A Free Wedding Given to the Sweetest Couple

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We all love weddings, but we also know how much a dream wedding can cost!

At The Refinery, we recently decided to host a FREE wedding. That’s right; no strings attached, no gimmicks. We contacted several vendors and asked if they’d be willing to donate their services. Every single vendor repsonded with an ‘absolutely!’, which was incredible to witness! This package would include the venue, catering, photography, flowers, invitations, and a DJ.

After the vendors were secured, we determined that it shouldn’t just be a giveaway at random. It should go to the most deserving and well-loved couple, who otherwise would not be able to have a wedding. The contest was nomination based and we had over 100 nominees sent in, coupled with thought-out letters and nominations for people that were so very deserving.

It was near impossible to select just one, so each vendor selected their top 2. From that, we had a unanimous couple that had landed in every vendor’s top 2.

Introducing Yazmin and Tijani!

Not only are they supported and admired by so many people who know them, but they are the most humble and loving pair to be around!

We will be documenting their wedding journey as they plan their nuptials for April 14, 2019, but for now, we will leave you with this bit from Yazmin:

“This gift is the biggest blessing we could have received, and we are still in disbelief. Winning this contest means a lot to us because now we can realize our dream wedding, which seemed impossible a couple of days ago. This gift relieves the financial stresses that come with planning a wedding. But most importantly, this gift reinforces our belief that when you give your best and have faith, things do work out. We cannot contain our excitement and we will forever remember this wonderful gift, as it is now part of our story.”

The Culpeper Wedding Fair: A Place to Find Local Vendors

Bride in Beautiful Wedding Dress with Happy Groom

The Refinery at 120 is so excited to host the first Culpeper Wedding Fair at their downtown location. This event will take place on February 9, 2019 and include over 25 trusted and dependable vendors from the surrounding areas!

Guests will leave the event inspired and informed with:

  • table design ideas

  • cake samples

  • food samples

  • music

  • make up trials

  • wedding budgeting

  • photography/videography

  • how to build a great DJ song list, how to write a great speech, setting up a wedding site

First 50 attendees will receive a Swag Bag. Hourly raffles! Tickets are $5 each and registration automatically enters everyone into the grand prize raffle for a 50/50 drawing.

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To purchase tickets, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wedding-fair-tickets-54179118201?aff=ebdssbcitybrowse

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Corporate Holiday Shindig

Do you know the worst place to have your office Christmas Party? In your own office. There is nothing less festive than drinking and mingling in the place that you mingle (and hopefully don’t drink in) every day.

Although this Holiday Season is coming to a close, it is not too early to start planning and looking to book a venue for 2019!

The best place to have a company party, whether big or small, is at The Refinery! Located in the downtown area, it fosters a feeling of the nostalgic, small town Christmas, where co-workers can shop on Davis Street beforehand for their Secret Santa gifts (we recommend The Green Roost), then walk to the office party!

Today’s featured party was for the employees of a large childcare organization. They hired in a Photo Booth which was a HUGE hit with all of the co-workers! Nothing is more comical than seeing your boss in a boa and oversized glasses.

Co-Workers Dressed Up in a Photo Booth

On top of a fun photo booth, they also had delectable cupcakes from Seriously Sweet (also on Davis Street!) and festive and fruity punch!

Holiday Themed Cupcakes on Cupcake Stand
Festive Berry Party Punch

Lots of fun was had by all at this event and best of all, they were'n’t stuck inside the office building!

To book your office party or corporate event, please reach out to us for available dates!