April Weekend Events: Happy Easter! Rejoice for Christ is Risen! 04/22-24

Happy Easter everyone! As you may be getting ready to hide Easter eggs and go on a hunt, or waiting for that perfect opportunity to surprise your children and loved ones with an Easter basket full of goodies, or preparing for an Easter brunch or feast, this weekend signifies THE greatest event to ever happen in our world!

Good Friday is the day that Jesus, the Savior of mankind, paraded through the streets of Jerusalem preparing for his death and resurrection. After his death later on that day where he died on the cross for all of our sin, he was buried, but miraculously rose again on the third day which is Easter or Resurrection Sunday. For Christians, this is monumental because it means that our Savior is not dead…He’s alive forevermore!!! And, when we believe on Him, we will join Him in eternity!

During the hustle and bustle of this holiday weekend, may you remember the sacrifice that Jesus made for you and me! So Happy Easter, and rejoice for Christ is Risen!


On Friday….

Get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny at the Boone Mall this Thursday through Saturday, April 21st – 23rd. Kids will have fun visiting with the Easter Bunny and parents will love it too as they can make a memory by getting a picture made with the little ones. The times are Thursday from 3 – 8pm, Friday from  1 – 7pm, and Saturday from 11am – 7pm, and the mall will be closed Easter Sunday. Shop in style at the Boone Mall! For more info call 828-264-7286.

Celebrate at this year’s Perkinsville’s Easter Festival, Friday, April 22nd, from 5 – 8pm at Perkinsville Baptist Church. Go ahead and join them for a very exciting Easter Festival celebrating the death and resurrection of Jesus! Events will include a Scavenger Hunt, lots of Prizes, Treats, and some really neat Surprises! Call 828-264-8605, visit www.perkinsvillebaptistchurch.com or email pbcchildren@hotmail.com, for more info.

On Saturday…

Don’t miss out on the Town of Beech Mountain’s Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday, April 23 starting at 9 am at the Buckeye Recreation Center. Activities include the Easter Egg Hunt, a light Breakfast, Games, the Bunny Hop and even a visit from the Easter Bunny. Don’t forget to bring your Easter Basket and be ready to find some eggs! Prize baskets will be awarded in each age group to the Golden Egg finders. Hope to see you there!

Join in on the fun for the whole community with FaithBridge United Methodist Church’s Easter Egg-Stravaganza for children of all ages from 3 – 4 pm on Saturday, April 23rd at the Blowing Rock Elementary School playground and field. Free of charge, children will have the opportunity to participate in Games and activities, Face Painting, the Easter story, Music time, and, of course, an Easter Egg Hunt. Special prizes will be given to those who find a “Golden Egg”, and if inclement weather, the event will be moved indoors to the school’s gym. For more info call FaithBridge at 828-295-8333, or email Ashley Cook, FaithBridge’s children’s minister, at Ashley@faithbridgeumc.org.

Let the kids have fun at Avery County’s Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday, April 23rd starting at 12 noon. Hosted by the Avery Parks and Recreation Department, kids will have a great time at the Parks and Recreation office, located beside Newland Elementary School in Newland. For more info call 828-733-8266.

Experience the thrill of the Lewis and Clark Circus Under the Big Top this Saturday, April 23rd, from 1 – 6 pm at the High Country Fairgrounds. Featuring traditional Circus Acts, such as Hi-Flying Trapeze Artists, Amazing Acrobats, Zany Clowns, and Liberty Animal acts, including horses and camels. There will also be a Petting Zoo, with Camel and Pony rides for that “once in a lifetime thrill”! The Circus opens one hour prior to showtime which starts at 2 pm and 4:30 pm . For more info call 800-795-1484, visit http://www.lewisandclarkcircus.com/home or email staff@lewisandclarkcircus.com.

On Sunday…

Hop on over for some fun with the kids at Leatherwood Mountain’s Easter Celebration this Sunday, April 24th from 10 am – 3 pm at the Leatherwood Mountains’ Stables. Festivities will include the annual Easter Egg hunt which begins at 1 pm, Face Painting, taking pictures with the Easter Bunny, a Raffle and live Music. Call ahead to book your Guided Trail rides! Check out our website at  www.leatherwoodmountains.com, call 800-462-6887 or 336-973-5044, or email info@leatherwoodmountains.com for more info.

Have a Safe and Fun Weekend!


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