January 21st. Saturday

JENN HEIL FAMILY OUTING

Where: MARMOT BASIN
When: 2 HALF DAY SESSIONS

AVALANCHE AWARENESS DAY

Where: MARMOT BASIN
When: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

LEARN TO SNOWSHOE

Where: MARMOT MEADOWS
When: 11:00AM

COLD FIRE CREEK DOGSLEDDING

Where: PYRAMID LAKE RESORT
When: 11:00AM - 3:00PM

JASPER IN JANUARY BREWERY TOUR

Where: JASPER BREWING CO.
When: 12:00 - 2:00PM

MIXOLOGY 101

Where: EVIL DAVE'S GRILL
When: 1:00 - 2:00PM

COOKING IN THE BACKCOUNTRY

Where: MARMOT MEADOWS
When: 1:00PM

THE WORLD OF WILDLIFE RESEARCH IN JASPER NATIONAL PARK

Where: MARMOT MEADOWS
When: 3:00PM

EVENINGS AT THE EAGLE

Where: MARMOT BASIN SKI RESORT
When: 4:00 - 7:30PM

FOODAPALOOZA

Where: VARIOUS LOCATIONS
When: 5:00PM

DARK SKY STORIES

Where: MARMOT MEADOWS
When: 7:00PM

HOPSCOTCH & WINES FESTIVAL 2017

Where: SAWRIDGE INN & CONFERENCE CENTER
When: 6:00PM

LIVE AT THE ATHA-B: THE JOHNNY MCCUAIG BAND

Where: ATHA-B NIGHTCLUB
When: 9:00PM

APRES SKI

Where: MARMOT BASIN
When: 2:00PM

PYRAMID LAKE SLEIGH RIDES

Where: PYRAMID LAKE
When: 1:00PM

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Jennifer Heil Family Outing

Cost: $30/adults, $20/children + GST
Jan. 21, 2017

A Family Event with Olympian Jenn Heil! Enjoy skiing with Jenn Heil for half a day, where she will share tips and tricks on becoming a better skier. Over lunch, Jenn will chat about her career, how her parents contributed to her success, overcoming personal challenges and the importance of participation.
There are two half day sessions available:
» Morning ski with Jenn Heil, followed by a hosted buffet lunch.
» Hosted buffet Lunch, followed by an afternoon ski with Jenn Heil.

» Each session is limited to 10 children aged between 6-14 years and their parents. Coaching will be primarily focused on the children and is ained at Novice to Intermediate skiers, on Green and Blue runs.

» Everyone must have a valid lift ticket to participate.

Avalanche Awareness Day

Jasper in January 2017 Avalanche Awareness Day
Cost: Free
Jan. 21, 2017, 10 a.m.

Avalanche education including beacon training sessions, CARDA dog demonstrations, Avalanche awareness talks and explosive demonstrations.

Cold Fire Creek Dogsledding

Cost: $40
Jan. 21, 2017, 11 a.m.

Dog Sled in Jasper on Pyramid Lake! Saturday, January 14th we celebrate the start of Jasper In January. Cold Fire Creek Dogsledding will run tours from 11 AM - 3 PM on January 14, 21 & 28 and are first come first served. Parking is only available at Jasper Park Riding Stables. Shuttle will run from the Stables to Pyramid Lake and back and payment can only be made by cash. Cost is $40 per person with Children under 5 riding for FREE (must be accompanied by an adult). Rides are approx. 10 minutes.
For more information call Cold Fire Creek Dogsledding at 1-877-295-8505 or visit: www.dogsleddinginjasper.com
See you on the lake!

Learn to Snowshoe

Cost: Free
Jan. 21, 2017, 11 a.m.

Snowshoe the valley bottoms and shallow slopes of Jasper National Park in Marmot Meadows Winter Hub. Join a park interpreter for this "learn to hike". We will cover all the basics from what a snowshoe does, their cultural significance, how to walk with them, how to dress for winter weather, and how to look for terrain hazards. When you've learned all you can we'll put it to the test with a snowshoe race!
» Snowshoes will be provided.

January Brew Tour

Jasper in January 2017  brew-Jasper Brew Tour
Cost: $60
Jan. 21, 2017, noon

The Jasper in January Brew Tour includes sampler, brewery tour with the Brewmaster, souvenir pint glass, Jasper Brewing Co. t-shirt, choice of burger or sandwich off the menu. 18+
Come visit Jasper's National Park Brewery. Six signature beers brewed on-site, we use only the best: premium hops and malts combined with our own cultured yeast strains. Our final ingredient is the pure, natural mountain water sourced from the great Canadian Rockies. Unlike most commercial breweries, we do nothing to our water but remove the chlorine added to it.
Space is limited! To secure your spot email amanda@bearhillbrewing.com.

Cooking in the Backcountry

Cost: Free
Jan. 21, 2017, 1 p.m.

All you need to know about four season backcountry cooking. Not only modern cooking, but we'll also get you involved with preparing a meal over the fire. Learn some valuable skills for your next winter outing! Feel free to bring your own treats to roast over the fire.
So here's where the thirst for knowledge and learning comes into play. Parks Canada Interpreters will be at Marmot Meadows this winter offering fun interpretive programs for everyone to enjoy.
Join an interpreter around the fire for stories while trying your hand at new skills, like making a fire with flint and steel or cooking bannock on a stick. On some weekends we will even have hot chocolate and S'mores!
Every weekend we will offer a wildlife camera safari where you will do a bit of hiking or snowshoeing > depending on the conditions. Along the way you can practice wildlife tracking and learn how trail cameras are helping us better understand the park's wildlife.
A traditional tipi will also be set up where Aboriginal programs and cultural teachings will occur in and around the tipi.

Pyramid Lake Sleigh Rides

Jasper in January 2017 Pyramid Lake Sleigh Rides
Cost: $25
Jan. 21, 2017, 1 p.m.

Experience a 40 minute ride along the sunny shore of Pyramid Lake. Matched teams of horses, tuned bells, sleighs with comfortable seats and warm throw blankets make for a classic winter experience.
Sleigh rides to Pyramid Island depart every hour on the hour from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm from the dock. Book in advance at 780-883-0900.
*Children under 5 are free.

Mixology 101

Cost: $35
Jan. 21, 2017, 1 p.m.

We'll take you through the process of creating three classic cocktails and show you the ropes.
» No experience necessary. Limited space. 18+

Apres Ski - Marmot Basin

COST
Jan. 21, 2017, 2 p.m.

Relax with friends in Marmot Basin's Caribou Lounge. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Marmot's Caribou Lounge, enjoy drink specials and an afternoon snack between 2:00pm and 5:00pm each weekend. The full menu will be offered until 4:30pm, the bar will be open until 5:00pm and a complimentary shuttle will be running back to the parking lots as well as into Jasper at 5:15pm.

Wildlife Camera Safari

Jasper in January 2017  Wildlife Camera Safari
Cost: Free
Jan. 21, 2017, 3 p.m.

Observe the world of wildlife research in Jasper National Park. You will use some of the equipment the experts use, visit a wildlife camera site and learn how these tools help the park better understand the wildlife populations.
So here's where the thirst for knowledge and learning comes into play. Parks Canada Interpreters will be at Marmot Meadows this winter offering fun interpretive programs for everyone to enjoy.
Join an interpreter around the fire for stories while trying your hand at new skills, like making a fire with flint and steel or cooking bannock on a stick. On some weekends we will even have hot chocolate and S'mores!
Every weekend we will offer a wildlife camera safari where you will do a bit of hiking or snowshoeing > depending on the conditions. Along the way you can practice wildlife tracking and learn how trail cameras are helping us better understand the park's wildlife.
A traditional tipi will also be set up where Aboriginal programs and cultural teachings will occur in and around the tipi.

Evenings at the Eagle

Cost: $70
Jan. 21, 2017, 4 p.m.

Enjoy dinner and a night ski at Marmot Basin's mid-mountain after the hill closes for the day. The night begins when the lifts stop running at 4:00 PM. Meet at Eagle Chalet for a cash bar and light snacks. Dinner is served at 5:00 PM and runs until 7:00 PM. The evening wraps up with a escorted ski down the hill to either the parking lot or Caribou Chalet to board the bus that will return participants to their hotels in Jasper.
Dinner Includes:
» Chef's inspired soup
» 3 main options: beef, vegetarian, chicken/salmon
» Dessert with tea & coffee

» All participants must have a valid lift ticket on the day of the event in order to attend.

Food-A-Palooza

Jasper in January 2017 Food A Palooza
Cost: $15
Jan. 21, 2017, 5 p.m.

A culinary crawl featuring small plates and beverage pairings.
Participating restaurants:
» Evil Dave's Grill
» Jasper Brewing Co.
» C200
» Seasons or Skyline Lounge
» Embers Steakhouse
» The Pines Restaurant
» Famoso
» Emerald Lounge
» The Inn Grill
» Olive Bistro & Lounge
» Syrahs of Jasper
» Fiddle River
» Jasper Pizza Place
» Papa George's Restaurant
» Caribou Grill, Marmot Basin

What's on the Menu?

Jasper Brewing Co.
To Drink » 18 oz Jasper in January Maple Bock 7.2% ABV, 25 IBU - A malty German style lager brewed with Sweet Canadian Maple Syrup featuring hints of caramel and biscuit.
To Eat » Maple Wort Beignets with icing sugar, and Frangelico hazelnut whipped cream.

The Inn Grill
To Drink » Your Choice of AlleyKat Amber Ale or Scona Gold Lager.
To Eat » Carolina Hot Wings and Honey Jack BBQ Ribs served with coleslaw and french fries.

Famoso
To Drink » Pint of your choice.
To Eat » A small pizza of your choice.

Jasper Pizza Place
To Drink » Pint of Wood Buffalo beer.
To Eat » Bruschetta.

Marmot Basin (Caribou Grill)
To Drink » A pint of Kokanee.
To Eat » Choose between the Caribou Appy's Platter, Mini Nachos, 4 oz. dry ribs, Wings or Mini Duck Poutine.

Emerald Lounge (Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge)
To Drink » Our craft made Honey Bear lager - Jasper Honey, Jasper water, Jasper Brewing.
To Eat » Braised Flank Steak Tacos (30 - Ancho chili and citrus spiced, refried beans, pico de gallo and avocado crema.To Eat » Braised Flank Steak Tacos (3) - Ancho chili and citrus spiced, refried beans, pico de gallo and avocado crema.

Syrahs of Jasper
To Drink » A crisp local draft beer.
To Eat » Duck Drummettes - Confit style duck wings tossed with sweet and spicy sauce with blue cheese yogurt, roasted carrots and celery.

The Lobstick Lodge
To Drink » Gehringer Dry Riesling.
To Eat » Shrimp & Avocado Tarts - avocado, grilled shrimp, chipotle glaze.

The Crimson Jasper
To Drink » Errazuriz Max Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon.
To Eat » Pulled Pork Spiral Rolls - pulled pork, caramelized onions, grilled apple, maple BBQ sauce.

The Marmot Lodge
To Drink » Sandhill Viognier.
To Eat » Brie and Fig Phyllo Parcels.

Pyramid Lake Resort
To Drink » Yalumba Organic Shiraz.
To Eat » Brisket Slider - braised brisket, wild boar bacon, apple tree cheddar, IPA Mayo.

Papa George's
To Drink » Rigamarole Rose.
To Eat » Reef & Beef Trio - Chorizo Slider with Chipotle Mayo and Smoked Cheddar, Boursin Cheese Crostini with Fig Preserve & Pear Slices, Tuna Tortilla with Wasabi Cream & Avocado Butter.

Hopscotch & Wines Festival

Cost: $39
Jan. 21, 2017, 6 p.m.

Join us for the annual Hopscotch & Wines Festival. The event kicks off at 6pm in Champs Sports Lounge and will be an evening of fine wines & spirits, local and internationally brewed beers with a selection of delicious Tapas.
» Tickets are $39 and are available online, at the Sawridge Jasper front desk or the Jasper Liquor Store.

Dark Sky Stories

Cost: Free
Jan. 21, 2017, 7 p.m.

First Nations Dark Sky stories are observations that were shared through story and ceremony; interlinking the sky, the land, and the people with timeless understandings that foster traditional values, strengths, and wisdom. This interactive story telling program will take place inside our tipi with bannock and tea.
So here's where the thirst for knowledge and learning comes into play. Parks Canada Interpreters will be at Marmot Meadows this winter offering fun interpretive programs for everyone to enjoy.
Join an interpreter around the fire for stories while trying your hand at new skills, like making a fire with flint and steel or cooking bannock on a stick. On some weekends we will even have hot chocolate and S'mores!
Every weekend we will offer a wildlife camera safari where you will do a bit of hiking or snowshoeing > depending on the conditions. Along the way you can practice wildlife tracking and learn how trail cameras are helping us better understand the park's wildlife.
A traditional tipi will also be set up where Aboriginal programs and cultural teachings will occur in and around the tipi.

Live Music: The Johnny Mccuaig Band

Cost: $5
Jan. 21, 2017, 9 p.m.

The Johnny McCuaig Band is a Canadian band. They draw on Canada's rich, cultural mosaic to create an original mix of musical genres that stands out in the crowd. We're talking a super fun blend of hard rock, pop, new wave, folk, and blues combined with their not-so-secret weapon: bagpipes! 18+

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