Thank you for visiting our wedding website. We are very excited to share this occasion with our close family and friends in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Our wedding wlll begin Friday, September 6th, 2013 at 4pm with the bachelor and bachelorette parties on Thursday, September 5th, 2013.
We’ve vacationed several times to Asheville, NC while we were living in Durham. These extended weekend getaways were a wonderful way for us to relax, reconnect and eat fantastic food! That area has a special place in our hearts after Chris proposed on an overlook off the Blue Ridge Highway. We have selected the gorgeous Chetola Resort in Blowing Rock, NC to host our event. The wedding, reception and Saturday brunch will all be held at the resort. We hope you join us in staying at Chetola to make the affair both convenient and intimate.
The ceremony and reception will be held at Chetola Resort in Blowing Rock, NC. Rooms at the resort start at $195, and multi-room condos are available. There is a two night minimum stay, however if you join us for the bachelor/bachelorette party on Thursday night and the wedding on Friday night, this will satisfy the requirement. A room block available at the resort under “Turini-Johnson Wedding”.
There are also rooms available at the nearby Meadowbrook Inn. The rooms are available from September 5th-8th with no minimum night stay. Rates range from $120-$190 per night. You can make a reservation by calling (828) 295-4300 and mention you are with the Johnson Wedding Block (Group Code: 30905T).
The bachelor and bachelorette parties will be Thursday, September 5th. All guests are welcome, both young and old! This will be a very tame event to catch up with our guests. More details to come.
The ceremony will be held Friday, September 6th at 4pm at Chetola Resort. If it is raining, the ceremony will be moved inside to the Timber’s Lodge. Please meet on the patio of the restaurant at 3:45pm for the officiant to usher you to the gazebo.
Pictures with all guests will be taken immediately following the ceremony. A happy hour will be served at the arbour until 5:30pm.
Dinner will be served in the Timber’s Restaurant following the happy hour.
A send-off brunch will be hosted Saturday morning in the Timber’s Restaurant. More details to come.
We know that weddings can be expensive, for both the guests and the hosts. Our gift is that you help us make this a special event, surrounded by the people who mean the most to us.
If you insist on giving, money towards our honeymoon would be welcome. Space in our tiny apartment is limited.