Currant Room: Oct. 3-7, 2024 – Dark Sky Special Weekend




This package includes a 4-night stay in a private room in the shared Garden House and participation in a Dark Sky Guided Viewing session on Friday, Oct. 4 with experts from Pine Mountain Observatory and Friday group dinner prepared by PLAYA’s house chef. On Saturday Oct. 4, 6-8 pm, enjoy PLAYA’s Community Dark Sky Star Party and join in the activities and cozy treats while meeting local neighbors and friends. 

Arrival begins Thursday, Oct. 3 at 2:00 pm

Departure is Monday, Oct. 7 by 12:00 pm.

Choose “single” for single room occupancy and meal and group activity participation for one.

Choose “double” for double room occupancy and meal and group activity participation for two.

The Currant Room is a cozy, north-facing private room in the Garden House closest to the PLAYA garden and main Commons lodge. The room includes a queen bed, closet, dresser and nightstand. You will share the large kitchen, dining area, living room and bathroom with the other bedroom renter as well as anyone who camps in the garden. The Currant Room is secure so renters can lock their belongings inside. Please note that the refrigerator is a shared appliance. Labeling your food is encouraged. This low-cost option creates more affordability for folks on a budget. The house comes furnished with all kitchen utensils, bedding, towels and furnished dining and lounge area.



  • Thursday, Oct. 3, 2023: 2:00 arrival begins | Evening on your own
  • Friday, Oct. 4, 2023: Morning orientation| Day on your own | 6:00 pm Group Dinner provided by PLAYA | 7-9 pm Guided Dark Sky Viewing Session with experts from Pine Mountain Observatory.
  • Saturday, Oct. 5, 2023: Day on your own | 6-8 pm Community Dark Sky Star Party
  • Sunday, Oct. 6, 2023: Day on your own
  • Monday, Oct. 7 2023: Depart by noon


 This self-directed residency is for ADULTS ONLY. Out of town families wishing to participate in the Community Dark Sky Star Party on Oct. 14 can find lodging accommodations at the Summer Lake Hot Springs or the Paisley Sage Rooms.

Orientation on Friday at 10:00 to meet the other residents and learn important campus information. 


*No pets allowed. Thank you.

Additional information

Single | Double

Single, Double