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Ready for the start of RTB 2019! Only 200 miles to the finish! Sep 13, 2019
Ready for the start of RTB 2019! Only 200 miles to the finish!
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Annual Salute to Freedom at Bretton Woods

It’s the Fourth of July and the Omni Mount Washington Resort and Spa wants YOU to come and celebrate, with a three day weekend filled with spirited fun for all! Wave your American Flag as you enjoy delicious food prepared by our chefs, participate in our daily activities and simply enjoy time with family and friends. The excitement never stops, with our annual rubber duck race, an epic water balloon fight and of course the fireworks display! This will be a weekend of memories that you soon won’t forget.

Please make your reservations in advance as this tends to be a popular weekend to visit! 

LODGING RESERVATIONS

Thursday July 4, 2019

9:00am 
Last Hope to Freedom Scavenger Hunt 

Someone has stolen the declaration of independence! Use your wit to help Thomas Jefferson find it! Follow the clues left behind from the suspect and let freedom ring.  
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12:00pm 
Red, White & Blue Craft Room 

Show your pride as you decorate an Uncle Sam hat or a Lady Liberty crown, there will be an assortment of festive crafts and fun for the whole family to enjoy! 
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2:00pm 
Pie Eating Contest
  
Stuff your face with delicious pie; it doesn’t get more American than that! Do you have what it takes to scarf down a whole pie before your competitors do? Prizes will be awarded. Limited pies available, first come first serve.  
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4:30pm  
Sweet Social: Ice Cream Sundae Bar

You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream! A perfect treat for a hot summers afternoon. We encourage you to dive into a large bowl of ice cream and get crazy with your toppings… gummy bears, chocolate chips, chocolate sauce, whip cream and more! $10 per sundae.  
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4:30pm  
Family Style Mountain Yoga

Family yoga is a fun, joyful, and peaceful way to move together mindfully. Family yoga begins with thoughtfully tuning in, followed by a fun, mindful, playful and meditative practice that included partner poses and group poses. All levels are welcome. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting the Activities Concierge desk at 603-278-8989. $25 per person. 
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5:30pm
PLEASE NOTE: The resort will be exclusive to Resort Guests for the remainder of the evening.
 
6:00pm-8:00pm 
Family Face Painting
 (Resort Guests Only)
Are you ready to add a splash of color and sparkle to your evening? Enjoy traditional face painting with the talented Monica Leo. This is a complimentary activity for guests of the resort; it is a first come first serve.  
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7:00pm – 9:45pm 
An All American Blast: Lawn Party
 (Resort Guests Only)
There’s only one way to celebrate the Fourth of July and that’s with a lively lawn party! Grab a blanket and get settled for a night of sparks! Tasty tidbits, lawn games, activities and more await your evening.
  • Live Music
  • Tie Dye T-Shirts
  • Philip & Henry Productions Mingle Magic
  • LaLoopna Hoops
    • 7pm Hoop Show 
    • 7:45pm-8:45pm Hoop Play Area 
    • 9pm LED Hoop Show 
  • Assorted Lawn Games 
  • Glow Stick Bar  
  • Concession’s (7pm-9pm) 
  • Cash Bar
9:30pm  
Omni Mount Washington Resort’s Famous Fireworks Display (Resort Guests Only)
Watch the sky light up at Omni Mount Washington Resort to celebrate the Fourth of July.  
Back Veranda and Jewell Terrace

Friday July 5, 2019

9:00am  
Traditional Storytelling with Michael Kennedy
  
Enjoy a combination of Irish, English, Scottish and American music and song performed by Michael Kennedy. Relax and listen to traditional stories from around the world.  
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12:00pm  
Family Wiffle Ball Game
  
“For its one, two, three strikes you’re out at the old ball game”! Gather the family for an afternoon of competition and fun!  
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2:00pm 
Movie Matinee
 
Take a break from your adventurous day and relax with the family as you watch a film in our beautiful historic hotel. 
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4:30pm  
Sweet Social: Cookie Decorating
 
Combine your sweet tooth and creativity and join us for an afternoon of cookie decorating. Red, white, and blue frosting and tasty toppings to make your cookie sparkle! $5 per cookie, limited supplies. 
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5:00pm & 5:30pm 
Children’s Planetarium Program
  
Join Carthage College professor of physics and astronomy Douglas Arion for an adventure into the wonders of the Universe in the planetarium! See the sky and explore the beautiful patterns of stars we see at night. There will be two entry times, one at 5:00pm and another at 5:30pm, space is limited. 
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6:30pm 
Wildlife Encounters
  
Globe trot jungles, deserts and mountains as we meet and learn about some of the world’s most amazing animals. Explore their habitats; learn what they eat and where they come from. Get up close and personal with these exotic creatures, get acquainted with their keepers and learn what it takes to maintain their happiness. 
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8:00pm  
Stargazing and Lecture
  
Dr. Douglas Arion, Director of the Carthage Institute of Astronomy and Professor of Physics and Astronomy, will give a presentation on the intricate and fascinating connections between life on Earth and the history and phenomena of the Universe around us. Learn about the amazing sequence of events that led to the formation of the solar system and the Earth, and how we have come to understand what we are and why we are here. Following the presentation, weather permitting, there will be observing through telescopes.  
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9:00pm  
Evening Movie
  
Lounge around after an adventurous day. Get cozy as you watch a movie that the whole family will enjoy. 
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Saturday July 6, 2019

8:00am 
Star Spangled Blast and Dash
  
This is a 5k course that you can walk or run as your favorite fans cheer you on. Bring your spirit and show your pride with an outrageous red, white and blue outfit!  
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9:00am  
Lindsay and Her Puppet Pals – “Larger Than Life Variety Show” 

Lindsay brings her larger than life Puppet Pals to children and family audiences across New England. Filled with silliness, audience engagement, and unique memorable characters, this series of charming short stories will delight the young and the young at heart! 
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11:30am 
Annual Rubber Duck Race
 
Our annual rubber duck race has become a must see event at the Omni Mount Washington Resort. Join us as we release hundreds of ducks into the Ammonoosuc River. Will your duck paddle its way to the finish line first? Sign ups will start at 11am at the Princess Bridge where you can choose from an assortment of themed ducks. The ducks will be dropped in the river promptly at 11:30am.  
Princess Bridge/Ammonoosuc River 
 
1:00pm  
Battle of Wettysburg
  
Pick a side and try and stay dry in this Civil War themed water balloon fight. Who will win the battle and rule the Resort grounds! The balloon fight will begin promptly at 1:00pm. We ask participants to arrive on the Ammonoosuc lawn to decide teams by 12:45pm.  
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2:00pm 
Lawn Bingo
 
Can you get five in a row and shout “BINGO!” A sweet treat for all the winners! 
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4:30pm 
Sweet Social: DIY Ice Cream Sandwiches
 
It’s as easy as pie… or in this case ice cream sandwiches! Select your cookie and ice cream flavor and then have some red, white and blue fun with unlimited toppings. Smoosh this sugary treat together to create the perfect afternoon sweet pick me up!  
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4:30pm  
Family Style Mountain Yoga
 
Family yoga is a fun, joyful, and peaceful way to move together mindfully. Family yoga begins with thoughtfully tuning in, followed by a fun, mindful, playful and meditative practice that included partner poses and group poses. All levels are welcome. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting the Activities Concierge desk at 603-278-8989. $25 per person. 
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5:00-9:30pm  
Star Spangled Spectacular at Bretton Woods 

Join us for our annual Independence Day celebration at the Bretton Woods Ski Area, with family friendly activities, live entertainment, plenty of delicious food and our famous fireworks display. Please bring your preferred seating as tables will be limited. Gates open at 5:00pm and a $5 donation per carload will be collected for the Twin Mountain/Bretton Woods Chamber of Commerce and White Mountains Regional High School JROTC. Be sure to arrive early to find the perfect viewing spot! Visit brettonwoods.com/july for the full schedule of events.
Bretton Woods Ski Area

6:00pm 
Family Feud
 
On your mark! Let’s start the Family Feud! Play the fast-paced survey game based on the hit game show! Survey says… you and your family will have a BLAST! 
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7:30pm  
S’mores and Singing by the Fire with Mark Dionne
  
Gooey marshmallows, melted chocolate, crunchy graham crackers, and plenty of laughs are to be had by the fire. Enjoy a sing-along to classic campfire songs that will bring back the memories of summer camp.   
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8:00pm  
Art in the White Mountains
 

A slide show and conversation about the ways our White Mountains inspire painters, photographers, poets, and you. Join poet Jeff Zygmont – author of White Mountain Poems and More White Mountain Poems – as he shows examples of paintings, photographs, and more, created by prominent White Mountain artists at work today. The artworks illustrate Jeff’s discussion about how these peaks that surround us inspire the artists, and how those artists convey that inspiration to you. 
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9:00pm
Outdoor Movie

Lounge around after an adventurous day. Get cozy as you watch a movie that the whole family will enjoy.
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Please Note: All activities and events are subject to change. Please call the Activities Concierge Desk at 603-278-8989 with any questions regarding the Annual Salute to Freedom at Bretton Woods.