Culinary Expedition: Farm-to-Table Dining

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Take a culinary expedition of Northern Utah’s locally sourced food, designed and prepared by the Snowbasin culinary team in four courses. Talk with the purveyors of these delicious local items and discuss why local is better!

The menu will include a local cheese plate from Gold Creek Farms in Kamas, Utah, Smoked Duck Breast Glazed with Slide Ridge Honey and salt harvested from the Great Salt Lake, Mountain Valley Trout from Smithfield, Utah, a Yak, Apple & Gorgonzola Meatloaf with spicy bourbon peach glaze with Yak from Yakety Yak Farm in Huntsville, Utah, and more. All produce will be sourced from local farm stands and Borski Farms in Kaysville, Utah. Purveyors include Borski’s Farm Produce, Morgan Valley Lamb, Fog River Salmon, Beehive Cheese, Gold Creek Cheese, Daily Rise Coffee Co., Lehi Roller Mills, Creminelli Fine Meats, and Cox Honey Farms.

See the full menu here: Culinary Expeditions – Farm to Table

The Dining Discovery: Farm – to – Table Culinary Expedition is $70 per person. It will be held on Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 6:30 pm at Needles Lodge and includes a ride up the gondola and live entertainment. To make reservations, please call (801) 620-1021. For more information on Dining Discovery events, click here.

 

Culinary Expedition: Wine Maker’s Dinner with Iron Gate Wines

THE WINE MAKER’S DINNER HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO SEPTEMBER 5TH

 

Part of our Culinary Expedition: Spirit & Food Pairings, the first Wine Maker’s Dinner will feature Iron Gate Wines from Utah. This is a unique opportunity to learn about wine from the person who knows them best, the wine maker.

The meal is perfectly paired with a flight of wine, expertly chosen by the wine maker himself. The meal includes hors d’oeuvres while meeting the wine maker, a presentation of the wine flight by the wine maker, followed by a four course dinner paired with the wine. See the full pairing menu here: Meet The Winemaker Menu

The Wine Maker’s Dinner is $75 per person and includes the suggested paired wines, taxes, and gratuity. Wine from Iron Gate Wines will also be available for sale. The Wine Maker’s Dinner presented with Iron Gate Wines will be Friday, September 5th at 6:00 pm.

For reservations, please call (801) 620-1021.

For more information on Dining Discovery events, click here.

Sunday Mountain Top Brunch

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The Mountain Top Brunch has been reinvented this summer and will be better than ever! Brunch is in Needles Lodge at the top of Needles Gondola every Sunday from June 22nd – October 5th from 10 am – 2:30 pm. Each week, the chefs pick out the freshest local ingredients to create inspired and inventive dishes, delivering a new experience every Sunday.

The Mountain Top Brunch price is $38 for adults and $18 for youth (ages 6-11), which includes the all you can eat brunch, gondola ride, tax, gratuity and non-alcoholic beverages. For summer pass holders, the price is just $33 for adults and $15 for youth (6-11). Ages 5 and under are free.

Have a whole day packed with fun at Snowbasin Resort staring with Mountain Top Brunch, an exciting scenic gondola ride, enjoying one of the many activities available in the fresh alpine air, and a free outdoor concert to end the great day.

Menus:

Brunch Menu

Brunch Buffet Menu

Brunch Beverages Menu

For more information on Dining Discovery events, click here.

Dog Days Of Snowbasin Resort

Have your dog by your side for this hike to the bottom of Strawberry. This hike will allow you and your best friend to enjoy the beauty of Snowbasin Resort together. Dogs should be leashed at all times. Water and bathrooms are available at the bottom of Strawberry. 

Difficulty: Moderate

Duration: 2-3 hours

(Base area activity. Lift ticket is not required.)

*Tours meet Saturday & Sundays 1 pm at the Moose.  Bring hiking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, snacks and water. Tours last from 1-4 hours. Tours in the base area do not require a gondola ticket.

Tour Of The Cirques

Come prepared because were going to the top! Hike from the top of Needles Gondola to the ridge and then from there to either Strawberry Peak or Mount Ogden Peak and then back to the Needles Gondola. This strenuous hike will give you a bird’s eye view of both the Ogden and Salt Lake Valleys.

Difficulty: Strenuous

Duration: 3-4 hours

(On mountain activity. Lift ticket is required.)

*Tours meet Saturday & Sundays 1 pm at the Moose.  Bring hiking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, snacks and water. Tours last from 1-4 hours. Tours in the base area do not require a gondola ticket.

How A Ski Lift Works

Join one of our most popular hikes and learn what makes our lift go round and round. Tour lift terminals, lift shacks, motor rooms and the world famous Needles Gondola Parking Garage. Your Lift Maintenance Guide will explain the principles of ski lift operations and help you appreciate your ride to the top. 

Difficulty: Light (Narrow stairways, enclosed spaces and ladders may be encountered.)

Duration: 2-3 hours

(On mountain activity. Lift ticket is required.)

*Tours meet Saturday & Sundays 1 pm at the Moose.  Bring hiking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, snacks and water. Tours last from 1-4 hours. Tours in the base area do not require a gondola ticket.

Blues, Brews & BBQ with Kap Brothers and Abraxas

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Join us on the Patio at Earl’s Lodge Sunday, September 28th for our Blues, Brews & BBQ FREE Concert Series with Abraxas, America’s #1 Santana tribute band and Kap Brothers playing blues, rock & country. Kap Brothers start at 12:30 pm with Abraxas at 3:30 pm. For more information about Abraxas and Kap Brothers, check out the following links:

***No outside food or beverage allowed in the music venue or the lodge.  Utah State Law prohibits the possession and consumption of outside alcohol including beer & wine on premise.  Bags may be subject to search at the music venue gate and any alcohol or outside food may be confiscated.  Dogs are allowed in the music venue, but they must be on a leash at all times, and they must stay on the grassy areas.  Dogs are never allowed in the lodges or on the patio.

Abraxas:

http://www.abraxasband.com

ABRAXAS • The Santana Experience formed in March of 2006 with one goal, to be the best. Fast forward to 2013, having performed scores of shows for thousands of fans from coast to coast, the members of Abraxas have honed their show to be not just a musical tribute to the legendary Carlos Santana, but an experience that you’ll remember for a long time to come.

It’s all there. The propulsive Latin percussion… the fiery lead guitar work… the keyboard wizardry… the lush vocals… the goove that connects to the soul of the audience. No matter the type event or size of venue, Abraxas is ready. We’ve opened concerts for major artists and have headlined shows all across America.

Abraxas

Kap Brothers:

thekapbrothersband.com

 

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Blues, Brews & BBQ with Folk Hogan and Ballroom Thieves

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Join us on the Patio at Earl’s Lodge Sunday, September 14th for our Blues, Brews & BBQ FREE Concert Series with Folk Hogan and Ballroom Thieves. Folk Hogan will start at 12:30 pm and Ballroom Thieves will take the stage at 3:30 pm. For more information about Folk Hogan and Ballroom Thieves, check out the following links:

***No outside food or beverage allowed in the music venue or the lodge.  Utah State Law prohibits the possession and consumption of outside alcohol including beer & wine on premise.  Bags may be subject to search at the music venue gate and any alcohol or outside food may be confiscated.  Dogs are allowed in the music venue, but they must be on a leash at all times, and they must stay on the grassy areas.  Dogs are never allowed in the lodges or on the patio, with the exception of service dogs.

 

http://www.newfrontiertouring.com/artist/the-ballroom-thieves/

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With a slow, deliberate build, the Ballroom Thieves make their presence known onstage immediately as the first chord is struck, transforming any size room, whether it be a large ballroom or a small club, into a remarkably intimate environment.

Formed in 2011, the Ballroom Thieves take the sincere, narrative blueprint of folk music and infuse it with the attitude of rock, the soul of blues, and the sweat and fervor of a revival tent. That spirit makes its way into both their recorded music as well as their live performances, as Martin Earley (guitar, vocals), Devin Mauch (percussion, vocals), and Calin Peters (cello, vocals) attack their instruments and harmonies with the same energy onstage as in the studio.

Garnering regional and national acclaim for both of their releases to date, 2012’s The Devil And The Deep, and 2013’s self-titled EP, the Thieves have been branching out from their native Boston. Their energy, passion, and songwriting craft earning them national touring spots with established bands such as the Lone Bellow, Dispatch, Little Green Cars, the Wheeler Brothers, and Houndmouth, among others.

Folk Hogan:

http://www.folkhogan.com/

Folk Hogan is a high velocity, folk/punk band with a lively stage show that is widely appealing, and downright awesome. The six-piece lineup consists of Accordion, Mandolin, Bass, Banjo, Guitar, and Drums. Folk Hogan brings a mix of experienced entertainers, humor, and whiskey that will keep a crowd dancing while wishing they had a backup liver.

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Blues, Brews & BBQ with Codi Jordan Band and Todo Mundo

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Join us on the Patio at Earl’s Lodge Sunday, September 21st for our Blues, Brews & BBQ FREE Concert Series with Codi Jordan Band playing Reggae and Rock Steady followed up by Todo Mundo  playing Latin/Reggae/World Fusion. Codi Jordan Band starts at 12:30 pm with Todo Mundo at 3:30 pm.

***No outside food or beverage allowed in the music venue or the lodge.  Utah State Law prohibits the possession and consumption of outside alcohol including beer & wine on premise.  Bags may be subject to search at the music venue gate and any alcohol or outside food may be confiscated.  Dogs are allowed in the music venue, but they must be on a leash at all times, and they must stay on the grassy areas.  Dogs are never allowed in the lodges or on the patio, with the exception of service dogs.

For more information about Codi Jordan Band and Todo Mundo, check out the following links:

Todo Mundo:

http://www.todomundomusic.com/

Todo Mundo (“All the World”) blends the musical flavors of Rumba, Reggae, Samba, and Middle Eastern styles into an irresistible groove that has been moving dance floors and connecting with audiences from Southern California to South America since 2009.

Through music, Todo Mundo has learned to share their soul and experiences with the world. The power of music allows them to transmit their messages of equality and diversity. The band is a manifestation of these messages, containing talented musicians from all over the world (Columbia, Israel, Canada & US). Their music and performances possess explosive energy that celebrates life and unity, with the aim of connecting with people from all over the world, and encourage them to live in the present, as one.

Todo Mundo

Codi Jordan Band:

http://www.codijordan.com/

The Codi Jordan Band is a Reggae Rock band running in the same vein as popular acts Sublime, The Dirty Heads and Slightly Stoopid. Hailing from the greater Salt Lake City area the band has toured relentlessly across the west spreading their homegrown “mountain town meets the Beach” sound across 12 states and hundreds of stages.

Front man Codi Jordan grew up in the small ski town of Eden, Utah. Both of Codi’s parents grew up in Southern California but opted to move to Utah in search of mountains and snow. For Codi, having family in Southern California led to a fascination and love for the southern CA lifestyle, the Ocean and the budding reggae/rock/surf/punk scene. Codi began writing lyrics and composing music at the age of 12 years old; a few years later he was introduced to the recording studio by a local hip-hop artist who noticed Codi playing and singing at a local house party.

Codi Jordan Band

Codi Jordan Band

 

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Blues, Brews & BBQ with Brian Ernst and Marinade

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Join us on the Patio at Earl’s Lodge Sunday, September 7th for our Blues, Brews & BBQ FREE Concert Series with Brian Ernst playing acoustic soul followed up by Marinade playing funk, soul, reggae, and rock. Brian Ernst starts at 12:30 pm with Marinade at 3:30 pm. For more information about Brian Ernst and Marinade, check out the following links:

***No outside food or beverage allowed in the music venue or the lodge.  Utah State Law prohibits the possession and consumption of outside alcohol including beer & wine on premise.  Bags may be subject to search at the music venue gate and any alcohol or outside food may be confiscated.  Dogs are allowed in the music venue, but they must be on a leash at all times, and they must stay on the grassy areas.  Dogs are never allowed in the lodges or on the patio, with the exception of service dogs.

Marinade:

http://marinademusic.com/

Marinade

Brian Ernst:

http://www.brianernstmusic.com/

Brian Ernst

Brian & Katie Ernst are full time touring artists & philanthropists. They tour in full size school bus that has been converted into an RV that runs on solar panels and fueled by waste vegetable oil. Music/art has taken them around the world. Literally.
Brian has over 20 instruments on stage and a looping pedal. Using no pre-recorded music he loops and layers his instruments into various songs, melodies, and instrumentals best described as acoustic/soul/roots.
With humble beginnings, Brian’s full time music career started back in 2007 as a street performer. Brian traveled all over the country playing music on the streets of folk festivals, downtown parking lots, or Chicago subways. He discovered the looping pedal and graduated from sidewalks to venues, clubs, and festivals. Prior to his 2009 debut studio album ‘Journey4YOUth’ Brian sold over 7,000 bootleg cd’s mostly out of his guitar case. Brian’s album has sold over 1,000 units a year since it’s release.

 

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