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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, self-guided nature hikes & walks, guided hikes & walks on Saturdays and Sundays, playgrounds, video game room, mini-golf, disc golf, shuffleboard, basketball, volleyball, horseshoes, and a host of activities and attractions in the Smugglers' area.

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

Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
A great way to get a low impact workout and a tan all at the same time.

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.

AutumnFest Welcome Orientation
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Monday, September 7 - 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.

Gourmet Cheese & Wine Tasting
Monday - Friday, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Boyden Valley Winery invites you to join them for a “European Winery 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. Tour meets at The Boyden Valley Winery. Directions available at The Guest Service Desk. $19 per person + tax.

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.

Flavors of the Forest
Thursday, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Thursdays 4:00 – 5:30 pm Flavors of the Forest:
Deep in the Smuggs’ woods 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.

Apple Picking at Chapin Orchard
Friday, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
ravel 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. Transportation provided. Meet at the Gazebo.

Mushroom Hunting
Friday, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Explore the woods at Smuggs in search of mushrooms! This educational walk will teach you how to locate and identify a variety of wild mushrooms, such as chanterelles, boletes and morels. Walk will range between 1-2 miles and 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...

Jammin' Sam Acoustic
Sunday, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Familiar favorites with Jammin' Sam. In the Morse Mountain Grille.

Acoustic Goodtime Charlie
Monday, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Familiar favorites. 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.

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.

Acoustic Duo
Wednesday, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Familiar favorites with Goodtime Charlie & Jammin' Sam. 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 Duo
Friday, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Familiar favorites with Goodtime Charlie & Jammin' Sam. 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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