Celebrating Dia de los Muertos with an Enchanting Evening on a Texas Farm!

The Field to Vase Dinner Tour celebrated Dia de los Muertos amongst beautiful fields full of marigolds at Arnosky Family Farms during an enchanting evening under the big sky of Texas Hill Country. Taking place on Saturday, October 15, this dinner was a magical way to connect with the community.

Flower farmers Frank and Pam Arnosky hosted the event and together with Andy Hopper, AIFD, CFD and the team of H-E-B Blooms, brought their passion for American Grown flowers to the table. Word of Mouth Catering from Austin added their own creation to the evening with a menu prepared using a host of local ingredients and the meal was delightfully paired with local wine and beer from Carter Creek Winery & Real Ale Brewing.

Event production by KH Events and photography by Misty Ranae Photography.

Blue barn with blue skies

The Blue Barn greeted guests.


Farmer couple in marigold field

Along with Farmers Frank & Pam Arnosky.


Fields of marigolds and celosia created a color backdrop

Fields of marigolds and celosia created a colorful backdrop.



Lovely ofrenda and traditional Dia de los Muertos  decor at the Ball Horticultural Company sponsored reception.


Flower wall inside a barn

An All American Grown Flower Wall as a photo backdrop.


Band of three playing on a porch

Music by Gerald T Burns.


Guests enjoyed music and beverage on the blue barn's the wrap around porch

Guests enjoyed music and beverage on the blue barn’s wrap around porch.


Real Ale beer on a counter

Real Ale Brewing Co. various locally brewed offerings during the dinner.


Wines from Carter Creek

Carter Creek Winery Resort & Spa sponsored the dinner with locally grown Texas wine.


Food on platters

Delightful Appetizers and Meal by Word of Mouth Catering in Austin.


Farmer giving a group of people a tour

Farmer Frank Arnosky giving a special VIP farm tour.


Dinner tablescape

Lovely tablescape by Andy Hopper, AIFD, CFD and H-E-B Blooms.


Female and male in a marigold field

Andy Hopper AIFD, CFD and Erin Esensee of H-E-B.


Group of female designers in front of barn

H-E-B Blooms team.


Long dinner table set with candelabras, marigolds and guests, in a field of marigolds

A Celebration of Community.


Butterflies in a marigold field

They say butterflies are the spirits returning to visit and we had many visitors.


Long table in a field with lite candelabras and guests

As the evening wound down, the candle gave off a lovely glow.


View the full gallery on our Flickr page.



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