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Keswick Vineyards
June 10, 2016 | Weddings | Keswick Vineyards

Prepped and Prepared

From one venue to another, great job to all Charlottesville area wedding venues for making it through the first week of June! We all experienced some tricky weather but word on the street is we all made it out alive! We were particularly lucky over here at Keswick Vineyards being so close to our forever-saving mountains. Throughout the years, our mountains have been known to break up any incoming rain patterns and this weekend was no exception.

Regardless of our luck, however, we prepare. Our team diligently looks at the radar and play "storm watchers" so that we know almost down to the minute when our sunshine is going to go away. For Kate and Shawn's wedding on June 4th this was also the case. We prepared for both Plan A and Plan B so that no matter what we were all ready to go! Church style seating was setup underneath of the Sperry tent for that "just in case" scenario...but by the grace of our glorious mountains WE DIDN'T NEED IT! Kate and Shawn were married outside, with beautiful weather. It was sunshine, soft clouds, and smiles all around.

The good vibes continued throughout the night with personal touches the couple incorporated into their wedding. My favorite? Jenga! Guests were encouraged to sign jumbo jenga pieces in lieu of a guestbook as a keepsake for the couple. We loved it! More childlike elements came into play along the way. Towards the end of the night guests indulged on delicious s'mores and had more to take home as their favors!

One detail we really enjoyed was Kate and Shawn's decorated bicycles with Just Married signs and tin cans on the ends. Adorable. Clever. Cute. Something we definitely hope to see more of throughout our wedding season!

Round of applause to yet another great team! Caterer, Harvest Moon Catering. Wedding Planner, Karissa Coffey Wedding & Event Rentals. Photographer, Bill Murray Wedding and Portrait Photography. Florist, Floral Designs by Jacquelyn Collmus. Desserts, Sweethaus. Hair and Makeup, Bristles Salon. DJ, Frank Smith with Prime Time Sound & DJ. Musician, John Holt. Lighting, Skyline Tent Company. Transportation, Easy Riders Bus Company. Officiant, Brian Purcell.



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