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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 [...]

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 [...]

Kaitlyn & Alex’s Wedding + Reception / Pond View Farm

It was a beautiful day in White Hall, MD on Saturday. Temperatures in the 70's, sunshine, and a light breeze. Pond View Farm looked amazing for Kaitlyn & Alex's wedding and celebration! The festivities began around 4 pm with a ceremony along the pond that featured officiant Jessica Badders, a processional for the Groom and his Groomsmen to "Beer Buddies" by Dylan Scott, a processional for the rest of the Bridal Party to a version of "A Thousand Years" by Piano Guys and a recessional to Rick Astley's "Together Forever". Everyone moved to the Barn's covered patio area for cocktails following the ceremony and then later on moved inside the Barn for formal introductions of the Bridal Party by DJ Frank Marsden. Granger Smith's "City Boy Stuck" was played as everyone was announced in and then DJ Frank transitioned into Kaitlyn [...]

Anna & Ryan’s Wedding + Reception / Vineyards of Mary’s Meadows

Saturday afternoon in Darlington, MD, at the Vineyards of Mary's Meadows, Anna & Ryan became Mr. & Mrs. Sonntag. Their ceremony processional was a cover of "Can't Help Falling In Love" by Brooklyn Duo and they recessed to "Marry You" by Bruno Mars. The newlyweds enjoyed cocktail hour outside and in the lower portion of the Vineyard's beautiful barn with their friends and family following the ceremony. Later, DJ Frank Marsden invited everyone to the upper area of the barn for dinner and formal dances. The Bridal Party members were introduced into the reception area to various songs and Anna & Ryan made their grand entrance to Stevie Wonder's "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" before their first dance to Sara Evan's version of "I Could Not Ask For More". Toasts by the Maid of Honor and Best Man preceded a buffet [...]

Barbara & David’s Wedding + Reception / Vandiver Inn

Friday night was one of those perfect Spring evenings. The Vandiver Inn located along the Chesapeake Bay in Havre de Grace, MD was the perfect setting for Barbara & David's celebration. As a small group of family and friends watched, Barbara & David said "I do" under the Inn's outdoor pavilion and then made their way into the Mansion House for cocktail hour. The Inn's pavilion was then transformed into a reception space before DJ Frank Marsden invited guests back out and then formally introduced the newlyweds and played "At Last" by Etta James for their first dance. A toast, a blessing, salads and a buffet meal preceded the dance party. Music by artists such as Al Green, Michael Jackson, Dion, Justin Timberlake, ABBA, the B-52's, and many more had everyone dancing and singing along throughout the rest of the evening. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Lauren & Taylor’s Wedding + Reception / Vandiver Inn

The weekend began for us with Lauren & Taylor's wedding + celebration at the Vandiver Inn located in Havre de Grace, MD. The ceremony took place in the enclosed outdoor pavilion that has been recently renovated and looks amazing. Officiant, Simmone Marsden and the groom entered first and walked to Scotty McCreery's "This Is It". Lauren's daughter, Charlie, and Lauren's  Maid of Honor, Samantha walked into the ceremony to "I Choose You" by Sara Bareilles, and then Lauren made her way down the aisle to "I Get To Love You" by Ruelle. After a kiss to make it official, and a recessional to Ed Sheeran's "Thinking Out Loud", the newlyweds and their guests enjoyed cocktails and appetizers inside the Mansion house and on the house's front porch while the outdoor pavilion was transformed into a reception space. DJ Frank Marsden officially [...]

Stephanie & Jeffrey’s Wedding + Reception / Stone Ridge Hollow

Saturday night at Stone Ridge Hollow in Forest Hill, MD, Stephanie & Jeffrey became Mr. & Mrs. Zalfa. The evening began with a ceremony in the upper barn area of Stone Ridge. After a kiss and a formal presentation, Stephanie & Jeffrey recessed to Blink-182's "Dammit". DJ Frank Marsden invited guests to move down to the barn's downstairs bar area for cocktails. Later on, after the ceremony space was transformed into a reception space, guests moved back upstairs for introductions and the reception. ZZ Top's "Sharp Dressed Man" was played while the Bridal Party and the Newlyweds were brought in. Intros were followed by Stephanie & Jeffrey's first dance to Elvis Presley's "Can't Help Falling In Love". The Groom and his Mother then danced to Tim McGraw's "Humble and Kind" and then the Bride and her Father danced to "My Little [...]