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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Come to the Great Smoky Mountains for your destination wedding

Come to the Great Smoky Mountains for your destination wedding

Posted in Blog, Farm Weddings

This article was just posted by the Smoky Mountain Wedding Association on Facebook.  Weddings in the Smokies are definitely some of the most beautiful. When it comes to choosing a location for your destination wedding what do you want?  Mountain Wedding? Rustic Wedding?  Outdoor Wedding?  Storybook Wedding?  Sampson’s Hollow is all of that.  ...

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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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