It’s a new year, new beginnings, and everyone wants to start off 2013 with a bang! Here’s a rundown of activities and events happening at the resort and around town to ensure you have a great first weekend of the year.
January is National Learn to Ski and Snowboard month. Always wanted to try the sport? Now is the time to do it. Locals, check our website for information on local beginner programs – www.canyonsresort.com/skischool.html.
Veterans, time to get your friends to fall in love with the sport as well. New this season is the Bring a Friend program, allowing both you and your beginner friend the chance to win prizes for getting out on the slopes! Even if you have just taken a lesson yourself, bring newcomers to the snow and help them sign up for lessons from professional instructors. The Challenge starts December 1, 2012 and runs through March 17, 2013. You can win some cool prizes like trips to Utah, Sun Valley and Smugglers’ Notch (East coast residents). You also can win some GREAT product prizes from HEAD, Rossignol, RAMP, Swany, Celsius, skis.com, snowboards.org, SKI and Transworld Snowboarding magazines. Details are available at the bringafriend.org Web site.
Ladies! Interested in a 3-day Women’s only Ski camp? 2-time Olympian Holly Flanders has been providing women with a dynamic learning experience for many years. What makes the Women’s Workshops a unique learning experience is the camaraderie that develops among the participants. Whether you are an intermediate to advanced skier, during the three days of the workshop you will be challenged to improve your skiing skills and confidence with the support of your coach and fellow participants. More info can be found here: http://www.canyonsresort.com/events.html%3Ftextid%3D10863
NFL Playoffs at Red Tail Grill
Are you a lucky NFL fan whose team has made the playoffs? Grab a table at Red Tail Grill throughout January and enjoy some of the short-rib nachos and a margarita while you watch your team march to the Super Bowl. This weekend’s schedule (all times MT):
2:30pm: Cincinnati Bengals at Houston Texans
6:00pm: Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers
11am: Indianapolis Colts at Baltimore Ravens
2:30pm: Seattle Seahawks at Washington Redskins
Did New Years Eve whet your appetite for champagne? Come to the Waldorf Astoria Park City’s new Champagne Ice Lounge on Thursday for drinks and live music. This outdoor lounge includes a 14-foot fully sculpted ice bar as well as sculpted furniture.The Ice Lounge will primarily serve Champagne by the bottle and glass, while all specialty cocktails will be served inside at Powder’s main bar. Live music will take place in the Ice Lounge every Thursday evening through the end of the ski season.
This week at the Park City Film Series, check out the documentary film Samsara. Synopsis: Prepare yourself for an unparalleled sensory experience. Samsara reunites producers of award-winning the films Baraka and Chronos, famous for combining visual and musical artistry. Samsara is a Sanskrit word that means “the ever turning wheel of life” and is the point of departure for the filmmakers as they search for the elusive current of interconnection that runs through our lives. Filmed over a period of five years and in twenty-five countries, Samsara transports us like no other recent film. It encourages our own inner interpretations inspired by images and music that infuses the ancient with the modern.
Friday and Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 6pm. www.parkcityfilmseries.com
As always, have a safe and fantastic weekend, and Happy New Year!