Dirty Sock Funtime Band to Headline at Attitash During Attitash Winter Week

By AlpineZone News |
Dec 20 2006 - 12:40 PM

BARTLETT, New Hampshire — SpongeBob SquarePants* and Dora the Explorer* will be onsite to introduce The Dirty Sock Funtime Band as they headline at the Attitash Grand Summit Hotel in Bartlett, New Hampshire, on December 27th, 2006. The 7 PM show will kick-off Attitash Winter Week Featuring Nickelodeon with a line up of family events that will include Nickelodeon costume-character appearances, photo opportunities, themed activities and an exclusive line of SpongeBob and Dora skis and snowboards to rent or purchase.

“The Dirty Sock Funtime Band is the perfect lead in to our Winter Week,” said Jesse Mosston, marketing and brand manager at Attitash. “Partnering with Nickelodeon is exciting for us because it will both entertain families and encourage younger kids to try the sport of skiing. Ultimately our goal is to get children active and excited while they enjoy a great winter family activity.”

Tickets to the Dirty Sock Funtime Band are limited and can be purchased in advance for $6 adults, $3 for children (ages 6-12) and children ages five and under enter for free. To reserve tickets in advance call (800) 223-7669 x 1.

Prior to the 7 PM showtime there will be a family buffet dinner available at the Attitash Grand Summit Hotel. On the menu will be build your own burger, pizza, pasta and dessert. Tickets are limited and can be purchased in advance for $12.95 for adults, $8.95 for children (ages 6-12) and children ages five and under eat free.

“The concert is just the beginning of a full week of activities. Everything is geared towards the entire family being together enjoying the games,” said Sherry Hartford, events manager at Attitash. “Whether it be singing karaoke, or playing putt-putt golf with Dora, every member of the family is going to have a good time.”

The Dirty Sock Funtime Band is a multi-genre, high-energy kids’ band – with reviews that have labeled them, the “First Real Rock Band for Kids”(FOX NEWS) and “The most exciting and innovative children’s music EVER!” (MTV XM Radio). A Dirty Socks concert consists of music, dance and overall clowning around which encourages full audience participation.

SpongeBob and Dora will be making additional appearances at several of the Nickelodeon family themed events scheduled throughout the week at Attitash’s Winter Week Featuring Nickelodeon December 27 – 30, 2006.

Attitash Sports will carry a full line of Nickelodeon apparel and gear, including the exclusive new professional line of Dora the Explorer and SpongeBob SquarePants skis and snowboards.

Lodging packages are available at the Attitash Grand Summit Hotel. For more information or reservations call (800) 223-7669 or visit attitash.com.

Attitash is in the White Mountains of New Hampshire on Rt. 302 outside of North Conway in Bartlett. During the winter, Attitash offers 70 trails representing 22 miles of skiing and riding on 280 acres. In the summer guests can enjoy North America’s longest Alpine Slides, waterslides, the Scenic Sky Ride, lift-serviced mountain biking, climbing wall, EuroBungy Trampoline, horseback rides, driving range and skate park.

Attitash is part of American Skiing Company (OTC: AESK), one of the largest four-season mountain resort operators in the United States. The resorts include Mount Snow, Killington and Pico in Vermont, Attitash in New Hampshire, Sunday River and Sugarloaf/USA in Maine, Steamboat in Colorado, and The Canyons in Utah. More information is available on the company’s website, www.peaks.com.

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