Christmas In the Pines
Join us for an all-inclusive, Christmas themed, weekend getaway just for women with a variety of talented presenters, decadent meals, and special sessions to attend. Celebrate all the things the holidays should be: great food, wine, entertainment and seasonal inspiration through fun and interactive classes. Learn some amazing holiday ideas and prepare to completely immerse yourself in everything Christmas!! All proceeds from the event will go to PRAAC, an Athabasca and Area prevention of Abuse Action Committee.
November 18 - November 20, 2016
Pine Valley Resort is a beautiful, brand new facility located in the stunning Tawatinaw valley located 85kms north of Edmonton. It offers wonderful accommodations and an exquisite lodge for meals and events. The rooms, which offer queen size bunks with cozy bedding, can sleep from 2 to 8 dependant on your requests and number of ladies you are bunking with.
We are pleased to have 2 Red Seal chefs preparing our meals which include breakfast and lunch on the Saturday, a delicious gala dinner on the Saturday evening and brunch on Sunday. Prepare to have your taste buds tingling from these amazing dishes!
Schedule of Events
Friday, November 18, 8:00pm
Enjoy the Wine and Cheese and browse the beautiful wares of local artisans. Shop from a collection of unique and marvelous items and finish off your Christmas shopping list or maybe just get started!! A variety of delicious wines will be available along with a selection of cheeses. Relax and prepare for the amazing weekend you are about to partake in.
Saturday, November 19
Begin your day with harmony and balance through a yoga class that will be offered from a talented local teacher. A delicious breakfast will follow that will top off the beginning of a great day!! Throughout the day you will have the opportunity to partake in a variety of classes; learn the art of Christmas crafts and holiday decorating, cook with a local chef, grasp the art of soap making and much more. If you have come to simply relax and take in the ambiance of the setting, there is a beautiful library and grand fireplace where you can sit and let your worries melt away. To finish off an amazing day, there will be a gala dinner in the evening including a silent auction and DJ . Don't forget to pack something pretty as there will be a photographer on site for those that wish to have their picture or group photo taken. There are tons of surprises throughout the day so be prepared to be spoiled!
Sunday, November 20
Sleep in after an exhilarating night of dancing or choose to begin your day again with a refreshing yoga class. A delicious brunch will follow. Spend your remaining time relaxing, finishing up some projects or visiting with the new friends that you are sure to have made!!
*Note - The lodging is separate from the dinner and dance so those who would prefer to retire early can do so.
**Note - A masseuse will be available for bookings at an additional cost as well as cross-country skiing if snow is suitable.
Bussing, at no additional charge will be available from Athabasca to and from the event. Pick-up time will be 5:45pm on Friday, November 18 from the Athabasca Regional Multiplex and return will be 2:00pm on Sunday, November 20.