Christmas at Sampson’s Hollow – Plan a Winter Farm Wedding

Christmas at Sampson’s Hollow – Plan a Winter Farm Wedding

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Photos by Cassidy Garcia Photography- Knoxville TN What a charming time it is at Sampson’s Hollow.  Winter is settling in, and the expansive views of the foothills and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park are changing.  Somehow you see further and their beauty is not dimished but changed. Since we are a farm venue, do we host winter weddings?  Absolutely.  Christmas and New Year’s times are popular, but who says you have to follow any rules.  Elopements are popular all year round, and winter can bring some of the most romantic atmospheres as you say I Do. If you are considering a winter wedding, talk to our awesome wedding planners.  They are incredible and go above and beyond to create that very specia., unique to you….Once Upon a Time. Visit our websites! Enjoy our blog topics. http://www.sampsonshollow.com We also have these fantastic niche websites. Do you wish to be married near Cades Cove? Have you dreamt of a Blackberry Farm Wedding?  Sampson’s Hollow is located directly between these two famous destinations.http://www.weddingsnearcadescove.com http://www.elopetothesmokymountains.com...

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Elopements Are Popular in 2018

Elopements Are Popular in 2018

Posted in Blog, Christian Ceremony Ideas, Farm Weddings

The couples who desire to elope are growing.  For many reasons elopement is a great idea.  There are many factors to consider obviously when making the choices about your wedding, but we find the elopement trend is back on the rise. For so many reasons couples of all ages are eloping.  Farm settings, Barn settings, Rural settings are all popular choices and of course, Sampson’s Hollow would bring that dream to truth. At Sampson’s Hollow we have been welcoming eloping couples from the year we began hosting weddings. Our romantic settings just call couples to the farm.  Vast mountain vistas are your backdrop and nature is your host when you choose to elope at Sampson’s Hollow.  Our wedding coordinators are available to you and we will indeed create your storybook wedding when you decide to elope to the farm at Sampson’s Hollow. ...

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Tapestry Dreams

Tapestry Dreams

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Tapestry Dreams For the DIY (do it yourself) Bride Description of packages/plans: 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 Property for up to 100 guests This package is created for the do-it-yourself bride who just wants the basics with the option of customizing other services offered by Sampson’s Hollow. It is not required that the guest use our in-house catering for their event. This package does not include food, photography or flowers. The package will include the following: • Choice of locations for ceremony and reception (Backup plan: can be held inside barn or on covered front porch in the event of inclimate weather) • Guest count (including bridal party and vendors) not to exceed 100. Additional guests are $15.00 per person. • Six hours on property, choose time between 1:00 and 10:00 (includes time needed for decorating, clearing and cleaning). Additional hours may be purchased. • Minister or officiate for the wedding ceremony. Guest may still, if they choose, use their own minister. Our minister must be a witness and sign the marriage certificate. • Up to 125 basic white fan back chairs. If additional chairs are needed, the guest will be responsible for moving from ceremony site to reception site or renting additional chairs. • Up to 15 round tables to be used for guest seating and cake table. Each table will seat up to 8 guests • Use of three rectangle tables (6 ft.) to be used for food service and/ beverage table. • Staff management will be on property to assist but will not coordinate event. • Assisted parking staff • Assisted transportation to ceremony site in staff-driven golf carts (2) • Use of kitchen with paid damage deposit on file. • Friday and Saturday (Peak months) $2500.00 • Saturdays (High-peak months of May and October) $3000.00 • Friday and Saturday (Non-peak months) $2100.00 • Sunday (Any month) $1800.00 • Monday through Thursday (Any month) $1500.00 Peak months are April, June, July, September and November.  High peak months are May and October. Tennessee sales tax of 9.25% to be added to package total. Sampson’s Hollow provides these options or services which can be added to the Tapestry Dreams package at the price listed: • SH Wedding Coordinator $500.00 ( Please ask for list of coordinator responsibilities ) • White garden chairs $2.00 each Upgrade to padded garden chairs $3.50 each • Rectangle or round tables $10.00 each • Fresh greenery and baby’s breath for ceremony arbor $100.00 ( Our staff will decorate arbor if added ) • Burlap drapes or white scarves for ceremony arbor $25.00 ( Our staff will hang them if added ) • Brass/crystal chandelier for ceremony arbor $25.00 ( Our staff will hang if added ) •  (2) Whiskey barrels and antique door for...

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