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Thanksgiving Weekend

Thanksgiving Weekend November 25 - 28, 2020

From holiday crafts and fireside concerts, family bingo to bountiful holiday dining, Barnsley Resort ushers in Thanksgiving weekend with events and experiences for all ages. Savor Executive Chef Nicolas Lebas’s elevated Thanksgiving Day three- or four-course menu in the intimate setting of the Rice House restaurant or opt for the fall-inspired three- and four-course menu at the Woodlands Grill. Don’t miss the chance to capture it all in a mini-family photo session with professional photographer Kate Walton. Guests will take home five high-res digital negatives with our compliments.

  • WEEKEND ITINERARY
  • Holiday Ornament Craft | November 25Close -

    Wednesday, November 25, 2020:

    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Outpost Lawn

    Create a woodlands-inspired keepsake Barnsley Resort ornament to place on your family's tree this holiday season.

    Complimentary (resort guests and members only)

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    Family Bingo & DJ Party | November 25Open +

    Wednesday, November 25, 2020:

    9:00 pm

    Get ready for some family-friendly competition with a DJ spinning tunes and calling B-I-N-G-0 with resort prizes available throughout the evening for the winners.

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    $20 per person
    Price excludes tax and 20% service charge.

    Exclusively for resort guests and members.

    Fireside Concert - J. Scott Thompson | November 25Open +

    Wednesday, November 25, 2020:

    4:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Beer Garden

    Sit back, relax by the fire and enjoy an intimate concert with a talented local musician, J. Scott Thompson, at the Beer Garden.

    Exclusively for resort guests and members.

    Lighting of the Ruins | November 25Open +

    Wednesday, November 25, 2020

    5:30 pm

    Celebrate the start of the holiday season at Barnsley Resort with the annual Lighting of the Ruins and resort village. Enjoy festive holiday entertainment, refreshments and holiday decor before counting down to the official lighting at this fun-filled family event. The countdown is planned for 6:15 p.m.

    This event is for resort guests and members in 2020 to ensure physical distancing and other safety protocols.

    Family Craft Project: Tic Tac Toe | November 26Open +

    Thursday, November 26, 2020:

    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Take home a rustic tic tac toe board created from a cutting of a tree from the resort's property and personalize the stone "checkers" with your family's favorite colors, teams or other inspiration.

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    $35 per board
    Price excludes tax and 20% service charge.

    Exclusively for resort guests and members.

    Thanksgiving Dining - Rice House | November 26Open +

    Thursday, November 26, 2020:

    4:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Rice House

    Executive Chef Nicolas Lebas presents an elevated Thanksgiving menu inspired by the season in the intimate setting of the Rice House restaurant at Barnsley Resort.

    Three-Course Menu: $75 per adult
    Four-Course Menu: $85 per adult

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    For Reservations please
    Call 770.773.7480 ext. 1


    Prices exclude tax and service charge.
    Children’s menu is available for those 12 and under.

    Availability is limited. Please inquire about options available for large parties (13 or more) for additional private venues.

    Exclusively for resort guests and members.

    Family Fun Day at the Barnsley Farm | November 26Open +

    Thursday, November 26, 2020:

    11:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Spend the day trying new adventures together at the Barnsley Farm! This fun-filled family day gives guests the opportunity to try a variety of different outdoor activities including:

    • Introduction to Archery
    • Farm Animal Feeding
    • Pine Cone Bird Feeder Crafts


    Complimentary for Resort guests and members.

    Exclusively for resort guests and members.

    Thanksgiving Dining - Woodlands Grill | November 26Open +

    Thursday, November 26, 2020

    12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Enjoy breathtaking views of fall on the Fazio Course along with a fall-infused menu of updated Thanksgiving favorites presented by Chef de Cuisine John Paul Burns at Woodlands Grill.

    Three-Course Menu: $59 per adult
    Four-Course Menu: $69 per adult

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    For Reservations please
    Call 770.773.7480 ext. 1


    Prices exclude tax and service charge.
    Children’s menu is available for those 12 and under.

    Availability is limited. Please inquire about options available for large parties (13 or more) for additional private venues.

    Exclusively for resort guests and members.

    Fireside Concert - Chloe Litton | November 26 & 28Open +

    Thursday & Saturday, November 26 & 28, 2020:

    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Beer Garden

    Sit back, relax by the fire and enjoy an intimate concert with a talented local musician, Chloe Litton, at the Beer Garden.

    Exclusively for resort guests and members.

    Turkey Trot Family Fun Run/Walk | November 26Open +

    Thursday, November 26, 2020:

    9:00 am – 11:00 am

    Burn off some calories before the Thanksgiving Day feast! Run or walk at your own pace to connect with nature on a 5K route throughout the resort's grounds, with a one-mile option for kids!

    Exclusively for resort guests and members.

    Fireside Concert - J. Scott Thompson | November 27Open +

    Friday, November 27, 2020:

    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Beer Garden

    Sit back, relax by the fire and enjoy an intimate concert with a talented local musician, J. Scott Thompson, at the Beer Garden.

    Exclusively for resort guests and members.

    Family Cornhole Competition | November 27 & 28Open +

    Friday & Saturday, November 27 & 28, 2020:

    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Enter a friendly cornhole competition to see which family wins the prize from the Outpost Experience Center.

    Exclusively for resort guests and members.

    Family Mini Photo Sessions | November 27 & 28Open +

    Friday & Saturday, November 27 & 28, 2020:

    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Capture cherished family memories with a mini fall photo session with professional photographer Kate Walton using the resort's iconic Manor House Ruins and gardens as a backdrop. The 20-minute sessions include five (5) high-resolution digital negatives. (Additional files may be accessed for additional fees.) See Kate’s work on Instagram @studiokaterome. This option is available for overnight resort guests and members only.

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    Exclusively for resort guests and members.

    Owl Prowl with Blue Ridge Raptors | November 27 & 28Open +

    Friday & Saturday, November 27 & 28, 2020:

    5:30 pm & 7:00 pm | Meet at the Fitness Center

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    Learn about all about owls from the experts at Blue Ridge Raptors with an outdoor discussion before embarking on a nocturnal tour. Participants are guided by "Owl Capone," a barred owl who will call to the other owls. With the changing of the guard from day to night, guests will be able to listen to night sounds, enjoy the night sky and smells, while looking for nocturnal animals on this evening guided hike, certain to be a "hoot" for "owl" in attendance! Guests also receive a Sibley's Guide to Raptors of Eastern North America to take home.

    $20 per participant

    Exclusively for resort guests and members.

    Forest Yoga | November 27 & 28Open +

    Friday & Saturday, November 27 & 28, 2020:

    9:00 am | Meet at Georgian Hall

    Connect with nature and take time to breathe, move and meditate in a tranquil forest setting. Suitable for any skill level, this slow flow Vinyasa session will leave you renewed and refreshed. Beginning breath work will ease you into a gentle flow to warm and stretch the body. Finish with mindful meditation to take in the quiet beauty of the surrounding area.

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    Complimentary for resort guests and members. Meet at Georgian Hall.

    50-minute class led by a certified instructor

    Exclusively for resort guests and members.

    Gingerbread House Making | November 27Open +

    Friday, November 27, 2020:

    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Get in the holiday spirit by creating your own family gingerbread house. Reservations are scheduled in small groups to allow for physical distancing.

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    Price is $35 per gingerbread house.
    Price excludes 7% tax and 20% service charge.

    Exclusively for resort guests and members.

    Wreath Crafting Workshop with Colonial House of Flowers | November 28Open +

    Saturday, November 28, 2020:

    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Create your own holiday wreath with expert floral designer Christy Griner Hulsey, Creative Director of Colonial House of Flowers, in Roswell. This year’s holiday wreath begins with a grapevine frame to adorn with Barnsley greenery and other décor inspired by nature as well as the festive season.

    Christy uses plants, flowers and a real story as her medium while specializing in intimate, high-end, bespoke, artistic partnerships, weddings, + event florals.

    Christy travels the globe teaching sold-out workshops, hosting pop-up shops, and sharing herself in ways that focus on old-world, painterly, classic yet whimsical garden style arrangements that are all-her! An award-winning designer who was named the 2017 Mayesh Design Star, her work has appeared on Style Me Pretty Front Page, Martha Stewart Weddings, Southern Living and Coastal Living along countless other magazines and influential blogs. She has worked on events at the White House, in Washington, D.C. and at the Rose Bowl Parade in Pasadena, California.

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    $75 per wreath
    Price excludes 7% tax and 20% service charge.

    Family Birdhouse Painting | November 28Open +

    Saturday, November 28, 2020:

    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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    Ideal for all ages, decorate a wooden birdhouse to provide a welcoming home for your garden's feathered friends. Our team will provide materials inspired by the spring season to create a charming addition to your yard.

    $35 per birdhouse excluding tax and service charge

    Location: Outpost Lawn

    Exclusively for resort guests and members.

    Meet the Brewmaster: Gate City Brewing | November 28Open +

    Saturday, November 28, 2020:

     2:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Beer Garden

    Meet Gate City Brewing Company's Co-Founder Brian Borngesser to taste beers from this Roswell-based brewery. Gate City strives to brew beers that embody the very same independent spirit that inspired its founders to chase their dreams of opening Roswell’s first craft brewery.

    Exclusively for resort guests and members.

    Your well-being is our highest priority.
    Face coverings are required in all indoor public areas. To learn more about our Health & Sanitation Program,
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