Preparations for Oprah's Legends Weekend begin at her Santa Barbara home, Promised Land.
Workers prepare the grounds for beautiful landscaping.
Crews start building the garden gazebo for the Legends Luncheon.
The gazebo is almost complete.
A worker stains and seals the bridge.
Hundreds of flowers for table centerpieces are delivered.
A schedule of the day's events.
Chef Art Smith prepares biscuits.
Chefs prepare individual soup tureens.
Hors d'oeuvres await the guests' arrival.
Juleps chill in the freezer.
Party planner Colin Cowie examines the details.
A staff member helps set the table.
The gazebo is almost ready for the luncheon!
Flowers adorn the table.
An individual place setting with a hand-crafted menu card.
A beautiful fountain.
Name cards on a silver platter.
Oprah's dog Sophie gets ready for the celebration!
Oprah gets ready, too!
A lion statue welcomes guests to Promised Land.Guests arrive at Oprah's Legends Luncheon.