Tuesday, May 29, 2012

June 2012 Events in the Triangle

Triangle Restaurant Week Returns!

Did you miss the first round of Triangle Restaurant Week back in January? Not to worry, it returns June 4th – 10th for more great deals at your favorite restaurants in Durham, Chapel Hill, and Raleigh! During these dates restaurants from around the Triangle will feature a special fixed price, 3-course meal for lunch and dinner. This is a great chance to revisit some of your favorite places to eat or to try some new ones!

Experience the Magic of the American Dance Festival

Since 1977 the American Dance Festival has called Durham home. From June 14th to July 28th the festival returns with a spectacular line up for this summer season, featuring modern dance troupes from around the world. This year’s schedule includes performances by the Ragamala Dance company which showcases traditional South Indian classical dance, the Hubbard Street Dance Chicago company performing Twyal Tharp’s Scarlatti, and the ever popular Pilobolus whose performance will include two ADF commissioned works. Don’t miss this classic part of Durham’s summer, and stay tuned for our Arrowhead Inn ADF Special.

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

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

On Your Mark, Get Set…Eat, Run, Bike, and Swim!

May 26th brings the running of Durham’s fifth annual Doughman Challenge Quadrathalon, the race that combines running, biking, swimming, and eating! Though registration sold out back in February for this popular team event the public is till welcome to watch the race and cheer on the participants. This year the race is helping to support SEEDS, a non-profit community garden that educates adults and youth through gardening.

Race participants will start and finish at the Durham Centre Parking Lot (at the corner of Rigsbee and Seminary) and each team member will complete one athletic leg followed by stop at one of Durham’s fantastic restaurants to chow down. This unique event has even been featured on the Travel Channel’s Man vs. Food

Even though registration is sold out you can still be involved in the Doughman Challenge. You can cheer on the participants on the morning of the 26th (the race will start at 8:00 am), you can donate to their cause and support SEEDS, and you can still join in the post-race fun and buy tickets for the Doughman banquet hosted at Motorco Music Hall and featuring food and beverages from around Durham.

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

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Pick-Your-Own Strawberries at Waller Family Farm

It’s strawberry season! So its time for pie, shortcake, or for stocking on homemade jam to enjoy throughout the year. Visit Waller Family Farm for the chance to pick your own berries to take home and enjoy. In addition to strawberries the farm is home to cows, pigs, chickens, and goats and has been in the Waller family since 1943. Located just outside of Chapel Hill the farm is open Monday through Saturday from 8:00am – 7:00pm. Strawberry season doesn’t last long so be sure to get your fill as soon as possible!

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

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

May 2012 Events in the Triangle :: Performing Arts

Soak Up Traditional Bluegrass at Music on the Lawn

Summer is on its way in the Triangle, which means the Back Porch Music on the Lawn series has begun. On Friday, May 18th head out to the American Tobacco Historic District to enjoy the Tony Rice Unit, a band known for their mastery of bluegrass and traditional music.

North Carolina Symphony “Play with the Pros” Concert at Koka Booth

If you enjoy classical music as much as you enjoy the warm summer nights of North Carolina then you’ll love the outdoor concerts at the Koka Booth Amphitheater in Cary. On Saturday, May 26th citizen musicians from around the Triangle will join the North Carolina Symphony to perform a number of works including Schubert’s Symphony No. 9.

What a Dinner and a Show Package

Enjoy one of the fantastic musical or theatrical performance around the Triangle, and savor the sumptuous creations of our chef, Phil Teber, all in one night! With our Dinner and Show Package, you'll be treated to Chef Phil's Special Feast for a delicious pre-show dinner, and then enjoy one of the following performances:

May 2nd – 27th Wicked at the Durham Performing Arts Center
May 18th – Music on the Lawn Series presents the Tony Rice Unit at the American Tobacco Historic District
May 26th – Carolina Symphony “Play with the Pros” at Koka Booth Amphitheater

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