COVID-19 Update: Earthshine Lodge is reopening to guests 5/22/20. While we are looking forward to welcoming guests back to the lodge, we are committed to ensuring that we do this safely for everyone concerned, including our guests, our staff, and our community. Click here for our COVID-19 Policies. 

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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

August 2019

GRAND OPENING

August 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
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Come experience what Earthshine Lodge has to offer at the Grand Opening. Celebrate the legacy of the past 30 years of Earthshine adventures as well as the new vision for the future. We are adding more activities so check back regularly for more information. On site activities for all ages include: Free kids activities & crafts Hike with a llama Climbing wall Earthshine rummage sale Raffle / Prizes Yoga AND MORE!  

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October 2019

Soul Flow Painting

October 31, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
$45

Get lost in this soul freeing painting experience! In this class, students are guided by their Instructor in ways to unleash their creativity. Students are provided with unique paint application tools including but not limited to hula hoops, sticks, bottle caps, stones, and much more! With Instructor guidance and a musical playlist that is sure to ignite your creative side, students unleash their own movements while using the unique tools provided to apply layers of acrylic paint to their canvas.…

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November 2019

Slow Flow Painting

November 5, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
$45

Get lost in this soul freeing painting experience! In this class, students are guided by their Instructor in ways to unleash their creativity. Students are provided with unique paint application tools including but not limited to hula hoops, sticks, bottle caps, stones, and much more! With Instructor guidance and a musical playlist that is sure to ignite your creative side, students unleash their own movements while using the unique tools provided to apply layers of acrylic paint to their canvas.…

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Team Building and Facilitation Mini-Conference

November 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States

Join us for a day of learning and visioning with others that work with youth. This event is designed for all of you who work with youth--educators, after school programs, camps, youth workers, coaches, and more! 4 workshops, large group activities, opportunities for reflection and growth (and even lunch) are included in this experience! Team Building & Facilitation Mini-Conference Schedule Workshops include: • The top ten team building activities & improving your facilitation skills. (with Jim Cain) • Nature connection…

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December 2019

An Appalachian Christmas Holiday Package

December 6, 2019 - December 8, 2019
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One event on December 13, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on December 20, 2019 at 12:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
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This is one of our favorite times of the year! There will be roaring fires in the stone fireplaces, holiday decor galore, and hot chocolate at the ready.  And don’t forget the best part – brunch with Santa included! The weekend packages include: Two nights at the lodge (private room with a queen bed, loft with two twin beds, balcony, private bathroom) Hearty mountain breakfast on Saturday morning Dinner Saturday evening Brunch with Santa on Sunday morning Holiday movies on…

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Christmas Village & Craft Market

December 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on December 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
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Support local artisans in a traditional holiday craft market. Our pioneer village around the pond is transformed into a Christmas village complete with carolers, hot chocolate, roasted chestnuts, and mulled wine. Come to wander the village with your family to get in the holiday spirit or pick up a few gifts for your list. Children will enjoy making Christmas crafts, climbing with an elf at our rock wall, and making ornaments at our blacksmith shop.  Saturdays 1-5pm (December 7th, 14th,…

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Brunch with Santa

December 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on December 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on December 22, 2019 at 9:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
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Spend time with Santa while dining on a special holiday brunch. Don’t forget to bring your list and get a few pictures! Brunch is included with your package if you are a guest at the lodge. If you are just coming for brunch, be sure to make a reservation. Many traditional holiday treats will be served, check back for a full menu and more details: Buffet style brunch Holiday deserts Santa walks around during brunch and will also take time…

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An Appalachian Christmas Holiday Package

December 13, 2019 - December 15, 2019
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One event on December 13, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on December 20, 2019 at 12:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
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This is one of our favorite times of the year! There will be roaring fires in the stone fireplaces, holiday decor galore, and hot chocolate at the ready.  And don’t forget the best part – brunch with Santa included! The weekend packages include: Two nights at the lodge (private room with a queen bed, loft with two twin beds, balcony, private bathroom) Hearty mountain breakfast on Saturday morning Dinner Saturday evening Brunch with Santa on Sunday morning Holiday movies on…

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Christmas Village & Craft Market

December 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on December 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
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Support local artisans in a traditional holiday craft market. Our pioneer village around the pond is transformed into a Christmas village complete with carolers, hot chocolate, roasted chestnuts, and mulled wine. Come to wander the village with your family to get in the holiday spirit or pick up a few gifts for your list. Children will enjoy making Christmas crafts, climbing with an elf at our rock wall, and making ornaments at our blacksmith shop.  Saturdays 1-5pm (December 7th, 14th,…

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Brunch with Santa

December 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on December 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on December 22, 2019 at 9:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
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Spend time with Santa while dining on a special holiday brunch. Don’t forget to bring your list and get a few pictures! Brunch is included with your package if you are a guest at the lodge. If you are just coming for brunch, be sure to make a reservation. Many traditional holiday treats will be served, check back for a full menu and more details: Buffet style brunch Holiday deserts Santa walks around during brunch and will also take time…

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An Appalachian Christmas Holiday Package

December 20, 2019 - December 22, 2019
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One event on December 13, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on December 20, 2019 at 12:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
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This is one of our favorite times of the year! There will be roaring fires in the stone fireplaces, holiday decor galore, and hot chocolate at the ready.  And don’t forget the best part – brunch with Santa included! The weekend packages include: Two nights at the lodge (private room with a queen bed, loft with two twin beds, balcony, private bathroom) Hearty mountain breakfast on Saturday morning Dinner Saturday evening Brunch with Santa on Sunday morning Holiday movies on…

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Christmas Village & Craft Market

December 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on December 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
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Support local artisans in a traditional holiday craft market. Our pioneer village around the pond is transformed into a Christmas village complete with carolers, hot chocolate, roasted chestnuts, and mulled wine. Come to wander the village with your family to get in the holiday spirit or pick up a few gifts for your list. Children will enjoy making Christmas crafts, climbing with an elf at our rock wall, and making ornaments at our blacksmith shop.  Saturdays 1-5pm (December 7th, 14th,…

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Brunch with Santa

December 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on December 22, 2019 at 9:00 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
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Spend time with Santa while dining on a special holiday brunch. Don’t forget to bring your list and get a few pictures! Brunch is included with your package if you are a guest at the lodge. If you are just coming for brunch, be sure to make a reservation. Many traditional holiday treats will be served, check back for a full menu and more details: Buffet style brunch Holiday deserts Santa walks around during brunch and will also take time…

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March 2020

Hike with a Llama

March 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on May 23, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 22, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 18, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 31, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 25, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
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Visit the beautiful Western North Carolina scenery with your very own llama bestie! Your llama hangs out with you while you learn the ropes on how to best handle your animal, go on a hike around the Earthshine property, enjoy the ridge line views, and hang out with your new friend on the lawn. The experience with your llama lasts an hour and a half. Be sure to bring your phone/camera for those coveted llama selfies! Price depends on how…

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May 2020

Hike with a Llama

May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on May 23, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 22, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 18, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 31, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 25, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm

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

Visit the beautiful Western North Carolina scenery with your very own llama bestie! Your llama hangs out with you while you learn the ropes on how to best handle your animal, go on a hike around the Earthshine property, enjoy the ridge line views, and hang out with your new friend on the lawn. The experience with your llama lasts an hour and a half. Be sure to bring your phone/camera for those coveted llama selfies! Price depends on how…

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Climbing Wall

May 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2020

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

The Earthshine Lodge climbing wall is operated by experienced adventure staff. The climbing wall has different routes to make the experience more or less challenging for each participant. If you've always wanted to try climbing, the Earthshine wall is a great place to start. Pre-registration is required.($15/non-guests for 1-2 hours) Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy the views at Earthshine after your activity! Register here.

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Hike with a Llama

May 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on May 23, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 22, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 18, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 31, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 25, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm

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

Visit the beautiful Western North Carolina scenery with your very own llama bestie! Your llama hangs out with you while you learn the ropes on how to best handle your animal, go on a hike around the Earthshine property, enjoy the ridge line views, and hang out with your new friend on the lawn. The experience with your llama lasts an hour and a half. Be sure to bring your phone/camera for those coveted llama selfies! Price depends on how…

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