Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Take Your Appreciation of Wine to the Next Level

For those who love wine or just want to learn more about it the Museum of Life and Science in Durham is hosting the Science of Wine. On the evening of February 9th, from 6 – 9 PM local wine experts will discuss a variety of topics related to the making of wine, pairing wine with food, and purchasing wine. Several of Durham’s finest food trucks will also be on site so you can test out your new pairing knowledge and savor some of the unique food truck fare. There will also be a separate children’s event, The Science of Juice. Don’t miss this great opportunity to explore the world of wine!

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

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

February 2012 Events in the Triangle :: Portlandia The Tour

Arrowhead Inn Valentine’s Day Romance Package

Show your Valentine how much you care with a unforgettable stay at the Arrowhead Inn. To help you make the stay extra special we have created the Valentine Romance Package which features sparkling wine and chocolate covered strawberries upon your arrival and a five-course gourmet dinner for two. The Valentine’s Day Romance Package is available February 10th, 11th, and 14th.

Carlota Santana Brings Flamenco’s Flair to the Triangle

Enjoy the rhythm and beauty of flamenco right here in Durham on February 11th. Renowned dancer and choreographer Carlota Santana leads Durham-based dance company, Flamenco Vivo in an evening of music and dancing at Duke’s Page Auditorium. Performances will include traditional and original works. For tickets visit  Duke Performances.

Portlandia: The Tour Comes to Durham

Fred Armisen (of Saturday Night Live) and Carrie Brownstein (of Wild Flag, Sleater-Kinney) are bringing their hit comedy Portlandia to six cities, including Durham! If you’re a fan of this eccentric comedy you can’t miss their one night performance at the Carolina Theater on February 22nd.

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

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

The Ultimate Arts “To Do” List for Durham, Raleigh & Chapel Hill

Take a break from your everyday “To Do” list and check off some things you really want to get done! Like visiting the one-of-a-kind art venues in the Triangle. The cities of Durham, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill are all home to fantastic artists and beautiful places to see visual and performing art like the North Carolina Museum of Art, the Ackland Art Museum, and Manbites Dog Theater.

It can be exhausting to try and find all the best places to see art in the area, so Arts in the Triangle has done it for you! They have complied several itineraries that feature sites in all three cities, and were created specifically for those seeking a visual art experience, a performing art experience, or both. And because it will take most of the day for you to really work your way through your new “To Do” list, the itineraries also include time for lunch and dinner at some of the Triangle's best restaurants. We know that one of the Arts in the Triangle itineraries is one “To Do” list you’ll actually want to tackle!

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

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Cooking Classes at the Cookery and Southern Season

Perhaps your New Year’s Resolution was to cook more, or maybe you’re just looking for a few new dishes to mix into your cooking routine. Whatever the reason for expanding your culinary prowess the Cookery and A Southern Season’s Cooking School have many classes to help you learn new techniques and recipes.

Through February the Cookery is offering classes such as Making Fresh Brioche (January 10th), The Wonderful World of Chocolate (January 19th), and Sausage Making: The Basics of Grinding, Casing, and Cooking (February 11th).

The Cooking School at A Southern Season hosts a wide variety of classes that let students learn the basics of making Southern cooking staples such as biscuits and cornbread, or how to master international cuisines such as a Thai and Turkish. There are also courses designed specifically for couples and girlfriend getaways.

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

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

January 2012 Events in the Triangle :: Restaurant Week

Spend an Evening with Local Jazz Legend Branford Marsalis

On January 13th and 14th jazz lovers will have the opportunity to enjoy the sweet sounds of three time Grammy winning saxophonist and Durham resident, Branford Marsalis. Marsalis, a Duke University Artist in Residence, and his quartet will perform in Reynolds Theater. Don’t miss this chance to see the Branford Marsalis Quartet right here in Durham.

Triangle Restaurant Week Serves Up the Best of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill

If you’re visiting the Inn from January 23rd through the 29th you’ll have the chance to enjoy the 5th annual Triangle Restaurant Week. This special event brings together restaurants from across the Triangle all of which will feature a special 3 course price fixe menu for lunch ($15) and dinner ($20 - $30). In Durham alone you’ll find menus that feature seafood, contemporary Mexican, or French cuisine, but with such a great price for lunch or dinner you can afford to explore many of the restaurants across the Triangle.

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