GREEN MOUNTAIN, N.C. — Wild Women Gathering at The Garden Retreat will be held Aug. 26-28, 12855 NC Hwy. 197.

Venture out for this female fun-filled weekend under the stars. Personal rituals, sojourns by remote waterfalls, sunrise stretching, dancing, talking stick time and reconnection with the nourishing energy of Mother Earth help round out the options available to participants.

For more information, call 828-688-3344 or visit

Lainey Millen

Lainey Millen was formerly QNotes' associate editor, special assignments writer, N.C. and U.S./World News Notes columnist and production director from 2001-2019 when she retired.