:21 AM

It's a great place! Membership only. I've been there a couple of times. There was short trend about 5-6 years ago when a lot of young 20-ish aged people were joining. I guess it was hip for a second, but I went in for a friend's birthday. Really cool and nice. Felt like stepping back in time, and that was one of the best things about it! I hope they always stay and never change!

 

 COMMENT 365777 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-21 11:28 AM

The Eagles joined the SB Pool League for the first time last October, so that means we get to go there every once in a while. Great place. Membership very inexpensive. A lot smaller than the Elks Lodge, but they have none of the goofy religious crap that the Elks like to proselytize.

 

 COMMENT 365811 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-21 01:11 PM

I like Moose Lodge on Victoria. We're members of the Stockdale Lodge in Bakersfield and enjoy ourselves very much. When in town I try to stop by. Social clubs like these are fun places and handy when you're traveling because you're always welcome.

 

 COMMENT 367230 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-25 06:37 AM

I've been an Elk for about 6 years now, was an officer for 2 years and my husband has been on the Board of Directors for about 4 years; never had anyone at anytime (other than the investigation prior to membership, which asked all kinds of basic questions) try to steer my religious beliefs.

 

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