Discover Our Top Fall Calendar Events at The Cliffs
As bright orange and crimson leaves begin to carpet the mountain tops and the warm smell of apple cider and pumpkin spice fills the air, the spirit of autumn begins to take hold. And there are few places more spectacular to spend the fall season than in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. So, mark your calendars and come celebrate the season with fall events at The Cliffs!
Here are a few of the most festive fall events held within our private luxury community for our members in the Carolinas.
1. Oktoberfest –– October 3 & 14
While originally a marriage ceremony that took place in Munich in the 1800s, today, we celebrate Oktoberfest as a way to connect with German culture and craft beer. Join us for local beers, live music, and authentic German dishes, such as roast chicken, classic Bavarian sausages, and soft pretzels prepared by our celebrated culinary team.
2. Oyster Roast –– October 21
As the temperature dips and outdoor festivities kick off, come get a taste of fall flavor at this years’ Oyster Roast at The Cliffs at Mountain Park. Whether fried, baked, raw, or in a stew, there’s no shortage of ways to enjoy Chef Kevin’s oyster dishes. Join us for great food, great mountain views, and live music.
3. Farm to Table Dinner –– October 27
Gather around the dinner table for a fresh farm-to-table dining experience hosted by our exceptional chefs. Using high-quality, local ingredients and seasonal produce, our chefs will bring you the simple pleasures of fresh dining as a dinner guest. You will have the opportunity to enjoy new dishes not offered on the traditional seasonal menus at The Cliffs’ venues. This event will be hosted at The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards’ clubhouse. Please note: Reservations should be made as early as possible.
4. Spooktacular Halloween Party –– October 30-31
Dress up in your favorite costume and take part in our Spooktacular Halloween celebrations at The Cliffs. Enjoy musical favorites like The Monster Mash and Thriller while carving jack-o-lanterns and bobbing for apples.
Three of our communities will be hosting a Halloween party this year –– The Cliffs at Walnut Cove and The Cliffs at Glassy on the 30, while The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards will be hosting their holiday party on the night of Halloween.
5. HalloWAG –– October 31
No need to leave your four-legged pets at home, dress them up and have them join in on the Halloween festivities too. Hosted at The Cliffs Valley, HalloWAG is a costume party for our furry members. You may even see Copper and Shugar, our beloved bloodhounds from The Cliffs at Mountain Park, dressed up for the festivities too.
6. Spooky Night Golf –– November 1
Hosted at The Cliffs at Mountain Park golf course, our Spooky Night Golf creates an unforgettable Halloween experience for golf enthusiasts. For one night only, our event team transforms the course to look like a scene straight out of a horror film. With spooky decor around every corner, players will experience the game of golf in a whole new way!
7. Comfort Cooking Class –– November 18
Are you an avid cook looking to sharpen your skills in the kitchen? Join our culinary team at The Cliffs at Walnut Cove for a comfort food cooking class. Using fresh, seasonal produce sourced from local farms and markets in the area, you will learn how to create Southern classic dishes by some of the area’s best chefs. Who knows, you may even decide to change up your Thanksgiving menu to include some of the dishes you mastered in this class!
8. Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda –– November 19
Ever wish you had taken that chance? This is the golf tournament for you! Take that mulligan and get that second chance on the course. If you take it, though, you have to play it. The tournament will be played at The Cliffs at Keowee Springs and the entry fee includes snacks that will be available to players throughout the event.
9. Thanksgiving Day Feast –– November 25
Start new Thanksgiving day traditions surrounded by your Cliffs’ family at our annual Thanksgiving Day feast. Using only the finest and freshest seasonal ingredients, our culinary staff will create an elaborate menu for our members to enjoy.
This event will be held at four of our communities –– The Cliffs at Walnut Cove, The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards, The Cliffs at Glassy, and The Cliffs Valley. At The Cliffs Valley, our celebrations include a Turkey Trot event and flag football games for those who want to stay active even during the holidays. At The Cliffs at Keowee Springs, we will be offering a “home for the Holidays” to-go option for those who wish to have the comfort of dining at home.
10. Holiday Wreath Making –– November 26
What better way to decorate your luxury mountain home than with a custom holiday wreath made alongside friends and family. To create a one-of-a-kind wreath, we will use fresh and fragrant greenery, dried pinecones, juniper sprigs, and other seasonal embellishments. This event will be held at The Cliffs at Walnut Cove, so be sure you mark your calendars for this crafty event and look forward to giving your front door a festive new look.
11. Christmas Tree Lighting –– November 30
With December just around the corner, we’re gearing up for the annual Christmas tree lighting that will take place at The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards. Decorated to perfection, our designers spend hours hand-picking each ornament’s placement on the tree. A light show will also be held, where you can also enjoy the joyous sound of carolers as you sing along with friends and family to mark the start of the Holiday season.
12. Polar Bear Open –– December 17
We hope you enjoy this four-person scramble, pick your Polar Bear Hunting party wisely as this course isn’t your average bear! Pick from two courses to play at The Cliffs at Keowee Springs: The Polar Bear Fun Course or The Polar Bear Course!
The Polar Bear Course is full of twists and turns, par 3’s, 4’s, and 5’s! While our fun course will be mainly par 3’s. We will flight the field first by course played and then overall handicap of the players. Included in your entry fee will be Brunch, Credit Book Awards, and Hors d’ oeuvres following play. We will play no matter what the weather is like on the day of the event.
Celebrate With Us, All Year Long
When it comes to organizing a robust calendar filled with premier social events, no one does it better than The Cliffs! Throughout the year, our events department looks forward to hosting activities that encourage members from all of our clubs to interact with one another and build a strong sense of community.
If you would like to become a part of our private community, we invite you to browse our available properties. Once you find one that interests you, feel free to schedule a walk-through with one of our Real Estate Sales Team Members. We look forward to introducing you to the many lifestyle amenities that come with owning a home at The Cliffs.