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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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September 2018

9/29/18, 12:00 - 6:00 PM
2nd Annual Mountain Music & Arts Festival

Relax lakeside with a day of family-friendly fun! Join us beside Abbott Lake at Peaks of Otter Lodge for live performances by Root2 Music, Highlander String Band, Mountain Revelers, and Better Than We Sound. Enjoy art vendors, hands-on crafts, telling Sharp Top's Story, and learn to play the mountain dulcimer! Food and beverages will be available for purchase on the lakeside lawn. Please bring your own seating and/or blankets to enjoy this lakeside lawn festival. All programs are free with no reservations required. For full festival details, contact our front desk at 540-586-1081 or stop by or call the Peaks of Otter Visitor Center at 540-586-4496.



9/30/18, 1:00 PM
Fall Succulents and Sips at the Peaks of Otter

Grab a friend and head to the Peaks of Otter for an afternoon of Succulents and Sips! We will be creating a fall “thriller, filler, spiller“ planter. The ticket price of $38.27 includes taxes, a rustic wooden planter, 3 medium succulents, one mini gourd, soil, moss, rocks and instructions on how to create your own succulent masterpiece. The Peaks of Otter will have cocktails and food available for purchase! Tickets are required and can be purchased via the link below. For full event details, contact our front desk at 540-586-1081.


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October 2018

10/8 - 11/4/18, 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Fall Harvest Buffet

Join us during leaf peeping season for our Fall Harvest Buffet. Menu items change daily so visit throughout the fall season as we watch the changing of the leaves! Groups of 6 or more are encouraged to call ahead, 540-586-1081.


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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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