Kanuga Community Events


Memorial Day Weekend at Kanuga
Friday, May 24-Monday, May 27

Join Kanuga for Memorial Day Weekend in the mountains! We’ll welcome the season with live music by the lake, as well as fun activities and adventures like swimming, kayaking, tennis, pickleball, mountain biking, and hiking (also… reading, napping, stargazing (grab a camp blanket at the Front Desk), chilling by the fire, rocking on the porch!).

Your lodging reservation includes:

  • Saturday Night Bonfire
  • Sunday Evening Appalachian Music with Andy Bracken – Lakeside Pavilion
  • Complimentary Breakfasts*
  • Hiking Trails
  • Swimming, Canoeing, Kayaking in 30-acre Kanuga Lake
  • Tennis and Pickleball Courts
  • Access (additional fee) to Ride Kanuga mountain bike park*Dining hall meals, including lunch and supper buffets, are available for purchase at an added cost.


Everyday Heroes
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The Wild Divine: An Evening Meal with Word & Song
Wednesday, June 19 – 6 p.m.

John Roedel and Chantal McKinney create an evening of reflection and spoken word, accompanied by the healing music of Chris Rosser. All of these elements come together in the perfect container of Nature, overlooking Kanuga Lake as the sun sets and birdsong begins. Two ticket options: Supper & Event or Event only. GET TICKETS

Find out about the full conference:
Freedom to Seek: Adventure into the Wild Divine
June 17-20


Conferences & Events for Adults
Conferences for Youth
Music in the Pines
Full Moon Story Hour
Inner Artist Series


Thanksgiving Day Feast
Mother’s Day Brunch
Easter Sunday Community Brunch


Pádraig Ó Tuama at Kanuga
An Evening with David Whyte

Kanuga Blog:

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