Event Calendar

Did you know The Abbey can often times host multiple retreats and events at once? With our variety of spaces and 100,000 sq. foot building, we welcome you to connect with us and see if space is available — even if you see an event posted below listed on your desired date. Send us a note: events@abbeyofthehills.org
Please note our cancellation policy:
Any retreat guest reservations/registrations cancelled within one week of the event are subject to a $25 cancellation fee in order to cover any costs associated with food orders.
Should a guest decide to leave during an event, or an organization cancels an event within 2 weeks of event date or cuts the event short due to illness, there will not be any refunds issued.
Please click here to see a copy of our COVID-19 Guest Safety Preparedness Plan.

Please be aware that due to COVID-19, all events are subject to change due to the changing circumstances in our area. We hope to make the best decisions to ensure the safety of both our staff and our guests. If you have registered for an upcoming event we will contact you regarding any changes made.  Thank you for your understanding.  

Musical Oddities in Time:

A Piano Exhibit

April 29-May 22, 2021


Steve Misener hosts the country’s largest, interactive exhibit presenting the design, engineering, production and aesthetic beauty of pianos and other keyboard instruments, featuring antique working models dating from the 1700s to 1950s. When hosting, Steve intersperses stories about the music industry, composers, piano history, and colorful details of the instruments’ previous owners in past centuries with brief performances, as most of the instruments are in working condition. Guests are also invited to play them!

Celebrate the GRAND OPENING
The Abbey of the Hills Piano Exhibit
hosted by Steve Misener.
April 29, 2021
4PM to 6PM
Appetizers and Drinks Served

Piano Gallery Hours:  10AM – 4PM
Monday – Friday

Guided Piano and Abbey Tours:
1PM and 3PM Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Evening Tours and additional Tour times are available upon request.
Contact Cindi Tramonte, Events Coordinator at
The Abbey of the Hills at 605-298-9200 – abbey@abbeyofthehills.com

Cost:  Freewill offering event.  This exhibit is made possible by the generosity of Steve Misener, who has donated the exhibit along with his time to host.  The intention of this exhibit is a fundraiser for The Abbey of the Hills Inn and Retreat Center.  We thank you for your attendance and donations.


Women's 12-Step Spiritual Retreat

May 7-9, 2021

This retreat for women is for those who practice or wish to practice a 12-step program.  Since 1974, retreats here have been a place for fellowship, reflection, revelation and growth.  The Abbey provides the perfect setting for powerful healing and inspiration on your spiritual journey.  Come join us as we trudge the road of Happy Destiny!



  • $75 per person day rate no lodging

  • $170 per person single occupancy

  • $150 per person double occupancy

Includes: Main meals Saturday and Sunday and weekend lodging

Bring snacks, pop and water for breaks


First meeting starts at 4:30PM, Friday May 7th

Concludes: Sunday May 9 – 10:30AM


For more information contact Cindi Tramonte
events@abbeyofthehills.com or call

(605) 398-9200.


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Day of Recollection
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

"The Beauty of the Mass Through the Eyes of a Lay Person"

The Abbey of the Hills Inn and Retreat Center will be offering a Day of Recollection.


Missy Baumberger and the Abbey of the Hills invite you to join us on this Day of Recollection to rediscover the gift of the Mass through the eyes of a layperson, to be empowered by God’s great love of self and to be re energized on what it looks like to live out the great commission of sharing Christ with each of those we encounter.  Through this understanding of the Mass, we will open our hearts to receive a greater love and appreciation for each of the Sacraments.  If available, please bring with you your bible and Catechism of the Catholic Church. 


The day will begin at 10:00 a.m. and end at 3:00p.m. This day long retreat will consist of two conferences and Mass as well as built in time for adoration and an opportunity for the sacrament of Reconciliation. Lunch is provided.



The Abbey of the Hills is sustained in large part by the donations of the retreatants. For those who can give, your donation will help “pay the gift of peace” forward to help those with limited means.



Registration is required for meal planning purposes.


To register please visit our website at


or call 605-398-9200.

Masks are encouraged – social distancing will be in place

Missy is wife of 21 years to Darin, Mom to Faith, Dalton and Luke.  She is the Adult Faith Formation Coordinator for Immaculate Conception Parish for 8 years. 




Communion of Hearts
Rosary Retreat
7th Annual

May 21-23, 2021


The Church and Our Lady desire that the life of Jesus be meditated upon so that all can more faithfully and conscientiously follow the path that God offers to all who seek Him with a sincere heart. The world today is too noisy and lacks meditation and contemplation. Join us as Father Todd Schneider, Pastor of the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Morris, Minnesota will lead us in a weekend Rosary Retreat.


Check-in begins Friday May 21st at 3:00pm.

• Friday evening meal is served at 6:00pm.

• Saturday: breakfast, (mid morning snack)

lunch (mid afternoon snack) and supper.

• Sunday: breakfast (mid morning snack)

and lunch.

Check-out after the noon luncheon on Sunday


Cost: all meals and snacks included:

• $210.00 for a single occupancy room

• $190.00 pp for a double occupancy Room

• $100 for retreat, no lodging



Registration is required. Register online at

www.abbeyofthehills.org or Call 605-398-9200
email events@abbeyofthehills.com


JPII Vocations Camp
June 3-5, 2021


Camp run by Fr. Shaun Haggerty and Seminarians for young men age 12-16 years old. 

This is a private event.  For more information visit www.sfvocations.com

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