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WEST DOVER, VT ~ (November 22, 2010) ~

Mount Snow has announced its plan to open for skiing and riding on Thanksgiving Day.  It will have lift serviced terrain for all ability levels including a full terrain park at Carinthia.  In all four lifts will run servicing seven trails and two mountain faces.

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As well Santa Claus is coming to town. . .more specifically he and Mrs. Claus will be at Mount Snow on November 27th to listen to the wishes of boys and girls.  Part of the annual Mount Snow Thanksgiving weekend, Santa and the Mrs. make their way into the base area escorted by the West Dover Fire Department in their ladder truck.

The festivities start at 5:30pm with the first of five fireworks shows at Mount Snow this winter.  Guests gather in the base area between the Capehouse and Clocktower buildings to witness skiing splendor as instructors start the ceremony with a beautiful torchlight parade.  Immediately following are fireworks with Santa and Mrs. Claus making their appearance and meet at the fireplace inside the base lodge to take photos and listen to every kid’s holiday wish list.

Cuzzins Bar & Grill will be open with live music from Bruce Jacques Friday and Saturday for an après skiing party.  As well the Snow Barn opens for the season with Blockhead performing Friday night and Parker House Theory on Saturday for those 21+.
Mount Snow Sports at the Grand Summit Hotel is offering a raffle for everyone who visits the store between Wednesday and Saturday.  A winner will be selected at 3pm on Saturday and receive a brand new pair of Nordica skis.

Please check back to mountsnow.com for more information and updates on deals, events and snow conditions.