The members of our Winterfest committee are a diverse group. We have people that have a family history of over 100 years in the area to newly retired and relocated.Over the next month we will provide some insight as to why each of us is so engaged in Winterfest 2018. Today, meet ROBERTA MURRAY-HIRST, CO-CHAIRMAN of our committee.... It is with great pleasure that I am working with new friends on the Winterfest 2018 event. My family has been in the Collingwood area for over 30 years. We love the four seasons and the commitment to community that is shown by so many. I am a retired educator. The Lighthouse has always been intriguing to me. When our boys were young, my family spent many hours at Sunset Point where the Lighthouse was a significant sign, a benchmark for us. After retiring from teaching, I took some time to decide where to put my energies. When asked by Gary Norman to help establish a new event in support of the Lighthouse, the timing was perfect. I love being involved in creating new opportunities in our community and the preservation of our Lighthouse was a need that I could fully support. ... See MoreSee Less
For almost a year, the Lighthouse Winterfest Committee has been meeting monthly at Paula's Pantry & Gifts, planning this event. We've listened to advice, discussed many ideas, found generous event sponsors,decided on our publicity, collected fabulous auction items, consulted and signed contracts for food. We're ready to sell YOU a ticket!!! ... See MoreSee Less
LIVE AUCTION ITEMS Lighthouse Winterfest 2018 - Squire John's: Silver Star Mountain Resort value - $3000.00 6-night accommodation in1 bedroom Unit at Snowbird Lodge for 2(two) adults 5-day Lift Ticket for 2 adults Ground transfers to and from Silver Star Mountain Resort and Kelowna International Airport (YLW) for 2 adults All relevant taxes included Package valid mid-week (Sunday -Thursday) **Note** Air fare is not included in package Certificate expires April 2018 - View Live Auction items at lighthousewinterfest.ca/events/... See MoreSee Less
LIVE AUCTION ITEMS Lighthouse Winterfest 2018 - Mad River Golf Club: value - $700.00 Four Green Fees including carts. Valid Monday thru Thursday during 2018 golf season. Exception is holiday Mondays Prize cannot be substituted or divided or transferred by the recipient - View Live Auction items at lighthousewinterfest.ca/events/... See MoreSee Less
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Devil’s Glen Country Club
Enjoyed by generations for over 50 years…
Devil’s Glen is nestled within the Niagara Escarpment on nearly 600 acres of spectacular countryside, just 1 ½ hours north of Toronto and 20 minutes south of Collingwood. It has something for everyone in your family; from beginner slopes to some of the most challenging runs in Ontario, including an advanced Terrain Park.
Mom & Dad, Girls & Boys, Skiers, Snowboarders and Hikers.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS for FRIDAY, JANUARY 26,2018
8:15 Devil’s Glen Opens. Ski valet Shuttle from Parking lot commences
8:30 to 10:30 Registration in Founders Room at Clubhouse, immediately inside main door. Upon check-in off a Master List, our guests will be given a wrist band to wear, indicating they are a Winterfest participant. Separate colour bands for Adults and Child/Student. All downhill skiers will be given a Winterfestl Lift Ticket to attach to their jacket. All adults will be given a complimentary draft beer ticket.
8:30 to 10:00 CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST-
– premium apple and orange juice, freshly baked Muffins and Cinnamon buns ( 1 per ),fresh fruit salad with yogurt and granola, fresh regular and decaf coffee and assorted teas. The regular food service is available in Cafeteria throughout the day on a cash basis, as is the full bar.
9:00 SKI LIFTS OPEN – total of 24 runs.
9:00 – NOON – SQUIRE JOHN”S SKI DEMOS AVAILABLE.
10:00 TO 11:30 ACTIVITIES
–24 km. of trails, 5km groomed for snowshoeing/cross country. Special one time Chair Lift to top at 10:30 for all interested in a guided tour.
– organized group ski lessons / tours for those interested, for Beginner or Experienced.
11:00 to 2:00 WINTERFEST PHOTO BOOTH OPEN, complimentary to all, for fun keepsake pictures.
NOON to 1:30 HOT BUFFET LUNCH SERVED IN CLUBHOUSE
-Hot buffet lunch with salads, cookies, squares and bottled water. The regular food service is available in Cafeteria throughout the day on a cash basis, as is the full bar.
1:00 to 3:00 SILENT AUCTION OPEN TO ALL, over 25 exciting items.
2:00 to 3:00 LIVE BIRDS OF PREY SHOW IN CLUBHOUSE, by Wild Ontario, University of Guelph.
2:30 APRES SKI STARTS IN CLUBHOUSE , appetizers , hot and cold and a complimentary draft beer, compliments of Collingwood Brewery, and Creemore Springs Brewery served at Devils Glen bar. Combination of: fresh vegetables and cream cheese dip, BBQ chicken wings, jumbo shrimp, smoked salmon/cream cheese wrap, sausage rolls, potato cheddar bites, etc. The regular food service is available in Cafeteria throughout the day on a cash basis, as is the full bar.
3:00 SILENT AUCTION CLOSES, LIVE AUCTION STARTS
4:00 ALL LIFTS CLOSE
5:00 CLUB CLOSES
NURSERY : infant friendly child care facility from ages 6 weeks to 6 years. Drop in hourly rate is $7.00/hr for children 10 mos. and older, $9.00/hr for children under 10 months. Need to know in advance to adequately staff.
PLUTO HILL – No Charge to children under 5. Features slow moving Magic Carpet . Excellent for beginning skiers.
DEVILS GLEN HAS A LARGE STORAGE AND BOOT ROOM AREA ON LOWER FLOOR FOR CHANGING AND STORING.NO BAG OR BOOT STORAGE ALLOWED ON UPPER FLOOR, ONLY ON LOWER FLOOR.
NO SKIS, POLES OR SNOWBOARDS ALLOWED IN THE LODGE, LOTS OF STORAGE RACKS OUTSIDE. REMEMBER YOUR SKI RACK NUMBER.
PEAK FM 95.1 will be operating inside Clubhouse most of the day and John Eaton will M.C. our Live Auction.
Freestyle Park – need a Park Pass to use, can be obtained online ahead of time.
Live Auction Items
6 Nights + Skiing at Silver Star Mountain Resort
Vernon, BC ($3,000.00 value) *Airfare not included
Golf for 4 incl Cart at Mad River Golf Club
Silent Auction Items
Ski Day for 4 - Courtesy Devils Glen
Ski Cross Jacket - Courtesy of Henry Haiduk
Engraved Collingwood Whisky - Courtesy of Brett Russell
Gift Certificate - Courtesy of The Curly Willow
Dinner for 2 Oliver & Bonacini Grill
Lighthouse Gargoyle - Courtesy of Robert Square
Wine Decanter & Cheese Tray - Courtesy of Jan Wrigley / Jackie P's Handknits
Lighthouse Photo on Canvas - Courtesy of Doug Burlock
Gift Certificate - Courtesy Gustav Chop House & Bar
Gift Card - Courtesy of Georgian Bowl
Oil Painting - Courtesy of Elke Mack
Oil Painting - Courtesy of Rick Crouch
Warm Up By The Fire
Mingle with family and friends and enjoy a hot chocolate inside the warm clubhouse.