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How can I find when the space is available?
Please check our availability calendar on our website and if the date is open, be sure to email to schedule the date. 

Can I take a tour of the barn? 
Yes, please email us at to schedule a tour. We request that you do not visit without an appointment for your own safety due to farm equipment being used in the area. 

When is the deposit due for my date? 
The deposit is due immediately to reserve your date. Without a deposit, your date is not reserved. Deposits vary; please talk with Bonnie Archer regarding your deposit amount. 

When is the remainder of my bill due?
90 days prior to your event. 

What is included in my rental cost?
The Barn, lawn area, tables and chairs for 100 people (10 tables, 100 chairs), ice machine, bar area, rustic ice chests, café lighting inside and outside, no food or alcohol restrictions (with the exclusion of alcohol insurance), red wagon, restroom, power, and parking. 

Where can I get event insurance if I am serving alcohol? 
One website we have had great success with is: but there is always an option to get the insurance through your private insurance provider. The cost ranges from $30-$150. 

When can I setup? 
Your setup depends on events happening that day or the day before. There will be a staff member to help with setup of tables, chairs, and décor if needed. Be sure to ask Bonnie Archer specific time availability when setting up for your event. 

What are the provisions when decorating? 
We are very flexible in what you can do for decorating. When meeting with Bonnie be sure to ask specific questions regarding décor. 

Where are the outlets? 
There are outlets in the back of the barn on the outside, and near the bar area inside. 

What do I do with the garbage when my event is over?
Be sure to put all garbage in the garbage cans and The Branch and Vine employees will dispose of it from there. 

What is the time limit? 
For a Wedding- there is no time limit 

What are the food requirements? 
We are an open venue- so you are free to hire any catering service or just BBQ yourself! 

Is security required? No, but a Branch & Vine staff member is required to be on site for all weddings.

Is a bartender required? No 

What is the max occupancy?
150 inside 
250 outside 

Do you allow bounce houses, petting zoos and pony rides? 
Yes, by a licensed and insured company.

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