April 19-20, 2014
All events are open to the public. Spring in the mountains of western North Carolina brings a burst of color, with wildflowers evidencing rebirth and renewal. Gather with family and friends at Lake Junaluska to celebrate Easter with a powerful sunrise service and other special Easter activities, including an Easter Egg hunt, an egg painting contest and other children's activities. These events are co-sponsored by Lake Junaluska, Ingles, Wal-Mart, and others. The Friends of the Lake 5K run will take participants on a route that showcases the beauty of the Lake Junaluska grounds.
Saturday, April 19
- 9:00 am: Friends of the Lake 5K*
- 9:10 am: 5K Family Walk*
- 10:00 am: Children's Fun Run
*Registration required. Register Here
- 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Indoor Children's Activities:
Egg Decorating Contest
Yo yo balloons
12:15 pm: Egg Decorating Contest Award Ceremony
- Easter Egg Hunts:
11:00 am: Ages 1-3
11:15 am: Ages 4-7
11:30 am: Ages 8-12
Children's activities located near Stuart Auditorium and inside Harrell Center Auditorium.
Sunday, April 20
- 7:00 a.m. Easter Sunrise Service, Amphitheater at the Cross
Rev. Amy Coles, Smoky Mountain District Superintendent
Music: Brass Quintet Ensemble led by Chris Urley
Weather permitting. Rain location is Memorial Chapel.
- 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Easter Breakfast Buffet at Lambuth Inn
Tickets available at the front desk of the Lambuth on Sunday morning.10:30 a.m.
- Long's Chapel UMC Easter Service, Stuart Auditorium
- 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Easter Lunch Buffet, Terrace Hotel
Tickets available online and at the Terrace Hotel Front Desk. Reservations may also be made by calling 828-454-6662.