Ugly Sweater Weekend
December 11 – 13, 2020
Indulge in the holidays and get a little silly for our Ugly Sweater Weekend! Taste, play, and create while you stay with us and don’t forget to bring your favorite holiday-themed ugly sweater for a chance to win fantastic prizes during our Ugly Sweater Contest and Dance Party.
If you would like to participate in the Ugly Sweater contest please sign-up in the Lake Lounge between 9pm – 9:30pm on Saturday evening. To be eligible your “ugly sweater” must be a sweater, with an appropriate family-friendly Christmas, Hanukah, or winter theme. All participants must wear their sweater for the duration of the contest. Various prizes will be awarded to the Best Homemade Ugly Sweater, Ugliest Sweater All Around, Best Dancer in an Ugly Sweater, and more!
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SAMPLE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Holiday Board Game Night!
Enjoy family board game night with a holiday twist. A great way to kick off the weekend.
DJ Dance Party
Join our very own Senior Theme Programs Manager, Shawn Rice, for a DJ Dance Party in the Lake Lounge!
Graham Cracker House Decorating
Join our Activities staff in decorating your own graham cracker house with candy and icing.
Ugly Sweater Touch-Ups
Did you make your own Ugly Sweater for tonight’s contest? Stop in to make some final touches to your sweater. Good luck with the contest!
Holiday Swag Workshop
Join our Greenhouse staff to craft your own holiday swag with greenery, beautiful bows, and festive trimmings. Take this Mohonk holiday keepsake with you to brighten your home.
Afternoon Tea and Cookies with NYCA Victorian Carolers
Afternoon Tea features mulled cider and delicious treats while the NYCA Victorian Carolers bring the sights and sounds of Dickens’ Era to life. This 4-part harmony fills the winter air with sounds of comforting days-gone-by.
Pictures with Santa
See the jolly ole elf himself! Santa will be available for Christmas wishes and complimentary pictures.
Holiday Cocktail Tasting*
Join local distillery Tuthilltown for some jolly mixology, tasting, and a discussion of how they make their spirits and the history of their distillery. Impress your guests by learning how to make some new holiday beverages.
*Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. There is a $30 per person program fee. Participants must be 21 or older to attend.
Kids’ Club Polar Express Experience
Come dressed in your PJ’s, take a spin around the grounds in our “North Pole” Express shuttle bus to enjoy the holiday lights and treats along way (like hot cocoa!). Once back the Polar Express story will be read while all kids are decorating their own pillow case and will finish the night with decorating their own cookie! Ages 4-12. Drop off program.
Ugly Sweater Dance Party with the Breakaway Band with Robyn Baker
Wear your favorite holiday themed Ugly Sweater to the Lake Lounge tonight for dancing and prizes! Dance the night away to the Breakaway Band, a five piece band featuring the spellbinding vocals of local legend Robyn Baker. Whether you enjoy dancing or ugly holiday sweaters, it will surely be a night to remember! Cash bar available.
Kids’ Club: STEM through the Holidays
Ages 2-3 will get hands on with reindeer and dreidel balloon relay races, marble block maze, and holiday sensory bags. Ages 4-12 will have a gum drop build off, make their own sparkly seasonal slime, and put their lab coats on to make their own exploding snowman.
Registration is from 9:30am – 9:45am. Please fill out a registration form for each child prior to their first session.
Ugly Sweater Cookie Decorating
Get your sweet tooth and creative side ready to decorate your very own Ugly Sweater Cookie.
Daily Holiday Family Craft
More details to come. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian for this activity.
A Christmas Carol
For over 20 years, Frank and Kristen Marquette have brought Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, to life. Enjoy the holiday season with song, laughter, and nostalgia as actor and carolers bring tribute to this iconic holiday production!
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When you visit during Ugly Sweater Weekend, your overnight package includes:
- Breakfast: Breakfast Buffet with made-to-order omelets, our famous mini-waffles, and more in our grand Main Dining Room; or Continental Breakfast in the historic Lake Lounge
- Brunch: Brunch Buffet
- Dinner: Surrey Fine Dining or Modern American Menu
- Afternoon tea and cookies in our historic Lake Lounge
- Complimentary daily Kids’ Club drop-off program
- Nightly evening entertainment, special events, and more! See schedule of activities >
- Guided House History Tour of our National Historic Landmark resort
- Yoga, Meditation, and Fitness classes
- Visit our Greenhouse and Barn Museum
- Indoor heated pool with underwater music
- Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing on more than 30 miles of groomed trails (weather permitting)
- Winter hiking with MICROspikes® (weather permitting)
- Ice-skating in the open air pavilion
- Guided outdoor activities and hiking with stunning views of the Catskill Mountains (weather permitting)
À la carte experiences available to overnight guests:
- A full menu of nature-inspired treatments at our award-winning spa
- The Carriage Lounge, featuring a full bar and handcrafted cocktails as well as hyper local draft beer and hard cider
- An award-winning wine list in our dining venues
- In-room dining
- Private fitness, yoga, meditation, and mindfulness sessions
- Disc golf discs available for purchase (weather permitting)
See full list of what’s included in your stay!