Archive for November, 2014

Christmas Tour of Homes – Dec. 6 & 7

Posted on: November 18th, 2014 by 89and52 No Comments

The Mount Airy Restoration Foundation presents the Christmas Tour of Homes on Saturday, December 6 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, December 7 from 1 to 5 p.m. The homes may be visited in any order, on either day or both days.
Tickets are $15 each and are available at the Mount Airy Visitors Center, located at 200 N. Main Street in Downtown Mount Airy (on the corner of Moore Ave. and N. Main St, with the antique clock on the corner of our granite building). Tickets must be presented at each home on the tour.


Ogburn Stables Ranch

Posted on: November 7th, 2014 by 89and52 No Comments

Ogburn Stables is a full-service boarding stable for both show and trail horses that has been in operation since 1973. They offer trail rides, host parties, provide riding lessons & summer camps, and offer special event rental space as well as a bunk house. Ogburn Stables was founded and is still family-owned and operated by David and Vickie Ogburn. The facility includes 73 beautiful country acres in the NC foothills, just a few miles from both Pilot Mountain State Park and the Yadkin Island Park. At Ogburn Stables, you will find true Southern hospitality.

The grounds include a large riding ring, a round pen, an additional covered riding ring, and approximately 30 acres of beautiful wooded trails with varying terrain. There is also a separate riding trail that follows the perimeter of the 73 acres. The stables also have a fully-covered pavilion with picnic tables, a grill, a playground area with swings, a slide, and a horseshoe pitching area.

Sacred Space Yoga Studio

Posted on: November 7th, 2014 by 89and52 No Comments

Sacred Space’s mission is to share Yoga in its whole form, as a means of healing and maintaining the health of mind, body and spirit, and the cultivation of soul. From beginners to advanced, Sacred Space has yoga classes for everyone, both vinyasa flow and alignment-based, as well as meditation, kids’ yoga and a variety of weekend workshops, all designed to leave you feeling relaxed and energized. Located in a beautifully-renovated historic building just one block west of Main Street in the heart of Mount Airy, our 1,500 square foot studio features hardwood floors, soaring ceilings, soft natural light and an abundance of good energy. Visitors are always welcome to drop in for a class. Please check our website or stop by the studio for class descriptions and schedules.

Sacred Space Yoga Studio is located at 229 Market Street in Downtown Mount Airy.

Newberry Manor

Posted on: November 4th, 2014 by 89and52 No Comments

Newberry Manor  is a restored 1910 farmhouse updated with all your modern conveniences.  Where possible, the original features have been retained, including beadboard walls and ceilings, hardwood floors and wood-burning fireplaces.  The grand staircase is still the showpiece it was in the early 1900s. The property is located in Westfield, NC, in nearby Stokes County. The Newberry Manor property was originally the largest dairy farm in Stokes County.  While the front porch offers views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the back shows many of the original outbuildings, including the caretakers cabin, the milk house, barn, workshops and smokehouse.

Newberry Manor offers four air-conditioned bedrooms and three full bathrooms.  The parlor has the capability of extra sleeping arrangements which gives total accommodations for 10 guests.  Linens are provided. The reclaimed dining room table seats 10-12 comfortably. The gourmet kitchen is fully-equipped for your cooking pleasure and family dining.  Guests provide their own meals.  The owners can recommend places to eat and a cook/chef is available if desired.  Food shopping and housekeeping services are available.

Newberry Manor is located in close proximity to Hanging Rock State Park, voted #1 state park in 2012.  USA Today lauded Hanging Rock State Park as one of the top 20 state parks in the nation.

The home is also available to rent for special events, family reunions, and weddings!