The Lake Junaluska Flea Market, June 9

Press release from Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center:

The Junaluskans Flea Market will take place from 8-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 9 at the Nanci Weldon Memorial Gym. Special early bird shopping is available from 7:30-8 a.m. for a $5 fee. Everyone is welcome to attend.

The Junaluskans are a volunteer organization made up of people who love Lake Junaluska, and the annual flea market is their largest fundraising event of the year. Find one of a kind treasures for sale on market day include arts and crafts, furniture, women’s clothing, electronics, kitchen items, plants, toys, games/recreation, home decor and baked goods.

Proceeds from the flea market go toward many projects that are integral to the Lake Junaluska community — maintenance of the gardens, including the Rose Walk, the Native Garden, the Biblical Garden and Inspiration Point; the swan feeding program; the Community Chorus; Christmas decorations at the lake; Lake Junaluska cleanup programs; sponsoring Clothes to Kids; and the monthly book review program.

For the safety and comfort of shoppers, dogs other than service animals are not allowed.

Lake Junaluska is a place of Christian hospitality where lives are transformed through renewal of soul, mind and body. For more information about Lake Junaluska programs and events, visit

About Thomas Calder
Thomas Calder received his MFA in Fiction from the University of Houston's Creative Writing Program. He has worked with several publications, including Gulf Coast and the Collagist.

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