Lutherlyn Events & Retreats (2017)
Throughout the year Lutherlyn hosts a wide variety of both day, and overnight programs.  Some of our events are specifically offered to children, while others are designed for crafters like our quilters and scrapbookers, and still other retreats which were created for the whole family!  
Please use the calendar of events listed below to find out more information about each of our many great events.

* You can follow the link for each event to learn more or register.  However, links are only active during the registration period.  If the link is not active for a retreat, registration is not yet open or the deadline for registration has passed. *

As always, if you have any questions please feel free to give us a call at 724-865-2161.


September 2017

- 1st - 2nd:  Fathers & Sons Retreat:  Fathers and Sons Day is for fathers and sons of all ages; for fathers who “borrow” sons and for sons who “borrow” fathers. Every man and boy is welcome.  It's a great opportunity for building relationships and making memories.

- 5th - 10th:  Crafty Lady Getaway:  If you've ever thought you need a vacation just to get some of your craft projects complete...this is the perfect opportunity.  You bring the project supplies and we'll take care of all the food, lodging and provide great opportunities for fun and fellowship. (Registration Deadline: Aug 25)

- 9th:  Woodland Center for the Arts:  All Blacksmithing, Quilting, and Fiber Arts Classes are 9 am - 5 pm and include lunch.  Painting classes are 10 am - noon and do not include a meal.  (Registration Required)

- 16th:  Build a Better Barn Dance:  This family friendly event will include a pig roast, dancing, yard games, raffle baskets, and some fun surprises!  It will be a great time for friends to come together, have fun, and support a great cause!  $20 Admission ($5 for children under 11)

- 23rd:  Saturday Safari (Gardening, Habitats, Energy Efficient Living):  Discover green living possibilities at Lutherlyn's Terra Dei Homestead exploring organic gardening, natural pest control, and tour a straw bale home.  (Registration Deadline: Sept 19)

- 29th & 30th:  Open Farm Day at Lutherlyn Equestrian Center:  After careful consideration we have decided to cancel the Hunter Pace formerly scheduled for September.  In place of the cancelled Hunter Pace we are opening our cross country jumps, indoor arena, grass stadium, and trails for two days of fun filled equine enjoyment!  (Advance Registration is Required)

October 2017

- 6th - 8th:  Wild Women Weekend:  Join us for a celebration of womanhood strengthening relationships, exploring faith and redefining what it means to be "girly".  (Registration Deadline: Sept 22)

- 14th:  Woodland Center for the Arts:  All Blacksmithing, Quilting, and Fiber Arts Classes are 9 am - 5 pm and include lunch.  Painting classes are 10 am - noon and do not include a meal.  (Registration Required)

- 14th:  Judged Pleasure Trail Ride:  Enjoy Lutherlyn's beautiful trails while completing some fun obstacles and challenges, followed by awards and drawings.  (Registration Required)

- 14th - 15th: Woodland Quilters Quilt Show:  Enjoy a weekend display of quilts and quilting in the autumn splendor at Lutherlyn. This show is a non-judged exhibit of the art of quilting.  2017's theme is "Woodland Creatures". (No registration necessary, $5 admission per person)

- 27th - 29th:  Family Getaway Weekend:  Bring the whole family for a weekend of fall activities like campfires, hikes, and Halloween movie night.  The Family Halloween Fun party is included in this great weekend at no additional cost.  (Registration Deadline: Oct 16) REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS RETREAT 

- 28th:  Family Halloween Fun:  Enjoy Halloween fun with pumpkin decorating/carving, hay rides, costume parade and trick-or-treating.  (Registration Deadline: Oct 16) REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS RETREAT 

 

November 2017

- 4th:  Saturday Safari (George Washington, the Venango Trail & Archaeology):  In December 1753, George Washington followed the Venango Trail through Lutherlyn on his way home to Virginia.  Learn about his trip, visit the trail and spend time "digging" at an archaeology site along the trail.  (Registration Deadline: Nov 1)

- 14th - 19th:  Santa's Workshop Retreat:  Come for a weekend designed to provide a stress free opportunity to complete some of those unfinished crafts you want to give as Christmas gifts.  (Registration Deadline: Nov 7)

- 18th:  Woodland Center for the Arts:  All Blacksmithing, Quilting, and Fiber Arts Classes are 9 am - 5 pm and include lunch.  Painting classes are 10 am - noon and do not include a meal.  (Registration Required)

December 2017

- 1st - 3rd:  Family Getaway Weekend:  Enjoy the start of the holiday season decorating cookies, singing carols and playing games with your family amidst the wonder of winter at Lutherlyn.  The Family Advent Celebration party is included in this great weekend at no additional cost.  (Registration Deadline: Nov 21)

- 2nd:  Family Advent Celebration:  Start the holiday season with your family celebrating Advent by sharing an Agape meal and creating an Advent wreath together.  (Registration Deadline: Nov 21)

- 2nd:  Pastoral Plunge!:  This fun filled fundraising event features a brave group of "Plungers" taking a very chilly dip in Lower Lake while spectators enjoy a bonfire and s'mores at Lower Lake.  

- 9th:  Woodland Center for the Arts:  All Blacksmithing, Quilting, and Fiber Arts Classes are 9 am - 5 pm and include lunch.  Painting classes are 10 am - noon and do not include a meal.  (Registration Required)