March 26th, 2015 by Julie
February 15th, 2015 by Julie
Oregon Chocolate Festival
The Oregon Chocolate Festival takes place in the springtime every year in Ashland, this year the Festival will take place on the weekend of March 6th and March 8th 2015.
For lovers of all things chocolate like me, this is a must visit event. There will be many chocolatier’s you may recognize including Dagoba, Lillie Belle Farms, Sipping Dreams and many many more. Try some unique combinations and unexpected concoctions, cakes, cocktails, beer and even a chocolate facial.
The event takes place at the Ashland Springs Hotel, if you would like to stay at a B&B the Blue Moon is a 10 minute walk from the venue, where you will find a warm welcome and a home away from home cozy atmosphere, and also our yummy chocolate desserts. While you are here in Ashland see a play or two at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Theatres just 2 blocks from the Festival.
See you there….
For more go to ashland springs/chocolate festival
February 13th, 2015 by Julie
The 14th Annual Ashland Independent Film Festival delights film lovers every spring, this year the Festival will start on April 9th. and end on April 13th.
The Festival is a whirlwind of more than 90 feature length films, documentaries and short films over a short 5 day period. There is lots of excitement for everyone to see the very best in Independent films in one of Americas most historic and appealing small towns.
There are always special guests, film makers and actors from around the world to engage with audiences after each screening. The Festival starts with an opening night bash and finishes with an awards celebration where you can meet passionate film makers and have the best time imaginable.
The Oregonian newspaper say’s ” The Festival in Ashland offers the movie lover that same sense of being in a magical place….Southern Oregon doesn’t have anything else like this… nor in fact do most places on earth.” Well said! we are so lucky to have this event every year, we all look forward to it very much. The Blue Moon B&B hosts dignitaries connected with the film industry, who fly in from all over the globe for the Festival, it’s a great way for us as Innkeepers to meet marvelously interesting people and celebrities.
If you love movies and want to see an extraordinary verity of films and have the time of your lives, this is the place for you to come. Tickets go on sale in March, also a list of this years movies will be on the festivals website.
For Tickets and Information go to… www.ashlandfilm.org
December 25th, 2014 by Julie
New Year in Ashland!!
Welcome in the New Year at the Ashland Armory with a Champagne Countdown and some of the Rogue Valley’s best entertainment from Burlesque, Trapeze, Shot’s N Slot’s poker,and some Electro Swing as you ring in the New Year, what fun!!
The New Years Eve Bootleggers Ball will delight you with The Cats Pajamas and shows that will get you jumping and jiving! Enjoy Burlesque with Black Kat Kabaret, these sulty ladies will heat up the audience with perfectly naughty dancing.
Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 the day of show. Doors open at 8.30 pm and dancing starts at 9pm.
For tickets and info go to” New Years Eve Bootleggers Ball ” at Liveatthearmory.com
December 16th, 2014 by Julie
Come to Ashland this December 19th for an evening of fun and dancing. Fiesta Latina at the Ashland Armory, if you would like to enjoy Dinner Theatre you will experience a fantastic show of Salsa Tango and Flamenco dance while you enjoy a gourmet dinner. After dinner the tables and chairs will be swept away and then comes your chance to dance the night away and practice what you saw in the performance.
Dinner Theatre starts at 6.30 pm. General admission will be at 9pm.
Dance the night away until 2am. with great latin music from Salsa Brava
For more information and tickets go to… Liveatthearmory.com
October 30th, 2014 by Julie
Ashland Oregon Culinary Festival
Coming up in November is the 8th Annual Ashland Culinary Festival celebrating Southern Oregon’s best food, drink and creativity in Ashland.
The week-end kicks off on Friday November 7th with food demos, sampling and entertainment and more.
On Saturday November 8th the “Chef Showdown Competition” begins and the competitors showcase their culinary skills through Sunday the 9th November when the Top Chef for 2014 will be announced.
This year 12 Chefs will be competing, Franco Console from Larks Restaurant defends his title as Top Chef 2013.
It’s a big deal for the chefs in Ashland to win the title of Top Chef.
Ashland’s culinary adventures await you with culinary inspiration and brilliance… See you there!
For more information and tickets go to Ashlandchamber.com
September 15th, 2014 by Julie
Kelly’s Crepes in Ashland Oregon
Earlier this summer Kelly and Steve Sacks opened Kelly’s Crepes at the corner of A and Fourth Streets in Ashland Oregon.
Kelly’s Crepes has an outdoor kitchen, Kelly prepares the large crepes on a commercial griddle imported from France. Kelly and Steve offer affordable hot-off-the-grill crepes, both savory and sweet in a garden setting.
Some of the selections to tempt you are… Ham and Cheese, Pulled Pork, Spinach with Goat Cheese, Nutella and Banana, Raspberries with Chocolate and Strawberries and Lemon Curd. They all sound fabulous. Jean-Pierre and I are planning to visit soon to taste the delights for ourselves.
On the first Friday of every month they join Ashlands First Friday Art Walk and will be open from 5-8 pm displaying original art from local artists.
For a great deal visit on Tuesdays and get any of the crepes for a $1.00 off.
Kelly’s Crepes is open from 9 am till 2 pm Tuesdays through Saturdays. Take a walk down A street and try something unique in Ashland.