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How Big of a Wedding Ceremony Venue Do You Need?

Everyone who has planned a wedding knows that there are a lot of things to consider. Some details like having glamorous flowers, a colorful cake, or wearing designer suits are completely optional. However, there is one vital element that you can’t skip – a venue. Here in Raleigh and Cary, NC there are lots of …

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Setting up for a wedding ceremony

 Outdoor Wedding Dos and Don’ts

Are you planning an outdoor wedding? When considering an outdoor wedding, there are a few key dos and don’ts that you should consider. We have developed a list of important tips to help you plan a successful outdoor wedding. First, let’s review the benefits of having an outdoor wedding. More couples are opting for outdoor …

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Wedding Venue at The Matthews House for your special day!

Why Pick The Matthews House as Your Venue

When it comes to special events and wedding venues in Raleigh and Durham, no place beats The Matthews House. Boasting a serene backdrop, conveniently located in downtown Cary, neatly manicured lawns, and ready-to-use indoor/outdoor venues any event is guaranteed to be memorable.  Many clients have hosted weddings, anniversaries, conferences, graduation parties, corporate meetings, baby showers, …

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Announcing PROHIBITIVE: a weekday hideaway cocktail bar in Downtown Cary

It all started when, after a day of working at The Matthews House, Sarah would make herself a cocktail and unwind on the house’s long, wrap-around porch. It was quiet and serene to drink among the gardens, occasionally punctuated by the train whistle that’s become a trademark of Downtown Cary. “This is so nice,” she …

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The Matthews House table set for the big day

Rehearsal Dinners: What Are They and How to Prepare

Rehearsal dinners are a time for friends and family to come together before a wedding to plan how everything will work, shake off jitters, and get the party started by honoring the bride’s closest and most distinguished guests and groom. The Matthews House is a fantastic place to consider if you are looking for a …

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