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‘TIS THE SEASON TO

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Salamander Resort & Spa MIDDLEBURG, VIRGINIA

The Henderson Beach & Spa Resort DESTIN, FLORIDA

Hammock Beach Golf & Spa Resort PALM COAST, FLORIDA

Reunion Golf & Spa Resort ORLANDO, FLORIDA

Innisbrook Golf & Spa Resort TAMPA BAY, FLORIDA

NOPSI Hotel NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

Salamander Hotels & Resorts — ­ Now this is luxury.


WELCOME I’m thrilled to welcome you to our Salamander family of luxury hotels and resorts. Whether you’re visiting us once again or staying for the very first time, our ultimate goal for you remains the same — to not only provide you with the ultimate in impeccable service and exceptional amenities, but to inspire you to seek out the kind of enriching, immersive experiences that will leave you with lifelong memories. Enjoy your stay — and the memories.

Sheila C. Johnson Founder & CEO, Salamander® Hotels & Resorts


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AREA HAPPENINGS EVENT CALENDAR UPCOMING EVENTS

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DAILY F E S T I V I T I E S HOLIDAY FEST IV ITIES HOLIDAY HORSING AROUND

Visit the Equestrian Center this December and see how the horses are getting in the holiday spirit. Your day will become merry and bright when you see the festive décor adorning the stalls and the playful outfits the horses are sporting. Feel free to take pictures of the horses in the stable or outside in the paddocks.

ELF AT THE RESORT

ELF SCAVENGER HUNT

December 1 – 31 | Fitness Center Grab your list of hints and search for our elf’s favorite locations throughout the resort. Be sure to share your discoveries with the team at the Fitness Desk for prizes!

HELP FROM AN ELF

Would you like a Christmas tree in your room, help with gift wrapping or holiday errands to run? We can help with all the items on your to-do list this holiday season. Please call 540.326.4020 to request help from our Salamander Elves.

December 1 – 25

Santa is sending a special elf, Sally, to keep an eye on the children and holiday happenings at Salamander Resort & Spa. Look around to see where Sally the Elf is playing today and remember to be “nice”... when everyone is asleep, Sally uses her magical powers to go back to the North Pole to report to Santa.

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BUNDLE UP, ENJOY OUR VIEWS AND CHERISH THE MEMORY MAKING MOMENTS. SNOW SLED & TUBE RENTAL

WINTER ZIP LINE

Don’t let the snow keep you indoors! Grab a sled or tube from the fitness center and head outdoors for some winter fun. Complimentary for two hours.

Take in the winter wonderland from above as you fly through the trees as if on Santa’s sleigh. Your cheeks might be rosy but you’ll be cozy as you get into the festive spirit and experience an adventure you will truly never forget!

November 24 – February 28 Fitness Center

$123 per person

For zip line reservations, call 540.326.4376

Gift Cards make the perfect gift ‘Tis the season of gift giving! Delight your loved ones by giving the gift of Salamander Resort & Spa’s luxurious accommodations, delicious cuisine and award-winning spa, all wrapped into one elegant gift card package. Please visit the concierge or call 540.751.3162, to purchase yours today.

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W INTER FESTIV ITIES COUNTRYSIDE GROUP TRAIL RIDES $135 per person | Ages 10 & up

Discover the natural beauty of our countryside in the winter while riding our gentle trail horses. Your guide will take you through the wooded trails for a one hour leisurely walk. Weather permitting.

EQUINE COMMUNICATION $135 per person | Ages 5 & up

Have you ever wondered about the magic behind "horse whispering"? This unique opportunity will teach you the art of equine communication with our professional trainers. As an observer or participant, you are sure to come away with a new appreciation of these magnificent creatures. One hour in outdoor arena.

ESSENTIAL HORSEMANSHIP $135 per person | Ages 5 & up

Whether you are new to horses or wanting to add to your equestrian skills, this program can cover anything from grooming and handling techniques to braiding, bandaging, tacking (English or Western) and everything in between. One hour in stables.

EQUISPECTIVE

$250 per person (three or less), $150 per person for group of four or more This unique self-discovery program unites horse and human with the ultimate goal of developing extensive leadership expertise, regardless of one’s experience. Using an innovative hands-on approach, participants connect with horses while exploring relationship awareness, communication style and leadership techniques. Two-hour session. For equestrian reservations, please call 844.308.2723.

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BRUNCH WITH SANTA

December 3, 10 & 17 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Harrimans Visit with Santa and his elves at Harrimans while enjoying a delicious brunch with sweet and savory holiday favorites for the entire family. The brunch also will feature a make-your-own holiday keepsake designing station as well as a photo opportunity with Santa. $45 per person, $30 for children.

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TOYS FOR TOTS Make a child’s day this holiday season! Drop off an unwrapped toy and get 10% off an art class for the month of November and December. All donations need to be dropped off by December 12.

SALAMANDER TREE LIGHTING

November 30 | 6:00 p.m. | Living Room Excitement builds and choirs sing in anticipation for Santa’s arrival to light up the resort’s Christmas tree. Join us for a festive celebration with cookies, hot cocoa, mulled cider and to have your photo taken with Santa. Complimentary.

STORYTIME WITH MRS. CLAUS

December 9, 16 & 23 | 7:00 p.m. | The Library Gather around the cozy fire for special stories that will surely warm your heart.

CHRISTMAS CAROLER PERFORMANCE December 10 | 6:00 p.m.

Get in the holiday spirit with the local Studio Bleu singing group as they perform the season’s favorite tunes. Treats and hot chocolate available.

2ND ANNUAL NAUGHTY OR NICE CHRISTMAS CABARET

FAMILY HOSPITALITY SUITE

December 21 – 31 | 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Bluemont Room Perfect place for the kids to hang out and feel at home this winter! Play giant checkers, foosball, ping pong, Jenga, board games, crafts, Xbox and so much more. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Complimentary access.

CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER

December 24 | 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Harrimans Enjoy a lavish four-course feast of holiday favorites with a special twist from the chefs at Harrimans. $79 per person, $30 additional for wine pairings.

CHRISTMAS DAY BRUNCH

December 25 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Harrimans After tearing open your presents all morning, join us for an elaborate brunch with sweet and savory favorites. $59 per person, $25 for children over three years of age.

December 18 | 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Middleburg Ballroom

HOLIDAY FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT

StageCoach Theatre Company returns with the “2nd Annual Naughty or Nice Christmas Cabaret” to carry you into the holiday season. Sing along to classic carols, modern-day holiday tunes and even a few mischievous numbers. It will be an evening of laughs, memories, a delicious dinner and maybe some tears as we take you on a holiday journey through time. $85 per person; includes show and dinner.

Unwind with a family movie night and laugh all night while enjoying Zootopia.

December 30 | 5:00 p.m.

For dining reservations, please call 540.326.4070.

To learn more or purchase tickets, please visit salamanderresort.com/resort-calendar

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classes EXCITING INTERACTIVE AND HANDS-ON CLASSES

HOLIDAY COOKIE DECORATING December 24 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. $30 per person

Learn how to decorate holiday cookies too beautiful to eat… well, almost too beautiful to eat.

CHAMPAGNE & CAVIAR December 31 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. $72 per person

GINGERBREAD HOUSE WORKSHOP December 10 & 17 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. $30 per person

Join us for a sugar-fueled fun-filled afternoon while you build your very own Gingerbread House to take home.

For reservations, please call 540-326-4070.

Prices do not include tax and gratuity.

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Create enchanting champagne cocktails paired perfectly with a selection of caviar for tasting. It will be the perfect activity before heading out for the evening and ringing in 2017!


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NYE FAMILY PARTY

December 31 | 8:00 p.m. – midnight | Bluemont Room Help us ring in the New Year with a celebration for the whole family to enjoy! Celebrate with music, dancing, games and a delicious buffet, as we wait for the ball to drop. $59 per adult (includes access to 21-year-old and older New Year's Eve party in Living Room), $45 per child.

NEW YEAR'S EVE DINNER

December 31 | 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Harrimans On the last night of 2016, a culinary masterpiece is prepared in a special four-course dinner. After dinner, join the celebration in the Living Room to ring in the New Year in style. $79 per person.

NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION December 31 | 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. | Living Room

Say farewell to 2016 and toast to 2017 with us for a cheerful celebration with live music, dancing, delicious hors d'oeuvres and passed champagne. $40 per person.

NEW YEAR’S DAY BRUNCH

January 1 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Harrimans It’s the first meal of the New Year, do it right with a delectable mix of regional and seasonal brunch offerings. $59 per person, $25 for children. Bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys for additional $25.

YIN YOGA WORKSHOP

December 3 & January 1 | Noon | Movement Studio Just in time for the New Year, our Yin Yoga workshop will nourish the mind and connective tissues. We’ll explore long supported holds which target ligaments, bones and joints, and enable muscular release and relaxation. $45 per person.

To learn more or purchase tickets, please visit salamanderresort.com/resort-calendar

For dining reservations, please call 540.326.4070

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WINTER WARMING SIGNATURE TREATMENT $220 per person

This revitalizing treatment focuses on reflection and restoring the body and mind with the sole purpose of recovery. It starts with a sensory skin brushing and detoxifying body mask while indulging in a three-step scalp experience followed by a replenishing Hot Stone massage using a blend of juniper, lime, rosemary and sage that brings warmth and improves circulation. A gentle anointing and fragrant mist concludes this ritual.

HOLIDAY TRUNK SHOW WEEKEND December 9 & December 10

Get your holiday shopping done early at the spa with State & Manor. A classic, sophisticated and luxurious lifestylewear brand, each collection features reversible women’s tees, tanks, cardigans, sweatshirts, lounge pants and men’s monochromatic t-shirts.

MAKE UP FACTORY COMPLIMENTARY MAKE-UP SESSIONS December 10 | noon – 6:00 p.m.

Learn new techniques and Let it Glow with the new ‘Red Carpet Ready’ and ‘Stunning Winter’ palates. Enjoy a 20-minute consultation with Celebrity Makeup Artist, Lindsay Ebbin. Utilizing the latest trends and techniques with its dermatologically-approved makeup line, you will learn how to create a flawless skin-look on your own.

To reserve an appointment, please call 540.326.4055. Walk-ins also are welcome.

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MIDDLEBURG TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY December 2 | 5:00 p.m. | Pink Box

Join Middleburg at the foot of the town’s Christmas Tree in the Pink Box Garden for a heartfelt evening program that includes the invocation, singers, caroling, hot chocolate and cider, and of course, the illumination of the tree. Warm up after with drink specials at our Gold Cup Wine Bar. www.christmasinmiddleburg.org

MIDDLEBURG CHRISTMAS PARADE December 3 | 2:00 p.m. | Washington Street, Middleburg

MIDDLEBURG HUNT REVIEW

The Christmas spirit takes center stage as the Middleburg Christmas Parade stomps down the main street featuring an assortment of floats, marching bands, local community groups, antique fire trucks and a variety of animals. www.christmasinmiddleburg.org

Watch as mounted riders and hounds parade down the town’s main Washington Street. www.christmasinmiddleburg.org

December 3 | 11:00 a.m. Washington Street, Middleburg

BIG DOG POTS POTTERY STUDIO

Up to exploring your creative side? Big Dog Pots Pottery Studio offers a range of fun activities for the artist in you including hand-building, wheel throwing, and glass fusing and glazing. More information: 540.364.2834

NATIONAL SPORTING MUSEUM & LIBRARY

Wednesdays – Sundays | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Founded in 1954, the National Sporting Library & Museum is located in the heart of Virginia’s beautiful hunt country. The world-class research library and fine art museum highlights the rich heritage and tradition of country pursuits. Angling, horsemanship, shooting, steeplechasing, foxhunting, flat racing, polo, coaching, and wildlife are among the subjects one can explore in the institution’s general stacks, rare book holdings, archives, and art collection. The NSLM offers a wide variety of educational programs, exhibitions, and family activities throughout the year. More information: 540.687.6542

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DECEMBER December 2 . . . . . . MIDDLEBURG TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY, 5pm, Pink Box December 3 . . . . . . MIDDLEBURG HUNT REVIEW, 11am, Washington Street December 3 . . . . . . MIDDLEBURG CHRISTMAS PARADE, 2pm, Washington Street December 3 . . . . . . YIN YOGA WORKSHOP, 12pm, Movement Studio December 3 . . . . . . BRUNCH WITH SANTA, 9am, Harrimans December 9 . . . . . . STORYTIME WITH MRS. CLAUS, 7pm, The Library December 10 . . . . . GINGERBREAD HOUSE WORKSHOP, 4pm, Harrimans Cooking Studio December 10 . . . . . BRUNCH WITH SANTA, 9am, Harrimans December 10 . . . . . CHRISTMAS CAROLER PERFORMANCE, 6pm, The Library December 16 . . . . . STORYTIME WITH MRS. CLAUS, 7pm, The Library December 17 . . . . . GINGERBREAD HOUSE WORKSHOP, 4pm, Harrimans Cooking Studio December 17 . . . . . BRUNCH WITH SANTA, 9am, Harrimans December 18 . . . . . NAUGHTY OR NICE CHRISTMAS CABARET, 6:30pm, Middleburg Ballroom December 21-31 . . FAMILY HOSPITALITY SUITE, 9am – 8pm, Bluemont Room December 23 . . . . . STORYTIME WITH MRS. CLAUS, 7pm, The Library December 24 . . . . . HOLIDAY COOKIE DECORATING, 11am, Harrimans Cooking Studio December 24 . . . . . CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER, 4pm, Harrimans December 25 . . . . . CHRISTMAS DAY BRUNCH, 9am, Harrimans December 30 . . . . . HOLIDAY FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT: Zootopia, 5pm, Middleburg Ballroom December 31 . . . . . CHAMPAGNE & CAVIAR, 2pm, Harrimans Cooking Studio December 31 . . . . . NYE FAMILY PARTY, 8pm, Bluemont Room December 31 . . . . . NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER, 5pm, Harrimans December 31 . . . . . NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION, 9pm, Living Room

JANUARY January 1 . . . . NEW YEAR’S DAY BRUNCH 10am, Harrimans January 1 . . . YIN YOGA WORKSHOP 12pm, Movement Studio

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SAVE THE DATE FOR EXCITING 2017 EVENTS AND OFFERS WEEKEND OF MINDFULNESS January 20 – 22

Dr. Martha Calihan will be joining us from the Five Stone Healing Arts and Wellness Center. She will be conducting A Weekend of Mindfulness where guests can participate in informative lectures, meditation exercises, and enjoy healthy seasonal meals.

VALENTINE'S DAY DINNER

February 11 – 14 | 5:00 p.m. | Harrimans Five-course dinner with selections from Executive Chef Ryan Arensdorf and a sweet finish from Executive Pastry Chef Jason Reeves. Wine pairing option will also be available.

Month of Romance Room Offer MONTH OF FEBRUARY Stay in luxurious romantic accommodations and enjoy a $100 resort credit to use towards a romantic dinner in Harrimans or a relaxing treatment in our award-winning spa. Cap your night off with a bottle of sparkling wine and chocolate covered strawberries.

IRISH WHISKEY WEEKEND

March 17 – 19 | 11:00 a.m. | Gold Cup Experience an exciting St. Patrick’s weekend in Gold Cup, with classic Irish fare paired with the best Irish whiskey and traditional sounds of live Celtic entertainment, this will truly be a weekend to remember.

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