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Your wedding day. Without a doubt, it's one of the most significant events you will ever experience - when you and the love of your life officially seal the deal and get married. On this day, your friends and family will gather to celebrate the next step in your life. Photographers will be running around snapping photos, catering plates delicious food for guests to enjoy, and the DJ sets the mood for a night of fun and libation. You've worked extra hard to make everything look perfect and run smoothly. You have examined every moving part down to the tiniest detail. At the center of all your effort is your wedding venue in Manning, SC.

Your event space can mean the difference between an unforgettable event and an average occasion. Capturing your uniqueness as a couple is paramount to a memorable wedding. But, without the right venue location and staff, your unforgettable event can turn into a painfully average occasion. Fortunately, at Abney Hall, you won't ever have to worry about dingy reception spaces and crummy chow halls.

Constructed in Manning, SC, in 1962, Abney Hall is 15,000 square feet and sits on 500 acres of land, making it a large wedding venue unlike any other. Abney Hall was originally the home of Mrs. Josephine Abney, a Manning native who was a lifelong philanthropist. Mrs. Abney devoted much of her time and effort towards supporting charities, educational institutions, hospitals, and other noble efforts. Today, Abney Hall stands tall as a symbol of love, both in our community and for the couples who choose to get married here.

Abney Hall is an exclusive event experience unlike any other, surrounded by verdant forests and sparkling ponds. Our venue is a natural fit for several occasions, including:

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The Top Wedding Venue in Manning, SC

The beginning of your life starts at Abney Hall. With our team by your side, we can create the fairy tale wedding you have dreamed about since childhood. Whether you have 100 guests or 1,000, our waterfront ceremony locations and French-inspired courtyard are perfect for your big day. Celebrate in luxurious style surrounded by shady magnolia trees, a private forest, large ponds, and the beauty of Mother Nature. While our venue location and aesthetic have been praised far and wide, so too have the practical aspects of Abney Hall. Looking for a relaxing, comfortable spot for your bridal party to get ready in? We offer an entire floor in the Abney Hall residence to get the bridal party ready. Want to make your groomsman feel extra-special too? We've got a private, plush house just feet from a sparkling pond that is a proper hangout spot for the guys in your group.

To make life easier on you, we also offer Abney Hall as your go-to spot for rehearsal dinners. Why book an expensive restaurant or travel to another location when unmatched beauty and convenience are right at your fingertips? Abney Hall is just the place for that very important dinner the night before your big day. We are also happy to host your bridal shower at Abney Hall. Our venue makes for one of Manning's most unique bridal shower settings, where your family and friends can gather to give gifts and be merry before you walk down the aisle.

With such a large, magnificent house and a vast property, Abney Hall also makes for an unforgettable location for your bridal portraits and other wedding-related photography needs. Don't take our word for it - book a tour and see for yourself why so many new brides and grooms choose Abney Hall as their wedding venue in Manning.

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What Sets Abney Hall Apart from Other Wedding Venues in Manning?

You've already found the person you want to spend the rest of your life beside. The next step? Finding the perfect wedding venue for your ceremony, reception, and celebration of your lifelong commitment to one another. Remember, the backdrop for photos, dancing, eating, and all other activities will be at your wedding venue. That's why we work so hard to set Abney Hall apart from our competitors - so you and your guests can focus on love and living your new life while we work with your vendors and photographers to make your magic night a reality.

Here are just a few reasons why guests choose Abney Hall as their wedding venue in Manning, SC, along with some helpful tips from our experienced wedding venue staff:

Venue Size

Choosing the appropriate-sied venue for your desired guest count is a critical decision. A venue's capacity affects the number of people you need to consider having at your ceremony and reception. As you're first starting out, we recommend having a guest count in mind as you're searching for the right venue. Try to stick with that number. You may fall in love with a particular venue, but if its max capacity can't accommodate your guest count, it may be time to cross them off your list.

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Keep in mind that this is your big day. You shouldn't feel obligated to invite the college roommate you shared a dorm with for one semester. At the end of the day, your wedding venue should be one that can accommodate those closest to you. Abney Hall is equipped for both small and large weddings, consisting of 500 acres of forest, ponds, and lush natural beauty. Whether you want an intimate wedding with only your best friends or a grand ceremony with hundreds of people, we have the right amount of room to make you comfortable.

Location and Nearby Lodging

On your big day, you're likely to have friends and family traveling in from other parts of the state or country. These folks will need a place to stay during and even after your wedding. Accessibility and ease are important factors when it comes to choosing your wedding venue for both you and your guests.

Located in Manning, SC, Abney Hall is situated in a memorable, natural setting, giving your wedding a private vibe in the midst of Mother Nature. While we pride ourselves on having a secluded wedding event space, our venue is within an easy driving distance of hotels and vacation rentals.

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When you contact us for a tour, make sure to speak with our experienced venue manager about nearby hotels and shuttle service options. We understand that your guest's comfort and convenience are important, and we're happy to work with you to figure out the best way to get your guests to Abney Hall.

Venue Staff

At Abney Hall, our staff has earned its reputation as one of the industry's most friendly, accessible teams. We will provide you with a purpose-minded point of contact that can help answer questions relating to timelines, preferred vendors, and every aspect of your wedding. When you tour our wedding venue in Manning, SC, for the first time, we want you to feel like you have all the information you need to make an informed purchasing decision.

We would be happy to go over:
  • Venue Pricing
  • Ceremony Specifics
  • Reception Specifics
  • Catering Possibilities
  • Decorating Possibilities
  • Entertainment Options
  • Photography and Photo Opportunities
  • Venue Amenities
  • Bridal Party Needs
  • Groomsman Needs

At Abney Hall, our goal is to be your first resource when it comes to setting up and coordinating the details of your wedding day.

Decor

When it comes to your wedding's decor, you probably already have a few ideas in mind. We love it when our brides and grooms have a vision in mind because one of our greatest joys is turning that vision into a reality. At Abney Hall, our team is available to help you and your decorator fit, accent, and accommodate your fairy-tale wedding - whatever that may be.

Are you looking to dress up your wedding with decorations galore? Just want to add a few accents that tie into your preferred color palette? Abney Hall is versatile and ready to help however we are able.

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If you're thinking about bringing in your own greenery, lighting, floral pieces, and more, we recommend discussing your vision with us on your initial tour of our event space. That way, we can get a head start on making your big day exactly how you envision it.

Photo Opportunities

10 years from now, when you and your spouse are celebrating your anniversary, you will pull out photographs from your wedding and will reminisce about the unforgettable time you spent at Abney Hall. Your wedding photos will be with you forever, and as such, we work closely with you and your photographer to suggest extra-special photo op spots that you can only find on Abney Hall grounds.

From the grand staircase and French-inspired courtyard to our manicured gardens and lovely pond, there is no shortage of photo-op locations for your photographer to choose from. As one of the most popular wedding venues in Manning, SC, we have worked with dozens of photographers over the years.

Our experience has allowed us to cultivate a list of preferred photographers - all of whom have the talent to take your pictures to the next level in a setting they're familiar with. We encourage you to check out our gallery to get a sense of the scope of our wedding venue and gain inspiration from other happy couples.

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The gallery on our website is extensive but be sure to check out our Facebook and Instagram pages as well. We keep our social pages updated with recent wedding photographs, giving you an incredible resource that you can use for your own photography purposes.

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The Premier Corporate Event Venue in Manning, SC

Abney Hall is known across the United States for our stunning weddings, but we also play host to some of the largest corporate events in South Carolina. Why choose a bland, lifeless meeting space when you can enjoy the beauty of Mother Nature coupled with a professional atmosphere? If you have an important team-building event or corporate conference that you have to coordinate, look no further than Abney Hall.

The epitome of class and style, our corporate event space is large, lavish, and chock-full of onsite amenities for you and your co-workers to enjoy. If your team needs a morale boost, don't bring them to the local Olive Garden for a cheap lunch. Treat them to a refreshing experience in our main dining room, where we can work with you to incorporate your catering options with the goals of your event.

When the hard work is done, and your team needs a breather, what better way to relax than with a quick dip in our pool? To burn off a little steam, head over to our brand-new tennis court - the perfect place to get some exercise in an ultra-private setting while you enjoy the sights and sounds of nature. Don't forget to bring your fishing poles for a couple of hours of fishing. There's even an opportunity to go hunting if you wish.

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If you're ready to learn more about Abney Hall as your wedding venue, don't hesitate to reach out. We would love to hear more about your plans, your vision, and your needs. We know that planning a wedding isn't easy. It takes time, attention to detail, and a whole lot of patience. Our goal is to help provide you with all the info you need to learn more about our venue. Once you decide on a date, we'll work closely with you and your vendors to craft a wedding experience that you will treasure for the rest of your life.

Our available dates for your big day are going quick, especially during peak seasons like spring and fall. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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Latest News in Manning, SC

Arch Manning gives big hint on football future: ‘Best college town’

Arch Manning has Georgia on his mind.The quarterback prodigy gave a potential hint to which way he is leaning as his college recruitment is reaching a fevered pitch.“Athens is probably the best college town I’ve ever been to,” Manning told On3 Monday of his multiple visits to Georgia, which is among the favorites to land the 18-year-old ...

Arch Manning has Georgia on his mind.

The quarterback prodigy gave a potential hint to which way he is leaning as his college recruitment is reaching a fevered pitch.

“Athens is probably the best college town I’ve ever been to,” Manning told On3 Monday of his multiple visits to Georgia, which is among the favorites to land the 18-year-old nephew of NFL quarterback legends Peyton and Eli Manning and grandson of Ole Miss legend, Archie Manning Sr.

Manning is the No. 1 recruit in the 2023 class as he prepares to lead his school, Isidore Newman, in his upcoming senior season. He spoke highly of the defending national champs.

“I love [Georgia] coach Kirby [Smart] and he’s a real normal guy, a great coach,” said Manning, whose most recent visit to Georgia was in March. “Georgia, the takeaway from practice there, is that they have athletes all over the field, especially on the defensive line. They have some studs and it shows: They had 15 players drafted.”

Nelson Stewart, Manning’s coach at Isidore Newman, said in March that Manning has gotten to know Georgia offensive coordinator Todd Monken and has a “good relationship” with the Bulldogs’ coaching staff.

“If I was ready I’d commit right now, I would, so I’m just waiting,” Manning said. “I want to get through this spring with this new offense and new coaches [at Newman], so after spring I’m gonna see about the official visits.”

Manning also attended the Bulldogs’ victory against South Carolina last fall. The quarterback also visited Alabama and Texas this Spring — two other schools near the top of his list.

Last month, Manning reportedly made a surprise visit to the University of Virginia, where his sister is currently enrolled. His mother, Ellen and his aunt, Ashley are also Cavaliers alums.

Right now, Manning is focused on spring practice. He has not yet scheduled any future college visits, his coach Nelson Stewart told the Athens Banner-Herald Monday, though he hopes to visit Florida and LSU sometime this summer.

Manning threw for 1,371 yards with 17 touchdowns and just four interceptions in seven games for the Greenies last season. He also rushed for 310 yards and five touchdowns.

Auto Insurance Summerville SC Agency Expands Services

The independent agency provides coverage that equates to peace of mind for its clients. The agency has quality options to help clients take care of their assets.Manning Insurance Services, LLC and Scott Manning are pleased to announce that their auto insurance Summerville SC options have been expanded. Because Manning is an independent agency, its coverage is not limited to a single carrier. The independent insurance agency offers a variety of insu...

The independent agency provides coverage that equates to peace of mind for its clients. The agency has quality options to help clients take care of their assets.

Manning Insurance Services, LLC and Scott Manning are pleased to announce that their auto insurance Summerville SC options have been expanded. Because Manning is an independent agency, its coverage is not limited to a single carrier. The independent insurance agency offers a variety of insurance products to choose from. For most clients, cars are the second most expensive asset, right behind the home. A vehicle is the source of transportation, and typically, owners spend a lot of time in it. When a vehicle is damaged or stolen, or when there is property damage or injuries, the owners need the right coverage.

The vehicle insurance agency provides many options and detailed explanations to help the clients determine what is right for them. Avoiding taking chances with the car insurance policy is best managed by an auto insurance company with experience. The agency works with each client to ensure that the best options are presented and that the choice can be made with full knowledge.

Additional details are available at https://www.manninginsuranceservices.com/.

Summerville clients choose the Manning agency for various reasons. They include experience, integrity, and various options for insurance coverage. In addition to Summerville, the agency services surrounding areas, including Myrtle Beach, Greenville, Mount Pleasant, Ladson, and Charleston. In selecting the coverage with the best price and value, Scott Manning ensures that the policy is the best fit financially and practically.

The goal of Manning Insurance Services is to serve with integrity and honesty. The agency exclusively partners with financially sound and highly rated insurance companies to help match clients with the insurance products that are best fitted to their needs. Some coverage includes policies for homeowners, automobiles, flood, condos, renters, business, marine, wind, and hail policies. The clients are provided with detailed explanations of the coverage. A free, no-obligation quote is available for the asking.

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Manning Insurance Services, LLC offers quality options for customers throughout the Summerville area. As an independent agency, the best options can be selected for the specific needs of the client.

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Top rated QB prospect Arch Manning: 'Athens is probably the best college town'

Spring practice began in New Orleans Monday and the most sought after football prospect talked to media for the first time since his basketball season ended.Arch Manning, who is the No. 1 recruit in the 2023 recruiting class, started...

Spring practice began in New Orleans Monday and the most sought after football prospect talked to media for the first time since his basketball season ended.

Arch Manning, who is the No. 1 recruit in the 2023 recruiting class, started his final spring football season at Isidore Newman. The talented quarterback talked with On3 national recruiting analyst Sam Spiegelman and opened up about his recruitment, which heavily includes Georgia.

"Athens is probably the best college town I’ve ever been to," Manning said. "I love coach Kirby (Smart) and he’s a real normal guy, a great coach. Georgia, the takeaway from practice there, is that they have athletes all over the field, especially on the defensive line. They have some studs and it shows: they had 15 players drafted."

Manning has visited Athens on multiple occasions, most recently in mid-March and also attended Georgia's victory against South Carolina in the fall. This spring he also visited Alabama and Texas. While those three are the expected favorites to land Manning, he's also hoping to get to Florida and LSU for visits this summer.

As has been the case throughout his recruitment, Manning is taking his time with his decision. He's focused on spring practice and hasn't scheduled any official visits yet, his coach Nelson Stewart told the Athens Banner-Herald Monday.

"If I was ready I’d commit right now I would, so I’m just waiting," Manning said. “I want to get through this spring with this new offense and new coaches (at Newman), so after spring I’m gonna see about the official visits.”

More:Three more 2023 QBs are off the board. Where does Georgia football turn for their play caller?

McClain Baxley is a recruiting reporter for the Athens Banner-Herald and the USA TODAY Network. Reach him by email at mbaxley@onlineathens.com or on Twitter at @mcclainbaxley.

Local author releases book

Quincy Epp’s, a native of the Manning, South Carolina area, has recently published his first book, beginning his series. Throughout his artistic career and path, Epp’s has always imagined himself as a book author. He is an author as well as a talented artist.“It’s been a part of my creative journey.” When asked if he had ever considered publishing a book, “Everything in the creative world I am a part of.”Epp’s is passionate about the arts and the creative world. Writing is a signi...

Quincy Epp’s, a native of the Manning, South Carolina area, has recently published his first book, beginning his series. Throughout his artistic career and path, Epp’s has always imagined himself as a book author. He is an author as well as a talented artist.

“It’s been a part of my creative journey.” When asked if he had ever considered publishing a book, “Everything in the creative world I am a part of.”

Epp’s is passionate about the arts and the creative world. Writing is a significant element of Epp’s daily life as well as his computer and information technology career. Epp’s takes pleasure in motivating individuals around him to learn more about their craft and how to include and network with others. He took his own advice and in the year 2022 he published his first book, which is titled “Vel & The Mango Tree.” The newly released book, which he illustrated, and wrote a song for, has been a wonderful and joyful process for him. The book is available on Amazon for $9.99, and Epp’s is currently working on getting his book published as an e-book. The description on Amazon for the book reads: “A little girl named Vel embarks on an adventurous journey to her favorite mango tree, the only mango tree standing for miles around. A journey filled with surprises and fantasies. You don’t want to miss this fun read, appropriate for all ages! Beautiful and immersive images that make adults become children again. Come join Vel for a tasty treat, she’s on her way to the mango tree! Mango mango mango tree, come along and follow me, a tasty treat and lots of fun. Come along everyone!”

Epp’s has greatly enjoyed the entire creative process of his book, as well as the story, plot, and illustrations. He intends to continue his series with Vel & The Mango Tree, which is set to be released this fall. Epp’s future goals and plans include the possibility of turning his book into an animated film that could be picked up by Disney.

“That’s a project I’d really love to make happen, “said Epp’s on his future goals and plans.

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Camp Happy Days back to In-Person

Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, Camp Happy Days has been unable to hold their full in-person camp for the past few years. However, Camp Happy Days will be in full swing this year, in July 2022, and they are overjoyed to be able to host their annual camp in person. Each year, Camp Happy Days, in collaboration with Camp Bob Cooper, creates a theme for children ages 4 to 16 who have cancer. Volunteers who care for each child while he or she attends camps ensure that each child’s individual needs are met by organized programs. This year&rsqu...

Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, Camp Happy Days has been unable to hold their full in-person camp for the past few years. However, Camp Happy Days will be in full swing this year, in July 2022, and they are overjoyed to be able to host their annual camp in person. Each year, Camp Happy Days, in collaboration with Camp Bob Cooper, creates a theme for children ages 4 to 16 who have cancer. Volunteers who care for each child while he or she attends camps ensure that each child’s individual needs are met by organized programs. This year’s camp happy days will begin July 3rd-9th, 2022.

Camp Happy days wrote a letter to the community that reads:

Dear Friend of Camp Happy Days,

We are excited to announce the return of Camp Happy Days’ full-fledged, week-long

summer camp for children with cancer and their siblings for 2022. After two years of

modified programs due to Covid-19, and working closely with our medical partners, it is

time to bring back Camp Happy Days as we have always known it!

For 40 years, Camp Happy Days has offered support and encouragement to families

facing pediatric cancer. We serve more than 1,500 kids across South Carolina, through

camp and more than a dozen other year-round programs.

Camp is our largest program, serving more than 250 kids. Camp offers kids a chance to

make friends like them during a week filled with fun and adventure. From fishing and

kayaking to the ropes course and climbing wall, children who have been isolated

because of their illness they are free to just be kids again. We will be at Camp Bob Cooper in Summerton from July 3 - 9. We will also offer a virtual camp, to reach children at home and in the hospital. This year, due to increasing costs and the need for additional medical supplies, our camp budget is more than $400,000. Bill Ellis has been a volunteer and fundraiser with Camp Happy Days for nearly 20 years, and he can share with you why Camp Happy Days means so much to him and to the children we serve. He is seeking donations to help make this life-changing week possible for more than 250 children, and we hope you will join him!

Camp Happy Days is free to the families we serve, so we must raise all of our funds for

camp each year. Many families face a huge financial burden in addition to the emotional

challenges brought on by childhood cancer, and we are grateful for the support this

community has provided to them. Every donation helps us touch one more family facing

a devastating diagnosis of pediatric cancer.

Thank you for your consideration. If you have any questions please reach out to

cindy@camphappydays.com and I would be glad to talk with you

Anyone interested in donating can make a check to: Camp Happy Days or send to Bill Ellis at 1358 Sportsman DR. Manning, SC 29102

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