Go50 Week« All Events
Go50 WeekJanuary 26, 2015 - January 30, 2015
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.
Monday - Socials
Cinnamon Bun Social - 10AM
Back by popular demand: One of Go50's biggest events, the Cinnamon Bun Social! Take the chondola to the Peak Lodge and fill up on tasty treats before hitting the hill for the day. Plus, meet up with some of our Primtime Ski Club locals. They may just share with you some local secrets in getting around the mountain.
Go50 Apres Ski Social - 4PM
Kick back and relax after a day on the slopes at the Go50 Après Ski Social at Barker Bar, which will include light appetizers. Meet up with new friends, share stories from your day, and plan out all of your Go50 Week activities.
Tuesday - Game Night
Game Night - 5PM
Come on up to Camp and get your competitive spirit on. Our cribbage and bridge tournaments will begin at 5PM. Play for fun or play for prizes. Gift certificates will be awarded to the winners.
Cooking Class - 2PM
Learn to cook with our extremely talented executive chef, Jennifer Watchorn. You'll be making Jen's Camp S'more Bread Pudding made from glazed doughnuts. For reservations, call 207-824-5858.
Go50 Finale: Bourbon Dinner - 7PM
Head up to Sliders at the Jordan Hotel and enjoy an evening with friends over a delicious meal and even more delicious drinks. This dinner is $39 per person. For reservations, call 207-824-5300.
Bourbon Dinner Menu
- Brunswick stew paired with Lexington bourbon mint julep
- Baby spinach with our hot bacon and beet dressing and onion straw garnish, paired with Sam Houston bourbon, Cointreau, and cream
- Coffee-encrusted flat iron steak finished with a bourbon demi-glace, wild mushrooms, garlic mashed potatoes, and baby carrots, paired with Calumet bourbon manhattan
- Warm Kentucky Derby pie, paired with Bird Dog bourbon, Carrabassett coffee, and fresh minted whipped cream
Meet 'N' Ski with the Prime Time Ski Club (Daily) - 10AM
The Prime Time Ski Club is a non-profit social group made up of active individuals over the age of 50. Their moto is "You never have to ski alone." So come on up and find a skiing partner in crime!
Don't forget your skates! Lace up the skates and head to our lighted rink. It's free and open every day until 10PM, depending on weather conditions. Make sure to bring your own skates, rentals are not available. Located next to the Snow Cap Inn.
Sunday River Sports
Sunday River Sports offers a full line of the latest ski and snowboard equipment and apparel for both adults and kids, and is your exclusive source for Sunday River logo gear and accessories. Sunday River Sports is also home to some of the best bootfitters in the East and offers comprehensive custom bootfitting services, stocks a wide range of demo skis available for testing, and offers a full range of tuning and repair services. Sunday River Sports has a large selection of demo skis to fit your needs. Demo unlimited skis any time this week for only $25 per day and, if you end up buying a pair at Sunday River Sports, your $25 demo fee will go toward your purchase. Stop in this week and receive 20 percent of the purchase of adult ski and snowboard pants and jackets.
Indulge yourself with a milk and honey body polish, an aroma body wrap, or a massage with essential oils. The Jordan Spa and Summit Health Club are proud to offer a plethora of massage treatments and enhancements. We offer everything from manicures and pedicures to maple sugar body scrubs and hands and feet paraffin treatments.
All wellness classes are held at the Grand Summit Hotel. Classes are 60 minutes and cost $10 per class or $50 for six classes. For more information, call the Summit Health Club at 207-824-5835. Reservations are strongly recommended.
Class schedule Wednesday, January 28 - Friday, January 30
Yoga at 8AM and 4PM
Now through January 31, all one-day Perfect Turn Learn to Ski or Ride clinics (for ages 15 and older) are just $29. Call our Perfect Turn Ski & Snowboard School at 207-824-5080 or visit the Perfect Turn page for more information.
Forgot something? Don't worry! The Mountain Grocer at Sunday River offers everything from grocery essentials to specialty beers and Sunday River wine. Freshly made food specials are available daily. Located next to the South Ridge Lodge. Open daily from an hour before lifts start until an hour after lifts stop.