Monday, June 01, 2009

June News from the Pond

Here's the News from the Pond!

Farmer's Market!
Summer fun for $40 a day!!
Yoga at WP!
Lodging Specials! Cooking Classes! Houseconcerts!

We know money is tight right now,
so we've come up with
"$40 a day the Willow Pond Way"
Start by checking our

for savings on lodging,
then read our blog for our suggestions on enjoying the finest food and activities
the Grand Valley has to offer for
around $40 a day!

Here are some of the fabulous
community events coming up in June:

Farmer's Markets open! Palisade Bluegrass Festival!
Auto Fest! Bicycle Tour Colorado! Country Jam USA!!!

Visit our Calendar for more info..



Yoga at the Pond!
Willow Pond has teamed up with
The Academy of Yoga
to present Yoga-to-go classes at the inn.
If you'd like to schedule a private class for you and your party during your visit to Willow Pond, call the Academy.
Only $80 per class for your whole party!

Perfect for girlfriend getaways and
those who don't want to miss their class!
Students must be registered guests of the inn to participate.
for more information.



View our specials page for details:

We've decided to make our same day special
a year round deal,
so give us a call if you find yourself in town or
need to get away without leaving town!

Innkeeper Same Day Special:

Save 15% when you book a room
the same day of your stay

Call between 10am and 6pm the day of your stay.

No advance bookings,
offer only good the same day of your stay.
Not valid with any other offer,
must book by phone directly through Willow Pond,
double occupancy only, other restrictions may apply.
Offer expires Dec. 31st, 2009.

Online Special
$10 off all 2 -night online bookings!
MSC Special:
$10 off your stay for all Mesa State Families.

Are you a return guest?
Call us for our return guest special!

Click here: Check Availability

DMT Cooking Classes:

View registration information

Presented by Chef Diana Tarasiewicz of DMT Catering...

June cooking classes:


Tuesday June 2 -

Marry the incredible flavors of Spain and spring in this class with seasonally inspired recipes for fantastic small bites and flavorful paella. You'll master these easy recipes, learn about special ingredients and classic techniques plus handy tips for making these culinary sensations in a snap.
MENU: Sweet and Spicy Marcona Almonds - Potato and Kale Tortilla - Garlic Shrimp with Amontillado Sherry - Quick Chicken, Shrimp and Chorizo Paella

Thursday June 4 -
Are you fantasizing about quick, delicious vegetarian meals? Come excite your palate with Diana's inspirational line-up, and the key word here is fast! You'll learn timesaving tips, meet quick-cooking ingredients, and have a great meal.
MENU: Quinoa Pilaf with Red Peppers, oranges, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds & Optional Feta; Sautéed green lentils with Marinated sun dried Tomatoes & Kale; Savory Tofu & Garlicky Greens in Tahini-Ume Sauce over brown rice; Curried Coconut Red Lentil Soup with Chard & Tomatoes

Thursday June 25 -
Famous for it's sun, food, wine and casual join de vivre, Provence is the perfect place for romance - Come to Willowpond B&B to learn how to make a delicious dinner menu of classic recipes from the southeastern region of France along with special techniques for easy cooking.
MENU: Olive Tapenade and Herb Aioli with Spring Vegetables - Seafood Soup with Rouille - French Roasted Chicken with Herbes de Provence - Warm Cherry Clafoutis with fresh whipped cream.

Tuesday June 30 -
Shopping at farmers markets allows you get a hold of the freshest produce, eat with the season and support your local community. Learn to create fresh, flavor-packed main dishes, soups, apps and desserts. Diana will teach you tricks for selecting produce, handy preparation tips and more. With some kitchen creativity, a bit of expert instruction and a trip to the market, the possibilities are practically endless.
MENU: Curried Carrot Bisque with Mini Crab Cakes - Roasted Beet, Chevre and Truffle Risotto - Pan seared New York Steak with Arugula or spinach Salad - Strawberry Napoleons with Chantilly Cream


Music Notes:

Mark your Calendars!

Willow Pond House Concert Series

See the music page on our website for details!

Pete Kartsounes
Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009
6:30 pm
Proceeds benefit Hike for Cancer.

Noteworthy Duo
Michael Nigro, Classical Guitar
Lisa Schroeder, Flute
Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Ricko Donovan
Hammered Dulcimer Virtuoso
Thursday,August 20, 2009

Jason Wilber
Lead guitarist for John Prine and
Iris Dement!
Sunday, November 15, 2009
Don't miss these incredible artists!

Weddings at Willow Pond
We are currently booking for the 2010 wedding season...
We still have some dates left for last minute 2009 summer
and fall weddings...
Call the inn for a tour and consultation...

That's the news for now!

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