Wednesday November 23
5:00pm: Family Movie Night: Free Birds
Kick off the weekend and stretch out in the Event Center to watch on our 85 inch high def TV the fun movie shown on the big screen about two turkeys from the opposite sides of the tracks, they must band together and travel back in time to save their ancestors from the first Thanksgiving. In between laughs, we will be serving complimentary Popcorn and beverages.
Thursday November 24
NO ACTIVITIES so that our staff can enjoy their families
Friday November 25
1:00pm – 2:00pm: Treasure Hunt
Come join our Treasure Hunt fun that kicks off sharply at 1pm. Starting at the Reception Center, our guests pick up their list of items that are found in and around our Madison Vines RV Resort & Cottages. Return to the Reception Center at or before 2pm where your photos will be confirmed so that you will earn a really neat and unique prize. Everyone that participates is a winner.
3:00pm–4:00pm: Build your own stuffed animal!
Purchase your extra cute stuffy at the Reception Center for $10 (small) or $15 (large) and then enjoy the art of sharing your stuffed animal with our guests at the Event Center. Please buy your stuffy when you first arrive as this is a very popular craft event. Show up no later than 3:30pm at the Event Center to complete your “stuffy”.
5:30pm – 7:00pm: Chili Cook-off Social Hour / 100% Payout Bingo
Meet and greet your neighbor while testing the chili samplings made by the Madison Vines staff. Vote on your favorite and enjoy the chili and cornbread with your choice of iced tea, lemonade or an adult beverage (or two) of your choice, including a red and white wine. As the food service quickly winds down, we transition at about 6:10pm to a fast paced Bingo that has a 100% payout from the purchase of our five game card pack for $5 (cash only). The payouts from each game are progressive, thus making for a nice “kitty” for the final fifth game.
Saturday November 26
10:00am – 11:30am: Family Arts & Crafts
The kids with guidance from our staff members will create with you an Americana craft of corn husk dolls. Enjoy the old-fashioned, vintage toy making when life was simpler and resources scarce; using items found on the farm. Show up no later than 11:00am at the Event Center to complete your corn husk doll.
3:00pm – 4:00pm: Tie Dye T-Shirts
Event Center Side Parking Area
Children and adults are invited to create stunningly beautiful tie dye T-shirts. A rainbow of colored dye and a little skill will be rewarded with a tie dye tee shirt memory. There is small fee for this neat experience: $2 if you BYO tee shirt or $5 that includes buying a new tee at our store. For planning purposes, please sign-up in the office and reserve your tie dye experience before noon on Sunday.
2:00 noon – 4:00pm: Family Cornhole Tournament
Come to the Quad to cheer your family and friends striving to win a spirited cornhole tournament. The tournament will be a single elimination format with the first 32 teams to sign up assigned to one of four brackets. Prizes for the top finisher in each of the four divisions will include a choice of $10 gift cards from the Madison Vines store or other retail locations.
5:00pm sharp: Thanksgiving Potluck
For a true feast that can’t be beat, come and experience the best of the best from your fellow guests. We will be providing the meat for dinner, dinner rolls and desserts (pies from Yoder’s, of course). The reason this is the best Thanksgiving is because all of our guests will be brining their favorite side dish to serve 12. The best of the best in ONE MEAL!! It is always an amazing feast. Please let us know what dish you will be bringing so that we can ensure we have enough of everything.
Sunday November 27
9:00am-10:00am: Pancake Breakfast
Enjoy a complimentary stack of our homemade, hot off the griddle pancakes, served with salt free or regular butter, authentic maple syrup, juice and coffee. What a civilized way to start the day.
10:30am-11:00am: Granola Bar Bingo
Take home a tasty treat when you win at a spirited game of Granola Bar Bingo. We have a feeling all of our RVer guests will be winners.