Choosing a wedding venue can be a daunting task. Catering, décor, rentals, dance floor – there are many factors to consider that can make planning this major milestone overwhelming! Relax. We’ve rounded up a few venues that have weddings down to a science. Plus, they’re downright gorgeous.
Beauty and luxury await you behind the gates of Sherwood Country Club. Lush green hills dotted with ancient oaks and roses set the scene for a romantic landscape complete with mountain views. The Georgian-style main clubhouse boasts a dramatic entryway, private dining rooms, spectacular terraces and a stunning ballroom that overlooks the golf course and mountains. The grounds offer several exquisite wedding settings. From sprawling manicured lawns to serene trickling waterfalls, the club’s talented team can create your dream look at Sherwood Country Club!
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Framed by views of Malibou Lake and surrounding mountains, Malibou Lake Mountain Club is the perfect place to say yes to forever with the one you love. Large or small, intimate or open, quiet or festive – weddings at Malibou Lake can be configured for a Southern California dream ceremony and reception. Twelve tall French doors open to a gently sloping lawn bordered by stately eucalyptus and pine trees. Boasting 15-foot ceilings, the spacious ballroom lets in both sunlight and moonlight for guests to dance beneath.
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Oak Canyon Ranch is a scenic and secluded treasure. A unique blend of country and mountain spaces, the venue’s open, majestic landscapes lend way to magnificent views. The property consists of 48 acres of matured oak trees, numerous buildings (including a large reception hall and lodge), small cottages for staging and dressing, and plenty of convenient parking nestled in the picturesque Santa Monica Mountains. With its elegant interior and rustic exterior, Oak Canyon Ranch is another perfect place to host the wedding of your dreams.
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If you’re an 805 or 818 foodie, we need you! “California Dream Eater,” sponsored by Visit California, is asking for plate photo submissions for their new ‘eatertainment’ series. Help us spread the word that Conejo Valley has some of the best places to eat in Southern California.
Who is the California Dream Eater? Chase Ramsey is a guy who proudly, passionately and hilariously eats the best things in California on behalf of foodies everywhere. You can view Chase’s previous eating adventures on YouTube and Instagram.
How to submit a photo: California Dream Eater is currently accepting submissions for Chase’s Southern California tour in October 2015–yes, this year–so send your submissions now!
1. Take a photo following these guidelines
- Amateur-style photos, could have been taken by Chase himself
- Un-edited/filtered images
- Original, not previously shared by another social profile
- Capture a sense of place whenever possible
- No people, hands or dining partners in image foreground
- Capture the full plate in frame; avoid super close-up images
- People acceptable in the background/out of focus
2. Tag your photo @CaliforniaDreamEater and use #DreamEats. Don’t forget to tag the restaurant that you are eating at and Conejo Valley by including @VisitConejoValley and #catchyourbreath.
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To demonstrate its commitment to providing guests with the highest quality accommodations, Homewood Suites by Hilton Agoura Hills has just completed a major renovation. Improvements were made to the lobby, guest rooms, business center, fitness room and meeting space. The lodge, where the hotel serves a complimentary full breakfast buffet and evening reception with beer and wine Monday through Thursday, also received a renovation. The three-story, 125-suite hotel is the launching pad for Southern California business or vacation travel. Located off the 101 Freeway in Conejo Valley, Homewood Suites by Hilton is a scenic drive away from Malibu beaches and vineyards. For more information, visit http://homewoodsuites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/california/homewood-suites-by-hilton-agoura-hills-AGOHWHW/index.html.
Located in the rolling hills of the Santa Monica Mountains in Conejo Valley, Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel has just completed a $6 million renovation. Guests will enjoy the modern yet comfortable feel of the hotel’s refreshed public areas, including Share restaurant, Liquid Lounge, the lobby and the grand ballroom. Pops of rich color blend perfectly with the gleaming wood accents, complementing the boutique style and resort-like amenities of the hotel. The property’s guest accommodations have also received a facelift including the 280 guest rooms; all suites and corridors; the fitness center; and the outdoor heated pool. Guest rooms provide a relaxing haven with a neutral, earthy color palate and crisp white bedding. For more information, visit http://www.sheratonagourahills.com/.