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Appalachian Christmas at Lake Junaluska

December 12, 2019 - December 15, 2019

Appalachian Christmas

December 12–15

Awaken the spirit of Christmas through festive live music, hearty meals and local artistry. Festivities include Handel’s Messiah, featuring the Lake Junaluska Singers, additional musical entertainment, and the Appalachian Christmas Craft Show, which showcases the work of dozens of local artisans. Round out your weekend with worship in historic Memorial Chapel. Sponsored in part by the Haywood County Tourism Development Authority,


Handel’s Messiah

December 13, 7:30 p.m.

A group of regional choristers, orchestra and the Lake Junaluska Singers will sing selections from Handel’s Messiah, which tells of Christ’s birth. Messiah is a baroque-era music composition for orchestra, choir and soloists composed by George Frideric Handel from 1741-42. Notable musical selections include the Hallelujah Chorus, For Unto Us A Child Born, and Glory to God.

Reserved tickets $23.00, General Admission tickets $18.00


Appalachian Christmas Craft Show

December 14, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Appalachian Christmas Craft Show brings together vendors from across the Appalachian region to sell their unique and beautiful crafts. The show is hosted by the Junaluska Woman’s Club, and all profits go toward charitable organizations. The show is open to the public.


Summer Brooke & Mountain Faith Band

December 14, 2 p.m.

Since the year 2000, the Mountain Faith Band has performed their unique brand of Americana/Roots music to audiences from coast to coast. During Appalachian Christmas, Summer Brooke & Mountain Faith Band will perform songs from their popular Christmas album “The Sounds of Christmas.”

Reserved tickets $23.00, General Admission tickets $18.00


Lake Junaluska Singers Christmas Concert

December 14, 7:30 p.m.

This 16-voice, award-winning ensemble was formed in 1954, and their legacy includes national and international performances for conferences, dignitaries and major events. During Appalachian Christmas, the Lake Junaluska Singers will focus on festive songs new and old that celebrate the joy of the season.

Reserved tickets $23.00, General Admission tickets $18.00






December 12, 2019
December 15, 2019
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