24 posts categorized "Fall Activities"

01/28/2015

Saying “I Do” is All You Need to do with a Green Mountain Inn Wedding

Weddings in Stowe

Stowe, Vermont is a year-round tourist town, offering stunning mountain views, historic charm and beauty and is the perfect place to say “I do”.  The Green Mountain Inn, located in the heart of downtown Stowe, offers an elegant atmosphere for your Stowe, Vermont wedding, rehearsal dinner and more!  Established in 1833, the Green Mountain Inn has an exceptional selection of ceremony and reception venues, an on-site celebration planning service and an assortment of lodging accommodations, certain to create the wedding of your dreams!

Choose from any of the following for your Stowe, Wedding 4
Vermont wedding at the Green Mountain Inn:

Village Room – offers abundant natural light, charming antique wall sconces and an element of privacy – ideals for ceremonies, receptions and private dinner parties.

Library & Living Room – Perfect for a small ceremony and offers a delightful option for couples who wish for simplicity and may also be reserved with our Main Street Dining Room for larger events.  The Mansfield House features a staircase to the living room, perfect for making a grand entrance.

Mansfield House Lawn – A lovely, landscaped area perfect for an intimate, outdoor ceremony or cocktail reception – accommodates up to 120 people.  An elaborate surround-sound system enhances the entire area.

Main Street Dining Room – Overlooking beautiful
Stowe Village, Wedding 5the Main Street Dining Room offers an atmosphere of beauty and charm within its hardwood accoutrements, fireplace and bar.

In addition to our lovely ceremony and reception venues, the Green Mountain Inn offers exceptional accommodation packages - from our Country Inn Ceremony which provides an intimate nuptial ceremony for the two of you and up to four additional guests to our Heart of Stowe Romance Package with a welcome bottle of Champagne just for the two of you.  Your guests can enjoy seasonal skiing, boutique shopping, or just relaxing around our outdoor heated all-season pool.

If you wish to speak with someone directly, please contact our Event Coordinator at 800-253-7302 x606.

The Green Mountain Inn will work with you on planning all of the fine details that come into play when orchestrating a truly memorable Stowe, Vermont wedding, and you can relax and feel confident that every last detail will be taken care of.  We hope to welcome you soon!

11/25/2014

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the Green Mountain Inn!

Happy Thanksgiving from Stowe!

Whether you’re taking advantage of Black Friday deals, or just in town to see family, the Green Mountain Inn would like to welcome you to Stowe and to our Inn, where you can enjoy a Traditional Thanksgiving Meal at The Main Street Dining Room, and relax in luxurious accommodations accompanied by outstanding service from our dedicated staff.  It’s a great time to be in Stowe, because November 22nd welcomes Opening Day for skiing on Mt. Mansfield!

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the
Green Mountain Inn!

He who thanks but with the lips
Thanks but in part;
The full, the true Thanksgiving
Comes from the heart.
~J.A. Shedd

 

10/29/2014

Enjoy a Feast in the Main Street Dining Room & Spend Thanksgiving in Stowe!

Thanksgiving in Stowe

If you’re planning on being in the area for the upcoming holiday season, we invite you to spend your Thanksgiving in Stowe with us at the Green Mountain Inn and enjoy a fabulous feast in the Main Street Dining Room.  Reconnect with family and friends and let us do all the cooking!

Thanksgiving dinnerThanksgiving Dinner
in the Main Street Dining Room
Serving from 1:30 – 7:30 PM
Prix Fixe $44 per person, $22 per child (12 and under)
For Reservations, call 800-253-7302.

Browse our full Thanksgiving Menu

Sample Menu:

Appetizers:
New England Corn Chowder – Roasted Butternut Squash & Apple Cider Bisque
Large Selection of Homemade Breads including Pumpkin Walnut & Cranberry Nut

Cornucopia 2Entrees:
Traditional Vermont Turkey Dinner – Honey Sage Glazed Pork Chop

Desserts:
Old Fashioned Pumpkin Pie – Chocolate Sin Cake – Wild Blueberry Cheesecake

The staff at the Green Mountain Inn and in the Main Street Dining Room looks forward to welcoming you and your family for a memorable Thanksgiving in Stowe.  Celebrate the glorious fall season and welcome the wondrous winter with us! 

While you’re making your reservations, don’t forget to book your accommodations too, and take advantage of our Thanksgiving Harvest Package.  Enjoy 2 nights of discounted accommodations, daily breakfast and Thanksgiving dinner with us!  Let us make your family holiday in Vermont as memorable as possible.

10/15/2014

Need Help Planning Your Holiday Meeting or Social Event in Stowe? Let Us Help!

Have Your Meeting or Event in Stowe!

Planning a holiday meeting or social event can be a lot of work for even the most organized person, and the staff at the Green Mountain Inn can help to make your gathering an event to remember.  From family reunions, anniversary/birthday parties and corporate extravaganzas, our several different venues will perfectly accommodate any and all of your needs.  We’ll arrange accommodations, select menus, handle refreshments, assist with audio/visual equipment and work to make sure your event is seamless.

Village RoomHoliday Meeting or Social Event in Stowe
Green Mountain Inn

Village Room – a private, smaller venue perfect for a personalized social event.  Features a nearby dedicated kitchen, beautiful French doors, brass chandeliers and sconces and a view of our landscaped gardens.

Main Street Dining Room – Stunning hardwood floors, fireplace and full bar with dumbwaiter are accented by an expanse of wraparound windows overlooking the quaint village of Stowe.

Meeting Rooms – The Green Mountain Inn offers a variety of meeting rooms that can accommodate your meeting or social event in Stowe – from 10 to 80 guests!

The experienced, professional conference and meeting coordinators at the Green Mountain Inn will tailor-make an event that expertly suits your needs.  Contact our Event Coordinator at 800-253-7302, x606 get started with the planning!

10/07/2014

Enjoy the Best Seasonal Views of Stowe with a Glider Ride

Stowe Soaring offers the most beautiful way to enjoy Stowe during the current change of the seasons, but time is running out – tours end at the end of October!  Experience an unforgettable opportunity to see the area from a whole different perspective.  With several types of flights available, you can gracefully ride on silent wings over fields and mountain peaks and get the full scope of the foliage change in the Green Mountains.

The Stash: Stowe Soaring (TEASER) from Smuggs TV on Vimeo.

 Stowe Soaring – Glider Ride in Stowe
Open 7 days a week through October

Intro Ride: 10 minute ride that will leave you wanting more!
Mt. Elmore East Ridge Ride: Takes you over Mt. Elmore and the Worcester Mt. Range – approx. 20 min. long
Stowe Scenic Tour: Panoramic view of Mt. Mansfield and the village of Stowe – approx. 25-30 min. long
Mile High Mt. Mansfield Special: Fly to over a mile high with views of the Adirondacks & Mt. Washington. Approx. 35-40 min. long
Mt. Mansfield Motorglider Spectacular: Ride in the amazing Stemme S10-VT motorglider

Glider rental and instruction also available.

Stowe Soaring is the premier soaring site in New England and is conveniently located just six miles north of Stowe on Route 100, and minutes away from the Green Mountain Inn.  Make your plans now to come and enjoy the Stowe area, whether it be from the skies or on the ground, and ensure that your accommodations give you that true Vermont experience – like only our Inn can give you.  We look forward to seeing you soon!

09/30/2014

Perlman Music Program 4th Annual Stowe Residency

Perlman Music Program

“Founded by Toby Perlman 20 years ago, The Perlman Music Program (PMP) offers unparalleled musical training to young string players of rare and special talent.”

Having an opportunity to listen to talented, young string players is a privilege these days as music programs in schools continue to decrease to the disappointment of many.  The annual Stowe Residency by the Perlman Music Program lets Vermonters experience and share in the joys of beautiful music played by the next generation of classical music leaders.

Perlman Music Program Chamber music
4th Annual Stowe Residency
Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center
Passes & Tickets: Prices start at $20/concert
Sponsored by Sidney & Morgan Stark

Friday, November 7, 7:30 PM – Chamber Music Program
Features chamber ensembles created just for Stowe, playing exceptional classical repertoire

Saturday, November 8, 7:30 PM – Orchestral & Choral Concert
Features all 23 residency participants performing as a chamber orchestra conducted by Itzhak Perlman, and vocal ensemble conducted by Patrick Romano.

Come to Stowe and enjoy a weekend of truly special entertainment and outstanding musical talent.  The Green Mountain Inn is conveniently located to Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center and offers luxurious accommodations that will help to make your stay exceptional.  We hope to see you soon!

09/23/2014

4th Annual Stowe Restaurant Week

Stowe Restaurant Week

Going on its 4th year, Stowe Restaurant Week has become immensely popular and is looked forward to by locals and visitors alike.  The quality of the food that everyone can discover is outstanding, and foodie magazines such as Gourmet, Bon Appétit, Wine Spectator – just to name a few – have praised this annual celebration of local fare, and just recently, Stowe was voted #1 ski town for foodies in the U.S. – Fodor’s Travel (2014)!

4th Annual Stowe Restaurant Week
October 19-25, 2014
Featuring special prix-fixe, multi-course meals for $15, $25 & $35.
Visit www.gostowe.com/restaurantweek for participating restaurants and details.

Meal taxes, alcohol, and gratuities are excluded

As an added BONUS, guests dining out during Stowe Restaurant Week will receive a VIP Pass to get 10% off store-wide at several Stowe retail shops including Pinnacle Ski & Sports & Stowe Mercantile!

Make your stay in Stowe complete when you dine at The Whip Bar & Grill at the Green Mountain Inn and enjoy an unforgettable meal in a relaxing and casual atmosphere.  All meals are prepared with Vermont food products and the freshest ingredients from local farmers.

 

09/16/2014

A Stowe Lantern Tour Can Complete Your Ghoulish Getaway to Stowe!

Stowe Lantern Tours

A great way to learn about Stowe from the early settlers’ perspective is to take part in a Stowe Lantern Tour – a 1 hour professionally guided walking tour that allows participants to explore the area while carrying a candle lit lantern.  Hear entertaining stories of the resident ghosts of Stowe and New England and learn a little bit about what it was like to be an early settler of our village.

Stowe Lantern Tours
Fall Tours start at 8 PM
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday Nights
September 15 through October 31
Tours begin at the Visitor’s Center on Main Street

** Special Halloween Tour on October 31 **

You are invited to sign up at the Stowe Area Association or call (802) 244-1173 to make a reservation.

What better way to enjoy the history of Stowe than to stay at an historic Inn, full of character and where you can have the opportunity to enjoy a Stowe Lantern Tour as part of your experience.  Take advantage of our Ghoulish Getaway Package, and you’ll enjoy:

  • 2 nights discounted lodging
  • Daily full country breakfast in the Main Street Dining Room
  • Lantern tour of Historic Stowe Village
  • Pick your own pumpkin at a nearby farm
  • Welcome box of handmade Halloween candies

Please call 800-253-7302 to make a reservation or book online.

The Green Mountain Inn, located across the street from the Stowe Visitor’s Center, offers visitors to Stowe a true Vermont experience – with luxurious accommodations that reflect New England décor, attentive staff and thoughtful amenities – all provided with our guests in mind.  We hope to see you soon.

09/09/2014

32nd Annual Stowe Foliage Arts Festival!

Stowe Foliage Arts Festival

For the 32nd consecutive year, Craftproducers will bring the Stowe Foliage Arts & Crafts Festival to the area, where over 200 artists and artisans will present their one-of-a-kind wares for purchase.  From handcrafted pottery to beautiful blown glass, the Stowe Foliage Arts Festival has become an annual tradition for many and continues to amaze first time visitors.  The Stowe Foliage Arts Festival is a great place to start your holiday gift buying, where you can find unique and special gifts for that hard to buy for person.

32nd Annual Stowe Foliage Arts Festival
October 10-12, 2014
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Daily
Stowe Events Field
Held Rain or Shine under heated Camelot Tents

Highlights:
Over 200 Artists & Artisans – Handcrafted Pottery, Blown Glass, Jewelry, Clothing, Photography, Drawings, Paintings, Sculpture, Collectibles, Leather, Specialty Food Products, Fine Arts and Contemporary Crafts
Vermont Cheese, Beer and Sausage Festival
Dining Tent & Culinary Court
Family Friendly Activities
Live Entertainment

If you’re looking for a place to stay during the Festival – because one day is surely not enough time to see everything – the Green Mountain Inn offers exceptional accommodations and a true Vermont experience throughout our historic Inn.  We hope to see you soon!

 

09/02/2014

The 18th Annual Stowe Oktoberfest – Tradition, Food & Fun!

Stowe Oktoberfest

From Oompah band’s to authentic German foods to – of course – freshly brewed Vermont beers, the 18th Annual Stowe Oktoberfest will give families, couples and visitors alike a chance to create some wonderful Autumn season memories over a full weekend in October.  A portion of the proceeds raised at Friday evening’s event will go to support The Lamoille Home Health and Hospice.  Last year, Oktoberfest allowed Stowe Rotary to provide over $50,000.00 worth of support to over twenty local charities and scholarships in the greater Lamoille/Washington County region.

18th Annual Stowe Oktoberfest
Town of Stowe Events Field/Under the Big Tent
October 3-5, 2014
Friday – 7-11 PM
Saturday – 11 AM – 8 PM
Sunday – 11 AM – 3 PM

Highlights:

  • Free Live Music & Dancing from The Sugardaddies, The Inseldudler, and Die Lustigen Almdudler!
  • The Grand Parade on Saturday @ 10:00 AM – official opening of Stowe Oktoberfest @ Mountain Road and Main Street
  • Traditional German food like bratwurst, knockwurst w/sauerkraut and potato salad
  • Kinderplatz – for kids – jumping fun house and face painting
  • Silent Auction

The Stowe Oktoberfest celebration is presented by the Rotary Club of Stowe and is a great way to welcome the beautiful Fall season to the area – just look for the big tent at the Town of Stowe Events Field.  The Green Mountain Inn, located on Main Street, provides exceptional accommodations for you during your visit to the 18th Annual Stowe Oktoberfest and is the perfect place to relax after a full day of German festivities!

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