Sarah & Garrett’s Festive Fall Wedding – Hillsborough, NC

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Sarah and Garrett wed on a gorgeous October afternoon at the Enos River Farmers’ Market Pavilion located near Hillsborough’s quaint downtown district.  Sarah and Garrett’s love of the outdoors was the inspiration behind their nature-themed wedding day.  The Enos River was the perfect backdrop for their heartfelt ceremony, which was officiated by Sarah’s Great Aunt Linda and included a tree planting ceremony.  The pavilion was lined with gorgeous fall colored mums purchased from the farmers’ market that took place at the pavilion the day prior.  All of their guests received packets of wild flower seeds to plant at their own homes and later showered the newlyweds with colorful rose petals as they made their way into a horse and carriage that whisked them away to an adorable B&B in Hillsborough.

You would never have guessed that just one week earlier this Southern California-based couple arrived to town just as Hurricane Matthew made landfall over The Triangle, but Sarah and Garrett have the Bride’s parents to thank for the sunshine and Carolina Blue skies that befell on their wedding day.  In accordance with an old Southern tradition, one month earlier they buried a bottle of Woodford Reserve Bourbon at the site of their wedding ceremony to ward off the rain.  Their contagious, upbeat personalities lead me to believe that Sarah and Garrett’s wedding was the perfect kickoff for a marriage filled with sunshine and blue skies.  Oh…and the omen that a praying mantis brings good luck to the person it lands on must be true because Garrett was lucky enough to marry an incredible woman who is equally beautiful on the inside as she is on the outside.

Congratulations, Sarah and Garrett!  It was a blast getting to know you and seeing your wedding day vision come to life.  Thank you for putting your trust in Chestnut & Vine.

Photos Courtesy of Amy Connors

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Sarah & Garrett’s Wedding Team

Ceremony/Reception Venue: Enos River Farmers’ Market Pavilion – Hillsborough, NC

Photographer: Amy Connors

Floral Design: Pine State Flowers

Wedding Coordination: Chestnut & Vine Day-of Wedding Coordination

Catering: Rocky Top Catering

Decor Rentals: Farm & Filigree

Officiant: Rev. Linda MacDonald

Wedding Cake Design: Sharon Lewis, The Dairy at Floyd Farms

Entertainment/Emcee: Areli Barrera de Grodski

Horse & Carriage: Horsin’ Around Inc.