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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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Participation in the following activities are included in all of our Club Smugglers' Packages available December 4, 2015 - April 10, 2016 .

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.

Creative Sock Puppets
Sunday & Thursday, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Puppet fantasy abounds when you build your own sock puppet with our amazing guides in this hands-on art project. Meets at the yurt next to the Courtside Pool.

Sunday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 1:00 pm - 2:00 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.

Village Scavenger Hunt
Monday, 10:30 am - 11:30 am & Saturday, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Journey around the village following our clues, you might even learn something new. All ages. Meets at the Yurt by 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! 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.

Awesome Arts and Crafts
Tuesday 10:30 am – 12:00 noon & Friday, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Join us for some great art projects that your whole family will love. There is a lot of creative work to be done so please be prompt.
All ages. Meets at the Yurt next to the Courtside Pool.

Smuggs Winter Family Challenge
Tuesday, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Challenge the family to some fun and exciting games of skill and chance, better get moving the clock starts NOW!!! Ages 5 & older. Meets at the Gazebo on the Village Green.

Tuesday & Saturday, 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.

Pool Games at Courtside Pool
Wednesday, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Join us at Courtside Pool for some water based fun. Games, contests and more. Meets at Courtside Pool.

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.

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, and SSU staff. Cookie Race footage will be shown. In the Lower Level of the Meeting House. SCHEDULE NOTE: This event will be replaced by other events on Thursday, December 24th, 2015

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.
SCHEDULE NOTE: This event will start at 7:00 pm
on Thursday, December 24th, 2015

Snow Art
Friday, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Join us for some outdoor snow play fun. We will build and color our creations and enjoy Mother Nature’s gift of snow!! All ages. Meets at the yurt next to Courtside Pool.

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.

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

Evening Entertainment is included in all the Club Smugglers' Packages. Available December 4, 2015 - April 10, 2016 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 Monday, January 18th to Tuesday, Jan 19th, 2016.

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 Tuesday, January 19th to Monday, January 18th, 2016.

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.

Black Bear Aprés Sport Parties
Sundays, Fridays & Saturdays, 2:00 pm til closing, from mid-December 2015 through the end of March 2016.
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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