Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Newly Renovated Carolina Theater Hosts Quirky Films and Stellar Performances

After undergoing a major renovation this summer the Carolina Theater welcomes theatergoers, music lovers, and film fans to a beautiful venue with new box seats in the main theater, Fletcher Hall and other updates throughout the building that help to maintain the authentic look of the theater which was constructed in 1926. The Carolina Theater is located in downtown Durham just a short walk or drive from many of Durham’s best restaurants.

Upcoming musical performances include Lindsey Buckingham on October 1st and The Jayhawks on October 26th among others.  Or, if you’re in the mood for something a little otherworldly check out the Escapism Film Festival, October 7th – 9th. Cult classics such as Beetlejuice, Gremlins, Xanadu, and many others will be shown multiple times throughout the weekend. 

Gloria & Phil Teber Your Innkeeper and Chef at the Arrowhead Inn, Durham, NC

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

October 2011 Events :: Pepper Festival

Celebrate the Triangle’s local farmers, chefs, and musicians at the 4th Annual Amazing Pittsboro Pepper Festival on October 2nd. Hosted at Briar Chapel Community Park the festival is a party for all things pepper! Twenty-three local restaurants will present their pepper themed creations using ingredients produced at nearby farms. Festivities will also include live music and children’s activities. Purchase your tickets online before October 1st or the day of the event.

On October 8th and 9th as a part of the American Civil War 150th Anniversary series at Historic Bennett Place, the site of the largest surrender of the Civil War, the Road to Secession will take you back to the start of the War. Living historians will recreate the atmosphere of the early stages of the Civil War, depicting new recruits receiving their enlistment papers and pay as well as performing mustering exercises and drills. Visitors can immerse themselves in the culture of the 19th Century by taking in a Greensboro Patriots baseball game and taking a mule-drawn wagon ride.

October is the spookiest month of the year and what better way to get your fill of supernatural stories and haunted places than a ghost tour? Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October and November Tobacco Road Tours hosts the Raleigh Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour starting at the Wake County Courthouse. This 1.5 mile walking tour leads visitors to all the spookiest spots in Raleigh including the Raleigh City Cemetery. Tours start at 7:00 and tickets must be purchased online prior to the tour.

Gloria & Phil Teber Your Innkeeper and Chef at the Arrowhead Inn, Durham, NC

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

16th Annual World Beer Festival

Calling all beer fans! If you love lagers, have a hankering for hefeweizen, a palate for porters or an appetite for abbey ales then you can’t miss the 16th Annual World Beer Festival coming to Durham, NC on October 8, 2011. Hosted at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park this event features tastings of over 300 beers from 100 breweries from across the world including some local favorite such as Big Boss, Carolina Brewery, Fullsteam, LoneRider,  Top of the Hill, and Triangle Brewing. Live entertainment, food from a variety of local restaurants and educational sessions focusing on the enjoyment of beer will be available throughout the day as well.

Tickets are on sale now at allaboutbeer.com and will sell out fast so be sure to get yours as soon as possible. The ticket price covers admission to a four hour tasting session and the official 2011 World Beer Festival tasting glass.

Gloria & Phil Teber Your Innkeeper and Chef at the Arrowhead Inn, Durham, NC

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Kickoff the College Football Season at the Arrowhead Inn

This past weekend was the official start to the college football season and the Triangle area was full of sports fans eager to partake in this beloved fall tradition. Whether you are returning to the area to cheer on your alma mater or are visiting to watch your favorite team take on UNC, NC State, Duke, or NC Central the Arrowhead Inn can serve as your home base.

Blue Devil fans may feel particularly at home in our Duke Suite, but all football fans can enjoy the comforts the Inn provides from afternoon refreshments to a hearty breakfast perfect for starting out a fun filled Saturday. We are happy to accommodate those dedicated fans that are ready to get out the door early for tailgating, just ask for your breakfast “to go!” And after a long day of soaking in the excitement of college ball, the Arrowhead Inn is the perfect place to unwind. 

Gloria & Phil Teber Your Innkeeper and Chef at the Arrowhead Inn, Durham, NC