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Top notch kids entertainment on tap for Vacation Week at Sugarloaf

Maine Hysterical Society and Alex the Jester to headline vacation week family entertainment 

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, MaineFamilies will find fun for all ages during Sugarloaf’s annual Christmas Vacation Week celebration, Dec 26-Jan 3, with the Maine Hysterical Society and Alex the Jester set to headline the week’s family entertainment.

Comprised of three of Maine’s most entertaining variety artists and humorists, the Maine Hysterical Society has been entertaining groups throughout New England for years. Charter members Randy Judkins, Barney Martin, and Steve Underwood present a comedy variety show of novelty songs, hilarious Maine characters, ‘wicked good’ juggling, and hysterical sketches that leaves audiences laughing for hours. The three comedians will take the stage in the King Pine Room on Monday, December 28 at 7pm. Tickets are $7 in advance or $10 at the door.  

The self proclaimed King of Jesters, Alex the Jester dazzles audiences with all of the color, flair, and smart comedy of Medieval court jester. Performing for audiences of all ages, shapes, and sizes, Alex the Jester packs many facets of audience appeal into one show: daring stunts, mind-bending sight gags, dazzling visual spectacle, musical capers and physical feats. The act features vibrant colors, audience interaction, and lavish costumes. Alex the Jester will perform for Sugarloaf’s annual Family New Year’s Eve party in the King Pine Room on December 31. Admission is free.  

The schedule of Family Entertainment during Sugarloaf’s Christmas Vacation Week will be as follows:

Saturday, December 26

  • Family Ice Skating – 11am-1pm, Sugarloaf Outdoor Center
  • Kids’ Club Nordic Activities: 1-2pm, Sugarloaf Outdoor Center
  • Kids’ Tubing: 5:30-7:30pm, The Birches
  • Kids’ Night Out: 6-9pm, Base Lodge. Features games, movies, pizza and more for ages 5-10 

Sunday, December 27

  • Family Ice Skating – 11am-1pm, Sugarloaf Outdoor Center
  • Meathead Films Ski Movie Premier – 7pm, Base Lodge. Rated PG 

Monday, December 28

  • The Maine Hysterical Society – 7pm, King Pine room. Tickets $7 in advance or $10 at the door
  • Kids’ Tubing: 5:30-7:30pm, The Birches 

Tuesday, December 29

  • The Mad Whittler – 3pm, The Beach.
  • Youth Hockey Hour – 5-6pm, Sugarloaf Outdoor Center
  • Game Night – 6-8pm, Base Lodge. Ages 5-10 

Wednesday, December 30

  • Ski Museum of Maine Fireside Chat – 7pm, Sugarloaf Inn.
  • Kids’ Tubing: 5:30-7:30pm, The Birches

Thursday, December 31

  • Youth Hockey Hour – 5-6pm, Sugarloaf Outdoor Center
  • Movie Night – 6-8pm, Base Lodge. Movie rated G or PG. Ages 5-10.
  • Family New Year’s Eve Party with Alex the Jester – 7:30-9:30pm, King Pine Room
  • New Year’s Eve Fireworks – 9:30pm, The Beach

For more detailed information on Sugarloaf’s family entertainment schedule, please click here.

For more information and photos of Alex the Jester, please visit www.alexthejester.com. For more information on the Maine Hysterical Society, please visit www.mainehysterical.com.