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Events Calendar

Peaks of Otter Lodge hosts a variety of events each season, so please check back frequently to stay up to date with our latest happenings!

Live Entertainment

Enjoy live performances, select weekends at the lodge.


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August 2018

8/4/18, 9:00 PM
This Isn't Your Granddaddy's Moon

Join NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador, Greg Redfern, for an engaging presentation to learn the latest about the missions sent to the Moon by NASA, China, and India - plus manned efforts. A jacket is recommended, and a flashlight is helpful. Free to all parkway visitors. "The Peaks Under the Stars" - If the sky is clear after the presentation, our guests will move outdoors to the lawn area at the edge of the lake to see the night sky in all its glory while listening to sky lore and fascinating sky facts.


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September 2018

9/8/18, 8:00 PM
The Lives of the Stars

Join NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador, Greg Redfern, for an engaging presentation. How do the stars, including our Sun, shine? How are they born, how do they live, and - ultimately - die? You'll never look at the stars the same after you learn their secrets. A jacket is recommended, and a flashlight is helpful. Free to all parkway visitors. "The Peaks Under the Stars" - If the sky is clear after the presentation, our guests will move outdoors to the lawn area at the edge of the lake to see the night sky in all its glory while listening to sky lore and fascinating sky facts.


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9/16/18, 5:00 PM
Jefferson At The Peaks

Through a partnership with the National Park Service and Poplar Forest, guests will join Mr. Jefferson as he provides his unique perspective on the cultural and natural histories that Sharp Top holds. Event begins at 5:00 PM on the lawn with scenic Abbott Lake and Sharp Top Mountain providing the background. Guests will move inside to the Calvin Rice Room at 6:30 PM for dinner with Mr. Jefferson. Dinner only or overnight packages are available. Reservations are required; call 866-387-9905.


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October 2018

10/27/18, 8:00 PM
The Universe and You

Join NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador, Greg Redfern, for an engaging presentation to learn about the fascinating Universe in which you live, are made from, and are part of. A jacket is recommended, and a flashlight is helpful. Free to all parkway visitors. "The Peaks Under the Stars" - If the sky is clear after the presentation, our guests will move outdoors to the lawn area at the edge of the lake to see the night sky in all its glory while listening to sky lore and fascinating sky facts.


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November 2018

11/17/18, 8:00 PM
JWST-NASA's Successor to Hubble Space Telescope (HST)

Join NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador, Greg Redfern, for an engaging presentation. The 2018 space telescope successor to HST seen up close and personal with the latest pics and information direct from NASA. A jacket is recommended, and a flashlight is helpful. Free to all parkway visitors. "The Peaks Under the Stars" - If the sky is clear after the presentation, our guests will move outdoors to the lawn area at the edge of the lake to see the night sky in all its glory while listening to sky lore and fascinating sky facts.


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