Farm Wedding Ideas in the Smokies

Farm Wedding Ideas in the Smokies

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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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Sampson’s Hollow A Unique Venue in East Tennessee

Sampson’s Hollow A Unique Venue in East Tennessee

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Sampson’s Hollow has been a part of The Livingston Farm for generations and has a particular sort of history and culture that can’t be described well in words.  It is best discovered when visiting.   We offer tours for our bride’s and couple’s to be along with any family that ay want to host a special event such as a family reunion. Sampson’s Hollow has been described as rustic, chic, vast, gorgeous, like a trip back in time and more.  Discover your Once Upon a Time at Samspon’s Hollow of Walland, Tennessee.  We are located between Townsend and Maryville, Tennessee directly next to Blackberry Farms.  We share the same beauty of the Smoky Mountains in Blount County.  Make your dream come true wedding happen at Sampson’s Hollow. Sampson’s Hollow participated in the Pink Bridal Show the weekend of August 10th and had a fantastic time.  We had the pleasure of speaking to hundreds of brides and look forward to the opportunity to personally tour 30 couples for possible weddings at Sampson’s Hollow. Contact Janice for a personal tour of Sampson’s Hollow at...

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Once Upon a Time Package

Once Upon a Time Package

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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

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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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Smoky Mountain Dreamin’

Smoky Mountain Dreamin’

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Smoky Mountain Dreamin’ Choice of sites including pergola, footbridge or Sarah’s Glen (wooded area). If raining, ceremony can be moved to front porch or inside of barn. This package is not available on Saturdays during May, June, September, October or the first Saturday in November Wedding and Reception for up to 30 people. For a guest list that will accommodate up to 30 people with a buffet service reception of foods (3 menu options) and 5 hours on the property (up to 60 minutes of this package can be exchanged for guaranteed rehearsal time—based on availability). The package will include the following: • Choice of locations for ceremony and reception (can be held inside barn in the event of inclement weather). • Minister or officiate for the wedding ceremony. • Wedding director to organize ceremony. • Mason jars on fence row OR heavy rose petals for aisle. • Fresh-flower wedding bouquet for bride; boutonniere for groom. • Decorations at the wedding site including fresh greenery. • Use of crystal and brass chandelier to hang from arbor at ceremony site. • Use of burlap overlays and mason jars with baby’s breath, on wooden tree rounds. • Decorations of inside of reception area (miniature lights, candles, greenery, table linens). • Use of escorted golf-carts to assist guests to location for ceremony. • Three tier wedding cake with butter cream icing for 30 guests. • Reception, including food, for your guests; choice of 3 options. • Sparkler exit. • Use of fabric linens and catering quality disposable serving ware. • Use of cabin for changing and for overnight stay on the night of the wedding including rose petal turn-down. Please call 865.387.1234 or email sampsonshollow@aol.com for pricing. Tennessee Sales Tax and a 15% food service gratuity will be added to total.  Choice of the following three options for menu: Option #1. • Tossed salad with assorted toppings and dressings. • Pork tenderloin with gravy. • Choice of two vegetables. • Assorted bread basket. • Tea, punch and coffee. Option #2 (finger foods). • Sweet honey barbeque meatballs. • Chicken and pimento cheese croissants. • Chips with salsa and queso. • Pasta salad. • Tea, punch and coffee. Option #3. • Tossed salad with assorted toppings and dressings. • Cheese and fruit tray. • Baked lasagna or baked spaghetti. • Bread. • Tea, punch and coffee. Please note that these packages do not include photography, but a professional photographer can be added. Rates begin at $450.00 for 90 minutes and include a CD of edited images with the copyright release.   Book a Venue Tour...

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