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About Our Services

More than just a venue, when you reserve your wedding at Lake Ashby Farms, you will experience an exclusive property that is laced with southern charm, vintage farm collection, and the dedicated service and expertise of Owner and Event Director, Donna Sue Sanders, to create your ultimate barn wedding experience.

Donna Sue has been building her collection of vintage and antique heirlooms for over 30 years. With a love for old dishes since she was a little girl, she has added over 200 place settings of beautiful mismatched antique china and silverware, as well as an exquisite assortment of vintage linen napkins and table linens to her stunning dining collection offered in select packages at Lake Ashby Farms.
WEB Lauren & Breck Wedding-456 To say the least, Donna Sue’s antique collection is breathtaking! When combined with her natural flare for creating unique, memorable and endearingly elegant country weddings and special events, the results are unmatched. With more than 15 years of experience in event planning & styling, Donna Sue’s extensive background includes leadership roles as Executive Director for Daytona State College Foundation and as Community Affairs Director for the International Speedway Corporation of Daytona Beach, Florida. Always seeking to use her expertise in combination with her love for event planning, she has assisted in numerous charitable organizations and fundraisers, building a well-respected reputation in the Central Florida community.
As part of your wedding venue rental, Donna Sue and her staff will prepare the venue, direct and assist with styling and decorating the space, coordinate the needs of your vendors, arrange for vendor preview visits as needed, as well as coordinate event set-up, tear-down, etc. with each vendor. Please contact us for more information on the services we provide.

Full, Partial & Day of Wedding Planning Services available….

809_edited-1 (2)Lindsey Sanders Preston of Lindsey Preston Weddings & Events is available to assist you with your wedding planning needs. Whether you need full, partial, month of, or day of coordination and planning, Lindsey does the organizing and dirty work of making all actions run according to your plan. As Donna Sue’s only daughter, Lindsey grew up assisting her with events from an early age. It is no surprise that Lindsey completed her undergraduate education in Event Planning/Management, and is flourishing today working full-time for a highly reputable company in the Central Florida area. For specific planning packages or to arrange a meeting with Lindsey to discuss her planning services, please contact her at Lindsey Preston Weddings & Events .