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space for ceremonies and as overflow for indoor events. For smaller, more intimate affairs, the 728-square-foot Bar Fontaine welcomes up to 50 guests in an atmosphere of industrial, metal-plated walls with contemporary furniture. There’s also a rooftop patio, where you can have wedding pictures taken during a Mississippi sunset. Now is a great time to book as many dates remain available. However, to ensure you get the date you want, call as soon as you have chosen your date. Mallard’s Croft Byhalia, Mississippi 901-496-2840 or 901-494-2937 mallardscroft.com Owners Tom and Lucy Green originally purchased Mallard’s Croft for family who came to visit. At that time, the barn was just a pole barn, and not a pretty one, either. “It was horrible-looking,” property manager Diana Younts says. Younts was talking with Tom one day and mentioned that many brides today are getting married in barns. Tom told her he would build it out as a wedding venue if she booked a wedding. As it happened, Younts had a friend whose daughter 66 DeSoto

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DeSoto Magazine June 2019  

DeSoto's 2019 "I Do" Issue! … All about weddings. A go-to guide for every bride and groom.

DeSoto Magazine June 2019  

DeSoto's 2019 "I Do" Issue! … All about weddings. A go-to guide for every bride and groom.