The change of seasons brings with it a bevy of fantastic Southern events. Here are our top October event picks.
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Update your linen closet with the best towels, throws, blankets, wraps, bathrobes and more from Turkish T! Their Warehouse Sale will take you from bath to body to beach and back. With items up to 40% off, this is a sale you won’t want to miss. See what options are available and shop online! http://www.turkish-t.com/collections/styleblueprint-deal?page=2
Travel through different regions spanning the globe at the second annual Wine on the River event. Sample wine from National and International Vineyards and enjoy food to accommodate, all while supporting Youth Villages. The World Tour will be held at the beautiful Mud Island River Park, the perfect place with breathtaking views of the Mississippi
The 45th Annual National Shrimp Festival is October 13-16 in Gulf Shores, Alabama. This event is FREE to everyone! The festival is held at the public beach access in Gulf Shores where Highway 59 ends and intersects with Highway 182. There will be over 300 fine art vendors, lots of shrimp, music and more. For
On Saturday, October 15, join Jose Gutierrez of River Oaks and other superstars of the Memphis and national restaurant scene to celebrate the culinary arts, fine wines and Memphis music at the first Memphis Food and Wine Festival. Included in the celebrity chef lineup are Jean George Vongerichten, Joel Antunes, Ken Frank, plus many more! The Memphis
Spend an evening of mystery and intrigue with a masquerade party set among the historic 1840s manor house ruins at Barnsley resort. The dramatic candlelit setting under the October moon creates the perfect ambiance for costume-clad grownup ghouls, goblins and other personas guests wish to portray for the evening. http://www.barnsleyresort.com/event-details.aspx?eid=58
The Black Southern Belle Collective conference is November 15-16 in Charleston, South Carolina. This is a lifestyle summit bringing together a curated network of lifestyle brands and vendors. The conference will include styled shoot workshops, key note speakers, panels all with the Southern creative in mind. Whether one is in interior design, a wedding planner,
Tickets are now on sale for Garden & Gun’s 4th annual JUBILEE: MADE IN THE SOUTH WEEKEND, scheduled for December 2-4 at Charles Towne Landing and at a variety of locations in the magazine’s hometown of Charleston, South Carolina. The three-day festival is G&G’s largest signature event and showcases the essence of the magazine—a colorful mix of
Ladies, if you haven’t already purchased a pair of wide-leg pants, you need to. Stop fearing this look! This is how to wear it and wear it well. Image: Fashion Jackson
We just love fall and all the fun new items waiting to be discovered both in our favorite local stores or in off-the-beaten-path places throughout the South. Here are the FINDS we’re fond of this month.
Whether you’re at the ultimate antique show in Brimfield or simply navigating your local flea market, these pointers transcend location and will ensure a successful outing for all.
Up your game when it comes to Mexican vegetables with this side that works well with nachos, tacos, any Mexican meat and more!
Here is a quick meal that takes less than 20 minutes to make and leaves only one dirty dish! That’s what we call the perfect meal! Get the supplies this weekend for an easy mid-week meal!
Looking for a recipe to savor the last days of summer? This is it!
Tired of being tired? Here are some helpful suggestions because we know that a good night’s sleep matters oh-so-much!
We took a tour of Little Seed Farm, a Tennessee goat farm, to meet the goats, learn the soap making process and chat with the brains behind the business!
If you’re sending a child off to college this month, make sure to set them up to succeed with these five crucial tips from medical experts.
Southern home design is about tradition, community and surviving brutal summers. Today we trace the origins of our favorite Southern architectural and design elements. Image: Architectural Digest
This home is ideal to welcome home a gaggle of kids and grandkids as comfort and casual are key to making this gorgeous space work. See how designer Rhea Crenshaw used art and color to infuse the house with beautiful and casual elegance.
Dallas-based interior designer Barbara Gilbert dishes on how she achieved success in her industry by playing to her strengths.
Looking for the perfect fall getaway? Take to the Natchez Trace Parkway and enjoy Southern charm, intriguing history and beautiful sights. Here are the stops you should definitely make. Image: Scenic Trace
Greenville, SC, is an up-and-coming travel destination, most notably for its bustling food scene. Here is your guide for where to eat, sleep and play when you visit this hot Southern city.
This Southern artist finds inspiration in everything from a nature walk to a bustling street scene. Today artist Hannah Lane shares her creative process, advice for emerging artists and more. Image: Vicky Reddish