TUPPER LAKE - ARISE of Northern New York and the Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce will host the Third Annual Snowball Gala, which will be held from 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the Big Tupper Ski Lodge.
The design team that created the event for OkTUPPERfest this past October is designing this Snowball Gala to be a holiday event unlike anything ever experienced in Tupper Lake.
The plans include a Currier and Ives "Snowball" extravaganza with holiday lights and decadent holiday decor decking the halls of the lodge.
While dancing under the grand spinning "Snowball," live music will be performed by local entertainment.
A donation of $50 per person will include the following:
-Heavy hors d'oeuvres
-Beer, wine, sodas and a special 'Snowball Sangria'
-Live bands, including Yod Crewsy and the Dark Marbles, Wayne Davison and Abbott Hayes
-Dancing under the Snowball
-Many give aways throughout the evening, including a 50/50 Raffle, Big Tupper Wine and Wine glasses, lift tickets and more
-Entrance to the Snowball Christmas Shop - holiday ornaments, signature Ski Big Tupper wear, mugs and commemorative Snowball stemless wine glasses.
Big Tupper season passes and merchandise will be available for purchase at the gala at a 10 percent discount.
All proceeds will benefit Ski Big Tupper's 2011-2012 operations.
Tickets may be purchased by calling the Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce at 518-359-3328, or at the following local businesses: Larkin's Deli, P-2's Irish Pub, Tupper Lake Free Press, Tupper Lake Supply and The Well Dressed Food Company.