Your Elegant County Wedding Destination                Between Richmond and Charlottesville VA




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A Cake to Remember  See Kara's creations and check out Kara's blog.  Learn what to look for when shopping for a cake.

Katherine's Confections  Lots of flavors, lots of fillings and gourmet flavor combinations too!

Pearl's Cupcake Shoppe  Pearl's Cupcake Shoppe was founded by Laura Condrey and Laurie Blakey. Laura and Laurie offer Newstead brides over fifty flavors of cupcakes.


Reverand Elisheva Clegg.  Elisheva and her husband, Wade, provide personalized wedding ceremonies.  Elisheva is an interfaith minister and speaks English, her native German,  and three other languages.  Her soft-spoken Munich accent,  graceful demeanor and personalized message add a special touch.  Email:

John Edward Mehfoud, Civil Celebrant and retired Justice of the Peace, offers a beautiful ceremony for a modest fee.  Email:


m henry design foral art  for beautiful, cost effective Bridal Bouquets and arrangements see Mary Henry at 161 Columbia Road, Cartersville VA 23027 804-375-9452 email:

Vogue Flowers  Voted #1 florist in Richmond for over 13 consecutive years by local media surveys.  


HotCakes  Lisa McEwan's attention to detail and capable, personable staff ensure good food and good service.  Lisa thinks of everything!

Edwards Catering  A family offering an outstanding combination of delicious food, beautiful presentation, superb service, and meticulous attention to detail for over thirty years.

Juanita's Richmond Arrangements 1007 Lafayette Street, Richmond, VA 23221-1156  804.921.3379


Bell Arte String Quartet can provide anything from a single musician (trumpet, violin or....) to the whole enchilada! 

Eve Watters and The Celtic Harp provide an ethereal experience to the listener of music and storytelling too.  Make your party special...add Eve's storytelling to your entertainment!

Suzanne Tarr  is one of the best strolling violinists you'll ever have the privilege to enjoy!  Celtic music is her specialty.

Jan Kessler on piano always makes your occasion a party to remember. 804.262.9204


Hayes & Fisk The Art of Photography offers a full line of portraiture and candid photography. Jamie Hayes, an award-winning photographer on both state and national levels, has traveled all over the country creating unique and stunning portraiture. Mary Fisk-Taylor is an award- winning and nationally-noted photojournalist.

William Walker Photography is based in Charlottesville VA.  Will  is an an award-winning photographer serving Central Virginia and Washington DC.


Down Under Limousine  Serving Virginia in the Richmond and Charlottesville Areas


Bear Creek State Park

Cumberland, Virginia

Best Western Plus Crossroads Inn & Suites

135 Wood Ridge Terrace, Zion Crossroads, Virginia 22942-6966
Phone: 540/832-1700 | Fax: 540/832-1854

Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa/Short Pump

12042 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23233 (804) 364-3600

Richmond Marriott West

4240 Dominion Blvd, Glen Allen, VA 23060 (804) 965-9500

Things To Do

Monticello  Visit Thomas Jefferson's Monticello.  Just 39 miles from Newstead. 

Ash Lawn-Highland is the home of James Monroe, fifth president of the United States, and is located in Charlottesville, Virginia. Ash Lawn-Highland is owned and operated by The College of William and Mary, Monroe's alma mater..

James Madison's Montpelier  Montpelier was the lifelong home of James Madison, president of the United States, Father of the Constitution, and architect of the Bill of Rights. The 2,650-acre estate is nestled in the rolling Blue Ridge Mountains, four miles south of Orange, Virginia.

Other Links

 The US Wedding Directory

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Carol Carper, Certified Wedding Planner, is webmaster  

and owner/manager of Newstead On The James LLC

an event destination venue located halfway between Richmond and Charlottesville VA.  

Contact Carol at 804.375.3666 or email




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