Tuesday, July 31, 2012

On Your Mark…Get Set…Go! Races in the Triangle

Are you ready to challenge yourself, support a cause, or just have some fun? The Triangle has races of all distances for all paces and skill levels. Looking for a triathlon? There are several of those too! Check out the categories below to find a race that suits your needs, then get ready…get set…go!

5K Run/Walks

Cleft Palate Gallop: September 8th
Duke DPT 5K: September 29th

6K, 8K, 10K, or Half Marathon

Raleigh 8000: August 25th
RunRaleigh Labor Day 8K: September 2nd
Carrboro 10K: October 6th
Eno River Run: October 27th


Mayo Lake Triathlon: August 11th

Just Plain Fun

The MOST Amazing Race: August 25th
The Filthy Fun Mud Run: November 3rd

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

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Three Places to Enjoy Outdoor Music Performances in Durham

Music lovers of all types will appreciate the wide variety of outdoor music performances in Durham this summer. Pack a picnic and enjoy the tunes outside all across town.

Back Porch Music on the Lawn

Sponsored by the American Tobacco Historic District and NC Public Radio-WUNC 91.5 FM the Back Porch Music on the Lawn series is in full swing with these upcoming performances:

Friday July 27 - Justin Robinson and the Mary Annettes
Friday August 10 - John Howie Jr and the Rosewood Bluff
Friday August 17 - Bill & Libby Hicks (with friends)
Friday August 24 - The Old Ceremony
Friday September 7 – The Red Clay Ramble

The shows will take place on the lawn at the American Tobacco campus and admission is FREE!

Warehouse Blues Series

Durham Parks and Recreation and the Capitol Broadcasting Company are proud to bring you the 9th annual Warehouse Blues Series which will feature performances by Bullfrog Willard McGhee on July 27th and local legend Cool John Ferguson on August 3rd. These FREE performances take place in Durham Central Park and run from 6 – 8pm.

Music in the Gardens

Tomorrow night (Wednesday, July 25th) marks the last performance in the 2012 Music in the Garden series. Catch Megafaun performing at 7:00pm in the beautiful Sarah P. Duke gardens. Tickets are available for $12, free for those 12 and under.

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

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

July 2012 Events in the Triangle

Final ADF shows: July 17th – 28th

You still have a chance to witness the magic of the 2012 American Dance Festival, one of the nation’s premier dance performances that takes the stage right here in Durham. The Brian Brooks Moving Company wraps up their performances this week and the Shen Wei Dance Arts group takes over on the 18th and 19th. The Paul Taylor Dance Company, Footprints, and the Mark Morris Dance Group rounds out this year’s schedule. Don't forget about the Arrowhead Inn’s American Dance Festival Special ask your innkeeper for more details!

Moonlight and Starlight Paddle: July 20th

Explore the beauty of nature by the light of the moon and stars with Frog Hollow Outdoors’ Moonlight and Starlight Paddle (http://www.froghollowoutdoors.com/index_files/Page2658.html). Paddlers of all ages and experience levels will enjoy a leisurely paddle around Falls Lake on the night of July 20th. This guided trip allows paddlers to view and listen to nocturnal wildlife and soak in the beautiful nighttime sky.

CHICAGO at DPAC: July 31st  - August 5th

From July 31st to August 5th catch CHICAGO, one of Broadway’s most beloved and exciting musicals, at the Durham Performing Arts Center. Supermodel Christie Brinkley makes her Broadway tour debut as leading lady Roxie Hart and is supported by a fantastic cast. And don’t forget about our Dinner and a Show Package!

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

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Select Registry Photo Contest

Good with a camera? Select Registry is holding a fun photo contest this month. They are looking for a photo from your recent stay at a Select Registry property that captures the essence of “Staying Select.” This could be anything from the exquisite settings, dining or amenities, to the personal and friendly experience provided by Select Registry innkeepers and their staff.

Submit your best photo from a recent stay, at any Select Registry inn, by July 31st and then vote for your other favorites. Three winners will receive gift certificates of $100 or more and the best photo will be featured on Select Registry's Facebook page with photo credit. Enter now.

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

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Special Summer Dining Opportunities

It’s easy to see why Durham is quickly becoming one of the country’s best places to eat. Back in 2008 Bon Appetite magazine called it America’s Foodiest Small Town and its only gotten better from there. From restaurants that focus on farm-to-table practices to a wide variety of international options, Durham’s food scene has something for everyone. And coming up this month there are lots of fun and unique ways to enjoy the culinary talents of the area’s chef and the variety of cuisine available in the Bull City:

Wine and Dine: Delicious Pairings for the Summer on July 12th at the Cookery

Join Nathan and Mary Margret McCamic of the Clever Vine in exploring the pairings of wine with summertime classics such as corn, watermelon, and tomatoes. The class will include cooking lessons along with wine pairings for the dishes created during the classes.

Food Truck Mash Up on July 14that Motorco

Purchase of a $30 ticket gets you all you can eat from some of Durham’s greatest food trucks including: KoKyu BBQ; Pie Pushers Pizza; Chirba Chirba Dumplings; Farmhands Sausage Wagon; and Parlour Ice Cream.

Red, White and BLU Wine Dinner on July 18th at Blu

Enjoy a four-course meal of American classes perfectly paired with wine from the Hope Valley Bottle Shop (http://hvbottleshop.com/) at one of the Triangle’s greatest seafood restaurants.

Celebrate this delicious Basque white wine with special food pairings such as tapas and oysters at this annual affair at Six Plates Wine Bar. Advanced tickets are on sale now for $12 which covers admission, a complimentary glass, and entertainment.

Enjoy a magical dinner on the farmhouse porch of Elodie Farms just outside of Durham and not far from the Inn. Special guest chefs from some of Durham’s finest restaurants will serve dinner once a month for a limited number of lucky guests. Tickets sell out quickly so to get notification about August’s event with Amy Tournquist of Watts Grocery visit Elodie Farm’s Reservations page.

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