Venue Tour: The Greenbriar

I have always wanted to visit the Greenbriar Resort.  When I booked a wedding out at Smith Mountain Lake around the same time as my wedding anniversary, I just couldn’t pass up the opportunity.  My husband came out as my assistant (he has worked weddings before and does a great job) and we made a…

Venue Tour: The Science Museum of Virginia

The former train station, now The Science Museum of Virginia, has several event spaces that serve multiple purposes.  From corporate events, to galas, to weddings, there are plenty of options to host your event.  The Rotunda is the most recognized event space at The Science Museum.  It is a five-story dome that has interesting architecture and…

Venue Tour: Linden Row Inn

Linden Row Inn is an historic urban hotel that focuses on the “True Richmond” experience. It has a European style and a great history. It was originally called Linden Square, named after the linden trees that are in the garden.  The Linden Row Inn was originally seven row houses that were built in the mid-1800s. …

Venue Tour: Main Street Station

I can’t tell you how excited I am for this venue.  This is not your traditional four walls and a ceiling event space.  This one is cool.    Main Street Station opened in 1901 as “one of the most architecturally attractive stations in the nation.”  It is located downtown in Shockoe Botton off of Main…

Venue Tour: The Valentine

The Valentine is a historical museum in the heart of downtown Richmond. It acts as a vault and a source of interpretation for Richmond’s rich history. The museum is broken out into several permanent exhibits that cover different topics, such as Richmond’s history, culture and government.  In addition to the several permanent exhibits there are several…

Venue Tour: Ashton Creek Vineyards

I have been hearing so much about this venue that I just had to add it to my venue tour.  It is one of the newer venues in Richmond and they have been busy busy.  It is a working vineyard, event space, and tasting room.  The venue is located south of Richmond, right off of…