Ashley & Anthony’s Wedding + Reception / La Banque de Fleuve at the Seaplane Base

They became Mr. & Mrs. Casas Friday evening along the Chesapeake Bay in Havre de Grace, MD. Ashley & Anthony’s ceremony and reception were held at La Banque de Fleuve’s Seaplane Base and it was beautiful! The newlyweds spoke their vows to each other under the guidance of their officiant, Mark Patrick and then enjoyed a recessional to Stevie Wonder’s “Signed Sealed Delivered”. Guests followed and cocktails and appetizers were served by the wonderful staff of Dean and Brown Catering. The Bride & Groom were formally introduced by DJ Frank onto the venue’s waterside patio and then they danced their first as a married couple to Michelle Featherstone’s “We Are Man an Wife”. Anthony danced with his Mother after that to The Tenor’s version of “Forever Young” and then Ashely danced to “My Little Girl” by Tim McGraw with her Father. A garter and bouquet toss preceded a welcome/thank you speech from the Groom and then guests were invited to the dinning area for the buffet meal. A cake cutting came next and then guests enjoyed cupcakes provided by Desserts by Rita and a night of dancing. Songs requests by artists such as Lionel Richie, Enrique Iglesias, Maddie & Tae, Beyonce, Daddy Yankee, Brooks & Dunn and more filled the evening air for the remainder of the celebration. Ashley & Anthony’s big day ended with hugs, well wishes and Old Crow Medicine Show’s “Wagon Wheel”. A huge thanks to Mr. & Mrs. Casas for their easy going and laid back approach to their big day and to all the great vendors we worked with. 

Sarah & Lawrence’s Wedding + Reception / Swan Harbor Farm

Sunday afternoon at Swan Harbor Farm in Aberdeen, Sarah & Lawrence became Mr. & Mrs. Fischer! They were married on the the Farm’s walk way by a close friend of the family. The ceremony included a live song performed by the Groom’s Mother that celebrated his Jewish roots and a song performed by Sarah’s Aunt celebrating her Swedish family. Following the ceremony, guests enjoyed cocktails an appetizers on the Farm’s back lawn. The newlyweds were introduced into the tented ballroom and into their first dance to Walk The Moon’s “Shut Up And Dance” with guests joining them on the dance floor. Sarah and her Father danced to a medley of songs for the Father/Daughter Dance and then both the Bride & Groom along with their parents and brothers participated in the Hora as DJ Frank played “Hava Nagila”. Guest were encouraged to enjoy some pre-dinner dancing after that and despite the 100 degree weather, they were grooving! Sarah’s Swedish Grandfather, Peder acted as the toast master and shared some heartwarming stories and invited family members to do the same. A buffet meal by our friends from Dean and Brown Catering, a Mother/Son dance to “A Song For Mama” by Boyz II Men and Sarah’s bouquet toss to “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” by Cyndi Lauper followed. Songs by ABBA, Sia, Diana Ross, Icona Pop, Britney Spears and more brought folks to the dance floor. A wonderful evening along the Chesapeake Bay came to end with fireworks and a last song; Billy Joel’s “Piano Man”. Such a nice group of people and a lovely couple! Hats off to Dean and Brown Catering, The Swan Harbor Farm Staff, Love To The Core Photography, Sweet Eats Cakes and Mr. & Mrs. Fischer!

 

Caitlin & Sam’s Reception / Rolling Road Golf Club

Rolling Road Golf Club in Catonsville, MD was the setting for Caitlin & Sam’s wedding reception last night and it was great celebration! The evening started with cocktails and appetizers and was followed by introductions of the Bridal Party. DJ Frank played Kool & The Gang’s “Celebration” as everyone was announced and “When I Said I Do” by Clint Black & Lisa Hartman Black for Mr. & Mrs. Sica’s first dance. A blessing and salads preceded a welcome by Caitlin’s Father and toasts by the Maid Of Honor and Best Man. Dinner music consisted of songs by Huey Lewis & The News, The Temptations, Darius Rucker, Old Dominion and more. As the meal wrapped up, Sam and his Mother danced to “Seems Like Yesterday” by Melissa Smith and then we celebrated Caitlin’s Father’s Birthday with a special cake. The Bride and her Father followed that with a dance to Lee Ann Womack’s “I Hope You Dance”. The party kicked off with Wild Cherry’s “Play That Funky Music” and continued with songs by Earth, Wind and Fire, Sister Sledge, Kanye West, Flo Rida, Wilson Pickett and more. An Anniversary Dance to Frank Sinatra’s “The Best Is Yet To Come” and Rod Stewart’s version of “Have I Told You Lately” provided a nice intermission for the party crowd who kept the party rocking all night long. Thanks to Photographer Lori Dewitt of Pure Light Images for working with us and capturing all the fun, Flavor Cupcakery for providing the yummy desserts and to the Rolling Road Golf Club Staff for being so friendly and accommodating. A wonderful evening filled with love and great energy came to end as everyone gathered around the newlyweds for a sing a long to the Foundations “Build Me Up Buttercup”. Congratulations to the new Mr. & Mrs. Sica!

Danielle & Brad’s Reception / Vineyard at Mary’s Meadows

Saturday was a day to celebrate for Danielle & Brad! That celebration happened at the Vineyard at Mary’s Meadows in Darlington, MD. While they had already tied the knot months ago, their belated party was worth the wait. The evening began with cocktails in the Vineyard’s lower barn area and games on the back lawn. Later, guests were invited to find their seats upstairs by DJ Frank for introductions of the Bridal Party. He introduced Danielle & Brad’s Parents, Bridesmaids and Groomsmen to Ja Rule’s “Put It On Me” and Mr. & Mrs. Mohr to “Have Faith In Me” by A Day To Remember. A first dance to Julia Sheer’s “I’m Still Into You” followed with the Bridal Party and their significant others joining the Bride & Groom on the dance floor. Toasts by Danielle’s girls came next and then then Brad’s guys sang a toast to an instrumental version of Snoop Dogg’s “Gin And Juice”! The nice people from Our Meat Your Face BBQ brought their food truck along and served up a unique and yummy meal after that. The brisket and baked beans were outstanding! The Bride danced with her Father to “Wild World” by Cat Stevens and Brad and his Mother danced to “Sweet Baby James” by James Taylor as the last few tables sat down for dinner. DJ Frank invited everyone back down to the lower barn for the party and dancing. Good vibes, drinks served up by Bartenders Josh & Josh and fun requests for songs by The Gap Band, Weezer, Warren G, Avicii, Old Crow Medicine Show and more made for a wonderful night for Danielle & Brad. The last song of the night was a sing a long to The Outfield’s “Your Love”. Congrats to Mr. & Mrs. Mohr!

Jillian & Rob’s Wedding + Reception / Liriodendron Mansion

Friday night at the Liriodendron Mansion in Bel Air, MD, Jillian & Rob said “I do” and became Mr. & Mrs. Gott! They were married by Pastor Craig McLaughlin on the back lawn of the Mansion and then they joined their families and friends inside for drinks and appetizers. DJ Frank formally introduced the Bridal Party into the reception to “Treasure” by Bruno Mars and the newlyweds in to AC/DC’s “Back In Black”. A first dance to “I Got You” by Jack Johnson was next and that was followed by toasts, a blessing and an served meal provided by Dean and Brown Catering. Jillian and her Father danced to “I Loved Her First” by Heartland after dinner and then Rob and his Mother danced to “My Wish” by Rascal Flatts before joining his wife to cut the cake. It was a small, intimate wedding, but the dance floor was full a night! Music by Pink, Beyonce, The Beatles, Outkast and many more filled the air and kept the vibe festive. Before heading out for their glow stick send off, the Bride & Groom joined their guests on the dance floor for a sing a long to Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline”. We always enjoy working with our friends from Dean and Brown Catering and last night was no exception and we made some new friends from Britney Clause Photography as they captured all the fun and memories. The cake from Desserts by Rita was spectacular and the Mansion House looked amazing! Thank you and congratulations Mr. & Mrs. Gott!

 

Tori & Alex’s Wedding + Reception / Swan Harbor Farm

Last night at Swan Harbor Farm along the Chesapeake Bay in Northern Harford County, Tori & Alex became Mr. & Mrs. Ruark! They were married by Officiant Simmone Marsden under the beautiful oak tree on Swan Harbor’s back lawn before enjoying cocktails and appetizers with their families and friends. DJ Frank introduced the Bridal Party into Swan Harbor’s tented, outdoor ballroom to “24K Magic” by Bruno Mars before Tori & Alex danced their first dance as a married couple to John Legend’s “All Of Me”. A blessing by Tori’s Mother, a wonderful buffet meal and toasts preceded the grand celebration. “Brown Eyed Girl” by Van Morrison opened things up and then requests by artists such as Brett Eldredge, Mark Morrison, R Kelly, Elvis Presley and many more kept the dance floor bumping all night. An Anniversary Dance to John Denver’s “Annie’s Song” and George Strait’s “The Man In Love With You” had all couples joining the newlyweds for some slow dancing. At the end of the evening, DJ Frank played Old Crow Medicine Show’s “Wagon Wheel” and then Garth Brooks’s “Friends In Low Places” before inviting guests to grab some glow sticks for a fun send off for the Bride & Groom. We loved yesterday’s vendors: Dean and Brown Catering, Jonathans Weddings and Flowers, Brett Bye Videography and Wes Bunton Photography and thank them for doing a great job. Thanks, hi-fives, hugs and two thumbs up to Tori & Alex aka Mr. & Mrs. Ruark!

Megan & Rob’s Wedding + Reception / Maryland Zoo

Sunday afternoon at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, Megan & Rob became Mr. & Mrs. Laraway. They were married on the front lawn of the Zoo’s Mansion House by officiant William Duffy. After the ceremony guests were invited to make their way to the Mansion House for air-conditioning, drinks, appetizers and a meet a greet with two of the Zoo’s penguin ambassadors. DJ Frank asked guests to gather on the Mansion House’s front porch and steps as he introduced the Bridal Party to Flo-Rida’s “Cake”. Megan & Rob followed introductions with a first dance at the bottom of the Mansion House front steps to Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud”. After everyone made their way back to their seats inside, Rob’s Best Man and Megan’s Maid & Matron Of Honor offered a toast to them and then Hunt Valley Catering opened up the buffet. As dinner began to wrap up, the Bride and her Father danced to Heartland’s “I Loved Her First” and then Rob and his Mother danced to “I Hope You Dance” by Lee Ann Womack. Other then a cake cutting, the rest of the night was all about celebrating and dancing to tunes by The B-52’s, James Arthur, Earth Wind & Fire, Spice Girls, Michael Jackson and more. Before heading out for their sparkler send off, Mr. & Mrs. Laraway joined their guests on the dance floor for a final dance to Thomas Rhett’s “Die A Happy Man”. The Zoo’s Staff was phenomenal yesterday as was the crew with Hunt Valley Catering and we thank them. We also thank Megan & Rob for allowing us to bring their vision to life. Congrats to the new Mr. & Mrs. Laraway!

 

Lauren & Frank’s Reception / Waters Edge Event Center

Last night was one of the best celebrations we’ve ever had the pleasure of being a part of! Lauren & Frank along with their friends and families were a festive, fun group to entertain. The party/reception took place at Waters Edge Event Center along the Bush River in Belcamp, MD. The evening began with cocktails and appetizers inside and outside the venue along with a few games of cornhole and music provided by Miriam’s Joy. That was followed by introductions of the Bridal Party and the new Mr. & Mrs. McGovern by DJ Frank. He played Bon Jovi’s “Born To Be My Baby” for the Bridal Party and then Lauren & Frank walked in to Pink’s “Raise Your Glass” and danced their first dance as husband and wife to “Say You Won’t Go” by James Arther. Lauren danced with her Father to “You’re The Inspiration” by Chicago and Frank with his Mother to “What A Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong.  Toasts by Lauren’s Father, Frank’s Best Man, two of Lauren’s Bridesmaids and a blessing preceded an delicious served meal. The party really got going after playing Earth Wind & Fire’s “September” and the hits kept coming! DJ Frank fielded requests for artists like Michael Jackson, Nelly, Madonna, Right Said Fred, Jason Derulo, Bruce Springsteen and more. All the fun was captured by our friends from Linton Photography and Editing Life Videography while guests also enjoyed some photo booth fun with Elevation Party Rentals. About halfway through the party, guests watched the Bride & Groom cut the cake and enjoyed mini cupcakes provided by Flavor Cupcakery. Each side of the family had a representative do a sing-a-long. The Cassidy family sent Uncle Rich to the dance floor to belt out “Sweet Caroline” by Neil Diamond and the McGovern family was represented by “Big Ed” as he sang “Mack The Knife” by Bobby Darin. We wrapped up the celebration with “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston into “Firework” by Katy Perry before inviting everyone outside for a sparkler send off. Thanks go out to Lauren & Frank and their wonderful families and to the Waters Edge Staff and all the great vendors we worked with last night. Congratulations to Mr. & Mrs. McGovern!

 

Laura & Steve’s Wedding + Reception / Vineyard at Mary’s Meadows

Saturday at The Vineyards of Mary’s Meadows in Darlington, MD, Laura & Steve became Mr. & Mrs. Earley! Their day began will a ceremony on the barn’s back lawn. Cocktail hour in the barn’s lower area followed and then DJ Frank invited guests to find their tables upstairs. The Maid of Honor, Best Man and Laura & Steve made their grand entrance to My Morning Jacket’s “One Big Holiday” and followed that with a first dance; Scars On 45’s version of “Friday I’m In Love”. Toasts were next and preceded an amazing meal served up by our friends from Larraupin Caterers. The dance floor opened up for dancing after dinner and guests requested and grooved to selections by ABBA, Prince, Talking Heads, Spice Girls, Aerosmith, and The B-52’s “Love Shack” three times (a family tradition)! Laura & Steve cut their cake and then Laura & her Father danced to “Daughter” by Loudon Wainwright III. There were under 60 guests at last nights celebration and it seemed like, as we played the last song of the night; Hellogoodbye’s “Here (In Your Arms)”, that all of them stuck around! The newlyweds were sent off in style with a sparkler send off at the end of the night. Laura & Steve were so sweet and easy to work with from the planning days through their last dance and we thank them for having us provide the soundtrack for their big day! We also want to thank the Vineyard’s owners and staff for always making us feel at home, the nice people with Kelly Mitchell Photography, and Laurrapin Caterers for providing the yummy eats. 

 

Tricia & Jake’s Reception / Rockfield Manor

The weekend began with an amazing celebration at Rockfield Manor in Bel Air, MD! Tricia & Jake’s reception was one of the best parties we’ve been a part of in a long time. Great energy and lots of love were in the air from the get go. Cocktail hour led into a really fun introduction of the Bridal Party to Sigala’s “Sweet Lovin” and Mr. & Mrs. Willertz to “Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall” by Coldplay. The newlyweds then danced their first dance to Florida Georgia Line’s “H.O.L.Y.” before toasts by the Best Man, Maid Of Honor and Father Of The Bride. We always love working with Dean and Brown Catering as their food is top notch and last night’s buffet was no exception. Tricia and her Father danced to “My Little Girl” by Tim McGraw and Jake and his Mother danced to “My Wish” by Rascal Flatts towards the end of dinner and just before the party really got going. DJ Frank fielded all kinds of requests for songs by artists such as; Cali Swag District, Eddie Money, Journey, R. Kelly, House Of Pain, Rhianna and many more. The Bride & Groom cut the cake about half way through the reception and then the party continued without interruption. Mr. & Mrs. Willertz big day/night ended musically with a bang as everyone grooved to “Yeah 3x” by Chris Brown. We enjoyed working along with Tricia & Jake to make their visions and dreams a reality, our friends from Dean and Brown Catering and Amanda Zinner with AmaZinn Photography. Congratulations and thanks to the new Mr. & Mrs. Willertz for having us!