Posts by Rob Denton

Jessie & Kevin – Eco Beautiful Weddings

This wedding had soul- and lots of it. Jesse + Kevin tied the knot at Brahma Ridge Event Center in the mountains of North Carolina, and their day was filled from beginning to end with personal and eco-friendly touches made by family and friends. The day began with the bride in a family heirloom silk…

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Glamping Is Here

Camping at Brahma Ridge has always been a favorite lodging choice for brides, grooms, their guests, even their parents. Each year we add more space for campers and more amenities for their enjoyment. We have had hot showers for campers’ use ever since we opened as a wedding venue eight years ago. But last year…

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Spring Update

Now that Spring 2014 is in full gear we can now observe which perennial plants did not survive the below zero weather nights of the past winter. Some vegetation varieties are just not turning green with new growth. Our multi-colored daisies that bloomed so prolifically last year have not shown any intent of returning this…

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Big Snow At Brahma Ridge

The ten inches of snow we received Wed-Thurs here in the NC mountains was the second-deepest we have had since we moved to Brahma Ridge nine years ago.  We were completely snowed in for over 48 hours.  But some melting is on the way. We waged a battle from Wed afternoon until wee hours early Thursday morning keeping accumulating snow swept…

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BRRR…JANUARY IN THE MOUNTAINS

One month of bitter cold does not disprove global warming. However, this is the coldest month we have had here at our event venue in the North Carolina mountains in the eight years we have been here. Tuesday January 7 we recorded a low at Brahma Ridge of minus four (an older thermometer read minus…

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Finally, A Dry Autumn

The record rainfalls this year have taken a break and left us with a long-deserved dry stretch of beautiful September and October weather!  Here at our wedding and event center in the North Carolina mountains crisp cool nights and blue skies have ruled much of the last couple months interrupted by only a few inches…

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Record Rainfall and Successful Drainage Setup

Seems the weather continues to be the big story at our wedding and event venue in the mountains outside Asheville, North Carolina.  Over 50 inches of rain so far through the first seven months of 2013.  That’s over seven inches per month, every month!  These rains have come as slow drizzles, light rains, steady downpours,…

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Spring Weather

The drought in the mountains of western North Carolina of a few years ago is a distant memory. Since the first of the year we have had a cool and late Spring and rains and more rains. National Weather Service data shows the Asheville area has received 15 inches above normal precipitation so far in…

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Sustainable Stewardship

We have created a blog to provide you with the latest news and up-to-date information regarding our wedding and event venue in the Asheville NC area mountains. One of our greatest priorities is our sustainable stewardship and we want to tell you more about what we do to take care of our little slice of…

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