Venue Tour: Fairview Farms

Photographer Jennifer Milota and I went on a venue your to Fairview Farms in Powhatan Virginia. This venue is so turn-key that it can save a couple a boatload if rustic chic is what they are looking for.  When you book with Fairview Farm you have complete access to the full estate.  Fairview Farm can…

Venue Tour: Bandit’s Ridge

If you are looking for southern hospitality and a rustic venue, then you should check out Bandit’s Ridge.  The farm is located on 25 acres out in Louisa Virginia.  It is located right between Richmond and Charlottesville.  They have hay fields, a barn, a main house with a pool, and horses. At Bandit’s Ridge you…

Venue Tour: Celebrations at the Reservoir

Well the venue tour continues, and this week I am covering Celebrations on the Reservoir.  This venue has five different sites to get married at.  They all have their unique features and can be used for several different events.  They also have several options for your reception. The Manor House is the most traditional site,…

Venue Tour: Agecroft Hall

I have to start out and say that this is not an actual wedding venue.  You won’t be able to host a party or a wedding here.  However, they do accommodate non-profit organizations.  I toured this venue because people are always asking where they can get their engagement pictures done, their bridal portraits, where they…

Venue Tour: Virginia Museum of Fine Art

I had no idea when I walked into the VMFA for my tour that they had so many options available.  There are several spaces available, and several different styles. They are also reasonably priced. I was truly surprised. The first venue is the one I’m sure most people think of when they think of the…

RSVP means Fucking Respond

I know that I just said what everyone is thinking. You’re welcome.  For anyone who has ever planned an event, whether it be a birthday party or a full size wedding, you know the struggle.  People just don’t respond to RSVP’s anymore.  As our culture moves toward more casual interactions, RSVPs are being caught in…

Venue Tour: Quirk Hotel

This hotel is super fun.  I mean seriously who doesn’t love an art focused, pink hotel, that was built in a converted luxury department store?  There are several fun art pieces on each floor, the rooms are modern, and the beds are made from refurbished wood.  Quirk even has it’s own custom blend coffee, you…