“Easter weekend is a time to celebrate the arrival of springtime, and we’ve built an entire weekend of affordable indoor and outdoor family fun around the holiday,” said Steve Drumheller, general manager of the resort.
The weekend kicks off on Friday night with a showing of “Chicken Little” in the Willow/Elm Room at 7 p.m. On Saturday there’s a drawing contest, count-the-jelly-bean jar, Easter egg coloring, scavenger hunt and Easter egg hunt followed by a showing of the Easter movie “HOP.” The Easter Bunny has promised to visit the Canaan Valley Resort recreation center at 3 p.m. that day. On Sunday, an Easter Buffet will be served in the Hickory Dining Room from noon to 5 p.m. Reservations are recommended by calling 304-866-2205.
Guests seeking a more grown-up pre-Easter adventure can participate in the Paint and Sip class on Saturday, March 31 at 7 p.m. in the Hemlock Room. Local artist Lynn Smith teaches participants in painting a sunset barn scene. The class is priced at $45 per person, and it includes art supplies and wine. Reservations can be made by calling 304-866-4121, ext. 2788.
Guests who stay the night at the resort will find a wide range of accommodations and special deals such as the Savvy Seniors program, which features 20 percent savings for travelers 60 and older, and a year-round discount for active duty military on rooms, cabins and cottages as well as golf and the sporting clay range.
Closer than you think
Canaan Valley Resort is in north central West Virginia approximately 2½ hours from Washington, D.C., three hours from Pittsburgh and 2¾ hours from Charleston, W.Va.
To reserve accommodations, visit www.canaanresort.com or call 1-800-622-4121.