Shepherds Run Wedding

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The main house also offers ample space for indoor soirées, with the stone exterior setting the tone for sophisticated gatherings. From intimate elopements to grand parties, each room can be customized to reflect a couple’s vision. The Great Hall can host 133 guests for cocktail receptions or 90 for seated banquets, with exquisite crown moldings, intricate beam and trellis work, and a large stone fireplace, Guests will be transported to a bygone era. The venue offers 10 guest rooms available, each designed to reflect classic New England elegance with a fresh and contemporary finish. Fun fact, they are also woman owned! Huge thanks to the incredible vendors/planners who made this wedding perfect: Grace Kim Floral Design and S.R. Artistry

The vineyard offers a waterfront setting with many beauty spots that are ideal for wedding photography. Couples can exchange vows in the walled garden designed by Beatrix Farrand, followed by champagne toasts and cocktail hours in the picturesque grounds. The boho-chic sailcloth tent, an oak-pole canvas marquee located on the lower lawn, is perfect for festival-loving couples looking for an ambient setting for evening receptions and entertainment, with views of the winery fields.
A historic wedding venue located in Narragansett, Rhode Island, offering a perfect blend of rustic charm and refined elegance. The venue boasts a beautiful manor house dating back to the 1930s, nestled amidst 36 acres of vineyards and scenic gardens. With its many indoor and outdoor event spaces, it offers infinite possibilities for couples to curate the day of their dreams.

Established in 1933, Shepherd’s Run was once the summer residence of Rush Sturges and Elizabeth Hazard Sturges. The original manor was designed in the Norman Romanesque style by Thomas Pym Cope and the gardens were designed by famed landscape architect Beatrix Farrand.Situated within the historic manor house, Shepherd’s Run has 10 guest rooms available for nightly rental. In addition, these rooms can be reserved along with any of our event spaces for a one-of-a-kind exclusive buyout experience. Each room has been appointed with custom furniture and designed with a fresh take on traditional New England artistry. Our signature suite offers two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living area, and private balcony that overlooks our west vineyard block.We take a unique approach to winemaking at Shepherd’s Run. In our view wine should be both local and global. It is a means to connect us to the soil under our feet as well as cultures thousands of miles away. With this philosophy at the heart of our winemaking process we will be offering not only estate grown selections, but also regional and global offerings. The terroir of each vineyard is unique and we aim to express that through our process. We believe wines of the world can unite us. Who won’t raise a glass to that?Shepherd’s Run is a winery, hotel, and event venue. Due to the sale of alcohol you must be 21 or older to enter this site. Click Enter only if you meet this requirement.

Shepherd’s Run is a destination estate winery, resort, and event venue set on a picturesque thirty-six acres in bucolic Rhode Island. Our mission is to connect our guests and community to the culture, artisans, craft, and terroir of our unique region.As New England’s newest event venue we are able to accommodate gatherings of all sizes. From intimate parties to large scale 300 person weddings and celebrations, Shepherd’s Run has an array of indoor and outdoor event spaces.

We had the lovely privilege to shoot in the recently built Shepherds Run venue for Eddy + Stacy’s wedding. Something about beautiful architecture that really gets us going. That and all the other details and vendors that made this day possible!
With a vineyard and Narrow River to the east and our historic manor to the west, the patios, terraces, and gardens of the 6,000 square foot Manor Terrace are a wonderful informal breakout space, post celebration in the event hall.

The 3,000 square foot main event hall with its towering ceiling, exposed glue-lam construction, and traditional New England charm is the perfect canvas for a wedding ceremony or indoor reception.
In addition to the numerous gathering spaces, Shepherd’s Run also boasts ten guest rooms. Each is designed with a fresh take on traditional New England craftmanship. To create a one of a kind destination experience full property buyouts are also available.

The smallest of our indoor spaces, the study is a cozy victorian inspired room. Designed with warm hues and lounging furniture, the study is the perfect location for private tastings, showers, and parties. Additionally, double dutch doors open up to the Manor Terrace allowing guests to enjoy both a private and public experience.
Although we treat each event as a unique experience, below you can find a link to our sample catering menus. Additionally we can arrange clambakes, ethnic and kosher meals.Our second smallest space in the Shepherd’s Run Manor, the salon is available for private rentals. The Hazard Family Salon is located adjacent to our wine bar and provides soft seating for intimate private tastings and events.

Shepherd’s Run, New England’s newest full-service event venue is able to accommodate gatherings up to 300 people with an all-inclusive special occasion destination experience. From intimate parties to large scale weddings and celebrations, Shepherd’s Run has an array of indoor and outdoor event spaces. Our signature sailcloth wedding tent, with its cherry wood poles, and 25’ peaked canvas structure, is situated at the rear of the manor on the lower lawn overlooking our east vineyard. Wedding ceremonies can be held in our indoor event hall or the Beatrix Farrand designed walled garden. The thirty-six acre estate boasts numerous additional spaces for gatherings including the winemaker’s room, wine hall, manor terrace, and Sturges Study. Each can be adapted to fit the needs of your special event.
From gala events with 2,000 people to intimate cocktail parties, Blackstone Caterers is known for its exquisite food, spectacular presentation and unfailing service since 1945.

The historic post and beam trellis work, original fishing rope crown molding, and quarry tile floor of the great hall is reminiscent of a bygone era. With its dramatic stone fireplace anchoring the room, it is ideal space for hosting both intimate dinners and banquet style gatherings.This two story space is designed to host seasonal tastings and wine dinners. The room benefits from vaulted ceilings and overlooks the stainless steel tanks of the fermentation floor below. With white board and batten walls and wine barrels aging many of our red varietals, guests are surrounded by our wine craft at Shepherd’s Run.

Recognized as the state’s “Best Catering Company” by RI Monthly and “Best Caterer” by Newport Life, Blackstone is privileged to be the perennial caterer of choice for the Newport Mansions and Rhode Island’s best parties. Thousands of banquets, balls, galas, meetings and conferences throughout Southern New England have been handled by Blackstone’s experienced team.
Please contact us with any questions, this is only an estimated price and can be changed to suit your needs, prices may vary please call (469) 349-8577 and speak with our Event Manager Elizabeth Sadler. Thank you for considering us for your special event.Please contact us with any questions, this is only an estimated price and can be changed to suit your needs, prices may vary please call (214) 707-6456 and speak with our Event Administrator / Owner Lisa Hollenshead. We are excited to create any event you may need. Thank you for considering us.

Shepherd’s Run offers infinite possibilities to prospective newlyweds so no two gatherings are ever the same. This waterfront venue features many beauty spots that are ideal for wedding photographs. To-be-weds envisaging a relaxed outdoor experience can exchange vows in the walled garden, designed by Beatrix Farrand. Following this, champagne toasts and cocktail hours are held in the picturesque grounds. Festival lovers will appreciate the boho-chic sailcloth tent, an ambient setting for evening receptions and entertainment. This oak-pole canvas marquee is located on the lower lawn, offering views of the winery fields.
She is an active volunteer in her community and works with many charitable organizations in fundraising and awareness. She is a recipient of a 40 under 40 Award for her contributions to the Southeastern CT and RI community in 2014.

She moved into the wine industry fifteen years ago taking on all facets of the business. Susan became fluent in sales & marketing, brand development, and event management. Now you can find her at Shepherd’s Run as our General Manager. She has great attention to details and amazing customer service.
Her attention to detail is like no other, and she may be one of the happiest, funny people you will meet. Our wedding couples have been raving about how fantastic it is to work with her.She got her start in the mid 90’s working in the commercial photography field producing and photographing nationally recognized ads, catalogs and weddings. Jackie comes to us with a BachelorsofArts / Marketing Major and a Double Minor in Global Business & Economics & Business Administration. Whew that’s a lot! Jackie is now the Director of Events for Blackstone Caterers and Shepherd’s Run. The main house also offers ample space for indoor soirées and the stone exterior sets the tone for sophisticated gatherings. From intimate elopements to grand parties, each room can be customized to reflect a couple’s vision. From the Great Hall and Event Hall to the Winemaker’s Room and Rush Sturgis Study, there are many unique backdrops for creating the perfect party. The Great Hall can host 133 guests for cocktail receptions or 90 for seated banquets. Guests will be transported to a bygone era by the exquisite crown moldings, the intricate beam and trellis work, and a large stone fireplace. There are 10 guest rooms available at this location, each designed to reflect classic New England elegance with a fresh and contemporary finish.

The dedicated team at Shepherd’s Run is on hand to bring your dream day to life. An in-house coordinator will collaborate with you to discuss details such as all-inclusive packages and event rentals. They offer destination packages and exclusive hire of the estate. The team oversees setup and cleanup, and provides tables, seating, lighting and sound equipment, and more. Catering is provided by exclusive partners Blackstone Caterers. Expert chefs devise sumptuous menus to match each couple’s preferences, from appetizers and buffets to formal seated meals.
Shepherd’s Run is a vineyard wedding venue located in Narragansett, Rhode Island. The historic manor house dates back to the 1930s and is nestled amidst 36 acres of vineyards and scenic gardens. Here, to-be-weds can curate the day of their dreams at any one of the many indoor and outdoor event spaces. From summer 2021, the dedicated team proudly presents this unique destination where rustic charm meets refined elegance.

Our on-site event coordinator will help you plan every detail to ensure your celebration is perfect. We specialize in personal service, proactive communication, and we can refer a variety of specialty vendors if needed.
Having only met them once before the big day, I feel a disproportionate amount of love for these two! (Although the first time we met, we went for a 25 mile bike ride in 100 degree heat, so that was a pretty good way to bond quickly lol).

Shepherd’s Run was the perfect backdrop for Elena and Sara’s elegant garden party wedding to take place. The venue is a french Romanesque-inspired chateau turned vineyard, with preserved history around every corner. Located in South Kingstown, it’s a dream spot for anyone looking for a European-inspired wedding venue in the northeast. To read more about Shepherd’s Run and other European-inspired wedding venues in New England, check out some of my personal recommendations, here.
It was beautiful to witness Sara and Elena’s people being so forthcoming with their affection for the couple. Everyone was smiling and crying and giving hugs and kisses all day. The sheer amount of joy was overwhelming and I feel so lucky to have been part of it. Sara and Elena met at an Orange Theory in Rhode Island and immediately hit it off. They fell in love and the rest is history. They’ve been inseparable ever since and have a sweet dog together, named Mateo! Surrounded by family, friends, and their co-ed bridal parties, they exchanged I do’s under the chuppah in the enclosed garden. With sweet personal touches playfully intertwined into their garden party wedding at Shepherd’s Run, (like Elena’s margaritas and Sara’s spiked Dell’s Lemonade during cocktail hour) no detail was overlooked. Sara and Elena truly just had the biggest smiles on their faces throughout the day. From their double-first-look to their energetic dance floor, they looked like the happiest people in the world.On their wedding day, Elena and Sara truly outdid themselves with their custom ivory outfits by Lovebird Bridal and Justin Alexander. Their florals totally fit their elegant garden party wedding vibe with a palette of pale blues and peachy yellows. They also each incorporated sentimental details like Sara’s necklace made with the diamond from her grandmother’s engagement ring.

If you’re hoping for an intimate, joy-filled wedding, you’re in the right place. To have all of your moments captured in an candid, meaningful way, you can connect with me here! To explore more intimate wedding venues in New England, I rounded up some favorites in a recent blog, here! Elena and Sara are two of the most captivating people I’ve ever met. They are so full of joy and compassion, so eager to learn everything about you, and so willing to open up their lives in turn. They immediately made me and Max feel not only like friends, but like family. I’m not exaggerating when I say that Elena and Sara’s wedding day was overflowing with love. Sometimes I tear up during couples’ vows, or occasionally during a sweet reception toast. But, at this wedding, I had already cried like three times before the ceremony even started.Now Booking for 2023! Located in Narragansett, RI, Shepherd’s Run is a countryside wedding venue defined by its New England charm. This picturesque 36-acre estate is ideal for soon-to-be newlyweds who wish to enjoy a tranquil celebration in the heart of the Ocean State. Home to multiple event spaces, guest rooms, and a bucolic vineyard, the property evokes a sense of solace that your nearest and dearest will surely love. The staff is passionate about putting on milestone events that bring people together. With your vision in mind, they will strive to make sure that you experience a fairytale marital occasion. Shepherd’s Run is replete with details that pay homage to its 1933 construction. With a Norman Romanesque architectural style, the manor has a rustic-meets-refined aesthetic that makes it a perfect romantic destination. Once the summer residence of Rush Sturgis and Elizabeth Hazard Sturgis, the venue has been setting the scene for weddings since 2021. Upon arrival, your guests will be endeared by the property’s peaceful vibe. Indoor and outdoor event spaces are available for you to choose from. You can say “I do” at the delightful walled garden before heading into the spacious Great Hall for your reception. The latter is full of features that are reminiscent of times gone by, such as the post and beam trellis work and the quarry tile floor. Those who are fascinated by the winemaking process are bound to like the Winemaker’s Room, a wonderful spot for tastings and dinners. From your rehearsal to your after-party, this one-of-a-kind venue can comfortably accommodate every part of your special day. Able to welcome several hundred wedding-goers, Shepherd’s Run is suitable for intimate and large-scale events. In addition to the various event spaces, the property has 10 elegant guest rooms, providing convenient accommodation for couples and their closest loved ones. Delicious wedding meals can be prepared by Blackstone Caterers, an accomplished business that has been tantalizing palates since 1945.A two-story space designed for wine dinners and tastings, the Winemaker’s Room is a perfect spot for intimate celebrations or welcome parties. Overlooking the stainless steel tanks of the fermentation floor below, the space is one that guests will remember.

An LGBTQ+ vendor out of southern CT, we are huge fans of the dynamic sisters at Resurge Beauty. The team is incredible with different skin tones and hair textures, as well as more androgynous cuts and styling hair for all genders.A 3,000 square foot garden is an iconic location for cocktail receptions and welcome parties. Enjoy the space year-round surrounded by historic ivy-covered stone walls.

The Wine Hall is an incredible spot for an indoor wedding ceremony in winter. With a dramatic stone fireplace as your ceremony backdrop, use the Wine Hall for your winter wedding ceremony. Historic post and beam trellis work set the stage in this historic space, with original fishing rope crown molding and quarry tile floor.
One of my favorite hair and makeup artists to work with Jenna always feels like a positive force in any wedding vendor team I’ve been a part of. Always willing to support the client, and make sure that a couple and their guests feel as confident and beautiful as possible, Jenna has trained in a variety of places and spent a ton of time investing in her craft. Jenna and her team are capable of working with any skin tone and hair texture.

Although this is also a list of two separate companies what I’m going to say about both is absolutely true for both. Peak and Ryan Designs are capable of delivering incredible decor and rentals for any style of wedding, and are again amazing companies that you can just say “work your magic please” and they’ll deliver an incredible spread worthy of any magazine.