Winter Events & Entertainment

JANUARY 2015
Learn to Ski & Snowboard MonthJANUARY IS LEARN TO SKI & SNOWBOARD MONTH
There's never been a better time to learn to ski or ride than January, during the National Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month. The first 31 days of the new year are dedicated to winter fun and learning something new. Get started on a lifetime of winter fun by learning to ski or snowboard this winter at Shawnee Mountain.  Learn more here!

WEEKEND SKI & SNOWBOARD TRAINING PROGRAMS BEGIN -
January 3 // Saturday

Junior Race and Junior Development Team Programs begin. 5 and 10 week programs available. Call 570-421-7231 ext. 254.

GIRL SCOUT DAY -
January 4 // Sunday

Discounts on lift tickets, rentals and lessons for all Girl Scouts. Contact Group Sales for more info and pre-registration. Call 570-421-7231 ext. 223 or click here for more details.
"LEARN A SNOW SPORT" DAY AT SHAWNEE MOUNTAIN SKI AREA -
January 6 // Tuesday

Tuesday, January 6th is Learn a Snow Sport Day at Shawnee Mountain Ski Area.
Shawnee Mountain will offer 100 Introductory Learn to Ski/Snowboard Packages (beginner lift, lesson & rental) at a cost of $25 each. Reservations required and limited to the first 100 guests.

Call 570-421-7231 ext. 210 to reserve your lesson.
Payment is required at time of reservation.

All proceeds will be donated to Bushkill Outreach. Bushkill Outreach is a Pennsylvania state registered food pantry serving people in need in Middle Smithfield and Lehman Townships.

NASTAR RACE SERIES BEGINS -
January 10 & 11 // Saturday & Sunday

Offered weekends throughout the season. NASTAR is a National Recreational Racing Series giving every day skiers and snowboarders of all ages the thrill of racing. For details and race schedule call.
Call 570-421-7231 ext. 249 or visit our NASTAR Racing page for more details.

Talking Machine playing in EZ Bumps
January 17 // Saturday // 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Talking Machine will be playing in EZ Bumps from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm.
Find them online: website | facebook

Jim Roberti playing in EZ Bumps
January 24 // Saturday // 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Jim Roberti will be playing in EZ Bumps from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
Find them online: website
In-Season Snow Sports Merit Badge "Get Ready" Workshop
January 24 & 25 // Saturday & Sunday
This one day workshop is by reservation only. The “Get Ready” Workshop is a 1.5 hour long clinic and covers Scout Weekend testing requirements. Evaluation and practice recommendations will be given to prepare scouts who are taking the Partial Snow Sports Merit Badge Test on Scout Weekend. Lesson curriculum is the same during each workshop.

All-day lift ticket, 1.5 hour workshop, and lunch - $70.00 per person;
With rentals - $95.00 per person.
Add a helmet rental for $8.50 per person

Contact the Group Sales office at (570) 421-7231 ext. 201 to make a reservation.
Flood the Valley playing in EZ Bumps
January 25 // Sunday // 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Flood the Valley will be playing in EZ Bumps from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Steve McDaniel playing in EZ Bumps
January 31 // Saturday // 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Steve McDaniel will be playing in EZ Bumps from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

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FEBRUARY 2015
TAKE YOUR DAUGHTER/SON TO THE SNOW WEEK -
February 2 thru 6 // Monday thru Friday

Your Daughter or Son age 18 and under receive a FREE Youth Lift Ticket when parent purchases a full price Adult Daily Lift Ticket.  Special Coupon required which is available on-line at shawneemt.com.

CANCER AWARENESS WEEKEND -


February 7 // Saturday

Join us for the 2nd Annual Paint the Mountain Pink breast cancer awareness event. all are welcome to Paint the Mountain Pink for breast cancer awareness. Guests, Skiers, Riders and Tubers are encouraged to dress in pink and participate in fun activities throughout the day.

The first 100 lift ticket purchasers will receive a free pink ski hat, compliments of Shawnee Mountain. Weather permitting, “Margaret” the Pink Fire Truck will be on display in the ski area courtyard. And in conjunction with Pocono Health Systems, the Hope for Strength Breast Cancer Fund is running a benefit raffle and prize winners will be drawn at 5 p.m. More Details >



February 8 // Sunday
Join the Race Against Cancer in the Joe Riesle Memorial NASTAR Race on Sunday. Skiers and snowboarders of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in the Joe Riesle Memorial Ski Race Against Cancer. This annual race has been newly named in the honor Joe Riesle a longtime and beloved Shawnee Ski School Supervisor who passed away in February of 2012.

Using the NASTAR format, the intermediate-level course is set on the Upper Tomahawk Trail. The cost is $7 for two runs or $13 for five runs. A valid lift ticket is required for participation. All race proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. Non-skiers can contribute to the Ski Race Against Cancer by purchasing "In Honor Of" or "In Memory Of" donation cards at Guest Services or the Ski School Desk. More Details >

In-Season Snow Sports Merit Badge "Get Ready" Workshop
February 7 & 8 // Saturday & Sunday
This one day workshop is by reservation only. The “Get Ready” Workshop is a 1.5 hour long clinic and covers Scout Weekend testing requirements. Evaluation and practice recommendations will be given to prepare scouts who are taking the Partial Snow Sports Merit Badge Test on Scout Weekend. Lesson curriculum is the same during each workshop.

All-day lift ticket, 1.5 hour workshop, and lunch - $70.00 per person;
With rentals - $95.00 per person.
Add a helmet rental for $8.50 per person

Contact the Group Sales office at (570) 421-7231 ext. 201 to make a reservation.
Liz Nordstrom Band playing in EZ Bumps
February 7 // Saturday
// 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Liz Nordstrom Band will be playing in EZ Bumps from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
Find them online: website | facebook
Flood the Valley playing in EZ Bumps
February 8 // Sunday // 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Flood the Valley will be playing in EZ Bumps from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Steve McDaniel playing in EZ Bumps
February 14 // Saturday // 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Steve McDaniel will be playing in EZ Bumps from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
Erin McLelland playing in EZ Bumps
February 15 // Sunday // 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Erin McLelland will be playing in EZ Bumps from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Find them online: facebook
Matt Scuteri & The Jive Stewards playing in EZ Bumps
February 21 // Saturday // 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Matt Scuteri & The Jive Stewards will be playing in EZ Bumps from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
Find them online: facebook
Flood the Valley playing in EZ Bumps
February 22 // Sunday // 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Flood the Valley will be playing in EZ Bumps from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

SHAWNEE WINTER CARNIVAL DAY -
February 22 // Sunday

Sponsored by Shawnee Mountain, Coca-Cola and Budweiser Beer, this event will include fun activities open to all. Demonstrations, ice sculptor, vendors, product sampling including Cream of Wheat, giveaways, outdoor barbeque, entertainment, après ski party and more.

Talking Machine playing in EZ Bumps
February 28 // Saturday // 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Talking Machine will be playing in EZ Bumps from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm.
Find them online: website | facebook

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MARCH 2015
Liz Nordstrom Band playing in EZ Bumps
March 1 // Sunday // 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Liz Nordstrom Band will be playing in EZ Bumps from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Find them online: website | facebook

24TH ANNUAL POCONO SCOUT WEEKEND -
March 14 & 15 // Saturday & Sunday

Shawnee Mountain's Scout Weekend is back and better than ever. Discounts on lift tickets, rentals and lessons for all scouts. Special lodging packages available. Free merit badge testing & race. Contact group sales for more info and pre-registration. Call 570-421-7231 ext. 223. More Details >

MILITARY APPRECIATION WEEKEND -
March 20 thru 22 // Friday thru Sunday

In an effort to honor the brave men and women defending our freedom and our great Nation, Shawnee Mountain is pleased to announce Military Appreciation Weekend Friday, Saturday & Sunday, March 20, 21 & 22, 2015.  

As a special "Thank You" all active Military and their immediate family (spouse & children 18 years and under) will receive FREE Lift Tickets and Ski or Snowboard Rentals for any or all of the 3 days. Also, Group Lessons and SKIwee Children's Lesson Programs will be made available at a 50% Discount. Valid active military picture ID is required and valid dependent cards are required.

All branches of our Armed Forces are eligible, including Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard & National Guard active duty members. 

For all Retired Military and Reservists and their immediate family a discount of 50% off Lift Tickets will be offered during the Military Appreciation Weekend. Again valid active military picture ID is required and valid dependent cards are required.

New this year, all Military and their immediate family are welcome to enjoy any 2-Hours of Snow Tubing for only $15 per session all weekend (with ID). 

And as a special bonus, those attending Military Appreciation Weekend are welcome to enjoy the Costume Carnival Day and Parade taking place at Shawnee Mountain on Sunday, March 22 at 1:00 pm.

Military/Photo ID Required - Call 570-421-7231 ext. 229 for more info.

31ST ANNUAL COSTUME CARNIVAL DAY -
March 22 // Sunday

Those in costume will receive a FREE day lift ticket. Costume parade and judging at 1:00 pm with great prizes.
Visit the Costume Carnival page or call 570-421-7231 ext. 229 for more details!
28TH ANNUAL CLUB SHAWNEE PARTY -
March 22 // Sunday

By invitation only. Open to all Shawnee Mountain Season Pass holders. Call 570-421-7231 ext. 229.
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Please note that times, locations and events are subject to change without notice.
Please check back often for updates or call 570-421-7231.