Monthly Archives:: October 2010

Durham Wedding Show 10.28.10

The Triangle Bridal Showcase, Forever Bridal’s fall event, will take place tomorrow evening! Meet some of the finest wedding professionals from Durham and Chapel Hill and tour the beautiful Hilton Durham. There will be roaming fashion previews with gowns representing the leading Triangle bridal salons featuring the designs of Oleg Casini, Vera Wang, Lazaro, Lynn Lugo and Maggie Soterro. Formalwear stores will be showing tuxedos by Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren, After 6, and others. As always, there will be various drawings and prizes, including one from Southern Bride & Groom, so be sure to stop by our booth!

Mark your calendar and stop by after work tomorrow:

Triangle Bridal Showcase

Thursday,October 28


Hilton Durham near Duke University

3800 Hillsborough Road

Durham,NC  27705


SB&G’s October Prize Winners- Register Now for Next Month’s Prizes!

Congratulations to Southern Bride & Groom’s October Prize Winners. Each month we draw winners from our online registries for an assortment of prizes such as dinners to fine restaurants throughout the Triangle, spa certificates, hotel stays, and even weekend beach getaways! To register for next month’s prizes, click HERE

This month’s winners include:

$100 Dinner for Two at Carolina Crossroads Restaurant at The Carolina Inn– Courtney Jones & Anthony Law from Chapel Hill, NC.

$100 Dinner for Two at La Residence– Brandlyn Bryant, a Library Media Specialist & Ahmani Owens, Southern School of Engineering Teacher of the Year, who live in Durham, NC.

$50 Gift Certificate to Bella Trio Day Spa- Ajaya Francis. She and her fiance, Michael Jones live in Durham, NC. 

Top: Courtney & Tony; Bottom: Brandlyn & Ahmani


Wedding Cake Tastings at Sugarland in Chapel Hill

Sugarland has several appointments available for their upcoming cake tasting on Sunday, October 24, from 11am-4pm. On November 1st, Sugarland will be raising the wedding cake packages by 10%, so book your 2011 event now at the 2010 prices! Come to the event to taste several of Sugarland’s signature wedding & groomsmen cakes, and even see a sample design of what your wedding cake could look like!

Subsequent tastings will be held on November 1st and December 12th.

Schedule your tasting appointment by emailing Sugarland’s Sales Manager Nick at

Photo below of a Sugarland cake is by Brian Mullins Photography:

October Bridal Events in the Triangle Area- Starting Tomorrow


Saturday, October 9 & Sunday, October 10

The Streets at Southpoint

6910 Fayetteville Road, Durham

Noon- “Mocktail Hour” 

1-2pm- Presentation by Mark Ingram

Wedding Gown Guru Mark Mark Ingram will visit Durham’s Streets at Southpoint as part of the WE TV and Wedding Central 20-city mall tour. He will host a demonstration how brides-to-be can create their own celebrity wedding on a budget.  Following the presentation, Mark will be available to answer individual questions. The first 150 attendees will receive a gift bag and everyone will be eligible to win a variety of prizes. 



Set your DVR for channel NBC-17 on October 11th at 11 AM. This date begins a Monday series that continues for several weeks at the same time and features three of our SB&G venues as they meet with a bridal couple and present their own venue in hopes of booking the winter wedding. The show will culminate in the wedding of the couple’s chosen reception space. You will view the Rock of Ages Winery, The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club and Second Empire Restaurant.



Thursday, October 28, 5-9PM

Hilton Durham near Duke University.

This show evokes subtle elegance for the upscale bride. You’ll be treated to bridal fashion previews, meet outstanding wedding professionals, and have the chance to win several prizes.

For more information and to register, visit the Forever Bridal Website