Category Archives: Wintergreen Events

Test Your Strength at the Virginia Spartan Race

spartan racers climbing rope netThe Virginia Spartan Super at Wintergreen

This month, strength and endurance will be tested as Spartan warriors battle the slopes of Wintergreen through challenging obstacles, rugged terrain, and barbed wire.

Wintergreen Resort will host the Virginia Spartan Super on Saturday, August 22nd at its Skyline Pavilion.

Test Your Grit

Perseverance is the name of the game. The Wintergreen Spartan course will throw over 25 obstacles your way as you climb the slopes and race your competitors along the nearly 10-mile course.

The fastest finish time is 80 minutes, and average race time is 2.5 hours. Register now for the open race before it sells out!

Motivate Your Racers

Join your friends and family on race day to support your Spartan warriors and cheer them to the finish line.

Race spectators can enjoy music, raffles, and entertainment on the festival grounds. Find out more information about the race, including the 12 Hour Hurricane Heat, on the Spartan Race website.

mountain ridge and blue skyA Lot Happens at Wintergreen Resort

Stay up-to-date with the latest events at Wintergreen Resort on our blog or social media.

If you’d like to know more about events  and real estate in the area, contact us at (877) 296-9860 or service@goWintergreen.com.

Enjoy the Wintergreen Summer Music Festival

French Horn player What are you doing this summer? How about celebrating music, food, arts, and culture at the Wintergreen Summer Music Festival?

The month-long festival is now in its second week, and there are some impressive events and performances coming up. See what’s in store for the rest of July 2015.

Seminars and Performances July 20th – August 2nd

From music seminars in the mornings, to songwriting workshops, to cooking classes, to live performances, there is an event for every interest at the festival. Here’s just a taste of the upcoming events:

  • Dinner and a Movie
  • Music in Unusual Places
  • Wine Tasting with a “Twist”
  • Hike with Us
  • Invoke: The 2015 Fellowship String Quartet Performance
  • String Masterclass with Composer Daron Hagen
  • Rootstone Jug Band
  • Conducting Class
  • and so many more!

View the full calendar of events on the Summer Music Festival’s website.

Blue Ridge Mountains sunriseAbout the 20th Annual Wintergreen Music Festival

This year, the festival is celebrating 20 years of filling the Blue Ridge Mountains with pleasant melodies, outstanding food, and showcases in history and literature. You can’t help but get inspired during these events.

Celebrate Wintergreen Culture as a Resident

More than just music festivals happen in Wintergreen. If you’d like to know more about this area and what makes it a prime spot for events like the Summer Music Festival, contact us at (877) 296-9860 or at service@goWintergreen.com.

Wintergreen Jubilee ~ 4th July Fireworks

Wintergreen Jubilee Fireworks

Wintergreen Jubilee Fireworks

Wintergreen Jubilee Firework Display

The Wintergreen Jubilee to celebrate the 4th July is not to be missed. It is a full three day birthday celebration with numerous activities for everyone. There will be music, a block party, a movie under the stars, chairlift rides, games for the entire family and of course, FIREWORKS!  Check out the complete activities here.

The Founders Overlook is the Place to Be

The Wintergreen Jubilee Fireworks can be viewed from the mountain top or from below. Almost anywhere will let you enjoy a fabulous display.  However, viewing them from the Founders Overlook is a special treat!  Be warned however visitors and residents alike set up deck-chairs and picnic blankets at this famous overlook from early morning as the sight of the fireworks from there is so spectacular. You will witness the most awesome firework display ever.  The Overlook lines up with the top height of the fireworks. They are set off below and therefore when you sit at the Overlook to watch they seem to be coming right towards you at eye level. It’s as if you are part of the fireworks themselves as they burst into a plethora of colors and shapes. This is a uniquely spectacular sight.

Your Wintergreen Resort Real Estate HQ

If you are thinking of buying a vacation mountain home, a mountain condo, or a property for investment work with Wintergreen Resort’s official real estate company, Wintergreen Resort Premier Properties.  We hope you will make Wintergreen your home away from home.  There is always something to enjoy.

Brian Chase ~ your Wintergreen VA Real Estate Resource

Brian Chase and The Chase Team look forward to getting you acquainted with all that Wintergreen Resort has to offer. Let experts show you why this is the premier four seasons resort of the Mid Atlantic. And remember, when you buy or sell with Wintergreen Resort Premier Properties, you are investing in Wintergreen’s future – contact us today.

 

 

 

 

Celebrate July 4th at Wintergreen!

Wintergreen Resort’s Independence Day Weekend

Fireworks at nightWintergreen Resort is celebrating the 4th of July with a weekend full of food, fun, and fireworks! The July 4th Jubilee is one of the most popular Wintergreen, VA area events, so don’t miss out! Here is what the weekend looks like.

Friday, July 3rd

Spend the afternoon at Lake Monocan, where you can enjoy swimming, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, biking, and a host of other activities. Bring your beach towel and soak up the sun!

From 7:30 to 8:30 PM, there will be a bonfire with storytelling at the Discovery Ridge Adventure Center, followed by a showing of Divergent (PG-13) at 9 PM. Or, you can listen to ThreeSound perform at The Edge from 9:30 PM to midnight.

Saturday, July 4th

Happy Independence Day! The day is booked with activities at Wintergreen Resort, from live music to craft displays. Here are all the activities going on throughout the day:

  • All-American breakfast buffet (7 AM – 11 AM)
  • TaylorMade Demo Days (9 AM – 4 PM)
  • Arts and crafts showcase (10 AM – dark)
  • Live outdoor music, food, and drink (11 AM – 10 PM)
  • Scenic chairlift rides (1 PM – 8 PM)
  • Block party with kids’ activities (4 PM – 9 PM)
  • Fireworks (9:30 PM)
  • Live music at The Edge (9:30 PM – midnight)

Sunday, July 5th

Finish off a festive weekend with an all-American breakfast buffet at The Copper Mine Bistro, an interdenominational church service, an arts and crafts showcase, and live outdoor music.

You can view the full schedule of events here.

The Fun Doesn’t Stop at Wintergreen Resort

The July 4th Jubilee is one of the most popular events at Wintergreen Resort, and resort availability dwindles quickly. Consider investing in a Wintergreen, VA condo or home long-term to enjoy the resort at any time of year, and let us know if you would like more information about buying a home or selling your Wintergreen property.

Summer Fun at Wintergreen

Summer Fun at Wintergreen

Summer Fun at Wintergreen

Summer Fun at Wintergreen Resort

Summer fun at Wintergreen?  Why absolutely!  Wintergreen Resort is a Premier Four Season Resort with fun and activities for all the family. This is true through every season. Now is the time for summer fun. With the wonderful Spring Wildflower Symposium sadly behind us, summer is definately here. Now it is time to look towards summer fun and the many activities it brings with it. One of the pluses of the mountains is that it stays 10-15 degrees cooler than the valley below – perfect for a summer game of golf!

Check out The Mountain Update every week to keep in touch with all the happenings on the mountain. Get it delivered to your inbox to be sure not to miss any important events.  Next important date: Father’s Day weekend, June 19th – 21st.

Wintergreen Golf for Father’s Day

There are 2 amazing golf-courses here in Wintergreen. One in the valley community of Stoney Creek and the other Devils  Knob, at the top of Wintergreen Mountain. In fact, 45 holes and 2 different courses make for a stunning Virginia Golf Resort. Come test your game. Wintergreen Resort, the Mid-Atlantic’s most exciting year-round playground, is a golfer’s haven. Two courses. Two completely different designs. Two invigorating experiences. Call or click for more Wintergreen golf information 434-325-8250.

Never miss the Fun ~ Get Your Own Wintergreen Vacation Home!

Contact Brian Chase for all your Wintergreen Resort real estate needs. As Managing Broker for Wintergreen Resort’s real estate office, Brian can assist you in the sale or purchase of any Wintergreen or Stoney Creek property including existing homes, new construction, condos, and buildable lots.

Let The Chase Team be your resource for all your Wintergreen real estate needs.  CONTACT US TODAY!

Until next time,

Brian

Wintergreen Nature Center ~ Fun

 

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 The Wintergreen Nature Center

The Wintergreen Nature Center is a wonderful place and not just for adults. There are numerous events planned for the family and younger adventurers as well. Wintergreen is a great place to explore. Wintergreen Nature Center camps can help the youngsters explore their surroundings and learn valuable lessions on wildlife safety when it comes to every day life in Wintergreen. The Junior Exployers at Wintergreen Nature Center

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A mountain stream near Wntergreen Nature Center

The Junior Explorers program offers various summer camps to keep the kids happy. They learn about the forest wildlife in the process. In one such offering In the Wild, Wild Wintergreen program kids will explore forests, ponds and streams for all manner of wild life. These critters may hop, scramble, crawl or swim and may include Lizards, frogs and birds. It takes place at Lake Monican on July 14th.

 

 

See one of these beautiful moths at the Wintergreen Nature Center

 

At Lake Monocan, in the Stoney Creek Village community of Wintergreen Resort, on June 3rd The Early Exployers will be at work. In “it’s a small, small, world,” they will take a look at insects, butterflys and other small flying inhabitants around and about at Monican. For example, the beautiful Luna Moth is a joy to watch fluttering around the trees at dusk.

 

 

If your child’s preference is for a quiet place to read  and play then Robins’Nook at Trillium House may be for them. It offers quiet play and resources for all members of the family. They can spend time together with stories, puzzles and games. Or just get outside and enjoy wintergreen as a family. Check out all of the Wintergreen Nature Center camps and events for adults and children right here ……

Wintergreens’ Nature Center is an awesome place for adults and children in every season. There is so much to learn about your environs and so much to do there. It is also important that your children learn about the  insects, birds or animals in this area as they may ecounter them at some point. This way you can be assured they will stay safe when playing outside.

Can’t get enough of  Wintergreen? Invest in a Second Home at Wintergreen Resort.

If you want a place of your own to experience everything that Wintergreen Resort has to offer, we can find it for you. We have vacation homes in the Blue Ridge Mountain community for every taste and fun for every season – golf course homes,  ski front condos, mountain homes and much more.

Contact us and let the Brian Chase  be your source for all of your Wintergreen real estate needs. Brian will help you find your piece of paradise!  And paradise it is!

Until next time,

Brian Chase

Memorial Day Weekend Festivities at Wintergreen Resort

Go Wintergreen for Memorial Day Weekend

Head to Wintergreen Resort for a fun-filled Memorial Day Weekend! Enjoy great food, live music, and more this year between May 22 and May 25.

Kick off the weekend with storytelling around a bonfire followed by live music on Friday night beginning at 8 PM.

On Saturday and Sunday, enjoy an All American Breakfast Buffet at the Copper Mine Bistro, a children’s program at the Treehouse, an arts and crafts showcase, a block party, and more!

Then finish off the weekend by spending a day at the lake on Monday, May 25. Lake Monocan is open for the season.

Make sure to visit the full schedule of exciting events.

Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival

Sit back and enjoy great local bands perform in the Battle of the BCrowd of people enjoying music concertands, blues style, as the Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival begins on Saturday, May 23. While you’re there, be sure to also check out the Battle of the Brews featuring local micro breweries.

The Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival takes place on Saturday and Sunday between 11 AM and 6 PM. Come out and support local bands and breweries!

Cliffhanger Challenge Mountain Bike Race and Trail Run

As part of the Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival, Wintergreen presents the annual Cliffhanger Challenge. The mountain bike race is back for its third year, and 2015 marks the debut of the trail run.

The cross-country Mountain Bike Race will have three levels. Beginner racers will take one lap, sport racers will take two laps, and expert racers will take three laps around the nearly 6-mile course. The race follows Wintergreen’s ski terrain from Acorn to Highlands and will feature lots of challenging elevation changes. Prizes will include gift certificates and tickets for the lift, tubing, and recreation to use at Wintergreen Resort.

The first annual Cliffhanger Challenge Trail Run is 7k course that goes from Acorn to Highlands. There are one- and two-lap divisions for participants. Proceeds from the race will help support the Wintergreen Nature Foundation.

For more information, check out the Cliffhanger Challenge information page.

Invest in a Home at Wintergreen Resort

Experience everything that Wintergreen Resort has to offer, including Memorial Day weekend celebrations. Find a beautiful vacation home in the Blue Ridge Mountain community for every season. Wintergreen Resort offers golf course homes, ski front condos, walk to ski condos, and more.

If you’re interested in buying a Wintergreen Resort home or selling your vacation home, contact us and let the Chase Team, the source for all of your Wintergreen real estate needs, give you the results you’re looking for.

Until next time,

Brian

Devil’s Knob Golf Opening Day 2015

FORE! Look out, opening day is coming! Devil’s Knob Golf Course at Wintergreen Resort is opening for the season on April 18th. 

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Sitting at 3,850 feet, Devil’s Knob is the highest golf course in Virginia. It is also continually hailed as one of the best in the state. The Blue Ridge mountaintop location offers incredible 50-mile panoramic views of the Shenandoah and Rockfish Valleys. The elevation provides cooler temperatures on the course making it an ideal place to escape the summer heat.

The course boasts a surprisingly level terrain, narrow fairways, speedy greens, and of course stunning surroundings. The pro shop, locker room, fine dining, and a snack shop can be found in the massive clubhouse.

Devil’s Knob is one of two golf courses at Wintergreen Resort, located in Central Virginia right alongside the renowned Blue Ridge Parkway. Wintergreen Resort offers four seasons of mountain sports, outdoor recreation and a variety of other amenities.

Visit the Wintergreen Resort website for more information including maps and picture of all 18 holes.

Wintergreen: Your Home Away From Home

If you want to find the perfect mountain escape, look no further. Wintergreen Resort features awe-inspiring vistas and a exciting activities for every passion. Let The Chase Team help you find your dream vacation home. Contact us for all of your Wintergreen real estate needs.

Until next time,

Brian

Slide and Splash Bash Weekend at Wintergreen Resort

Send Off Wintergreen Resort’s Snowsports Season in Style

Wintergreen Resort Slide and Splash Weekend The winter snowsports season is drawing to a close, but that doesn’t mean the fun ends at Wintergreen. Soak up the last of the snow and celebrate the upcoming warmth at Slide and Splash Bash Weekend at Wintergreen Resort.

Terrain Park Party

Saturday & Sunday, March 21-22 | 10am

Terrain Park will be expanded to include ALL of Dobie! The energy on the slopes of the Blue Ridge Mountains will be at an all-time high this weekend. Show off your skills and be prepared for a fantastic time!

Helmets and valid lift tickets required.

Pond Skimming

Saturday, March 21 | 2pm

Strap on your skis or snowboard and fly down the hill fast enough to make it across the water waiting for you at the bottom of the slope! Points for costume creativity are counted.

Costumes and valid lift tickets required. Registration begins at 10am and awards are at 2:30pm. 

Skiing and Riding

Saturday & Sunday, March 21-22 | 9am-5pm

Get your ski or snowboard on and enjoy one of the final weekends on the slopes at Wintergreen Resort!

To learn more and for videos of last year’s fun, visit the official Wintergreen Resort Slide and Splash Bash Weekend page. This is sure to be a weekend you don’t want to miss!

Invest in a Second Home at Wintergreen

If you want a place of your own to experience everything that Wintergreen Resort has to offer, we can find it for you. We have vacation homes in the Blue Ridge Mountain community for every taste and fun for every season – golf course homesski front condos, walk to ski condos, and many more.

Contact us and let the Chase Team, the source for all of your Wintergreen real estate needs, help you find your piece of paradise!

If you’re considering selling your Wintergreen property, find out the value of your property and list with the Chase Team for the results you want.

Until next time,

Brian Chase

 

Presidents’ Day Weekend at Wintergreen Resort

Looking for Things to Do This Presidents’ Day Weekend?

Celebrate the long weekend with a getaway to the Blue Ridge Mountains! Wintergreen Resort is hosting a variety of indoor and outdoor entertainment possibilities this Presidents’ Day Weekend. February often has some of the best conditions all season, so take advantage of the great skiing, snowboarding and tubing opportunities. Spend the day on the slopes, and unwind at night with live music at The Edge.

Live Entertainment At Wintergreen February 13-15

Live Music at The EdgeDJ Mixing Up The Tunes

Saturday & Sunday, 9am-5:30pm

Get hyped for a day on the slopes! Or relax with some tunes as you wrap up your day. Wintergreen’s energetic DJ will be spinning tunes on the snow outside of the rental shop all weekend. See you there!


Reggae with Greg Ward

The Edge| Saturday, 3-6pm

Take a break from the slopes and spend a fun, relaxing afternoon at The Edge. Replenish with a scrumptious late lunch or early dinner, and let Greg Ward soothe your soul with his smooth reggae sounds.

Southern Company

The Edge | Friday & Saturday, 9:30pm-close

Jam out with hits from Led Zeppelin to Johnny Cash and Jason Aldean to Journey, and everything in between. Southern Company is a seasoned group of 5 musicians whose variety of genres will have music lovers of all kinds on their feet. Spend an energetic evening at The Edge with spectacular views of the mountain. There’s even a late night food menu!

Fun On The Slopes This Weekend

Skiing and Snowboarding at Wintergreen ResortFreestyle Demo Day

Top of Acorn | Saturday & Sunday, 9am

Head to the top of Acorn to show off your best freestyle moves! This weekend will be an exciting showcase of freestyle skills from some of the best skiiers and snowboarders around.

NASTAR

Eagles Swoop | Saturday, 12-2pm

Short for NAtional STAndard Race, NASTAR is the world’s largest recreational ski and snowboard race program. Compete and compare your scores with friends and family regardless of where you race! NASTAR’s standardized scoring program is representative of the ability of each participant. You can even qualify for the national championships. 

Rail Jam (Event 3 of 5)

Terrain Park | Saturday, 5pm

The third of five Rail Jams throughout the season will be an exciting day of freestyle skiing and snowboarding. Show off your skills on the slopes – registration is $25, and prizes are awarded for each individual event. Compete in three out of five events to qualify for the grand prize!

Valid lift ticket required, register at Snowsports School Desk 3:30-4:40 pm.

Women’s Ski Clinic

Friday, 9am-2pm

Improve your skills in a comfortable setting! Wintergreen’s clinic is geared to women and instruction is provided by expert, patient PSIA instructors who want you to love the slopes as much as they do.

The clinic is $135 – lunch and instruction included, lift ticket and rental equipment are not.

Interested in a Wintergreen Vacation Home?

If you want a place of your own to experience everything that Wintergreen Resort has to offer, we can find it for you. We have vacation homes in the Blue Ridge Mountain community for every taste and fun for every season – golf course homesski front condos, walk to ski condos, and many more. Contact us and let the Chase Team, the source for all of your Wintergreen real estate needs, help you find your piece of paradise!

If you’re considering selling your Wintergreen property, find out the value of your property and list with the Chase Team for the results you want.

Until next time,

Brian