MESCALERO, N.M. (August 1, 2017) — Just because summer is wrapping up doesn’t mean the fun slows down at Inn of the Mountain Gods. An exciting line-up of promotions, entertainment and events is sure to keep the fun going through September. 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 throughout the summer 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 is 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 including Digumsmak Video DJ August 4-5, 18-19; DJ One August 11, 25 and 21-22; Vince Alten Band August 12, July 2; Abe Mac Band August 26.
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 August line-up includes Tyler Jones August 4-5; Thomas Vigil August 11-12; Rudy Wood August 18-19; Abe Mac Band August 25; Julia Cozby August 26.
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.
World’s Ultimate Elvis Concert — Saturday, August 26
Famed Elvis impersonator Justin Shandor is coming to Inn of the Mountain Gods. Justin Shandor’s uncanny physical and vocal resemblance to Elvis Presley has brought women to tears and audiences to repeated standing ovations, proving he’s as close as you’ll get to the real deal. He made his national TV debut in 2013, performing on the David Letterman Show in front of an estimated 3.5 million viewers. Shandor came in first place at an invite-only contest held in Memphis to determine the best Elvis impersonator in the world, and Graceland named him “Word’s Ultimate Elvis!” Don’t miss this chance to get up close to the King on Saturday. August 26.
End of Summer Bash — Sunday, September 3
Inn of the Mountain Gods bids farewell to summer with food, music, and fireworks at the End of Summer Bash. The family-friendly event begins at 3 p.m with jumping balloons and concessions and at 5 p.m. guests can enjoy live music on the lawn. Once the sun departs, enjoy the largest fireworks show in New Mexico as it lights up the sky over Lake Mescalero. Entry to the event is free and jumping balloons are $10 a person.
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. For more information or to see the full menu, visit InnoftheMountainGods.com.
Bingo — 5 days a week
Bingo is played Thursday through Monday night at Inn of the Mountain Gods. The three-hour-long bingo sessions are from 2-3 p.m., 4-5 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. The hall has five flat-screen TVs and only 100 seats. Guests can play the traditional way with paper cards and daubers or enjoy the fun with the completely electronic version and not worry about missing a number. Visit InnoftheMountainGods.com for details.
Tuesday Hot Seat Slot Tournament — Tuesdays in August
The hot seat is the place to be every Tuesday during the month of August. Slot players have a chance to win their share of $5,000 cash in the weekly Tuesday hot seat drawing. Guests who earn 10 slot base points will be automatically entered to win $100 at any of the 10 drawings taking place every half hour running from noon to 4:30 p.m.
Loco 4 Locals Bonus Points Blast — Thursdays in August
It pays to be a local this August with the Loco 4 Locals Bonus Points Blast promotion every Thursday. Locals who earn 20 points and swipe their Apache Spirit Club card from 2 to 6 p.m. will be eligible to participate in the Swipe and Win promotion for the chance to win up to 100,000 points.
Mystery Money & More — Thursday through Sunday in August
There’s over $45,000 in cash and prizes to take home with Mystery Money & More. Players who earn 95 slot base points Thursdays through Sundays in August from 6 to 10 p.m. and swipe their Apache Spirit Club card will be eligible to participate. Those who qualify will play the Pick Your Chip game in the kiosk for the chance to win boating for two, two New Year’s Eve party tickets, one night hotel stay, Wine Down Wednesday for two, 2-Sum round of Golf, $500 cash prize, $20 Free Spirit Play or $10 Free Spirit Play.
7th Annual $100,000 Poker Championship – August 5-6
Poker players will get their shot at a $100,000 prize pool at the 7th Annual Poker Championship held Saturday, August 5 and Sunday, August 6 at Inn of the Mountain Gods. The buy-in Texas Hold-em Poker Tournament invites guests who qualified in the July super qualifiers to join, as well as players who purchase a direct buy-in to the tournament for $1,100. Prize structure payouts dependent on the number of sign-ups and late registration will remain open through Friday, August 4.
Honor Our Soldiers Patriotic Pull – Thursday, August 17
Honor Our Soldiers members have a chance to bring home some extra cash with the Patriotic Pull game. Members who earn 10 slot base points between noon and 4:50 p.m. on Thursday, August 17 will have a chance to win up to $500. The drawing takes place at 5 p.m. at the Casino Apache Travel Center.
Cans for Kids — Saturday, August 12 and Saturday, August 26
Players who donate five non-perishable food items on August 12 or August 26 from 10 a.m. to 1:50 p.m. will receive one entry into the cash cube drawing at 2 p.m. that day. If a player donates seven items and two of those items are 20-ounce jars of peanut butter then the player will receive two entries into the cash cube drawing with a chance to win their share of $50,000 cash and free play prizes.
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 Shuffle Master — Mondays and Wednesdays through September
Players 55 and older who earn 15 slot base points on Wednesdays between 10 a.m. and 5:55 p.m. can swipe their Apache Spirit Club card at any kiosk for entry into the Swipe and Win Promotion for the chance to win between $10 and $200 of Free Play. Players also receive 5X points when they play their favorite machine on Mondays from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Also, seniors will receive a 50-percent-off dining voucher by visiting a kiosk on Mondays and Wednesdays to print their offer, valid at Smokey B’s, Gathering of the Nations Buffet, and Big Game Sports Bar.
Royal Races — Saturdays through September 3
Apache Spirit Club members who put their horse race ticket stubs into the drawing drum at the Apache Spirit Club booth and players who earn 10 slot base points between 1 p.m. and 8:50 p.m. on Saturdays will be entered into the Royal Races. The drawing will take place at 9 p.m. and winners will receive $1,000 in cash. Additionally, Apache Spirit Club members who have dropped a losing ticket stub into the drawing drum will have the opportunity to earn 10 slot base points for a second entry into the Royal Races.
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 $30,000 in cash and Free Spirit Play 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.
Cash is King — Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays
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 drawing takes place on 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.
Guided Mountain Bike Tours
Ski Apache encourages guests to take advantage of their new exciting service: guided mountain bike tours for anyone at any level. Guests can safely explore the stunning mountain region on everything from beginner-friendly trails with spectacular views to challenging downhill trails for those looking to push their limits. Pricing is $104 for adults or $89 for children for level one riders and $114 for adults or $99 for children for level two riders. For more information visit www.SkiApache.com
Apache Eagle ZipRider
Experience Inn of the Mountain Gods and beautiful Lake Mescalero with an unforgettable ride on the Apache Eagle ZipRider, a thrilling zip line 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.