Family and Friends Ski Weekend

Feb. 24–27, 2022

Book your calendar—the dates are set for the 2022 Family and Friends Ski Weekend at Beech Mountain Resort. If you're a Lees-McRae student, alumnus, faculty or staff member, bring the whole family and take advantage of the discounted lift ticket and rental prices! Join us for a day or spend the whole weekend reconnecting with friends and hitting the slopes. It's also Retro ’80s Weekend at the resort, so get ready to pair your ski gear with leg warmers and leopard print and spend a few days reliving one of the most iconic decades in pop culture history.

Registration for Discounted Lift Tickets and Rentals  |  Event RSVP

Sign up for discounted lift tickets and rentals using the form below. Payment will be made at Beech Mountain Resort on the day you arrive, and tickets can be redeemed during the hours of 8 a.m.–4 p.m. You'll receive the group rate pricing throughout the entire weekend! With questions, email groups@skibeech.com.

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Schedule of Events

THURSDAY, FEB. 24

All-day Skiing and Snowboarding
9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Register above for discounted lift tickets and rentals.

Ladies' Night at Beech Mountain Resort
5–9 p.m.
Thursday's are for the girls! Beech Mountain Resort will offer a $15 night ticket for women. 

Ladies' Complimentary Snowboard Demo
5–9 p.m. 
Looking to buy a pair of skis or a snowboard and having trouble deciding which one will be the perfect fit for you? Stop by Ski Beech Sports from 5–9 p.m. for your chance to try out our latest ski or snowboard gear. 

Bobcat Snow Tubing (CANCELED)
6 p.m.
Give your feet a rest and slide down the mountain in style! Snow tubing tickets are complimentary for Lees-McRae students and $15 for everyone else. Shuttles to Beech Mountain will be available to the first 20 students who register, and will leave from the Cannon Student Center at 5:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, FEB. 25

All-day Skiing and Snowboarding
9 a.m.–10 p.m.
Register above for discounted lift tickets and rentals.

Faculty and Staff Social
5–7 p.m. in the Beech Mountain Brewing Co. 

Family S'More Night
6 p.m. at the fire pits outside of Beech Mountain Brewing Co. 
Join your fellow Bobcats around the fire for an old-fashioned marshmallow roast. Secure that melted morsel atop a chocolate bar and between the graham crackers, and you've got the recipe for another memorable Bobcat moment. S'more kits are complimentary at the Brewhouse. Grab a cold one and fellowship by the fire. 
 

Billy & Elton Tribute Dueling Piano Night
7–10 p.m. in the Beech Mountain Brewing Co. Taproom and Grill
The Piano Man goes head-to-head with the Rocket Man during the Billy & Elton Tribute Dueling Piano Night. Take a step back in time as these uncanny impersonators channel two of the biggest musical powerhouses of the ’80s. This event is free and tickets are not required to enter the venue. The Taproom and Grill is in the resort village, adjacent to lift five.

SATURDAY, FEB. 26

All-day Skiing and Snowboarding
9 a.m.–10 p.m.
Register above for discounted lift tickets and rentals.

Coffee at Poppy's
8:30–10 a.m. Poppy's Coffee Shop
Alumni, family, and friends are invited to a casual morning of complimentary coffee and conversation at Poppy's Coffee Shop. 

Brigham Classroom Open House
11 a.m.–4 p.m. in the Lodge
Drop by the Thomas Brigham Classroom for a first-hand look at the classroom space and learn about the Ski Industry Business and Instruction program from current students and faculty.

Family and Friends Social
5–7 p.m. Brigham Classroom

Live Music
8 p.m. in the Beech Mountain Brewing Co. Brewhouse
Cassette Rewind offers the ultimate 80s music experience. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. The Beech Mountain Brewing Co. Taproom and Grill offer 24 taps, three full bars, and various food options. The Taproom and Grill is in the resort village, adjacent to lift five.

SUNDAY, FEB. 27

All-day Skiing and Snowboarding
9 a.m.–10 p.m.
Register above for discounted lift tickets and rentals.

Brunch
11 a.m. in the Brigham Classroom
Fellowship with your Bobcat family for brunch in the Brigham Classroom. This event will provide light brunch options, coffee, and a variety of beverages. 

 

Questions?

Contact Director of Alumni Relations Katie Talbert at talbertk@lmc.edu or 828.898.2489.