The Summer Activities Program is offered by Lake Junaluska as a way for residents and visitors of the lake to find community and make memories with events throughout the season. Activities for the 2019 summer season will include outdoor movie nights, crafts, game days, music, yoga, bonfires and more. Made possible through charitable giving, the program includes events for all ages. It's a great way to stay connected with the Lake Junaluska family.
Select Mondays, Sundown (Time TBD) | Nanci Weldon Memorial Gym | FREE*
Bring a blanket or chair. Alcoholic beverages prohibited. Dress for the weather. Summer nights can be cool after sundown.
*Donations to support the Lake Junaluska Summer Activities program accepted. Visit lakejunaluska.com/support to give.
June 17 – Groundhog Day (PG)
A cynical TV weatherman finds himself reliving the same day over and over again when he goes on location to the small town of Punxsutawney to film a report about their annual Groundhog Day. His predicament drives him to distraction, until he sees a way of turning the situation to his advantage.
June 24- Hoosiers (PG)
Failed college coach Norman Dale (Gene Hackman) gets a chance at redemption when he is hired to direct the basketball program at a high school in a tiny Indiana town. After a teacher (Barbara Hershey) persuades star player Jimmy Chitwood to quit and focus on his long-neglected studies, Dale struggles to develop a winning team in the face of community criticism for his temper and his unconventional choice of assistant coach: Shooter (Dennis Hopper), a notorious alcoholic.
July 1 – Greatest Showman (PG)
Inspired by the imagination of P. T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
July 8 – Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (PG)
The true story of fast-draws and wild rides, battles with posses, train and bank robberies, a torrid love affair and a new lease on outlaw life in far away Bolivia. It is also a character study of a remarkable friendship between Butch - possibly the most likeable outlaw in frontier history - and his closest associate, the fabled, ever-dangerous Sundance Kid.
July 15 – Marley and Me (PG)
Newlyweds John and Jenny Grogan (Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston) leave behind snowy Michigan and move to Florida, where they buy their first home and find jobs at competing newspapers. Soon afterward, the Grogans adopt Marley, an adorable yellow Labrador pup. But Marley soon grows up to be a mischievous handful. Still, even while he's destroying the furniture and failing obedience school, he always manages to bring out the best in John, Jenny and their growing family.
July 22 – Raising Arizona (PG-13)
Fast-paced farce about an unlikely pair who go to extreme lengths to have a child. When an incompetent robber marries a policewoman, they discover that they are infertile. In order to appease his wife's longings for a child, the man steals one of a set of quintuplets, but mayhem ensues when the child's rich father sends a rabbit-shooting bounty hunter after the kidnapper.
July 29 – Akeela and the Bee (PG)
Akeelah, an 11-year-old girl living in South Los Angeles, discovers she has a talent for spelling, which she hopes will take her to the National Spelling Bee. Despite her mother's objections, Akeelah doesn't give up on her goal. She finds help in the form of a mysterious teacher, and along with overwhelming support from her community, Akeelah might just have what it takes to make her dream come true.
The Junaluska Weekly, published throughout the summer months, is the best way to stay updated on events around Lake Junaluska. Check here each week to see the new edition of the Junaluska Weekly.
Click here to download the issue for June 1-8, 2018.
Click here to download the issue for June 8-15, 2018.
Click here to download the issue for June 15-22, 2018.
Click here to download the issue for June 22-29, 2018.
Click here to download the issue for June 29 - July 6, 2018.
Click here to download the issue for July 6-13, 2018.
Click here to download the issue for July 13-20, 2018.
Click here to download the issue for July 20-27, 2018.
Click here to download the issue for July 27 - August 3, 2018.
The Summer Activities Program is made possible through charitable giving. If you would like to support the Summer Activities Program by making a gift, please donate to the Annual Fund by visiting lakejunaluska.com/support.