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Book Signing with Leighton Ford

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Wednesday, July 31st 2019
Embers Room at Chetola Resort

4:30pm- 6:30pm

Join us for a conversation with evangelist Leighton Ford about his book of art, poetry and essays reflecting on his life's journeys. Places of the Heart will be for sale for $45, and he will be happy to sign copies.

Free and open to the public!

Leighton Ford

Evangelist Leighton Ford of Charlotte has preached and taught all over the world, first with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and then on his own. As founder of Leighton Ford Ministries, his focus is on mentoring emerging Christian leaders around the world. Leighton has written a dozen books, the latest being Places of the Heart – A Journey with Paintings, Poetry and Reflections. Long a regular visitor to Blowing Rock, his book includes art and words reflecting on what the mountains and N.C. landscape mean to him. He is married to Jean Ford, the younger sister of Billy Graham. Places of the Heart is $45 with proceeds going to Leighton Ford Ministries. Order it at  www.bakerbookhouse.com or www.artpurveyors.com.

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Cascades 2 (CS2)

Woods view, downstairs unit, handicapped accessibility, recently upgraded, king in master, two twins in bedroom #2, queen size sleeper sofa, gas fireplace, televisions with DVD players, two-person whirlpool tub and standing shower in master bath, tub/shower combo in bath #2, hardwood floors in kitchen and dining room, carpet in living room and bedrooms, full kitchen, new appliances, new furniture, patio

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Mid-Week Escape

Stay three nights Sunday – Thursday now through June 30th and SAVE! Beat the weekend rush while shopping is open and views on the Parkway are unobstructed and far-reaching. It’s the perfect time to visit and take in all of the amenities at Chetola Resort.

  • 25% off three night stay Sunday-Thursday stay in Bob Timberlake Inn
  • $50 Resort Gift Card good for Timberlake’s Restaurant, The Spa At Chetola and more!
  • FREE breakfast for guests of Bob Timberlake Inn (limited to 2 adults per room) 

Use code MIDWEEKESCAPE when booking.

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Sculpture Walk Package

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August 9-11th, 2019
Lakeside at Chetola Resort 

Chetola Resort’s lakeside setting provides the outdoor venue that has achieved landmark status among travelers to the High Country. The lake provides a dramatic backdrop for the juried and curated exhibition of up to 50 national and regional sculptors.   Monumental scale and mid-scale works of art will be temporarily installed along the path around the lake.  Collectors and the public are invited to stroll leisurely to view the variety of premiere pieces many that will debut that weekend.

Weekend Timeline: 

Friday, August 9

PROSECCO & PAINTING – Tasting Spirits and Talking Art with Bob Timberlake and Joe Miller

6pm – Welcome

Passed hors d’oeuvres and buffet of heavy hors d’oeuvres

Cash bar

6:15pm - Ribbon Cutting

6:30pm – Prosecco Bar and/or Bourbon Tasting under tent

7pm – Q&A with Bob T. and Joe M. followed by informal sculpture walk

7-10pm – Public bonfire, cash bar, live music

Saturday, August 10

ART SPLASH – An Afternoon of Art & Games by Chetola Lake

Sculpture walks open to public and guests all day

11am-4pm – VR 3D Games with Douglas (5-min minimum, $1 per min.)

12-12:30pm – VR 3D Demo with artist Alan Gordon

1-1:30pm – VR 3D Demo with artist Alan Gordon

11am-4pm: Lawn Games*

     * Kids Clay Corner

         *Create Your Own Jackson Pollack

2-2:30pm: Joe Miller workshop with kids

1-2:30pm – Wine Tasting on the Lawn with Sunset & Vine

Noon-4pm - Music on the Lawn 

STARRY NIGHT CELEBRATION - Dinner and Dancing 

6pm – Cocktails – ticket includes 1 complimentary beer or wine

Cash bar in Gazebo

6:30pm – Dinner Buffet (elegant salad bar, filet mignon carving station, desserts, cash bar)

7:15/7:30pm – Awards presentation by Lawrence Wheeler

Music by Starlighter Orchestra 6-10pm

Public bonfire, cash bar in Gazebo

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The Starlighters were formed in the spring of 2016 to bring together some of the areas finest musicians. Headquartered in Lenoir, it is a special band that plays the unforgettable standards of the Swing and Big Band eras. The Starlighters initially made a positive impression on Lenoir's most experienced music educators and performers and has spent the past 3 years sharing their love of music and fellowship with audiences around North Carolina.

For tickets and more information please visit:  https://thesculpturewalk.com/

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Traditional Afternoon Tea

Royal Tea
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Traditional Afternoon Tea 

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday Afternoons

2:30-4:30

Enjoy A Traditional Afternoon Tea at the Beautiful Chetola Resort

Join us for a cup of tea accompanied by English scones, miniature desserts, and savory sandwiches.
Tea time is the perfect way to compliment pre-wedding festivities, spa packages, or other special occasions.

Classic Tea - $22 per person

Tea Royale - $27 per person

Reservations: 828.295.5505

*Reservation only

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BBQ and Bluegrass: A July 4th Celebration

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Thursday, July 4th, 2019
Chetola Resort's Lakeside Tent

11:00am - 2:00pm

A family friendly barbecue buffet accompanied by local bluegrass musicians

$14 per person
Free (ages 4 and younger)
Tax and 20% gratuity will be added
Coffee, Tea, and Soft Beverages Included

Taste of The Carolinas Buffet

Pulled Pork Barbeque, Barbeque Chicken,
Creamy Coleslaw, Barbeque Baked Beans
Green Beans, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, and Hushpuppies

House-made Dessert

Banana Pudding

Reservations: 828.295.5505

*Reservations will be available starting June 6, 2019