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Here in Greensboro, we are dreaming of the coming fall months. If you live in NC, you know what we’re talking about! Those crisp fall days (albeit with warmer days sprinkled in). At McAlister-Leftwich that can only mean one thing… events on the lawn! Ceremonies, receptions, photos… anything and everything belongs on our lawn. Today […]

Outdoors at The McAlister-Leftwich House

August 15, 2022

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The Gant room is our large indoor space at McAlister-Leftwich House. This room has been the backdrop to ceremonies, receptions, cocktail hours, baby and bridal showers, birthday parties, styled shoots…. everything! We love this room for its versatility in layout and it’s ability to transform into your dream. Today we are going to look at […]

Getting the Most out of the Gant Room

August 4, 2022

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Here at McAlister-Leftwich House, we are a family run business. Everything we, we keep in mind family. Both the family we have and our McAlister-Leftwich family. Our staff, our couples, the community… everyone who steps foot in MLH is a part of our family. So, it’s no surprise that when a sister of a former […]

Jordan & Carson’s Wedding Day

August 2, 2022

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If you’ve been around for a bit you know that McAlister-Leftwich House is steeped in history. Today, we are going to take a look at McAlister House. Known as Gant-McAlister House, it was built in 1915 for the Gant family who lived there for 31 years! I mean, can you imagine living in such a […]

Venue Tour:The McAlister House

July 22, 2022

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In North Carolina, outdoor summer wedding may not seem to sound just right. I mean, the weather is a bear this time of year. But, at McAlister-Leftwich House, we have the unique ability to create a flow for your wedding that takes guests both inside and outside throughout the night that capitalizes on the space, […]

Outdoor Summer Wedding

July 20, 2022

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There are few things I love more than sitting under the North Carolina stars on a warm summer night sipping a fun fruity beverage with friends! Whether you’re on the lawn of a beautiful estate (cough – McAlister-Leftwich House – cough), or on your back porch, you deserve to sip something beautiful and delicious this summer. When […]

Gin & Grapefruit Cocktail

July 15, 2022

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Oh, the Leftwich House. How we love you! Known as the Dixon-Leftwich-Murphy House, it is one of three notable Gothic Revival-inspired designs in Greensboro. Nurseryman Martin C. Dixon built the house on a large parcel of land in the northernmost section of the city in 1875. The house sold in 1887 to Colonel A. H. […]

Venue Tour: Leftwich House

July 7, 2022

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We love being a part of our couples love stories! It’s one of the best parts of the job. Today we’re going to share some kind words our past client’s have said about their experience at McAlister-Leftwich House. Melrose M On top of the venue being a beautiful space, we were introduced to wonderful vendors […]

Reviews from Our Clients

July 6, 2022

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We’re excited to have Chelsea Head of the Greenhouse Picker Sisters on the blog today talking all about how to create a “wow factor” with specialty rentals! She’s sharing three ways to incorporate unique pieces into your next wedding or event.  When planning your wedding, there are so many decisions you need to make for your big […]

Specialty “Wow Factor” Rentals with Greenhouse Picker Sisters in Raleigh, NC

June 24, 2022

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Three are many things to think about when it comes to planning your wedding. One of the most logistical decisions is what your floor plan looks like. While this can be stressful, we have three tips to help you navigate the process! Flow of Your Wedding The first thing to think about is, how do […]

Three Things to Keep in Mind While Creating a Floor Plan

June 20, 2022