Lake Lanier Islands Resort Event Calendar

Find Out About Exciting Upcoming Events at Lake Lanier Islands

See what’s happening this week and in the near future with the Lake Lanier Islands events calendar! From live entertainment to aquatic competitions to holiday events and more, there’s always something to do and see and experience at our Georgia resort. Plan ahead by browsing the options below and buy tickets online for some exciting happenings coming up! Be sure to check back often for the latest additions to the event calendar for Lake Lanier Islands.

Thanksgiving Day Buffet

  • 28 Thu Nov 2013
    Thanksgiving Day Buffet

    Thanksgiving Day Buffet

    On Thanksgiving Day, bring your whole family out to Lake Lanier Islands Resort to start a new tradition! With incredible buffet options to please even the pickiest of family members, you'll be glad to put your feet up and let someone else run the kitchen for this special day. Our chefs will bring out the most delicious traditional turkey you've ever tasted, along with all your Thanksgiving favorites! Read our menu below, and get ready for the holiday season!

    Menu:

    Cheese Board featuring Regional Artisanal and Imported Selections with Dried Fruit and Roasted nuts

    Seafood Station:

            On Ice:

    Poached Jumbo shrimp with Cocktail Sauce
    Alderwood Smoked Salmon with Dill-Caper Cream and Marinated Cucumbers
    Pecan Smoked Trout with Pecan Romesco Sauce and Roasted Corn Salad
    Scandinavian Pickle Herring

            Served Hot:

    Steamed Snow Crab Legs with Drawn Butter
    Baked Oysters With Spinach, Leeks and Bacon

    Tossed to Order Salad Station:

    Spinach salad with Roasted Walnuts, Balsamic Onions, Maytag Blue Cheese and Roasted beets
    Served with Warm Apple and Riesling Vinaigrette

    Heart of Romaine with Basil-Mint Vinaigrette, Baby Pear Tomato, Grilled Pita and Sumac

    Autumn Caprese- Gold and Red Tomatoes, Arugula, Marinated Buffalo Mozzarella 

    Seasonal Cut Fruit Bowl with Pomegranate-Orange Cream Dip on the side


    Soups:

    Roasted Tomato with Grilled Cheese Crouton

    New England Clam Chowder with Oyster Crackers

    Carved Entrees:

    Roasted Tom Turkey with Traditional Pan Gravy and Fresh Cranberry Orange Relish

    Slow Roasted Angus Prime Rib with Horseradish Cream Sauce and Natural jus

    Fennel, Apricot and Brioche Stuffed Pork Loin with Grainy Mustard sauce

    Entrees:
    Scottish Salmon baked in a Pastry Crust with Mushrooms and Artichokes.
    Roasted Tomato Sauce and Barley Pilaf

    Pan Seared Breast of Muscovy Duck with Pomegranate Blueberry Glaze.
    Served atop Buttered Baby carrots

    Braised Game Hen with Root Vegetables.
    Golden Potato Puree


    Made to Order:
    Pan Seared Medallions of Beef Sirloin with  Sweet Potato Hash and Mustard Cream

    Scallops with Cider Brown Butter and Hazelnuts with Peas and Shallots over Orecchiette Pasta

    Sides:
    Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes
    Maple and Pecan Topped Sweet Potatoes
    Savory Vegetable Pan Dressing
    Broccoli with Lemon Hazelnut Butter
    Roasted Green Beans with Pearl Onions

    Bakery Rolls, Sweet Breads and Hearth Breads

    Desserts:

    Pumpkin Pie,
    Pecan Tart,
    Flourless Chocolate Torte,
    Napoleon
    Cream Puffs
    Caramel Apple Bread Pudding
    Yogurt and Berry Mascarpone Parfait
    Cookies and Bars

    Children’s Corner:

    Breaded Chicken Tenders
    Niblet Corn
    Tater Tots
    Mac n Cheese
    Pinwheel Sandwiches-
    -Ham and Cheese
    -PB&J
    -Turkey and Cranberry

    Fruit Kabobs