Events

Wild Mushroom ID & Foraging Workshop Sept 21

About the Event Mushroom ID and Foraging Workshop-   Saturday, Sept 21st  from 2pm-5pm   This workshop includes a 2-3 hour walk in the forest while we discover, properly identify and disucss foraging for wild edible and medicinal mushrooms.  We cover the basics to get you started on what could become a lifelong passion and hobby...

Homecoming

Join us at The Mountain for our 44th Annual Gathering of Members and Friends.  2024 is a time for celebration of people, programs, and this special place. We will have three days of renewing connections with old friends and making new connections, being immersed in this extraordinary natural environment, learning about current projects and possibilities...

2024 UU Young Adult Con

Young Adult CONs at The Mountain are back! May 30 - June 2, 2024 Our theme will be CONstructing community. There will be various group activities run by young adults for young adults to foster community building, spiritual growth, YA empowerment, and so much more! The con will be open to young adults ages 18-35,...

Birmingham UU: 2024 Retreat to the Mountains

Members of UU Churches of Birmingham and Tuscaloosa gather for their annual Retreat to The Mountain this Summer! June 6 - 9, 2024 Join us at the beautiful Mountain Retreat and Learning Center for our annual church retreat. We will have workshops, small and large gatherings, and activities for all ages in the scenic and...

June 8th Forest to Table Dinner

About the Event Forest to Table Dinners - Approx 2 hours of walking/standing and 2-hour dinner - BYOB. What to Bring: water, comfortable shoes, dress for the weather, alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages of choice. Come reap the best of the June harvest with a delicious dinner sourced from The Many Hands Peace Farm at The Mountain...

$85.00

Depung Loseling monastery Retreat

Drepung Loseling is dedicated to the study and preservation of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition of wisdom and compassion. A center for the cultivation of both heart and intellect, it provides a sanctuary for the nurturance of inner peace and kindness, community understanding, and global healing.

John McCutcheon’s Songwriting Camp June 23-27

Join Grammy-nominated folk musician and songwriter, John McCutcheon, for an intense, intimate songwriting Master Class at The Mountain Retreat & Learning Center in Highlands, NC. Join other songwriting lovers for this remarkable event at an even more remarkable place. In between sessions enjoy breathtaking views of the Smoky Mountains, healthy, delicious homemade food, and camaraderie.

Intro to Herbalism – June 29th

Learn how to identify and wild forage medicinal plants! About the Event Intro to Herbalism Workshop- Thursday, June 29th from 2 pm-5 pm Identify and wild forage medicinal plants in the Appalachian mountains. Learn to make medicine and cultivate highly medicinal herbs in your garden. Make and take home herbal salves, tinctures, oils, honey, syrups,...

$50.00

FACETS Leadership Retreat for Women Conductors

FACETS is a retreat for women conductors focused on leadership development, fostering mentoring relationships, and opportunities for networking.​ The first FACETS conference was held in northern Georgia in July of 2016, where twenty-six women from 9 states, representing elementary, middle school, high school, college, church, and community choirs, came together to learn and teach, explore...

Wild Foraging Workshop – July 6

Learn how to identify and wild forage plants and mushrooms. About the Event Wild Foraging Workshop- Saturday, July 6th from 2pm-6pm This workshop includes a 3-4 hour walk in the forest while we discover, properly identify, and discuss foraging for wild edible and medicinal mushrooms. We cover the basics to get you started on what...

SE LREDA: Religious Education Week

Religious Educators and their families are invited to gather. July 7 - 12, 2024 Join us this summer for RE Week at The Mountain where we'll reconnect, learn and grow, and breathe! We're excited to be offering two programs; the Systems Theory Renaissance Module and Dynamic Vision of Emerging Adult Ministry. System Theory Renaissance Module...

Free – $190.00