Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Keep Your Green Thumb in Shape

The temperature may be dropping and winter is on its way, but that doesn’t mean you have to give up gardening just yet. Several upcoming events at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens will get you inspired about gardening year round.

November 3rdAutumn Harvest

Join Neil Mendenhall of the American Institute Of Floral Designers and Harry
Jenkins, Superintendent of Sarah P. Duke Gardens and create an autumn harvest display using fall flowers, foliage, and produce.

November 9thAutumn in the Arboretum

Paul Jones, Curator of the Culberson Asiatic Arboretum, and horticulturist Michelle Rawlins will lead you through a tour of the gardens to highlight their autumn splendor.

November 14thSalad Bowls 

Horticulturist Lindsey Fleetwood will show you how to harvest salad greens all winter long. Take home your own container, seeds, and soil to enjoy the delicious and healthy benefits of greens throughout the winter.

Visit the links above to learn more about program pricing, parking information, and other educational opportunities at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens.

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

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

November 2012 Events in the Triangle

Motorco Food Truck Mashup
The folks at Motorco are always dreaming up fun things for you to do in Durham. On November 10th  they will bring you a revival of their Food Truck Mashup! Slightly different from past mashups, the participating food trucks were selected by a public vote so you know their fare has to be good. Purchase tickets for general admission (13 coupons, each one good for one item from a truck, and one “Golden Ticket” for voting for your favorite dish) or the tasting ticket (6 coupons, each one good for one item from a truck).
Participating food trucks include:

Leningrad Performance by the North Carolina Symphony
On November 16th and 17th conductor Carlos Kalmar will lead the North Carolina Symphony in a performance of Mozart’s Symphony No. 25 in G minor K. 183 as well as Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 60, “Leningrad.” The Symphony performs in the beautiful Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh, NC. Make your stay at the Arrowhead Inn one to remember with our “Dinner and a Show” package, in which Chef Phil will prepare one of his signature meals for you before you leave for the symphony.

Ring in the Christmas Spirit with Mannheim Steamroller

It seems to early to be thinking about Christmas, but we didn’t want you to miss the opportunity to see the Mannheim Steamroller Christmas performance at the Durham Performing Arts Center on November 30th! This beloved holiday performance group will bring a multimedia performance to the stage that is sure to delight fans of all ages.

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

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Get Ready to Round Up the Triangle’s Tastiest Eats at the Food Truck Rodeo

Durham is definitely becoming known for its food trucks. The variety and quality satisfy both local residents and visitors. In the Bull City you can find everything from donuts, to pretzels, to curry, to pizza, to popsicles trucking around, everyday of the week. There are so many great trucks to try it can be a bit overwhelming to decide where to go first.

Enter the food truck rodeo! Coming up October 28th from 12:30 – 4:30pm Durham Central Park will host dozens of the area’s food trucks. In addition to great food there will be live music and a craft market. So don’t limit yourself to trying just one food truck at a time, head over to the food truck rodeo to round up all of the Triangle’s tastiest eats! 

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

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Look For Spooky Fun in the Triangle

You can feel it, it’s that time of the year. The air is getting chilly, the leaves are turning, and you know it’s time to start thinking about your plans for Halloween. The Triangle provides you with many options to choose from for your Halloween festivities, here are just a few:

Family Fun
Children of all ages will enjoy a day at McKee’s Cedar Creek Farm in Rougemont. The farm hosts one of the state’s largest corn mazes, as well as a pumpkin patch, a Haunted Trail, and other children’s activities. The fall festivities run through November 4th.

In Search of a Witch’s Brew
Explore the spookiest places in Durham as well as some of the tastiest on Tobacco Road Tour’s Pub Crawl and Haunted Adventure Tour. Your guide will lead you on a two and a half hour tour of Durham stopping at haunted sites and bars along the way.

Big Frights on the Big Screen
Do you think Halloween is the best time to watch scary movies? Join fellow frightful film fans at the Reel-ly Scary Cary event at Koka Booth Amphitheater. Through October 27th a variety of horror movies will play outdoors on the big screen to help you get in the Halloween spirit.

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

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Broadway Comes to DPAC

Today marks the beginning of the Suntrust Broadway Series at the Durham Performing Arts Center. These off-Broadway performances run through May 2013 and will include the following productions:

War Horse: October 2 – 7, 2012
Jersey Boys: October 30 – November 18, 2012
Million Dollar Quartet: December 4 – 9, 2012
Jekyll & Hyde: January 8 – 13, 2013
Mary Poppins: February 12 – 17, 2013
Anything Goes: March 19 – 24, 2013
 Priscilla: Queen of the Desert: April 30 – May 5, 2013
 Sister Act: May 14 – 19, 2013

Tickets are currently on sale for these shows as well as many others at DPAC. And don’t forget to ask your innkeeper about our “What a Dinner and a Show” special. This special includes a pre-show dinner prepared especially for you by Chef Phil, to make for an extra special night!

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