"A Night in the Mountains"

Wednesday, September 18, 2019


Taylor Ranch is a 5th generation privately-owned 500 acre working Quarter Horse and Texas Longhorn Cattle Ranch. Scenic mountain views, gently rolling hills, a 7-acre lake stocked with brim and bass, a beautiful lakeside Post and Beam Pavilions make Taylor Ranch the perfect place for our Special Event.

Evening Tentative Timeline 


6:30pm – Arrival at Taylor Ranch. Try your hand at sport fishing, horseshoes, corn hole, and other varieties of lawn games, or sit by our lake, relax and enjoy the views and view the wildlife that calls Taylor Ranch home. All recreational equipment provided. Fishing poles and artificial bait are provided with good fishing assured as we allow sport fishing with a catch and release policy. 


6:30pm – 10:00pm – Enjoy bottomless non-alcoholic beverages to include: a large assortment of soft drinks, freshly brewed iced tea and coffee, lemonade, and a variety of infused waters. A bar will be available, one drink ticket is included. They feature several of the local breweries in Asheville, aka Beer City USA! 


6:30pm – 10:00pm – Enjoy true Appalachian Culture with the sounds of a Professional Bluegrass Band. Listen as local musicians play their favorites and take your requests. A member of the band will call and instruct audience participation Square Dancing and Mountain Broom Dances. 


6:00pm-Dark – Go back in time as you travel across the ranch for a tour in one of our Authentic Horse-Drawn Covered Wagons. 


6:15pm – Watch in awe as a member of the Taylor Ranch staff calls and feeds the herd of Registered Texas Longhorn Cattle. This is a great photo opportunity with one of their prize steers. 

7:00pm – Dinner is served! The dinner bell rings as the aromas from the grill call all your guests to dinner. 

8:30pm– Sit by the campfire and have a S’mores roast, or sip on your cold local brew and listen to the tales of true Appalachia as told by our professional story teller. Guests of all ages will be mesmerized as they take you back to the era of the Cherokee Indian, the homesteaders, the moonshiners, and many more. 

10:00pm– Guests depart Taylor Ranch with memories made that will last a lifetime 

$100 per person 


AEG Meeting Manager

Heather Clark

T: 303-518-0618

Email (click here)

AEG Customer Service



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