Gore Mountain Region Chamber of Commerce

Gore Mountain Region Chamber
Calendar of Events

Thursday, April 17 -
Thursday, December 18
North Creek Rotary Club
North Creek Rotary Club meets Thursday mornings at Marsha's Restaurant, 268 Main St, North Creek
Saturday, August 30 -
Wednesday, September 24
What's in Your Attic?
Town of Johnsburg Historical Society's Exhibit "What's in Your Attic?" at the Tannery Pond Community Center
Wednesday, September 3 -
Thursday, September 4
Dracula Auditions
North Creek’s Our Town Theatre Group will hold auditions for its upcoming fall mainstage production of Deane and Balderston’s “Dracula.” Auditions will be held September 3 and 4, 7:00pm at Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main Street North Creek. Deane and Balderston’s “Dracula” is Bram Stoker’s classic novel adapted for the stage. There are parts for 2 females and 6 males. All ages are welcome to audition. All materials are provided and no preparation is necessary. Actors will read selected scenes and only need to attend one of the two nights. It is not necessary to stay the entire time but could be helpful. Perusal scripts are available at the Johnsburg, Chestertown and Indian Lake libraries. Performances will be October 24-26 at Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek. For more information please contact Stage Manager, Colleen Potter 518-212-7769.
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Saturday, September 6
Bread Basket Workshop
Weave your own 5"x 12" Bread Basket with rattan reed and your choice of accent colors. All materials and tools will be provided. Class also includes a pottery warming stone for your basket and a scenic gondola skyride for your enjoyment. Please plan to purchase lunch at the concession on our sundeck, or feel free to pack your own. Approximate time 3 ½ hours. This class is suitable for ages 16 and up. Space is limited, reserve today!
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Saturday, September 6
Harvest Moon Hike
Enjoy the magic of the moonlight and learn about the exciting nightlife of the ADK woods. Bring a flashlight or a headlamp. Advanced registration is required. The fourth person is FREE!
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Sunday, September 7
Farmers Market Brunch
Annual Farmers Market Brunch at Gore Mountain....Local restaurants provide sumptuous brunch using products and fresh produce from North Creek Farmers Market vendors…$20 ticket includes a gondola ride and live music 11am-1pm
Sunday, September 7
North Creek Farmers Market Brunch
Support local foods and enjoy a beautiful fall meal and gondola ride!
Gore Mountain welcomes you to the 5th Annual Farmers Market Brunch, a unique display of healthy, local foods from Gore Region Restaurants. This brunch gets rave reviews and everyone dining enjoys samples from the restaurants below, plus a scenic Northwoods Gondola skyride is included! All proceeds go directly to providing locally grown foods to our region. Brunch tickets will be sold as supplies last. Please arrive early for best selection. Ticket prices will be adjusted if servings start to diminish! Live entertainment from Vinnie Leddick!
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Friday, September 12 -
Sunday, September 14
Adirondack Fly Fishing Retreat
Geared toward beginning fly fishers, this workshop will not only focus on the art of fly casting and fly fishing, but also on the natural science of fly fishing. Led by licensed fly fishing guides with backgrounds in environmental science, the workshop will be held at the AIC, with fishing excursions planned nearby. No prior knowledge of fly fishing is necessary, nor is gear, which will be made available. Lodging and food provided onsite. $199/person. Pre-registration required. Call 518-582-2000 or email aic@esf.edu to register.
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Saturday, September 13
Party 101 Cooking Class
Learn to prepare various appetizers including stuffed mushrooms and cherry tomatoes, mini crab cakes, and more. Then enjoy the meal you've created! Party cocktails and pomegranate martinis for ages 21+. Space is limited, reserve today!
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Saturday, September 13
Teddy Roosevelt Dinner & Talk
Garnet Hill Lodge Teddy Roosevelt Dinner and Talk.... Buffet Style Dinner 5-8pm...“Life In The Adirondacks” Tales of Teddy By Joe Wiegand... Free hayrides from 4-7pm... Shuttle from North Creek Available Reservations & Information - 518-251-2444
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Sunday, September 14
6th Annual Fall Classic
North Country Ministry
North Country Ministry's 6th Annual Fundraiser Golf Classic at Cronin's Golf Resort in Warrensburg.
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Wednesday, September 17
Mushroom Walk with Susan Hopkins
With the guidance of mushroom expert Susan Hopkins, head out for a mushroom hunt along the trails! The walk will be followed by an exploration and discussion of the specimens found and collected during the walk. Bring a lunch. Call 518-582-2000 or email aic@esf.edu to register.
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Saturday, September 20
Carl Heilman II Photography Camp
Learn how to shoot various nature photography from the best in the business, with Gore as the backdrop. Explore fall foliage techniques, landscapes, wildflower photos, moving water, and more. Includes lunch, scenic gondola ride, and instruction.
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Sunday, September 21
Gore Mountain Leaf Cruncher
5K Trail Run/Walk - All ages welcome, includes a scenic gondola ride!
The Leaf Cruncher is back with an all-new (easier than past!) course layout. Check out this fun and family-oriented 5K which includes a scenic ride aboard the Northwoods Gondola to every runner. The course will be a combination of our rolling cross-country trails and flat base area, with a few steeper spots within the wooded areas. Treasure hunt for prizes on-course, as well as be "in the running" for great raffles following. Live music, easy parking, and great value in this fall 5K! All ages welcome, walkers should join us too! Save $10 when your register by August 29. Day-of registration and bib pick-up will be in the Base Lodge from 10am-12pm. Race starts at 1pm. The gondola is open 10am-4pm, and you are welcome to take your included ride before or after the run. Parking is ample and located in easy proximity to the course start and registration.
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Saturday, September 27
Bon Appetite Cooking Class
Learn to prepare a menu featuring seared scallops, coq au vin, salad Lyonnaise, and more. Then enjoy the meal you've created! Space is limited, reserve today!
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Saturday, September 27
Mushroom Walk with Susan Hopkins
With the guidance of mushroom expert Susan Hopkins, head out for a mushroom hunt along the trails! The walk will be followed by an exploration and discussion of the specimens found and collected during the walk. Bring a lunch. Call 518-582-2000 or email aic@esf.edu to register.
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Saturday, October 4
Adirondack Pack Basket Workshop
Weave your own full sized Adirondack Pack Basket complete with solid pine interior base and skids, and a custom cotton harness and matching sewn-in handle. This all-day class is suitable for adults and includes materials, tools, instruction, and lunch. Participants should bring a work shirt. Space is limited, reserve today!
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Saturday, October 4 -
Sunday, October 5
35th World's Largest Garage Sale
Warrensburg, NY
35th Annual Garage Sale with over 1,000 vendors...Free admission and parking with shuttle buses around town....
Saturday, October 11 -
Sunday, October 12
Gore Mountain Harvest Fest
Free family fun in a beautiful autumn atmosphere!
Don’t miss this fantastic event featuring local artisans & vendors, kid’s entertainment, hearty fall food & drink menu, and live entertainment all weekend!
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Saturday, October 11 -
Sunday, October 12
North Creek Fall Festival
Enjoy crafts, food, music and festivities on Main Street North Creek...Enjoy the fall folliage along the Hudson...
Wednesday, October 15
Foliage Dinner Train
Enjoy a 5 course dinner on the Saratoga and North Creek Railroad special dinner train. See the Hudson River and spectacular fall foliage as you travel from North Creek Station to Corinth and back.
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Sunday, October 19
40th Anniversary Gala
ADK Tri-County Nursing and Rehab
Fundraising dinner cruise, music and auction aboard the Adirondac on Lake George during the foliage season
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Saturday, November 22 -
Sunday, December 14
Gore Mountain Gives Food Drive
Save by donating non-perishable food items!
Get $10 off your lift ticket from Opening Day through Sunday, December 14 by donating a non-perishable food item to our annual drive! Please note our food drive is not available in combination with any other promotions, offers, or frequent skier cards.
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Saturday, November 29 -
Sunday, November 30
Snow Sports Instructor Training Course
Join our team of Ski & Snowboard Instructors!
The Gore Mountain Snow Sports School will be conducting our annual "Instructor Training Course" (ITC) November 29-30, 2014. If you want to see what it takes to be an instructor at Gore Mountain, this 2-day clinic is an opportunity for you to gain skills and knowledge about teaching and coaching skiing/snowboarding. We'll also help you improve your own personal skiing and riding skills. During the 2 days you will learn an overall view of how to teach, what to teach, and when to teach or coach certain skills. You will also receive individual feedback on your personal skiing/riding. At the end of the 2-day clinic, we will announce who we would like to offer ski/snowboard instructor positions to for the 2014-2015 season. If you successfully meet our requirements and are offered a position as an instructor, training will continue throughout the season and during your employment.
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Monday, December 15 -
Sunday, December 21
Take Your Kids to Gore Week #1
Sons and daughters ages 19 and under ski and ride free with full-paying parent all week- no coupons or discount promotions accepted in combination. Season passholders, four-pack holders, and Empire Cardholders are also defined as full-paying for this particular promotion and are welcome to participate. Don't miss our second Take Your Kids to Gore Week, March 21-27!
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Friday, December 26 -
Sunday, December 28
Christmas Holiday Camp
Three days of fun for kids!
Our Christmas Holiday Camp is a great way for children, ages 4-12, to spend their holiday vacation on the slopes and meeting new friends! Kids enjoy three consecutive days of fun skiing/riding with the same coaches. This camp is open to all abilities, and includes lift ticket, lunch, and supervision each day.
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Tuesday, December 30
Rail Jam
First Freestyle Event of the Season!
Competitors will be judged on their style, trick difficulty, and overall performance. Jam Format- One at a time, til' ya get tired... (plan for at least an hour) All competitors must wear a helmet and complete an assumption of risk agreement. Categories: Skiers Snowboarders Male and Female 15 and younger 16 and older
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Saturday, January 3 -
Sunday, January 4
Gail's Bump Camps
Offering an amazing value-packed mogul lesson opportunity!
Gear up for Walt's Bump Contest next Saturday, January 10 with Gail's Bump Camps- welcoming ages 10 & up! Participants will be grouped by age and ability- have fun! Just getting to know the bumps? We'll introduce you to them and get you started on how and where to turn. Select from 90-minute lessons gathering in the base area at either 9:45am or 1:15pm, or take both!
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Saturday, January 17 -
Sunday, January 18
MLK Holiday Camp
Two days of fun for kids!
Our Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend Holiday Camp is a great way for your children, ages 4-12, to spend their holiday vacation on the slopes and meeting new friends! Kids enjoy two consecutive days of fun skiing/riding with the same coaches. This camp is open to all abilities, and includes lift ticket, lunch, and supervision each day.
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Monday, January 19
USASA Boarder/SkierCross - at the Ski Bowl
This event is great for learning the sport of boarder/skiercross so tell all of your friends! The more we have the better the racing! Registration is open from 10-11am in the yurt at the bottom of the Ski Bowl. Lift opens at 11am, practice starts at that time. Time trials at 12:30pm, finals at 2pm. Don't miss our other USASA Boarder/Skier X on Monday, February 16!
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Saturday, January 24 -
Sunday, January 25
For the Gals - Snowboard Clinic
For female riders of any level, beginner to advanced!
Rip it up with the gals through cruisers, steeps, glades, and parks! Beginners learn to ride on our Burton LTR women-specific gear (included with beginner clinic). Intermediate and advanced riders cruise and play on the upper mountain, while working on your snowboarding goals. All of our adult clinics for ages 18+ include lift tickets, video analysis, feedback on your personal skiing/riding, indoor equipment discussions, light breakfast & lunch, lots of time on the snow with our certified instructors, and a complimentary wine & cheese party Saturday afternoon! Reservations are recommended, please call (518) 251-2411. Walk-ups are also welcome and should plan to arrive early to register.
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Saturday, January 24 -
Sunday, January 25
For Women Only - Alpine Skiing Clinic
Taught by our best female instructors, these clinics are tailored for women!
Welcoming lady alpine skiers, ages 18+ of any level, beginner to advanced. Taught by our best female instructors, this clinic is tailored to women. Work on your personal skiing goals and on-snow challenges (steeps, trees, conditions of the day...) All of our adult clinics for ages 18+ include lift tickets, video analysis, feedback on your personal skiing/riding, indoor equipment discussions, light breakfast & lunch, lots of time on the snow with our certified instructors, and a complimentary wine & cheese party Saturday afternoon! Reservations are recommended, please call (518) 251-2411. Walk-ups are also welcome and should plan to arrive early to register.
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Sunday, January 25 -
Friday, January 30
Gore Mountain Restaurant Week
A Showcase of Regional Dining and Culinary Talent!
Each day of adventure on the mountain should start with, or end with, a sampling of the fabulous dining opportunities in the Gore Region! Don't miss our fun Restaurant Race on Monday, January 26.
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Saturday, January 31 -
Sunday, February 1
Master the Mountain - Alpine Skiing or Snowboarding Clinics
Explore new terrain, overcome your fears, and push your skiing/riding to the next level!
Welcoming intermediate and advanced skiers and riders, ages 18+. Explore new terrain, overcome your fears, and push your skiing/riding to the next level! All of our adult clinics include lift tickets, video analysis, feedback on your personal skiing/riding, indoor equipment discussions, light breakfast & lunch, lots of time on the snow with our certified instructors, and a complimentary wine & cheese party Saturday afternoon! Reservations are recommended, please call (518) 251-2411, x1004. Walk-ups are also welcome and should plan to arrive early to register.
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Saturday, January 31 -
Sunday, February 1
Intro to Telemark Skiing Clinic
Discover all the fun of free-heelin' at Gore!
Welcoming beginner telemark skiers, ages 18+. Discover all the fun of free-heelin' at Gore- our varied terrain makes for a great telemark learning environment! All of our adult clinics include lift tickets, video analysis, feedback on your personal skiing/riding, indoor equipment discussions, light breakfast & lunch, lots of time on the snow with our certified instructors, and a complimentary wine & cheese party Saturday afternoon! Reservations are recommended, please call (518) 251-2411. Walk-ups are also welcome and should plan to arrive early to register.
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Saturday, January 31 -
Sunday, February 1
Trees & Steeps - Telemark Clinic
Learn to tackle any type of terrain!
Welcoming intermediate and advanced telemark skiers, ages 18+. Learn new techniques to tackle the trees and steeps, and make tele skiing more fun and exciting! All of our adult clinics include lift tickets, video analysis, feedback on your personal skiing/riding, indoor equipment discussions, light breakfast & lunch, lots of time on the snow with our certified instructors, and a complimentary wine & cheese party Saturday afternoon! Reservations are recommended, please call (518) 251-2411. Walk-ups are also welcome and should plan to arrive early to register.
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Saturday, February 7 -
Sunday, February 8
Glades & Glory - Skiing and Snowboarding Clinics
Explore the trees with confidence!
Welcoming advanced skiers and riders, ages 18+. Whether you've been in the trees and want to get better or you're new to tree skiing, these clinics are a great way to discover our 27 glades! All of our adult clinics include lift tickets, video analysis, feedback on your personal skiing/riding, indoor equipment discussions, light breakfast & lunch, lots of time on the snow with our certified instructors, and a complimentary wine & cheese party Saturday afternoon! Reservations are recommended, please call (518) 251-2411. Walk-ups are also welcome and should plan to arrive early to register.
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Saturday, February 14 -
Sunday, February 15
Presidents' Weekend Holiday Camp
Two days of fun for kids!
Our Presidents' Weekend Holiday Camp is a great way for your children, ages 4-12, to spend their holiday vacation on the slopes and meeting new friends! Kids enjoy two consecutive days of fun skiing/riding with the same coaches. This camp is open to all abilities, and includes lift ticket, lunch, and supervision each day.
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Monday, February 16
USASA Boarder/Skiercross - at the Ski Bowl
This event is great for learning the sport of boarder/skiercross so tell all of your friends! The more we have the better the racing! Registration is open from 10-11am in the yurt at the bottom of the Ski Bowl. Lift opens at 11am, practice starts at that time. Time trials at 12:30pm, finals at 2pm.
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Tuesday, February 17 -
Thursday, February 19
Presidents' Week Holiday Camp
Three days of fun for kids!
Our Presidents' Week Holiday Camp is a great way for your children, ages 4-12, to spend their holiday vacation on the slopes and meeting new friends! Kids enjoy three consecutive days of fun skiing/riding with the same coaches. This camp is open to all abilities, and includes lift ticket, lunch, and supervision each day.
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Saturday, February 21 -
Sunday, February 22
Master the Mountain - Alpine Skiing or Snowboarding Clinics
Explore new terrain, overcome your fears, and push your skiing/riding to the next level!
Welcoming intermediate and advanced skiers and riders, ages 18+. Explore new terrain, overcome your fears, and push your skiing/riding to the next level! All of our adult clinics include lift tickets, video analysis, feedback on your personal skiing/riding, indoor equipment discussions, light breakfast & lunch, lots of time on the snow with our certified instructors, and a complimentary wine & cheese party Saturday afternoon! Reservations are recommended. Please call (518) 251-2411. Walk-ups are also welcome and should plan to arrive early to register.
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Saturday, February 21
Saturday Night Rush Hour
Nordic & Snowshoe Race at the Ski Bowl
Inviting nordic and backcountry skiers and snowshoers to participate in our annual Saturday Night Rush Hour Race at the North Creek Ski Bowl! The course ascends and descends about 125' vertical. This will be a mass start by division: Advanced Nordic- 2 Loops, 3.6K Recreational Nordic (tele skiers are welcome, but course is best suited for nordic gear)- 1 Loop, 1.8K Snowshoe- 1 Loop, 1.8K Registration is 4-4:45pm in the yurt. No late registrations accepted, as the event starts promptly at 5pm, beginning and ending behind the Village Chair. Awards to follow in the yurt with awesome prizes!
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Saturday, February 28
Mini-Shredders Jibfest
Don't miss our family-oriented freestyle comp, especially for ages 10 & under!
Judged by our terrain park crew on Jibland, with small boxes, rails, and jibs made for kids. All prizes will be raffle-style following the fest, with some special awards for outstanding performance and honorable mentions. Raffle prizes will include a 2015/2016 season pass that can be used starting March 10. Jam Style at Noon! (approx 45 minutes, or until everyone is tired!) Offering music and fun for our youngest freestylers and spectators! Registration is open 10am-11:30am in the Base Lodge. All parents must be present and we require a signed release form. FREE admission, and helmets are required.
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Saturday, February 28 -
Sunday, March 1
For Women Only - Alpine Skiing Clinic
Taught by our best female instructors, these clinics are tailored to women!
Welcoming lady alpine skiers, ages 18+ of any level, beginner to advanced. Taught by our best female instructors, this clinic is tailored to women. Work on your personal skiing goals and on-snow challenges (steeps, trees, conditions of the day...) All of our adult clinics include lift tickets, video analysis, feedback on your personal skiing/riding, indoor equipment discussions, light breakfast & lunch, lots of time on the snow with our certified instructors, and a complimentary wine & cheese party Saturday afternoon! Reservations are recommended, please call (518) 251-2411. Walk-ups are also welcome and should plan to arrive early to register.
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Saturday, March 7 -
Sunday, March 8
Glades & Glory - Skiing and Snowboarding Clinics
Explore the trees with confidence!
Welcoming advanced skiers and riders, ages 18+. Whether you've been in the trees and want to get better or you're new to tree skiing, these clinics are a great way to discover our 27 glades! All of our adult clinics include lift tickets, video analysis, feedback on your personal skiing/riding, indoor equipment discussions, light breakfast & lunch, lots of time on the snow with our certified instructors, and a complimentary wine & cheese party Saturday afternoon! Reservations are recommended, please call (518) 251-2411. Walk-ups are also welcome and should plan to arrive early to register.
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Saturday, March 7 -
Sunday, March 8
Intro to Telemark Skiing Clinic
Discover all the fun of free-heelin' at Gore!
Welcoming beginner telemark skiers, ages 18+. Discover all the fun of free-heelin' at Gore- our varied terrain makes for a great telemark learning environment! All of our adult clinics include lift tickets, video analysis, feedback on your personal skiing/riding, indoor equipment discussions, light breakfast & lunch, lots of time on the snow with our certified instructors, and a complimentary wine & cheese party Saturday afternoon! Reservations are recommended, please call (518) 251-2411. Walk-ups are also welcome and should plan to arrive early to register.
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Saturday, March 7 -
Sunday, March 8
Trees & Steeps - Telemark Clinic
Learn to tackle any type of terrain!
Welcoming intermediate and advanced telemark skiers, ages 18+. Learn new techniques to tackle the trees and steeps, and make tele skiing more fun and exciting! All of our adult clinics include lift tickets, video analysis, feedback on your personal skiing/riding, indoor equipment discussions, light breakfast & lunch, lots of time on the snow with our certified instructors, and a complimentary wine & cheese party Saturday afternoon! Reservations are recommended, please call (518) 251-2411. Walk-ups are also welcome and should plan to arrive early to register.
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Saturday, March 7
BIG AIR AT LITTLE GORE
A classic big air contest at the North Creek Ski Bowl! Great music and amazing prizes! Age Groups: 15 & Under, 16-22. All skiers and riders ages 22 & under are welcome. HELMETS REQUIRED. Registration Opens at 3:30pm. Mandatory Safety Meeting at top of course at 4:45pm. Competition Starts at 5:00pm. $20 includes entry fee and lift ticket valid through 9pm, $10 entry fee for season passholders. This event will be judged by our Terrain Park Crew.
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Saturday, March 21 -
Friday, March 27
Take Your Kids to Gore Week #2
Sons and daughters ages 19 and under ski and ride free with full-paying parent all week- no coupons or discount promotions accepted in combination. Season passholders, four-pack holders, and Empire Cardholders are also defined as full-paying for this particular promotion and are welcome to participate.
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Sunday, April 5
Easter Sunrise Service
Join our nondenominational service, then enjoy Easter brunch in the base lodge!
Join the Gore Region community for this annual tradition, a non-denominational service at the summit of Bear Mountain with singing, instrumentals, and community participation. The gondola begins loading at approximately 6:30am for this 7am mountaintop service. Please board no later than 6:45am. Be sure to dress warm and wear appropriate footwear for the mountain. Guests who need them may bring folding chairs on the gondola. Following the service, you may choose to either ski or snowboard down, or take the gondola down. Then enjoy a fabulous Easter Brunch Buffet in our slopeside Tannery Pub & Restaurant! This service is FREE to public. For those without season passes, we will provide a one-ride gondola ticket to you that morning.
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Saturday, April 11
Pond Skimming Contest
Get goofy, get wet, and have fun!
Each participant gets one splash. There will be a Costume Judge- the most important of all! DRESS UP! There will also be a judge for Splash, a judge for Skim Distance, and a judge for Overall Performance. Costume scores will break any ties, followed by Overall Performance, Splash, & then Skim Distance. HELMETS ARE REQUIRED. 9:00 - 10:30am Registration in the Base Lodge 11:00am Pond Skimming Begins Award ceremony to follow one hour after final splash on the sundeck. Categories: Pond Kings & Queens (ages 20+) Pond Princes & Princesses (ages 13-19) Pond Frogs & Frogettes (ages 12 & Under)
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