Cranmore Kicks off the Winter Season with Brew Fest and Warren Miller’s “Chasing Shadows” at Annual Homecoming Event

Cranmore Mountain Resort will celebrate the start of skiing and riding season with annual Homecoming at Zip’s Pub featuring trail sign auction and live music

On Saturday, November 28, Cranmore Mountain Resort will host their annual Homecoming celebration. The event will feature a local brew fest, trail sign auction, informal rail jam, cash bar, live music and premier of the latest Warren Miller film, Chasing Shadows.

Homecoming will be held at Zip’s Pub and Grille beginning at 3pm, with live music from local musician Ryan St. Onge from 3:30-6:30, and a with a full bar and limited menu available at Zip’s during the event.

The local brew fest will feature samples from local brewery’s including Tuckerman’s, the Moat, Sam Adams, Narragansett, amongst others.

Passports for the beer tasting are $10, and are available for guests 21+. New Homecoming 5 oz tasting glasses will also be available for $8 each or packaged with a passport for $15.

Cranmore’s popular Mug Club will also be opened up for the 2015-16 season. Mugs are $50 for new members and $40 for returning members. Benefits of the Mug Club include 50% off appetizers in Zip’s Pub and Grill, a Mug Club t-shirt and a 20oz pour on all draft beers for the price of a 16oz pour. All Mug Club holders are also invited to an end of the season dinner and are included in special Mug Club only après raffles throughout the season.

During the event, guests will have an opportunity to bid on a piece of the mountain to take home during the trail sign silent auction. Proceeds from the trail sign auction will go directly to the Jimmy Mersereau Memorial Scholarship Foundation. Founded in 2009, in honor of the passing of Cranmore’s long time Mountain Operations Director, Jimmy Mersereau, the foundation supports students interested in a career in ski area operations.

The Cranmore Terrain Park crew will host an informal rail jam behind the deck of Zip’s Pub during the event. This fun and laid-back rail jam is free, and open to skiers and riders of all ages and abilities.

Homecoming will conclude with a premiere of Warren Miller’s latest ski film, Chasing Shadows. Warren Miller’s 66th release is a celebration of why we commit ourselves every winter to a passion that’s guaranteed to melt away every spring, and will follow the world’s biggest names in skiing and snowboarding on a breathtaking cinematic journey. The cast includes JT Holmes, Seth Wescott, Caroline Gleich, Steven Nyman, Marcus Caston and more as they pursue turns on the mountains of Chamonix, Alaska’s Chugach, the Chilean Andes, Utah’s Wasatch and the Himalaya range.

Doors for the movie will open at 6:30pm, with a 7pm showing. Tickets are $10 per person and children 5 and under are free. An all inclusive homecoming ticket including tasting passport, sampling glass and movie ticket is also available for $20.

Tickets options are available online at or at the door. Advanced reservations are highly recommended.

For more information on Homecoming and Chasing Shadows visit or call 1-800-SUN-N-SKI.


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