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Entertainment for Families and Adults

The Smuggs fun goes on after the sun goes down!

We offer a variety of fun activities for the entire family or just adults every night of the week.

Take a ride to the top of our world on the Cat Trak Express.

Please refer to this Christmas Holiday Schedule or New Year's Eve Schedule for additions to programming and changes to activities December 19, 2014 - January 4, 2015.

Participation in the following activities are included in all of our Club Smugglers' Packages available December 5, 2014 - April 12, 2015 .

Entertainment for Families...

The FunZone
Daily, 2:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The FunZone, our indoor play area, adjacent to the Nordic Center is filled with a variety of exceptional and conventional games. It's fun for the whole family! Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Hot Chocolate Warm Up
Daily, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Join the Activities crew for FREE hot chocolate and a bonfire. Special appearance at 4:00 pm by Mogul Mouse & Billy Bob Bear.

Sir Henry's Tube Sliding
Daily, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tube Sliding at its best on our lighted terrain on Sir Henry's Hill. We provide the tubes! No ski boots, please. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Weather permitting. The tubing hill closes at 7:30 on Thursdays for fireworks.

Sunday, Wednesday and Friday 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Join us for a rousing game of broomball. A fun game played on the ice without the skates. Helmets required no skates or ski boots. Meet at the ice rink. Weather Permitting.

FunZone Open House
Sunday, 7:00 pm - 8:30 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. Our activities staff with Mogul Mouse & Billy Bob Bear will mix in music and laughter... it's fun for the whole family.

Smuggs-a-Thon Family Challenge
Monday 10:00 am and Saturday 1:00 pm.
Join us for a fun-filled obstacle challenge race and hit the ground running! This race will take you around the Village experiencing some of the best Smuggs has to offer. Be prepared to be outside. Ages 12 & under need to be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Outer Limits Teen Center by the Courtside Pool.

Winter Welcome Bonfire
Monday, 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Goodtime Charlie, Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate, Jammin' Sam, Mogul Mouse, and Billy Bob Bear welcome YOU to SMUGGS with music, dancing, and updates on all the exciting programs we offer.

Bingo Blast
Monday, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Twooooo much FUN! Bring the family to the Lower Level of the Meeting House to play for cash or prizes, with a portion of the proceeds going to the Lamoille Area Cancer Network! Goodtime Charlie will kick off the proceedings. Did you know that Shakespeare played Bingo? Where do you think he got 'B2 or not B2'? That is the question?

Airboard Family Fun Race
Monday, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come join us at Sir Henry's Hill and try out airboarding together. Ages 10 & older.

Beginners Latin/Salsa/Ballroom Dance Class
Monday, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us in the lower Meeting House for this all ages dance class. If you want to learn the basics of salsa, tango, swing and waltz — this class is for you! $15 per person.

Tuesday, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join in a family friendly competition! Build a sled with supplies we provide and see if it stands up to the ultimate test - a launch off our hill on Sir Henry's Learning area... fun for the whole family. Meet at the Dr. Pepper Pavilion.

Family Karaoke
Wednesday, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Young and old alike will have a chance to display their singing talents for Family Karaoke in the Meeting House. SCHEDULE NOTE: This event will move from Wed, Dec 24th to Thurs, Dec 25th, and from Wed, Dec 31st to Thurs, Jan 1st.

Smuggs Winter Carnival
Thursday, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Good Time Charlie hosts our weekly winter carnival on the Village Green. Join us for family fun as we celebrate winter with music, food and games. Wicked Good Ice will be on hand with a special ice carving demonstration and our activities staff will entertain with winter games, races, bonfire and hot chocolate.
SCHEDULE NOTE: This event will move from Thurs, Dec 25th to Wed, Dec 24th, and from Thurs, Jan 1st to Wed, Dec 31st.

Showtime Characters Dance Party!
Thursday, 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Mambo with Mogul Mouse, boogie with Billy Bob Bear, shake it up with SnerdBall & Frostie the Snowmaker, do the chicken dance with Bill the Bald Eagle, slide and slither with Sam the Snowsnake, and yell with Yellow Cat. Hosted by Goodtime Charlie, Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate, Jammin' Sam, and SSU staff. Cookie Race footage will be shown. In the Lower Level of the Meeting House.
SCHEDULE NOTE: This event will move from Thurs, Dec 25th to Wed, Dec 24th, and from Thurs, Jan 1st to Wed, Dec 31st.

Torchlight Parade & Fireworks!!!

Thursday 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Morse Liftline will be lit by a formation of SSU Instructors carrying torches followed by a Fireworks display that will dazzle! Soundtrack and announcing by Goodtime Charlie.
This event will be moved to 12/24 from 12/25 and 12/31 from 1/1.

Family Tubing Party
Friday, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for some serious family fun at our Tubing Grand Prix on Sir Henry's Hill. No ski boots, please.

FunZone Jamboree
Saturday, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come to the FunZone for some old-fashioned family fun. Enjoy music, tournaments and races. A-rockin' good time for all!

Events, dates, and times are subject to change.
Evening Entertainment for Adults...

Evening Entertainment is included in all the Club Smugglers' Packages. Available December 5, 2014 - April 12, 2015 except as noted.

Bootleggers' Lounge

Nightly, 7:00 pm - late night
Comfortable smoke free lounge with a full bar located in The Village Lodge.

Nightly entertainment for ages 21 & older begins at 9:00 pm (unless noted).

Sunday - Sports Highlights
Catch the weekend's Sports Highlights on the Big Screen!

Monday - Acoustic Duo
Smuggs legend Goodtime Charlie is joined by Jammin' Sam as they play favorites from Brown Eyed Girl to Blues Traveler.
SCHEDULE NOTE: this show moves from Mon, Jan 12th to Tues, Jan 13th, and from Mon, Jan 26th to Tues, Jan 27th.

Tuesday - Marko's Magical Mystery Show
The ever popular Marko the Magician will dazzle you with prodigious feats of prestidigitation (a magical word for magic) delivered with lots of laughs, in fact Marko is as much a Comedian as he is a Magician.
SCHEDULE NOTE: this show moves from Tues, Jan 13th to Mon, Jan 12th, and from Tues, Jan 27th to Mon, Jan 26th.

Wednesday - Liquid Courage Karaoke
Step into the spotlight and become a singing star! Goodtime Charlie is your host.

Thursday - Jam Night
Join Goodtime Charlie, Jammin’ Sam, and friends for a jam session. Bring your instrument and sit in with the band.

Friday - Continue the Aprés Sport Fun - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm. Jammin' Sam will play guitar and sing.

Friday Night Karaoke - 9:30 pm
Jammin' Sam will take your Karaoke requests - come prepared to sing your heart out!

Saturday - Karaoke Dance Party
Goodtime Charlie hosts this evening of singing and dancing to all your favorites - from Lady Madonna to Lady Gaga!
Even More Adult Entertainment...

Snowshoe Adventure Dinner
Tuesday, 4:10 pm - 8:45 pm
A dramatic weekly dining feature atop Sterling Mountain for adults. The Sterling lift transports you to The Top of The Notch, a mountain cabin lit only by candles. The Hearth & Candle Restaurant serves a gourmet meal with appetizer, salad, choice of main course, and a famous dessert. After dinner, work off those calories with a 40 minute snowshoe down to the Base Lodge. Patrons are welcome to bring their own beverage to complement the meal.

Advance registration at The Guest Service Desk is required; this event is for adults only. The Top of the Notch dinner is offered on Tuesday evenings from 4:10 pm - 8:45 pm throughout the Winter season, weather permitting (this event may be cancelled in the event of severe weather). $69 per person. Please sign up by 12:00 noon on Tuesday. A minimum sign-up is required for trip to run.

Events, days, and times are subject to change.

Happy New Year! Bring in the New Year with us at a special Top of the Notch dinner on December 31, 2014. A special menu includes choice of Prime Rib, Scallops, or the Hearth & Candle's famous Vermont Chicken. $100 per person, including a Champagne toast.
Black Bear Aprés Sport Parties
Sundays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2:00 pm til closing
The Black Bear Tavern in the Sterling/Madonna Base Lodge is the location for Upper Mountain off-slope Action! Fridays feature Jammin' Sam on guitar and vocals, Saturdays have Goodtime Charlie hosting with music, trivia, bar games, and prizes. Sundays will again be jammin' with Sam. There will be drink specials too!
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