Event Venue

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Renting a Meeting Room: 10 Things to Consider

March 19, 2021

From team retreats to corporate meetings, and from business presentations to workshops and seminars, networking luncheons, and more, companies often need to find space to gather together to accomplish goals. Sometimes, though, the company doesn’t have the appropriate meeting space in their own buildings.  Other times, a more central location is desired for people coming … Read more

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Seven Tips to Make Your Company Holiday Party A Hit

October 19, 2020

A holiday party allows people at your company to kick back and simply enjoy one another’s company as the year edges to a close. When spouses are also invited, it may be the only time all year that employees can also socialize with their coworkers’ partners. To make the planning process go as smoothly as … Read more

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Tips to Find The Best Party Venue for Your Event

September 11, 2020

Whether you’re planning a holiday party, graduation party, anniversary celebration, company get-together, baby shower, or something else entirely, three big considerations include the venue’s location, what the center has to offer, and whether it fits within your budget. Those aren’t the only considerations, of course, but it’s a great place to start. If you’re ready … Read more

A Guide to Planning a School Reunion

July 16, 2020

Feeling nostalgic about your former classmates? If so, there’s nothing better than getting on the planning committee for your next high school or college reunion so you can help get the word out and plan an unforgettable celebration. Step one: Create an overall budget and prioritize in ways that are most meaningful to your class. … Read more

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Organize a Successful Family Reunion With These FAQs

July 8, 2020

The decision to hold a family reunion has been made, and you’re excited about seeing everyone and enjoying their company. If you’ve agreed to organize the event, you may be mulling over how many pieces and parts are involved in pulling off a successful event. If that sounds familiar, no worries! Here are answers to … Read more

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How to Plan The Perfect Graduation Party

February 13, 2020

Hard as it may seem, graduation ceremonies are just a few months away! To help plan a celebration that your grad and guests alike will long remember, this post will share planning tips, unique ideas for graduation parties, and what to avoid doing, along with information about flexible party venue spaces at the Thrasher-Horne Center. … Read more

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Best Corporate Holiday Party Games Everyone Will Love

December 13, 2019

You’ve chosen the perfect party venue, planned a marvelous menu, and asked invitees to save the date, time, and place. To create a company holiday party to remember, it makes sense to also include fun activities available for people who want to participate. Just as every company is unique, what party attendees may consider to … Read more

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Event Venues For All Occasions

October 25, 2019

If you’re looking for an affordable event venue in the Jacksonville area, the Thrasher-Horne Center has several options to choose from. We have the perfect space for your event or gathering, from wedding ceremonies and receptions to conferences and business meetings. We also have performance space areas for even larger events. If you know what … Read more

Weddings on a Budget: Top Reasons You’re Spending Too Much

October 15, 2019

It’s easy to get so swept up in all of the excitement that surrounds wedding planning that you take your eye off of your budget. According to the WeddingWire Newlywed Report, about half of the couples it surveyed ended up spending more on their weddings than they had planned to. Couples had expected to pay … Read more

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Reserve Our Art Gallery For Your Next Special Event

August 21, 2019

Yes, we have not one but two art galleries that can be rented for your special event! One contains our permanent art exhibits while the other one highlights the best work of local artists, such as this exhibit: “The Road Well Traveled: Celebrating the Art and History of Florida’s Highwaymen.” These galleries can be ideal … Read more

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