MESCALERO, N.M. (Nov. 29, 2017) — The holidays are in full swing at Inn of the Mountain Gods with a festive line-up of entertainment and events including Gary Allan on Dec. 1, the Decades of Fun New Year’s Eve Bash on Dec. 31, and plenty of live music at the Treaty Room, Wendell’s Lounge and Club 49.
ENTERTAINMENT & EVENTS
Gary Allan — Friday, Dec. 1
Country crooner Gary Allan is bringing his legendary stage presence to Inn of the Mountain Gods on Friday, Dec. 1. Since the start of his career, Allan has released nine studio albums and produced 26 Billboard Hot Country top ten singles, including five No. 1 hits: “Man to Man,” Tough Little Boys,” “Nothing On but the Radio,” “Watching Airplanes,” and “Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain).” His latest album, Set You Free, reached No.1 on the Top Country Albums charts. Earlier this year, Allan released his latest single, “Mess Me Up,” and is anticipating the release of his new album shortly. While becoming a force on the country music scene, Allan has remained true to his artistic voice. His signature blend of smoldering vocals, rebellious lyrics and raucous live performances has consistently filled venues as fans flock to catch his shows. Guests won’t want to miss out on this incredible night. Tickets start at $30 and doors open at 7 p.m. For more information, visit innofthemountaingods.com/entertainment/.
Decades of Fun New Year’s Eve Bash — Sunday, Dec. 31
It’s time to gear up for the party of the year with Inn of the Mountain Gods’ Decades of Fun New Year’s Eve Party taking place Sunday, Dec. 31 at 7 pm inside the Mescalero Ballroom. Attendees are encouraged to dress in their favorite decade–whether that’s the roaring ‘80s or in glitzy ‘70s disco style–to ring in the New Year. Four live bands will hit the stage throughout the night, each one featuring music from a different decade. The evening also features a variety of delectable dining options, including smoked salmon and oysters, crab claws, pork tenderloin, and a prime rib carving station. Dessert and a champagne toast are also included. Tickets are $150 per person.
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/lol-comedy-club/.
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 cocktails. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and karaoke starts at 8 p.m.
Club 49 – Every Friday and Saturday
Located just off the casino floor, Club 49 presents some of the hottest musical acts in the Southwest and will be sizzling with great talent through the Christmas season! The December line-up includes Digumsmak Dec. 1-2; DJ Frizzo Dec. 8-9, 15-16; DJ One Dec. 22-31. Check innofthemountaingods.com/club-49/ for the 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. The December line-up includes Wait for What Dec. 1 and 29, Abe Mac Dec. 8, Rich Chrone Dec. 15, Bo Rivers Dec. 22-25, and Ken Berry Dec. 30-31.
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. The December lineup incudes Wait for What Dec. 2, Abe Mac Dec. 9, Rich Chorne Dec. 16, Abe Mac Dec 22, Anthony Torres Dec. 23-24, Anthony Torres Christmas Dec. 25, Abe Mac Dec. 29, Wait for What Dec. 30-31.
12 Days of Christmas Swipe and Win — December 1 through December 12
‘Tis the season to swipe and win big! For twelve days guests will have the chance to swipe and win from an assortment of great prizes. From 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Inn of the Mountain Gods and Casino Apache Travel Center, anyone who earns 25 slot base points will have the chance to take home free play, 5,000 to 10,000 bonus points, two free meals at Gathering of Nations Buffet and much more.
Loco for Locals: Sleighs of Free Play Slot Tournament —Thursdays in December
Local players have a chance to win up to $250 in prizes in the Sleighs of Free Play Slot Tournament, taking place every Thursday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Casino Apache Travel Center. Players will receive one free entry into the weekly slot tournament and can earn up to one additional entry each promotional day by earning 20 base points. Each tournament session will run two minutes during which each player will attempt to get the highest score possible. The 25 players with the highest scores at the end of the tournament will walk home with big bucks and will be highlighted at the Casino Apache Travel Center Apache Spirit Club booth.
Decades of Cash — Saturday, December 30
Guests who stop in for a meal from Big Game Sports Bar, Broken Arrow Tap House, Smokey B’s, or Gathering of Nations Buffet can be entered into the food and beverage Decades of Cash drawing to win Free Spirit Play at any of these restaurants. What better way to ring in the New Year with a pocket full of cash. Additionally, slot players who earn 10 base points from 11 a.m. to a quarter after midnight at Inn of the Mountain Gods will receive one entry for a chance to win up to $750 cash in the Decades of Cash drawing.
High 5’s for 55’s Treasure Tree — Wednesdays in December
Players 55 and wiser have a chance to take home a whopping $250,000 cash this holiday season. Players who earn 20 base points between 1 p.m. and 4:55 p.m. can win from a variety of prizes including the grand prize of a guaranteed $1,000 cash and a chance to play for up to $250,000 cash in the Treasure Tree Game. Seniors 55 and over will also receive five times the points for all play on Mondays from 8 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. Guests won’t want to forget to print out their 50-percent-off dining voucher from any kiosk, good at Smokey B’s, Gathering of Nations Buffet, and Big Game Sports Bar.
BINGO —Thursday through Sunday
Bingo lovers can get their fill of bingo five days a week at Inn of the Mountain Gods. Players can join the fun Thursday through Monday from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., and 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. The hall boasts five flat-screen televisions and 100 seats. Guests can play bingo the traditional way with paper cards and daubers or opt for the complete electronic version and not worry about missing a number.
Money Ball Mondays – Mondays in December
Now anyone can win a share of up to $2,400 playing bingo on Monday Ball Mondays. If the jackpot hits, it will reset to $200 for the next session. If not, the jackpot will roll over into the next session until it hits. One-hour sessions take place at 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Ski Apache Resort
Skiers of all levels are sure to find their perfect ride at Ski Apache. The country’s southernmost ski area offers some of the best skiing and snowboarding in New Mexico, with 55 trails served by 11 lifts on 750 acres of terrain. Ski Apache’s high elevations, combined with its southerly latitude, give the resort the unique advantage of seeing abundant snowfall, mild winter temperatures and lots of sunny days. Visitors can take advantage of the Deep Freeze Weekday Package, which includes one full day on the slope for two, complete with rentals, lift tickets, transportation to and from the mountain, a two-night stay in a Standard or Superior room (dependent on availability), two breakfast buffets at Gathering of Nations Buffet, $30 lunch credit and $75 dinner credit for $549. Call 1-800-545-9011 to book your package today, use the offer code “DPFRZWD”. More packages are available, including the Capitan Weekend Package and the Apace Bowl Three Day Package for Four. To learn more, visit skiapache.com/stay-ski-packages
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®
Guests are invited to enjoy Ski Apache’s adrenaline-charged, heart-pounding, three-span zip line 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 zipline 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.