Thursday, December 31, 2009

Orton's Secret Garden Event: February 28

Ever wonder where Mandy Moore got married in the movie A WALK TO
REMEMBER? Well, you can get married in that little white chapel too at
Orton Plantation Gardens!

Orton's Secret Garden: A Wedding & Event Gathering

Saying “YES” was only the first step!

Spend time in all of our themed reception and ceremony sites.

Meet and greet the area’s top wedding professionals as they reveal the keys and secrets to your dream wedding.

You could walk away with Scott Kay wedding bands and other fantastic pieces from Reeds Jewelers. Oh… and there’s an ORTON WEDDING GIVEAWAY… attend for your chance to win!

Sunday, February 28, 2010
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Admission: $9

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Wilmington Photo Shoot Teaser

Our Wilmington photo shoot went great and we're so pleased with the photos from Matt McGraw Photography.  Thanks to everyone involved!

Monday, December 14, 2009

Real Bride in Wilmington, NC

Katie and Bobby Watkins were married at Airlie Gardens on September 6, 2009.  Melissa at the Wilmington Hilton Riverside coordinated the event and Ray Baca of Baca Photography captured the wedding.  Wendy Wright at A Beautiful Event provided the flowers and Cindy with Imaginary Friends Bakery created the cake.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Berry Hill Resort, An Elegant Wedding Venue

Berry Hill Resort is one of the most distinctive properties in the Southeast.  Situated on 660 acres, this former tobacco plantation has been impeccably restored, offering sheer elegance in its delivery of 92 tastefully appointed rooms, world-class dining, a colonial tavern, modern on-site amenities, and exquisite wedding/ceremony venue.  A breathe-taking weekend destination, and one of memorable events, the stately Mansion and grounds of Berry Hill blend luxury and history to create the perfect location for your special day.  With rolling lush lawns, manicured rose gardens and dramatic Greek columns, Berry Hill has something for everyone. Whether you've dreamt of a grand and sophisticated affair in a luxurious Ballroom or an intimate and rustic ceremony surrounded by the innocence of nature, the knowledgeable wedding team will work with you to create an experience that is uniquely yours.  From the cuisine that is prepared by our award-winning chef to the set up of the complementary bridal suite, our dedicated staff will be there every step of the way so you can relax and revel in your day's most cherished memories.

For information on wedding packages, please visit our website or contact our Catering Sales and Event Manager by phone at 434-517-7000 or by email. 

Monday, November 30, 2009

Free Destination Wedding Photography Package!

Attention destination wedding brides: Cynthia Brown Photography Studio is giving away a free photography package for a deserving destination wedding couple!  The number of destination weddings has increased by 200% in the last ten years and the trend continues to grow.  Cynthia Brown Photography Studio is looking for a deserving couple who really wants a destination wedding but cannot afford to pay a photographer to capture their vows.  The candidates for this opportunity should be planning lots of details that make their wedding unique and really speak about who they are.  The winner will receive full wedding day coverage by Cynthia Brown, online proofing of images, one 12 x 12 20-side custom album of photographer's favorites, and a DVD of edited high resolution images.

For more information regarding Cynthia Brown Photography's Giveaway, visit this link.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Real Bride in Myrtle Beach, SC by Bella Rose Photography

Joel Payne and Morgan Davis tied the knot on July 12, 2009 in Myrtle Beach, SC.  This gorgeous outdoor wedding was held at stunning Brookgreen Gardens in Myrtle Beach.  Invitations were by Greenskeeper Florist, flowers by Blossoms Events, and cake by Incredible Edible Cake.  J.Rowe Events and Weddings coordinated the wedding and Lisa Brown from Bella Rose Photography captured it all on film.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Coral, Leaf Green, and Marigold Color Swatch by Stellar Events

A Wilmington, NC wedding featured Coral, Leaf Green, and Marigold.  Mary Rice and Chris Curry were married on June 13, 2009 at Airlie Gardens Bottle Chapel.  The wedding was coordinated by Courtney Arnold at Stellar Events and floral arrangements designed by Jennifer Rose-Sandy at Salt Harbor Designs. Catering was provided by A Southern Thyme and lighting hosted by High Performance Lighting.  The photographer for this summer wedding was Millie Holloman.

Real Bride in Raleigh, NC

Brad and Kristen Johnson were married June 20, 2009 in Raleigh, NC at Duke Gardens.  The flowers were designed by Victoria Park Florist and the cake created by Sugarland in Chapel Hill.  The wedding was photographed by Anna Creissen.  This Wild West inspired wedding featured the men wearing cowboy hats and boots!