Discover Seasonal Warmth at Lake Junaluska’s Appalachian Christmas

November 19, 2015

ljsingersLAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. – Appalachian Christmas at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center will deliver the nostalgic charm of Appalachian hospitality to visitors Dec. 11-13, 2015. The annual festive weekend features live music, hearty meals and local artistry. Festivities include Handel’s "Messiah," featuring the Lake Junaluska Singers and regional orchestra and choir; Classic Sounds of Christmas, a concert by the Lake Junaluska Singers; the Appalachian Christmas Craft Show, showcasing the work of dozens of local artisans; and a matinee concert by The Cockman Family, a local treasure. All events are open to the public. Individual concert tickets and two- and three-night lodging packages are available. Tickets are $22.50 for reserved seating; $17.50 for general admission seating. Children ages 18 and under may attend for free in general admission seating. Packages include lodging, meals, concert tickets and tickets to visit the Biltmore Estate. For more information or to buy concert tickets, visit or call 800-222-4930. Appalachian Christmas Events All concerts are in Stuart Auditorium Handel's Messiah, featuring the Lake Junaluska Singers Friday, Dec. 11 7:30 p.m. Appalachian Christmas Craft Show Saturday, Dec. 12 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Harrell Center Auditorium The Cockman Family in Concert Saturday, Dec. 12 2 p.m. Lake Junaluska Singers Christmas Concert Saturday, Dec. 12 7:30 p.m.