Mosey through the Village Courtyard and sample delicious food products made with ingredients from our Green Mountain State. Vendors are subject to change but may include: Barr Hill, SILO Distillery, Mad River Distillers, Long Trail, Woodchuck, Ambrosia Confections, Mountain Grove Coffee, It’s Arthur’s Fault, SAP!, GoodMix, MOCO Hot Chocolate, West River Creamery, Kimball Brook Farm, Wood’s Syrup, and Ski VT with Cabot Cheese.
The Smugglers' Notch special winter carnival features music, face painting, games, a bonfire, and more. The festivities are from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm on the Village Green. Always a family favorite hosted by Goodtime Charlie, Mogul Mouse, Billy Bob Bear, and the Friendly Pirate!
Enjoy Smugglers' Notch Resort and its amenities as a comfortable and convenient home base to visit sugarhouses and learn about the process directly from enthusiastic maple sugarmakers. During our Maple Vacation Experience offer we will include complimentary specialty food and beverage samplings, a children's gift, and sugar on snow during the Thursday Winter Carnival. Plus a selection of our popular programs will be maple themed just for you, and there will be special dining options at our restaurants.
Choose from a variety of Resort activities, including tennis courts, bike rentals, pools and hot tubs, our year-round Zip Line Canopy Tour, guided and self-guided nature walks, playgrounds, mini-golf, disc golf, shuffleboard, basketball, volleyball, horseshoes, and a host of activities and attractions in the Smugglers' Notch area.
A SmuggsPass or Daycation ticket is required for activities followed by a checkmark ✔.
The following programs are available during AutumnFest from September 3 - October 13, 2019
Vinyasa Flow Yoga Sunday, 9:15 am - 10:30 am This class will include a step by step approach that appropriately takes a student from one posture to the next. During this moderately paced practice will link together our body movements and our breathing. Some yoga experience is recommended. Ages 7 & older. $15 per person. Advance registration recommended as space is limited.
Mini Structures *STEAM activity ✔ Sunday, 10:00 am - 11:00 am Ages 3 and older Which shapes can you find in nature? Which shapes can you find in buildings at Smuggs? We will be finding and learning about different shapes and their strengths. Then, we will build our own 2D and 3D shapes using marshmallows and toothpicks. All ages. Meets at the yurt next to Courtside Pool. Must be present at the start of the activity.
Mini Golf Tournament ✔ Sunday, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm All Ages Join us in the FunZone 2.0 for a friendly game of mini golf, will you be the one to sink a hole in one? Meets at the FunZone 2.0.
Fitness Gym at the Cambridge Community Center Monday - Friday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday & Sunday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm You can purchase daily or weekly access to the fitness gym at the Cambridge Community Center. $10 for a 1-day pass or $20 for a 1-week pass. These are per person prices. Purchase your passes at the Guest Service Desk.
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 ✔ Monday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Learn about area attractions and Resort facilities. Located in the lower level of the Meeting House.(starting 9/10/18)
Aqua-Aerobics ✔ Monday - Friday 11:00 am A great way to get a low impact workout. Ages 16 & older. Located at Mountainside Water Playground.
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. $27.95 per person plus tax. Pre-registration required, space is limited. Transportation required. Meet at the Boyden Valley Winery.
Pick-Up Pickleball at the Cambridge Community Center Tuesdays 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm and Thursdays 9:00 am - 11:00 am Please bring an extra change of shoes. Outside shoes are not allowed on the gym floor. $5 per person, per session. Meets at the Cambridge Community Center. Sign-up in advance at the Guest Service Desk.
Apple Picking at Chapin Orchard ✔ Wednesday, 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. Finish the day with a stop at a local chocolate factory and maple shop. SmuggsPass required. Transportation provided. Meet at the Gazebo. Pre-registration required, space is limited.
Mushroom Hunting ✔ Thursday, 9:00 am - 10:30 am 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 Green Mountain Forest Facial Thursday, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Do you love the smell of the fresh mountain air? Are you new or returning to Vermont’s mountains and forests? Join Kelley Robie, of Horsetail Herbs, as we experience a refreshing forest facial! Come explore the scents of the crisp mountain air, intoxicating evergreens, mountain wildflowers & fresh running streams. We will be making a Foaming Forrest Facial Scrub, a Mountain Meadow Wildflower Steam, a Starry Night Mountain Mud Mask, a Rejuvenating Pine Pollen Facial Toner and a Smooth & Silky Forest Facial Lotion. You will be taking recipes & samples of everything home to remind you of your Green Mountain stay! This class is open to all! $45 per person, ages 8 & older. Please bring a large towel, bowl & something to tie your hair back. Meets at the Nordland Library. Pre-registration required, space is limited.
Gourmet Herbalism – Herbs & Food for Lifelong Health Thursday, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Make each meal a Healing Opportunity using herbs in foods to stay healthy! Join Kelley Robie, of Horsetail Herbs, as we learn to incorporate supportive medicinal herbs in our every day foods. We will be making Golden Milk to help reduce inflammation, Mediterranean Memory Vinaigrette to stay mentally sharp and an Immune Boosting Lassi for health and vitality. Learn the unique medicinal actions of these special herbs and how to add them to many different daily dishes. To entice your taste buds you will be going home with lots of tasty healing recipes to take charge of your health & well-being today! Enjoy! $45 per person Meet at Nordland Library. Pre-registration required, space is limited.
Scavenger Hunt ✔ Saturday, 10:00 am - 11:30 am Journey around the village following our clues, you might even learn something new. All ages. Meets at FunZone 2.0.
Mini-Golf Tournament ✔ Saturday, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Join us for a mini-golf tournament and show off your putting skills. All ages. Meets at FunZone 2.0.
The FunZone 2.0 Indoor Family Fun Complex Fall indoor activities for the entire family to enjoy! Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult. Proper attire required, no bathing suits or wet clothing. Socks required.
Zip Line Canopy Tour, Treetop Obstacle Course, and Climbing Adventure Departures Daily Join us in the trees for an unforgettable, treetop adventure. Soar through the forest on our award-winning Zip Line Canopy Tour; conquer the Treetop Obstacle Course; or test your agility on our Climbing Adventure. Adventure tours ranging from serene to extreme. Options for ages 4 years and older. Advance registration recommended as space is limited. Visit ArborTrek Canopy Adventuresfor more details. And in the Evening...
Acoustic Music Sunday, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Familiar pop and rock favorites with guitar and vocals. In the Morse Mountain Grille.
Acoustic Music Monday, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Familiar pop and rock favorites with guitar and vocals. In the Morse Mountain Grille.
Bingo Blast ✔ Tuesday, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm It's good old fashioned Bingo at its best. Play for fun prizes. Meets in the Meeting House.
Friendly Pirate Dinner Tuesday, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate performs pirate songs for adults and kids in the Morse Mountain Grille dining room. SCHEDULE NOTE: This event moves from Tuesday, September 18th to Wednesday, September 19th (International Talk Like a Pirate Day)
Smuggs Jeopardy ✔ Wednesday, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Join us in the Meeting House for some game show fun, Smuggs style! All ages. Located in the Meeting House.
Acoustic Music Thursday, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Familiar pop and rock favorites with guitar and vocals. In the Morse Mountain Grille.
Bonfire Sing-along ✔ Thursday, 8:00 pm Round out your evening with a good old-fashioned sing-along around the bonfire on The Village Green.
Acoustic Music Friday, 6:00 pm -8:00 pm Familiar pop and rock favorites with guitar and vocals. In the Morse Mountain Grille.
Bingo Blast ✔ Saturday, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm It's good old fashioned Bingo at its best. Play for fun prizes. Meets in the Meeting House.
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