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Easter Activities for the High Country

Compiled by Ben Wofford

April 5, 2012.

Perkinsville Baptist Easter Festival

Perkinsville Baptist Church will host an Easter Festival on Friday, April 6, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. The event will include a scavenger hunt, food and a Storybook Walk. For more information, call 828-264-8605.

Beech Mountain Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Buckeye Recreation Center’s annual Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Celebration will take place Saturday, April 7, from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. There will be games, an Easter Egg hunt, a visit from the Easter bunny and a bunny petting zoo. There will be a light breakfast included for a choice donation. This is a family friendly, free event. For more information, visit www.beechrecreation.org or call 828-387-3003.

Easter Brunch

Crestwood Resort and Spa will host an Easter Brunch Sunday, April 8, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The menu will include breakfast items, fresh fruit, a hot food menu and dessert. The cost is $30 per person. For more information, visit www.crestwoodresortandspa.com or call 828-963-6646 ext. 117 for reservations.

Leatherwood Mountains Easter Celebration

Leatherwood Mountain located at 512 Meadow Road in Ferguson, about 30 minutes south of Blowing Rock, will host their Easter Celebration, Saturday, April 7, from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. There will be an Easter Egg hunt, face painting, games, a bunny petting zoo and a chance to meet the Easter Bunny. Saddlebrook restaurant will be open for lunch. For more information, visit www.leatherwoodmountains.com or call 800-462-6867.

Easter Bunny Photos

The Boone Mall and the ASU f/stop photography club will be offering Easter Bunny photo opportunities this weekend. Friday, April 6, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 7, from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. the Easter Bunny will be in the lobby between Claires and Regis. An 8×10 photo print is available for $10 or three for $20. For more information, call 828-264-7286.