June 30, 2012
They say it takes a village to raise a child. It turns out that it also takes a village to produce a wedding and reception! Special thanks to the following people who helped make this event a wonderful celebration and amazing party:
- Ceremony: Tricia McMahon (Soaring Spirits)
- Gazebo/Ceremony Location: Bob & Carol Pike
(winners of the Neighbor of the Year award)
- DJ: Scott Lifton (Feet First Entertainment)
- Catering: Gael Stewart (Catering by Gael, Mission Coffee)
- Dessert: Niles Pie Company
- Photography: Pinto
- Video: Bill Grant (Father of the Groom!)
- Hair: Alicia Sandoval
- Flowers: Fremont Flowers
- Choreography: Jeanne Batacan-Harper
- Flowerpot Favors: Joanne Culbreth (Happy Moose Garden Art)
- Lego Centerpiece Assembly: Analin, Kaz, Tyler and Anthony
The wedding party: 7 of 9, Chakotay, Dr. Wilson, Indiana Jones, Maverick, Lara Croft and Rogue.
Ceremony led by Tricia (Guinan)
Their costumes nailed the details, including Borg hardware, Star Trek insignia and Chakotay’s tattoo.
First dance for the newlyweds!
Who needs Wedding Cake when you can have fabulous Wedding Strawberry White Chocolate pie?
Three happy couples! Kevin’s parents Bill & Julie on the left, Alison’s parents Lisa & Mike on the right.
Alison and Kevin had an amazing “unity” ceremony planned. Both of them, plus all 4 parents poured colored sand into a bottle, which they will keep.
Our amazing DJ, Scott (Tron) had us dancing and laughing all night long, with movie theme music and trivia games
The table centerpieces were all Lego scenes: Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean, Cars and Superheroes.
Movie posters along the back fence: Star Wars, M*A*S*H, Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean, “The Wedding,” Indiana Jones and Lord of the Rings.
“The Wedding” premiere poster!
Party favors: guests went home with a selection of herbs in Popcorn Pots, featuring movie quotes.
Knitted Star Trek Bears (as Chakotay and 7 of 9) kept guard over the buffet and presided over the dessert table.
Amazing catering by Gael Stewart! Dinner was a huge — and TASTY — success, thanks to Gael and her team.
Guests in attendance included Guinan (who performed the ceremony), Tron (our DJ), Indiana Jones, Rogue & Wolverine (our photographer), Maverick & Goose, James Bond & M, Sean Connery (as himself), Stephanie Mangano & Tony Manero (Saturday Night Fever), Robin, several Disney Princesses and Prince Charming, Ernestine, Dr. Wilson (House), Princess Leia, Lara Croft, Dr. Doolittle, 2 Star Fleet officers, Judge Judy and her bailiff, Charlie Chaplin, Egon Spengler (Ghostbusters), all of the castaways of Gilligan’s Island, 3 members of the M*A*S*H unit, 2 SAG walk-on extras and a movie theater usher.