Priddy Farms welcomes families to stroll through its 23 acres of farmland to enjoy picnic lunches, pick pumpkins, cut Christmas trees, bask in autumn breezes, or stroll through winter wonderlands. From mid-September through October, leisurely hayrides escort visitors to the farm's pumpkin patch. At the play area, children can ride on a barrel train, climb aboard Noah's Ark, swing on tire swings, or run around the open area. Families can bring flashlights to explore the "Flashlight Pumpkin Patch" at night, possibly spotting deer, foxes, or farm owls.
From mid-November through December, the farm's selection of pre-cut North Carolina fraser firs take front-and-center, ready to fill a home with Christmas cheer. Families can also walk through a forest of trees and cut their own Virginia pine, white pine, or leyland cypress growing right on site. Additionally, rings of fresh-scented wreaths and Christmas garland are available for purchase, while parents capture memories of holiday traditions with plenty of picture taking.
Situated beneath an arrangement of glowing peach blossoms, couples clink glasses of house sake and white wine together, seated at dark tables that dot the low-lit dining room. Then again, everything inside Haru is done with the utmost attention to detail, which goes far beyond just the atmosphere. When it comes to sushi, each roll is made with deference to a multisensory experience: the feel of the weighty rolls, the colorful presentation, and the balance of flavors. Reaching back into traditional Japanese cuisine with hibachi dinners, yet creating brand new sushi ideas with an ever-changing chef's menu, a meal here can be a surprise at every visit.
Midsouth Malts stocks a colossal cache of beer- and wine-making implements and ingredients, catering to hands-on harbingers of homespun suds and spirits. Beginners' kits come with all the necessary necessities for foam fledglings to spread their sud-soaked wings and concoct creamy stouts, fragrant pale ales, and colorful gummy-bear porters. The kit includes two brew buckets, a hydrometer, tubing, sanitizer, a racking cane, and an airlock, plus a bottle brush, a capper, and a filler. True Brew and Brewer's Best kits make ideal gifts for DIY ale aficionados and contain a wide variety of home brewing ingredients and gadgetry. Use today's deal to create frothy elixirs that provide the courage necessary to ask strangers to dance, even in the absence of music.
Arguably the best part of being an adult is being able to eat dessert whenever you want. Clearly Chef Fran of Dorothy Mae's by Haute Monde agrees??she'll even bring the sweets to you. In addition to catering services that include both sweet and savory spreads for weddings, parties, and cake fights, Haute Monde offers fashion services with a personal stylist and a women's accessories bar. Chef Fran also fuses fine art and sweets by creating elaborate and beautiful dessert spreads, which guests can sample from while exploring a gallery.
It's impossible to discern India Fest's biggest draw?there are simply too many attractions to judge. At the bazaar, for example, Indian music, food, artwork, fashion, and literature create a colorful experience for even the most casual visitor. A talent show gives locals the chance to display their skills in Indian dance and music, and food demonstrations invite guests to learn how to prepare Indian recipes themselves. There's also a space for kids, where youngsters can listen to traditional Indian stories and get henna tattoos.
Embracing the Tennessee tradition of barbecue, Firehouse BBQ & Wings brings the enjoyment of eating it to the indoors—and adds beer to the equation. Sidle up to tall tables and order whole racks of ribs, barbecue pork sandwiches, and wings tossed in spicy sauce. Meanwhile, sip on pitchers of draft beer, glasses of strawberry lemonade, or boots of tea while digging into barbecue nachos and hamburgers.