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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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April 2018

4/22/18, 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Earth Day at Peaks of Otter Lodge

Celebrate Earth Day at Peaks of Otter Lodge with a variety of activities and events hosted by the lodge and the National Park Service. Enjoy delicious food, guided walks and NPS programs, Succulents & Sips at the Lodge, Volunteer Clean-up of Sharp Top Mountain, a bicycle rack dedication, and more! For event details, download our flyer below or call 540-586-1081.


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May 2018

5/13/18, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mother's Day Brunch

Give the special women in your life the treat they deserve by bringing the family to Peaks of Otter Lodge for our annual Mother’s Day Brunch, and letting us do the cooking! Enjoy a delicious buffet featuring Omelets & Waffles, Slow Roasted Prime Rib with Au Jus and Creamy Horseradish Sauce, Grilled Chicken Saltimbocca, Roasted Pork Loin with Fresh Sage Gravy, and more. This popular event often sells out, so reservations are strongly encouraged; call 866-387-9905 to make yours today!


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June 2018

6/2/18, 9:00 PM
So, You Want To Be An Astrophotographer

Join NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador, Greg Redfern, for an engaging presentation to learn the basics of how to photograph Peaks of Otter and the sky while visiting. 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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6/9/18, 9:00 PM
The Sky IS Falling - Space Rocks and You

Join NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador, Greg Redfern, for an engaging presentation to learn about meteorites and see actual meteorites from Mars, Chelyabinsk, Russia, and the Moon. 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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July 2018

7/14/18, 9:00 PM
Chesapeake Bay Impact Crater

Join NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador, Greg Redfern, for an engaging presentation. 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. 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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August 2018

8/25/18, 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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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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