Alison & Kevin Get Married

June 30, 2012

Ceremony

InvitationThey 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:

Wedding party
The wedding party: 7 of 9, Chakotay, Dr. Wilson, Indiana Jones, Maverick, Lara Croft and Rogue.
Wedding party
Alison and Kevin were 7 of 9 and Chakotay from Star Trek: Voyager.
Ceremony
Ceremony led by Tricia (Guinan)
7 of 9 and Chakotay
Their costumes nailed the details, including Borg hardware, Star Trek insignia and Chakotay’s tattoo.
Alison and Mike
Kevin and Alison

Reception

First dance
First dance for the newlyweds!
Wedding pie
Who needs Wedding Cake when you can have fabulous Wedding Strawberry White Chocolate pie?
Alison & Kevin with parents
Three happy couples! Kevin’s parents Bill & Julie on the left, Alison’s parents Lisa & Mike on the right.
Unity ceremony
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.
Scott
Our amazing DJ, Scott (Tron) had us dancing and laughing all night long, with movie theme music and trivia games
Table setting
The table centerpieces were all Lego scenes: Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean, Cars and Superheroes.
Movie posters
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.
Movie poster
“The Wedding” premiere poster!
Party favors
Party favors: guests went home with a selection of herbs in Popcorn Pots, featuring movie quotes.
Star Trek teddy bears
Knitted Star Trek Bears (as Chakotay and 7 of 9) kept guard over the buffet and presided over the dessert table.
Dinner
Amazing catering by Gael Stewart! Dinner was a huge — and TASTY — success, thanks to Gael and her team.
Salad
Alison and Mike surprised the crowd with a 7-minute choreographed routine to Staying Alive, Alison, Sweet Child of Mine, and Human. We had no idea there was such hidden dance talent in the family!
Alison and Mike
Alison and Mike
Alison and Mike

Guests

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.

Art and Carol
David & Eddie
Pat & Tom
Mary Anne and John
Stephan and Ann
Margaret and Katie
Ailiyah, Annie and Katie
Bob and Irv
Mary Anne, Carol, Emily and John
Tricia, Bill and Kevin
Rosel, Alison, Lisa and Sharon
Mike and Tricia
Bill, Julie, Mac, Susan, Irv
Sharon and Dan
Dennis
Alison and Kevin
Ailiyah
Bill
Mike and Lisa
Alison and Kevin