Appalachian Ski Mtn Hosts Easter Egg Hunt and Meltdown Games

App Ski Mtn Easter Egg Hunt

This past winter did not bring much snow to the High Country, but Appalachian Ski Mountain was able to have a pretty good season despite the minimal snow season. They are ending their season Easter weekend. There will be lots of fun for all ages.

A special Easter Egg Hunt will be at 2pm on Saturday (26th) for children ages 1-4. The Hunt is FREE for all participants, and will be held on the grassy knoll beside the Appalachian Ice Arena.

In addition to the Easter Egg Hunt, the Easter Bunny will be on site during the day with special treats for guests. The Slopeside Restaurant will be offering Easter Specials during the weekend as well, including an Easter Sunday Brunch Menu.

Stay around all weekend for the crazy meltdown games. All events are free with your ski ticket. Take your best shot at tons of prize categories!

Registration will be going on all day in the Alpine Ski Shop.

APP Ski Mtn Meltdown Games

Here is a schedule of events for the Meltdown Games 2016:

Saturday, March 26
10:30am – Impossible Box Contest
11:30am – Cardboard Box Derby
1:30pm – Ski & Snowboard Big Air
4pm – Trash Bag Downhill Race

Sunday, March 27
10:30am – High Ollie Contest
1pm – Pond Skim & Costume Contest
4pm – Chinese Downhill

High Country Family Weekend Events February 28 – March 1

Did you build a snowman this week? Lots of snow in the High Country. What is happening this weekend in the High Country for families? We wish you all a wonderful weekend!

February 28:

1. Free Sledding at Beech Mountain and Snowman Building Contest – This sledding hill attracts people from all over the Southeast. We are lucky to have it in our backyard for free of charge for children 12 and under. Adults are allowed to sled with their small children. The hill is situated right beside the Beech Mountain Chamber of Commerce.

2Open Play Time at The Children’s Playhouse – Come spend quality family time exploring our art activities, pretend vet clinic, climbing wall, dress-up area, ball pit and more! $5 per person admission or buy a membership for the whole family for $100 per year. Open play hours are 10-5 Tuesday-Fridays and 10-3:00 on Saturdays.

3. Make a Personalized Door Hanger at Michael’s Craft Store: 10am – 12pm Drop in. Drop in. Take home a completed project. Just $2 per child for 30 minutes of creative craft fun. Ages 3 and up

personalized door hanger

4. Lowe’s Build & Grow – Bring your child to Lowe’s (Boone, West Jefferson, and Banner Elk) and your child will love building one of their favorite Monster Jam superstars!

Lowes Monster Jam

5. Family Movie Showings:

Regal Cinemas in Boone Now showing: Disney’s McFarland, USA

Parkway Theater in West Jefferson Now showing: The SpongeBob Movie

6. Bonfires at Chetola – Enjoy some outdoor fun with your friends at the new fire pit by Chetola Lake at Chetola Resort in Blowing Rock. Bonfires are scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. every Saturday evening, weather permitting. Kids can purchase $5 s’mores kits and roast their marshmallows over the open fire. The event also features an outdoor cash bar and live music. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Timberlake’s Restaurant at Chetola at (828) 295-5505, or visit www.chetola.com.

7. Special $10 Ice Skate Session at Appalachian Ski Mountain – Saturday, February 28, the Appalachian Ice Arena will host a special $10 Ice Skate Session from 5-6:30pm with all proceeds going to raise funds for the Appalachian Ski Education Foundation. Join us on these special nights for a good cause!

8. Midnight Blast at Appalachian Ski Mountain – The region’s only late-night skiing and snowboarding! The slopes will be open continuously from 5pm – 12 Midnight.

March 1:

1. Free Sledding at Beech Mountain – This sledding hill attracts people from all over the Southeast. We are lucky to have it in our backyard for free of charge for children 12 and under. Adults are allowed to sled with their small children. The hill is situated right beside the Beech Mountain Chamber of Commerce.

2. Family Movie Showings:

Regal Cinemas in Boone Now showing: Disney’s McFarland, USA

Parkway Theater in West Jefferson Now showing: The SpongeBob Movie

Sunday Matinee $4 for everyone!

3. Sunday Night 1/2 Night at Appalachian Ski Mountain – Ski or Ride for only $10!

7:30 – 10pm
The first Sunday of Every Month (Dec 7, Jan 4, Feb 1, Mar 1)
Order online and get more time! Session starts at 6:30 if ordered online 24 hrs in advance!