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12th Annual Carolina Inn Birdhouses on Parade Celebration (March 23-April 9)

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (March 2013) – The 2013 Birdhouses on Parade, The Carolina Inn’s 12th annual celebration of spring taking place from March 23-April 9, features one-of-a-kind birdhouses and feeders crafted by 17 different North Carolina artists.

The event begins Saturday, March 23, with the opening of this year’s birdhouse displays. Drop by anytime to enjoy artist creations from Art Lituchy, Bosetti Art Tile, Dwellings, Gerry Mittelstadt, Hebo’s Folkart Shop, Jack Riehl, Mark Burnham, Nest Dwellings, Old South BirdHouse Company, RSS Woodworks, Shawn Hobbs Designs, Sierra Terra Cotta, Silver Palate Feeders, The Tin Heart, Tim Buckley, Willow Spring Birdhouse Company and Wyldeheart Design. 

Indulge in a delicious Easter Buffet Brunch on Sunday, March 31 from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Carolina Crossroads Restaurant featuring both traditional brunch fare as well as carving stations, holiday entrées and more. Delight in this lavish holiday brunch prepared by Executive Chef James Clark and his extraordinary culinary team. Enjoy an amazing assortment of delectable dishes designed to delight the most sophisticated palates. $49.95 per person 13 and up. $44.95 seniors 60 plus. $19.95 children 7-12, children 6 and under complimentary. Reservations required.

Spring Afternoon Tea will be served at the Inn’s cozy hotel lobby Thursday through Sunday during the event starting at 2:30 p.m. and features The Carolina Inn’s floral teas with special high¬lights on Southern Pecan, Green Chai and Moroccan Mint. Accompaniments in¬clude an array of savory tea sandwiches, assorted sweets, and fresh baked scones served with our fresh lemon curd, English Devonshire cream and jams and preserves. Also enjoy Daily Features offered at Carolina Crossroads Restaurant and Bar.

Make your reservations today by calling 919-918-2735 or learning more at CarolinaInn.com/birdhouses.

About The Carolina Inn
Built on the campus of UNC Chapel Hill in 1924 by John Sprunt Hill – distinguished alumnus, successful businessman and University trustee – The Carolina Inn’s original concept was “to provide for the special wants and comforts of the University alumni...and University visitors.” The historical Carolina Inn features 185 charming and well-appointed guestrooms including 7 luxury suites. www.CarolinaInn.com

About Destination Hotels & Resorts
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