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AutumnFest Activities at Smugglers' Notch

The fun goes on and on for everyone!

We are looking forward to a spectacular foliage season! Check out our Mountain Foliage Webcam!

Choose from a variety of Resort activities, including tennis courts, bike rentals, the FunZone Indoor Family Entertainment Center, pools and hot tubs, our year-round Zip Line Canopy Tour, guided and self-guided nature hikes & walks, playgrounds, mini-golf, disc golf, shuffleboard, basketball, volleyball, horseshoes, and a host of activities and attractions in the Smugglers' area.

A SmuggsPass is required for activities followed by a checkmark ✔.

These programs are available during AutumnFest from August 31 - October 18, 2015.

Aqua-Aerobics
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
A great way to get a low impact workout. At Mountainside Pool through 9/18, at Courtside Pool starting 9/19.

Pickleball
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
A cross between, badminton, tennis and ping pong, Pickleball is a game that is easy to learn and fun to play! Meet at the North Hill tennis courts. SmuggsPass required.

AutumnFest Welcome Orientation
Mondays - from August 31 - November 30, 2015 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Join us at the Welcome Orientation in The Meeting House and learn about Resort activities and area attractions. Coffee, tea, and pastries will be served.

French Gourmet Winery Experience
Monday - Friday, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Boyden Valley Winery invites you to join them for a “French Gourmet Experience in Vermont.” Join them at their farm for a tour of the winery and tasting of their own wines, served with gourmet cheeses, fresh fruits and breads. Cheese plates purchased for guests under 21 will be served with juice. $24.95 per person plus tax. Pre-registration required, space is limited. Transportation required. Meet at the Boyden Valley Winery.

Landscape Photography
Tuesday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Whether you enjoy photographing wildflowers, the mountain landscape, streams, forests, wildlife, or the rural countryside in Vermont, this workshop can help better equip you with some basic technical skills and creative vision that will allow you to capture the beauty of our world. Bring your camera for outdoor explorations and practice taking some shots. Meet at the Gazebo on the Village Green. Pre-registration required, space is limited. $48 per person.

Warming Teas, Coffees & Spices for the Fall
Thursday, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
As the trees start turning colors and the air starts to turn colder, look to hot drinks and spices to keep you warm! Join Kelley Robie of Horsetail Herbs as we delve into the craft of combining Bold Coffee Blends, Tasty Warming Teas and Flavorful Fall Spices. These complex coffee flavors and magical teas & spice blends from around the world can be consumed for both healing and pleasure. We will explore some history, have a few tastes, and then everyone will create and take home their own blends. $35 per person. Meet at Nordland Library. Pre-registration required, space is limited.

Flavors of the Forest
Thursday, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Deep in the woods of Smuggs lies a feast waiting to be found! Join Kelley Robie of Horsetail Herbs as we celebrate Fall with a forest fiesta! We will be making food and medicine using berries, barks and fungi that have been gathered from the Vermont woods. We will prepare Sweet Edible Elderberry Syrup, Forbidden Chaga Fudge and Fermented Forest Root beer. You will get to taste and bring home food & forest medicine to keep you healthy throughout the year. $35 per person. Meet at Nordland Library. Pre-registration required, space is limited.

Apple Picking at Chapin Orchard
Friday, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Travel to Chapin Orchard where you can choose from several varieties of apples to pick and bring home. Shop the orchard store for local honey, maple syrup and apple goodies. SmuggsPass required. Transportation provided. Meet at the Gazebo. Pre-registration required, space is limited.

Mushroom Hunting
Friday, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
This educational walk will teach you how to locate and identify a variety of wild mushrooms, such as chanterelles, boletes and morels. 1-2 miles, may include some off-trail exploration. Easiest, suitable for all abilities. Meet at the Gazebo.

The FunZone Indoor Family Entertainment and Recreation Center
Fall indoor activities for the entire family to enjoy!
3:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Daily through September 7th and
Thursday - Sunday, September 10th-December 3rd.
Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult. Proper attire required, no bathing suits or wet clothing. Socks required.


And in the Evening...

Acoustic Music
Sunday, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Familiar pop and rock favorites with guitar and vocals. In the Morse Mountain Grille.

Bingo Blast
Monday, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
It's good old fashioned Bingo at its best. Play for fun prizes. Meets in Bootleggers Lounge.

Acoustic Music
Monday, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Familiar pop and rock favorites with guitar and vocals. In the Morse Mountain Grille.

Friendly Pirate Dinner
Tuesday, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Friendly Pirate welcomes you aboard the Morse Mountain Grille for Pirate songs, dances, and jokes! The food's not free but the FUN is. SCHEDULE NOTE: This event will not take place on Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015.

Acoustic Music
Wednesday, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Familiar pop and rock favorites with guitar and vocals. In the Morse Mountain Grille.

Acoustic Music
Thursday, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Familiar pop and rock favorites with guitar and vocals. In the Morse Mountain Grille.

Bonfire Sing-Along
Thursday, 7:00 pm
Round out your evening with a good old-fashioned sing-along around the bonfire on The Village Green.

Acoustic Music
Friday, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Familiar pop and rock favorites with guitar and vocals. In the Morse Mountain Grille.

FunZone Jamboree
Saturday, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
Putt, bounce, and slide the night away at our indoor FunZone. Come and enjoy all of the exciting elements the FunZone has to offer.
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