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

Give thanks for nature's bounty in the Blue Ridge Mountains

  • Thanksgiving Celebration | November 13-27, 2021

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Gather Together at Primland Resort

Strike the ideal holiday balance by savoring moments with your loved ones and finding relaxation rooted in our lush, natural playground. Relish the smell of pine on a family hike, indulge in quiet moments and partake in art classes and feasts imbued with Southern charm.

Weekly November Events

Stargazing at the observatory at Primland Resort, Virginia

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
Fall sunset at Primland Resort, Virginia

Woodlands Guided 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.

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.
  • 9 AM | Saturdays

November Festivities

Find gratitude in the bounty of family and nature amidst breathtaking mountain landscapes. Inquire with Guest Services at 276.222.3940 for costs associated with holiday activities.

watercolor painting at Primland Resort, Virginia

Saturday, November 13, 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 | Woodlands Guided 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 | Colors of Fall Painting ClassJoin 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

Hikers and cyclists on the Old Appalachian Trail

Saturday, November 20, 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 | Woodlands Guided 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

  • 11AM – 1:30PM | A Gathering: Remaining Anchored Through AutumnAn herbal session and nutritional cooking demonstration combined with a community experience. The benefits of local herbs and foods are shared in a way that our guests can use to maximize their own self- care practices in congruence with the shift of the seasons. | Contact the Auberge Spa at 276.222.3965 to Reserve

Friends drinking beer at the 19th Pub at Primland Resort, Blue Ridge Mountains

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

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  • 11 AM – 11 PM | Drinksgiving in the 19th Pub | Reserve through Guest Services at 276.222.3940

Holiday dinner with turkey

Thanksgiving Day | Thursday, November 25, 2021

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  • 9 AM – 12 PM | Macy’s Day Parade in the Theatre – Join us for this classic Thanksgiving Day tradition, beloved by young and old.

  • 11 AM – 11 PM – Game Day Food & Football – Cheer for your favorite team as you relax with good food and friends. | 19th Pub

  • 1 PM – 11 PM | Appalachian Harvest – Enjoy gathering around the dinner table with family and friends at either Elements, Stables Saloon or 19th Pub. | Elements (2-8 PM), Stables Saloon (2-6:30 PM), 19th Pub (11 AM – 11 PM). Reserve through Guest Services at 276.222.3940

  • 8 PM |“Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” – Meet in the Theater to watch this classic fall movie.

Friday, November 26, 2021

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  • Morning | Christmas has Arrived at Primland – Wake up the morning after Thanksgiving and Primland has welcomed the holiday season. Enjoy wandering around to see what the holiday elves have created for the holidays. Even though you are away from home, Santa has set up a mailbox for your  “Letters to Santa” and the holiday elves will make sure they are delivered to the North Pole | Complimentary

  • 9 AM | Turkey TrotRun off your Thanksgiving Feast at our 4th Annual Turkey Trot  which winds through the woods and over the golf course. | Complimentary

  • 3-6 PM | The Great Hall Magic ShowIn the Great Hall, Professor Twist will mystify you with magic tricks and illusions. | Complimentary

Horse-drawn hayride

Saturday, November 27, 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 | Woodlands Guided 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

  • 11 AM – 4 PM | Old Fashioned Hayrides – Enjoy a crisp Fall day hayride to the Old Home Place for family games, hot apple cider and s’mores.  Learn the history of moonshine at the Old Home Place Still with moonshine tastings. | $30 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

Banjo player at Primland Resort, Blue Ridge Mountains
Banjo player at Primland Resort, Blue Ridge Mountains

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