Many Ways to Ring In the New Year at Wintergreen Resort
Va. (Dec. 1, 2011) – Ring in 2012 Wintergreen Resort–style this
year! Set atop Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains near Skyline Drive, the
long-favored retreat has a party to fit every style: intimate dinner for
two, dynamic dance party celebration, and a slew of exciting activities for
kids of every age. All events require advance reservations.
new year at Copper Mine
Bistro with an elegant dinner suitable for celebrating the
turning of the calendar page. Wintergreen’s chefs will prepare prime rib,
Chilean sea bass, filet mignon and other temptations. Music by Joe Pettus and
the Soul Shakers will begin at 9 pm and last through midnight. Dinner will be
served from 5:30-9:30 pm; for reservations call 434/325-8090.
Revel at Devils Grill at the
top of the mountain. The festive New Year’s Eve menu invites with ginger snap
crusted grouper, steak frites, veal chop, and Angus filet, all served with
accompanying light jazz music from 8 pm until midnight. Dinner starts at 5:30 pm;
for reservations call 434/325-8100.
year away at The Edge,
Wintergreen’s neighborhood hangout perched literally at the edge of the
mountain. The Edge will spotlight its winter menu and the dynamic dance band
Sweet Justice playing favorite rock and roll tunes from yesteryears. The band
will play from 9:30 pm through midnight. Dinner will be offered from 5:30-10
pm; for reservations call 434/325-8080.
New Year’s Eve Italian Buffet in Commonwealth
Ballroom with family and friends and then move on to your own
party or join one of Wintergreen’s planned bashes! The hearty winter fare will
feature antipasto, Caesar salad bar, grilled vegetables, and a pasta station
with chicken, shrimp, meatballs, clams, mushrooms, three homemade sauces, and
assorted holiday desserts. Cash bar and wine service will be available. Adults
$38; children 6-12 $19; six and under $9. Dinner offered from 6:30-8 pm; for
reservations call 434/325-8143.
Eve is for kids, too. Wintergreen’s mountain top Treehouse welcomes
children ages 4-12 from 7:30 pm-12:30 am for a full, fun evening of games,
movies with popcorn, party favors, pizza and ice cream. The evening is
priced at $69 per child. Call 434-325- 8179 for reservations.
Interactive Teen Hip Hop rocks on the evening at Wintergreen’s Teen Discovery Ridge Adventure Center
welcoming ages 13-17. This New Year’s Eve countdown electrifies the crowd
with x box, Wii, Rock Band, Guitar Hero, mechanical bull and way more.
Refreshments and sparking juices are on tap, plus competitions and plenty of
wicked prizes awarded every hour. Priced at $40 per person and for members’
teenagers $35. The Hip Hop opens 7 pm and lasts until 12:30 am;
reservations may be made at 434/325-8180.
the heart of Central Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, Wintergreen Resort claims
the most thrilling winter playground in the Mid-Atlantic. This beautiful
11,000-acre mountain top hideaway has spectacular natural vistas and offers the
ultimate winter vacation or weekend getaway, with world-class skiing, charming
lodging and enticing dining options.
and snowboarders, Wintergreen offers 26 slopes on 129 skiable acres with two
high-speed chairlifts. The resort features the region’s most extensive
beginner-to-expert terrain, with 23 percent beginner, 35 percent intermediate
and 42 percent advanced/expert. Fourteen slopes are lighted for night skiing
and the resort’s longest run is 1.4 miles. Two terrain parks and the
region’s top snowtubing park accent the winter recreational offerings.
at Wintergreen Resort include 300 villa-style condominiums and rental homes,
from studio suites to seven-bedroom homes, each offering a fully equipped
kitchen and a comfortable living area, most with fireplaces and a balcony or
information, access the web site at www.wintergreenresort.com.
For overnight accommodations, call toll-free at 800/266-2444.
Wintergreen Resort: Wintergreen Resort is an 11,000-acre, four-season resort
located in the Blue Ridge Mountains southwest of Charlottesville, Va. This
beautiful hideaway is the ultimate vacation and conference spot, with 300
condominium-style accommodations; 45 holes of championship golf; snow skiing,
snowboarding and snow tubing; an award-winning tennis program; a full-service,
destination spa; 40,000 square feet of meeting and event space; and savory
dining options. The resort is located adjacent to the Blue Ridge Parkway in
beautiful central Virginia near Charlottesville, just 90 minutes from Richmond,
Va., three hours from Washington, D.C. and Raleigh, N.C., five and a half hours
from Philadelphia, and eight hours from Atlanta. For more information, guests
can call (434) 325-2200 or visit the resort’s web site at www.wintergreenresort.com.
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