Ladies Night in the Wedding Dress Exhibit

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Grab a group of friends and join us for Ladies Night! Spend time walking through the vintage dresses and visit exhibit sponsor, Karen Whitaker with Ruby Ribbon on January 31, 2020, from 6:00-8:00 p.m.. Tickets are $10 per person and can be pre-purchased at

Karen Whitaker, a stylist for Ruby Ribbon, will showcase innovative products that seamlessly combine fit, function and fashion. The spring collection includes everything from tops, tunics, hoodies and tanks to leggings, intimates, and shape wear.

“Each year groups of ladies from bunko, church small group, co-workers, and college girlfriends come and enjoy the exhibit together,” said Mary Beth Nevills, Education Director of Oaklands, “This is a night for them to enjoy these vintage treasures.”

“Wedding Dresses Through the Decades”
Stories of our community will come to life through wedding gowns on display at Oaklands Mansion, where every dress tells a love story. Step back into time and experience the common threads that weave together the lives of women as we explore women’s history, fashion history, cultural history and the history of our community. Over fifty gowns have been placed on loan and exhibited, most for the first time. The “Wedding Dresses Through the Decades” exhibit in Maney Hall at Oaklands Mansion takes place from January 17 through March 1, 2020.
Ladies Night on January 31st in the exhibit is open from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. and is a come-and-go event. Tickets include admission to the wedding dress exhibit, a showcase of Ruby Ribbon comfort clothing for women, and more. This exhibit is sponsored in part by the Human Sciences Department of Middle Tennessee State University, Karen Whitaker Ruby Ribbon, Kelly & Charlie Baum, J. Mullins Jewelry & Gifts, and the Rutherford County Convention & Visitors Bureau. Tickets can be purchased online at For more information, contact Mary Beth Nevills at Oaklands (615) 893-0022 or email


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