Ski Apache Open Seven-Days a Week for the Season
Ski Apache opened on Thanksgiving Day as and since then has received a total of 50 inches of snow to date with 90 percent of the mountain open seven-days per week from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lift tickets are $47 for adults, $41 for seniors (60 years and older), $38 for military personnel, $39 for teens (13-17 years) and $30 for children under 13. Group ticket discounts are also available in addition to individual ski and snowboard equipment rentals, $20 for adults and $12 for children. Lifts run daily including holidays and more than 100 instructors are available daily for lessons. And with 15 feet of average annual snowfall in addition to its snowmaking capabilities, Ski Apache’s three terrain parks provide the hottest action on the mountain featuring five standard boxes, one rainbow box, three flat rails, one battleship rail, one flat-down-flat rail and one A-frame rail.
Ski Apache offers a live web cam, found at www.SkiApache.com, along with an interactive trail map, up-to-the-minute weather conditions and snow reports, also available via RSS feed and text alert. For more details on Ski Apache visit www.skiapache.com or call 575 464-3600.
New Mexico Centennial Celebration – January 6-8
On Fri., January 6, New Mexico Birthday cake plus punch and coffee will be served at the Inn of the Mountain Gods and Casino Apache Travel Center beginning at 6 p.m. On Sat., January 7 there will be entertainment in the hotel lobby beginning at 2 p.m. with Apache War Dancers performing, Fiesta Dancers at 4 p.m. and a featured country/western band at 6 p.m. Miss Mescalero and Smokey Bear will also be on hand for the festivities.
The Pointer Sisters – Sat., January 14
Get excited: Legendary group The Pointer Sisters hit the Inn of the Mountain Gods’ stage Sat., January 14 at 8 p.m. Singing everything from pop, disco, blues to country, The Pointer Sisters have been making hits for four decades and always put on a great show. Tickets from $25 to $60.
Dwight Yoakam – Fri., January 20
Johnny Cash once cited him as his favorite country singer. Chris Isaak called him as good a songwriter that ever put a pen to paper. Time Magazine dubbed him “A Renaissance Man” and Vanity Fair declared he “strides the divide between rock’s lust and country’s lament.” “He” is Dwight Yoakam and he’ll be at Inn of the Mountain Gods Fri., January 20. Don’t miss this concert by the Grammy-award winning country star. Tickets from $25 to $100.
Great White with Slaughter – Fri., February 10
The hard rock band Great White was formed in L.A. in 1978, gaining popularity in the ’80s and ’90s. The band released several albums in the late ’80s and gained airplay on MTV with music videos for songs like “Once Bitten, Twice Shy.” American heavy metal band Slaughter was formed in Las Vegas, Nev. by lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist Mark Slaughter and bassist Dana Strum. The band reached stardom in 1990 with their first album, “Stick it to Ya” which spawned several hit singles inclucing “Up All Night,” “Spend My Life,” “Mad About You,” and the power ballad “Fly to the Angels.” The album reached double platinum status in the U.S. Tickets from $25 to $60.
Joe Nichols –Fri., February 17
Legends like George Jones and Merle Haggard have given Nichols their public seal of approval, adding real luster to accomplishments that reflect the respect he has earned across the board. The four-time Grammy nominee has released seven studio albums since 1996, which have produced fourteen Top 40 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, including the #1 singles “Brokenheartsville” and “Gimmie That Girl” as well as five other Top Ten entries. Tickets from $25 to $60
Fri. and Sat. from 8 p.m. to 1a.m.
January 6 & 7
Johnny & The Crashers – Classic Rock
January 13 & 14
Fast Forward – Classic Rock and R&B
January 20 & 21
Suzi Weber and the Mixx – Country; Classic Rock
Fri. and Sat. nights from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Fri. and Sat. nights from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
$60,000 Celebration of the Century – Win a New Hyundai Santa Fe
A giveaway one hundred years in the making – during January in celebration of New Mexico’s 100th Birthday, Inn of the Mountain Gods and Casino Apache Travel Center are giving away $60,000 in prizes. At Inn of the Mountain Gods, every 10 points earned throughout the month will get you an entry into the grand prize drawing Sun., January 29 at 5p.m. for a new Hyundai Santa Fe and other prizes! At Casino Apache Travel Center, there will drawings every Fri. at 6 p.m. for ten $100 cash prizes, plus one $1,000 cash prize. Plus, instantly win up to $100 free Spirit Play or Free Bet at both casinos, just for using your Apache Spirit Club card, every Tues., Wed. and Thurs. in January, noon to10 p.m.
Mystery Gifts Giveaway – Thurs., January 12 Casino Apache Travel Center. Calling all Apache Spirit Club members . . . for one day only, Thurs., January 12, play and get gifts for 10, 20 and 30 points at Casino Apache Travel Center beginning at 10 a.m.
INN GAMING TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE
$10,000 Blackjack Blitz – Sat., January 21 and Sun., January 22
Back by popular demand…it’s the $10,000 Blackjack Blitz Tournament. This always-entertaining event will take place from Saturday, January 21 — Sunday January 22. The entry fee is just $100 and the prize money totals $10,000. Early Bird Registration: Register between December 15, 2011 through January 20, 2012 and receive $50 Free Spirit Bet; Late Registration: Register between January 21-22, 2012 and receive $25 Free Spirit Bet. To register, call 1-800-446-2963 or visit InnoftheMountainGods.com/blitz.
Weekly Poker Tournaments
Monday-Friday: No Limit Hold’em
Starts at 12 p.m. (sign-up begins at 11:30 a.m.)
$16 buy-in, plus $4 entry fee single table shootout.
Monday: Splash ‘in the Cash
Starts at 7 p.m.
$35 buy-in gets 2,000 in tournament chips plus an optional $5 dealer bonus gets you 1,000 more in chips.
Tuesday: Plow the Competition Challenge
Starts at 6 p.m.
$35 buy-in gets 2000 in tournament chips plus an optional $5 dealer bonus gets you 1000 more in chips.
Wednesday: No Limit Hold’em Bounty Tournament
Starts at 6 p.m. (sign-up begins at 5:30 p.m.)
$55 buy-in gets 2,000 in tournament chips plus an optional $5 dealer bonus gets you 1,000 more chips. Every player knocked out of tournament pays $10.
Thursday: No Limit Texas Hold’em Re-Buy
Starts at 6 p.m.
$25 buy-in gets 2000 in tournament chips plus an optional $5 dealer bonus gets you 1000 more in chips.
Sunday: No Limit Hold’em
Starts at 2 p.m. (sign-up begins at 1:30 p.m.)
$55 buy-in gets 2,000 in tournament chips plus an optional $5 dealer bonus gets you 1,000 more chips.
Tuesday Slot Tournaments at Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino
Starts at 1p.m. with sessions each hour through 5p.m. (sign up any time at the Apache Spirit Club the day of the tournament)
$20 entry fee. Each player gets 300 credits. Half of day’s entrants will be included in prize pool.
**Sunday and Wednesday tournaments have a $5 entry fee included in buy-in. Management reserves the right to change or cancel tournaments without notice. For more information contact the IMGRC Poker Room at 575-464-7799**
For more information on promotions, events and activities at Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino, please visit: http://www.InnOfTheMountainGods.com/recreational_onsiteactivitiesschedule.asp.