FAQ — Frequently Asked Questions
Do you offer a discount to service men and women?
Yes, please ask us about our discount!
Can I come see the barn?
Yes! Rustic Gatherings barn is located on the Leonard’s family farm so we ask that you call to make an appointment.
How many guests will Rustic gatherings accommodate?
The wedding barn will accommodate 152 guest (seated) plus the wedding party head table.
Are tables and chairs included in the barn rental?
Yes! We have wooden farm tables for use in the barn as well as several 8′ and 6′ Lifetime tables. We also have 4 60″ round Lifetime tables for the attached patio.
We have white wood padded seat folding chairs and white Lifetime folding chairs available for your use.
Is there anything else included in the price of the barn rental?
Yes! We have various rustic and unique decorations available for your use. A few of our available items are wood slices, lanterns, table runners, whiskey barrels, signs, and many more items.
What type of floor is in the barn?
What type of bathrooms does the barn have?
Rustic Gatherings has new indoor bathroom facilities that are ADA compliant.
Is the barn climate controlled?
We have radiant heated floors for the cooler weather. At this time we do not have AC. Portable AC units can be rented from an outside vendor.
Is there electricity at the barn?
Yes, we have several outlets throughout the barn.
Is there onsite parking?
At this time we have a designated parking area in the field across the lane in front of the barn. We have parking spaces available in front of parking area for elderly and handicap.
Does the barn allow smoking?
Yes, there are 2 designated smoking areas outside the barn.
How long do we have for the rehearsal?
Saturday weddings – you will have 3 hours on Friday (5-8 pm) for your rehearsal and decorating of the barn.
Sunday weddings – you will have 1 hour on Thursday for rehearsal. This will be scheduled for 6 pm or 7 pm.
How do I reserve my date?
To secure your date, you will need to sign a contract and pay 25% of rental fee. The other 3 payments will be spread out paid in full two months prior to wedding date.
What is Special Event Insurance?
Special Event Liability and Property Damage Insurance is designed to indemnify the event host from certain types of claims that could arise from your event. Rustic Gatherings requires the certificate to be provided to us 30 days prior to your event. You may purchase it from homeowners and renter insurance companies. WedSafe.com offers event insurance for $175.00
What are my catering options?
Rustic Gatherings has a list of local vendors who we highly recommend, however you are not required to use them. You may choose your own caterer or self-serve your event.
Can we have alcohol?
Rustic Gatherings does not hold a liquor license. If you want to serve beer, wine, and campaign at your reception, you will need to obtain a Temporary Beer and Wine Permit and hire a bartender. Host Liquor Liability will need to be added to the one day Special Event Insurance.
Are there any restrictions concerning music?
We want to be respectful of our neighbors. DJ’s and live music must be kept at a reasonable sound level.
What can we toss as the newlyweds depart?
We asked that you use birdseed’s, fresh flower pedals or bubbles. Please let us know if you wish to use something else.
Do you have animals at the barn?
Yes, Rustic Gatherings property is home to 6 horses year round and several cows come to stay during the summer. Our horses’ names are Strawbaby, Gus, Max, Red, Remark, Belle, and Tidbit!