Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Explore Durham’s Heritage with a Meal at Historic Stagville

Historic Stagville is home to one of the largest remaining pre-Civil War plantations and provides a unique perspective into Durham’s past. Visitors have the opportunity to learn about life in North Carolina during the 18th and 19th century by exploring the plantation homes, enslaved family dwellings, and agricultural structures that have been preserved on the property. This extraordinary piece of Durham’s history is open to visitors Tuesday through Saturday and guided tours are available.

Michael Twitty at Historic Stagville
Southern food historian Michael
Twitty will prepare a traditional 19th
century harvest dinner.
This September you will have a special opportunity to both support the preservation efforts at Historic Stagville and become immersed in an authentic 19th century experience. On September 7th Expert Southern food historian Michael Twitty will prepare a harvest dinner using traditional methods described in 19th century slave narratives. This meal will feature North Carolina agricultural products and will be presented by experienced living history interpreters with expertise in the history of African American foodways. Seating is limited for this event, but tickets are only $75 with donations going towards the upkeep of Stagville’s historic structures. To make reservations talk with you innkeeper or call 919-620-0120.

Dinner at Historic Stagville
One of the beautifully preserved plantation structures
of Historic Stagville.
Michael Twitty will also present a hands on cooking presentation for children, “Cooking with Kids”, and a discussion of the lives of North Carolina’s enslaved population as a part of Stagville’s Harvest Festival. With our Durham bed and breakfast just minutes away from this historic site you’ll be able to spend a whole weekend exploring Durham’s past at Stagville.

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

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

A Luxury Accommodation Experience Near Duke University and Medical Center

lodging near Duke UniversityDurham is a wonderful place to live and visit for many reasons: great food, the vibrant arts scene, and plenty of Southern hospitality. Your innkeepers at the Arrowhead Inn, Phil and Gloria Teber, know these aspects of their city are pretty exciting, but as they discuss in their recent interview with the News and Observer they know that you may be looking for other amenities as well. Like you may be, they were attracted to Durham's world class universities and medical facilities, such as Duke University and its affiliate, the Duke Medical Center.

Dining and lodging in DurhamWhether you’re visiting the hospital or the university the Arrowhead Inn can provide you with an exceptional experience. Your innkeepers can help you arrange an exciting tour of the city to help you get a feel for the arts and food culture. Or if you’d prefer to stick around and enjoy our beautiful grounds and relaxing atmosphere Phil and Gloria will be happy to arrange a Dinner at the Inn for you. No matter what your reason for visiting Durham may be, you’ll enjoy an outstanding experience at the Arrowhead Inn.

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

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Two Ways to Save on Your Next Visit to Our Durham Bed and Breakfast

If you’ve been waiting for a good reason to visit our luxury Durham bed and breakfast this summer, then here it is! We’ve got not one, but two opportunities for you to save on your upcoming visits.

Back to School Special
Cherish the last days of summer at Arrowhead Inn! Whether you are moving your college student or just need a break before the school semester starts up.  Stay a night or two at the Arrowhead Inn in August!  Take a 10% discount on weekend room nights (Friday-Saturday excluding Labor Day Weekend) or receive a 20% discount on weeknights (Sunday-Thursday) in the month of August only. Call the Inn directly to reserve a room mentioning this special. Or book online for weekend nights using the Promo Code: schoolend and for weekday nights use Promo Code: schoolweek.  No other discounts or gift cards may be applied. Applicable taxes not included. For new reservations only!
Facebook Contest Arrowhead Inn 
1000 “Likes” Contest
Arrowhead Inn is excited to be hosting a 1000 "Likes" contest for Facebook. The goal of the contest is to get Arrowhead Inn to 1000 likes by September 1, 2013. As soon as we reach our goal, we will be giving away 1 free night to one of our lucky fans! Head over to our Facebook page, “Like” us, and enter to win by completing the form on the 1000 “Likes” Contest. Remember to share with your friends to get us to 1000 likes faster!

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