106 posts categorized "In & Around Stowe"

12/17/2014

It’s Time to Get Stowe-ked! The 41st Stowe Winter Carnival is Coming Soon!

41st Stowe Winter Carnival

For over 40 years, Stowe has been celebrating winter like no other town around with its Winter Carnival.  From ice carving demonstrations and competitions, ski races, snow golf & snow volleyball to the ever popular Stowe Squares, a zany adult version of “Hollywood Squares”, the 41st Stowe Winter Carnival is sure to please.

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41st Stowe Winter Carnival
January 17 – 25, 2015

Schedule:

Saturday, 1/17 – Opening Night – Kids Karnival Kaos, Stowe Squares, Chad Hollister Live!
Sunday – 1/18 – Warren Miller’s Film “No Turning Back”
Monday – 1/19 – Snowgolf Tournament
Tuesday – 1/20 – “The Voice” Karaoke
Wednesday – 1/21 – Pub Style Trivia Challenge
Thursday – 1/22 – BroomBall & Beer Garden
Friday – 1/23 – Ice Carving Demo Day, Ice Carving Stroll, Snowvolleyball, NICA Ice Carver’s Welcoming Party, Ice Carver’s Rock On
Saturday – 1/24 – Snowvolleyball Tournament, 15th Annual Ice Carving Competition, Apres Awards, “Under the Lights” Rail Jam, Ice Carvers Meltdown Parties
Sunday – 1/25 – USASA Slopestyle

The events during the Stowe Winter Carnival will take you to places like The Rusty Nail, Stowe Mountain Resort, Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center and Piecasso, and the Green Mountain Inn is a great place to start off from.  Come enjoy luxurious accommodations and a true Vermont experience, along with attentive staff and thoughtful amenities to help make your stay in Stowe memorable.  We hope to see you soon!

12/10/2014

Celebrate in Style with a New Year’s Eve Dinner in Stowe at Green Mountain Inn

New Year's Eve Vermont Style!

We can’t think of a better way to usher in 2015 than with a traditional New Year’s Eve dinner in Stowe at the Green Mountain Inn?  Our Main Street Dining Room welcomes you to come and enjoy the special ambience that gives you the heart-of-the-village feel amidst a roaring fire, hardwood floors and Walton Blodgett watercolor landscape paintings adorning the walls.  Choose from two expertly tailored menus for your New Year’s Eve dinner in Stowe and come celebrate the arrival of a New Year with us!

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New Year’s Eve Early Family Party

Dinner seating from 5:00 - 5:30pm; party ends at 8:00pm.
Includes a fabulous four-course dinner prepared by our Executive Chef
Entertainment by Joey the Clown & 7 PM “New Year’s in London” Toast
$59 per adult, $29 per child (12 & under)*

New Year's Eve Late Seating Dinner
Dinner and party from 9:00pm - 1:00am.
Includes a sumptuous four-course dinner prepared by our Executive Chef, glass of champagne at midnight, party favors and music!
$89 per adult (children's menu not available)*

*Prices exclude tax and service charge.

Call 800.253.7302 to make a reservation.

Welcome 2015 in style while you enjoy a delectable New Year’s Eve dinner in Stowe at the Green Mountain Inn!  Need a place to stay after the celebration?  We offer luxurious accommodations perfect for a long holiday weekend in New England.  Adorned with every modern amenity and showcasing outstanding Vermont hand-crafted furniture, our guestrooms, suites, apartments and townhouses will create a wonderful atmosphere and lasting memories to start the New Year off great!  Happy Holidays and the Warmest of New Year Wishes from our family to yours!

12/03/2014

December Brings Excitement to Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center in Stowe!

Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center - December Schedule

Offering a huge assortment of events and exhibitions, the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center in Stowe is definitely a place you’ll need to fit in to your plans while visiting the area.  Featuring local, regional and international artists and performers, the month of December is gearing up to be absolutely wonderful – here’s a brief rundown of the dates:

December 6, 2014 – 7:00 PM Irish Christmas in America
FILM: Moulin Rouge – The Ballet (2014)

December 14, 2014 – 7:00 PM
An Irish Christmas In America – traditional Irish music, history, humor & dance.  Featuring Celtic dancers from Waterbury’s Heather Morris School of Dance!

December 20, 2014 – 7:30 PM
A “Heliand Classical Solstice with the Heliand Consort.  A dynamic group of virtuoso musicians who perform engaging classical music, from the baroque era through
20th century and contemporary repertoire.

December 27, 2014 – 7:00 PM Ruckus
RUCKUS, a Cirque Spectacular – Circus arts with trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists and more!

December 28, 2014 – 7:00 PM
Warren Miller’s No Turning Back (2014) – Warren Miller’s 65th ski film, takes ski fans to the world’s most exotic destinations and reveals legendary lines with skiing and boarding stars, taking viewers on the ride of a lifetime.  In cooperation with the Vermont Ski & Snowboard Museum.

Whatever your pleasure, the events at the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, located at Stowe Mountain Resort will entertain every age.  Make your plans now to stay at the Green Mountain Inn and then explore Stowe, making a show at the Spruce Peak Performing Art Center a priority.  Better yet, make it a dinner and a show with a great meal at the Whip Bar & Grill.  We’ll see you soon!

Images courtesy of SPPAC

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

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11/19/2014

Shop ‘Till You Drop at the Stowe Reindeer Quest Shopping Event!

Stowe Reindeer Quest

From November 15 through December 24, RQ bubbles
visitors can shop at the over 60 participating retail stores that make up the Stowe Reindeer Quest shopping event, have a chance at winning some of the over $15,000 in prizes, and join in on the fun – here’s how it works:

SHOP at participating retail stores and receive a stamp on your reindeer Quest Card with each purchase. (Pick up your reindeer Quest Card at your first shop!)

COLLECT stamps on five different reindeer on your Quest Card by making purchases at five or more shops. You’ll need a combination of Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixon, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen or Rudolph. Can't find a shop to get that 5th reindeer stamped? Hint: shops have posters in their store windows indicating which reindeer they are stamping.

CASH IN! Redeem your stamped Quest Card at the Stowe Visitor’s Center for a FREE Evolution Stowe Card from Stowe Mountain Resort, a $10 gift certificate to Green Envy, and a $10 gift certificate to Pinnacle Ski & Sports…just for filling out your Quest Card!

Reindeer quest***YOU COULD WIN!***

INSTANT PRIZES! When you redeem your stamped Quest Card at the Stowe Visitor’s Center, you’ll get to draw for a $20 gift certificate right on the spot, so you can use it for more holiday shopping!

WEEKLY PRIZES! Your stamped Quest Card will be entered into weekly drawings for fabulous prizes such as: snowshoe tours, ski gear, gift baskets, spa services, Vermont handmade products and more! Prizes are given weekly so the earlier you do your shopping the more chances you have to win! Drawings are held on Mondays at 9am.

Sound like fun?  We knew you’d love it!  So come and visit us here in Stowe, reserve a stay at the Green Mountain Inn and shop ‘till you drop during the Stowe Reindeer Quest adventure.  Don't forget to dine at The Whip Bar & Grill while you're here - we'll give you an extra stamp on your Quest Card!

11/12/2014

Come Join Our Town-Wide Celebration - A Traditional Christmas in Stowe!

Christmas in Stowe

The winter season around Stowe is something quite unique, and our little village certainly knows how to welcome it in style!  With amazing holiday music, a lantern parade, a festival of trees and light, even more shopping hours, Santa is going to have a hard time being the center of attention.  Make your plans now to join us for our town-wide celebration – a Traditional Christmas in Stowe!

Traditional Christmas in StoweA Traditional Christmas in Stowe
December 5 – 6, 2014

Friday evening, enjoy caroling and the tree lighting during the Children’s Lantern Parade along Main Street in Stowe Village and visit the Helen Day Art Center for their Members Art Show and Festival of Lights.

Saturday is a day of full of Christmas and winter festivities. Watch for the arrival of Santa at Stowe Mercantile, enjoy food and family activities throughout town and do some holiday shopping in the shops of Stowe and at the Alpine Christmas Market, in the Town Hall Theater, 2nd Floor!

The Green Mountain Inn is conveniently located directly across the street from Stowe Mercantile and within walking distance of many of the establishments participating in a Traditional Christmas in Stowe!  Continue your traditional Christmas in Stowe with a true Vermont experience at the Green Mountain Inn.  We hope to see you soon!

11/05/2014

Come & Find Out What Makes Stowe So Special for the Holidays!

If you’ve never visited the area before, or it’s been a while since we’ve welcomed you here, now is a great time to experience or even rediscover what makes the Green Mountain Inn in Stowe Vermont so special.

Welcome to the Inn
Historic Green Mountain Inn
A Village Resort Since 1833

Bring the family or enjoy a couple’s weekend retreat in any of our 103 unique guest rooms, luxury rooms & suites or village apartments & townhouses.  Enjoy two highly acclaimed restaurants on-site, The Whip Bar & Grill and The Main Street Dining Room, both providing a comfortable ambiance with a classic Vermont feel.  Relax in our year-round heated, outdoor pool, unwind in our fully equipped health club with Jacuzzi, sauna & massage services, or sit in front of the fireplace and indulge in our homemade cookies.

Xmas TreeTake advantage of our special
Christmas in the Village Package
which includes:

3 nights lodging (minimum)
Welcome bottle of wine w/platter of assorted cheeses, fruits & nuts
Green Mountain Inn commemorative gift
Horse Drawn Sleigh Ride
Christmas Dinner in The Main Street Dining Room
Daily full country breakfast & afternoon tea & cookies
(valid Christmas Week Only)

From $402++ per person

Staying at the Green Mountain Inn wouldn’t be complete without taking in some of Stowe's many fun and exciting winter activities.  From cozy sleigh rides, skiing, and ice skating to an abundance of fine galleries, dining, and unique shops, Stowe has something for everyone.  Don't forget to tour the famous Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory, savor some Laughing Moon Chocolates, or even experience how maple syrup is made!

Let us help create the perfect New England Holiday getaway for you and your family at the Green Mountain Inn - Come experience all that Vermont has to offer!

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.

10/22/2014

Opening Day Will Be Here Soon! No…Not for Baseball…but Ski Season Starts 11/22!

Opening Day for Ski Season in Stowe

When most people think of Opening Day, thoughts of hot dogs and sunshine and the cracking of bats comes to mind, but in Stowe, Opening Day has a whole different meaning.  The temperatures are dropping, the snow machines are being primed and Stowe’s scheduled opening day for the 2014-15 winter season is slated for Saturday, November 22nd (weather permitted).Stowe_mountain

Places like Stowe Mountain Resort are already gearing up for the arrival of winter weather enthusiasts on Mt. Mansfield, as well as the Green Mountain Inn.  What better way to welcome the arrival of winter than with a swim in an outdoor heated pool…yes, a swim outside…in the snow!

Come save money on your stay in Stowe with our Ski, Ride & Stay Package where you can enjoy 1 night of discounted accommodation, 1-day lift ticket to Stowe Mountain Resort and a discount breakfast plan when you book – all for $132 per person, per day!

We can’t be more excited to welcome you to our Inn for this special time in Stowe.  If you are looking forward to ski season as much as we are, give us a call today and reserve your accommodations.

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!

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