A Feast for a Family

November 10, 2016

 

Hosting family parties over the holidays can be both a blessing and a curse. It’s wonderful to get everyone together in one place, but sometimes fitting them all into your space makes things a little tight. And no one likes running out of chairs or tables.

 

If you’d rather not set up your family parties in every room of the house, with the “kids’ table” in the farthest reaches and awkward knee plates for latecomers, then consider hosting your family parties outdoors in a tent. With the moderate temperatures in Western North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina, a tent party isn’t all that uncomfortable. It can even be memorable.

 

Specials to Grab Your Attention

The team at Hendersonville Tents is pleased to announce a holiday special that just might settle your mind about the costs involved in renting equipment for your holiday family parties. Select either:

 

Intimate Gathering package for 12 people at $150
OR
Large Gathering package for 30 people for $300

 

The Intimate Gathering Package includes:

  • Two 6-foot serving tables with linens

  • Two 6-foot banquet tables with linens

  • 12 mahogany Chiavari chairs

  • One trash box

The Large Gathering Package includes:

  • Three 8-foot serving tables with linens

  • Five 6-foot banquet tables with linens

  • 30 mahogany Chiavari chairs

  • One trash box

Please call 828-693-1800 to reserve your party equipment!

 

Under the Big Tent

A tent in your backyard or a nearby field adds a touch of gaiety to special holiday occasions. Decorate for the day without having to mess up your entire house. The pros at Hendersonville Tents can set up your entire party and tear it down when you’re through.

 

All that’s left for you to do is plan the menu and festivities. Consider a buffet that frees you up and removes the worry. Choose a theme around which the food and games are planned. A few ideas to get your thinking hat in gear include:

  • Movie Time: Set up a big screen with a seasonal movie like Christmas Story or It’s a Wonderful Life. Ask guests to come in period dress. Serve soda fountain drinks and ice cream sundaes. Set up a Christmas tree with angels hanging on it or use a giant leg lamp as the centerpiece of the buffet table. Hand out angel wings or little red BB gun decorations as gag gifts.

  • Christmas Cookies: With a theme set around Christmas cookies, you can’t go wrong. Ask your family members to each bring their best cookies along with the recipe. During your party, get copies made of all the recipes and give a little booklet to the guests as they leave. Serve hot cocoa, coffee and apple cider to go with the snacks.

  • It’s a White Christmas: Even if it doesn’t snow much in the South, you still can give your family parties a white theme. Ask everyone to wear something white. Order your linens in white and make white centerpieces. Decorate a white tree in a corner and go all out by serving only white food! How about a menu that consists of white turkey meat, mashed potatoes and white creamed corn, followed by a white coconut cake and milk?

Enjoy the Season

Kick-start your brain to start thinking about unique ways to celebrate your family parties this year. The team at Hendersonville Tents is here to help with whatever you need. Just be sure to call well in advance to place your orders.

And have the most wonderful holiday season.

 

 

Hendersonville Tents Party and Event Rentals is a family-owned and operated company. 2016 marks the 32nd anniversary of providing tents, tables, chairs, dance floors, pipe and drapes, tableware, games, specialty lighting, PA systems… everything you need to host a memorable outdoor event. Hendersonville Tents provides a personal touch to your party. Whatever your needs, Hendersonville Tents has got you covered.

 

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