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Elaine & Patrick’s Wedding + Reception / Vandiver Inn

Sunday afternoon was a celebration of Elaine & Patrick at the Vandiver Inn located in Havre de Grace, MD. The festivities began at 1:30 PM with a ceremony in the Inn's temperature controlled outdoor pavilion. Prelude music was played live provided by a bag pipe player, the Bridal party walked down the aisle to "Hard to Concentrate" by the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Bride chose "Red is the Rose" by the High Kings for her processional. After being presented as Husband & Wife, Elaine & Patrick recessed to live music played on the bag pipe. Cocktails were enjoyed by all inside the Mansion House while the ceremony space was turned into a reception space. After everyone found their table and seats, the Bride & Groom were formally introduced into the reception and they danced to Flogging Molly's "If I [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Denise & Rand’s Wedding + Reception / Vandiver Inn

We celebrated Denise & Rand's wedding & reception at the Vandiver Inn Sunday evening! Their ceremony began just after 4 and was followed by pictures, cocktails, appetizers and socializing inside the Inn's Mansion House. Soon after, guests found their way to the reception area and DJ Frank Marsden officially introduced the Bridal Party and the new Mr. & Mrs. Miller. Rand welcomed and thanked everyone then turned the microphone over to his Best Man who delivered a wonderful toast to the newlyweds. A blessing preceded plated salads and a lovely served meal. Colonel & Mrs. Randolph P. Miller wrapped up the dinner portion of the night by dancing their first dance as husband and wife to "Let's Make Love" by Tim McGraw & Faith Hill. Rand took a break as his wife danced with her Father next to Heartland's "I Loved [...]

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 [...]

Jennifer & Brandon’s Wedding + Reception / Vandiver Inn

We congratulate the new Mr. & Mrs. Deen! Jennifer & Brandon got married yesterday in Havre de Grace at the Vandiver Inn. Their ceremony took place in the Inn's outdoor heated pavilion and concluded with a recessional to "Capital Letters" by Hailee Steinfeld & BloodPop. Guests recessed as well and moved inside the Inn's Mansion House for cocktails and appetizers. After an hour of drinks, yummy eats, and socializing, everyone made their way back out to the pavilion for the reception. DJ Frank Marsden and the Vandiver's Wedding Coordinator, Liz gathered the Bridal Party together inside while guests found their tables and seats outside. Parents were introduced into the reception to "What A Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong, Bridal Party to "Love Shack" by the B-52's, and the newlyweds made their grand entrance to Daughtry's "Start Of Something Good". A blessing [...]

Claire & Travis’s Wedding + Reception / Vandiver Inn

Last night was incredible! Claire & Travis had a reception to remember at the Vandiver Inn located in Havre de Grace, MD. Following the ceremony in Towson, guests began arriving at the Inn for cocktails around 4 and enjoyed drinks and yummy appetizers. DJ Frank Marsden gathered the Bridal Party together while the Inn's Staff invited everyone to move from the Mansion House out to the outdoor pavilion. Once everyone found their seats, Parents of the Bride & Groom were formally introduced while DJ Frank played U2's "Beautiful Day, the Bridal Party came in to "Bring Em' Out" by T.I., and Mr. & Mrs. Green made their grand entrance to "Let's Get It Started" by the Black Eyed Peas. A first dance to the Sam Cooke classic, "Nothing Can Change This Love" was next and and was beautiful as Claire & [...]