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August Events and Activities

Farm Animal Visit

Daily

Join us every day for some good ol' animal therapy! Local farm animals will visit the Resort to provide a bit of joy and happiness to our guests. Learn about their world from the farmer as you meet their furry and feathered friends, and their climbing goats! 

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Daily Wine Cellar Tours

Daily 

Experience our complimentary daily guided tour of our Wine Spectator Grand Award-winning Wine Cellar at Restaurant Latour.

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Mountaintop Adventure

Daily

Let your adventurous side take over with our Mountaintop Experience. Watersports, swimming, fishing, hiking and archery await at our pristine lake.   

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Fishing and Archery

Daily

Join us for at our sparkling Quarry Lake, located on property at Grand Cascades Lodge, for guided fishing and archery sessions every day!

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Circus Ninja Warrior

Daily 

Circus Ninja Warrior is back for guests ages 4-12 years old!  Packed with unique fun in a fast, fun, friendly, powerful and positive environment - kids gain the opportunity to experience circus arts such as trapeze swinging, trampoline, juggling, hand to hand balancing, tumbling and more! Children rotate to a new activity every 7-10 minutes, learning a new activity or adding on to what they've already learned! 

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Learn to Fly - Trapeze

Daily

KidzSole is bringing the excitement of the circus arts to Minerals Hotel! Guests can experience the thrill of flying in a safe and simple way - suitable for all ages and athletic abilities.

Along with the trapeze flying experience, KidzSole also offers the ever popular Circus Ninja Warrior course and the all new Teen Circus Sports. 

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Horseback Riding

Daily

Explore the scenic trails surrounding the Resort on the back of a well-trained horse. Guided rides are available for guests of all experience levels, from beginner to advanced. The experienced wranglers at Legends Riding Stables guide every trail ride, fitting each to the level of each individual rider. 

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TreEscape

Daily

TreEscape Aerial Adventure Ropes Courses is a unique blend of wooden platforms built high in the trees and connected by exhilarating combinations of rope walks, obstacles, climbing elements and zip lines all located in a beautiful forested setting. 

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Marshmallow Roasts

Every Evening

Old fashioned marshmallow toasting. Marshmallows and sticks for roasting await!  

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Poolside Tie Dyeing

Daily

Release your inner creativity and create color patterns by tie dyeing a souvenir shirt!

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Biggest Splash Contest

Daily

The cannonball is a poolside right of passage for young swimmers hoping to make a big splash! Join us every day to put your skills to the test as we vote on the biggest splash off the Minerals Cliff Jump. 

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Koi Feeding

Daily

Representing love and friendship, koi fish are considered to be one of the most gentle fish. Join us for our daily koi feeding session at Grand Cascades Lodge to learn more about these beautifully intellegent fish. 

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Duck Races

Daily

Join us at the Minerals Hotel outdoor pool every afternoon for a hilariously fun race to the finish in one of our giant rubber duck floats! 

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Glow Golf

Every Night

Guests at Grand Cascades Lodge are invited to enjoy our 18 Hole Natural Grass Putting Course every evening for round of glow golf! Glow in the dark balls and lit pin flags create a unique atmosphere to enjoy with your family! 

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Glass Paint and Sip

Friday Evenings and Saturday Afternoons

Looking for a quick artistic adventure? Visit our glass painting workshop to fulfill your creative needs! Spend an hour learning simple steps to create a gorgeous painted wine glass! Perfect for couples and ladies nights.  

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Pole Dance Fitness

Friday Evenings

Build a solid foundation of pole skills with basic moves designed to gain strength and dance rhythm. Classes are both fun and challenging! You will recognize a lot of the movements while adding new ranges of motion and working muscle groups that you have probably not worked before! There is no dance choreography in this class, just a kick-ass workout! 

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Canvas Paint and Sip

Friday Evenings at Grand Cascades Lodge 

Saturday Afternoons at Minerals Hotel 

Amaze yourself as you create your own masterpiece with hands-on guidance from local artists. Enjoy a stress free environment filled with fun, friends, laughter and creativity. We supply everything necessary for your success, including the wine! 

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Lemonade Paint and Sip

Fridays Evenings and Saturday Afternoons

These handy and adorable mason jars are yours to take home after the instruction of artist Wendy Ransom! Sip on lemonade as you use oil based paint markers to decorate your glass. Spiked version available for adults. 

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Cupcake Decorating

Saturday Mornings

Join us for a fun-filled cupcake decorating class and create seasonally, holiday or nature themed cupcakes that will be the star of any occasion! 

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Animal Educator

Saturday Afternoons

Join us for an hour of fun at Grand Cascades and Minerals Hotel with experts from Appalachian Animal Experience. 

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Mixology Educators

Saturday Afternoons

Join our Resort Mixologists to learn how to create the perfect cocktail for the season!  Focusing on a different topic each week, learn the history of the alcohol and how to properly utilize it into a cocktail. You will create the drink during the session and receive the recipe.

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Goat Yoga

Saturday and Sunday Mornings and Thursday Evenings

1-hour yoga class followed by 30-minute mix & mingle with the goats. There is something about being in nature with the goats that is calming and therapeutic. A special way to bring more joy & play into our lives.

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Pony Rides

Saturdays and Sundays

Delight your little ones with a hand-led ride on one of Farmer Keith's favorite ponies. Come meet Butters and Lily to create a memorable experience for your child!

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Farm Tours

Every Sunday

This educational tour will take guests to nearby Vernon Valley Farm, where young, modern farmers (Kirk and Christina Stephens) utilize nature's synergies to create a fully sustainable farm. Guests will enjoy a hay wagon guided tour of the farm, interact with various farm animals and harvest fresh fruit or vegetables in season. Vernon Valley Farm consists of over 270 acres, with exquisite views of our area.

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Wine Tasting with the Sommelier

Every Sunday

Enjoy an informative wine education discussion with our Resort Sommelier, including Q&A, basic wine and food pairings, tricks of the trade, glassware usage, and decanting. Tasting of one white and one red wine included in the Bordeaux Room of the Wine Cellar.

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Magician Jay Mattioli

Sunday, August 4

As seen on America's Got Talent, Jay brings his hip style to Grand Cascades Lodge for an evening that will make your mind disappear into the world of magic!

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Black Bear, Bourbon & BBQ

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Come join us for full BBQ & smokehouse  - $25 All You Can Eat. Prizes and giveaways! $3 Coors Lite & Corona Light, Great Bourbon tastings and live music! If that's not enough, come enjoy a great barbeque and outdoor pool tables, darts & corn hole games!

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Wildflower Walk

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Join Heather Houskeeper, aka The Botanical Hiker, in discovering the value of our wildflowers. A walk amongst the wildflowers asks us to slow down and appreciate our natural surroundings. The scent of a wildflower lifts our spirits. Remember the joy of discovering a dandelion as a child? Wildflowers are the basis of many herbal medicines and can be used as a healthful addition in many a dish. Our precious pollinators rely upon them for food as well. This hike will take place on our very own Nature Path here at Crystal Springs and is appropriate for all ages.   

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Acrobat Yang

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Having performed with the Big Apple Circus, Yang's balancing and variety act is perfect for the whole family! 

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Night Photography Workshop

Friday, August 16, 2019

Creating abstract light photography is fun and easy - and can be done with just about any camera! Although simple, this technique can yield some beautiful and unique memories for your family!

Join Photographer Christy Graham to learn how to create compelling images during the time of day that most people don't try photography! Under Christy's watchful eye, she will guide you through the process. Please bring your camera - anything from a traditional SLR to a smart phone camera will work!*

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Bee Keeping Talk

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Happy Honey Bee Day! Join JC from Bees, Birds and Bears Apiary as he discusses fun facts about how a bee colony developes, how they make honey and why they are so helpful to the foodchain. This is an event that you don't want to miss!

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Family Game Show

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Join us at Minerals Hotel for a night that will certainly make you laugh and bring the family together! Brain Wash Game Show is here to see just how much you and your family know about all different types of trivia.

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Junior Naturalist

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Get your children outside with our Naturalist, Heather Houskeeper, in a fun-filled exploration on the grounds of Crystal Springs. Together we will discover wild plants, creepy-crawlies and beautiful butterflies. This program will deepen your child's appreciation for the natural world and expand their wonder. The more they learn, the more they want to learn! Children will receive a take-home goodie bag with all they need such as magnifying glass, naturalist notebook and the like, for discovering nature wherever they may be.  

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Salazar Magic

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Back by popular demand, Anthony Salazar is here to entertain and amaze with an array of tricks that will keep you on the edge of your seat (if you don't fall off laughing!)

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Tom Pesce Magic

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Tom's ability to create new jaw-dropping and hilarious illusions has defined him as one of magic's most creative innovators, speakers and mentalists today. Come experience a show that is totally unique and absolutely unforgettable. 

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Junior Naturalist

Friday, August 30, 2019

Get your children outside with our Naturalist, Heather Houskeeper, in a fun-filled exploration on the grounds of Crystal Springs. Together we will discover wild plants, creepy-crawlies and beautiful butterflies. This program will deepen your child's appreciation for the natural world and expand their wonder. The more they learn, the more they want to learn! Children will receive a take-home goodie bag with all they need such as magnifying glass, naturalist notebook and the like, for discovering nature wherever they may be.  

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Labor Day Country Barbeque

Saturday, August 31

Get ready to indulge while experiencing delicious barbeque, petting zoo, pony rides, tethered hot air balloon rides,  kids' scavenger hunt, fun games, live entertainment and much more! 

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