WARREN, Vt. – Sugarbush Resort will honor the first ever Wall of Fame class over the weekend of April 5 and 6. The Sugarbush Wall of Fame has been established as part of the resort’s 60th anniversary celebration to honor individuals who have contributed to a “spirit of lifelong adventure and camaraderie” among guests, staff, and the community. Ten people will be honored at the ceremony – “Founders” Damon and Sara Gadd, Jack Murphy, Lixi Fortna, Peter Estin, and John Roth; and contemporary inductees Darian Boyle, Dave Gould, Wayne McCue, and Marit Tardy.
Festivities begin Friday, April 5 at 6 p.m. with a “Sixty Years of Sugarbush” movie night and storytelling in Gate House Lodge. Live music will be provided by Phineas Gage, and a cash bar will be available. Guests are encouraged to share stories of the early days of Sugarbush and of the Wall of Fame inductees.
Saturday’s activities begin with the resort’s annual Pond Skimming Competition at noon – registration at 9 a.m. The Wall of Fame Ceremony begins at 5:45 p.m. in Gate House Lodge, and is free and open to the public. A cash bar will be available. Rumble’s Kitchen will serve a buffet dinner 6-9 p.m. with live music. Reservations are required. Fireworks will be set off at 8:30 p.m.
Wood and Wood of Waitsfield is creating the Wall of Fame display for Gate House Lodge. Luke Iannuzzi is creating the awards for the inductees.