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Earthshine Lodge

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1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
(828) 862-4207 www.EarthshineNC.com

June 2021

How to Build the Ultimate Campfire & S’more Making

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2021

One event on August 11, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 25, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$15
girl with s'more

Learn all sorts of cool ways to make awesome and safe campfires, then try your new favorite technique as you build your own fire with your family or friends. Of course, the best way to test your campfire is to make s'mores and we'll have all the marshmallows, graham crackers, and chocolate you need. Cost: $15 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: All ages welcome (Children must be accompanied by an adult.) Led by: Moriah Other…

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Blacksmithing and Brews

June 23 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 4, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 31, 2021

One event on June 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 26, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 28, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$95
Blacksmithing

Ever wanted to try your hand at blacksmithing? Here’s your chance to experience the basics of shaping hot steel with a hammer and anvil in our unforgettable Blacksmithing and Brews workshop. You’ll fire up the forge with our seasoned educator Mo, who’s been teaching hands-on living history at Earthshine for over sixteen years. He’ll guide you every step of the way, helping you work a piece of rough steel into a one of a kind, hand crafted knife form you…

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Blacksmithing Basics for Kids

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 8, 2021

One event on August 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 26, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$35
Blacksmithing

Our Blacksmithing & Brews experience has been so popular, we didn't want to leave anyone out of the fun! Our seasoned educator Mo has been teaching hands-on living history at Earthshine for over sixteen years. Under his expert guidance, kids will all have the chance to stoke the coal fire, hammer glowing metal straight from forge, and learn all kinds of the stories behind the craft. Everyone will get to make their own hand-forged souvenir to take home. We’ll emphasize…

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Creek Hike & Gem Mining

June 24 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2021

One event on June 19, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 3, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$15

Put on your water shoes and bathing suits, and join us for a creek exploration - hiking up one of our favorite creeks! Embrace summer by cooling off and going on an aquatic adventure together. Highlights include gem mining along the way in the creek and an Earthshine sliding rock experience.  A fun summer outing for families! All participants must be comfortable in water, and be able to bend over and crawl up moving water on their hands and feet. …

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Wilderness Skills

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 17, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 25, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 1, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 5, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 13, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 19, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$20

Ever wonder what to do if you're lost in the wild? Join one of our experienced instructors for a fun and adventurous jaunt through the wilderness where you'll learn to build a debris shelter, collect and treat water, build a fire, and discuss the essentials to make sure you're prepared any time you are headed out on a hike in the woods.  Cost: $20 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: Ages 5+ (Children must be accompanied…

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Archery/ Tomahawk Throwing

June 25 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday, repeating until July 2, 2021

One event on May 29, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 27, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$20

Enjoy a short hike through the Earthshine Lodge 76-acre property and learn the basics of shooting and throwing. Our instructor(s) will show you the basics, give you some pointers, and maintain a safe archery and tomahawk throwing range. Equipment is provided. Cost: $20 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: About 2 hours Ages: Ages 5+ (Children must accompanied by an adult.) Led by: Earthshine staff Other Info: Be sure to wear clothes comfortable to hiking in the summer -…

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Guided Nature Hike

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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One event on June 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 26, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 2, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 6, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 13, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 27, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$15

Love learning cool stuff about nature? Join us for a hike on one of our private trails and learn about cool critters, flowers, trees and our amazing mountain ecology! Earthshine is located on 76 acres of mountaintop property and the hike takes place on Earthshine's forest trails. You never know what you'll find on these awesomely educational hikes! Cost: $15 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: about 2 hours Ages: All ages welcome Led by: Moriah Other Info: Be…

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Blacksmithing and Brews

June 26 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 4, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 31, 2021

One event on June 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 26, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 28, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$95
Blacksmithing

Ever wanted to try your hand at blacksmithing? Here’s your chance to experience the basics of shaping hot steel with a hammer and anvil in our unforgettable Blacksmithing and Brews workshop. You’ll fire up the forge with our seasoned educator Mo, who’s been teaching hands-on living history at Earthshine for over sixteen years. He’ll guide you every step of the way, helping you work a piece of rough steel into a one of a kind, hand crafted knife form you…

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Adventure Quest

June 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2021

One event on August 4, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$15

A fun, guided scavenger hunt through the forest! Follow clues to find your way through the woods and learn all sorts of cool nature facts along the way. Be ready for an adventure! Ages 5+ Cost: $15 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: Ages 5 and over (Children  must be accompanied by an adult.) Led by: Moriah Other Info: Be sure to wear comfortable shoes for hiking and bring sunscreen and bug spray Register at https://earthshinenc.com/product/activities/ Please see our Frequently Asked…

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Blacksmithing and Brews

June 30 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 4, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 31, 2021

One event on June 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 26, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 28, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$95
Blacksmithing

Ever wanted to try your hand at blacksmithing? Here’s your chance to experience the basics of shaping hot steel with a hammer and anvil in our unforgettable Blacksmithing and Brews workshop. You’ll fire up the forge with our seasoned educator Mo, who’s been teaching hands-on living history at Earthshine for over sixteen years. He’ll guide you every step of the way, helping you work a piece of rough steel into a one of a kind, hand crafted knife form you…

Find out more »

Llama Hike Experience

June 30 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2021

One event on May 31, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on May 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on June 30, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on July 18, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind hike in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains with our friendly llamas! Hikers will learn about our famous llamas' interesting histories and how to safely handle the animals before heading out on a hike with gorgeous mountaintop views on our private trails. Each family/ group gets 1 to 3 lovable llamas to share and there’s plenty of time for llama cuddles and, of course, llama selfies! This moderate hike is around 1 mile long and does require requires…

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July 2021

Wilderness Skills

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 17, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 25, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 1, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 5, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 13, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 19, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$20

Ever wonder what to do if you're lost in the wild? Join one of our experienced instructors for a fun and adventurous jaunt through the wilderness where you'll learn to build a debris shelter, collect and treat water, build a fire, and discuss the essentials to make sure you're prepared any time you are headed out on a hike in the woods.  Cost: $20 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: Ages 5+ (Children must be accompanied…

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Creek Hike & Gem Mining

July 1 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2021

One event on June 19, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 3, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$15

Put on your water shoes and bathing suits, and join us for a creek exploration - hiking up one of our favorite creeks! Embrace summer by cooling off and going on an aquatic adventure together. Highlights include gem mining along the way in the creek and an Earthshine sliding rock experience.  A fun summer outing for families! All participants must be comfortable in water, and be able to bend over and crawl up moving water on their hands and feet. …

Find out more »

Guided Nature Hike

July 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 26, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 2, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 6, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 13, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 27, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$15

Love learning cool stuff about nature? Join us for a hike on one of our private trails and learn about cool critters, flowers, trees and our amazing mountain ecology! Earthshine is located on 76 acres of mountaintop property and the hike takes place on Earthshine's forest trails. You never know what you'll find on these awesomely educational hikes! Cost: $15 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: about 2 hours Ages: All ages welcome Led by: Moriah Other Info: Be…

Find out more »

Llama Hike Experience

July 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2021

One event on May 31, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on May 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on June 30, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on July 18, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on July 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind hike in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains with our friendly llamas! Hikers will learn about our famous llamas' interesting histories and how to safely handle the animals before heading out on a hike with gorgeous mountaintop views on our private trails. Each family/ group gets 1 to 3 lovable llamas to share and there’s plenty of time for llama cuddles and, of course, llama selfies! This moderate hike is around 1 mile long and does require requires…

Find out more »

Llama Hike Experience

July 2 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2021

One event on May 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on May 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on June 30, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on July 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind hike in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains with our friendly llamas! Hikers will learn about our famous llamas' interesting histories and how to safely handle the animals before heading out on a hike with gorgeous mountaintop views on our private trails. Each family/ group gets 1 to 3 lovable llamas to share and there’s plenty of time for llama cuddles and, of course, llama selfies! This moderate hike is around 1 mile long and does require requires…

Find out more »

Blacksmithing and Brews

July 2 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 4, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 31, 2021

One event on June 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 26, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 28, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$95
Blacksmithing

Ever wanted to try your hand at blacksmithing? Here’s your chance to experience the basics of shaping hot steel with a hammer and anvil in our unforgettable Blacksmithing and Brews workshop. You’ll fire up the forge with our seasoned educator Mo, who’s been teaching hands-on living history at Earthshine for over sixteen years. He’ll guide you every step of the way, helping you work a piece of rough steel into a one of a kind, hand crafted knife form you…

Find out more »

Llama Hike Experience

July 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2021

One event on May 31, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on May 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on June 30, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on July 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on July 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind hike in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains with our friendly llamas! Hikers will learn about our famous llamas' interesting histories and how to safely handle the animals before heading out on a hike with gorgeous mountaintop views on our private trails. Each family/ group gets 1 to 3 lovable llamas to share and there’s plenty of time for llama cuddles and, of course, llama selfies! This moderate hike is around 1 mile long and does require requires…

Find out more »

Hands on History: Cherokee Culture

July 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 3, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 31, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$25

Experience life in the 1800s! Earthshine has a 30-year history of providing educational living history experiences and our Cherokee and Pioneer "Hands-on History" experiences provide guests with historical perspective and hands-on activities. Cherokee experiences may include fire building, archery, a primitive clay project, and/or a nature walk. Pioneer experiences may include blacksmithing, candle making, fire building, and/or wool spinning. Cost: $25 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: All ages welcome (Children must be accompanied by an…

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Creek Hike & Gem Mining

July 3 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2021

One event on June 19, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 3, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$15

Put on your water shoes and bathing suits, and join us for a creek exploration - hiking up one of our favorite creeks! Embrace summer by cooling off and going on an aquatic adventure together. Highlights include gem mining along the way in the creek and an Earthshine sliding rock experience.  A fun summer outing for families! All participants must be comfortable in water, and be able to bend over and crawl up moving water on their hands and feet. …

Find out more »

Nature Art

July 3 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on July 3, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$30

Get inspired by all that nature has to offer and get creative! Class led by: M Rathsack Registration fee: $30.00 (includes all materials) Please email m.rathsack.art@hotmail.com if you have any questions about the class or projects Register at https://earthshinenc.com/product/activities/ Each week will feature a new project (such as pictured): Paper Making: Create your own sheets of paper using recycled paper, cotton linters, and a variety of floral additives. Hardback Journal: Make your own journal - Learn how to sew a…

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Family Sip & Paint

July 3 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on June 19, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 3, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 17, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 31, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on August 21, 2021 at 3:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$35

Enjoy an afternoon of refreshments and art at the lodge! A glass of wine or a beer is included for parents and those under 21 can enjoy sweet tea, hot chocolate, juice, or sparkling water while working on a nature-themed painting under the instruction of our art teacher, M. Class led by: M Rathsack The registration fee is $35.00 and includes: All materials: 11x14 canvas, paint, brushes, water cups, paper towels One glass of wine, beer, or non-alcoholic beverages (additional…

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Private Event

July 4 - July 6
Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map

Did you know that you can rent the entire Earthshine property for your event? Call 828-862-4207 for pricing and more information.

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How to Build the Ultimate Campfire & S’more Making

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2021

One event on August 11, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 25, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$15
girl with s'more

Learn all sorts of cool ways to make awesome and safe campfires, then try your new favorite technique as you build your own fire with your family or friends. Of course, the best way to test your campfire is to make s'mores and we'll have all the marshmallows, graham crackers, and chocolate you need. Cost: $15 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: All ages welcome (Children must be accompanied by an adult.) Led by: Moriah Other…

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Blacksmithing and Brews

July 7 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 4, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 31, 2021

One event on June 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 26, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 28, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$95
Blacksmithing

Ever wanted to try your hand at blacksmithing? Here’s your chance to experience the basics of shaping hot steel with a hammer and anvil in our unforgettable Blacksmithing and Brews workshop. You’ll fire up the forge with our seasoned educator Mo, who’s been teaching hands-on living history at Earthshine for over sixteen years. He’ll guide you every step of the way, helping you work a piece of rough steel into a one of a kind, hand crafted knife form you…

Find out more »

Blacksmithing Basics for Kids

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 8, 2021

One event on August 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 26, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$35
Blacksmithing

Our Blacksmithing & Brews experience has been so popular, we didn't want to leave anyone out of the fun! Our seasoned educator Mo has been teaching hands-on living history at Earthshine for over sixteen years. Under his expert guidance, kids will all have the chance to stoke the coal fire, hammer glowing metal straight from forge, and learn all kinds of the stories behind the craft. Everyone will get to make their own hand-forged souvenir to take home. We’ll emphasize…

Find out more »

Creek Hike & Gem Mining

July 8 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2021

One event on June 19, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 3, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$15

Put on your water shoes and bathing suits, and join us for a creek exploration - hiking up one of our favorite creeks! Embrace summer by cooling off and going on an aquatic adventure together. Highlights include gem mining along the way in the creek and an Earthshine sliding rock experience.  A fun summer outing for families! All participants must be comfortable in water, and be able to bend over and crawl up moving water on their hands and feet. …

Find out more »

Private Event

July 9 - July 11
Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map

Did you know that you can rent the entire Earthshine property for your event? Call 828-862-4207 for pricing and more information.

Find out more »

Private Event

July 12
Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map

Did you know that you can rent the entire Earthshine property for your event? Call 828-862-4207 for pricing and more information.

Find out more »

Adventure Quest

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2021

One event on August 4, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$15

A fun, guided scavenger hunt through the forest! Follow clues to find your way through the woods and learn all sorts of cool nature facts along the way. Be ready for an adventure! Ages 5+ Cost: $15 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: Ages 5 and over (Children  must be accompanied by an adult.) Led by: Moriah Other Info: Be sure to wear comfortable shoes for hiking and bring sunscreen and bug spray Register at https://earthshinenc.com/product/activities/ Please see our Frequently Asked…

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Blacksmithing and Brews

July 14 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on June 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 28, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$95
Blacksmithing

Ever wanted to try your hand at blacksmithing? Here’s your chance to experience the basics of shaping hot steel with a hammer and anvil in our unforgettable Blacksmithing and Brews workshop. You’ll fire up the forge with our seasoned educator Mo, who’s been teaching hands-on living history at Earthshine for over sixteen years. He’ll guide you every step of the way, helping you work a piece of rough steel into a one of a kind, hand crafted knife form you…

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Wilderness Skills

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 1, 2021 at 10:00 am

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One event on August 5, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 13, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 19, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$20

Ever wonder what to do if you're lost in the wild? Join one of our experienced instructors for a fun and adventurous jaunt through the wilderness where you'll learn to build a debris shelter, collect and treat water, build a fire, and discuss the essentials to make sure you're prepared any time you are headed out on a hike in the woods.  Cost: $20 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: Ages 5+ (Children must be accompanied…

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Llama Hike Experience

July 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2021

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One event on May 31, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on May 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on June 30, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on July 18, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on July 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind hike in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains with our friendly llamas! Hikers will learn about our famous llamas' interesting histories and how to safely handle the animals before heading out on a hike with gorgeous mountaintop views on our private trails. Each family/ group gets 1 to 3 lovable llamas to share and there’s plenty of time for llama cuddles and, of course, llama selfies! This moderate hike is around 1 mile long and does require requires…

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Llama Hike Experience

July 15 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on May 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on May 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on June 30, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on July 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind hike in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains with our friendly llamas! Hikers will learn about our famous llamas' interesting histories and how to safely handle the animals before heading out on a hike with gorgeous mountaintop views on our private trails. Each family/ group gets 1 to 3 lovable llamas to share and there’s plenty of time for llama cuddles and, of course, llama selfies! This moderate hike is around 1 mile long and does require requires…

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Archery/ Tomahawk Throwing

July 15 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on May 29, 2021 at 10:00 am

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One event on June 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 27, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$20

Enjoy a short hike through the Earthshine Lodge 76-acre property and learn the basics of shooting and throwing. Our instructor(s) will show you the basics, give you some pointers, and maintain a safe archery and tomahawk throwing range. Equipment is provided. Cost: $20 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: About 2 hours Ages: Ages 5+ (Children must accompanied by an adult.) Led by: Earthshine staff Other Info: Be sure to wear clothes comfortable to hiking in the summer -…

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Guided Nature Hike

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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One event on June 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 26, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 2, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 6, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 13, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 27, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$15

Love learning cool stuff about nature? Join us for a hike on one of our private trails and learn about cool critters, flowers, trees and our amazing mountain ecology! Earthshine is located on 76 acres of mountaintop property and the hike takes place on Earthshine's forest trails. You never know what you'll find on these awesomely educational hikes! Cost: $15 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: about 2 hours Ages: All ages welcome Led by: Moriah Other Info: Be…

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Blacksmithing and Brews

July 16 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 4, 2021

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One event on June 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 26, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 28, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$95
Blacksmithing

Ever wanted to try your hand at blacksmithing? Here’s your chance to experience the basics of shaping hot steel with a hammer and anvil in our unforgettable Blacksmithing and Brews workshop. You’ll fire up the forge with our seasoned educator Mo, who’s been teaching hands-on living history at Earthshine for over sixteen years. He’ll guide you every step of the way, helping you work a piece of rough steel into a one of a kind, hand crafted knife form you…

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Hands-on History: Pioneer Living

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 17, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$25

Earthshine has a 30-year history of providing educational living history experiences. Our Cherokee and Pioneer "Hands-on History" experiences provide guests with historical perspective and hands-on activities to learn about life in the 1800s. Cherokee experiences may include fire building, archery, a primitive clay project, and / or a nature walk. Pioneer experiences may include blacksmithing, candle making, fire building, fishing, and / or wool spinning. Cost: $25 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: All ages welcome…

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Nature Hike & Art

July 17 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 17, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 21, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$20

Earthshine Lodge is located on 76 acres of mountaintop property with some of the best views in Transylvania County. Take a guided hike on Earthshine's trails and learn all sorts of wild and wacky nature facts. When we're done with hiking, we'll head to a "secret spot" to create fun art projects out of natural objects, like fairy and gnome houses and rhododendron crowns! Cost: $20 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: about 1 hour and 30 mins Ages:…

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Family Sip & Paint

July 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on July 17, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 31, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on August 21, 2021 at 3:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$35

Enjoy an afternoon of refreshments and art at the lodge! A glass of wine or a beer is included for parents and those under 21 can enjoy sweet tea, hot chocolate, juice, or sparkling water while working on a nature-themed painting under the instruction of our art teacher, M. Class led by: M Rathsack The registration fee is $35.00 and includes: All materials: 11x14 canvas, paint, brushes, water cups, paper towels One glass of wine, beer, or non-alcoholic beverages (additional…

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Llama Hike Experience

July 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2021

One event on May 31, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on May 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on June 30, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on July 18, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on July 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind hike in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains with our friendly llamas! Hikers will learn about our famous llamas' interesting histories and how to safely handle the animals before heading out on a hike with gorgeous mountaintop views on our private trails. Each family/ group gets 1 to 3 lovable llamas to share and there’s plenty of time for llama cuddles and, of course, llama selfies! This moderate hike is around 1 mile long and does require requires…

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Llama Hike Experience

July 18 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2021

One event on May 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on May 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on June 30, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on July 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind hike in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains with our friendly llamas! Hikers will learn about our famous llamas' interesting histories and how to safely handle the animals before heading out on a hike with gorgeous mountaintop views on our private trails. Each family/ group gets 1 to 3 lovable llamas to share and there’s plenty of time for llama cuddles and, of course, llama selfies! This moderate hike is around 1 mile long and does require requires…

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How to Build the Ultimate Campfire & S’more Making

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2021

One event on August 11, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 25, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$15
girl with s'more

Learn all sorts of cool ways to make awesome and safe campfires, then try your new favorite technique as you build your own fire with your family or friends. Of course, the best way to test your campfire is to make s'mores and we'll have all the marshmallows, graham crackers, and chocolate you need. Cost: $15 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: All ages welcome (Children must be accompanied by an adult.) Led by: Moriah Other…

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Blacksmithing and Brews

July 21 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 4, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 31, 2021

One event on June 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 26, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 28, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$95
Blacksmithing

Ever wanted to try your hand at blacksmithing? Here’s your chance to experience the basics of shaping hot steel with a hammer and anvil in our unforgettable Blacksmithing and Brews workshop. You’ll fire up the forge with our seasoned educator Mo, who’s been teaching hands-on living history at Earthshine for over sixteen years. He’ll guide you every step of the way, helping you work a piece of rough steel into a one of a kind, hand crafted knife form you…

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Private Event

July 22 - July 25
Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map

Did you know that you can rent the entire Earthshine property for your event? Call 828-862-4207 for pricing and more information.

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Private Event

July 28 - July 30
Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map

Did you know that you can rent the entire Earthshine property for your event? Call 828-862-4207 for pricing and more information.

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Adventure Quest

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2021

One event on August 4, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$15

A fun, guided scavenger hunt through the forest! Follow clues to find your way through the woods and learn all sorts of cool nature facts along the way. Be ready for an adventure! Ages 5+ Cost: $15 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: Ages 5 and over (Children  must be accompanied by an adult.) Led by: Moriah Other Info: Be sure to wear comfortable shoes for hiking and bring sunscreen and bug spray Register at https://earthshinenc.com/product/activities/ Please see our Frequently Asked…

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Hands on History: Cherokee Culture

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 3, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 31, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$25

Experience life in the 1800s! Earthshine has a 30-year history of providing educational living history experiences and our Cherokee and Pioneer "Hands-on History" experiences provide guests with historical perspective and hands-on activities. Cherokee experiences may include fire building, archery, a primitive clay project, and/or a nature walk. Pioneer experiences may include blacksmithing, candle making, fire building, and/or wool spinning. Cost: $25 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: All ages welcome (Children must be accompanied by an…

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Llama Hike Experience

July 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2021

One event on May 31, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on May 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on June 30, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on July 18, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on July 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind hike in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains with our friendly llamas! Hikers will learn about our famous llamas' interesting histories and how to safely handle the animals before heading out on a hike with gorgeous mountaintop views on our private trails. Each family/ group gets 1 to 3 lovable llamas to share and there’s plenty of time for llama cuddles and, of course, llama selfies! This moderate hike is around 1 mile long and does require requires…

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Creek Hike & Gem Mining

July 31 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2021

One event on June 19, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 3, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$15

Put on your water shoes and bathing suits, and join us for a creek exploration - hiking up one of our favorite creeks! Embrace summer by cooling off and going on an aquatic adventure together. Highlights include gem mining along the way in the creek and an Earthshine sliding rock experience.  A fun summer outing for families! All participants must be comfortable in water, and be able to bend over and crawl up moving water on their hands and feet. …

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Nature Art

July 31 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on July 3, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$30

Get inspired by all that nature has to offer and get creative! Class led by: M Rathsack Registration fee: $30.00 (includes all materials) Please email m.rathsack.art@hotmail.com if you have any questions about the class or projects Register at https://earthshinenc.com/product/activities/ Each week will feature a new project (such as pictured): Paper Making: Create your own sheets of paper using recycled paper, cotton linters, and a variety of floral additives. Hardback Journal: Make your own journal - Learn how to sew a…

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Llama Hike Experience

July 31 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2021

One event on May 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on May 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on June 30, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on July 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind hike in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains with our friendly llamas! Hikers will learn about our famous llamas' interesting histories and how to safely handle the animals before heading out on a hike with gorgeous mountaintop views on our private trails. Each family/ group gets 1 to 3 lovable llamas to share and there’s plenty of time for llama cuddles and, of course, llama selfies! This moderate hike is around 1 mile long and does require requires…

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Family Sip & Paint

July 31 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on June 19, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 3, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 17, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 31, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on August 21, 2021 at 3:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$35

Enjoy an afternoon of refreshments and art at the lodge! A glass of wine or a beer is included for parents and those under 21 can enjoy sweet tea, hot chocolate, juice, or sparkling water while working on a nature-themed painting under the instruction of our art teacher, M. Class led by: M Rathsack The registration fee is $35.00 and includes: All materials: 11x14 canvas, paint, brushes, water cups, paper towels One glass of wine, beer, or non-alcoholic beverages (additional…

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August 2021

Adventure Quest

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2021

One event on August 4, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$15

A fun, guided scavenger hunt through the forest! Follow clues to find your way through the woods and learn all sorts of cool nature facts along the way. Be ready for an adventure! Ages 5+ Cost: $15 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: Ages 5 and over (Children  must be accompanied by an adult.) Led by: Moriah Other Info: Be sure to wear comfortable shoes for hiking and bring sunscreen and bug spray Register at https://earthshinenc.com/product/activities/ Please see our Frequently Asked…

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Blacksmithing and Brews

August 4 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 4, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 31, 2021

One event on June 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 26, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 28, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$95
Blacksmithing

Ever wanted to try your hand at blacksmithing? Here’s your chance to experience the basics of shaping hot steel with a hammer and anvil in our unforgettable Blacksmithing and Brews workshop. You’ll fire up the forge with our seasoned educator Mo, who’s been teaching hands-on living history at Earthshine for over sixteen years. He’ll guide you every step of the way, helping you work a piece of rough steel into a one of a kind, hand crafted knife form you…

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Wilderness Skills

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 17, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 25, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 1, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 5, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 13, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 19, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$20

Ever wonder what to do if you're lost in the wild? Join one of our experienced instructors for a fun and adventurous jaunt through the wilderness where you'll learn to build a debris shelter, collect and treat water, build a fire, and discuss the essentials to make sure you're prepared any time you are headed out on a hike in the woods.  Cost: $20 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: Ages 5+ (Children must be accompanied…

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Creek Hike & Gem Mining

August 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2021

One event on June 19, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 3, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$15

Put on your water shoes and bathing suits, and join us for a creek exploration - hiking up one of our favorite creeks! Embrace summer by cooling off and going on an aquatic adventure together. Highlights include gem mining along the way in the creek and an Earthshine sliding rock experience.  A fun summer outing for families! All participants must be comfortable in water, and be able to bend over and crawl up moving water on their hands and feet. …

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Guided Nature Hike

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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One event on June 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 26, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 2, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 6, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 13, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 27, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$15

Love learning cool stuff about nature? Join us for a hike on one of our private trails and learn about cool critters, flowers, trees and our amazing mountain ecology! Earthshine is located on 76 acres of mountaintop property and the hike takes place on Earthshine's forest trails. You never know what you'll find on these awesomely educational hikes! Cost: $15 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: about 2 hours Ages: All ages welcome Led by: Moriah Other Info: Be…

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Blacksmithing and Brews

August 6 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on June 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 26, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 28, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$95
Blacksmithing

Ever wanted to try your hand at blacksmithing? Here’s your chance to experience the basics of shaping hot steel with a hammer and anvil in our unforgettable Blacksmithing and Brews workshop. You’ll fire up the forge with our seasoned educator Mo, who’s been teaching hands-on living history at Earthshine for over sixteen years. He’ll guide you every step of the way, helping you work a piece of rough steel into a one of a kind, hand crafted knife form you…

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Hands-on History: Pioneer Living

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$25

Earthshine has a 30-year history of providing educational living history experiences. Our Cherokee and Pioneer "Hands-on History" experiences provide guests with historical perspective and hands-on activities to learn about life in the 1800s. Cherokee experiences may include fire building, archery, a primitive clay project, and / or a nature walk. Pioneer experiences may include blacksmithing, candle making, fire building, fishing, and / or wool spinning. Cost: $25 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: All ages welcome…

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Nature Art

August 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$30

Get inspired by all that nature has to offer and get creative! Class led by: M Rathsack Registration fee: $30.00 (includes all materials) Please email m.rathsack.art@hotmail.com if you have any questions about the class or projects Register at https://earthshinenc.com/product/activities/ Each week will feature a new project (such as pictured): Paper Making: Create your own sheets of paper using recycled paper, cotton linters, and a variety of floral additives. Hardback Journal: Make your own journal - Learn how to sew a…

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Creek Hike & Gem Mining

August 7 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on July 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$15

Put on your water shoes and bathing suits, and join us for a creek exploration - hiking up one of our favorite creeks! Embrace summer by cooling off and going on an aquatic adventure together. Highlights include gem mining along the way in the creek and an Earthshine sliding rock experience.  A fun summer outing for families! All participants must be comfortable in water, and be able to bend over and crawl up moving water on their hands and feet. …

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Family Sip & Paint

August 7 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on July 31, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on August 21, 2021 at 3:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$35

Enjoy an afternoon of refreshments and art at the lodge! A glass of wine or a beer is included for parents and those under 21 can enjoy sweet tea, hot chocolate, juice, or sparkling water while working on a nature-themed painting under the instruction of our art teacher, M. Class led by: M Rathsack The registration fee is $35.00 and includes: All materials: 11x14 canvas, paint, brushes, water cups, paper towels One glass of wine, beer, or non-alcoholic beverages (additional…

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How to Build the Ultimate Campfire & S’more Making

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2021

One event on August 11, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 25, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$15
girl with s'more

Learn all sorts of cool ways to make awesome and safe campfires, then try your new favorite technique as you build your own fire with your family or friends. Of course, the best way to test your campfire is to make s'mores and we'll have all the marshmallows, graham crackers, and chocolate you need. Cost: $15 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: All ages welcome (Children must be accompanied by an adult.) Led by: Moriah Other…

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Blacksmithing and Brews

August 11 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on June 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 26, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 28, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$95
Blacksmithing

Ever wanted to try your hand at blacksmithing? Here’s your chance to experience the basics of shaping hot steel with a hammer and anvil in our unforgettable Blacksmithing and Brews workshop. You’ll fire up the forge with our seasoned educator Mo, who’s been teaching hands-on living history at Earthshine for over sixteen years. He’ll guide you every step of the way, helping you work a piece of rough steel into a one of a kind, hand crafted knife form you…

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Blacksmithing Basics for Kids

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on August 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 26, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$35
Blacksmithing

Our Blacksmithing & Brews experience has been so popular, we didn't want to leave anyone out of the fun! Our seasoned educator Mo has been teaching hands-on living history at Earthshine for over sixteen years. Under his expert guidance, kids will all have the chance to stoke the coal fire, hammer glowing metal straight from forge, and learn all kinds of the stories behind the craft. Everyone will get to make their own hand-forged souvenir to take home. We’ll emphasize…

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Creek Hike & Gem Mining

August 12 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2021

One event on June 19, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 3, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$15

Put on your water shoes and bathing suits, and join us for a creek exploration - hiking up one of our favorite creeks! Embrace summer by cooling off and going on an aquatic adventure together. Highlights include gem mining along the way in the creek and an Earthshine sliding rock experience.  A fun summer outing for families! All participants must be comfortable in water, and be able to bend over and crawl up moving water on their hands and feet. …

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Wilderness Skills

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 5, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 13, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 19, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$20

Ever wonder what to do if you're lost in the wild? Join one of our experienced instructors for a fun and adventurous jaunt through the wilderness where you'll learn to build a debris shelter, collect and treat water, build a fire, and discuss the essentials to make sure you're prepared any time you are headed out on a hike in the woods.  Cost: $20 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: Ages 5+ (Children must be accompanied…

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Llama Hike Experience

August 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2021

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind hike in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains with our friendly llamas! Hikers will learn about our famous llamas' interesting histories and how to safely handle the animals before heading out on a hike with gorgeous mountaintop views on our private trails. Each family/ group gets 1 to 3 lovable llamas to share and there’s plenty of time for llama cuddles and, of course, llama selfies! This moderate hike is around 1 mile long and does require requires…

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Guided Nature Hike

August 13 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 13, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 27, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$15

Love learning cool stuff about nature? Join us for a hike on one of our private trails and learn about cool critters, flowers, trees and our amazing mountain ecology! Earthshine is located on 76 acres of mountaintop property and the hike takes place on Earthshine's forest trails. You never know what you'll find on these awesomely educational hikes! Cost: $15 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: about 2 hours Ages: All ages welcome Led by: Moriah Other Info: Be…

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Archery/ Tomahawk Throwing

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on May 29, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 27, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$20

Enjoy a short hike through the Earthshine Lodge 76-acre property and learn the basics of shooting and throwing. Our instructor(s) will show you the basics, give you some pointers, and maintain a safe archery and tomahawk throwing range. Equipment is provided. Cost: $20 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: About 2 hours Ages: Ages 5+ (Children must accompanied by an adult.) Led by: Earthshine staff Other Info: Be sure to wear clothes comfortable to hiking in the summer -…

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Llama Hike Experience

August 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2021

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind hike in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains with our friendly llamas! Hikers will learn about our famous llamas' interesting histories and how to safely handle the animals before heading out on a hike with gorgeous mountaintop views on our private trails. Each family/ group gets 1 to 3 lovable llamas to share and there’s plenty of time for llama cuddles and, of course, llama selfies! This moderate hike is around 1 mile long and does require requires…

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Nature Art

August 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 7, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$30

Get inspired by all that nature has to offer and get creative! Class led by: M Rathsack Registration fee: $30.00 (includes all materials) Please email m.rathsack.art@hotmail.com if you have any questions about the class or projects Register at https://earthshinenc.com/product/activities/ Each week will feature a new project (such as pictured): Paper Making: Create your own sheets of paper using recycled paper, cotton linters, and a variety of floral additives. Hardback Journal: Make your own journal - Learn how to sew a…

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Blacksmithing and Brews

August 14 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 4, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 31, 2021

One event on June 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 26, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 28, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$95
Blacksmithing

Ever wanted to try your hand at blacksmithing? Here’s your chance to experience the basics of shaping hot steel with a hammer and anvil in our unforgettable Blacksmithing and Brews workshop. You’ll fire up the forge with our seasoned educator Mo, who’s been teaching hands-on living history at Earthshine for over sixteen years. He’ll guide you every step of the way, helping you work a piece of rough steel into a one of a kind, hand crafted knife form you…

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Llama Hike Experience

August 14 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2021

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind hike in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains with our friendly llamas! Hikers will learn about our famous llamas' interesting histories and how to safely handle the animals before heading out on a hike with gorgeous mountaintop views on our private trails. Each family/ group gets 1 to 3 lovable llamas to share and there’s plenty of time for llama cuddles and, of course, llama selfies! This moderate hike is around 1 mile long and does require requires…

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Family Sip & Paint

August 14 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on June 19, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 3, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 17, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 31, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on August 21, 2021 at 3:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$35

Enjoy an afternoon of refreshments and art at the lodge! A glass of wine or a beer is included for parents and those under 21 can enjoy sweet tea, hot chocolate, juice, or sparkling water while working on a nature-themed painting under the instruction of our art teacher, M. Class led by: M Rathsack The registration fee is $35.00 and includes: All materials: 11x14 canvas, paint, brushes, water cups, paper towels One glass of wine, beer, or non-alcoholic beverages (additional…

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Adventure Quest

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2021

One event on August 4, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$15

A fun, guided scavenger hunt through the forest! Follow clues to find your way through the woods and learn all sorts of cool nature facts along the way. Be ready for an adventure! Ages 5+ Cost: $15 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: Ages 5 and over (Children  must be accompanied by an adult.) Led by: Moriah Other Info: Be sure to wear comfortable shoes for hiking and bring sunscreen and bug spray Register at https://earthshinenc.com/product/activities/ Please see our Frequently Asked…

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Blacksmithing and Brews

August 18 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 4, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 31, 2021

One event on June 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 26, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 28, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$95
Blacksmithing

Ever wanted to try your hand at blacksmithing? Here’s your chance to experience the basics of shaping hot steel with a hammer and anvil in our unforgettable Blacksmithing and Brews workshop. You’ll fire up the forge with our seasoned educator Mo, who’s been teaching hands-on living history at Earthshine for over sixteen years. He’ll guide you every step of the way, helping you work a piece of rough steel into a one of a kind, hand crafted knife form you…

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Wilderness Skills

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 17, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 25, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 1, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 5, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 13, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 19, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$20

Ever wonder what to do if you're lost in the wild? Join one of our experienced instructors for a fun and adventurous jaunt through the wilderness where you'll learn to build a debris shelter, collect and treat water, build a fire, and discuss the essentials to make sure you're prepared any time you are headed out on a hike in the woods.  Cost: $20 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: Ages 5+ (Children must be accompanied…

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Creek Hike & Gem Mining

August 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2021

One event on June 19, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 3, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$15

Put on your water shoes and bathing suits, and join us for a creek exploration - hiking up one of our favorite creeks! Embrace summer by cooling off and going on an aquatic adventure together. Highlights include gem mining along the way in the creek and an Earthshine sliding rock experience.  A fun summer outing for families! All participants must be comfortable in water, and be able to bend over and crawl up moving water on their hands and feet. …

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Guided Nature Hike

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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One event on June 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 26, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 2, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 6, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 13, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 27, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$15

Love learning cool stuff about nature? Join us for a hike on one of our private trails and learn about cool critters, flowers, trees and our amazing mountain ecology! Earthshine is located on 76 acres of mountaintop property and the hike takes place on Earthshine's forest trails. You never know what you'll find on these awesomely educational hikes! Cost: $15 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: about 2 hours Ages: All ages welcome Led by: Moriah Other Info: Be…

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Llama Hike Experience

August 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2021

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind hike in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains with our friendly llamas! Hikers will learn about our famous llamas' interesting histories and how to safely handle the animals before heading out on a hike with gorgeous mountaintop views on our private trails. Each family/ group gets 1 to 3 lovable llamas to share and there’s plenty of time for llama cuddles and, of course, llama selfies! This moderate hike is around 1 mile long and does require requires…

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Blacksmithing and Brews

August 20 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 4, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 31, 2021

One event on June 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 26, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 28, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$95
Blacksmithing

Ever wanted to try your hand at blacksmithing? Here’s your chance to experience the basics of shaping hot steel with a hammer and anvil in our unforgettable Blacksmithing and Brews workshop. You’ll fire up the forge with our seasoned educator Mo, who’s been teaching hands-on living history at Earthshine for over sixteen years. He’ll guide you every step of the way, helping you work a piece of rough steel into a one of a kind, hand crafted knife form you…

Find out more »

Llama Hike Experience

August 20 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2021

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind hike in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains with our friendly llamas! Hikers will learn about our famous llamas' interesting histories and how to safely handle the animals before heading out on a hike with gorgeous mountaintop views on our private trails. Each family/ group gets 1 to 3 lovable llamas to share and there’s plenty of time for llama cuddles and, of course, llama selfies! This moderate hike is around 1 mile long and does require requires…

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Hands on History: Cherokee Culture

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 3, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 31, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$25

Experience life in the 1800s! Earthshine has a 30-year history of providing educational living history experiences and our Cherokee and Pioneer "Hands-on History" experiences provide guests with historical perspective and hands-on activities. Cherokee experiences may include fire building, archery, a primitive clay project, and/or a nature walk. Pioneer experiences may include blacksmithing, candle making, fire building, and/or wool spinning. Cost: $25 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: All ages welcome (Children must be accompanied by an…

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Llama Hike Experience

August 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2021

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind hike in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains with our friendly llamas! Hikers will learn about our famous llamas' interesting histories and how to safely handle the animals before heading out on a hike with gorgeous mountaintop views on our private trails. Each family/ group gets 1 to 3 lovable llamas to share and there’s plenty of time for llama cuddles and, of course, llama selfies! This moderate hike is around 1 mile long and does require requires…

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Nature Hike & Art

August 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 17, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 21, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$20

Earthshine Lodge is located on 76 acres of mountaintop property with some of the best views in Transylvania County. Take a guided hike on Earthshine's trails and learn all sorts of wild and wacky nature facts. When we're done with hiking, we'll head to a "secret spot" to create fun art projects out of natural objects, like fairy and gnome houses and rhododendron crowns! Cost: $20 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: about 1 hour and 30 mins Ages:…

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Llama Hike Experience

August 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2021

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind hike in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains with our friendly llamas! Hikers will learn about our famous llamas' interesting histories and how to safely handle the animals before heading out on a hike with gorgeous mountaintop views on our private trails. Each family/ group gets 1 to 3 lovable llamas to share and there’s plenty of time for llama cuddles and, of course, llama selfies! This moderate hike is around 1 mile long and does require requires…

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Family Sip & Paint

August 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on June 19, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 3, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 17, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on July 31, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on August 21, 2021 at 3:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$35

Enjoy an afternoon of refreshments and art at the lodge! A glass of wine or a beer is included for parents and those under 21 can enjoy sweet tea, hot chocolate, juice, or sparkling water while working on a nature-themed painting under the instruction of our art teacher, M. Class led by: M Rathsack The registration fee is $35.00 and includes: All materials: 11x14 canvas, paint, brushes, water cups, paper towels One glass of wine, beer, or non-alcoholic beverages (additional…

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How to Build the Ultimate Campfire & S’more Making

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2021

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Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
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$15
girl with s'more

Learn all sorts of cool ways to make awesome and safe campfires, then try your new favorite technique as you build your own fire with your family or friends. Of course, the best way to test your campfire is to make s'mores and we'll have all the marshmallows, graham crackers, and chocolate you need. Cost: $15 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: All ages welcome (Children must be accompanied by an adult.) Led by: Moriah Other…

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Blacksmithing and Brews

August 25 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
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$95
Blacksmithing

Ever wanted to try your hand at blacksmithing? Here’s your chance to experience the basics of shaping hot steel with a hammer and anvil in our unforgettable Blacksmithing and Brews workshop. You’ll fire up the forge with our seasoned educator Mo, who’s been teaching hands-on living history at Earthshine for over sixteen years. He’ll guide you every step of the way, helping you work a piece of rough steel into a one of a kind, hand crafted knife form you…

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Blacksmithing Basics for Kids

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
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$35
Blacksmithing

Our Blacksmithing & Brews experience has been so popular, we didn't want to leave anyone out of the fun! Our seasoned educator Mo has been teaching hands-on living history at Earthshine for over sixteen years. Under his expert guidance, kids will all have the chance to stoke the coal fire, hammer glowing metal straight from forge, and learn all kinds of the stories behind the craft. Everyone will get to make their own hand-forged souvenir to take home. We’ll emphasize…

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Creek Hike & Gem Mining

August 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
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$15

Put on your water shoes and bathing suits, and join us for a creek exploration - hiking up one of our favorite creeks! Embrace summer by cooling off and going on an aquatic adventure together. Highlights include gem mining along the way in the creek and an Earthshine sliding rock experience.  A fun summer outing for families! All participants must be comfortable in water, and be able to bend over and crawl up moving water on their hands and feet. …

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Archery/ Tomahawk Throwing

August 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
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$20

Enjoy a short hike through the Earthshine Lodge 76-acre property and learn the basics of shooting and throwing. Our instructor(s) will show you the basics, give you some pointers, and maintain a safe archery and tomahawk throwing range. Equipment is provided. Cost: $20 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: About 2 hours Ages: Ages 5+ (Children must accompanied by an adult.) Led by: Earthshine staff Other Info: Be sure to wear clothes comfortable to hiking in the summer -…

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Llama Hike Experience

August 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
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Enjoy a one-of-a-kind hike in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains with our friendly llamas! Hikers will learn about our famous llamas' interesting histories and how to safely handle the animals before heading out on a hike with gorgeous mountaintop views on our private trails. Each family/ group gets 1 to 3 lovable llamas to share and there’s plenty of time for llama cuddles and, of course, llama selfies! This moderate hike is around 1 mile long and does require requires…

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Guided Nature Hike

August 27 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
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$15

Love learning cool stuff about nature? Join us for a hike on one of our private trails and learn about cool critters, flowers, trees and our amazing mountain ecology! Earthshine is located on 76 acres of mountaintop property and the hike takes place on Earthshine's forest trails. You never know what you'll find on these awesomely educational hikes! Cost: $15 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: about 2 hours Ages: All ages welcome Led by: Moriah Other Info: Be…

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Llama Hike Experience

August 27 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2021

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind hike in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains with our friendly llamas! Hikers will learn about our famous llamas' interesting histories and how to safely handle the animals before heading out on a hike with gorgeous mountaintop views on our private trails. Each family/ group gets 1 to 3 lovable llamas to share and there’s plenty of time for llama cuddles and, of course, llama selfies! This moderate hike is around 1 mile long and does require requires…

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Wilderness Skills

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
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$20

Ever wonder what to do if you're lost in the wild? Join one of our experienced instructors for a fun and adventurous jaunt through the wilderness where you'll learn to build a debris shelter, collect and treat water, build a fire, and discuss the essentials to make sure you're prepared any time you are headed out on a hike in the woods.  Cost: $20 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: Ages 5+ (Children must be accompanied…

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Llama Hike Experience

August 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind hike in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains with our friendly llamas! Hikers will learn about our famous llamas' interesting histories and how to safely handle the animals before heading out on a hike with gorgeous mountaintop views on our private trails. Each family/ group gets 1 to 3 lovable llamas to share and there’s plenty of time for llama cuddles and, of course, llama selfies! This moderate hike is around 1 mile long and does require requires…

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Blacksmithing and Brews

August 28 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 28, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
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$95
Blacksmithing

Ever wanted to try your hand at blacksmithing? Here’s your chance to experience the basics of shaping hot steel with a hammer and anvil in our unforgettable Blacksmithing and Brews workshop. You’ll fire up the forge with our seasoned educator Mo, who’s been teaching hands-on living history at Earthshine for over sixteen years. He’ll guide you every step of the way, helping you work a piece of rough steel into a one of a kind, hand crafted knife form you…

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