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Sapphire Valley Resort

Daily / Weekly Events and Trips

Sapphire Valley Resort's Gleamings is updated weekly with everything happening in the valley! 


(Be sure to Scroll Down for special classes and more info!)

View the full [Resort Calendar of Events] along with Music Venues

For area Events 'off the Resort', please visit our partner site: 
[HighSouthAdventures.com]


Monday, 12:00 Noon SAPPHIRE/HIGHLANDS/CASHIERS SIGHT-SEEING EXCURSION  
A nice 4.5 hour trip that takes you up to the Highlands area for a 2 hour visit of shopping and sightseeing with numerous lunch opportunities ( not included in fare) ) in one of the mountains most interesting little towns. Finish with local hot spot Nature sights. $20.00 plus tax.
Sign up by 11:15 Monday.

Monday, 12:00 Noon WILDWATER RIVER RAFTING Ride the rapids on the Nantahala river OR take a scenic jeep ride thru the country! Must be at least 7 years old or weigh 70 lbs., guided tour. $65, sign up by 5:00 pm Monday.



Tuesday, 9:00 am BILTMORE ESTATES & WINERY TRIP Come with us as we journey to one of WNC’s most intriguing homes & winery. Bus leaves the CC at 9:00 am. Includes trip and admission; Adults: $69.00, Ages 10-16 $45,00, Under 10 $20.00, plus tax. Please sign up by 5:00 pm Monday.

Tuesday, 2:00 pm AFTERNOON DELIGHT BOAT CRUISE Enjoy the afternoon spending 2 hours on this  beautiful mountain lake. BYOB, snacks and drinks. $45 plus tax. Sign up by Monday, 5:00 pm.



Wednesday, 8:30 am GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN RAILROAD TRIP This scenic journey travels along rivers  & gorges, fantastic views and fresh air! $71 Adult/ $49 2-12. Train AND Jeep adventure ride for $115.00 Ride the train almost to NOC then board a jeep for a fun trip back! Please sign up by 5:00 pm Tuesday.
[Learn More About this Trip Here]

Wednesday, 5:00 pm UNTO THESE HILLS CHEROKEE DRAMA OR VISIT HARRAH’S CASINO $40/
Adults, $22 for kids 12 & under for the Drama play, $20 to gamble at Harrah’s! 828.743.7663
[Learn More About Unto These Hill Here]



Thursday, 9:00 am BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY & LUNCH Ride our bus through the magical Blue Ridge Parkway  and Pisgah Forest. Have lunch at Pisgah Inn ( Lunch not included in fare ) and then visit the Cradle of Forestry and Pisgah Trout Hatchery on the way back. $22 pp. Please sign up by 6:00 pm Tuesday. *Weather and Parkway permitting.

Thursday, 9:00 am PRIVATE BEE FARM & HONEY TASTING TOUR  - Have a private tour, a champagne lunch  and pour yourself a honey souvenir. Sign up by 5 pm Wednesday.
[Learn More About this Trip Here!]


SAPPHIRE VALLEY VAN TRIP CANCELLATION POLICY; ADVANCE RESERVATIONS FOR ALL OUR CLASSES, TRIPS, SPECIAL EVENTS & TOURS ARE REQUIRED. GUESTS MUST SIGN UP BY 6:00 PM ON THE EVENING PRIOR TO THE CLASS, TRIP OR TOUR TO PARTICIPATE. ALL CLASSES, TRIPS AND TOURS ARE  NON-REFUNDABLE. MOST GO RAIN OR SHINE. SVMA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL ACTIVITIES BASED ON  PARTICIPATION LEVELS AND WEATHER ISSUES, IN WHICH CASE A FULL REFUND IS MADE.
​( PLEASE SIGN UP FOR ALL TRIPS AT THE COMMUNITY CENTER, 39 RIDERS PER TRIP MAXIMUM.)



   

Sapphire Valley Resorts
Daily Events


Saturday & Sunday, August 10th & 11th

10:00 am to 4:00 pm SAPPHIRE VALLEY ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL Held on the Athletic
Field featuring local, handmade mountain crafts, quality folk art, live music, food catered by Slope-
Side Tavern, fine jewelry and much more! No parking or admission fee. 828.743.7663


Monday, Aug 12

10:00 am to 11:00 am MONDAY SOCIAL Door prizes, coffee and pastry. Held in the 
Sapphire room at the SV Community Center. 828.743.7663

10:00 to 12:00 OPEN PLAY PICKLEBALL Come out, get into a game, meet other players! Just show up! 828.743.1181

2:00 PAINT YOUR OWN T-SHIRT! T-shirt, paint and brushes supplied for $12. @ The SV CC. 828.743.7663 Friday & Saturday too!! 5:00 pm

RED BIRD GOLF CLINIC by Pro Steve Martell. 1 Hr./$10., includes balls. 828.743.1991

​​Tuesday, Aug 13

8:00-10:00 am BREAKFAST BUFFET Scrambled Eggs, Sausage, Grits, Biscuits &
Gravy, Mixed Fruit, OJ & Coffee. $8.50/Adult, $5.00 ages 2-10. 828.743.7663

9:00 am WATERFALLS & OVERLOOKS HIKE with Active Adventures. $59 includes hikes to several local falls and nature spots. Returns mid afternoon. 828.743.7663

7:00 pm CONCERT ON THE SLOPES Featuring THE TAMS!! The Tams’ ( AKA Joe Pope Tams )
first hit “Untie Me” came about in 1962, the song became a Top 20 U.S. R&B hit. “What Kind of Fool ( Do You  Think I Am? )” reached the U.S. Top 10 with follow ups including “You Lied to Your Daddy” and “Hey Girl Don’t  Bother Me”. They have recorded 13 albums and have been performing for over 37 years! They have had 1 Platinum  & 2 Gold records! Held on the SV Ski slopes, behind the CC. Bring a chair or blanket. $20.00 pre-show, $25.00 day  of show. Tickets & Info please call 828.743.7663

Book your Own Group for The Vordach Zip Line - call 828-743-7663

Wednesday,  Aug 14

2:00 pm until…..ROOT BEER FLOAT SOCIAL Float on by the SV Community Center for good
ole fashioned Root Beer or Ginger Ale Float. 16 oz. $2.00 each. Then stick around for BINGO!!
828.743.7663

3:00 pm Mountain BINGO!! $3 per card, 2 for $5 @ The SV Community Center. 828.743.7663

4:00 TEE & BBQ Play 9 holes of golf at Red Bird Golf, then have a great BBQ Dinner at the SV CC
after your game. $20 per player. Sign up at Red Bird Golf 828.743.1991

5:00 to 7:00 DANNY’S NC BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, Baked Beans, Cole slaw, Dessert, Drink or
BYOB. $10 BBQ plate, $8.00 Hot Dog plate. @ The SV CC. Take out available. 828.743.7663


Thursday, Aug 15

10:00 am ART CLASS $45 for 3 hr. class, $5 fr supplies Beginners Welcome! @ The SVCC 828.743.7663

2:00 pm PICKLEBALL INTRO CLASS @ Tennis. Free class, court fee to play. Sign
up by Noon at the Racquet club. 828.743.1181

5:00 pm RED BIRD FOUR PERSON GOLF SCRAMBLE $25 includes dinner, prizes
and camaraderie. Please call with your team or we can pair you. 828.743.1991

5:30 pm THURSDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES @ The SV Community Center.
FREE MOVIE! Popcorn, Hot Dogs, Hot Chocolate and Snacks available for purchase.
[This Week's Movie Trailer Video]

Friday Aug 16

Book your Own Group for The Vordach Zip Line - call 828-743-7663 

Saturday Aug 17

Book your Own Group for The Vordach Zip Line - call 828-743-7663 

Sunday Aug 18

Book your Own Group for The Vordach Zip Line - call 828-743-7663