Monteagle Inn Blog 2012

Greetings from your friends on the mountain!

July 12, 2012

July will be a special month for us and visitors to the mountain.

Jim & Lee Harmon and all of your friends @ Monteagle Inn & Retreat Center
“Escape to our Treasure, Treasure your Escape”

Greetings from our beautiful mountain!

June 27, 2012

The activities really pick up during the summer on the mountain making it an even more interesting place to enjoy.

Jim & Lee Harmon and all of your friends @ Monteagle Inn & Retreat Center
“Escape to our Treasure, Treasure your Escape”

15th Anniversary Special - 15% Off

May 28, 2012

15th Anniversary Special - 15% Off
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To celebrate our 15th Anniversary, we are offering a special discount. Take 15% off any room, Sunday thru Thursday until August 16th.

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Spring Greetings from Monteagle Inn & Retreat Center

May 15, 2012

What a beautiful spring we are experiencing here on this beautiful mountain.

There are some exciting things happening in Monteagle and Sewanee we want to share with you.

Monteagle just added bicycle lanes on both sides of Main Street in the heart of town. This is a wonderful addition to our community and a joy for our cyclists.

Jim & Lee Harmon and all of your friends @ Monteagle Inn & Retreat Center
“Escape to our Treasure, Treasure your Escape”

Napa Valley Wine Dinner

April 11, 2012

On Saturday, May 5th, we will have a Napa Valley Wine Dinner featuring some of the wonderful wines we discovered and enjoyed during our trip to Napa this past January. We will present 6 wines paired with 5 delicious courses for your enjoyment. All of this for only $49 per person. Please call 931-924-3869 to make your reservation.

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Tallulah's Wine Lounge

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April 9, 2012

Tallulah's Wine Lounge will featuring several new wines by the glass beginning in April. We have some new cheeses we are excited about as well. Come and enjoy these fabulous finds with us.

16th Annual Cornbread Festival

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April 7, 2012

The 16th Annual Cornbread Festival in South Pittsburg will be held the 28th & 29th of April. The event draws over 12,000 people who enjoy arts & crafts, home tours, rides, a wonderful variety of food vendors and cornbread of course. Southern Living Magazine ranks this as the #1 Festival in the Southeast. For info and schedules go to www.nationalcornbread.com.

9th Annual Trails & Trilliums

April 5, 2012

The Friends of the South Cumberland State Park are sponsoring the 9th annual Trails & Trilliums the weekend of April 20th -22nd. There will be guided hikes, garden tours, native plant sales and lots of activities for the whole family. A special new feature this year is an art sale by painters representing the Chestnut Group from Nashville. They will be painting Saturday during the garden tours and selling the paintings that night at the inn. Of course our favorite activity is the Wine and Wildflowers Celebration Saturday night at the inn with music, awards presentations and of course our delicious wine and food. See their website at www.TrailsandTrilliums.org for details.

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Bountiful Easter Celebration Lunch

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April 3, 2012

Sunday, April 8th, we are having our very special "Bountiful Easter Celebration Lunch" featuring our delicious Lamb, Ham & Yam Feast. It begins at 12:30 and is always a favorite way to celebrate Easter and Spring.

Monteagle Inn & Retreat Center April Newsletter

April 3, 2012

Greetings from our beautiful Mountain where Spring is making a colorful start.

Wow! What a beautiful Spring we are having on the Mountain. The flowers are blooming and the birds are singing. A number of our herbs are being harvested and enjoyed in our meals. What a glorious time to get out and enjoy all of the bounty of our area.

April has some exciting happenings you need to know about.

Jim & Lee Harmon and all of your friends @ Monteagle Inn & Retreat Center
“Escape to our Treasure, Treasure your Escape”

15th Birthday Celebration

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March 26, 2012

We are still accepting suggestions on a great way to celebrate our 15th birthday this fall. Put on your clever thinking hat and come up with the winning idea and be our guests for a weekend.

Tallulah's Wine Lounge

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March 23, 2012

Tallulah's Wine Lounge continues to gain notoriety as the best place in middle Tennessee to enjoy a some fabulous wine from our collection of more than 300 different wines and wide variety of cheeses, meats and fruits. The monthly wine specials of bottles and by the glass have proven a great way to find something to impress your palate.

Easter Lunch

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March 21, 2012

Monteagle Inn & Retreat Center will have an Easter Lunch on Sunday, April 8th. We will have a bountiful buffet including Lamb, Ham, Yams and other treats. Join us in celebrating Easter day.

Monteagle Inn & Retreat Center March Newsletter

March 19, 2012

Greetings from our beautiful Mountain where Spring is making a colorful start.

We have enjoyed a warm winter but still have concerns about more freezing to come. The cherry trees are blooming and the roses are leafing out.

We have accomplished some sprucing up this winter including painting the front porch, patio bathrooms, guestrooms where needed installing a new gutter system on the front and a new tank less water heater for the rooms. We are ready for you to "escape to our treasure and treasure your escape".

Jim & Lee Harmon and all of your friends @ Monteagle Inn & Retreat Center
“Escape to our Treasure, Treasure your Escape”

Northwest Wine Dinner

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February 20, 2012

March 16th brings a Northwest Wine Dinner to showcase wonderful wines from that region. Again, 6 wines paired with 5 courses to make a fun evening for only $45 per person.

Fog Festival

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February 18, 2012

Monteagle Mountain will host its 5th annual Fog Festival the weekend of February 10th, 11th and 12th with lots of fun and interesting things to do including throwing your own pot at Halleluiah Potter or bread making classes at Dutch Maid Bakery, the oldest bakery in Tennessee. There are more activities all over the mountain so come on up and enjoy a special weekend on the mountain. Or just come and relax in front of the fire.

South American Wine Tasting

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February 16, 2012

Saturday, February 25th, we will have a South American Wine Tasting from 4 till 6pm. It may be winter here but it is summer in South America which has gained a lot of fame for their wines in the last few years. Come join us and enjoy some delicious wines and great foods at only $25 per person.

Monteagle Inn & Retreat Center February Newsletter

February 14, 2012

Greetings from our beautiful Mountain!

We have been able to get some wonderful hikes in during the last week or so. The trees without their leaves allows for a much more intense view of all of the beauty that Nature shares with us. A truly wonderful time to get out and enjoy a one of our treasures.

In July, we will celebrate the completion of the tenth year of owning the inn and want to celebrate in a very special way. We would love to hear your thoughts and ideas on what would be fun for you. After reviewing your suggestions, we will select someone for a complementary stay with us this year. This should be a lot of fun, so please, send us your ideas!

Jim & Lee Harmon and all of your friends @ Monteagle Inn & Retreat Center
“Escape to our Treasure, Treasure your Escape”

Monteagle Inn & Retreat Center January Newsletter

January 14, 2012

Greeting from our beautiful Mountain and your friends at Monteagle Inn & Retreat Center

Our January Newsletter is late because our marriage and honeymoon consumed a lot of our time this month. But we still have a few things to remind you of for the coming weeks.

Jim & Lee Harmon and all of your friends @ Monteagle Inn & Retreat Center
“Escape to our Treasure, Treasure your Escape”