Homecoming Weekend kicks off the 45th season of skiing and riding at the Bretton Woods Ski Area. On Friday, November 23, Warren Miller’s action-packed feature film, “Face of Winter,” will be screened.
On Saturday, the party continues with a “Welcome Back” Homecoming BBQ, followed by the Homecoming Brew tasting of beers from several Northern New England breweries. More information and tickets are available at www.brettonwoods.com/homecoming.
WINGZILLA is a Barbecue Chicken Wing Cook-Off Competition and “Luck of the Draw” Horse Shoe Tournament. Cash prizes awarded to the winners of both competitions! Come, enjoy the show and taste BBQ Chicken Wings as you’ve never experienced.
Put your taste buds to the test in the Killazilla Hot Wing Eating Contest or give it your best toss in the Cornhole Contest.
The Local 1088 Firefighters of Berlin are sponsoring a Luau ATV Poker Run, so wear a Hawaiian shirt and decorate your ATVs with leis and flowers and you can win a prize. All proceeds from the Poker Run go to Operation Warm (new coats for kids).
There’s face painting and games for the kids, and lip-smackin’ barbecue, burgers, hot dogs and a beer tent. There will also be live music!
Errol’s parade kicks off at 1 p.m., with the theme “Your Favorite Part of Summer.” Other events include building your own handmade fishing pole, kids’ fishing, BBQ, kids’ games and a log rolling contest. Fireworks begin at dusk by the Route 26 bridge.
Franconia’s Old Home Day events include a Pancake Breakfast, 5K Fun Run, Magic Show, BBQ, Open House at Dow Academy with tours of the Clock Tower, flea market, art show, library book sale and duck race. A concert featuring Tribute to the Beatles band begins at 7:30, with fireworks following at dusk.
Enjoy the “Fun in Jefferson” parade on July 4, kicking off at 10. Other July 4 events include a fishing derby and community BBQ.
Join us every Sunday, July 1 through September 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. for a Family BBQ. Walk-in diners are welcome!
Menu includes Garden Salad; Russet Potato Salad; Watermelon, Mint & Feta Salad; Coleslaw; Boston Baked Beans; Honey & Black Pepper Cornbread; Garden Burgers; Local beef Burger Patties & Hot Dogs; Citrus Chipotle BBQ Chicken Breast; Applewood Smoked Beef Brisket; Top Your Own Shortcake.
Cost: $20 for adults, $10 for kids 3-12, free for kids 2 and under (plus tax for all prices).
Prior to the BBQ, enjoy a Social Hour at 5 p.m. Beer & wine available for purchase. Complimentary snacks.
Annual Homecoming Brew Tasting
Enjoy our annual Homecoming Brew Tasting — 2 to 5 p.m. featuring a few of our favorite Northern New England breweries. You must be 21 years old or older to participate. Fees apply.
Slopeside Pub, Base Lodge
Earlier in the day:
12:00pm – 2:30pm
Homecoming “Welcome Back” Barbeque
Enjoy the views off the Slopeside deck, as you enjoy our annual Homecoming “Welcome Back” Barbeque. Don’t forget to stick around for the live entertainment and annual Homecoming Brew Tasting! Take this opportunity to learn about our exciting High Performance Rental program, parking privileges, seasonal programs and what this season has in store for you! Fees Apply.
Slopeside Deck – Base Lodge
2:00 pm – 4:00pm
Complimentary Climbing – Season Pass Holders ONLY
Take advantage of a free 10-minute climbing session for our 2017-2018 season pass holders. Try out our Slopeside Climbing Wall, located on the Slopeside level of the Base Lodge. Test your rock climbing skills on the 24’ tall artificial rock wall. Climbing shoes are available to rent. Participants must fit safely in the harness.
Slopeside Climbing Wall – Base Lodge
Join the last BBQ of the season (6-8 p.m.), along with beer tasting from local brwery Rek’lis (5-6 p.m.). For more information, please call (603) 278-4453.
Join the AMC for a BBQ and live acoustic music by singer-songwriter Ana D’Leon.
Highland Happenings Featured Evening Programs are FREE and OPEN to the public. For more information, please call (603) 278-4453.
Join us for the 3rd Annual Boys and Girls Club Fireworks Fundraise. Enjoy a train ride, BBQ, fireworks show, music, fun family games and a chance to win raffle prizes!! Co-sponsored by local businesses, this fun family event is open to the public. First come first serve. We strongly suggest booking in advance, train seating is limited.
Package price for train ride, BBQ and fireworks show, $99 per adult, $59 per child 12-4 (3 under are free).
Field Games hosted by the Boys and Girls Club
BBQ start at 6:30
Fireworks Show at dusk
Join in the celebration and support a good cause!