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Mar
9
Sat
Leatherwood Catering Tasting Event
Mar 9 all-day

Leatherwood Catering Tasting Event

Leatherwood Mountain’s, Saddlebrook Restaurant will be hosting an in-house catering tasting for wedding couples on March 9th from 12pm-2pm. Several of our more popular menu
items will be available for tasting as well as signature drink samples.  This is a great opportunity to nail down your menu and see the facility again before your big day!  We will have several cabins open for viewing as well.

IMG_3993Wedding Couples are welcome! Reservations required, call Abbie 336-973-5044.

Mar
15
Fri
Live Music with Brooks Forsyth @ Leatherwood Mountains Resort
Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Live Music with Brooks Forsyth!

Brooks Forsyth is a musician and songwriter from Boone, North Carolina. Brooks’ musical style encompasses a variety of genres, particularly within Americana: folk, country blues, bluegrass and roots rock. His versatile guitar style consists of both flatpicking and fingerpicking. He just recorded an album with Buzz and Parker Cason at Creative Workshop. He’s an accomplished guitarist and singer you will enjoy!

www.brooksforsyth.com/

Mar
30
Sat
Leatherwood Mountain Challenge 25/50 Endurance Ride
Mar 30 all-day

The Leatherwood Mountain Challenge 25/50 MARCH 30TH2019

AERC/SERA Sanctioned https: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

Entry Fees: Pre- registration is required since there is limited space. Entries are due no later than

March 16th, 2019. There will be a late fee of $25 per rider after March 16th. Entry Fee covers your meal on Friday night (extra meal tickets $12).

 

PLEASE NOTE: ALL STALL, CAMPING & CABIN RESERVATIONS MUST BE RESERVED BY CALLING LEATHERWOOD MOUNTAINS DIRECTLY. 336-973-5044

 

Camping: $20 per night We offer limited camping sites with power and water hook-ups. These will be Reserved on a first to call basis. No horses will be allowed to spend the night in the campground. If you wish to camp with your horse you will use a designated area with primitive sites each site is $20 & includes space for 1 equine, $5 for each additional equine. Showers and rest room facilities are available. Fires must be contained in fire pits.

Stalls: $20 per night We offer fully equipped 12×12 inside and open air stalls. 1 bag of shaving is provided. If you require large quantities of bedding bring your own.

Pets: All dogs must be kept on a leash. This is a resort rule.

Cabins: Make it a vacation! Wouldn’t you like to sit in a hot tub after the ride? Luxury rental cabins are available. Check them out on the web at www.LeatherwoodMountains.com or call 800-4NC-MTNS for more information.

Trail: The trail consists of long climbs on woodsy paths, logging roads, creek crossings, gravel roads and minimal traffic or paved road travel. Horses should be shod and breast collars are recommended. ALL VET CHECKS ARE IN CAMP.

Food: Friday night dinner will be provided for riders at 6:30 PM. Non rider meals are available at $12 per person. Saturday night dinner will be on your own. Saddlebrook Restaurant will also be serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner & offering ride specials throughout the weekend.

Awards: Completion awards for all riders. Top Ten, BC, and First to Finish awards for the 25&50.

Rules: All AERC / SERA rules apply. Equines must be a minimum of 48 months old to compete in the 25 and 60 months old to compete in the 50. No juniors on stallions. PROTECTIVE HEAD GEAR IS REQUIRED.

Water: Well water and creek water is plentiful.

Registration – Noon / Vet-in: Friday at 3pm. Head vet: Otis Schmitt DVM. Negative Coggins and AERC card required at check-in.

 

Directions:

 

DO NOT USE GPS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

From Virginia or Charlotte:

From I-77 take exit 73-B Hwy. 421 North towards Wilkesboro. Go approximately 20 miles on Hwy. 421. VERY IMPORTANT!!! Take the Wilkes Community College / Hwy. 268 exit #286 B. Go left at the light and stay on 268 for 15 miles. Take a right on Elk Creek road. Leatherwood is 6 miles out on the right. Take the second Leatherwood entrance.

From Asheville & Tennessee: Go I-40 east until you get to Morganton. Take the Hwy. 64 exit. Take a Left on to 64 and follow the Hwy. 64 east truck route signs around Morganton. Highway 64 turns into 18 north. Follow 18 North through Lenoir. 9 miles outside of Lenoir take a Left on Grandin Road. Stay on Grandin 6 miles until it dead-ends into Hwy. 268. Go right on 268 for 2 miles and then take a left on Elk Creek road. Leatherwood is 6 miles out on the right. Take the

second Leatherwood entrance.

From Atlanta: Take I-85 north to Gastonia NC. Take the Hwy. 321 exit, at the light take a left on Hwy. 321 north. Stay on 321 until you get to Lenoir. In Lenoir take a right on Hwy. 18 north. Go 9 miles and take a left on Grandin road. Stay on Grandin road 6 miles until it dead-ends into hwy. 268. Take a right on 268 and go 2 miles. Take a left on Elk Creek road. Leatherwood is 6 miles on the right. Take the second Leatherwood entrance.

 

 

 

 

The Leatherwood Mountain Challenge 25/50 MARCH 30TH2019

AERC/SERA Sanctioned

Rider Name______________________________________________*AERC#_____________

Address_____________________________________________________zip________________

Phone(_______)_______________________________________email_________________________

Emergency Phone number and name____________________________________________________

Weight Division________Juniors DOB______________Sponsor_____________________

 

Heavyweight Middleweight Lightweight Featherweight Junior

211 & up       186-210         161-185         up to 160

 

Horse_________________________________________________AERC#______________________

Age_______sex__________Owner_________________________________________ Distance_____

 

Distance entered circle one: 25 mile…$110     25 mile junior fee….$65

50 mile …$110            50 mile Junior fee ….$65

 

Entry fee includes rider dinner for Friday:

$___________ Entry fee from above

$___________ Add $15 for non AERC member                                                                                            

$___________ Non rider meals for Friday night (amount needed _______) $12 per night

$___________ Total due (add $25 late fee for entries received after March 16th 2019)

$___________ Less deposit. You must send a $30 non refundable deposit per entry now, with the

Balance due at check in PLEASE NOTE: ALL STALL, CAMPING & CABIN RESERVATIONS MUST BE RESERVED BY CALLING LEATHERWOOD MOUNTAINS DIRECTLY. 336-973-5044

 

Ride managers: Amanda Johnston 336-667-5351 johnstonav@aol.com

Abbie Hanchey 336-973-5044 abbie@leatherwoodmountains.com

 

Make checks payable to Leatherwood Mountains & mail to Ride Secretary.

Eric Rueter (ride secretary)

11045 Friendsville Road

Lenoir City, TN   37772

 

RELEASE OF LIABILITY – ASSUMPTION OF RISK

 

WARNING – UNDER NORTH CAROLINA LAW, AN EQUINE ACTIVITY SPONSOR OR EQUINE PROFESSIONAL IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY INJURY TO OR THE DEATH OF A PARTICIPANT IN EQUINE ACTIVITIES RESULTING EXCLUSIVELY FROM THE INHERENT RISKS OF EQUINE ACTIVITIES. CHAPTER 99 OF THE NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL STATUTES.

 

I, undersigned. For myself, and members of my family or group including minor children, hearby to release Leatherwood from any and all liability they may incur due to my (our) presence and our horses presence at Leatherwood and/or the use of any of their facilities and/or equipment and/or property including real estate and trails.

 

I realize and understand and am knowledgeable about the many and various danger and the potentials for accidents, injuries and damages associated with horse and horse facilities. I agree to assume the risk of all these dangers and all matters of liability relating to the horse facilities of Leatherwood including all associated activities. I specifically and totally release Leatherwood forever from such liabilities regardless of how such liability may arise. I agree not to bring any type of claim or legal action against Leatherwood for any such occurrences and to hold Leatherwood harmless from any and all expenses or damages arising therefrom. Further, I agree to use all facilities and/or equipment and/or equipment and/or property including real estate and trails of Leatherwood only in a reasonable and careful manner. I accept full responsibility for all harm or damage that may be caused, if any, to said facilities and/or equipment and/or equipment and/or property including real estate and trails and I shall hold Leatherwood harmless from any and all expenses or damages that may arise from a breach of this Agreement.

 

As used herein “Leatherwood” shall include Leatherwood Rentals, Inc., Mountain Resource Company (a NC corporation), Leatherwood Home and Land Sales LLC, Horse Trail Rides LLC, Phil & Phil LLC, Leatherwood Mountains Property Owners Association, Snotsteep LLC, AHP Development, all owners, managers, agents, employees or anyone affiliated with Leatherwood and/or their activities. As used herein “I” or “Undersigned” shall include my family members, my guests and invitees and my minor children.

 

Rider signature____________________________________________________Date___________

 

Parent Guardian ( for junior Rider )___________________________________ Date___________

 

Horse owner signature_____________________________________________ Date___________

 

 

Live Music with Josh Perryman @ Leatherwood Mountains Resort
Mar 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Live Music with Josh Perryman!

Josh Perryman resides in North Carolina. His live sound draws from classic rock icons like The Beatles and Bob Dylan- with elements of blues and modern rock. His show is full of familiar material with a signature style.

Josh’s solo career began after touring with various local and regional bands. He currently performs weekly in varied venues and events, from college campuses to festivals and points in between. For schedule and booking please contact:

 

https://www.facebook.com/joshperrymanmusic/

http://www.reverbnation.com/open_graph/artist/5612069

 

Apr
6
Sat
Nagy / Longfellow Wedding Event
Apr 6 all-day

Nagy / Longfellow Wedding Event

Apr
12
Fri
Live Music with Tony Bailey @ Leatherwood Mountains Resort
Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Live Music with Tony Bailey!

Tony Bailey’s country style is universal and he envokes the emotions and memories of days gone by and inspires his audience to see life in all of its glories- little or great. This is the dawn of a new age in which it is a good thing for the world of country music to be exposed to Tony Bailey!

https://tonybaileymusic.com/home

Apr
20
Sat
Casey / Seagroves Wedding Event
Apr 20 all-day

Casey / Seagroves Wedding Event

May
3
Fri
Live Music with Shay Martin Lovette @ Leatherwood Mountains Resort
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Live Music from Shay Martin Lovette!

Shay Martin Lovette is a singer-songwriter originating in the foothills of Appalachia in North Carolina. He has placed in nationally recognized songwriting competitions like Merlefest’s Chris Austin Songwriting Competition, and Telluride’s Troubadour Songwriting Competition. He has performed at music festivals such as Merlefest, Bristol Rhythm, and Roots Reunion, and Carolina in the Fall.

 

https://www.facebook.com/shaymlovette/

https://www.shaymartinlovette.com/

May
11
Sat
Hawkins/Gibson Wedding Event
May 11 all-day

Hawkins/Gibson Wedding Event

May
18
Sat
Tipton / Ratliff Wedding Event
May 18 @ 3:31 pm – 4:31 pm

Tipton / Ratliff Wedding Event

May
24
Fri
Live Music with Josh Perryman @ Leatherwood Mountains Resort
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Live Music with Josh Perryman!

Josh Perryman resides in North Carolina. His live sound draws from classic rock icons like The Beatles and Bob Dylan- with elements of blues and modern rock. His show is full of familiar material with a signature style.

Josh’s solo career began after touring with various local and regional bands. He currently performs weekly in varied venues and events, from college campuses to festivals and points in between. For schedule and booking please contact:

 

https://www.facebook.com/joshperrymanmusic/

http://www.reverbnation.com/open_graph/artist/5612069

 

May
25
Sat
Macintosh / Stumb Wedding Event
May 25 all-day

Macintosh / Stumb Wedding Event

Jun
1
Sat
Live Music with Will Easter @ Leatherwood Mountains Resort
Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 Live Music with Will Easter!

Hearing Will’s originial carefully crafted songs, one is imbued with heartfelt, honest, hardworking, and earthen lyrics that reveal stories of love, love lost, and the singers own genuine unique pain of human progression. As a music lover, Will has big ears for many genres, but is primarily focused on performing his own original Sauratown Mountains country folk sound- which some fans have referred to as “grunge grass”.

https://www.facebook.com/WillEasterMusic/

 

Jun
8
Sat
Macek / Bearden Wedding Event
Jun 8 all-day

Macek / Bearden Wedding Event

Jun
15
Sat
Live Music with Tony Bailey @ Leatherwood Mountains Resort
Jun 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Live Music with Tony Bailey!

Tony Bailey’s country style is universal and he envokes the emotions and memories of days gone by and inspires his audience to see life in all of its glories- little or great. This is the dawn of a new age in which it is a good thing for the world of country music to be exposed to Tony Bailey!

https://tonybaileymusic.com/home

Jun
22
Sat
Barton / Sherman Wedding Event
Jun 22 all-day

Barton / Sherman Wedding Event

Jun
29
Sat
Colella / Simmons Wedding Event
Jun 29 all-day

Colella / Simmons Wedding Event

Jul
6
Sat
Live Music with Grant Funderburk @ Leatherwood Mountains Resort
Jul 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Live Music with Grant Funderburk!

Grant Funderburk is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist from Charlotte, NC. He fronts indie rock band, Toleman Randall, as well as bluegrass duo, Crystal Fountains.

https://tolemanrandall.bandcamp.com/

https://m.facebook.com/crystalfountainsbluegrass/

Jul
20
Sat
Lauer / Hatch Wedding Event
Jul 20 all-day

Lauer / Hatch Wedding Event

Sep
7
Sat
Crane / Marcus Wedding Event
Sep 7 all-day

Crane / Marcus Wedding Event

Sep
28
Sat
Sutton / Hwing Wedding Event
Sep 28 all-day

Sutton / Hwing Wedding Event

Oct
3
Thu
“A Fraser’s Ridge Homecoming” an Outlander North Carolina themed weekend!
Oct 3 – Oct 6 all-day

 

“A Fraser’s Ridge Homecoming” an Outlander North Carolina themed weekend! Outlander North Carolina is hosting a four day Outlander themed event at Leatherwood Mountains Resort in Ferguson, NC from October 3rd -6th, 2019.

Activities include a variety of speakers, reenactors, singers, dancers, historic tours, and celebration of all things pertaining to Outlander’s relocation to Fraser’s Ridge, NC in season 4, with a focus on the 18th century history of North Carolina’s Backcountry.  Click here for more details.

 

 

Oct
12
Sat
Taber / Arden Wedding Event
Oct 12 all-day

Taber / Arden Wedding Event

Oct
19
Sat
Smith / Stewart Wedding Event
Oct 19 all-day

Smith / Stewart Wedding Event

Oct
26
Sat
Oktoberfest at Leatherwood Mountains Resort @ Leatherwood Mountains Resort
Oct 26 all-day

2019 Details to be announced  – Mark your calendars for a fun-filled day of Bavarian food, local crafts, local brews & excellent live music!

 

 

 

Live Music with Tony Bailey @ Leatherwood Mountains Resort
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Live Music with Tony Bailey!

Tony Bailey’s country style is universal and he envokes the emotions and memories of days gone by and inspires his audience to see life in all of its glories- little or great. This is the dawn of a new age in which it is a good thing for the world of country music to be exposed to Tony Bailey!

https://tonybaileymusic.com/home

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