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    • December 26, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM


        Ski Hawks Meet & Ski at Welch Village!

    Guess what? We're going Skiing!!!

    The Ski Hawks will be at Welch Village on Sunday December 26th for a Meet & Ski. We would love to see you there!

    From the Welch Website:

    Lift Tickets & Season Passes:

    Lift Tickets: Must be purchased online in advance. We will not be selling any lift tickets in-person at the window.

    Season Passes: Must be purchased online. All season pass holder are required to present their season pass card every time they wish to ski/ride at our outdoor ticket widows at the main chalet or at Madd Jaxx during operating hours and obtain/wear a lift ticket. On weekends & holidays, we usually have a ticket window reserved for only season pass holders.

    Our members usually begin to arrive at 9:00 and continue throughout the day. Watch for our yellow bandanas, pole flags and arm/leg and helmet bands.

    As usual, the SkiHawks will tend to congregate at Jaxx Bar & Grill. Jaxx will only be open to limited capacity. Indoor dining will be available at Jaxx on a limited basis.

    Firepits are scattered in front and alongside of Jaxx and the main chalet for warm up.

    A number of SkiHawks will be gathering by the fire pits near Madd Jaxx at 11:00 and through out the day. Stop by to say hello (Look for yellow).

    Be sure to dress appropriate, as warm up sites are limited.

    From the Welch Website:

    Indoor Chalet Policies:

    We are expecting a more "normal" operating season in 2021-2022 relating to our indoor chalet spaces. However, please read the following policies before you visit Welch Village this season. These policies are meant to create a positive and enjoyable experience for ALL of our guests.

    All items such as bags, shoes/boots, coolers, and containers are not allowed in the chalet while you are skiing/riding at Welch Village. All personal items must be stored in a seasonal locker, daily paid locker, or in a cubby area. If lockers and/or cubby areas are full, all personal items must be kept in your vehicle.

    Carry-on food is not allowed on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and during *holiday hours.

    There is a 30 minute time limit per table on weekends and during holiday hours to ensure that all guests are given a chance to use our seating & tables.

    No carry-on alcoholic beverages are permitted anywhere on Welch Village property as per MN Statue 340A.512. This includes all parking areas and on all WV property.

    Guests are not required to wear face coverings inside the chalet if they are vaccinated. All guests who are under the age of 12 and unvaccinated guests are highly encouraged to wear a face covering per current CDC recommendations.

    Bring your on-line or prepaid voucher to the outside ticket window at the main chalet where it will be exchanged for a lift ticket. Once you have your lift ticket you can drive to the Jaxx Bar & Grill area where we tend to hang.

    Pass holders can still have their passes scanned at Jaxx.

    For more information on Covid 19 protocols, snow reports and directions, check out the Welch Village website at http://www.welchvillage.com/.

    • January 16, 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Afton Alps

             SkiHawks Meet & Ski at Afton Alps

    The SkiHawks will be at Afton Alps on Sunday, January 16th for a Meet & Ski.

    Afton requires face masks indoors but not outdoors, and restaurant dining requires Covid vaccination and a reservation. Purchase your lift ticket online or at the ticket window after you arrive. Check out all the specifics and details at their website:


    Afton is committed to safety during this time and has made changes to accommodate this. Come at any time but lifts open at 9:30. If you're new to the club, it's easier to find people to ski with if you get there early. Meet at The Highland's Chalet at 10:00 on the outdoor patio slopeside (cannot meet as a group indoors). Because of limited access to indoor facilities, guests will not be able to leave property in lodges. You will need to keep your gear in your car, so park in the The Highlands (upper) lot. The Highlands Chalet is the first chalet and parking area you will see on your right after entering the resort after taking your first left at the State Park entrance. Here you can park, pick-up your ticket, grab lunch or a drink and hit the slopes. The only thing you can't do is get rental equipment.

    You are able to bring your own food into the lodge, if capacity allows, but everyone should be considerate of time and only use the table when actively dining. Grab and go food is available. There are also restaurants where you can book a mealtime, but you will need to do this on your own. Restaurants require proof of vaccination and face masks. There are very detailed specifics and requirements on the website.

    Covid 19 has also changed how Afton Alps will operate this season. Most importantly, lift tickets and rentals may be purchased online in advance. Tickets and reservations are limited. For information, directions and a trail map, link to the Afton Alps website above.

Past events

November 28, 2021 Vikings vs. the 49's at Patrick McGovern's Pub!!
November 24, 2021 SkiHawks Pre-Thanksgiving Happy Hour at Mancini's Char House!
November 11, 2021 Happy Hour With the Hawks at Forgotten Star Brewery!
October 30, 2021 Halloween Annual North East Pub Crawl With the SkiHawks!
October 21, 2021 Thursday, October 21, 2021 Join the SkiHawks for Happy Hour at Invictus Brewing Company!
October 09, 2021 Kick-Off 2021
September 25, 2021 Bike the Luce Line
September 23, 2021 Octoberfest at the Yoerg Brewery
September 18, 2021 Rustic Roots Winery
September 18, 2021 St. Croix River Canoeing/Kayaking
August 22, 2021 SkiHawks are off for a Sunday Dinner/Cruise on the Stillwater River Boats!
August 12, 2021 SkiHawks Happy Hour at Maynard's Wharf!!
July 29, 2021 Hawks Visit the - Blues and BBQ, featuring Paul Holland Blues Band!
July 01, 2021 Bocce Ball Lawn Party
June 18, 2021 SkiHawks Visit the Back to the 50's Car Show !!
June 10, 2021 Join the SkiHawks for Happy Hour at the Sea Salt Eatery!
May 31, 2021 Bike the Cannon Valley Trail With the SKIHAWKS!
May 01, 2021 Walk the Saint Croix River Crossing Loop with the Ski Hawks!
March 06, 2021 Save the Date: Ski Hawks Meet & Ski at Welch Village
February 14, 2021 Canceled/Rescheduled: Ski Hawks Meet & Ski at Afton Alps
January 16, 2021 Save the Date: Ski Hawks Meet & Ski at Welch Village
December 27, 2020 Save the Date: Ski Hawks Meet & Ski at Welch Village
October 10, 2020 Kick-Off 2020
September 26, 2020 Winehaven Winery (Reservation Required Beginning 9/19)
September 26, 2020 St. Croix River Canoeing/Kayaking
September 19, 2020 GOLF! & Happy Hour
September 16, 2020 Admiral D's Waterfront Tavern on White Bear Lake
September 13, 2020 Minnesota Vikings vs. Green Bay Packers
September 03, 2020 Power of 10 at Hastings Music in the Park!
August 20, 2020 Martin Zellar sings NEIL DIAMOND Live at Crooners DriveIn!
August 07, 2020 The Good the Bad and the Funky at Minnesota Music Cafe!
August 07, 2020 Yaruso Bros. Italian before Minnesota Music Cafe
August 06, 2020 MN Orchestra Free Concert - Hilde Performance Center
August 05, 2020 MN Orchestra Free Concert - Lake Harriet Bandshell
August 03, 2020 MN Orchestra Free Concert - Hudson Lakefront Park
July 31, 2020 Best of Sting & The Police DriveIn Concert at Crooners
July 17, 2020 GB LEIGHTON Live DriveIn Concert
June 29, 2020 Blues Fest Live! Big George Jackson
June 28, 2020 GOLF! Best Ball Scramble
June 23, 2020 TEDDY SWIMS Live Acoustic Concert on YouTube’s Cover Nation
May 22, 2020 Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘The Phantom of the Opera’
May 15, 2020 CATS (Yes!) from Andrew Lloyd Webber
April 16, 2020 John Prine - NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert 2018


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