Hudson Valley Rustic Wedding Showcase and Resources

TuthillHouse at the Mill

TuthillHouse at the Mill. Gardiner, New York

Thanks to all how came out on Sunday, February 17, 2013 to the inaugural Hudson Valley Rustic Wedding Showcase at TuthillHouse at the Mill Restaurant and Tavern. We had a great time!

Show highlights included a book signing by Rustic Wedding Chic author Maggie Lord, live music, delicious sweets and treats, and lots of ideas for your rustic and country wedding.

About Hudson Valley Rustic Weddings: We are local Hudson Valley artisans, craftspeople and wedding professionals who are dedicated to helping you make your Hudson Valley rustic, country or historic estate wedding all that you imagined. We include florists, plantscapers, officiates, caterers, bake shops, musicians, venues, B&Bs, wedding planners, photographers, DJs, and more. The wedding experts here have a unique, eco-friendly, creative approach that is just what you’ve been seeking for your farm wedding, backyard wedding, historic estate wedding, barn wedding, lakeside wedding, mountain wedding, riverside wedding, or vintage wedding in the country.

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Highlights from 2013:
Maggie Lord, author of Rustic Wedding Chic, joined us for a book signing. is the number one online resource for rustic & country weddings. Rustic weddings are the hottest alternative to the traditional hotel ballroom, allowing couples to make their day more personal. A self-confessed wedding junkie since the age of 13, Maggie Lord loves the romance and beauty of weddings. Passionate about the rustic style and eager to share her discoveries and ideas, while planning her lakeside wedding at her family’s summer cabin in Northern Wisconsin, she started blogging. Now has become the number one online resource for rustic & country weddings. In addition to being the editor of Rustic Wedding Chic, Maggie is a sought-after wedding expert and often appears on TV, radio and podcast, giving wedding design insights, planning tools & tips, and wedding trend reports.

Maggie Lord, author of Rustic Wedding Chic
Rustic Wedding Chic by Maggie Lord
Author and blogger Maggie Lord and her book, Rustic Wedding Chic.

Our Hosts: TuthillHouse at the Mill Restaurant and Tavern was open for lunch. Located in a historic 1788 grist mill along the confluence of the Wallkill and Shawangunk rivers, the restaurant features fresh local artisan products and ingredients.

Across the street, artisanal whiskey and bourbon distiller Tuthilltown Distillery was open for tours. Tuthilltown distills some of the most prized spirits in the Hudson Valley.

Live Music was provided by Too Much Fun, a five-piece group of musicians performing an eclectic blend of music from Folk-Rock, Cajun, Zydeco, Americana, Old-time and Bluegrass traditions. Come have a rollicking good time–perfect for your rustic, country wedding.

The Hudson Valley Hudson Wedding Showcase is produced by: Jane E. Wilcox of Forget-Me-Not Events and Elissa Cimino of Flowers by Elissa.

Bridal bouquet photo by Levi Stolove. Grist mill photo courtesy of TuthillHouse at the Mill. Maggie Lord photos courtesy of the author. All rights reserved.