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Painting with Nan Cunningham

Painting with Nan Cunningham

Jul 13, 3:00pm - Jul 18, 6:00pm

Snowbird Mountain Lodge
4633 Santeetlah Rd
Robbinsville, NC  28771 Map

Nan Cunningham has been teaching people to paint for over 40 years, and now she is back at Snowbird! Her workshops are fun-filled, information-packed, lively adventures into creating your own artwork. All levels welcome from true beginners to the most experienced painters. Bring your favorite materials and join in the fun of painting, collaging and printing the beauty of Snowbird. Nan Cunningham is an Auburn University graduate and a faculty member of Arrowmont School and Armory Learning Center. She is a teacher/painter in high demand for her workshops and expressive presentations. Her personal presence and uncanny ability to translate emotion through light, color, form and story give voice and feeling to her paintings and teaching. This will not be a workshop to miss! #SMLArt... See MoreSee Less

13 interested  ·  1 going
Landscape Oil Painting with Alisa Koch

Landscape Oil Painting with Alisa Koch

Jul 20, 12:00pm - Jul 25, 4:00pm

Snowbird Mountain Lodge
4633 Santeetlah Rd
Robbinsville, NC  28771 Map

#SMLArt

7 interested  ·  1 going
Country Blues with Heidi Holton

Country Blues with Heidi Holton

Jul 27, 6:00pm - Jul 27, 9:00pm

Snowbird Mountain Lodge
4633 Santeetlah Rd
Robbinsville, NC  28771 Map

Country Blues with Heidi Holton
#SMLMusic

5 interested
Carolina Bluegrass Boys

Carolina Bluegrass Boys

Aug 3, 5:00pm - Aug 3, 8:00pm

Snowbird Mountain Lodge
4633 Santeetlah Rd
Robbinsville, NC  28771 Map

Carolina Bluegrass Boys
#SMLMusic

6 interested
Photography with Mark Dauber

Photography with Mark Dauber

Aug 5, 12:00pm - Aug 8, 3:00pm

Snowbird Mountain Lodge
4633 Santeetlah Rd
Robbinsville, NC  28771 Map

I have a great camera, have taken thousands of pictures and still can’t seem to capture the images I see. If this sounds familiar, then perhaps you should join us for this fabulous workshop. Mark Dauber has had numerous exhibits throughout the US and has led workshops across the globe. He is renowned for his easy ability to communicate and coach a wide variety of students, from beginners to professionals. Mark can show you how to capture the images you see and give you the tools necessary to shoot the images you’ve always wanted. Mark Dauber is a fine art photographer born in Birmingham, Alabama. He has had numerous exhibits throughout the United States, and his work is included in various private and institutional collections. Mark has led his own workshops in various international locations, including Guatemala. In 1991, he produced the architectural photography for the highly praised exhibit and catalogue, “Palladio In Alabama”. Mark’s work is primarily influenced by his friend and teacher, Paul Caponigro, universally regarded as one of the great maters of fine art photography. Mark has served as a teaching assistant to Mr. Caponigro both in Ireland and in Maine in the acclaimed Maine Photographic Workshops, and now is teaching workshops at The Dauber Gallery. #SMLOutdoors #SMLArt... See MoreSee Less

2 interested
Wine Dinner with Nick Demos

Wine Dinner with Nick Demos

Aug 10, 5:00pm - Aug 10, 8:00pm

Snowbird Mountain Lodge
4633 Santeetlah Rd
Robbinsville, NC  28771 Map

Sommelier Nick Demos will join us at Snowbird for another wine dinner where he will provide guests with the perfect blend of entertainment and information. This dinner will feature a single vintner’s series of wines paired with a five-course menu from our chefs, and these special wines will be available for purchase at the conclusion of your stay. #SMLCulinary

4 interested  ·  1 going
Music with Hannah Styles

Music with Hannah Styles

Aug 24, 6:00pm - Aug 24, 8:00pm

Snowbird Mountain Lodge
4633 Santeetlah Rd
Robbinsville, NC  28771 Map

#SMLMusic

4 interested  ·  1 going
Labor Day BBQ and Carolina Bluegrass Boys

Labor Day BBQ and Carolina Bluegrass Boys

Aug 31, 4:00pm - Aug 31, 9:00pm

Snowbird Mountain Lodge
4633 Santeetlah Rd
Robbinsville, NC  28771 Map

Labor Day BBQ and Carolina Bluegrass Boys
#SMLCulinary #SMLMusic

5 interested
Wine Dinner with Nick Demos

Wine Dinner with Nick Demos

Sep 14, 5:00pm - Sep 14, 8:00pm

Snowbird Mountain Lodge
4633 Santeetlah Rd
Robbinsville, NC  28771 Map

Sommelier Nick Demos will join us at Snowbird for another wine dinner where he will provide guests with the perfect blend of entertainment and information. This dinner will feature a single vintner’s series of wines paired with a five-course menu from our chefs, and these special wines will be available for purchase at the conclusion of your stay. #SMLCulinary

2 interested
Birding with Simon Thompson

Birding with Simon Thompson

Sep 21, 11:00am - Sep 27, 2:00pm

Snowbird Mountain Lodge
4633 Santeetlah Rd
Robbinsville, NC  28771 Map

Nationally recognized ornithologist Simon Thompson joins us during the spring migration to help us locate and identify the birds that surround the Lodge. Simon has led trips throughout the world for birders and naturalists, and is very active in conservation and birding organizations in Western North Carolina.

Simon Thompson owns and operates his own bird watching and natural history tour company, Ventures, Inc., based in Asheville, NC. The company leads small groups of naturalists and birders both within North America and to many locations throughout the world.

In western North Carolina, he is also the ornithologist at Chimney Rock Park and is active with both the Elisha Mitchell Audubon Society and the Henderson County Bird Club. Since moving permanently to the US in 1987, Simon has been the ornithologist and nature director at the Foothills Equestrian Nature Center (FENCE) in Tryon, NC. He has been active in various conservations activities, is a member of the American Birding Association and the Carolina Bird Club, and plans many bird watching talks and programs throughout western NC.

Simon and his partner, Chris, own the Asheville, NC Wild Birds Unlimited Store. As well as selling a great line of top quality bird seed and feeders, they also stock an excellent selection of bird houses, books, binoculars and a unique line of North Carolina nature gifts. #SMLOutdoors
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3 interested
Hiking with Joel and Kathy Zachry

Hiking with Joel and Kathy Zachry

Nov 2, 7:00am - Nov 2, 2:00pm+5Nov 3, 7:00am - Nov 3, 2:00pmNov 4, 7:00am - Nov 4, 2:00pmNov 5, 7:00am - Nov 5, 2:00pmNov 6, 7:00am - Nov 6, 2:00pmNov 7, 7:00am - Nov 7, 2:00pm

Snowbird Mountain Lodge
4633 Santeetlah Rd
Robbinsville, NC  28771 Map

The Zachrys continue to entertain and enlighten Snowbird’s guests on informative and enjoyable hikes in our area. Having completed the 2,175 miles of the Appalachian Trail in 2005, Joel and Kathy return eager to share their experiences by leading investigative walks and narrative hikes through local mountain scenery. Joel is a retired college biology professor and Kathy is a retired medical company executive who brings to Snowbird more than 50 years of collective outdoor experience.

Joel and Kathy are program managers and the longest-serving naturalist couple for the award-winning Smoky Mountain Field School. They also lead backcountry trips to Alaska through their Great Outdoors! Adventure Travel company. The Zachrys are also the authors of Bears We’ve Met, short stories of close encounters, available at the Lodge gift shop.
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3 interested
Wine Dinner with John McCune

Wine Dinner with John McCune

Nov 15, 6:00pm - Nov 15, 9:00pm+1Nov 16, 6:00pm - Nov 16, 9:00pm

Snowbird Mountain Lodge
4633 Santeetlah Rd
Robbinsville, NC  28771 Map

Wine Dinner with John McCune
#SMLCulinary

15 interested
Thanksgiving Celebration at Snowbird Mountain Lodge

Thanksgiving Celebration at Snowbird Mountain Lodge

Nov 28, 11:00am - Nov 28, 7:00pm

Snowbird Mountain Lodge
4633 Santeetlah Rd
Robbinsville, NC  28771 Map

2019 Thanksgiving Celebration at Snowbird Lodge
#SMLCulinary

7 interested
2019 Season Closing Day

2019 Season Closing Day

Nov 30, 11:00am - Nov 30, 12:00pm

Snowbird Mountain Lodge
4633 Santeetlah Rd
Robbinsville, NC  28771 Map

2019 Season Closing Day at Snowbird Mountain Lodge

2 interested