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When you are planning your wedding, there are so many aspects to consider. Flowers, color scheme, location, the flow of your day…. it can be overwhelming! Not to mention, you don’t want a cookie cutter day! You want it to be unique and celebrate you and your significant other! Today, we are going to give […]

How to Make Your Day Stand Out

September 6, 2022

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People often ask, “What makes McAlister-Leftwich special?” And y’all, there’s a list a mile long about what makes this space so special. But, one of our favorite answers is the Bridal Suite. On site, spacious, BEAUTIFUL, and there’s a room dedicated to timeless photos? Yes, please.  This space has been a project of love. Cheryl […]

The Bridal Suite Tour

September 1, 2022

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We are always honored when couples chose to have their wedding at McAlister-Leftwich House. We love seeing their dream come to life and the magic that happens on their special day. We also love hosting their nearest and dearest! We know that when you chose to have your wedding or event at McAlister-Leftwich House, you […]

Reviews from Our Guests

August 25, 2022

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We love this little hall. It is the space that sees first looks, creative visions come to life, and greets guests as they meander from one home to another. It’s quite a special space. This connector hall was added when the McAlister House was moved to 507 N Church Street to join the Leftwich House. […]

The Connector Hall

August 22, 2022

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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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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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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’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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Claire and Andrew’s wedding day was one we’ll never forget. Their beautiful vision was brought to life my an incredible team and let me tell you, it did not disappoint! Let’s take a look at their day! Claire and Andrew’s florals were stunning. The mix of the light pink and white palate with the burnt […]

Claire and Andrew’s Wedding Day

June 7, 2022