2020 Events / Concerts / Workshops 
& Happenings at Buffalo Gap

April 17 -19, 2020: Closed to Public for Private Event

Buffalo Gap Retreat is closed to the public for a private weekend event.

April 24 - 26, 2020: Earth Day Weekend / Grand Opening

Rent a cottage or a campsite from us this Earth Day weekend and enjoy the festivities -- kayaking, canoes, wood-fired sauna, bon-fires, games including horse shoes, corn hole, ladders, and more.

We will be hosting a variety of Earth Day related events that will be posted soon.

We will have a Saturday evening showing of the Filmed on-site movie "Get Away" a horror film filmed on site at Buffalo Gap back in Nov. 2018.  Saturday evening at the lakeview Dining hall or pavilion - weather dependent.

Enjoy Friday evening dinner at our cafe or Saturday breakfast, lunch or dinner and Sunday brunch!  

Our new cafe has appetizers, hot and cold drinks, desserts as well as full meal options.


Hiking, kayaking, canoe, wood fired sauna, sandy beach, volleyball, swimming, and lots to see and do in nearby towns of Capon Bridge, Wardensville, and Winchester.

May 1 - 3, 2020: Contra Dance Event mini-Retreat

This Contra Dance event will be open to the public with advanced ticket sales, but the camp will remain open to the public in general during this mini-sub camp event weekend.  So one need not attend the contra dance event to enjoy this weekend at Buffalo Gap.  More details coming soon!

 

Rent a cottage or a campsite from us this Contra Dance weekend and enjoy the festivities as a dance attendee or not -- kayaking, canoes, wood-fired sauna, bon-fires, games including horse shoes, corn hole, ladders, and more.

Enjoy Friday evening dinner at our cafe or Saturday breakfast, lunch or dinner and Sunday brunch!  

Our new cafe has appetizers, hot and cold drinks, desserts as well as full meal options.


Hiking, kayaking, canoe, wood fired sauna, sandy beach, volleyball, swimming, and lots to see and do in nearby towns of Capon Bridge, Wardensville, and Winchester.

May 12 - 18, 2020: Blue Ridge Beltane (tickets required)

Camp is closed to general public but all are welcome to purchase event / festival tickets for Blue Ridge Beltane.

 

Perhaps you will find what you’re seeking in our ever growing menu of activities – music, dancing, and drummingworkshops, and more to expand your mind and your soul.

Find the perfect altar piece, tarot card deck, or even ritual garb in our Vendor Village.

And join us nightly for the community ritual and bonfire.

With activities for children and teens as well as adults, there’s sure to be something magical and intriguing for everyone in your tribe.

As one of Virginia’s longest-running pagan festivals, we’ve had two decades to develop the Beltane festival experience. Come join us!

Click on image to left to be directed to website or below for Facebook page.


May 22 - 25, 2020: Memorial Day Weekend

Welcome Chaos Off Road Jeep Trail Event participants!  At the 400 acre Jeep Trail Park next property over.

Rent a cottage or a campsite from us this Memorial Day weekend and enjoy the festivities -- kayaking, canoes, wood-fired sauna, bon-fires, games including horse shoes, corn hole, ladders, and more.


Hiking, kayaking, canoe, wood fired sauna, sandy beach, volleyball, swimming, and lots to see and do in nearby towns of Capon Bridge, Wardensville, and Winchester.

Enjoy Friday evening dinner at our cafe or Saturday breakfast, lunch or dinner and Sunday brunch!  

Our new cafe has appetizers, hot and cold drinks, desserts as well as full meal options.

May 29 - 31, 2020: G.Y.M. Yoga and Soulfest mini-Retreat

Brought to you by the Gypsy Soul Mama's.... This G.Y.M. Yoga and Soulfest mini-Retreat is open to the public with ticket sales available.... but one need not attend this mini-Retreat to enjoy a weekend visit at Buffalo Gap this weekend.   More details to come soon... 

webpage:  www.gymyogasoulfest.com or click on photo below

Come celebrate the culture while enjoying a weekend filled with Practice, Party, & Purpose! Yoga & Soul Fest 2020 is all about a better you.

About This Event

"Supporting black and brown bodies in the areas of health, education, well-being and fitness"

The Yoga & Soul Fest is a celebration of culture. A 3-Day festival dedicated to Yoga, Dance, Lectures/ Workshops, and Live Entertainment offered by leading and inspirational Teachers & Contributors of color. G.Y.M is thrilled to host their first festival in 2020! Celebrate with us in the mountains of West Virginia!

 

Click on image to left for website and on button below for Facebook page.

Rent a cottage or a campsite from us this mini-Rertreat weekend whether you are a registered attendee of this mini-Retreat or not... and enjoy the festivities including kayaking, canoes, wood-fired sauna, bon-fires, games including horse shoes, corn hole, ladders, and more.


Hiking, kayaking, canoe, wood fired sauna, sandy beach, volleyball, swimming, and lots to see and do in nearby towns of Capon Bridge, Wardensville, and Winchester.

Enjoy Friday evening dinner at our cafe or Saturday breakfast, lunch or dinner and Sunday brunch!  

Our new cafe has appetizers, hot and cold drinks, desserts as well as full meal options.

July 3 - 6, 2020: Independence Day Weekend

Rent a cottage or a campsite from us this Independence Day weekend and enjoy the festivities -- kayaking, canoes, wood-fired sauna, bon-fires, games including horse shoes, corn hole, ladders, and more.


Hiking, kayaking, canoe, wood fired sauna, sandy beach, volleyball, swimming, and lots to see and do in nearby towns of Capon Bridge, Wardensville, and Winchester.

Enjoy Friday evening dinner at our cafe or Saturday breakfast, lunch or dinner and Sunday brunch!  

Our new cafe has appetizers, hot and cold drinks, desserts as well as full meal options.

June 12 - 14, 2020: Shenandoah Rhythm Drum & Flow -- mini Retreat

A mini-Retreat embedded in an Open to Public weekend.

You need not be a part of the retreat to enjoy this weekend at Buffalo Gap.

Drumming workshops, performances, and African drum jams led by Jona Masiya of the Mawuya Drummers and company.   Mawuya is a Shona word meaning welcome. I look forward to drumming with you.

 

Also Flow Arts performers including hula hoppers, fire spinners, jugglers and more on multiple stages throughout the weekend events.   ​

Rent a cottage or a campsite from us this Independence Day weekend and enjoy the festivities -- kayaking, canoes, wood-fired sauna, bon-fires, games including horse shoes, corn hole, ladders, and more.


Hiking, kayaking, canoe, wood fired sauna, sandy beach, volleyball, swimming, and lots to see and do in nearby towns of Capon Bridge, Wardensville, and Winchester.

Enjoy Friday evening dinner at our cafe or Saturday breakfast, lunch or dinner and Sunday brunch!  

Our new cafe has appetizers, hot and cold drinks, desserts as well as full meal options.

July 12 - 20, 2020: SpiralHeart (tickets required)

Spiralheart is a community within the Reclaiming tradition of earth-based spirituality. We gather annually for open workshops and various retreats, which are affectionately known as 'witchcamps.  Our story for 2020 is Lillith.

website:  https://spiralheart.org/witchcamp

Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/spiralheart/

Aug 7 - 10, 2020: Buffalo by the Bayou: (Requires Tickets)

Buffalo by the Bayou at Buffalo Gap

Cajun and Zydeco Music and Dance returns to Buffalo Gap.

8/7/20 - 8/10/20​

For more information and to register, contact event organizer:

Michael Hart

webbsite:  http://www.dancingbythebayou.com

240-506-2263

Aug. 14 - 16, 2020: Green Song - (Requires Tickets)

Green Song 2020

With our GreenSong 2020 festival, we will come together to discuss the current challenges to our environment through music, demonstrations, personal participation, and workshops.

 

We intend to engage awareness to accept personal responsibility for the ethical use of resources and to foster compassion for all living beings. Here, you will learn how to advocate for the planet and to find out what we can do every day to move toward a more sustainable future.

 

Each of us can become the change that we want to see in the world. Join us and find your voice!

Also help us to honor and celebrate the 90th birthday of Appalachian activist, teacher, educator Elspeth Odbert.

Cabins, campsites available for overnight guests.  Music, workshops, food, fun, education, activism and so much more.

Sept. 4 - 7, 2020: Labor Day weekend

Welcome Chaos Off Road Jeep Trail Event participants!  At the 400 acre Jeep Trail Park next property over.

Rent a cottage or a campsite from us this Labor Day weekend and enjoy the festivities -- kayaking, canoes, wood-fired sauna, bon-fires, games including horse shoes, corn hole, ladders, and more.

Hiking, kayaking, canoe, wood fired sauna, sandy beach, volleyball, swimming, and lots to see and do in nearby towns of Capon Bridge, Wardensville, and Winchester.

Enjoy Friday evening dinner at our cafe or Saturday breakfast, lunch or dinner and Sunday brunch!  

Our new cafe has appetizers, hot and cold drinks, desserts as well as full meal options.

Sept. 25 - 28: Closed For Private Event

Buffalo Gap Retreat will be closed this weekend for a private whole camp rental.

Oct. 9 - 12, 2020: Columbus Day Weekend

Rent a cottage or a campsite from us this Columbus Day weekend and enjoy the festivities and the beautiful Fall season here in the Potomac Highlands.

Hiking, kayaking, canoes, wood fired sauna, sandy beach, volleyball, horse shoes, corn hole, camp fires, s'mores, and lots to see and do in nearby towns of Capon Bridge, Wardensville, and Winchester.

Enjoy Friday evening dinner at our cafe or Saturday breakfast, lunch or dinner and Sunday brunch!  

Our new cafe has appetizers, hot and cold drinks, desserts as well as full meal options.

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