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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 this Holiday Magic Activity & Entertainment Schedule for additions to programming and changes to activities December 18 - 31, 2022

Participation in the following activities are included in both our Mountain Experience and Winter Experience Packages and are available December 9, 2022 - April 2, 2023
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, inflatable giant slide, the Littles' Loft featuring Imagination Playground's Big Blue Blocks, bouncy house, creative play store, and much more.

Bonfire Warm Up
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Join the Activities crew and warm up around a bonfire.

Sunday
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

I-Did-A-Sled
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm & 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. All ages.

Monday
Jewelry Making
Monday - Saturday 9:00 am - 11:30 am & Monday - Friday 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
A fun and skills-building workshop for anyone. You will go home with your own hand-made beautiful creation! $60 per person. ages 9 & older. Meet at the Vermont Jewelry School on Iris Lane in Cambridge, located only 3.5 miles from Smugglers' Notch Resort. A minimum of 2 people are needed for the class to run. Full description of Jewelry Making.

Winter Welcome Bonfire
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jammin' Sam, Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate & Mogul Mouse welcome you to Smuggs with music, dancing, hot cocoa, and updates on all the exciting programs we offer. Located next to the Gazebo on the Village Green.

Friendly Pirate Show
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Pirate songs and dances including Shark in the Dark and Poop Deck Dance, from Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate's 5 albums. Featuring special guest Mogul Mouse. Meet in the FunZone 2.0 party room.

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. Riders must be at least 42" tall and be able to stop themselves.

Friendly Pirate Raingutter Regatta
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ahoy mateys - Join Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate and create your own ship from materials provided by the Activities Crew. See who has the fastest seafarin' ship to sail down the raingutters. Meet in the FunZone 2.0 party room. All ages.

Bingo Blast
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bring the family to the lower level of the Meeting House to play for prizes! Did you know that Shakespeare played Bingo? Where do you think he got 'B2 or not B2'? That is the question? All ages.

Tuesday
Friendly Pirate Bingo
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rockin Ron the Friendly Pirate is your host. Bring the family to the FunZone 2.0 party room to play for prizes!

Glow Tubing
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Glow Tubing is incredibly unique and fun for all ages! Get outdoors and enjoy this family friendly atmosphere on Sir Henry's Hill. Glow your way down the tubing hill lanes as an array of LED lights line and illuminate the Snow Tubing hill. No ski boots, please. Riders must be 42" tall and be able to stop themselves.

Marko's Family Magic Show
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bring the family to the lower level of the Meeting House to be dazzled by Marko the Magician and his amazing magical performance. All ages.

Wednesday
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. SmuggsPass required. Riders must be at least 42" tall and be able to stop themselves.

Family Karaoke
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Young and old alike will have a chance to display their singing talents for Family Karaoke in the Meeting House. All ages.

Thursday
Smuggs Winter Carnival
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Our weekly Winter Carnival is located 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, and a bonfire.

Friendly Pirate Show
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Pirate songs and dances including Shark in the Dark and Poop Deck Dance, from Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate's 5 albums. All ages. Meet in the Meeting House.

Fireworks & Character Dance Party
7:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Mogul Mouse will be on hand for hugs, dancing, and photos before and during the Fireworks display. Hosted by Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate. Meets at the Gazebo.

Fireworks!!!

Thursday 8:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Join us near the Gazebo to watch our weekly Fireworks display that will definitely dazzle!
Please note: During the Christmas New Year's Holiday Weeks Fireworks will be on the nights of Wednesay 12/21, Saturday 12/24, Thursday 12/29, and Saturday 12/31.

Friday
Glow Tubing
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Glow Tubing is incredibly unique and fun for all ages! Get outdoors and enjoy this family friendly atmosphere on Sir Henry's Hill. A super fun and incredibly unique event for you to experience. Glow your way down the tubing hill lanes as an array of LED lights line and illuminate the Snow Tubing hill. No ski boots, please. SmuggsPass required.

Friendly Pirate Bingo
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rockin Ron the Friendly Pirate is your host. Bring the family to the FunZone 2.0 party room to play for prizes!

NEW - Ghostly Tales in the Notch - Winter Walk

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Moderate Difficulty
Join Rockin' Ron Carter on a moonlit walk into the Notch while hearing spooky tales and folklore about the area. $25 per person. Preregistration required. Meet at the Yurt by Courtside Pool.

Dress for the outdoors and for light to moderate outdoor exercise. For use during the program, we will provide traction devices to wear over your snowboots for improved traction in winter, and trekking poles if desired. Our Ghostly walk program is best suited for individuals 10 & older due to story content.
Familee Phew'd
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us in the Meeting House for our Smugglers' Notch Family Game Show. Play for fun and prizes. All ages.

Saturday
Friendly Pirate and Friends
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Mogul Mouse & Billy Bob Bear join Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate for songs and dances. Meets in the FunZone 2.0 party room.

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. SmuggsPass required. Riders must be at least 42" tall and be able to stop themselves.

Science Show
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Professor Alpine has fun with experiments that may look like magic but are really science! Meets in the FunZone 2.0 party room. 5 & older. Note: On Saturday, December 31 this event will not be available.

Family GaGa Ball and Family Games
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for a game of GaGa ball, or play one of the other family games we'll have out. Fun for the whole family! Ages 5 & older. Meet in the lower level of the Meeting House.

Please note: Saturday January 14, the Science Show and Family GaGa Ball will be replaced by the Jeh Kulu Dance & Drum Theater.

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

Evening entertainment events are located in either the lower level of the Meeting House or Bootleggers' Lounge for ages 21 & older.

Evening Entertainment is included in both our Winter Experience Packages. Available
December 9, 2022 - April 2, 2023 except as noted.

Monday - Name that Tune

8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Name that tune with Jammin' Sam in the Meeting House. Ages 18 & older.

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Top of the Notch Snowshoe Adventure Dinner

Tuesday, 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Snowshoe Adventure Dinner is one of our most popular programs, a dramatic and delicious dining experience atop Sterling Mountain.

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Marko's Magical Mystery Show

Marko's Magical Mystery Show

Tuesday, 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The legendary Marko the Magician will dazzle you with prodigious feats of prestidigitation delivered with a twist of humor. In the Meeting House. Ages 18 & older.

Adult Karaoke

Wednesday - Adult Karaoke

Wednesday, 8:30 pm
Come to Bootleggers' Lounge and join in for some adult karaoke fun with Jammin' Sam.

Smuggs House Band

Thursday, 8:30 pm
Join 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. Ages 21 & older in Bootleggers' Lounge.

Friday - Adult Karaoke

Friday, 8:30 pm
Come to Bootleggers' Lounge and join in for some adult karaoke fun. Ages 21 & older.

Homegrown Music Series

Saturday, 8:30 pm
Come check out great tunes by our featured local performers of the week. 21 & older in Bootleggers' Lounge.

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