Events at the Balch Hotel

Explore, Unwind, Indulge & Celebrate a Bit. The Magic Is Closer Than You Think.


Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Interesting experiences make life richer

Check back often: we're always adding new events to inspire & excite you.



Rose Temple - Beltane Circle May 3 6:30-9pm

CycloFemme PDX Ride & Stay May 12 &13

Oregon Trail Rally May 31-June 1: Call for reservations 

Rose Temple - Beltane Circle

Rose Temple - Beltane Circle

May 3 - Beltane

Are you yearning for deeper connection to your feminine power and magic? 
Looking for a sacred space to access your higher guidance & authentic self?  

Gather for an evening women’s temple and experience your Divine Feminine Self and activate your inner priestess as we dive into Spring at Beltane. We'll dip into Magdalene and Madonna Mysteries, with the path of the Rose

Enjoy deep-dive connection, creative exploration, soulful conversation, and simple ceremony that spans religious traditions. 

Access your vision, remember your dreams, and gain courage to follow your soul's calling.

Guided by Claire Sierra, MA (Art Therapist, retreat leader, Balch Hotel owner/spa director and author of The Magdalene Path.)

  • Access deeper spiritual connection and sense of belonging with other like-minded women.
  • Recharge in a supportive circle of sisters.
  • Express your own authentic truth and sovereignty.
  • Explore your soul yearnings.
  • Be seen and loved for who you really are!
  • Experience art , movement & meditation, as you enjoy tea & treats...

Come early to have dinner, (please arrive by 5pm to be ready on time. )

Then relax in the parlor as we delve into the mysteries of Spring Rebirth and Beltane....

Deepen your experience and spend the night! Call 541.467.2277 or reserve with us online and receive 15% off lodging when you attend this event. (Not valid with other offers.)

Spa sessions may be available too!

Friday May 3  6:30-9 pm

$22 in advance | $30 at door 

Reserve Your Seat and save $8 HERE

Bring a sister and get half off her ticket! Reserve her spot HERE

Questions? or 541.659.7284 (Inquire about barter or scholarship opportunities.)



CycloFemmePDX Ride & Stay

CycloFemmePDX Ride & Stay

May 12 &13


Enjoy a sweet, slow backroads ride from The Dalles to Dufur with members of Portland's CycloFemme —an international collective empowering women to ride bikes.

Cycle out to Dufur Sunday afternoon--it's gorgeous this time of year! Relax with a cold one, then enjoy dinner at the hotel and spend the night. (Think: cozy beds, hot showers, good company and great wine!)

Monday: so many options! Have breakfast (included with your stay) then gentle yoga. Finish this getaway with an optional Monday ride in the rolling hills around the Balch.

Sunday OR Monday treat yourself to a spa treatment and experience Bliss at the Balch. Whether its the deep rejuvenation of a facial, the release of AromaTouch, or the energetic shift from Reiki, these treatments are deeply restorative. (But don't take our word for it, you can read more here.)

Call or text to make a spa appointment: 541.659.7284. Or email But don't wait, there are only a few spots available.

Ride is Free (donations to event organizer graciously accepted.)

For more info or to register: or Hotel reservations can made by calling 541.467.2277 or booking directly online.

May 12-13

Sisterhood Supper

Sisterhood Supper

Women’s Dinner Party: April 11

Do you crave more time out with a few girlfriends?

Join our women’s dinner party -- a place to connect, laugh and have empowering, intentional dialogue. Feel safe and supported in a circle of sisterhood, where you belong and your voice is heard, all enhanced by yummy food and good wine (included). 

You’ll join our  big table of 4-8 for curated conversation on topics that stir you, led by Balch owner, spa/retreat leader and art therapist Claire Sierra. Meet inspiring women and savor sweet rejuvenation of sharing a luscious meal together.

Bring a friend or come solo—you’ll make new ones in sisterhood!

Feminine energy is a powerful positive force that's needed right now--let's cultivate it together with our Gorge neighbors. Savor sweet synchronistic connections over food, wine and dessert for a nurturing time with friends new and old. 

Dinner is offered from our local/organic Light Fare menu (plus specials), along with locally sourced wine, beer, teas and coffee. (And yes, we can accommodate vegetarian, vegan and gluten free--let us know when you RSVP.)

Come early and have a spa treatment! (you can see luscious options and reserve HERE)

What the heck, spend the night! We'll gift you a 15% discount--book directly and mention attending this event. (not valid with other offers.)

April 11
6:30-8:30 pm  (but please, arrive/leave as you need)
$33 (Dinner and a glass of wine/beer or other beverage + goodies IS included. For possible food offerings, see our menu HERE)

RSVP, PLEASE! (So we have tables and food ready for you!)
CALL  541.467.2277 or Email your RSVP: or

Reserve online HERE


40 South Heimrich, Dufur, OR 97021, United States  
P: (541) 467-2277