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Katie & Owen’s Reception / Belvedere Hotel

Last night at the historic Belvedere Hotel in downtown Baltimore, Katie & Owen celebrated their wedding with a beautiful reception and party. Cocktails were enjoyed in the John Eager Howard Room as guests arrived. Shortly after, everyone moved across the Hotel's lobby to the Charles Room for the remainder of the evening. DJ Frank Marsden introduced the Bridal Party into the reception while playing "September" by Earth, Wind & Fire and then played the first dance song for Mr. & Mrs. McEvoy, Frank Sinatra's "All The Way". He invited all couples to join the newlyweds for their dance before the Father/Daughter dance to "It Won't Be Like This For Long" by Darius Rucker and then asked all fathers and their daughters to join in. Owen and his Mother selected "God Only Knows" by the Beach Boys for their dance and were [...]

Jennifer & James’s Wedding + Reception / Baltimore Museum of Industry

Saturday night at the Baltimore Museum of Industry, Jennifer & James tied the knot! Their ceremony began at 5:30 PM and was held outside at "The Point" overlooking Baltimore's Inner Harbor. James and his Groomsmen processed to Vitamin String Quartet's version of "Don't Stop Believing", family and Bridesmaids to "Your Song" also performed by Vitamin String Quartet and then Jen and her Father walked down the aisle to a version of Canon in D. The ceremony ended with a kiss and a recessional to Bon Jovi's "Livin' On A Prayer". Cocktails and appetizers where enjoyed outside following the ceremony before DJ Frank Marsden and coordinator Erin Powell with 1423 Events invited guests to find their seats inside the Museum. Jennifer & James where formally introduced in to Natalie Cole's "This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)" and then danced their first dance [...]

Lauren & Tony’s Wedding + Reception / Bleues On The Water

Bleue's On The Water is a venue located in Glen Burnie, MD along the Middle River. Lauren & Tony choose this location for their wedding and reception. There were plans for an outdoor ceremony, but Mother Nature had other ideas so "plan B" went into effect and we moved inside. After a kiss, a glass stomping, and a formal presentation, the newlyweds recessed to "Seasons (Waiting On You)" by Future Islands. Guests were invited to the main ballroom, and then DJ Frank Marsden made formal introductions of the Bridal Party. "Feel So Good" by Mase was played as Parents of the Bride & Groom, the Bridal Party, and Lauren & Tony made their grand entrance. A first dance for to Mazzy Star's "Fade Into You", and a Father/Daughter dance to Louis Armstrong's "What a Wonderful World" preceded salads and a buffet [...]

Stacy & Francis’s Wedding + Reception / Hunt Valley Country Club

The weekend began for us at Hunt Valley Country Club in Phoenix, MD. Stacy & Francis got married yesterday evening and celebrated with their families and friends. The rain held off just long enough for an outdoor ceremony that started at 5 PM. When the bride was asked to say "yes" to marriage, she said "Hell yes!" Following a recessional to "You Are The Best Thing" by Ray LaMontagne, the newlyweds had pictures taken by Kait Bailey of Kait Bailey Photography while guests enjoyed cocktails and appetizers. DJ Frank Marsden invited guests inside and introduced the newlyweds as Stacy & Francis Bonkowski while playing "I'm Coming Out" by Diana Ross. Stacy & Francis then enjoyed their first dance to Shinedown's "I'll Follow You". A served meal and toasts by the Maid of Honor and Best Man preceded Francis's dance with his [...]

Nicole & Robert’s Wedding + Reception / Maryland Zoo’s Mansion House

Saturday night at the Maryland Zoo, Nicole & Bob united in marriage at the Zoo's historic Mansion House. Just after 5 pm, the Groom and the Bride's Father (and officiant) guided the bridal party and processed up the aisle to an instrumental version of Elvis Presley's "Can't Help Falling In Love". The Bride's processional was to an instrumental version of Dan + Shay's "Speechless". The ceremony was relaxed, funny at times, and an absolute joy to watch! Following a kiss and a formal presentation of the married couple, Stevie Wonder's "Signed Sealed Delivered" filled the air and the Bridal Party recessed and made their way to the front porch of the Mansion House. There, they enjoyed appetizers, drinks, and a visit from "Olive" one of the Zoo's Animal Ambassadors. Later on, after guests found their seats, Nicole & Bob were introduced [...]

Natalie & Brian’s Wedding + Reception / Maryland Zoo’s Mansion House

Last night's wedding + reception was nearly perfect in every way. The festivities for Natalie & Brian's big day at the Maryland Zoo's Mansion House began with a ceremony at 5:15 led by Officiant Bill Duffy. The music of Alexi Murdoch was played for the processional selections and Natalie Cole's "This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)" was played for the recessional. Guests followed the Bridal Party to the front hallway of the Mansion House following the ceremony to enjoy cocktails and appetizers and to meet the Zoo's Animal Ambassadors. DJ Frank Marsden invited everyone to their seats following cocktail hour and then made formal introductions. Parents were introduced as "You Make My Dreams" by Hall & Oates was played. Bridesmaids and Groomsmen entered to "Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)" by C&C Music Factory and then Natalie & Brian made [...]

Heather & Joe’s Wedding + Reception / Maryland Zoo’s Mansion House

Last night's wedding + reception was a wonderful as the couple who got married! Heather & Joe became husband and wife at the Maryland Zoo's Mansion House in Baltimore and then celebrated their love. As the temperatures began to drop, guests made their way inside the Mansion House for the ceremony that was officiated by the Bride's Stepfather. The processional song for the entire Bridal Party was Daniel Jang's version of John Legend's "All of Me". Vows were exchanged and sealed with a kiss, Heather & Joe were formally introduced as Mr. & Mrs. Poole and then they recessed to Toploader's cover of "Dancing In The Moonlight". Guests then mingled along with the Bridal Party and also had the opportunity to meet some of the Zoo's Animal Ambassadors while enjoying cocktails and appetizers. Later on, after everyone made their way to [...]

Kristy & Brent’s Reception / M&T Bank Stadium

So we wrapped up an amazing year of wedding celebrations with a great one! Last night's reception festivities took place at the home of the Baltimore Ravens, M&T Bank Stadium and was Kristy & Brent's choice to celebrate their marriage. Guests arrived around 7 pm and enjoyed cocktails, appetizers, and a view of the football field. The Bridal Party was formally introduced into the reception by DJ Frank Marsden while he played "Seven Nation Army" by the White Stripes and the new Mr. & Mrs. Campbell made their grand entrance to Nelly's "Hot In Here". They followed their intro with a first dance to Sam Smith's acoustic version of "Latch". Kristy and her Father danced next to "The Way You Look Tonight" by Frank Sinatra, Brent and his Mother danced to Rod Stewart's "Forever Young", and then everyone was asked to [...]

Staci & Scott’s Wedding + Reception / Maryland Zoo’s Mansion House

What a great party! Staci & Scott's wedding reception last night at the Maryland Zoo's Mansion House was so much fun. Their ceremony featured the Bride's Sister as the Officiant and a processional to "Christmas Canon" by the Trans Siberian Orchestra. After a formal presentation and a kiss, Mr. & Mrs. Johnston recessed to "Best Day Of My Life" by American Authors. Cocktail hour took place on the front enclosed porch of the Mansion House where guests enjoyed a wonderful spread of appetizers and cocktails and had the opportunity to meet two of the Zoo's Animal Ambassadors; a skunk and a penguin. After DJ Frank Marsden invited everyone to their tables for the reception and a low key introduction of the Bride & Groom, Jessica (Staci's Sister & the Officiant) made a toast to the newlyweds and then a served meal [...]

Bonnylin & Matthew’s Wedding + Reception / Maryland Zoo’s Mansion House

Bonnylin & Matthew were already Mr. & Mrs. Vanwinkle, they've been married for months. Saturday night at the Maryland Zoo's Mansion House, they renewed their vows and celebrated their marriage with a lively reception. Their ceremony began just after 5 pm with music for the Bridal Party & the Bride's recessional provided by the band Sigur Rós and a recessional to "The Throne Room" from Star Wars. Cocktails and appetizers were served and passed by the staff from Dean and Brown Catering and enjoyed by all. The Zoo's Animal Ambassadors stopped by for a visit during cocktail hour and shortly after, DJ Frank Marsden invited guests to find a seat, gathered the Bridal Party, and formally introduced them into the reception. Parents, Bridesmaids, and Groomsmen were introduced while the "Cantina Band" from Star Wars was played and Dr. & Dr. Van Winkle entered [...]