Family and Friends Ski Weekend

Feb. 27–March 1, 2020

Get ready to hit the slopes with your Bobcat family! We're counting down to one of our favorite weekends of the year—Family and Friends Ski Weekend at Beech Mountain Resort, open to all alumni, students, families, and friends. The schedule is packed with events for the whole family, and of course you'll want to take advantage of the discounted lift ticket and rental prices! Join us for a day or for the whole weekend.


Discounted Lift Tickets and Rentals

Make sure to sign up for discounted lift tickets and rentals! You'll receive the group rate pricing throughout the entire weekend. Payment will be made at Beech Mountain Resorts on the day you arrive.

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Schedule of Events


Campus Life Snow Tubing Trip for Students
2 p.m.

Purposeful Pints: Supporting Life Village (Learn more)
4–8 p.m. at Beech Mountain Brewing Co.

Ladies Night with Free Ski and Snowboard Demo (Learn more)
5–9 p.m. in the Village


Live Music with Backfire (Learn more)
6–9 p.m. at Beech Mountain Brewing Co.
A gathering for faculty and staff will be held at this time.

Late Night DJ (Learn more)
9 p.m.–midnight at Beech Mountain Brewing Co.


Snowboard Demo with Ride Snowboards (Learn more)
9 a.m.–2:30 p.m. in the Village

Office of Admission Meet and Greet and Satellite Classroom Open House
11 a.m.–4 p.m. in the Lodge

Book Signing: "Southern Snow" by Randy Johnson
2–4 p.m. at Beech Mountain Brewing Co.

Dr. Thomas Brigham Classroom Grand Opening Celebration
4–6 p.m. in the Lodge
Celebrate the opening of our satellite classroom with a ribbon cutting ceremony and appetizers. Open to all members of the Lees-McRae community.

Alumni Cocktail Reception
6–8 p.m. in the Red Baron Room

Scythian Concert (Purchase tickets)
8 p.m. at Beech Mountain Brewing Co.
Use promo code "Bobcat" to get $5 off your tickets at the link above!


Open Skiing and Snowboarding
Discounted rates conclude at end of day Sunday

Free Lessons with Lees-McRae PSIA Students
1 p.m.


Contact Director of Alumni Relations Katie Talbert at or 828.898.2489.