We are pretty excited about all the items we’ve added to our SB Marketplace … but this Cindi Earl silver wire + 10 oval freshwater pearls, for just $99, is gorgeous. Wear it for extra sparkle this holiday season. Wear it to a summer wedding or with your white jeans at the beach. Wear it
Southern Events & Happenings
StyleBlueprint finds fun things to do in the South each month. No matter if you live in Virginia or Louisiana or somewhere in-between, you will find events perfect for a road trip or to embrace in your own backyard!
‘Tis the season to shop and Atlanta-based Indie Craft Experience (ICE), purveyors of dynamic craft markets and pop-up shops throughout the year, will once again not disappoint. Saturday, December 10th marks ICE’s debut in Chattanooga at the stunning Waterhouse Pavilion at Miller Plaza (850 Market Street). A one-day only event from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., the
Who doesn’t love grilled cheese? This fun, first-time event features a yummy cook-off, with categories like “most cheesiest,” “most ridiculous” and, of course, “best tomato soup!” The event, which runs from noon to 6 p.m. at the Hi-Tone, 412 N. Cleveland St., is open to the public. General admission tickets cost $5, and proceeds benefit ALIVE
Nashville’s favorite holiday shopping tradition is back! The Porter Flea Holiday Market returns in December to showcase hundreds of jury-picked vendors, thousands of the region’s best handmade wares, the city’s finest food trucks and, of course, a surprise or two. Shop pottery by Handmade Studio TN, sweets by Baked in Nashville, furniture by HollerDesign, art
Once again, Grammy-winning husband-and-wife team, Amy Grant and Vince Gill, will be celebrating Christmas at the Ryman. For nine nights, they will be singing classic tunes and seasonal hymns at the Historic Ryman Theatre. Get your tickets now and celebrate the season at this annual holiday show. This is a two hour treat that you will not want
Visit Shelby Farms Park for a brand new show, all while participating in a time-tested Memphis holiday tradition. View more than 1.5 million lights in the biggest drive-through holiday light show in the region. This year’s show highlights Memphis’ iconic landmarks and includes new versions of old favorites. $20 for car, truck, or minivan, or
Get out and experience the magic of the season, whether it’s in your own town or another Southern city. Here are some of our top picks for December events around the South.
The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” Jimmy Fallon of the Tonight Show calls it “Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal!” It’s The Book of Mormon,
Atlanta Lyric Theatre’s new production of PETER PAN, based on Sir J.M. Barrie’s timeless tale, is sure to delight audiences of all ages. Peter and his mischievous fairy sidekick Tinkerbell visit the nursery of the Darling children and, with a sprinkle of pixie dust, begin a magical journey across the stars. In the adventure of
A visual feast for your eyes. Gorgeous stage magic. World-class Performance • Incredible Beauty Through the universal language of music and dance, Shen Yun weaves a wondrous tapestry of heavenly realms, ancient legends, and modern heroic tales, taking you on a journey through 5,000 years of authentic Chinese culture. Its stunning beauty, purity, and tremendous
The Candlelight Tour of Homes in Grant Park, one of Atlanta’s oldest historic neighborhoods, features at least eight homes that represent the many styles — Queen Anne, Italianate, Craftsman — that make up their fun, laid-back and often wacky neighborhood. This year’s tour features a 30-plus room mansion and other unique homes to Grant Park. Along
It’s time to map out your month. Here are some of the best November events taking place throughout the South. Image: Skip Sickler
Connect with the art of filmmaking and the Charleston community at the Charleston International Film Festival. The festival aims to educate and inspire attendees through its week of screenings of new and innovative works in film. Attendees of the festival can enjoy every genre from comedies to dramas and anything in between by purchasing single event
Be sure to include the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience in your fall music lineup if you can. The beloved music festival offers food, music, art and more during Halloween weekend in New Orleans, which is more than enough of a reason to travel to the Big Easy. The cuisine in New Orleans is one
Grab some friends and feast on oysters in every preparation you can imagine! The Urbanna Oyster Festival in Urbanna, Virginia is the place to be if you are a lover of these briny bivalves, and the festival has something to please everyone. Visit Urbanna this year for an oyster shucking contest, parade, arts and crafts
Held at the Tillman’s Corner Community Center in Mobile, AL, the Alabama Pecan Festival delights every year with family friendly activities, blues and gospel music, carnival rides and pecan pies aplenty. See the crowning of the pecan queen, pick up some fall satsumas and enjoy the some of the very best in agritourism the state
Get ready for the Memphis Food & Wine Festival. With 29 acclaimed chefs and 36 wineries, this new Southern event is a must for adventurous palates!
The change of seasons brings with it a bevy of fantastic Southern events. Here are our top October event picks.
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
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
There are a variety of fantastic Southern events taking place in September. We’ve selected some of our top picks to help you map out your month.
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
As Southern Living celebrates its 50th anniversary, we sit down with Editor-in-Chief Sid Evans to discuss the legacy of the brand. You’re going to love this interview …
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