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Emily & Joey’s Wedding + Reception / The Barn at Grimmel Farms

We spent Saturday at the Barn at Grimmel Farms in Jarretsville for Emily & Joey's big day. Their outdoor ceremony took place at 4:30 pm just behind the barn and featured assorted soundtracks to some of the Bride & Groom's favorite movies for the prelude, and live music for the ceremony. Following their formal presentation as husband and wife, Emily & Joey lead their families and friends to the barn for their reception. After guests enjoyed cocktails and appetizers, the Bridal Party made their grand entrance in style, replicating a wedding scene from the show The Office with Chris Brown's "Forever" as their music. Emily & Joey then danced their first dance together as Mr. & Mrs. Landgraf to "Annie's Song" by John Denver. A blessing and toasts were made before a buffet line meal was enjoyed by all. Following dinner, [...]

Colleen & Alex’s Wedding + Reception / Stone Ridge Hollow

Friday night in Forest Hill, MD, Colleen & Alex became a Mr. & Mrs.! Their 4 pm ceremony inside Stone Ridge Hollow's barn was beautiful. It featured a processional to "Bloom" by the Paper Kites and a recessional to "Never Had Nobody Like You" by M. Ward & Zooey Deschanel. The lower portion of the barn at Stone Ridge features an amazing bar and that's where everyone hung out and enjoyed cocktails while the ceremony space was transformed into a reception area. After cocktail hour, everyone returned upstairs for the remainder of the reception. Parents of the Bride & Groom were introduced in to "You Are The Best Thing" by Ray LaMontage, Bridal Party members to "Treasure" by Bruno Mars and finally the Bride & Groom made their grand entrance while "Baby I Love" by the Ramones was played. Colleen & [...]

Chelsea & Dan’s Wedding + Reception / The Vineyard of Mary’s Meadows

Last night's wedding celebration was the kind of wedding that everyone will be talking about for years. So. Much. Fun! Chelsea & Dan's big day at their family's beautiful venue, the Vineyard of Mary's Meadow, had it all; love, friendship, laughter, happy tears, dancing, and all the good vibes. It all began with a ceremony behind the Vineyard's Barn with the Bride & Groom's friend, Gina officiating and music by Ingrid Michaelson, Lily Allen, and Imagine Dragons. Cocktails, an oyster bar, and other assorted appetizers were enjoyed by guests and family members following the recessional and before DJ Frank Marsden introduced the Bridal Party and Mr. & Mrs. Petty formally to their guests. Parents entered to "Gimme All Your Lovin'" by ZZ Top, the Bridal Party danced their way in to "Turn Down For What" by DJ Snake & Lil Jon, [...]

Paige & Alex’s Wedding + Reception / The Vineyard of Mary’s Meadows

That was a great party! Last night we celebrated with Paige & Alex at the Vineyard of Mary's Meadows in Darlington, MD. A 4 pm ceremony behind the Vineyard's barn featured a processional of the Bridesmaids and the Bride to "Parallel Line" by Keith Urban and a recessional to "Loving You Easy" by the Zac Brown Band. Cocktails and appetizers were available to everyone in the lower part of the barn following the ceremony and prior to DJ Frank Marsden inviting guests upstairs for dinner. Formal introductions of the Bridal Party were made as Fergie's "A Little Party Never Hurt Nobody" was played and before a first dance by the new Mr. & Mrs. Hinder to "Best Shot" by Jimmie Allen. Toasts by the Father of the Bride, Matron of Honor, and Best Man as well as a blessing preceded a [...]

Jennifer & Mike’s Wedding + Reception / Stone Ridge Hollow

Congratulations to Mr. & Mrs. Thomas! Jennifer & Mike got hitched yesterday at Stone Ridge Hollow in Forest Hill, MD. Pastor Bob Clipp officiated the outdoor ceremony that featured a processional to a version of "Can You Feel The Love Tonight", a live performance by the Bride's cousin of Elvis Presley's "I Can't Help Falling In Love", and a recessional to "Come And Get Your Love" by Redbone. Cocktail hour took place after the ceremony inside the Stone Ridge Barn lower level and on the back patio as guests enjoyed drinks, appetizers, and an amazing Fall evening. Later, DJ Frank Marsden invited everyone to the upper level of the barn before formally introducing the Bridal Party. Parents came into the reception while "You Make By Dreams" by Hall & Oates was played, the Bridal Party to T.I.'s "Bring 'Em Out", and [...]

Taylor & Brody’s Wedding + Reception / The Vineyard of Mary’s Meadow

What a party! Taylor & Brody became Mr. & Mrs. Dannenfelser yesterday at the Vineyard of Mary's Meadows in Darlington, MD and then had one heck of a celebration! Their day began with a ceremony behind the Vineyard's barn. Officiated by the Bride's Aunt, the ceremony and vows were beautiful and their recessional at the end to Queen's "Don't Stop Me Know" was epic and a great way to begin the party! Cocktails and appetizers provided by the Mission BBQ Catering staff were enjoyed by all in the lower half on the barn and outside on the patio. Shortly after, DJ Frank Marsden invited everyone upstairs to find their seats and then introduced the Bridal Party into the reception. T.I.'s "Bring Em Out" was their introduction music and their first dance was "Speechless" by Dan + Shay. The newlyweds invited their [...]

Jessica & Jakob’s Wedding + Reception / Pond View Farm

Sunday afternoon at Pond View Farm in White Hall, MD, Jessica & Jakob got married! The day started at 4 pm with an outdoor ceremony that featured classical selections and a recessional to Jackie Wilson's "(You're Love Keeps Lifting) Higher Me Higher". Everyone moved to the Farm's pavilion for cocktails while the Bridal Party had pictures taken before being invited to find their tables and seats inside the Farm's Barn for the reception. DJ Frank Marsden introduced Parents of the newlyweds while playing "All You Need Is Love" by the Beatles, Bridal Party members to Stevie Wonder's "Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)", and the new Mr. & Mrs. Klaus were formally introduced as a married couple to Frank Sinatra's "Fly Me To The Moon". They had a first dance to "L-O-V-E" by Nat King Cole, toasts were made by Jessica's Father, [...]

Melissa & Travis’s Wedding + Reception / Grimmel Farms

Saturday afternoon in what the locals call "J'ville" aka Jarretsville, MD, at Grimmel Farms, Emily & Travis became the "new" Mrs. & Mr. Huber. A 4 pm outdoor ceremony began with grandparents and parents walking down the aisle to "Love Does" by Brandon Heath. The Groom, his Groomsmen, and Reverend Richard Harding walked to Charlie Daniel's Band "Simple Man". Melissa's Bridesmaids and her Matron of Honor were next and they entered the ceremony to "Speechless" by Dan + Shay, and then the Bride along with her Grandfather walked down to "This Is It" by Scotty McCreery. Rev. Harding married the happy couple, they kissed, they were presented, and then had a recessional to "Forever and Ever Amen" by Randy Travis. Everyone regrouped inside the Grimmel Farm Barn/reception space for cocktails for about an hour and then the Bridal Party and Mr. [...]

Arielle & Byron’s Wedding + Reception / Pond View Farm

Saturday's celebration at Pond View Farm was off the charts kind of fun! Arielle & Byron invited some really awesome guests and the party was amazing! It all started with with an outdoor ceremony that featured string quartet selections and a recessional to "Marry You" by Bruno Mars. Cocktail hour took place under Pond View's outdoor pavilion and was followed by formal introductions of the Bridal Party into Pond View's barn. DJ Frank Marsden brought parents in while playing Queen's "Crazy Little Thing Called Love", Bridesmaids and Groomsmen entered to T-Pain's "I'm Sprung, and the new Mr. & Mrs. Dodson made their grand entrance into the reception to "Born To Love You" by Lanco. They danced their first dance as a married couple to an acoustic version of K-Ci & JoJo's "All My Life" performed by the Groom's Best Man. A [...]

Lauren & Dan’s Reception / Stone Ridge Hollow

Mr. & Mrs. Smith's wedding reception Saturday night at Stone Ridge Hollow in Forest Hill, MD was such a fun night! Following the ceremony, guests began arriving around 6 pm and gathered in the lower area of the Hollow's Barn that features a stunning granite bar and outside on the Barn's carved stone patio for cocktails prior to the reception. Later on, everyone moved upstairs for the remainder of the celebration. DJ Frank Marsden introduced the Bridal Party in while playing "Call On Me" by Starley and Lauren & Dan were introduced to "Truffle Butter" by Nicki Minaj feat. Drake & Lil Wayne. They danced their first dance next to Russel Dickerson's "Yours" before Lauren's Father welcomed everyone and her Uncle blessed the meal put together by our friends from Laurrapin Caters. After guests made their way through the buffet line, [...]