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Mary Rose & David’s Wedding + Reception / La Banque de Fleuve

As the Wedding Season slows down and the Holiday Season begins, we have begun to reflect back on a wonderful year working with some amazing couples. Yesterday's Bride & Groom, Mary Rose & David were one of the sweetest! La Banque de Fleuve in Havre de Grace, MD is such a unique venue, founded in 1883 and renovated in 2008, it was the perfect setting for last night's celebration. The ceremony featured a processional for the Bride to "Someone's Waiting For You" by Shelby Flint and a recessional for the newlyweds to "At Last" by Etta James. Guests had already been seated for the ceremony so all they had to do was wait for a moment before the brunch stations opened. After the meal, a toast was made by one of the Bride's sons, Mary Rose & David danced their first [...]

Kirstie & Nathan’s Wedding + Reception / Water’s Edge Event Center

We had a funday on Sunday playing for Kirstie & Nathan and their friends and families. The newlyweds chose Water's Edge Event Center to host their wedding and reception. Mother Nature did not cooperate, but "plan B" worked out just fine. Their ceremony took place in the Heron Room with the Groom's Father officiating, a traditional processional and a recessional to "Beautiful Every Time" by Lee Brice. Everyone then moved to the main lobby for cocktail hour before being invited into the ballroom for the reception. DJ Frank Marsden introduced the Bridal Party in to "Crazy In Love" by Beyonce & Jay-Z and then played "I Got A Car" by George Strait for Kirstie & Nathan's first dance together as husband and wife. The Bride and her Father shared a dance next to "Butterfly Kisses" by Bob Carlisle, Nathan and his [...]

Elyse & Matt’s Wedding + Reception / Swan Harbor Farm

What a wonderful way to wrap up the weekend! Yesterday at Swan Harbor Farm in Havre de Grace, MD, Elyse & Matt became Mr. & Mrs. Rowe. They got married behind the Mansion with an incredible view of the Chesapeake Bay. Elyse proceeded down the aisle to Dave Matthews Band's "Crash Into Me" and she and her husband walked back down the aisle together after a kiss and formal presentation to "Heaven" by Avicii. Cocktails were enjoyed by all on the back lawn before DJ Frank Marsden invited them over to the tented area for the reception. For formal introductions, the Bridal Party was brought in to "Levels" by Avicii and the Bride & Groom to "Bring Me A Higher Love" by Kygo & Whitney Houston. The newlyweds danced their first dance together as a married couple next and they chose [...]

Lisa & Josh’s Wedding + Reception / Vandiver Inn

Saturday afternoon at the Vandiver Inn located in Havre de Grace, MD, Lisa & Josh said "I do", kissed, and became husband & wife! One of our favorite officiants, Natalie Tyler of Weddings Quick and Sweet walked the happy couple through their vows in front of about 90 guests at the Vandiver's outdoor ceremony space before everyone moved to the Mansion House for cocktails. After some drinks and socializing, the Vandiver Staff invited Lisa & Josh's families and friends out to the Inn's outdoor, climate controlled pavilion for the reception. DJ Frank Marsden formally introduced parents into the reception while playing "Beautiful Day" by U2, the Bridal Party to "Best Day of My Life" by American Authors, and "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars for Mr. & Mrs. Nolen. After they were intruded, Lisa & Josh danced their first [...]

Sherae & Bernard’s Wedding + Reception / La Banque de Fleuve

Two of the sweetest people we've ever had the chance to work with became husband and wife yesterday. Congratulations to Sherae & Bernard Brooks! Their big day took place at La Banque de Fleuve's Seaplane Base along the shores of the Chesapeake Bay in Havre de Grace, MD. The ceremony included the Bride's processional to Eric Benet's "Spend My Life With You" and a recessional to "Wifey" by Next. Cocktails and appetizers were enjoyed by all after the ceremony and were followed by a formal introduction of the Bridal Party and newlyweds. Bridesmaids and Groomsmen walked into the reception to "I Found Love"  by Bebe Winans and Mr. & Mrs. Brooks entered to "When God Gave Me You" by Vernon Jones. A first dance to "Best Part" by Daniel Caesar (feat. H.E.R.) preceded a buffet meal provided by the nice folks [...]

Natalie & Mike’s Wedding + Reception / Vandiver Inn

High temperatures, lots of love, and a big celebration. Yesterday at the Vandiver Inn in Havre de Grace, MD, Natalie & Mike's got married. Following their outdoor ceremony, guests flocked to the Mansion House for shade, air conditioning, and cold drinks. After the cocktail hour, everyone was invited to gather in the Vandiver's outdoor, climate controlled pavilion for the reception. DJ Frank Marsden introduced the newlyweds children and bridal party in while playing "Happy" by Pharrell Williams and then new Mr. & Mrs. Fadrowski in to "I Got You (I Feel Good) by James Brown. Natalie & Mike then danced their very first dance as a married couple to "Our Love" by Judah & The Lion. The Father of the Bride offered a blessing, a delicious buffet meal was enjoyed, and then Mike's Best Man (his Brother) made a toast to [...]

Brittany & Jarod’s Wedding + Reception / La Banque de Fleuve

There's no better way to wrap up a weekend then with a fun wedding along the Chesapeake Bay! Today in Havre de Grace, MD at La Banque de Fleuve, Brittany & Jarod said "I do" with a water front view at La Banque's Sea Plane Base. The Bride processed down the aisle to Dan + Shay's "Speechless" before her Grandmother officiated and married Brittany & Jarod. After a kiss and an official announcement that the two lovers were now husband and wife, they recessed to "Happy" by Pharrell Williams. Cocktail hour was enjoyed outside on the Sea Base Plane's gorgeous patio and then guests moved to La Banque de Fleuve's indoor venue, a 19th century bank that has been fully restored with all the beauty of the original state for the rest of the celebration. DJ Frank Marsden introduced the Parents, [...]

Tracy & Connor’s Wedding + Reception / Vandiver Inn

We congratulate the new Mr. & Mrs. Cox aka Tracy & Connor! They had their biggest day ever yesterday at the Vandiver Inn in Havre de Grace, MD. It all started at 3:30 with an outdoor ceremony that featured "Dream A Little Dream Of Me" by the Mamas & Papas for the Bride's processional, vows, a kiss, and a recessional to "Come Go With Me" by the Beach Boys. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres were enjoyed following the ceremony inside the Mansion House and on its front porch. Later on, after guests had found their way to the Inn's year-round outdoor pavilion, DJ Frank Marsden made formal introductions of the Bridal Party. Parents were introduced while "Sexyback" by Justin Timberlake was played, Bridal Party members entered to "24 Magic" by Bruno Mars, and Mr. & Mrs. Cox entered to Credence Clearwater Revival's [...]

Lisa & Kevin’s Wedding + Reception / La Banque de Fleuve

Friday night at the Seaplane Base of La Banque de Fleuve in Havre de Grace, MD, Lisa & Kevin said "I do". The ceremony began with the Groom, his officiant, and his son (Best Man) making their way to La Banque via boat and entering in to Bob Marley's "One Love". The ladies, all daughters of the Bride & Groom entered the ceremony to Martina McBride's "In My Daughter's Eyes" and then one of them picked up a ukulele and played a version of Elvis Presley's "Can't Help Falling In Love" as the processional for the Bride. Their were some happy tears, some laughs, and a kiss that were all followed by a recessional to "Love Someone" by Brett Eldredge. Cocktail hour took place next and guests enjoyed beautiful weather, a panoramic view of the Chesapeake Bay, drinks and appetizers. After [...]

Amber & Todd’s Wedding + Reception / Vineyard’s of Mary’s Meadows

We love a good barn wedding and Saturday's celebration of Amber & Todd was amazing! The Vineyard of Mary's Meadows in Darlington, MD hosted the celebration that started with a ceremony behind the Vineyard's barn. First the Groom, his Groomsmen, Parents, and the Bridesmaids walked down the aisle to the Vitamin String Quartet's version of "This Photograph Is Proof (I Know You Know)". Amber followed them with a processional to "Marry Me" by Train. After repeating their vows and sealing them with a kiss, "Kiss Me" by Sixpence Non The Richer was played for their recessional. Cocktail hour took place in the lower level of the barn after the ceremony. Later on, everyone moved upstairs for the remainder of the reception. DJ Frank Marsden formally introduced Parents and Bridal Party members in to various songs selected by the Bride & Groom [...]