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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.

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Please refer to the Holiday Magic Activity & Entertainment Schedule for additions to programming and changes to activities December 9-25, 2018.

Participation in the following activities are included in all of our Club Smugglers' Packages available December 7, 2018 - April 7, 2019 .
Entertainment for Families...

Daily Activities
The FunZone 2.0 Ozone
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
The Ozone has all the classic original FunZone elements like ping-pong, mini golf, inflatables like the giant slide, pirate ship, and obstacle course, the Littles' Loft featuring Imagination Playground's Big Blue Blocks, bouncy house, creative play store, and much more.

Hot Chocolate Warm Up
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 OR Billy Bob Bear.

Sir Henry's Tube Sliding
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
Family GaGa Ball
Sunday 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Join us for a game of GaGa ball, fun for the whole family. Ages 5 & older. Meets in the lower level of the Meeting House.

Roller Coasters • STEAM
Sunday 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Come work as a team to design and build model roller coasters! Loops, drops, and speed are all part of our plans! Explore what an engineer does and the importance of design and experimentation. Ages 4 & older. Meets in the lower level of the Meeting House. Must be present at the start of the activity.

Monday
Winter Welcome Bonfire
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
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Goodtime Charlie is your host. 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 a local charity! Did you know that Shakespeare played Bingo? Where do you think he got 'B2 or not B2'? That is the question? This activity will be moved to 12/25 and 1/1 to accommodate holiday events.

Airboard Family Fun Race
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come join us at Sir Henry's Hill and try out airboarding together. Ages 10 & older. This event will be cancelled on 12/24.

Tuesday
Family Tubing Party
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us for some serious family fun at our Tubing Grand Prix on Sir Henry's Hill. No ski boots, please.

I-Did-A-Sled
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 warming yurt at Sir Henry's Hill. Please be prompt, space is limited.

Wednesday
Family Karaoke
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Young and old alike will have a chance to display their singing talents for Family Karaoke in the Meeting House.

Familee Phew'd
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us in the Meeting House for our Smugglers' Notch Family Game Show. Play for fun and prizes.

Thursday
Smuggs Winter Carnival
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.

Character Dance Party
7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Mambo with Mogul Mouse & boogie with Billy Bob Bear. Hosted by Goodtime Charlie and Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate. Cookie Race footage will be shown. In the Lower Level of the Meeting House.


Fireworks
Torchlight Parade & Fireworks!!!

Thursday 8:00 pm - 8:15 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.




Friday
Family Tubing Party
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.

Saturday
Egg Drop • STEAM
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Watch out below! We will be transporting eggs from some pretty tall places. Will they make it? It is up to your team to design a package that will keep your egg safe. Ages 6 & older. Meets at the Nordland Library. Must be present at the start of the activity.

I-Did-A-Sled
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 warming yurt at Sir Henry's Hill. Please be prompt, space is limited.

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

Evening Entertainment is included in all the Club Smugglers' Packages. Available December 7, 2018 - April 7, 2019 except as noted.

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Bootleggers' Lounge
Enjoy our comfortable smoke free lounge, with a full bar, located in The Village Lodge.

Open nightly, 7:00 pm - late night
Entertainment for ages 21 & older begins at 9:00 pm (unless noted).


Sunday - Sports Sports Sports!!!
Catch Sports Highlights on multiple TVs! NFL RedZone, Basketball, and Hockey.

Monday - Acoustic Trio
Smuggs legend Goodtime Charlie and Jammin' Sam is joined by Eli as they play favorites Eagles, Beatles, Bowie, Paul Simon, and Ed Sheeran. SCHEDULE NOTE: this show moves from Monday, December 24th, January 14th and January 21st to Tuesday, December 25th, January 15th and January 22nd.

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 to Monday, December 24th, January 14th and January 21st from Tuesday, December 25th, January 15th and January 22nd, 2019.

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

Thursday - Smuggs House Band
Join Goodtime Charlie, Jammin' Sam, and friends for an evening of live music. Playing songs by Classic Rock Acts like Tom Petty, Steve Miller, and Elton John... plus some other surprises.

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

Friday Night Karaoke
Be the next Smuggs Idol - be prepared to sing your heart out!

Saturday - Dance/Karaoke Party
Goodtime Charlie hosts this evening of dancing and singing to all your favorites - from the 80s till NOW!
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). $85 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.
New Year's Eve Top of the Notch Dinner
Monday, December 31st
Join us for a very special dining experience 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 special gourmet dinner with appetizer, salad, choice of prime rib, scallops or their famous Vermont chicken, and a dessert. After dinner, work off those calories with a 40 minute snowshoe down to the Madonna/Sterling Base Lodge. This is truly a rustic experience with no bathrooms. B.Y.O.B. Advance registration at the Guest Service Desk is required. $120 per person. Function will be cancelled in the event of severe weather. Sign-up deadline Tuesday at 12:00 noon, no refunds for cancellations after this time. Minimum sign-up is required for trip to run. Transportation to the Base Lodge leaves from the Village Welcome Sign promptly at 4:15 pm. Please contact TREASURES, ext. 1180 for babysitters.
Black Bear Aprés Sport Parties
Sundays, Fridays & 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! Sundays and Fridays feature Jammin' Sam on guitar and vocals, Saturdays have Goodtime Charlie hosting with music, trivia, bar games, and prizes from our featured brands.
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