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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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March 2020

3/30/20
2020 Season Opening

Join us as we celebrate the launch of our 2020 season and welcome you all back for another wonderful year at Peaks of Otter Lodge!


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May 2020

5/16/20, 8:00 PM
So, You Want To Be An Astrophotographer?

Learn the basics on how to photograph Peaks of Otter and the sky.

  • "The Peaks Under the Stars" - If the sky is clear after the presentation, guests will move outdoors to the lawn area at the edge of Abbott Lake to see the night sky in all its glory while listening to sky lore and fascinating sky facts! A jacket is recommended and a flashlight is helpful.

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June 2020

6/6/20, 9:00 PM
The Sky IS Falling - Space Rocks and You

Learn about meteorites and see actual meteorites from Mars, Chelyabinsk, Russia, and the Moon.

  • "The Peaks Under the Stars" - If the sky is clear after the presentation, guests will move outdoors to the lawn area at the edge of Abbott Lake to see the night sky in all its glory while listening to sky lore and fascinating sky facts! A jacket is recommended and a flashlight is helpful.

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July 2020

7/18/20, 9:00 PM
Chesapeake Bay Impact Crater

The world's 7th largest known impact crater is under the Chesapeake Bay at Cape Charles, VA. Hear the inside story, and view extremely rare geological samples from within CBIC.

  • "The Peaks Under the Stars" - If the sky is clear after the presentation, guests will move outdoors to the lawn area at the edge of Abbott Lake to see the night sky in all its glory while listening to sky lore and fascinating sky facts! A jacket is recommended and a flashlight is helpful.

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August 2020

8/1/20, 9:00 PM
The Future of US Crewed Spaceflight

Learn where NASA is headed, literally, with new manned spacecraft and rockets to launch the next generation of American astronauts

  • "The Peaks Under the Stars" - If the sky is clear after the presentation, guests will move outdoors to the lawn area at the edge of Abbott Lake to see the night sky in all its glory while listening to sky lore and fascinating sky facts! A jacket is recommended and a flashlight is helpful.

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September 2020

9/12/20, 8:00 PM
The Lives of the Stars

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.

  • "The Peaks Under the Stars" - If the sky is clear after the presentation, guests will move outdoors to the lawn area at the edge of Abbott Lake to see the night sky in all its glory while listening to sky lore and fascinating sky facts! A jacket is recommended and a flashlight is helpful.

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October 2020

10/3/20, 8:00 PM
Mount Wilson Observatory - Where the Universe Changed Forever

Learn about the observatory where discoveries changed our view of the Universe forever.

  • "The Peaks Under the Stars" - If the sky is clear after the presentation, guests will move outdoors to the lawn area at the edge of Abbott Lake to see the night sky in all its glory while listening to sky lore and fascinating sky facts! A jacket is recommended and a flashlight is helpful.

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November 2020

11/9/20, 8:00 PM
JWST-NASA's Successor to Hubble Space Telescope (HST)

The 2018 space telescope successor to HST seen up close and personal with the latest pics and information direct from NASA.

  • "The Peaks Under the Stars" - If the sky is clear after the presentation, guests will move outdoors to the lawn area at the edge of Abbott Lake to see the night sky in all its glory while listening to sky lore and fascinating sky facts! A jacket is recommended and a flashlight is helpful.

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