The July 2012 wedding of Kentucky native Jourdan Fairchild and her husband, Andrew, is featured in the June issue of Country Living magazine. The fashionable fete was a veritable Who's Who of Central Kentucky businesses and people.
The ceremony was held at Georgetown College, where her father, Bill Crouch, is president. Fairchild, a former crafts editor for Country Living, made many of the whimsical decorations.
The reception was at the Headley-Whitney Museum on Old Frankfort Pike. Vases of locally grown flowers were created by Jeremy Rice of House on Walton Avenue. Announcing the newly wedded couples' entrance was longtime Keeneland bugler Bucky Sallee.
More photos and information, including Fairchild's ideas for a DIY wedding, are in the June issue of Country Living and at Countryliving.com.
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Shopping al fresco
Head outside for a little open-air shopping at these annual summer events.
■ The 400 Mile Sale along U.S. 68 and U.S. 641 is June 6 to 9. Yard sales and special events are planned along the way including stops in Maysville, Harrodsburg, Lexington, Paducah and Murray. Go to 400mile.com for info.
■ The 46th annual Summerfair is Friday through Sunday at Coney Island, 13 miles outside Cincinnati, off Interstate 275 at Kellogg Avenue.
The fine arts and crafts fair features more than 300 artists from around the country, live music, food and children's activities. Categories include photography, painting, wood, ceramics, fibers, leather, jewelry and mixed media.
Tickets are $10, cash only, at the gate, and free for ages 12 and younger. Advance one-day or multi-day tickets are available at Summerfair.org. Hours are 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
■ More than 50 artists from 10 states will show and sell their work at A Day in the Country Folk Art Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Morehead Conference Center in Morehead. Admission is $4.
More shopping news
■ H&M, the Swedish fashion retailer that offers stylish clothing and accessories at affordable prices, plans to open a store at Oxmoor Center in Louisville this fall. A company statement said the store will include fashions for men, women, children and plus sizes. This is the second H&M to open in Kentucky. The first is at Florence Mall in Northern Kentucky.
■ Carl Meyers, 111 Clay Avenue, is having a spring clearance. Many items are 30 to 50 percent off. A large selection of spring and summer tops are discounted to $25 to $50 from $200 to $400.