Tell Us Why Sampson’s Hollow?

Tell Us Why Sampson’s Hollow?

Posted in Life and Love from the Hollow

I asked our bride, Hannah Brockma Hastings to share her journey to finding Sampson’s Hollow: “I started coming to The Powell Farm when I was 4 years old back in 1999. It quickly became my home away from home. While most kids dreamed of going to Disney world or to the beach on vacation, I was always so excited to stay at what I called “the mountain house”. My family and I would stay there every single summer. I remember the summer of 2005 when we went and learned there had been a new venue built on the property. One afternoon, Janice showed us around Sampson’s Hollow. I remember back then thinking how pretty it was and I said then that I was going to get married there one day. Throughout the following years, my family continued to stay at the Powell farm and the thought of getting married at Sampson’s Hollow never left me. When my now husband proposed to me back in 2015, there was no doubt in my mind where we would wed at. It was my dream come true to get married at a place that was so special to me that held so many precious memories.” Janice Livingston Sampson’s...

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Cades Cove and Blackberry Farm

Cades Cove and Blackberry Farm

Posted in Farm Weddings

Both Cades Cove and Blackberry Farm are known all over the nation, well really all over the world for their beauty.  Couples seek the solitude and peaceful beauty the sloped mountains bring.  East Tennessee engulfs you in history and culture as you journey through the farms, mountains and countryside. Sampson’s Hollow is located just between Cades Cove of Townsend, Tennessee and famous Blackberry Farms.  We share the same history, beauty, culture and more. Contact us today about how we can accommodate your Smoky Mountain Dream Wedding.  We are all about creating your very own….Once Upon a...

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Farm Wedding Ideas in the Smokies

Farm Wedding Ideas in the Smokies

Posted in Farm Weddings

So you’ve decided you want to have a farm wedding.   We are as excited as you are.  When you choose a farm wedding you can rest assured of the privacy of your event.  You know there will not be signs of heavy traffic and noisy interference.   At the farm we have history.   Vast vistas of historical East Tennessee is the backdrop for your photography.   Your unique style can be center stage with the beauty, comfort and culture that the farm brings to your special day.   Enjoy this great pictoral idea stimulator! Contact Janice Livingston through our Contact Page....

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Once Upon a Time Package

Once Upon a Time Package

Posted in Wedding Packages

This outline is a guide and most any event can be customized based on each individual guest and the needs and preferences of their special day. The capacity for the property is 175. Bonus of services included in the Daydreams and Once Upon A Time package: • Use of The Barn (heated and air-conditioned), Sarah’s Glen, meadows and white pergola, wet-weather spring and footbridge • Chairs set up for both ceremony and reception • Tables to accommodate the number of guests in your selected package. • Plus our signature services including; • Use of crystal chandelier and brass chandelier to decorate the arbor or pergola at the ceremony site • Use of chauffeured golf carts to assist in transporting guests with special needs (such as grandparents) to ceremony site • Assisted transportation for bride and groom and their photographer to various sites on property for photographs • Fresh greenery and baby’s breath on arbor at ceremony site. • Use of two whiskey barrels and antique door for cake or favor display. • Chilled bottle water on ice and hand fans to enhance comfort of guests, provided for the ceremony only. • Assisted/Valet parking (at no additional charge) • Spraying the ceremony location to minimize the presence of flying insects. • Use of bonfire pit privileges, in season (wood and starting log is provided) Once Upon A Time Package: This package is designed for guests who would want to have more time on the property and additional features as part of the package. Total of 12 hours. Based on 100 – 150 guests. • The services of a Sampson’s Hollow approved minister to perform the ceremony. • Three hours on Friday between the hours of 3:30 and 10:00 which can be used for decorating, rehearsal, and time for the rehearsal dinner; • Choose 9 hours on Saturday, between 12:00 and 11:00 for wedding/reception ** • Wedding Coordinator for Friday evening and Saturday • Heavy rose petals for ceremony site; based on availability of colors • Mason jars on fence row • Use of wooden tree rounds as centerpieces for guest tables • Day of wedding/night of wedding in Little Farmhouse Cabin ** • Arrival time in cabin begins with the arrival time for the package** • Sparkler exit for bride and groom Not available for Sunday events Pricing for this package is based on day of week and season of the year. Please contact Janice at sampsonshollow@aol.com or text/call 865.387.1234 Additional guests up to 175 maximum can be added to any plan. This number includes the members of the wedding party and immediate family. Book a Venue Tour...

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Daydreamin’ Package

Daydreamin’ Package

Posted in Wedding Packages

This outline is a guide and most any event can be customized based on each individual guest and the needs and preferences of their special day. The capacity for the property is 175. Bonus of services included in the Daydreams and Once Upon A Time package: • Use of The Barn (heated and air-conditioned), Sarah’s Glen, meadows and white pergola, wet-weather spring and footbridge • Chairs set up for both ceremony and reception • Tables to accommodate the number of guests in your selected package. • Plus our signature services including; • Use of crystal chandelier and brass chandelier to decorate the arbor or pergola at the ceremony site • Use of chauffeured golf carts to assist in transporting guests with special needs (such as grandparents) to ceremony site • Assisted transportation for bride and groom and their photographer to various sites on property for photographs • Fresh greenery and baby’s breath on arbor at ceremony site. • Use of two whiskey barrels and antique door for cake or favor display. • Chilled bottle water on ice and hand fans to enhance comfort of guests, provided for the ceremony only. • Assisted/Valet parking (at no additional charge) • Spraying the ceremony location to minimize the presence of flying insects. • Use of bonfire pit privileges, in season (wood and starting log is provided) Description of Packages: • Up to 125 guests including bridal party and vendors • The services of a Sampson’s Hollow approved minister to perform the ceremony. • Staff management to assist for one hour of rehearsal and day of wedding. • Includes all basic and signature services described below. • Eight hours on day of event; choose 8 hours between 11:00am and 10:00pm** • Sixty minutes for a walk-through, offered sometime during the week of, or the day of, based on availability (is not guaranteed for day/evening before and cannot be added to day of event) • Use of farmhouse cabin for day/night of wedding Arrival time in cabin begins with the arrival time for the package** These packages do not include catering or photography. Off-Peak = January, February, first two weekends of March, August and December Pricing for this package is based on day of week and season of the year. Please contact Janice at sampsonshollow@aol.com or text/call 865.387.1234 Book a Venue...

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