There is still time. Please get those votes in for your favorite photo. Go to Go Foxburg on Facebook and vote for your favorite couple. Our Valentine’s Day contest has had a wonderful turn out. We would like to say thank-you to everyone who has participated. Just a friendly reminder to let everyone know that voting ends on Friday, February 7 at midnight. If your picture is behind on votes, you still have time to round up some friends and friends of friends. If you are ahead, remember it’s not over yet. Expand your lead. Good Luck to everybody and we will see one lucky couple on Valentine’s Day weekend!
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Every February 14, across the United States and in other places around the world, candy, flowers and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine. But who is this mysterious saint, and where did these traditions come from? February has long been considered a month of romance. St. Valentine’s Day as we know it has roots and both Christian and ancient Roman traditions. One legend states that a Roman Emperor banned soldiers from marrying in the third century, but St. Valentine did not agree. He performed marriages in secret and was executed for his rebellion. Another version of events is that the holiday stems from the annual Pagan celebration named Lupercalia. During this ritual men stripped naked, grabbed goat or dog skinned whips and spanked young maidens in hopes of increasing their fertility. This was held every year on February 15 and remained well into the fifth century A.D.
No matter what you believe about the origins of the holiday, there is no question that it is a day for love and romance. It is a day of flowers, candy and dinner reservations. If you don’t already have plans made for Valentine’s day weekend, here is an idea; Come to Foxburg! You can have a romantic dinner for two at The Allegheny Grille, a bottle of your favorite wine from Foxburg Wine Cellars and chocolate treats from Divani Chocolate. Don’t want to drive back home? Make it a night in a beautiful river view room at The Foxburg Inn Hotel. Treat your loved one to breakfast or lunch at Foxburg Pizza. They have heart shaped pizza for the occasion! Call us at 724-659-3116 for more information. Have a Happy Valentine’s Day!
Looking for something to do this Valentine’s Day weekend? Here in Foxburg, we appreciate our loyal guests. As a way of saying “Thank You” one lucky couple is going to win a FREE Valentine’s Day get away in Foxburg!! All you have to do is win our Valentine’s day photo contest. You will receive many great prizes from all of the businesses here in the beautiful Foxburg, PA. Details will be posted on Go Foxburg’s Facebook page starting Monday, January 27, 2014.
Bill Carley, his wife Diane and their family have embarked on a journey that
most people hope they never have to face; a battle against cancer. Thankfully,
they are not fighting alone. They have extended family, friends and their community
behind them. There will be a benefit Turkey Dinner on Sunday, February 16, 2014.
The dinner is from 5:00pm-8:00pm at the Penn Run Christian Outreach Center.
You can purchase tickets at the door and the prices are Adults-$8, Children- $4 and
kids under 5 eat FREE. The dinner includes Turkey, Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Corn,
Salad, drink and dessert. They have many prize baskets that will be raffled off. Some of
prizes are a Steelers Basket, Car Care Theme basket, Boy Basket, Girl Basket and many
more. One of the items up for grabs is a free night stay here at The Foxburg Inn Hotel!
For more information contact The Foxburg Inn.
I am so excited to launch this contest and be able to read your stories, please read below the deadlines and what to do in order to be entered!
STEP 1: Send a photo of you two and an interesting story about how you met, how you were engaged, something silly that happened at your wedding, etc to email@example.com
– All photos and stories must be submitted by the end of Wednesday November 6th at 12am.
STEP 2: Voting will then begin on November 6th after all the photos/stories have been posted on our Facebook Fan Page, the voting will then run till Wednesday November 13th at 12AM.
To vote, they must first “like” Foxburg Inn Hotel on Facebook, then will have to “like” your story/photograph on the page to actually place their vote.
STEP 3: Once your photo/story is posted on the fan page, go tell the world about it!! Share your photo/story link via Facebook (Don’t forget to tag Foxburg Inn Hotel in your post!), email, Twitter, and encourage your Facebook family and friends to VOTE for your photo!
The winner will be announced on Wednesday November 13th sometime during the day.
The winner will receive a free night stay in
our best available room for 2 people.
Any questions? Feel free to ask! Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (724)659-3116 and ask for Alicia.
Our neighbor The Allegheny Grille is not affiliated with us here at The Foxburg Inn, although we are separate entities entirely, we do however run our businesses together as do all of us within the Community of Foxburg.
To make reservations for The Allegheny Grille, you can contact them at (724)659-5701 or visit their online reservation system here.
There are two upcoming ARCA Events that you don’t want to miss!
Saturday October 26th at 7:00pm, The Pittsburgh Symphony Chamber Players are back and bringing “Bohemian Rhapsody” with them.
Tickets for the Chamber Players Concert are Adults $25.00, Members $20.00 and Students $10.00. Tickets can be reserved by calling 412-867-1816.
For more information on this event, please click here.
AND ON HALLOWEEN;
Make sure not to miss out on Phantom II!
The Phantom returns as ARCA presents a special Halloween program, Thursday October 31st at 7:00 PM. The young and dynamic theater organist Donnie Rankin becomes the Phantom of the Opera again on the Lincoln Hall Mighty Wurlitzer. Donnie will accompany two scary silent film shorts. Costumes are optional with prizes awarded to best, scariest and most original costume. If in costume the treat is you are in at half price. Tickets are $10.00 at the door – and again if in costume, its $ 5.00
For more information on these events, please visit ARCA’s website.
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We regret to inform everyone that our Turkey Trot 5K in November and Santa Run 5k in December have been cancelled. However, we will still be holding the WinterFest in February 2014! More information on WinterFest will come as things are being set! Thank you!
Friday October 11th – Sunday October 13th at 7:00p.m.
Emlenton Crawford Center
Old Tyme Gospel Sing-A-Long featuring Saxophonist Shelton Bissell
You can now hear samples of all of Shelton’s songs from his 3 CDs at his website, click here for a listen
Tickets for this event are free, but they are first come, first serve.
There are a limited number of tickets for each night.
If you’d like to attend, contact us at The Foxburg Inn
One of three ways: Email us with your information and how many tickets at email@example.com
Call us at (724)659-3116
or Fax us with your info at (724)659-3123