Day of Event Schedule, Sunday-Feb. 19, 2017

January 31, 2017 / magazine blog /

8th Biannual NRV Bridal Brunch & Sweetheart Showcase
Latham Ballroom, The Inn at Virginia Tech
and Skelton Conference Center

Sunday, February 19, 2017
12 NOON – 4:00 PM
With Special Guests, the ever-talented
Kyle Edgell – Artist & Humor Professional
Julia McMillan Fallon, Harpist

Our Sponsored Charities:
Wags for Waffles

Roanoke DreamCourt
Make-a-Wedding Wish Come True

 9:00-11 AM ~ Exhibitors Set-up and Vendor Registration
11:00 AM, 12:15 PM ~ Leaving from Roanoke Valley View Mall, FREE round trip to & from the event for Registered Brides; must reserve your seats. Courtesy of Executive Town Car & Limousine Service, Inc.
11:00 AM ~ Booth Judging for Exhibitor Awards
11:45 AM ~ Exhibitors briefing & networking with other exhibitors, VIP Hallway Area
12:00 Noon ~ Door opens to VIP Pre-registered Brides and their bridal party.
~ Food & Wine Tasting starts, brides judging for BEST food & cake exhibitors.
~ Be ready to show your ID for the Wine Tasting, 21 and older only please.
*Admission: $10 for Pre-registered Brides and $15 at the door, includes 1 free guest; and $5 for each additional guests; accepting cash or checks only, ATM available.

Food flyer

12:30-2:30 PM ~ VIP Food & Wine Tastings, Fabulous door prizes & giveaways, Q&A Sessions with Wedding Professionals
1:00 PM ~ Door opens for General Admission
1:15 PM ~ Zumba Session with Hi NRG Fitness Studio with Angel
1:30 PM ~ Donuts Eating Contest with ALL Grooms-to-be in attendance; winner groom/bride will receive extra tickets to enter the MAJOR DOOR PRIZE DRAWINGS for the honeymoon getaway. *Sponsored by Route 8 Donuts.

2:00-2:15 PM ~ Real Wedding for a local military couple, Make-a-Wedding Wish Come True.
The following Exhibitors are Proud Sponsors:
Officiant – Rev. Karen Osborne
Florist – Jan Hendrickson, Green Designs LLC
Cake – Copper Hill Cakes & Goodies LLC
Limousine Service – Executive Town Car & Limousine Service
Photographer – Renato Saavedra, Precious Moments by Rency Josh
Videographer – Justin Patton, Blue Gate Films
DJ/Emcee – DJ Rick Pruett
Harpist/Ceremony Music – Julia Fallon Weddings
Hair, Nails & Makeup Stylist – Soluna Hair Salon Plus
Dresses/formal wear for Bridal Party – Terrisa Vaughn, Her Perfect Day Boutique & Design Studio
Hotel Overnight Stay – The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Confeence Center
Wedding Planner/Director – Marivic Gallimore, Elegance by Marivic LLC
2:30 PM ~ Couple’s first dance, cake cutting, photo sessions immediately to follow.
*Wedding gown and dresses for the wedding entourage provided by:
 3:00 PM ~ Live Fashion Show on the Runway, presented by:

3:10 PM, 3:20 PM, 3:45 PM ~ MAJOR DOOR PRIZES, thousands to giveaway; donated by participating VIP exhibitors! *BRIDE must be present to WIN and required to meet and claim door prizes directly with the Vendors.

4:00 PM ~ Bridal Show ends, thank you for coming! Final announcements for exhibitors immediately to follow.  Exhibitors may start packing up during this time.  The Latham ballroom must be cleared by no later than 6 PM.  Thank you for participating with us! 


LIST OF DOOR PRIZES (bride, groom or both must be present to WIN)


The NRV bridal brunch and Sweetheart Showcase is presented by the following:

The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center
NRV Bridals and Events
Virginia is for Weddings Magazine
VAWE Network, Wedding In A Box

Elegance by Marivic LLC
That’s My Dress Bridal and Prom
Bridal Registry Events
Her Perfect Day Boutique & Design Studio

About the author

Marivic: President & Founder, Elegance by Marivic LLC. Certified Wedding Planner with American Academy of Wedding Professionals. We are a full service wedding planning, travel and honeymoon consultation. We plan your weddings and special occasions!