Come relax and sip afternoon tea in the understated luxury of the New River Escape Barn. Our teas are informal and delicious Served with sweet and savory delectables from a local favorite bakery. For more specifics on our themed teas please call 828.278.9831 or email email@example.com. Price: $25/person
Afternoon Tea - Clean Water Fundraiser September 26, 2019 2-4 pm
In November, AJ Best, owner of the New River Escape, will be traveling to Nepal with Wine to Water as a Global Advocate for clean water. Please join us on September 26th for delicious tea and to raise funds for this vital cause. (All funds raised will go directly to Wine to Water to keep clean water flowing.) We hope you can make it! Please RSVP.
September 28, 2019 6 pm French Inspired Farm to Table Dinner Kalman's Bon Appetit
It has been a dream of AJ’s to have a farm to table event on the lawn next to the New River since purchasing The New River Escape in August 2017. Our first annual French Inspired Farm to Table dinner will take place on September 28th at 5:00pm. This leisurely four course meal will be created by Julius Kalman, a French trained chef of Kalman’s Bon Appetit. Ashe County High School Culinary Department students will be serving our culinary delights. Music will be provided by David Knight a talented accordion musician. We couldn’t be more excited. Price is $75 per person. All extra money not used for food, beverage and entertainment will go to the Ashe County High School Culinary Department to use for their continued education or entrance fees to culinary competitions. Come join us for a fabulous eventing. Event is rain or shine (if raining dinner will be in the barn).
October 5, 10am-4pm 4x4 Quilt Block Painting Workshop
Come be crafty with a buddy. This class is designed for two people to work together to create either one 4'x4' or four 1'x1' barn quilt blocks in a day (get your holiday presents knocked out). All blocks will be primed and designs drawn for you upon arrival. Designs to choose from will be fairly basic. Exterior paints (primary colors), brushes and design supplies will be provided. Please bring your own blowdryer to help with speed of paint drying. * $25 discount will be given to individuals wanting to pick up the primed 4x4 block and draw their own design before the class
Lunch, snacks and drinks will be provided. Cost is $160/2 people ONE 4'x4' or FOUR 1'x1' blocks.
Calling All Witches - Tea Party October 31, 2019 2-4 pm
Calling all Witches to a Tea Party gathering. Bring your friends and enjoy tea, sweet and savory treats to make your Halloween complete. Hats are required and full witch attire optional. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED $25/person
November 29, 30 & 31 Wreath decorating for The Whole Family
Bring Grandma, baby Jo and the rest of the gang to decorate your personal local evergreen wreaths for the holidays! Each family member can adorn a wreath to their liking, take it home and enjoy it throughout the holidays. But best of all, your family will make some wonderful family memories during the 2019 holiday season! Hot chocolate and cookies provided. Wreath prices beginning at $30 each for a 24" wreath. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED! Nov. 29, 30 & Dec 1
Laughing all the Way - Tea Party December 5, 2019 2-4 pm
Join us for some holiday cheer at this fun afternoon tea party. Our English style afternoon tea will be a great place bring your friends to celebrate the holidays. English tea as well as savory and sweet delectables provided for all. $25/person personal tables for groups available. For large groups please contact us for other available days
2020 - October 2-4 Mindful Mountain Retreat
Looking for a Weekend Get-A-Way focused on just YOU and your connection to Self, Others & the World? Join us for two days of Self-care at the New River Escape Barn and Guest House. Find yourself immersed with like minded women ready to connect on a soul level. Yoga, meditation, HeartMath®, self-reflection, relaxation, rejuvenation & more beside the beautiful and wild New River. The weekend will provide you an opportunity to Explore, Expand and EVOLve!
Amazing instruction and accommodations Kelly Andrews, MS has been a presenter, wellness professional and yoga instructor for 20+ years. Her knowledge-base is astounding, attention to detail impressive and her laugh lights up a room. The New River Escape is an unprecedented new venue in the High Country providing space for intimate gatherings and romantic weekend getaways. Be one of the first to experience this stunning locale just minutes from Boone and West Jefferson.