Homewood Mountain Resort to host twilight ski and St. Patrickandamp;#8217;s Day celebration | SierraSun.com

Homewood Mountain Resort to host twilight ski and St. Patrickandamp;#8217;s Day celebration

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HOMEWOOD, Calif. andamp;#8212; Homewood Mountain Resort will host a St. Patrickandamp;#8217;s Day celebration Saturday, March 17, featuring the St. Pattyandamp;#8217;s Twilight Ski. Guests are invited to hit the slopes 4-7 p.m. via the Quail triple chair, in addition to daytime skiing and riding. andamp;#8220;Thereandamp;#8217;s nothing quite as beautiful as the sunsetandamp;#8217;s alpenglow over Lake Tahoe from the slopes of Homewood,andamp;#8221; said Kent Hoopingarner, general manager of Homewood Mountain Resort. andamp;#8220;The St. Pattyandamp;#8217;s Twilight Ski is something special that we hope every skier and rider will enjoy; and the dayandamp;#8217;s live music and great food will make for a party to truly remember.andamp;#8221; Live music by Jelly Bread welcomes guests of all ages to dance the afternoon away under the giant St. Patrickandamp;#8217;s Day party tent at the South Lodge patio 3-6:30 p.m. Self-described, Jelly bread is the combination of a pumping rhythm section, an award-winning singer/songwriter influenced by Ben Harper/John Butler point of view; rootsy funk/rock guitar licks with a bit of dirt under the nails; vocal harmonies that add textures as rough as sandpaper and soft as velvet. One lucky guest will find Homewoodandamp;#8217;s andamp;#8220;Pot Oandamp;#8217; Gold.andamp;#8221; Hidden on the slopes of Homewood and ready to be found between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., the Homewood Pot Oandamp;#8217; Gold will contain treasures such as a lift ticket three-pack, a 2012/2013 season pass, and a West Shore Caf andamp; Inn gift card. Guests will receive hints as to the Pot Oandamp;#8217; Goldandamp;#8217;s whereabouts on the Homewood Facebook page on St. Patrickandamp;#8217;s Day.In the spirit of St. Patrickandamp;#8217;s Day revelry, Homewoodandamp;#8217;s full bar will feature a bevy of green libations to please any guestandamp;#8217;s inner leprechaun, including green beer, Green Bull cocktails (a.k.a. Red Bull mixed drinks), and many others. No St. Patrickandamp;#8217;s Day would be complete without corned beef and cabbage, and Homewoodandamp;#8217;s South Lodge will offer the celebrated special from noon into the evening.Commemorative I shamrock Homewood T-shirts will be available as well.The St. Pattyandamp;#8217;s Twilight Ski welcomes all Homewood 2011/2012 Saturday-access season pass holders; as well as full- or half-day Homewood ticket holders on March 17. Guests who arrive at 4 p.m. or later for the St. Pattyandamp;#8217;s Twilight Ski may purchase a special $29 evening lift ticket. For additional details visit SkiHomewood.com or call 530-525-2992.andamp;#8212; Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.com