Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Places to Be and Things to See Around Durham this August

It may be August already, but Durham’s summer fun is still going strong. If you’re visiting our Durham bed and breakfast in the coming month you won’t want to miss out on these exciting places to be and things to see!

Here are some of the great places to be and this to see in Durham this August!

things to do in DurhamGet your reservations in now for the August 1st Nasher Night Out. This event kicks off at the Nasher Museum CafĂ© where you’ll enjoy appetizers before heading out to enjoy food and drinks at some of Durham’s hottest spots like Cave Taureau, Alley Twenty-Six, the Parlour, and Pizzeria Toro.

Durham’s Central Park hosts weekly events like the Farmers Market, but it’s also a great place to be because you can catch fun outdoor events like the Warehouse Blues concert series. On August 2nd you’ll want to be there to catch a performance by local talent, Mel Melton and the Wicked Mojos.

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The American Tobacco Historic District is a great place to be the August because it brings you all kinds of entertainment opportunities including Durham Bulls baseball games, events at the Durham Performing Arts Center, and live music as part of the Midweek Music Series.

You can see (and taste!) some of Durham’s culinary highlights this August if you join the food tours around the city the August. Check out tours hosted by Taste Carolina or the Triangle Food Tour. These tours are a great way to sample some of the delicious fare that’s helped to put Durham on the foodie map!

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

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

What’s on Your Bull City Bucket List?

Everyone has a Bucket List, a collection of those “must do” things that you dream about doing. Well, for your visit at our Durham bed and breakfast you’ll want to check out the Bull City Bucket List. Durham residents have contributed to this list of activities that make their hometown so special and it even includes some that we’ve featured here on the blog such as the Duke Lemur Center and food truck rodeos.

But the fun doesn’t stop there! Not only does the Bull City Bucket List give you great ideas for things to do in Durham, it also gives you the chance to win some fantastic prizes! To participate in the Bull City Bucket List Contest all you need to do is take pictures of yourself participating in the events on the list. You can use Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook to upload your photos, tag them with #BCBucketList, and earn points for each experience you check off the list. The more points you get, the more prizes you can earn! Sign up, find specific instructions, and check out the awesome prizes here!

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What can you check off the Bull City Bucket List?

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