HANCOCK, Massachusetts ??вЂќ The Annual Jiminy Peak Fall Festival will take place on Columbus Day weekend, Saturday, Sunday and Monday October 8, 9 and 10, 2005. The Fall Fest features a Craft Fair, a new and used ski and snowboard swap sale, an outdoor barbeque, the Buy A Piece of Jiminy Antique Sale, and Mountain Sports by Potter Brother’s will have great sales on apparel and equipment.
The annual Fall Festival Craft Fair is bigger than ever this year and will be held in Crane Lodge from 9 am – 4 pm on Saturday and Sunday, and Monday from 9 am – 2 pm. There will be various types of vendors featuring such items as jewelry, holiday items, monogrammed items and much more. The season ticket office will be open during the Craft Fair to take photos for passes.
The annual Hancock Fire Department Ski and Snowboard Swap Sale will be in the Burbank Center located in the Lower Courtyard of Village Center on Saturday and Sunday 9 am – 5 pm, and on Monday 9 am – 2 pm. Please contact the Hancock Fire Department if you would like to donate items to the Sale.
Mountain Sports by Potter Brother’s will be open all weekend with great sales on apparel and equipment. The Mountain Sports shop will be open on Saturday from 9 am – 5 pm, Sunday 10 am – 5 pm, and Monday 10 am – 2 pm.
The Buy A Piece of Jiminy Antique Sale featuring the decorations of the former Founder’s Grille including chairs from the old Exhibition Double lift will take place in the Paul Major Welcome Center. The sale will be open 9 am – 5 pm on Saturday and Sunday, and 9 am – 2 pm on Monday.
An outdoor barbeque will be held in the Upper Courtyard of Village Center 11 am to 2 pm each day (weather permitting), and Christiansen’s Tavern will be open all three days. Columbus Day weekend is the Grand Opening of John Harvard’s Restaurant & Brewery. Located on the third floor of the Country Inn, John Harvard’s features all new d?В©cor and a brand new menu in what was Founder’s Grille. The Restaurant will open for dinner at 4 pm. Reservations are appreciated and can be made by calling (413) 738-5500 ext. 3780. John Harvard’s will offer samplings of their signature brews as well as appetizers for guests to try at the Grand Opening.
A Job Fair will be located at the Guest Service desk of the Paul Major Welcome Center throughout the weekend for those who wish to inquire about winter employment at Jiminy Peak. A Snowsports School representative will be on hand to answer questions as well.
The summer mountain attractions, including the new Zip Line and Giant Swing, Alpine Slide, Euro Bungee trampoline, Climbing Wall and more, will be open from 11 am – 6 pm all weekend, weather permitting. The Berkshire Express Scenic Ride will be open from 12 pm – 5 pm.
For more information on the Fall Festival, and Jiminy Peak activities and events please visit www.jiminypeak.com.