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The Wind Needs No Invitation: Paintings by Deanna Chilian

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - December 22 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Valley Arts is pleased to present an exhibit of magical and colorful paintings by Deanna Chilian.  Please join us for the opening reception at the Festival Gallery on Saturday, September 15, from 5-7 PM. Hours for the show: Wednesday - Saturday, 1-5 PM Visit Deanna’s website for a complete review of her biography, her inspiration, and a gallery of her paintings: http://www.deannachilianfineart.com

Cooking Class: Fresh Pastas – Trio of Pastas

November 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

In this class, you will be hands-on and learn that making your own pasta is easy and well worth the effort. Learn how to make it from scratch and turn those noodles into great pasta dishes. Let's venture out from the packaged pasta with an assorted trifecta of flavors. MENU Shrimp Caprese with Basil Speckled Fettucine Beet Ravioli with Ricotta, Goat Cheese & Mint Potato Gnocchi with Pork & Bacon Alfredo Sauce Chocolate Panna Cotta with Amaretti Cookies

Cooking Class: Cast Iron Cooking

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cast iron has been used for cooking for hundreds of years. Cast iron's ability to withstand and maintain very high temperatures makes it a common choice for searing or frying, and its excellent heat diffusion and retention makes it a good option for long-cooking stews. MENU Mini Fry Bread with Black Bean Salsa Blackened Fish with Cajun Remoulade Potatoes Anna – Crispy Pan-Roasted Potatoes Sautéed Greens with Cumin and Pine Nuts Apple Pecan Clafoutis

Cooking Class: Roll Into Sushi

December 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Love sushi, but never dared to make it yourself? Then this is the class for you. You will learn the basics, from the proper way to make rice to the many different sauces to serve with your sushi creations. Stop spending a ton of money eating out & start making your sushi at home. MENU Shrimp Onigiri Tuna Avocado Roll California Roll Spicy Salmon Roll Green Tea Ice Cream

Cooking Class: Chef’s Table – Late Fall Date Night

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sometimes cooking for that special date night can seem rather intimidating, between trying to impress and the dishes that are left over. Why not take a class with The Kitchen at The Store? Here we will give you some of the techniques to make fantastically simple yet delicious food for a romantic night together. MENU Roasted Leek & Bacon Bruschetta with Basil & Parmesan Beef Burgundy Garlic Mashed Potatoes Zucchini Gratin Chocolate Souffle

Cooking Class: Air Fryer Cooking

December 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Taking over the home-cook world, the Air Fryer is making headway as a wonderful way to cut down on the amount of oil that typically goes into the frying process. In this class we will be focusing on fun and exciting ways to make the most of this wonderful tool. MENU Cheesy Chicken Pepper Jack Bites Spinach & Artichoke Stuffed Beef Roulade Crispy Shoestring Fries with Sriracha Mayo Sesame Stir-Fried Vegetables Banana S’mores

Cooking Class: Wonderful Pomegranates

December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Some historians state that instead of an apple the pomegranate was hailed as the fruit of knowledge. Rich in flavor and nutrients, this powerhouse of a fruit is fantastic on its own but can be even better when used to brighten up delicious favorites. MENU Citrus Pomegranate Salad Maple Pomegranate Roasted Chicken Beet Pasta with Pomegranate & Goat Cheese Curry Seasoned Sweet Potatoes Lemon Berry Trifle

Cooking Class: Global Cuisine – Italian Feast

December 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  The biggest feasts in Italy happen during the winter season. Come warm up the kitchen with these traditional Italian dishes that will help put a delightful new spin on your festivities. MENU Brodetto – Italian Fish Stew Braciole in Tomato Sauce Garlic Broccoli Rabe Butternut Squash Risotto Panforte – Tuscan-Style Fruit Cake

Christmas Week Activities

December 21 @ 12:00 am

Celebrate the Holidays, Sugarbush style with more than a week full of festive activities for the whole family!

Cooking Class: Chef’s Table – Winter Wonderland

December 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

With the season greeted by glistening snow, festive flavors and seasonal favorites start to come back into home kitchens. The Kitchen will be fired up, geared up to make restaurant-quality food worthy of a sleigh ride home and bundling up near the fireplace. MENU Saffron Vegetable Soup Arugula & Parmesan Salad with Almonds & Citrus Vinaigrette Roasted Rack of Pork with Pomegranate Glaze Roasted Shallot & Endive Tart Peppermint Chocolate Cake

Cooking Class: Holiday Fondue Party

December 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

If your fondue pot needs dusting off, this class will show you some easy and flavorful fondues. We will be making savory cheese and sweet chocolate fondues. See how quick and easy they are to make after you have skied all day. MENU Cheddar Ale Fondue Mexican Cheese Fondue with Chiles & Chorizo Creamy Tomato Fondue Chocolate Hazelnut Fondue

Family Gingerbread House Building Workshop

December 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bring the whole family for a night full of gingerbread, icing, and creativity.

Christmas Eve Service

December 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us at our non-denominational Christmas Eve service in Gate House Lodge at Lincoln Peak lead by Norwich University Chaplain Bill Wick.

S’mores Cookout

December 26 @ 12:00 am

After a day on hill, join us for a sweet treat with family and friends. We'll be roasting S'mores daily during the holiday week.

Mt. Ellen: 3:30 - 4:00 PM

Lincoln Peak: 4:00 - 4:30 PM

Cooking Class: Sweet & Savory Crepes

December 26 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This class will highlight the crêpe or French pancake, which is made from thin batter. Crêpes can be filled with a variety of sweet or savory mixtures. We will be creating both sweet and savory crêpes that are filled with various meats, cheeses or vegetable mixtures- sometimes topped with a complementary sauce. MENU Smoked Salmon Blintzes Chicken Crepes with Tarragon Sauce Spinach, Bacon, Mushroom & Ricotta Crepes Sweet Crepes with Raspberry Preserves & Chocolate Mascarpone

Kids Pizza & Movie Night

December 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Drop off the kids at The Schoolhouse and enjoy a night of your own.

Warren Miller Film Screening

December 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Catch a showing of Warren Miller's full-length feature film.

Blizzard Boogie

December 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Get ready to boogie down and warm your toes with some sweet dance moves and groovy tunes.

VINS Birds of Prey Performance

December 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Vermont Institute of Natural Sciences presents an unforgettable experience featuring a selection of VINS resident raptors or ‘avian ambassadors’.

Cooking Class: Pork Cookery

December 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In this class you will learn how to make some great recipes that feature all things pork from shoulder to bacon. Learn some helpful tips to create delicious, moist pork at home for your family dinners. MENU Ham & White Bean Soup Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus Pork Au Poivre with Pepper Cream Sauce Bacon Rotisserie-Style Potatoes Orange Bread Pudding

Pete & Chris’s Amusement

December 28 @ 6:00 pm - 12:00 am

Kids magic show at the Schoolhouse! Fun for the whole family!

Kids’ Torchlight Parade

December 29 @ 4:00 pm - 12:00 am

Join Murphy Moose and friends on an exciting torchlight parade in the Welcome Mat kid zone. Kids can march on their skis and boards with a kid-friendly torch in an all-star lineup of friends and Sugarbush Ski & Ride coaches.

Kids’ Cooking Class

December 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a fun and tasty evening of creativity and discovery through a hands-on culinary experience.

Cooking Class: Chef’s Table – New Year’s Eve Celebration

December 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Make this year's final meal "extra special" and one to remember. Whether you are celebrating with the one you love, good friends or family. We promise you will remember the food. MENU Pinwheel of Roasted Peppers, Mozzarella Cheese & Spinach Brussels Sprouts Salad with Bacon, Kale & Warm Bacon Dressing Beef Tenderloin with Herb Butter Truffled Macaroni & Cheese Champagne Cake with Strawberry Frosting

Cooking Class: Apres Ski – Soups & Paninis

December 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come and enjoy our Après-ski class. In this class we will show you some easy Soups and Panini's that are quick and easy to make when you have guests over and you have skied all day and want to stay in. MENU French Onion Soup Thai Chicken Curry Soup Cuban Panini Margherita Melt on House-Made Focaccia Magic Bars

Kids Pizza & Movie Night

December 30 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Drop off the kids at The Schoolhouse while you enjoy a night of your own.

Family Italian Buffet

December 31 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Family-friendly buffet with live music, face painting and fireworks!

New Years Eve Fireworks

December 31 @ 7:00 pm - 12:00 am

Make sure to find your favorite spot to view our spectacular fireworks show.

Torchlight Parade and Fireworks

December 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Make sure to find your favorite spot to view our spectacular torchlight parade on Spring Fling followed by a fireworks show.

Cooking Class: Guilt-Free – New Year, New You

January 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

With a new year comes new year resolutions, and among the most common: dieting. It never is glamorous, but with the right tools it can be. In this class you will learn how to make dishes that taste great and are guilt free! MENU Tomato Florentine Soup Grilled Tuna with Basil Butter & Roasted Tomatoes Sweet Potato Sauté with Caramelized Onions Cauliflower Risotto Chocolate Almond Bark

Cooking Class: Apres Ski – Fondue Favorites

January 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

If your fondue pot needs dusting off, this class will show you some easy and flavorful fondues. We will be making savory cheese and sweet chocolate fondues. See how quick and easy they are to make after you have skied all day. MENU Brie Fondue Smoked Chile Cheddar Fondue Creamy Vegetable Fondue Spiced Chocolate Fondue

Tour de Moon

January 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 12:00 am

Join us for a moonlit skin or snowshoe up Mt. Ellen to the Glen House for dinner and beverages, followed by an exciting ski or ride back to the base.

60 Years of SB Music with The Grift – 70’s

January 5, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Our musical tour takes us to the 70's with the Grift!

Cooking Class: Global Cuisine – Traditional Japanese

January 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Japan’s food culture is based off simple yet distinct profiles. While boasting some unique flavors and daring creations, the classical tastes of Japan borrow inspiration from nearby China and Korea while highlighting their own brand of culinary traditions. Come learn about some of the staple foods of the region along with some modern interpretations added to the mix. MENU Miso Soup Spicy Tuna Roll Tonkatsu Pork Cutlet with Curry Sauce Ginger Sticky Rice Japanese Cheesecake

Cooking Class: Apres Ski – Soups & Paninis

January 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come and enjoy our Après-ski class. In this class we will show you some easy Soups and Panini's that are quick and easy to make when you have guests over and you have skied all day and want to stay in. MENU Vegetable Minestrone Chicken Soup with Parsley Dumplings Steak, Gruyere Cheese & Horseradish Panini Cheddar, Bacon & Scallion Panini Gingersnaps

Cooking Class: Sweet & Sour Citrus

January 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

For fruit so bright in a season so cold, it’s hard to believe that January is National Citrus Month. In this class we will look at creative ways to utilize these tart gems and liven up traditional flavors and lighten up the frigid weather. MENU Citrus, Beet & Fennel Salad Pan-Seared Fish with Lime Coconut Sauce Lemon Ginger Roasted Broccoli Orange Green Harissa Couscous Grapefruit Custard with Poppyseed Shortbread

Kids Pizza & Movie Night

January 18, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Drop off the kids at The Schoolhouse while you enjoy a night of your own.

SheJumps International Women’s Ski and Snowboard Day

January 19, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

Celebrate skiing and snowboarding and the power of female camaraderie with group ski and ride activities, games, raffle drawings, apres ski and more.

Ride & Ski New England Apres Party

January 19, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

After a rockin day on the slopes head to the Wunderbar for one of the best après parties in the East with our friends from Ride & Ski New England. Don't miss out on great food, music, and giveaways!

Tour de Moon

January 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 12:00 am

Join us for a moonlit skin or snowshoe up Mt. Ellen to the Glen House for dinner and beverages, followed by an exciting ski or ride back to the base.

S’mores

January 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 12:00 am

We'll bring the goods, you bring the smiles. Enjoy fireside s'mores after a long day of skiing and riding.

Kids’ Cooking Class

January 19, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a fun and tasty evening of creativity and discovery through a hands-on culinary experience.

Torchlight Parade & Fireworks

January 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 12:00 am

Make sure to find your favorite spot to view our spectacular fireworks show.

Cooking Class: Brunch Classics

January 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

What can be said about the first meal of the day? Brunch puts a spin on the typical breakfast and arrives into the realm of higher end lunch fair. In this class, you'll learn classic egg preparations along with twists on traditional accompaniments. MENU Arugula, Smoked Salmon & Crème Fraiche Tart Eggs Benedict over Corn Cakes with Pesto Hollandaise Vegetable Souffle Mixed Greens Salad with Green Goddess Dressing Coffee Cake

Kids Pizza & Movie Night

January 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Drop off the kids at The Schoolhouse while you enjoy a night of your own.

Cooking Class: Chef’s Table – Around the Mediterranean

January 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Mediterranean Sea is bound by a cultural melting pot of countries. This class will focus on the different regions of this area. You will learn techniques that you can use at home when you prepare meals for your family and friends. MENU Italian Wedding Soup Homemade Babaganoush with Pita Chips Kofte – Turkish Meatballs with Yogurt Sauce Spanish Chickpeas & Spinach Bougatsa – Greek Custard-Filled Phyllo Pastry

Cooking Class: Fresh Pastas – Sheets & Ravioli

January 26, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In this class, you will be hands-on and learn that making your own pasta is easy and well worth the effort. Learn how to make it from scratch and turn those noodles into great pasta dishes. Let's venture out from the packaged pasta. MENU Roasted Red Pepper Pappardelle with Goat Cheese, Sausage & Basil Crab Ravioli with Sherry Cream Sauce Three-Cheese Manicotti with Marinara Torrone – Nut & Nougat Confection

Cooking Class: Winter Sauces

January 31, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A sauce is the crowning glory of any dish. From the basic "Five Mother" sauces to the modern spreads, there are literally hundreds of variations of sauce that are used to dress, compliment, enhance and bring out the flavor of the food it is served with. MENU Creamy Mushroom Soup Roasted Pork with Mustard Sauce Brown Butter Maple Glazed Carrots Parmesan Potato Slices with Chimichurri Sauce Chocolate Cake with Mint Chocolate Sauce

Tour de Moon

February 16, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 12:00 am

Join us for a moonlit skin or snowshoe up Mt. Ellen and head to Walt's for a refreshing drink and warm food. Walt's will be open until 7:30 PM.

Kids’ Cooking Class

February 16, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a fun and tasty evening of creativity and discovery through a hands-on culinary experience.

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