I bet you are nervously trying to pull together a perfect proposal right now. Arranging the location, coordinate someone to capture the moment on film, wishing for pleasant weather, not forgetting the ring in your dresser drawer back home...
We at Knox Jewelers always love to hear our clients’ engagement story and sometimes, we have the opportunity to send a few ideas to our nervous suitors. Presenting your soul mate with an engagement ring with a proposal of marriage will be a moment you share forever. A couple looking for engagement rings or wedding bands in Baton Rouge needs to consider the extensive selection of diamond jewelery designs offered by Knox Jewelers.
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Creating an engagement ring or wedding band with Knox Jewelers is a once in a lifetime experience and turning a photography session into your proposal would archive the moment beautifully! Start your session as boyfriend and girlfriend and end as fiances. Surprise your partner with planning a private photography session to memorialize your great love together as dating partners. The real surprise will be in the middle of the session, go down on one knee and present your sole mate with a ring you designed with her unique style in mind. Selecting an experienced photographer to capture the exact “She said Yes” moment would be a valuable piece to mark the arrival of your lives together. For a picturesque setting, visit historical structures like one of the glorious antebellum plantations. The famous Oak Alley Plantation is not only a photographer's paradise, it offers an interesting history spanning back to the 18th century. It is more than a house, it is a majestic place by the mighty Mississippi River where 300 year old oak trees have held root through times of prosperity and through times of suffering. Wander twenty five acres of history and romance, enjoy her beauty and dream of her rich past. At the time Oak Alley was built, the River Region sugar industry was flourishing and a chain of stately plantation homes lined the banks of the Mississippi. Like the traditions of Knox Jewelers, Oak Alley remains as a testimonial to simple authenticity and honest grandeur. Offering the enchantment of one way of life without compromising the significance of another, indeed the greatest moment to offer your diamond jewelery created uniquely for you by Knox Jewelers.
For a path less traveled by foot and more by hoof, venturing out on your own for a day filled with adventure you could find yourself at Farr Park Equestrian Center. One of the areas largest and most versatile centers for horse enthusiasts featuring a newly renovated lighted indoor arena and an outdoor arena, 256 stalls, cross-country event course and horse trails. The facility is located two miles from the LSU campus and six miles from downtown Baton Rouge, adjacent to the Mississippi River. Book a private English Riding lesson for you and your partner. With an easy going atmosphere, enjoy the day learning a new activity together that can carry on through the years. Farr Park Equestrian center is proud to offer guided trail rides, equestrian clinics and rodeos. Harness the spirit of the day by helping another. Volunteering together for the Heats and Hooves therapeutic riding program. Spending time together contributing to the cognitive, physical, emotional and social well-being of people with disabilities.
After a morning at the equestrian center, Happy Trails continue as your meander off to enjoy some of the best Cajun grub around! Boutin's Restaurant offers a taste of South Louisiana steeped in tradition and authentic live Cajun music. At Boutin's Restaurant you will find a large oak dance floor, murals by artist Robert Harris and Vincent Darby which enhance the culinary and musical immersion into Cajun culture. One wall-to-wall mural documents Cajun history and home life and the mounted book exhibit invites patrons to share the Cajun experience. Boutin's is perfect after a day out, and is especially nice for out-of-town visitors who want to capture some Cajun flair.
Wanting a memorable outdoor proposal without all the dust? Remember the outdoor scene in the movie “the Wedding Planner”. Grab a bag of M&M's and get rid of all the colors except brown! The Baton Rouge Gallery Center for Contemporary Art is proud to offer Music & Movies on the Lawn, featuring screening of silent films on a huge movie screen outside on the lawn. Perfect background music provided by local musicians who do a live interpretive score to the films. Hide your custom made engagement ring in the bag of M&M's and she will truly enjoy the treat, she would never expect a beautiful piece of diamond jewelery!
The Gallery also offers special performances and a spoken word program. Art exhibitions at the Gallery feature current works of member artists. The Gallery also hosts traveling exhibitions and welcomes special guest artists. One of the oldest professional artist cooperative galleries in the United States, the Gallery was founded in 1966 downtown and moved to the City Park location in 1984.
Another opportunity to present your perfect proposal and diamond jewelery from Knox Jewelers would be Sunday in The Park. Located in North Boulevard Town Square. This is a spectacular green space development that transformed the area between North Boulevard and River Road into a lively downtown center where the city's cultural and civic attractions come together. Sunday in the Park offers brunch, music and provides you with a laid back opportunity to enjoy the moment. Great local artists delivering a wide range of music styles for your enjoyment on more than an acre of open green space and innovative water features that help cool the landscape. Don't forget to bring your lawn chairs, sunglasses and camera. And, a pick-nick basket packed with your diamond engagement ring or diamond wedding band from Knox Jewelers!