MESCALERO, N.M. (September 6, 2017) — It’s no secret that the arrival of autumn means scarves, colorful leaves and, of course, plenty of fun at Inn of the Mountain Gods. Guests are in for an exciting line-up of promotions, entertainment, and events through October. For tickets and the most up-to-date information, visit InnoftheMountainGods.com.
ENTERTAINMENT & EVENTS
Laugh Out Loud at Club 49 – Every Wednesday
Guests are invited to “Laugh Out Loud” every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Club 49’s “LOL” comedy night. Each week two new professional comedians take the stage. Food and drinks are served and doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are just $5 at the door. For the latest updates and more information on upcoming acts, visit InnoftheMountainGods.com.
Wine Down Wednesdays— Wednesdays through September
Every Wednesday through September Inn of the Mountain Gods invites guests to sit back, relax and enjoy a variety of wines, appetizers and live entertainment at Apache Tee from 6-8 p.m. Each week features exciting new wines and culinary creations that are sure to please taste buds. For more information on what food and wine are served each week, visit InnoftheMountainGods.com.
Karaoke at Club 49 – Every Thursday
Karaoke night takes place every Thursday evening at Club 49 at Inn of the Mountain Gods. Guests are invited to join the fun: whether that involves getting behind the mic or just dropping in to watch with a couple of cocktails. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and karaoke starts at 7 p.m.
Club 49 – Every Friday and Saturday
Located in the casino, Club 49 presents some of the hottest musical acts in the Southwest every Friday and Saturday night. The September line-up includes DJ One September 1, 2, & 8; MIXX Band September 9; Frizzo EL Mero Mero September 15, 29 & 30; Abe Mac Band September 16; Digumsmak September 22-23. The October line-up includes Abe Mac Bande October 6 & 7; Anthony Torres, The Piano Man Show October 12 & 14; DJ One October 20-21; Mike Gamboa DJ October 27-28. Check the website for most up-to-date musicians and acts.
1852 Treaty Room—Live Music Every Friday
For late night entertainment and cocktails, visit the 1852 Treaty Room every Friday night for live music from 8 p.m. to midnight. Check the website for the line-up of musicians and acts.
Wendell’s Lounge — Live Music Every Saturday
Adjacent to the restaurant, Wendell’s Lounge offers jaw-dropping views along with delicious appetizers and signature martinis, margaritas and cocktails. Live music adds to the ambiance every Saturday night from 8 p.m. to midnight.
Maddie & Tae — Friday, September 8
Maddie & Tae is the country-pop sensation sweeping the music scene off its feet with their catchy tunes and vibrant live performances. Since boldly stepping onto the scene with their debut single “Girl in a Country Song” from their debut album Start Here, the platinum-certified breakout hit has soared to the top of the Country radio charts making them only the third female duo to peak their debut single at #1 in the history of the Billboard Country singles chart. Maddie and Tae have been nominated for ACM, CMT and CMA awards and won CMA’s Video of the Year for their gender-flipping video “Girl in a Country Song.” The female duo recently unveiled a clothing collection in partnership with Bloomingdales and appeared on Forbe’s 30 Under 30 music list earlier this year.
Robert Irvine — Saturday, September 9
English celebrity chef Robert Irvine will be flexing his culinary prowess for a live cooking demonstration at Inn of the Mountain Gods on Saturday, September 9. Irvine has appeared on and hosted a variety of Food Network programs including Dinner: Impossible, Worst Cooks in America, Restaurant: Impossible, A Hero’s Welcome, All-Star Academy, Guy’s Grocery Games, Chopped: Impossible and Restaurant Express. He’s the host of the daytime talk show The Robert Irvine Show, a conflict resolution show that currently airs weekdays on The CW. The celebrity chef is also known for his cookbooks, the most popular being “Fit Fuel: A Chef’s Guide to Eating Well, Getting Fit, and Living Your Best Life,” which offers a combination of healthy recipes, Robert’s own workouts, and the tough love motivation that he became known for on Restaurant: Impossible. Tickets are $55 and include tastings of food prepared by Irvine, including braised beef short rib and dark chocolate budino.
Brews, Blues and BBQ — Saturday, September 23
The finest in barbeque, craft beer, and soulful music unite at Inn of the Mountain Gods for Brews, Blues, and BBQ, taking place from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 23. Guests can choose from the tastiest barbeque in the area, as well as over 200 varieties of beer from the likes of Ballast Point, Santa Fe Brewing, Sierra Nevada, Rio Bravo Brewing Co. and more; $25 gets ten 4oz. pours. There will be free live blues music on the lawn set against the beautiful backdrop of Lake Mescalero. Guests won’t want to miss out on this beautiful afternoon of delicious food, drink, and music.
Charlie Daniels & Marshall Tucker Band — Friday, October 6
Best known for his No. 1 hit and Grammy award-winning song “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” Charlie Daniels is both a pioneer and a legend in the world of Southern rock. He’s made significant contributions in the genres of country, bluegrass, and Southern rock, producing such hits as “Long Haired Country Boy,” “The South’s Gonna Do It Again,” “In America,” and “The Legend of Wooley Swamp.” The Nashville musician is also no stranger to the accolades that accompany a groundbreaking musical career. He was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 2008, the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in 2009 and the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2016
The Marshall Tucker Band rose to fame in the 1970s with the release of their certified gold self-titled debut album, which included their massive hit “Can’t You See.” Over the following years, they continued to dominate the Southern rock scene, releasing four gold albums and one platinum, Carolina Dreams, which included the hit track “Heard It in a Love Song.” There’s been no slowing down for the legendary group as they continue to rock the stage with their proprietary blend of rock, rhythm and blues, jazz, country, and gospel. Tickets start at $35.
Scotty McCreery — Friday, October 27
Since winning the tenth season of American Idol, McCreery’s music career has taken the nation by storm. The country crooner’s debut studio album, Clear as Day, became the best-selling solo album released by a country artist in 2011, making McCreery the youngest man and first country music artist in history to have his first album debut atop the all-genre Billboard Top 200 albums chart. His second album, See You Tonight, also to debut at No. 1 and included the hit platinum single of the same title. Today, McCreery has album sales approaching 3 million; debuted three consecutive albums at No.1 on a Billboard chart; has two Top Ten hits; and won ACM, BMI and CMT awards. Tickets start at $25.
Carnaval Fantastique — Saturday, October 28
Carnaval Fantastique is a dazzling combination of acrobatics, beautiful showgirls, stunning costumes, hysterical comedy and spectacular laser effects that will transport audiences into the heart of Carnaval. World-class technology and renowned gymnasts provide for a truly unique Vega-style show accentuated with toe-tapping original music and fanciful characters the whole family will love. Tickets start at $29.
Bus Program Slot Tournament — Tuesdays through Thursdays through September
Apache Spirit Club members who arrive on the bus on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays through September will be eligible to participate in a slot tournament from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Players who earn 10 points will have a chance to win up to $150 free spirit play each week.
High 5’s Gift Giveaway — September 6 through September 27
It pays to be age 55 or wiser at Inn of the Mountain Gods or Casino Apache this September. Apache Spirit Club members age 55 or older will receive 5X the points when they play their favorite machine from 8 am to 11 am on Mondays. Seniors 55 and older who earn points between 2 pm and 4 pm on Wednesdays will be eligible to win a toaster, tea maker, electric skillet or cake mixer. Seniors will also receive a 50-percent-off dining voucher by visiting a kiosk to print their offer, valid at Smokey B’s, Gathering of the Nations Buffet, and Big Game Sports Bar.
Summer League Poker Tournament — Mondays and Tuesdays through September 12.
The Summer League Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament gives players a chance to win a share of $5,000. The $50 buy-in tournament takes place Mondays and Tuesdays at noon in the White Mountain Room through September 12. Top point earners will be invited to the two-day “Bad Beat Payback” event, taking place Thursday, September 14 and Friday, September 15.
Football Frenzy — Mondays and Saturdays in September
Apache Spirit Club members have the chance to win a share of over $34,000 in cash and prizes by picking winning teams for Monday Night NFL football and Saturday Night College football games. Players may print one entry per league per week. NFL Monday Night game and Saturday Night College game will each have their own drawing drum from which winners will be drawn. New games start every Friday.
Cash is King — Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays through September
Players can look forward to bringing home big cash with the Cash is King Slot Tournament. Players who earn 50 base points on their favorite slot on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays can earn entries to play in the tournament for a chance to win their share of $35,000 with $20,000 cash going to first place. The slot tournament takes place Saturday, September 30 at 9 p.m.
Loco for Locals Toss and Win — Thursdays in September
Local players can toss the dice for a chance to win their share of $480 in cash every Thursday during the month of September with the Loco for Locals Toss and Win promotion. Players who earn 20 points between 1- 5:50 p.m. have a chance to toss the dice for a cash prize of up to $120.
Caddy Races Giveaway — Tuesdays through Sundays through October
Apache Spirit Club members have a chance drive home in a brand new 2018 Cadillac with the Caddy Races Drawing taking place at both Casino Apache and Inn of the Mountain Gods through October. Free entry will be given to participants every Monday through Thursday. Slot players who earn 25 base points on Tuesdays & Thursdays will be given one entry, and those who earn 75 points on Saturdays and Sundays will receive an entry. The Casino Apache drawing for the Cadillac takes place on October 29, and the Inn of the Mountain Gods drawing takes place at 7 p.m. November 26.
High 5’s Pick Your Pumpkin — Wednesdays in October
Seniors 55 and older have a chance to win up to $100 in Spirit Play with the Pick Your Pumpkin Swipe and Win promotion. Players who earn 10 slot points and swipe their Apache Spirit Card at a kiosk between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Wednesdays in October will be eligible to participate in the fun.
Loco for Locals Monster Cash & Free Play Slot Tournament — Thursdays in October
Local players have a chance to win up to $250 cash or free play with the Monster Cash & Free Play Slot Tournament in October. Players who earn points between 2-4 p.m. on Thursdays are eligible to participate in the big winnings. 10 points are required for the first entry, 20 points for the second entry.
Lucky 13 Chainsaw Giveaways — Friday, October 13
Adventurous and handy Apache Spirit Club members might be taking home one of 13 MS 251 Wood Boss Stihl Chainsaw (valued at 329.95 each) on an eerie Friday the 13th. For every 50 points earned between 12 a.m. – 7:50 p.m. players will earn one entry. Drawings take place on Friday, October 13 at 8 p.m.
Honored Heroes Klinko — Thursday, October 19
Honor our Soldiers players will have a chance to play Honored Heroes Klinko by earning 25 slot points. Three winners will be selected at every hour between 2 and 5 p.m. for a total of four drawings. Drawing drums open at 1:50 p.m. and close at 4:50 p.m.
Drawing Dead Poker Tournament — Sunday, October 22
Poker players face off for their cut of $20,000 in this spooky Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament. Players are encouraged to dress up in their best Halloween costume to receive extra tournament chips. Everyone who partakes in the fun will receive one free buffet ticket. The tournament goes from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and requires a $200 buy-in.
Apache Eagle ZipRider
Experience Inn of the Mountain Gods and beautiful Lake Mescalero with an unforgettable ride on the Apache Eagle ZipRider, a thrilling zipline that flies 50+ mph over the lake, year round. Parallel cables allow riders to enjoy the company of a friend or race them to the bottom. Adventure-seekers can take it up a notch with a night ride. For ticket prices and reservations, please call (575) 464-7957
Apache Wind Rider ZipTour®
Ski Apache’s adrenaline-charged, heart pounding three-span zipline adventure, the Apache Wind Rider ZipTour®. Featuring expansive views of Ski Apache at 11,500 feet in elevation above the “Apache Bowl” and more than 8,900 feet in length, the ZipTour is the highest and third longest zip line tour in the world. Fly as fast as 65 mph while taking in the beauty of the Sierra Blanca. For ticket prices and reservations, please call (575) 464-3633.
Inn of the Mountain Gods’ Championship Golf Course is open for the golf season. Hit the links on the 18-hole, Ted Robinson designed course featuring an island fairway, fast-breaking greens, and spectacular views. To book a tee time or for more information, call (575) 464-7941.