Small Bites

Howling good times: Madison’s Inn and Restaurant in Black Mountain is going to the dogs. On Thursday, Sept. 22, from 6 to 9 p.m., the Inn will host a silent auction fundraiser for Full Moon Farm, a 17-acre mountain haven dedicated to the rescue and shelter of the wolf dog. There will be a wine bar complete with hors d’oeuvres, and the auction will showcase local artwork and passes for a weekend getaway at Madison’s. Black Mountain’s pet-treat central, Bone-a-Fide Bakery, is also getting in on the Full Moon fun. On Oct. 29, the shop will host a Halloween-themed fundraising parade featuring pets in costume with their owners, with prizes for the best costumes. For more information about either event, call Sandi Rector at 669-0706.


Open Door: One of Black Mountain’s newest restaurants, The Cellar Door, recently expanded its hours. The eatery has added dinner service on Sundays, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. The restaurant remains open for lunch and dinner service every other day of the week, with brunch on Sunday mornings. For more information or reservations, call 669-9090.


Through the grapevine: The Biltmore Estate invites you behind the scenes. On weekends through Oct. 23, the Estate will offer 90-minute guided tours of the property’s expansive vineyards, followed by a special wine and cheese tasting and glimpse of where Biltmore’s wines are made. Tours are offered at 1 and 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, and the cost is $15 per person. Space is limited. Guests may sign up for the event at the winery upon arrival. For more information, visit www.biltmore.com.

SHARE

Before you comment

The comments section is here to provide a platform for civil dialogue on the issues we face together as a local community. Xpress is committed to offering this platform for all voices, but when the tone of the discussion gets nasty or strays off topic, we believe many people choose not to participate. Xpress editors are determined to moderate comments to ensure a constructive interchange is maintained. All comments judged not to be in keeping with the spirit of civil discourse will be removed and repeat violators will be banned. See here for our terms of service. Thank you for being part of this effort to promote respectful discussion.

Leave a Reply

To leave a reply you may Login with your Mountain Xpress account, connect socially or enter your name and e-mail. Your e-mail address will not be published. All fields are required.