Autumnal day in the Blue Ridge Mountains
Autumnal day in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Revel in the spirit of fall this October

  • October Celebration | October 2-30, 2021

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Gather Together at Primland Resort

Whether you meditate under the moonlight, satisfy your sweet tooth with cookie making, or stargaze from our daily shows at our on-sight observatory, Octobers in the Blue Ridge Mountains are filled with atmospheric landscapes and activities. Learn about bootlegger histories and nature's wonders as you adventure through the falling leaves.

Weekly October Events

Observatory under a night sky

Stargazing Show

Take exploring the Blue Ridge Mountains to a whole new level, Primland’s altitude and the unusual clarity of the night sky mean that you can study the stars, planets, nebulae, and other celestial objects without the dulling effects of ambient light. With Celestron CGE Pro 1400 and CPC 800 telescopes at your disposal, enjoy extraordinary glimpses of the heavens and our solar system.
  • Daily 8:30, 9:15, and 10 PM Shows
Autumnal foliage

Colors of the Mountain Hike

Awaken your senses with the different fragrances and identify various plant species with this invigorating walk through our forest by our native naturalist. Meet critters along the way and go at the pace you want with this guided tour.
  • 1 PM - Mondays and Fridays
  • 10:30 AM - Saturdays
  • Complimentary guided hikes by our naturalist Tim.
Banjo player at Primland Resort, Blue Ridge Mountains

Local Live Music

  • 5-7 PM | Live Music Wednesday and Saturday - Great Hall
  • 5:30-8:30 | Live Bluegrass Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday - Stables Saloon

Festive Saturdays in October

The young and young at heart will find plenty of mystery and merriment in our October celebrations.

Woman practicing yoga outdoors

Saturday, October 2, 2021

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  • 9 AM | Morning Yoga – Start your Saturday with a complimentary yoga class – held outdoors, weather permitting. Guests will meet in the spa/elevator area to gather mats and exit down the pool hallway. | Complimentary. Contact the Auberge Spa at 276.222.3965 to Reserve

  • 10:30 AM | Colors of the Mountain Hike – Awaken your senses with the different fragrances and identify various plant species with this invigorating walk through our forest by our native naturalist. | Complimentary

  • 11 AM – 1 PM | Watercolor and WineFrom sipping some of the best regional wine while learning the intricate techniques of watercolor, from local artist Anna Culler our art events offer a mix of mediums for all ages. | $75 per person. Reserve through Guest Services at 276.222.3940

Foraged holiday wreath making

Saturday, October 9, 2021

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  • 9 AM | Morning Yoga – Start your Saturday with a complimentary yoga class – held outdoors, weather permitting. Guests will meet in the spa/elevator area to gather mats and exit down the pool hallway. | Complimentary. Contact the Auberge Spa at 276.222.3965 to Reserve

  • 10:30 AM | Colors of the Mountain Hike – Awaken your senses with the different fragrances and identify various plant species with this invigorating walk through our forest by our native naturalist. | Complimentary

  • 2-5 PM | Wine and WreathCelebrate the holidays during our Wine and Wreath workshop. You will learn how to create your own wreath using only natural items found around the Primland property, while enjoying a glass of wine from regional wineries. | $75 per person. Reserve through Guest Services at 276.222.3940

Holiday cookie cutters and fresh dough

Saturday, October 16, 2021

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  • 9 AM | Morning Yoga – Start your Saturday with a complimentary yoga class – held outdoors, weather permitting. Guests will meet in the spa/elevator area to gather mats and exit down the pool hallway. | Complimentary. Contact the Auberge Spa at 276.222.3965 to Reserve

  • 10:30 AM | Colors of the Mountain Hike – Awaken your senses with the different fragrances and identify various plant species with this invigorating walk through our forest by our native naturalist. | Complimentary

  • 10 AM – 12 PM & 3-5 PM | Fall Sweet CreationsJoin Tracy Campbell, “The Cookie Lady” from Cookies On The Side, to learn how to create custom fall cookies just in time for fall foliage. | $40 per person. Reserve through Guest Services at 276.222.3940

Couple meditates outdoors

Saturday, October 23, 2021

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  • 9 AM | Morning Yoga – Start your Saturday with a complimentary yoga class – held outdoors, weather permitting. Guests will meet in the spa/elevator area to gather mats and exit down the pool hallway. | Complimentary. Contact the Auberge Spa at 276.222.3965 to Reserve

  • 10:30 AM | Colors of the Mountain Hike – Awaken your senses with the different fragrances and identify various plant species with this invigorating walk through our forest by our native naturalist. | Complimentary

  • 10:30 AM – 1 PM | Create Your Own Hiking Journey StickSearch, find and create your own hiking stick that will become the history of your hiking journeys.   Join our naturalist on a hike through the  Fall colors searching for your perfect hiking stick.  After the hike, join the workshop to personalize your hiking stick and create a method that will tell the story of your future journeys. | $45 per person. Reserve through Guest Services at 276.222.3940

  • 8-8:30 PM | Moonlight MeditationMeditate with the full moon underneath the starry sky by the fire before immersing yourself into our Primland stargazing experience with our local astronomer. | $40 per person. Contact the Auberge Spa at 276.222.3965 to Reserve

Array of paintbrushes
Matte

Saturday, October 30, 2021

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  • 9 AM | Morning Yoga – Start your Saturday with a complimentary yoga class – held outdoors, weather permitting. Guests will meet in the spa/elevator area to gather mats and exit down the pool hallway. | Complimentary. Contact the Auberge Spa at 276.222.3965 to Reserve

  • 10:30 AM | Colors of the Mountain Hike – Awaken your senses with the different fragrances and identify various plant species with this invigorating walk through our forest by our native naturalist. | Complimentary

  • 11 AM – 1 PM | Halloween in the Blue Ridge Mountains Painting Class Join artist Jess Snow to learn acrylic techniques to paint the colors of Fall in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Take home your own work of art to keep your Primland memories alive. | $65 per person. Reserve through Guest Services at 276.222.3940

  • 2 PM | Wilderness Preparedness CourseJoin our naturalist during this three hour course, to gain basic knowledge, and learn skills, essential to staying alive, in the Appalachian mountains. Including: Basic survival gear, Shelter, Water purification, Mountain forest, navigation, and safety. | $120 per person. Reserve through Guest Services at 276.222.3940

Autumnal hues in the Blue Ridge Mountains
Autumnal hues in the Blue Ridge Mountains

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