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LAKE JUNALUSKA, NORTH CAROLINA

Southern Mountain Musical Traditions, Cherokee of Yesterday and Today, Edibles & Medicinals

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6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
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Itinerary for Mar 17 — Mar 22, 2013

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Type: Conference Center

Description: Historic Inn elegantly decorated in the turn of the century style, overlooking Lake Junaluska and the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Contact info:
55 Lambuth Drive
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745 USA
phone: 828-452-2881 x290
web: www.lakejunaluska.com

Room amenities: In room coffee, iron and board; hair dryer upon request

Facility amenities: Coffee and tea in lobby. Drink and snack machine, classroom and dining room on first floor.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $41 double $67 single
Participants must contact hotel in advance to confirm rates and availability. Double $71 per person with meals and Single $97 with meals

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, March 17 - Welcome! Be warmly greeted by our energetic Juna...
Welcome! Be warmly greeted by our energetic Junaluggers who will assist with your luggage and help you find your rooms.

Afternoon: Following Registration, experience a presentation of the "History of Lake Junaluska"

Dinner: Dinner served in hotel dining room, buffet style.

Evening: Orientation and Reception

Lodging: Lambuth Inn

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Historic Inn elegantly decorated in the turn of the century style, overlooking Lake Junaluska and the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Contact info:
55 Lambuth Drive
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745 USA
phone: 828-452-2881 x290
web: www.lakejunaluska.com

Room amenities: In room coffee, iron and board; hair dryer upon request

Facility amenities: Coffee and tea in lobby. Drink and snack machine, classroom and dining room on first floor.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $41 double $67 single
Participants must contact hotel in advance to confirm rates and availability. Double $71 per person with meals and Single $97 with meals

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, March 18 - Morning and afternoon courses with evening entert...
Breakfast: Breakfast served in Hotel dining room

Morning: Examine the origins and pre-contact of the Cherokee Indians with Lee Knight. Discussion about the Appalachian heritage of "Wildcrafting", the collecting of native plants, barks, roots, and more for cash money in a "bartering economy" with Ila Hatter. Hands on look at some of the important products from a wild harvest. Enjoy a short film about foraging and preparation of plant material for food and medicine.

Lunch: Lunch served in Hotel dining room

Afternoon: Southern Mountain Musical Traditions with Anne Lough, who uses her voice and dulcimer to introduce you to life and music in the Appalachians. Free time until dinner to explore Lake Junaluska or Waynesville.

Dinner: Dinner served in Hotel dining room

Evening: Evening entertainment

Lodging: Lambuth Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Historic Inn elegantly decorated in the turn of the century style, overlooking Lake Junaluska and the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Contact info:
55 Lambuth Drive
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745 USA
phone: 828-452-2881 x290
web: www.lakejunaluska.com

Room amenities: In room coffee, iron and board; hair dryer upon request

Facility amenities: Coffee and tea in lobby. Drink and snack machine, classroom and dining room on first floor.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $41 double $67 single
Participants must contact hotel in advance to confirm rates and availability. Double $71 per person with meals and Single $97 with meals

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, March 19 - Courses and Field Trip to Cherokee
Breakfast: Breakfast served in hotel dining room

Morning: Continued discussion about the diversity of plants/trees in the Appalachia. Explanation of the unique habit for such plants with Ila. (lecture and short film). Southern Mountain Musical Traditions with Anne.

Lunch: Lunch served in hotel dining room

Afternoon: Field trip to the Cherokee Museum

Dinner: Dinner served in hotel dining room

Evening: Discuss your exploring of the Cherokee Village and clans. Lee will answer your questions about the trip to the Cherokee Museum.

Lodging: Lambuth Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Historic Inn elegantly decorated in the turn of the century style, overlooking Lake Junaluska and the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Contact info:
55 Lambuth Drive
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745 USA
phone: 828-452-2881 x290
web: www.lakejunaluska.com

Room amenities: In room coffee, iron and board; hair dryer upon request

Facility amenities: Coffee and tea in lobby. Drink and snack machine, classroom and dining room on first floor.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $41 double $67 single
Participants must contact hotel in advance to confirm rates and availability. Double $71 per person with meals and Single $97 with meals

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, March 20 - Morning and evening courses with the afternoon fr...
Morning and evening courses with the afternoon free for your own pleasure.

Breakfast: Breakfast served in hotel dining room

Morning: Probe the coming of the Europeans, Spanish, French, English, and Scotch-Irish and their impact on Cherokee life. Field trip walk through the Cornielle Bryan Native Center at Lake Junaluska. Focus on identifying plants and their uses from historical and present day perspective.

Lunch: Lunch served in hotel dining room

Afternoon: Free Afternoon to explore the area.

Dinner: Dinner served in hotel dining room

Evening: Southern Mountain Musical Traditions.

Lodging: Lambuth Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Historic Inn elegantly decorated in the turn of the century style, overlooking Lake Junaluska and the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Contact info:
55 Lambuth Drive
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745 USA
phone: 828-452-2881 x290
web: www.lakejunaluska.com

Room amenities: In room coffee, iron and board; hair dryer upon request

Facility amenities: Coffee and tea in lobby. Drink and snack machine, classroom and dining room on first floor.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $41 double $67 single
Participants must contact hotel in advance to confirm rates and availability. Double $71 per person with meals and Single $97 with meals

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, March 21 - Morning and afternoon courses with evening entert...
Breakfast: Breakfast served in hotel dining room

Morning: Investigate the events leading up to the Cherokee removal 1700-1838. Plants have interesting stories to tell, and this class will feature "Wildflower Folklore".

Lunch: Lunch served in hotel dining room

Afternoon: Southern Mountain Music Traditions

Dinner: Dinner served in hotel dining room

Evening: Entertainment

Lodging: Lambuth Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, March 22 - Wrap Up
Breakfast: Breakfast in hotel dining room

Morning: Further examine the Cherokee removal and the Cherokee of today. Movie on Appalachia Folk Medicine. Samples of "Wild Flavors from the Forest" will be served.

Lunch: Lunch served in hotel dining room

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


Free Time Opportunities


Lake Junaluska, NC
General OverviewOn the grounds: Golf (adjacent to Lake Junaluska); Tennis, Shuffleboard, walk around the lake (featuring the Rose Walk, Foot Bridge, Asbury Trail); swimming, paddle boats and canoeing (in season); Corneille Bryan Native Garden; The United Methodist Heritage Center; Cokesbury Bookstore and Gift Shop; Junaluska Library; Sunset Cafe; World Methodist Museum; Suzanna Wesley Gardens. Nearby places of interest: Downtown Waynesville with many unique shops; Asheville; Biltmore House in Asheville; Blue Ridge Parkway; Cherokee Indian Reservation; Dillsboro, Maggie Valley, Smoky Mountain National Park.

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
14 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
2 Performances

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