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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 on the Nantahala River. Must be at least 7 years old or  weigh 70lbs, guided tour. $65.00, sign up by 11:15 am 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, 9:00 am CHEROKEE INDIAN RESERVATION TRIP Visit the Indian Museum & downtown shopping/lunch OR Harrah’s Casino for gambling fun! $20 Admission to museum not included.
Sign up by 5 pm Monday.

Tuesday, 4:45 pm SUNSET CRUISE ON LAKE GLENVILLE End the day spending 2 hours on this beautiful  mountain lake. The highest lake on the East Coast. BYOB, snacks and drinks. $45.00 plus tax. Sign up by Monday 6:00 pm.

Wednesday, 8:30 am GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS RAILROAD TRIP This scenic journey travels along rivers & gorges, fantastic fiews and fresh air! $71.00 Adult/ $49.00 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. [Watch our GSMRR Video Here!]

Wednesday, 5:30 pm “UNTO THESE HILLS” CHEROKEE DRAMA. Chronicling the tragedy of the Trail of  Tears and the triumph of the Cherokee People. 12 & up: $40, 6-12: $22, 2-5: $20, Under 2: N/C Sign up by 4 pm Tues.


Thursday, 9:00 am BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY& LUNCH @ PISGAH INN Ride our bus through the magical Blue Ridge Parkway and Pisgah Forest. Have lunch at the Pisgah Inn (LUNCH NOT INCLUDED IN FARE) and then visit the Cradle of Forestry and Pisgah Trout Hatchery on the way back. $22.00 plus tax per person. Please sign up by 6:00 pm Tuesday. *Weather and Parkway permitting.

Friday, 9:30 am BURNTSHIRT VINEYARD TOUR Enjoy a picnic lunch on the patio overlooking the vineyard with mountain views, 30 minute tour of vineyard, wine tasting & a free wine glass. $50.00 plus tax. Sign up by Noon Wednesday.

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 RESORT
DAILY EVENTS / CLASSES


Monday, July 9

9:00 am YOGA FOR EVERYONE Join Terri, retired Orthopedic Physician Assistant, for a fun hour of gentle yoga.  
Held at the SV Community Center. $15.00 Group rates available. 828.743.7663

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

5:00 pm RED BIRD GOLF CLINIC by Pro Steve Martell. $10 for 1 Hr., includes balls. 828.743.1991

​​Tuesday, July 10

8:00 am to 10:00 am PANCAKE BREAKFAST Enjoy hot fresh pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, OJ & Coffee.  $6.50 pp. Served at the SV Community Center. 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


Wednesday, July 11

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

4:00 am YOGA FOR EVERYONE Join Terri, retired Orthopedic Physician Assistant, for a fun hour of gentle yoga.  Held at the SV Community Center. $15.00 Group rates available. 828.743.7663 

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

5:00 –7:00 pm DANNY’S BBQ - Pulled Pork Sandwich, Baked Beans, Cole slaw, Dessert, Drink or BYOB. $10 BBQ Plate, $7.00  Hot Dog Plate. @The SV Community Center. Take Out Available. 828.743.7663

Thursday, July 12

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 

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

THAI COOKING CLASS with Chef Anon. Learn to make a traditional 4-course Thai dinner, including dessert and then EAT IT! $25/Adult, Under 10-$15, 18 max. Sign up by Noon Weds. BYOB 828.743.7663  [NOT HELD July 12]

Friday July 13th

9:00 am YOGA FOR EVERYONE Join Terri, retired Orthopedic Physician Assistant, for a fun hour of gentle yoga. Held at the SV Community Center. $15.00 Group rates available. 828.743.7663 
Book your Own Group for The Vordach Zip Line - call 828-743-7663 

Friday & Saturday, July 13th & 14th
MOUNTAIN WILDLIFE DAYS~ Friday hikes start at 8:00 am. Saturday event starts at 10:00  am, both at the SV Community Center. A Two-Day Event Celebrating Wildlife in informative, fun and interesting presentations. Featuring: Hikes,Photo Presentations, Bird Walk, Outdoor Activities, Children’s Programs, 
Live Animal Exhibits, Reptiles, Amphibians, Falcons and much much more!  Full schedule available at the CC. 828.743.7663 [Learn More]

Saturday June 30
Book your Own Group for The Vordach Zip Line - call 828-743-7663 

Sunday July 1
Book your Own Group for The Vordach Zip Line - call 828-743-7663