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
Monday, December 15 -
Sunday, December 21
Take Your Kids to Gore Week
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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Saturday, December 20
The Grinch
Movie The Grinch at Tannery Pond Community Center
Saturday, December 20
♫ Live Music at The Black Mountain Pub & Tap Room ♫
Featuring Finger Diddle
Join us after a great day of skiing for great food, friends and live music!
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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Saturday, December 27
♫ Live Music at The Black Mountain Pub & Tap Room ♫
Featuring Grizzly
Join us after a great day of skiing for great food, friends and live music!
Sunday, December 28 -
Sunday, March 1
Sugar House Sundays at Garnet Hill !!!
We'll be serving up Pancakes hot off the Grill with fresh, local maple syrup when you arrive by ski or snowshoe from 11:30-2pm. Bring the family, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Church Groups...All are Welcome! Call our Nordic Center here at Garnet Hill for more details.. 518-251-2150
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Tuesday, December 30
Potsdam Brass
Upper Hudson Musical Arts presents Potsdam Brass at the Tannery Pond Community Center
Tuesday, December 30
Twelve-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 include skiers, snowboarders, male, female, 15 and younger and 16 and older. Schedule 9:00-11:00am Registration in Base Lodge- $10 registration fee 12:00 Mandatory safety meeting at bottom of course 12:30 Rail Jam Starts Award ceremony starts one hour after final run.
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Saturday, January 3
♫ Live Music at The Black Mountain Pub & Tap Room ♫
Featuring Tim Ortiz
Join us after a great day of skiing for great food, friends and live music!
Saturday, January 3
Ski Movie at TPCC
ALMOST ABLAZE
Teton Gravity Research's 2014 "Almost Ablaze" takes you to stunning locations--Tetons, Sarajevo, Italy, Revelstoke-- with athletes who push the edge beyond the boundaries.This is a global odyssey combining state of the art cinematography and the most progressive riding on the planet.
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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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Monday, January 5 -
Monday, February 2
Youth Nordic Ski Program
Cross Country Skiing at Garnet Hill Lodge
Kids Ages 5-16 can learn to love Cross Country Skiing with our Instructors at all Ski Levels! They will be working on new skills, enjoy hot cocoa, and snack break, and reinforcing new skills in fun snow games.This is a great way to introduce your children to the lifelong sport of Cross Country Skiing! Multi child Family Discount available, please ask. Fees include: lesson and equipment for use on Program days (+bonus days), trail pass, lesson and hot cocoa.
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Thursday, January 8 -
Friday, February 13
Ladies Ski Days- Six Week Program
Cross Country Skiing at Garnet Hill Lodge
A Six Week Program Tailored for Women only. You will be skiing in small groups with an Instructor in order to work on polishing your basic techniques and learning skills. We will cover all techniques of Nordic Skiing including Backcountry, Skate Skiing and improving Classic Performance to give you confidence on every snow condition. Rentals are Free! Sign in and make your lunch selection (Soup, Chili, or Salad plus a made to order Sandwich). Lesson Groups go out at 10am. You will meet back at the Ski Center for Lunch, then use the time after lunch to practice your new skills. Pre-Registration is a Must! We will offer a make-up day session in case of weather related cancellation and/or for those who may need to miss a session.
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Saturday, January 10
♫ Live Music at The Black Mountain Pub & Tap Room ♫
Featuring Joe Defelice
Join us after a great day of skiing for great food, friends and live music!
Saturday, January 10
A Winter Walk with Peter O'Shea
A guided snowshoe hike at the AIC!
Grab a pair of snowshoes and head out on the trails with favorite guest naturalist Peter O’Shea to explore the tracks, traces and sounds of our winter residents. Snowshoes are available for use at the AIC. Call or email to pre-register. Held at the Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY 12852 aic@esf.edu, 518-582-2000
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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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Tuesday, January 20
A Day in the Snow - A Homeschool Program
A day of hands-on, outdoor based lessons for homeschool families
Join us for an exciting day of activities and lessons designed specifically for families in the homeschooling community! From observing live wild animals to building a thermal snow fort, our A Day In the Snow event will provide your children with interactive programming that explores the wonders of nature this time of year. Check out the day’s schedule for more information on the planned activities at www.esf.edu/aic/programs. Families are welcome to attend as much of the day as they wish, whether that is a single activity or the full day. Students of all ages and grade-levels are welcome. Registration required. Contact our staff for more information or to pre-register. Held at the Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY 12852 aic@esf.edu, 518-582-2000
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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.
more info
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.
more info
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.
more info
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.
more info
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.
more info
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.
more info
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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