April Weekend Events: Happy Easter! Christ is Risen! 04/06-08

Happy Easter! Christ is Risen as we celebrate what Jesus Christ has done for you and me. We celebrate Jesus as our Savior, Redeemer, Deliverer and so much more. I hope that you will join me during this time of reflection.

This weekend has great happenings in store for the High Country. Make sure to don your Easter Bonnets and participate in fun family-friendly activities such as…Easter Festivals, Egg Hunts, Sunrise Services, and even Fishing Tournaments! Lots of great stuff happening, so head on out and have a blast. Tell us what are some of the traditions and family things that you do for Easter weekend? We would love for you to share your story.


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On Friday…


Bring the Kids and help celebrate with the Perkinsville Baptist Church’s annual Easter Festival this Friday, April 6th, from 5:30 – 8pm. There will be lots of FUN activities for the kids such as a Scavenger Hunt, a Storybook Walk, Crafts, Games, Popcorn, Snow Cones, Hot Dogs and more. Also for keeping memories of the Festival, Pro Photographer, April Green, will be there with some Photo Props and Opps like a Rustic Lemonade Stand where she will take beautiful Easter Photos for a discount. For more info visit the church’s website at http://www.perkinsvillebaptistchurch.com, or email Teesa Klear at pbcchildren@hotmail.com, or call 828-264-8605.



On Saturday…


It’s that time of year again…Yes, it’s the Fishing Tournaments! Here are 2 to tell you about:


Don’t miss the 33rd annual Blowing Rock Trout Derby, held at various Lakes, Streams and Watering Holes this Saturday, April 7th,  from 6am – 4pm. This 1-day event kicks off Spring in Blowing Rock with prizes going to the Biggest, Smallest, and Tagged Fish in different age categories. As a mountain tradition and sport, there are no entry fees and no pre-registration, except to take what you catch for official weigh-in at the Derby Headquarters of the Blowing Rock American Legion Building. Prizes and Cash will be awarded at 4:30pm Saturday afternoon. The North Carolina Wildlife Commission helps to support this Trout Derby and gives awesome “Fish for Fun” Goodie Bags, complete with a Tackle Box, a Regulation Book, Bumper Sticker, Stringer and a Bobber. For more info and to find out all of the rules for this contest, contact the Blowing Rock Visitor Center at 828-295-4636.


Come on out to the Henson Chapel UMC annual Big Fishing Tournament for kids of all ages this Saturday, April 7th from 7am – 12 noon. Held at Cove Creek behind the Chapel, there will be 4 Prize categories with Cash Prizes of $100, for each age group, and the Biggest Catch of the Day! Registration is just $2 a pole at the event, and the Boy Scouts from Pack 199 will be there serving up free Hot Dog meals for all participating. For more info and to find out all of the rules for this contest, contact Sonny Sweet at 828-733-5622.



Here is the High Country’s list of Easter Celebrations, Egg Stravaganza’s, and Egg Hunts:


Kids will have lots of FUN participating in part of the Holy Week Celebration at Rumple Memorial Presbyterian Church’s Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday, April 7th from 12:30 – 2:30pm in the Fellowship Hall. Family’s are invited to come and help search for Goody- filled Easter Eggs and enjoy fellowship with one another during the Hunt. Bring an Easter basket to collect eggs with and join the fun! As long as there is sunny weather, the Egg Hunt will be outside.


Join in on the FUN at the Boone United Methodist Church’s Easter Celebration this Saturday, April 7th from 10 -11:30am, held rain or shine! Activities for this exciting event will include the telling of the Easter Story, Crafts, Games, and an Easter Egg Hunt. So bring the Kids and a Basket and be a part of this fun event.


Wow! Another FUN activity with FaithBridge United Methodist Church’s Easter EggStravaganza this Saturday, April 7th from 3 – 4pm for all of the area’s kids and those who “feel” like Kids. Held at the Blowing Rock Elementary School’s Field, Playground, and Picnic area, Kids will get to participate in lots of great activities such as Cupcake Decorating, Games, Face Painting, listening to the Easter Story, Singing an Easter Song, and then and Easter Egg Hunt. Bring a Basket or the Church will have them also. For more info call 828- 295-8333 or 828-265-7585.


Hop on over for some jumping up and down FUN at Beech Mountain’s annual Spring & Easter Celebration and Egg Hunt this Saturday, April 7th from 9:3011 am for this Family-Friendly event. Held at the Buckeye Recreation Center, there will be fun for everyone such as Games, the Bunny Hop, a Bunny Petting Zoo, an Easter Egg Hunt, and even a visit from the Easter Bunny!  A light Breakfast will be available for a donation of your choice, but the event is free, and the Egg Hunt is for Kids 12 and under. For more info contact Carlie Pudney through email at cpudney@townofbeechmountain.com, visit the town’s website at www.beechrecreation.org or call 828-387-3003.



On Sunday…


There will be lots of special Easter Services held today and during this week called “Holy Week” by many. Check your local newspapers and churches for more information.


Have a Fun and Safe Weekend!


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