Go50 Week« All Events
When it comes to the slopes, age is just a number!January 25, 2016 - January 29, 2016
At Sunday River, we have an exceptional over-50 crowd. We don't know whether it's Maine's chilly air that helps keep our aged contingent spritely or whether Sunday River skiers are simply a heartier group, but we are damn proud to have such a loyal and experienced clientele.
Go50 Week is all about celebrating that guy who's put in 30 years as a high school math teacher and shreds on the weekends, the mom who skis bumps better than her college-aged kids, and the Sunday River lifer with an A-frame in Viking Village. It's about saying, "Hey, age is just a number." Except that in this case, age is also a badge of honor. And, as such, it'll get you all kinds of sweet deals this week, including excellent ski and stay packages.
Cinnamon Bun Social
10-11AM at the Peak Lodge
Our tried and true kick-off to Go50 is back. Come out to catch up with old friends over coffee and breakfast on us. The Prime Time Ski Club will be skiing out of the Peak Lodge as well, and will be happy to show you around. Meet up with them between 10-10:30AM.
4PM at the Foggy Goggle
Catch up with old friends and new over appetizers and a few brews to make plans for the season ahead.
Snowflake Factory Tour
9AM Snowflake Factory - Barker
Ever wonder how the best snowmaking team on the East gets it done? We'll be doing a tour through our 'Snowflake Factory' with some of our top snowmakers. They'll show you exactly what goes into laying down that perfect corduroy. Call guest services at 207-824-5234 to reserve your spot for this free tour.
Paint & Sip
5-8PM at the Grand Summit Hotel Whittier Room
New this year, we're bringing in Sunday River local, Judy Taylor, to lead a group Paint & Sip. Judy will supply you with everything you need to get started on this group-led painting session, while Camp supplies you with the libations to inspire your inner artist. The cost is $15 per person, and includes your easel, paint, canvas, brushes, and apron. To reserve your spot, email firstname.lastname@example.org, and arrive promptly at 5PM.
Retro Race Day
12:30-3PM on Monday Mourning trail
If it ain't broke, don't fix it. We're sure you have some awesome retro ski gear that's just too good to get rid of, and now you have an excuse to don it. Wax those skis, and email email@example.com to sign up.
Retro Race Results Party
4PM at Barker Bar
After the results are tallied, come up to Barker Bar for a cold one and to hear how you did! Apps and drink specials will be available. Bragging rights are on the line, so you better be race-ready.
There's no better way to send off the week than a great dinner, paired professionally with fantastic wine. Come to Camp to relive your favorite moments of Go50 week! From 5-9PM the menu below is available at $39 per person for this four course meal with wine pairings. The Camp dinner menu will also be available.
Go50 Wine Dinner Menu
French Onion Soup
Garlic crostini, gruyere cheese
Baby arugula, roasted beets, julienned onion, feta cheese, toasted almonds, blueberries with a sherry vinaigrette
Pesto Encrusted Pork Chop
Shiitake mushroom bread pudding, seasonal vegetable, herbed chicken demi
Peach Cobbler Cheesecake
Cinnamon, brown sugar whipped cream, berries
Meet n' Ski
Meet up with the Prime Time Ski Club up at the Peak Lodge daily 10am throughout the week. You'll never ski alone again!
Demo Days at Sunday River Sports in South Ridge Lodge
Time for a new pair of skis? Come into Sunday River Sports Monday through Thursday and try the newest skis on the market for just $25! If you decide you love the skis you test drove and want to purchase them, Sunday River Sports will apply the demo fee plus $25 towards your purchase. Sunday River Sports is also home to some of the best bootfitters in the East and offers comprehensive custom bootfitting services, and offers a full range of tuning and repair services. Plus, season passholders get up to 15% off all purchases at Sunday River Sports.
Frequent Skier Card
Purchase yours today for only $105 and start saving! Receive one free lift ticket with your purchase, then $25 off midweek and $15 off weekend and holiday lift tickets all season long. Best of all? The Frequent Skier Card is valid every day at Sunday River, Sugarloaf, and Loon.
The Jordan Spa and Summit Health Club provide a variety of massage treatments and enhancements. We offer everything from manicures and pedicures to body scrubs and paraffin treatments, including monthly specials. Call 207-824-5328 for more information or to make a reservation.
Season passholders are part of the family here at Sunday River. A New England Pass not only gets you skiing and snowboarding all winter long at three great resorts, it also gives you special perks and benefits throughout the year at Sunday River.