Event & Wedding Venue 
Raleigh, Durham, Cary and surrounding NC Area

The Sutherland was originally an 18th century estate in Wake Forest, NC. Today, the estate can be found on the National Registry of Historic Places as it continues to serve the local community as an elegant wedding venue and corporate events space. Our property has created the perfect romantic atmosphere for that special day for couples all over North Carolina. 

The Sutherland is situated in a beautiful garden setting with oaks, magnolias, and pines all around. Our picturesque garden is the perfect location for outdoor ceremonies, whether for a wedding or a corporate event. We also feature our newly remodeled pavilion for special events in an enclosed space. Our venue allows us to host events all year long. We are a leading wedding and corporate event venue for the Raleigh, Durham, and Cary, NC area.

Event Coordinators & Direction

Corporate Event Venue Durham, NC
Ashlee Adams, a North Carolina native, is one of The Sutherland partners and is the Special Events Director. In our seven years of operation, she has planned and coordinated weddings, galas, parties, and corporate and charity events. She started her undergraduate studies at the College of Charleston and continued her education at Meredith College where she received her degree. Ashlee has the passion, creative drive and expertise to make each event unique and memorable. She is highly recommended by her peers and previous clients due to her attention to detail and ability to work in almost any situation that arises.
Corporate Event Venue Cary, NC
Gayle Adams, partner and Special Events Planner for over 20 years, is a North Carolina native and a graduate of East Carolina University. Her event planning history has included weddings, parties, charity events, and corporate functions. Gayle’s experience, vision, attention to detail, and love for the event are what drive her to ensure each occasion is perfect in execution and presentation.
Wedding Venue Raleigh, NC
Jennifer Jones, partner and marketing director, has 15 years of experience in this field. She is a Raleigh, NC native and a graduate of North Carolina State University with a business management/marketing degree. Her career began in advertising with one of the leading ad agencies in the state and has continued to excel in marketing with additional years in retail marketing and corporate planning. Jennifer’s unique skills in these areas bring to The Sutherland a special talent for understanding individual needs, which ensures the success of your event.
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