Chetola Sporting Reserve Open House

open house
chetola resort at blowing rock

July 12,13 and 14th 2019
Chetola Sporting Reserve

 

Experience what it's like to be a Chetola Sporting Reserve Member!

Join us for clay shooting and an on-site lunch at Chetola Sporting Reserve

$12 and open to the public

 

For reservations, please contact:

Mary Reeves: 828.295.5527

Grayson Jones: 828.264.6200

 

Directions: 

From Chetola Resort, LEFT onto MAIN ST (proceed for .3 miles)

LEFT onto HWY 321 (proceed for .9 miles)

RIGHT onto ramp for BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY (proceed for .1 miles)

LEFT on BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY (proceed for 3.6 miles)

RIGHT on SAMPSON ROAD (proceed for 1.1 miles) (Be on the lookout for BRMC signs; will lose cell and GPS reception here)

LEFT onto STATEVIEW ROAD (proceed for .4 miles)

RIGHT into BRMC via REYNOLDS PARKWAY (proceed for 2.8 miles)

RIGHT on HORTON CREEK TRAIL; follow down to Sporting Reserve lodge (proceed for 1.2 miles)

Book Signing with Leighton Ford

Places of the Heart Cover
chetola resort at blowing rock

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.

Sculpture Walk Package

sculpture walk
chetola resort at blowing rock

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

starlighters

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/

BBQ and Bluegrass: A July 4th Celebration

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chetola resort at blowing rock

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

A Taste of Italy Wine Dinner

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Tuesday, April 16
Timberlake's Restaurant


6pm Meet & Greet
6:30pm - First Course

4-Course Tapas-Style Dinner by Chef Matthew Rivers in conjunction with Sunset & Vine

$65 per person

Meet & Greet
featuring Gregoletto Sui Lieviti, Treviso, Prosecco DOC - Veneto, Italy - 2017

1st Course
Fried Calamari Frites with Spicy Marinara
Paired with Verdicchio: Santa Barbara Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi DOC - Marche, Italy - 2017

2nd Course
PASTA CARBONARA
Black Pepper Fettucini, Pancetta, Garden Peas, and Shaved Parmesan
Paired with Barbera: A. & G. Fantino Cascina Dardi, Barbera d’Alba Superiore DOC - Piemonte, Italy - 2017

3rd Course
PHEASANT PUTTANESCA
Airline Pheasant Breast with Kalamata Olives, Anchovies, Tomatoes, Fresh Herbs, Sauteed Rapini, and Potato Gnocchi

Paired with Nebbiolo: Silvio Giamello Vicenziana, Barbaresco DOCG - Piemonte, Italy - 2015

4th Course
TIRAMISU
Mascarpone custard layered with whipped cream, rum, and coffee-soaked ladyfingers

Paired with Moscato: Elvio Tintero Sori Gramella, Moscato d’Asti DOCG - Piemonte, Italy - 2017

Reservations via Sunset & Vine: 828.414.9111

North Carolina Craft Beer Dinner

chetola resort at blowing rock

Tuesday, April 23
Timberlake's Restaurant

6:30pm - First Course

Small plates with a Southern flair paired by Executive Chef Matthew Rivers with some of NC’s best craft brews.

$45 per person

1st Course
Frito Misto
Fried Okra, Fried Mushrooms, Fried Corn Nuggets with Cajun Aioli
Paired with Torch Pilsner Foothills Brewery, Winston Salem, NC

2nd Course
Appalachian Salad
Crisp Romaine, Roasted Corn, Goodnight Brothers Prosciutto, Ashe County Bleu Cheese, Grape Tomatoes, Pickled Okra, Cucumber, Cornbread Croutons, Buttermilk Herb Dressing
Paired with Weeping Willow Wit, Mother Earth Brewing Company, Kinston, NC

3rd Course
Pork Belly Tacos
Crispy Pork Belly, Green Tomato Chow Chow, Sweet & Smoky BBQ Sauce, Blue Corn Tortilla, Scallions
Paired with Pernicious IPA, Wicked Weed Brewery, Asheville NC

4th Course
Fried Chicken and Watermelon
Skin-On Boneless Fried Chicken Thighs, Benton’s Bacon Collard Greens, Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese, Pickled Watermelon Rind, Fresh Watermelon
Paired with Boone Creek Blonde, AMB, Boone, NC

5th Course
Chocolate PB Delight
Peanut Butter Mousse, Chocolate Ganache, Salted Caramel, Strawberry Powder
Paired with Hatchet Coffee Porter, Booneshine Brewery, Boone NC

Reservations: 828.295.5505

Spanish Wine & Tapas Wine Dinner

new years eve prix fixe
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Tuesday, March 12
Timberlake's Restaurant

 

featuring Winemaker Trent Moffett
6pm Meet & Greet with Spanish Rose
6:30pm - First Course

4-Course Tapas-Style Dinner by Chef Matthew Rivers in conjunction with Sunset & Vine

$65 per person

1ST COURSE
Paired with Vina Pomal, Viura-Malvasia, 2016

Patatas Bravas
Duck Fat Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Smashed and Fried, with Tarragon Aioli and Roasted Red Pepper Ketchup

Tomatillo Shrimp Ceviche
Shrimp “cooked” in Citrus, with Serrano Pepper, Tomato Concasse, Cilantro, and House Made Shrimp Crackers

2ND COURSE
Paired with Vina Zaco, Albariño, 2015

Seafood Paella
Mussels, Clams, and Chorizo, with Saffron Risotto and Crisped Rice

Croquetas de Jamo
Ham Croquettes with Serrano Ham, Manchego, Fried with Bechamel

3RD COURSE
Paired with Prior Scala Dei, Priorat, 2016

Empanadillas Gallegos
Little Galician Turnovers—Spiced Ground Beef, Currants, Sofrito, Wrapped in Dough and Baked with Fig Balsamic and Herb Oil

Pimientos Rellenos de Atun
Roasted Red Peppers with Tuna—Stuffed Peppers with Ahi Tuna, Black Olives, Green Onions, Pimenton and Arbequina

Mallorca Vegetable Bake
Eggplant, Zucchini, Tomatoes, Fresh Herbs, Balsamic, Olive Oil, Sweet Paprika

4TH COURSE
Paired with Legaris Crianza, 2014

Bunuelos de Viento
“Light as Air” Fritters, Espresso, Powdered Sugar

Natillas de Leche
Spanish Custard with Cinnamon and Vanilla, topped with Fresh Berries and Marcona Almond Tuille

Reservations via Sunset & Vine: 828.414.9111

Moffett Vineyards Wine Dinner

new years eve prix fixe
chetola resort at blowing rock

Monday, January 21
Timberlake's Restaurant

 

featuring Winemaker Trent Moffett
6:30pm - First Course

5-Course Dinner by Chef Matthew Rivers
in conjunction with Sunset & Vine

$95 per person

1st Course
Cardamom-Rubbed Crispy Pork Belly with Shiitake Mushrooms, Grilled Pear, and Ginger Soy Glaze
Paired with Dundee Hills Chardonnay 2016

2nd Course
Farro Risotto with Blistered Cherry Tomato, Kale, Fresh Herbs, and Taleggio Cheese
Paired with Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2015

3rd Course
Sage and Honey-Basted Pheasant Fricassee with Sweet Potato and Pomegranate Reduction
Paired with Napa Valley Proprietary Red 2014

4th Course
35-Day Dry-Aged Ribeye with Beet Coulis, Chimichurri Butter, and Fried Parsnips
Paired with Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

5th Course
Basil Goat Cheese Souffle with Sweet Pickled Watermelon Rind and Carbonated Watermelon
Paired with Pinot Noir Rose 2017

Reservations via Sunset & Vine: 828.414.9111

New Year’s Eve Dinner

chetola resort at blowing rock

Tuesday, December 31st 2019

Seatings from 5-10pm

Four-Course PRIX FIXE
$75 per person
$95 per person with wine pairing
(select one item from each course)

First Course
Oyster Rockefeller
Spinach, artichoke hearts, Benton’s bacon, hollandaise

Crispy Duck Confit and Sweet Potato Beignets
Foie gras fondue, coffee ganache

Second Course
Grilled Vegetable Salad
Yellow squash, zucchini, eggplant, red peppers, red onion, all grilled and chilled with baby romaine, shaved Manchego,
sun-dried tomato vinaigrette

Warm Winter Salad
Farro, roasted butternut squash, baby kale, gala apple, goat cheese,
cranberry citrus vinaigrette

Third Course
Wasabi Pea Crusted Halibut
Baby bok choy, forbidden rice, sweet Thai chili beurre, soy-mirin

NOLA Style BBQ Prosciutto Wrapped Prawns
White cheddar grits, corn maque choux, crispy okra

Grilled 10oz Antelope Chop
Boursin mash yukon gold potatoes, green bean amandine,
wild mushroom bordelaise

Cherrywood Bacon Wrapped Pheasant
Butternut squash risotto, asparagus, pomegranate gastrique, truffle honey

Dessert
Chocolate Champagne Eclairs
Champagne infused pastry cream, Pate a Choux eclairs,
dark chocolate ganache

Vanilla Bourbon Affogato
Homemade vanilla bourbon ice cream, Kahlua, espresso,
salted caramel tuile

 

Reservations: 828-295-5505