CATEGORY: Real Gatherings

These Two Camp Experts Traveled The Country And Are Sharing How You Can Too
The Venue Report
REPORT
No. 27167
VENUE:
South Carlsbad State Beach Campgrounds
LOCATION:
Carlsbad
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SETTINGS
#TVROnTheRoad with Hello America
How To Explore The Country On A Dime
Carlsbad, CA
REPORTER: The Venue Report

 

If you've been following along with us this month you're most likely experts on the Hello America story and it's creators. After following their five month journey of life on the road we interviewed Kristen Blanton and Matt Jozwiak to get the inside scoop on how they did it, tips, tricks and advice on how to expand your dollar in the most impactful way so that you too can travel like an expert. 

Lucky for us, we experienced the two adventure-seekers in their natural habitat while taking time to see what a day in the life looks like for Matt and Kristen. 

 

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Recharge Like A V.I.P. At This Pre/After Party for Coachella Weekend 2
The Venue Report
REPORT
No. 27156
VENUE:
Vestal Village
LOCATION:
Palm Springs
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Coachella After Party
Recovery Weekend
Vestal Village
REPORTER: The Venue Report

Prepare to get swept away in a weekend of fun you'll never forget. Disconnect from reality in a setting that is beyond imagination and explore freely over 700 acres. For the first time ever, Vestal Village will be allowing entry to the general public to a traditionally invite-only VIP event, with a purchase of a ticket to one of their dining experiences that also allows access to all of their other festivities. Is it worth it? You bet your bottom dollar. 

There's no better way to relax and recover than with some good food and company under the stars. This pop-up dinner is all about taking a step back and creating meaningful conversations over a shared meal. All you have to do is select your entrée as you purchase your ticket. Kick off your Sunday right the next morning with a curated brunch buffet. To receive 25% off your ticket price entire our promo code: CELEBRATE. Head here to buy tix for Saturday's pop-up dinner. Head here to buy tix for Sunday's brunch buffet.

Photography + Video by Vestal Village

 

Coachella's number one after party is here for weekend two of Coachella in Palm Springs

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This Artist Is Changing The Woodworking World One Instagram At A Time
The Venue Report
REPORT
No. 27141
VENUE:
Romantik Studio
LOCATION:
Carlsbad
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Woodworking Workshop
Featuring Aleksandra Zee
Romantik Studio
REPORTER: The Venue Report


You probably haven’t given the woodworking world a ton of thought unless you’re following the ultimate wizard of wood, Aleksanda Zee. In that case, you are very very familiar (and probably envious) of this chic’s bada** work and down-to-earth attitude. Known for making beautifully intricate pieces of art, she has built quite the cult following on her Instagram around her unique wood masterpieces. 

This gifted gal is on a one woman mission to change the art of woodworking in what's currently a male dominated field. This is no easy task but Al handles it with poise and creativity like you’ve never seen before. Working with both raw and painted redwood, her artwork is easily distinguishable and far from replicable. Her art has been commissioned for cool kid approved boutique hotel, Urban Cowboy, as well as countless influencers and followers alike.

What happens when she decides to host a workshop to share her creativity with some of her most avid admirers?

Photography by Taryn Kent

 

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This Videographer Quit His Day Job And Is Now Crossing Off Every Travel Goal On His Bucket List
The Venue Report
REPORT
No. 27147
VENUE:
Around Paris
LOCATION:
Paris
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Travel Advice + Tips
How To: Explore Paris Like A Local
Paris, France
REPORTER: The Venue Report

 

We've all daydreamed at some point about quitting our 9-5, hailing a taxi and bolting straight to the airport to check off those #bucketlist travel goals. Ted Willis, former videographer for She Knows and frequent explorer did just that with the research and know-how to back up his itinerary and adventure timeline. 

This past December, Ted strategized how to make his 2017 intention a reality. Now, he's exploring the world with his camera in hand and partnered with us to go behind the lens. "I’m on the hunt to experience cities with the people who live there. Simultaneously I am working to create documentary videos that highlight the beautiful people who find themselves in vulnerable situations around the world" says Ted Willis. Several days a week, he'll be posting travel videos on YouTube - Yep, we found a millennial traveler who's documenting every part of his journey with advice and tips on how to expand your penny and travel like a local. If you aren't already following along on social - You know what to do...  

Photography + Video by Ted Willis

 

This Videographer Quit His Day Job And Is Crossing Off Every Travel Goal On His Bucket List

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What Happens When A Wedding Showcase Turns Into A Highly Anticipated Party?
The Venue Report
REPORT
No. 27143
VENUE:
Bently Reserve
LOCATION:
San Francisco, California
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Wedding Showcase
Cream of the Crop
San Francisco
REPORTER: The Venue Report

As a longstanding event industry insider, I have been lucky enough to know bada** lady bosses Paige Appel and Kelly Harris of Bash Please for almost a decade. I'll never forget the very first Cream event they threw many moons ago and I have since watched it grow to epic proportions where the 'cream of the crop' gather in the event industry. Yes, The CREAM is a curated experiential event, showcasing the most innovative and creative people working in weddings . In fact, The Venue Report has even been lucky enough to have been invited to be a part of The CREAM in the past. 

How did these girl bosses come up with the idea? Paige Appel and Kelly Harris of event design sensation, Bash Please, founded the CREAM event in 2010 after seeing a void in the wedding market. They wanted to take the traditional ballroom wedding fair and turn it into a fun party where vendors could think outside the standard 8x8 box. They knew vendors and couples alike were seeking a curated wedding showcase highlighting the raddest people in the industry - gone are the days of bland ballroom fairs. #GENIUS

Photography: Max Wagner

 

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