All persons attending any activity on River Oaks property shall abide by the policies of the facility. At their discretion, River Oaks staff or Cottage Grove police may: Order the immediate removal of any person violating facility policies; or order immediate removal from the premises of all alcoholic beverages brought onto the facility in violation of facility policies; order the termination of alcoholic beverage service by the River Oaks staff; or order the rental event to terminate immediately and order all persons from the premises.
“This establishment prohibits the wearing of insignias of a criminal gang as defined per Minnesota statute 609.229.” Definition. As need in this section, “criminal gang” means any ongoing organization, association, or group of three or more persons, whether formal or informal, that: Has one of its primary activities, the commission of one or more of the offenses listed in section 609.11, subdivision 9; Has a common name or common identifying sign or symbol; and Includes members who individually or collectively engage in or have engaged in a pattern of criminal activity.
You are responsible for the setup, placement and take down of all center pieces not provided by River Oaks. River Oaks does not permit the affixing of anything to the walls, floors, ceilings or outdoor poles with nails, staples, tape or other substance unless the management gives approval. Confetti and glitter is not allowed. For your convenience we offer rental votive candles and holders at a cost of $1 each and beveled mirror tiles at a cost of $1 each and white outdoor guest chairs for gazebo weddings at the cost of $2 each.
Setup and Entertainment
The renter will have access to the room two hours before the scheduled event time. Except for wedding, which will have access to the room at 10am the day of the event. Room Rental fees include the set-up of tables, chairs, linens, servers, and bartenders the day of the event.
No Smoking Policy
The entire Event Center is smoke free. Your guests are permitted to smoke outside the entrance or on the patio. Ashtray receptacles are provided for your guests to use.
Liability and Insurance
The renter assumes full responsibility for its group’s conduct and for any loss, breakage, or damage to the rooms, equipment or other River Oaks property.
River Oaks is not liable for any loss, damage, injury, or illness by the users of the facilities in River Oaks. The renter is responsible for the conduct of the renter’s guests while on the River Oaks property. Neither the City of Cottage Grove nor its employees can be held responsible for any items that are left at the facility by the renter or contracted service provider. The renter using River Oaks shall agree to compensate the City of Cottage Grove for any damages to facilities or equipment and further assumes all liability for any personal injuries, including death, caused by participants at the scheduled rental.
River Oaks will not assume any responsibility for damage or loss of any merchandise or articles left on the premises before, during or after your event. All decorations and equipment provided by your party must be removed at the conclusion of your event.