The Cowan Experience

$255 per guest,
100 guest minimum

Facility Rental

  • Full set up & break down
  • Use of the Magnolia Suite & Georgian Lounge during set up hours
  • 1 hour rehearsal
  • Custom floor plan
  • Built-in custom bar
  • 200 black Charivari
  • Two story cover patio with multi-level fireplace
  • Table for guest seating (60in round and 8ft)
  • Hi-top tables
  • Large catering kitchen
  • Convenient parking for guests
  • Access to Cowan Golf Cart
  • Your Choice of Arbor Rental

Bar Package

  • Beer & Wine
  • Liquor
  • Upgrades available for cocktail package or A La Carte options

10 Hour Time Block

  • 4 hour set up, 5 hour event time, 1 hour clean up


  • 1 Initial Planning Meeting upon booking
  • Planning Timeline
  • Day of Timeline
  • 1 Food Tasting Appointment
  • 1 Final Site Walk Appointment at Venue
  • Day of Event Direction
  • Vendor referrals
  • Custom Floorplan


  • Design overview meeting upon event booking
  • Development of design style, theme, color plan
  • Sourcing of all decor elements and supplies
  • Basic rental or disposable containers for floral items
  • 1 final design meeting
  • Table Numbers, Mirror bases as needed and basic candles
  • 1-larger pillar candle or up to 5 small tumbler candles/tables
  • Installation and tear down of décor included in your package (Extra items and labor for specialty installs quoted upon request)
  • Generous floral allowance
  • Discount on specialty linens and rental items from Kristina Eaton Signature Weddings

Food Services

  • Custom menu created by our In-House Chef
  • Full Dinner Service Including:
  • Choice of two Appetizers
  • Fresh Salad
  • Choice of Two Entrees
  • Choice of Two side dishes
  • Private tasting
  • China, flatware, & glassware
  • Table linens


  • Classic beauty and simple elegance -
  • Smooth sides, simple textures, dainty scrollwork, satin ribbons, monogram
  • All flavor and filling choices available
  • Buttercream or cream cheese icing


  • 1 on-site Venue Manager
  • 1 Catering Chef
  • 4 Catering Staff Members
  • 2 Bar Staff Members
  • 1 Security Officer

~ ~ We also offer A La Carte Packages ~ ~


Kristina Eaton is an award-winning planner and event stylist with over 30 years of experience in all areas of the event industry. Her weddings have been regularly featured in wedding publications as well as many national bridal blogs. Kristina has received awards for Best Modern Style Planner and Best Luxury Planner from Modern Luxury Weddings group as well as numerous other nominations. Kristina Eaton Signature Weddings is a boutique style event planning and styling company, focusing on personalized service and attention to detail. Kristina has worked closely with The Cowan Historic Mill to create intimate and personalized designs for our clients. From vintage, to traditional, to contemporary, to unique, Kristina believes that each event should reflect the personality and style of each couple and works to create a memorable experience for their family and friends. Her expertise allows each couple to relax and enjoy the months leading up to their event as well as the Big Day!


Sam and Rosco’s restaurant and catering company is a family-owned business that has been creating delicious memories for clients since 1997. Co-owner and Head Chef, Rosco Sayyer, works closely with each couple to create delicious menus for their wedding. Chef Sayyer’s extensive love of travel and styles of cuisine gives couples a huge variety of food styles and service options. Sam and Rosco’s approaches each event by listening to the client’s vision, tastes, strategic needs and budget. They provide customized recommendations for each client. A private tasting with the Chef allows each couple to provide feedback and adjust their menu to their personal preferences. From heavy hors d’oeuvres to buffets, Sam and Rosco’s will work with you to accommodate your guests needs and provide gracious service for your event!


In the 28 years that local cake artist, Sara Hardy Williams, has been baking her delicious wedding cakes, she has had the pleasure of participating in various national Wedding Cake competitions and shows across the country. She has also won numerous awards for her creations. Each item that is baked is customized specifically for each Cowan couple. Sara will provide a private tasting of the many flavors of cake and fillings. Once you have selected your flavor combinations, Sara then discusses your vision and sketches your design, to make your style a reality. In addition to amazing wedding cakes, Sara is a master baker of all things sweet. From homemade cookies, to French macaroons, to decadent chocolate desserts and fresh baked pies, Sara will create a gorgeous and delicious display to tempt your guests.