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Mt. Brighton – Ski Girls Rock with Lindsey Vonn – October 25, 2014


Lindsey Vonn is coming to Mt. Brighton October 25th to kick off her Ski Girls Rock Program!

Girls who sign up now for one of the four Ski Girls Rock Sessions this winter will be able to join a private dry land training with Lindsey on the 25th – hurry to reserve one of the limited number of spots!  Public autograph session will be held at 1PM.

Ski Girls Rock, a previously Vail and Beaver Creek exclusive program, inspired and designed by Olympic gold medalist and World Alpine Ski Champion Lindsey Vonn, is coming to Mt. Brighton! Ski Girls Rock is a three day program led by female instructors focusing, not only on improving skiing technique, but also empowering girls through the sport and building students’ confidence while developing friendships, teamwork and social skills. Lindsey Vonn will come to Mt. Brighton to meet face-to face with instructors at the start of the season to prepare them for teaching this unique girl-focused program.

Ages: Girls 7-teen, Intermediate levels and up

Price: $267 Lift/Lesson/Lunch
$207 Lesson/Lunch (For Passholders)
         Pricing is for the three day session. 

Dates/Time: 10am-3pm (Lunch included)
Session 1: Dec 21-23
Session 2: Dec 26-28
Session 3: Jan 17-19
Session 4: Feb 14-16

Girls who participate in Ski Girls Rock at Mt. Brighton will be entered for a chance to win a trip to Vonn’s end-of-season Ski Girls Rock party in Vail, Colorado!

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For more information contact the
Mt. Brighton Ski & Snowboard School at
(810) 229-9581

 Advanced registration required, space is limited.
Registration for Ski Girls Rock is non-refundable and non-transferable. 

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Crystal Mountain ~ Thanksgiving Reconnect Weekend ~ November 21 ~ 25, 2023

Crystal Mountain - Thanksgiving Reconnect Weekend

Join us Thanksgiving weekend for a holiday full of special family activities.

Tuesday, November 21

Thanksgiving Take & Bake   – Must order By Noon on Tuesday, November 21!
If you’d prefer to dine at home, let our talented culinary do the cooking! Learn about our  Thanksgiving Take & Bake Dinner »

9am – 4pm, Outdoor Hot Tub
Come warm up at the Park at Water’s Edge! Complimentary to resort houseguests and Four Seasons Club Members during public hours.  Learn about our Private Hot Tub Rental »

Wednesday, November 22

Thanksgiving Take & Bake: Pick-Up at the Crystal Center
Held from 4 – 7pm.

9am – 4pm, Outdoor Hot Tub
Come warm up at the Park at Water’s Edge! Complimentary to resort houseguests and Four Seasons Club Members during public hours.  Learn about our Private Hot Tub Rental »

Thursday, November 23

5k Turkey Vulture Trot 
Give your metabolism a boost over Thanksgiving Weekend with our Turkey Vulture Trot 5k and 1-Mile Fun Run! A portion of the proceeds will benefit  North Sky Raptor Sanctuary. Learn More »

Thanksgiving Buffet at the Wild Tomato
Feast on our delicious Thanksgiving Dinner! See details »

9am – 4pm, Outdoor Hot Tub
Come warm up at the Park at Water’s Edge! Complimentary to resort houseguests and Four Seasons Club Members during public hours.  Learn about our Private Hot Tub Rental »


Friday, November 24

9am – 9pm, Outdoor Hot Tub
Come warm up at the Park at Water’s Edge! Complimentary to resort houseguests and Four Seasons Club Members during public hours.  Learn about our Private Hot Tub Rental »

2pm, 2:45pm, 3:30pm: Archery Sessions
For ages 7+. $20 per person. Reservations required by calling the Park at Water’s Edge,  231-378-2238 .

5 – 5:30pm: First Light Celebration 
Santa will kick off the festivities at 5pm with a Horse Drawn Surrey ride down Crystal Mountain Drive starting from Kinlochen. He’ll hop off at the Crystal Center and use his holiday magic to help us light our tree at 5:30pm sharp!

5:30 – 8pm: Holiday Trail Celebration
Enjoy a festive tour through Crystal’s quaint resort village. Each trail stop offers unique activities, plus food & beverage and retail sales. Get your “trail stop stamps” at five or more locations to receive a chance to win one of several great prizes! Starts at 5:30pm.  Learn More »

5:30pm: Horse Drawn Surrey Rides
First rides begin at 5:30pm. $12 per person. No charge for children under 2 years old.  Reservations required by calling the Park at Water’s Edge,  231-378-2238 .

5:30pm: Outdoor Laser Tag
First session begins at 5:30pm. Geared for ages 7 and up. $15 per person. Reservations required by calling the Park at Water’s Edge,  231-378-2238 .

Saturday, November 25

9am – 9pm, Outdoor Hot Tub
Come warm up at the Park at Water’s Edge! Complimentary to resort houseguests and Four Seasons Club Members during public hours.  Learn about our Private Hot Tub Rental »

2pm, 2:45pm, 3:30pm: Archery Sessions
For ages 7+. $20 per person. Reservations required by calling the Park at Water’s Edge,  231-378-2238 .

3 – 4pm:  Birds of Prey Program
Hosted by North Sky Raptor Sanctuary. This complimentary activity held at the Crystal Center gives guests an up-close experience with wildlife in a fun learning environment! Held at 3pm. Want to support the North Sky Raptor Sanctuary? Consider running in our annual Turkey Vulture Trot 5k and Fun Run !

5:30pm: Horse Drawn Surrey Rides
First rides begin at 5:30pm. $12 per person. No charge for children under 2 years old.  Reservations required by calling the Park at Water’s Edge,  231-378-2238 .

5:30pm: Outdoor Laser Tag
First session begins at 5:30pm. Geared for ages 7 and up. $15 per person. Reservations required by calling the Park at Water’s Edge,  231-378-2238 .

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Crystal Mountain ~ Turkey Vulture Trot 5k and 1~Mile Fun Run ~ November 23, 2023

Crystal Mountain - 5K Turkey Vulture Trot

Give your metabolism a boost over Thanksgiving Reconnect Weekend with our Turkey Vulture Trot 5k and 1-Mile Fun Run! The 5K will begin at 9am on Thursday, November 23 on our Mountain Center Road course. The 1-Mile Fun Run will begin at 10am. A portion of the proceeds will benefit North Sky Raptor Sanctuary .

A commemorative medal will be awarded to the top 3 men and women in each age group for the 5K race. All Fun Run participants will receive a finisher medal. The overall male and female winner of the 5K will receive a Crystal Mountain Prize Pack valued at over $200.

Registration

Online registration will begin September 25 and will close at Noon on Wednesday, November 22.

Pre-Registration through November 22 (Online Only):
5k Cost:  $25 per person
1-Mile Fun Run Cost: $10 per person

Registration Opens September 25, 2023 »

Day-Of Registration
5k Cost: $40
1-Mile Fun Run Cost: $25

The first 100 5k racers to sign up will receive a water bottle. Race supplies will be available for advance pickup at the Park at Water’s Edge on Wednesday, November 22 from 9am – 4pm. Check-in on race day will be in the Kinlochen Lobby outside of The Thistle. Awards ceremony will take place at approximately 10:30am at the Lodge Pavilion Tent, slopeside near the Crystal Clipper.

For more information, please contact the Park at Water’s Edge, 231-378-2238 .

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Crystal Mountain ~ Thanksgiving Day Buffet ~ November 23, 2023

Thanksgiving Buffet at Crystal Mountain

Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings – without stepping foot in the kitchen!

Location: Wild Tomato
Time: 11am – 5pm

Reservations required. Please call (800) 968-7686.

Cost

Adults: $46.95
Kids 7 – 12: $19.95
Kids 6 & Under: $12.95

Menu

Carving Station

  • Black pepper & cider glazed Michigan Turkey Breast, rosemary pan gravy, homemade cranberry sauce
  • Brown sugar & mustard glazed Dearborn Ham

Chilled

  • Farmer’s Market Salad Bar, crisp greens, fresh vegetables, assorted dressings
  • Kale Lentil Salad, roasted squash, golden raisin, radicchio, pickled onion, cucumber
  • House-baked Ciabatta Rolls, whipped honey butter
  • Assorted Fruit & Berry Display
  • Smoked Whitefish Pate, flatbread cracker
  • Domestic Meat & Cheese Display

Entrees & Sides

  • Boneless Beef Short Rib, wild mushroom demi
  • Blackened Atlantic Salmon, pomegranate orange glazed
  • Michigan Apple & Sage Stuffing
  • Andouille & Sweet Potato Hash
  • Whipped Yukon Mashed Potatoes
  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts, bacon, honey balsamic
  • Roasted tri-color Carrots & Asparagus

Little Ones

  • Homemade Macaroni & Cheese
  • Homestyle Chicken Tenders

Sweets Station

  • Classic Pumpkin Roll
  • Variety of gourmet Pies & Cheesecake
  • Brown Butter Peach & Blueberry Crisp, whipped cream
  • Raspberry & Dark Chocolate Mousse Parfaits
  • Macaroons & assorted Cookies

Reservations required. Please call (800) 968-7686.


Thanksgiving Take & Bake

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