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Congratulations on your upcoming wedding from all of us at the Kern County Bridal Association. It is our pleasure to welcome you to the exciting world of wedding planning in Bakersfield and the surrounding areas. All of us at the Association look forward to helping you plan your dream wedding with the care and attention you deserve. In that spirit, we present The Wedding Book 2009, your local resource for wedding information. Kern County Bridal Association members created this book especially for brides and grooms in our area, so all of the information is specific to Kern County. Since our first edition in 1995, The Wedding Book has been dedicated to providing FREE information for couples in Bakersfield, Arvin, Delano, Shafter, Taft, Tehachapi and Wasco areas. Each section of the book contains tips and advice from our members, who will be excited to assist you with your wedding needs. At the back of the book there is a section (pages 58-66) with the names and contact information of participating members to use as a quick reference. We encourage you to contact these elite wedding professionals for more information on their products and services. If there's something you need that you haven't found in The Wedding Book, please feel free to contact the Association for information at (661) 633-9200. Register as a "VIB", Very Important Bride, for free at for the latest wedding news and invitations to special members-only events. There is no cost to register, and you will be removed from the list after your wedding. Brides may also register by telephone by calling (661) 633-9200; or 1-866-My-Wedding. We also invite you to attend the Association's upcoming bridal shows, including:

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Start shopping early in the planning process. You don't have to venture out to the local bridal salon right away, but leaf through some magazines and search online to find styles that interest you. Order at least 6 months before the wedding. Bring along 1-2 trusted confidants who will give you an honest opinion about what looks best on you. Take into consideration the bridal consultant's advice, but temper that with the judgement of those who know you best. Don'tshop whenyou're tired or stressed out Be well-rested for your shopping trips, and if you get overwhelmed, take a break. You'll make better decisions. Bring along a digital camera to take pictures of the dresses you like so you can print them and keep them in a file with prices, and share them with people who may not be with you on every trip. This also helps with shopping for the best prices. Take anything you've already decided to wear with you. If you're definitely wearing your gramdmother's lucky pearls, you won't want to discover they clash with your dress just as you're putting it on. Set a budget with about $300 extra for alterations. If you don't need significant alterations, or they aren't that expesnive, you'll have a little cushion for accessories. Ask about the options for length, colors, necklines, sleeves, back and more. The bridal consultants are familiar with the product lines and the skills of the seamstress. Don't get discouraged - have fun! It can take awhile to find the perfect gown, but once you fall in love with it, there will be no other! Wedding Book 2009 - Page 19

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That beautiful bridal gown will only look as sharp as the tuxedo beside it! Shopping for the guys is as important as picking therightdresses, but lucky for you it's a whole lot easier. Dead on fortipsfromKern County's suit and tuxedo experts for everything you'll need to know about finding the right look for the men in your wedding. Keep it local. Find someone in your area that has adequate stock to choose from. For the groom, be prepared to try on different styles to find what looks best with the bride's dress, then move on to the groomsmen, keeping the bridesmaids' color and style of dress in mindGet fitted early. Correct measurements are critical to the tuxedo's fit. Out-of-town groomsmen must befitted accurately as well - even if it means an extra trip. The tuxedos should be selected 2-3 months before to solve any last-minute fitting issues. Accessories count. Complete the look by ordering shoes, shirt studs and even cuff links to match. Order dress socks to match and include an extra pair or two just in case someone shows up with white ones, especially for the little guys. Assign someone with return duties if you're leaving for the honeymoon right after the wedding. He can return the groom's tux and follow up with the groomsmen.



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Shopping for attire that will keep the bride and her attendants happy is no small feat The dresses need to have something in common to be consistent with the wedding style and color; while the bridesmaids themselves may have veiy different body types, skin tones and personal preferences. Finding the perfect dresses requires a delicate balance between the bride's vision and the bridesmaids' tastes and budgets, but it IS possible. Begin with some research and the input of a single bridesmaid, usually the Maid (or Matron) of Honor, as soon as you've decided on your gown and the basic color scheme. Start with magazines, catalogs and the internet to get some ideas. Decide what's most important to you and be flexible on other details. Is it color or style that matters the most? Some brides opt for bridesmaids in different colors of the same style, creating a rainbow effect. Others keep the color consistent, but allow the style to vary. Another option is a gradient color approach, starting with one color and extending in graduating shades; i.e., the bridal gown in cream, maid of honor in champagne, and bridesmaids in gradually darker shades of taupe. Be very, very clear on your preferences. What is appropriately modest to one girl may be embarassing to another, particularly if they are different ages and body types. If you're allowing the bridesmaids to pick their own style, decide early what styles are accceptable; from strapless to full length sleeve and everything in between; floor length to mid-thigh. See the dress before they buy it. Choose a single salon and/or dress manufacturer to keep colors and/or styles consistent. What is "celedon"green to one may be a "celery" to another; or worse, the colors could completely clash with one another. Consider two-piece dresses to add some future-use flexibility for the bridesmaids. The top of a formal dress could be used later with pants for dressy party attire. The skirt could be paired with a more casual top for work. Consider the weather conditions and choose lighter fabrics for summer and shrugs or shawls for winter warmth. Be mindful of bridesmaids' budgets. Not everyone is financially prepared for a "27 Dresses" lifestyle. Try to keep the dresses and accessories to about $300 or less. If you think even that could create a financial strain, consider giving the bridesmaids their shoes, jewelry or accessory items as a thank-you gift. Wedding Book 2009 - Page 22

The Bride is the center of attention on her wedding day, so be sure to start early to make the best presentation! Skin takes 28 days to rejuvenate itself; and about 8 weeks to show visible signs of improvement from skin care and anti-aging products. Plan to start a healthy regimen 3-6 months before the wedding, including: Facial Care. For normal skin, cleanse and moisturize twice a day and exfoliate to remove dead skins cells once a week. Consult your skin care professional regarding facial peels or more aggressive tactics for any skin problems. Hair. Plan to meet with your stylist 3 months before the wedding to start working on your hair's health, style and color. Don't forget the impact your diet has on healthy skin and hair. Eat vitamin-rich foods with lots of fruit and vegetables and be sure to drink at least 8 glasses of water a day. Hands & Feet. The hands with those beautiful new rings will be the focus of lots of attention. Moisturize after showering and after EVERY time you wash your hands. Remember that your feet will only be under that dress for part of the time can bet those toes are going to be visible! Exfoliate rough, dry skin at least once a week, and moisturize twice a day. Put aside the flip-flops and wear socks with lots of moisturizer underneath, especially when you go to bed at night. Hire Professional help. Consult a beauty professional for product advice and schedule appointments as necessary using the time tables on the next page. Weddins Book 2009 - Page 23

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Start with the facility to find out if the meal is part of the rental package. If so, you can focus just on the food and serving options. If not, you'll need to do some research of independent caterers as soon as possible. Research your options and establish a budget per person. If you're having kids at the reception, ask about children's meals which may be offered at a discount. Ask family, friends and other wedding professionals for referrals. Find out who people are recommending, and why. Call potential caterers and set appointments for tasting the foods you are interested in serving. If the facility is providing the caterer, set up an appointment to taste the menu options that are available in your budget. Once you've made your decision, get the details in writing in the contract. Be sure the contract outlines all of the details clearly, including price and what's included.

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Given the time of day and style of the wedding, what menu would you suggest? Do you specialize in any particular foods? Can we serve a personalized special dish, like a family favorite? What are the serving options (buffet vs seated); and is there a price difference? How many events do you do in the same day, and who will be assigned to mine? What is included in your price? What is extra and how much is it? a) Do you supply linens, chafing dishes, plates, silverware, glasses, etc.? b) Do you decorate the serving tables? Are there different options? c) How many servers are included, and what will they wear? d) Is there a corkage fee if we bring our own wine or champagne? e) Is there a cake-cutting fee? f) Is the gratuity included? If not, how much is it and when is it due? 7.) Do you have a children's menu? How much is it? 8.) When do you need the retainer? Is it deducted from the total? 9.) When is the final guest count due? 10.) Are staff plates included for photographer, dj, etc.? 11.) What are your hours? Is there an overtime rate if the reception runs longer? 12.) How much time do you need for set-up and clean-up? 13.) Do you have all the necessary health permits & food service licenses? 14.) Do you have a liquor license? If so, what does it cover? 15.) Do you have any pictures of your work? 16.) Do you have a list of professional references I can check? Wedding Book 2009 - Page 28



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Your Wedding Cake is one of the most special desserts you will ever eat Whether you choose a traditional tiered cake, or a colorful and elaborate approach, you'll need to speak "cake" to the bakery. Here are the terms: Fondant is the smooth icing pictured above, laying flat over the top of a cake. It can be cut in shapes and layered (see above) or accented by other decorations, such as marzipan fruits and flowers. It retains its shape even in warm temperatures. Buttercream is the traditional icing. It is easily colored and flavored, adding to the depth of its taste. It can be used in basketweave design, bows, swags, dots, lattice, and flower shapes. Buttercream icing needs to be refrigerated, but it can be placed beneath a layer of fondant to avoid melting. Ganache is a chocolate and cream combination frequently used as a filling. Cake fillings can be made of fruit (lemon, raspberry, orange), flavored with ganache for chocolate, whipped cream, or another layer washing in a liquor. Marzipan is an Italian paste made of almonds, egg whites and sugar. It can be used as a filling, icing, or be made into decorative shapes like fruits and flowers. Be careful of weather conditions, particularly heat and humidity, which can affect the cake. Delivery and set-up should be included to avoid possible mishaps. Purchase decorations and accessory items, such as cake topper, additional flowers, napkins, and cake knife and server set for the cake table. Be sure to reserve an extra round table and linen specifically for the cake. Wedding Book 2009 - Page 30

Dentals can be an easy and stress-free way to reduce expenses while upgrading the decor. Most rental companies have optional set-up and teardown fees in the delivery price, which eases the strain on family members. Examples of party rentals could include: Tableware - Tables, chairs, table cloths, linen napkins, plates, glasses and silverware Food & Beverage Items - Chafing dishes, cake stands, champagne fountains, coffee makers, margarita machines, pitchers, platters, waiter trays, beverage service, etc. Decorations - Centerpieces, candleabras, dance and patio lights, trees, guest book stands, arches, umbrellas, etc. Weather Managers - Shade tents, fans, misters, heaters, etc. Other Equipment - Stages, dance floors, lighting, tents, bar & beverage service, podiums, PA systems, fog machine, bubble machine, confetti shooter, gazebos and even trash cans can be rented. Find out if you can rent before buying anything you don't want to keep forever. Make arrangements directly with the rental company to have the extra convenience of one company delivering and picking up everything at once. Wedding 5cok 2009 - Page 31




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mmmmml Your Wedding Day can last forever with a great Wedding Video! Videography is an art form, and nothing can replace the unique expertise of a professional videographer. It takes skill behind the camera, of course, to recognize and record the moments that create your memories. But it takes an even greater degree of talent in the editing room to save the best footage and then enhance it. Under the trained professional, what starts out as 2-6 hours of a wedding in real-time is transformed. Those key moments combined with words and music become a feature film that will be most-watched movie of your lives. When interviewing, ask about the equipment, staff assigned, hours covered and how long it will take to receive the video after the wedding. Keep in mind that a copy of the wedding video is a great thank-you gift. A DVD is large enough to hold a video and tons of pictures. Some videographers offer a photo montage as part of their packages, or may be able to include copies of your photos along with the video when it's duplicated, so ask for details.

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Flowers add color, fragrance and celebration to the wedding. From the aisle to the bouquet, the cake to the centerpieces, and everything in between, you have endless possibilities in floral expressions.

Big, Bold Colors and gem tones are in for Spring and Summer; green, purple and bright blue. Fall colors for this year are vibrant reds and oranges. Winter will will include seasonal reds, classic black and white combinations, and electric blues, greens and purples. Bring on the Bling in 2009 by adding jewelry. Try accenting with an antique-style broach to add a vintage look. Include bold costume jewelry in the decorations. Add small crystals, or diamantes, to the center of the flowers; or decorate the hand-wrap of your bouquet with a string of diamonds or pearls. Bejeweled Manzanita Branches are a hot new trend for weddings, bringing color and light to centerpieces and buffet tables. For added warmth, try adding votive candles, always in fire-safe votive cups, hanging from the branches. Festive feathers are a light and airy addition to bouquets and floral arrangements. They are available in almost any color regardless of the season, making it easy to add an accent color. It's a wrap! Finish offhand-wrapped bouquets with satin, ribbon and jewelry to complete your look.

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Mtyhrjfcft Invitations should be mailed 6-8 weeks before the wedding, so plan to order 3-4 months prior to allow time to address and mail them. Get Started by counting the number of addresses on your invite list. A general rule is that one address equals 2 or more guests, depending on whether or not you're including children. Order 25 more than you thinkyou'll need so thatyou'll have enough for returned mail and unanticipated invitation requests. If you have to order more invitations later, you'll start over at the beginning - including all the set-up fees. Wording. Traditional wording rules apply on written stationery. For example, before the wedding the bride's name is always before the groom's; but after the wedding it switches to Mr. and Mrs. new-last-name. If you don't know, don't be afraid to ask the invitation consultant for help; particularly if you have a delicate issue like divorced and/or remarried parents or children to include.

2009 Invitation Trends Beautiful, bold colors are the trend in papers and inks. Spring colors feature bright looks with seasonal favorites like apple green and tangerine. Fall will focus on warm coffee shades including mocha, cappuccino, caramel and latte. Winter whites and classic gem colors will round out the 2009 season; i.e., formal black and white combinations, or electric blue paired with extravagant amethyst. Innovative Envelopes are very hot this year. Pocket designs and self-mailers, where the invitation is enclosed in a bright folding envelope finished with a seal, are the most popular designs of the season. Going Green with eco-friendly papers is a big hit for the earth-conscious bride; replacing standard paper with 100% recycled paper and accenting the tables with plantable guest favors. This year, plantable favors include traditional seed packets and pressed-seed papers that can be personalized with ink and later planted into flower beds by your guests. Opulent layers never go out of style! Translucent overlays, ribbon ties, innovative clasps and beaded mettalic cords make an ecclectic fashion statement. Jeweled invitations are also in, creating a vintage look. Wedding Book 2009 - Page 47


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Personalized favors are great for the guest tables, but they can also be used throughout the wedding to express yourself with style! Personalized ribbon is available with your names and dates to use on favors and floral arrangements. Candy and cake boxes with names and date make sweet treats. Try a tealight wrap to give guests a warm reminder of your special day. Wrap bottles of water for the dressing rooms to keep the wedding party and parents happy and hydrated before the ceremony. Personalized candy wrappers are not just for tables any more! Brides are using them in gift baskets for the wedding party, invitations to the bridal shower, to hold little fun facts about the newlyweds at the reception, and as little decorations on the guest book and gift tables.

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When interviewing for transportation services, be sure to cover these key areas: Licenses, permits & insurance may be required to provide the service. Be sure all requirements are met before signing any paperwork. Limousines should have TCP or public transportaton licenses; carriages may need permits to operate on public roads. Extent of Service Package including what hours service is to be provided, the number of people included, overtime and cancellation policies should be covered. Conduct a visual inspection of the car or carriage to be used prior to signing on the dotted line. Ask to meet the driver that will be assigned to you, if possible. Required deposits, balance due dates, bar stock (if applicable) and gratuity amount should be covered in detail on the contract. If it isn't outlined, be sure to ask that whatever is included in the service package be clearly stated in writing to eliminate possible misunderstandings. Ask for a list of Referrals and Professional Reccomendations.

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What you needfromyour Music Pmiderisl Weddings have specific sound requirements for the ceremony and reception. Dead on for information on what to look for in a musician or entertainer, key questions to ask when interviewing, and tips on hiring the best sound support for pur wedding and reception.

The Ceremony The ambience created by your music selection sets the tone for the wedding. Pianist, organ player, harpist, flute, even classic guitar can set a beautiful tone. Begin music at least 30 minutes prior to the ceremony as guests are seated. Sound support will be needed for the bride, groom and officiant to be heard at the back of the room; which can be accomplished with the addition of a lapel microphone on the officiant and another on the groom. Music is used to cue the procession (walk down the aisle) and recession (walk back up the aisle) for the wedding party.

The Reception Meet & Greet. Your emcee will start the reception by arriving before you to greet and welcome your guests, setting the tone with appropriate music while you, your parents and the rest of the Wedding Party complete pictures. Grand Entrance of the wedding party and the bride and groom is cued by music. A great entertainer will customize the music and his/her introductions to fit your preferences and the personalities of the wedding party members. Meal Service relies as much on the entertainer as it does on the catering staff, checking to see that everyone is in place and dismissing tables for buffet service. The Best Man's Toast relies on the DJ to make sure the champagne is poured, and the best man and the rest of the toasters have a problem-free microphone. Cutting the Cake calls for the MC to gather bride, groom, photographer, guests, videographer, catering staff and dessert plates at the cake table; while providing a break to clear plates and break down tables to create the dance floor or area. Bouquet toss and Garter throw announced and accompanied by music. Speciality Dances including father/daughter, mother/son and wedding party are all cued with preselected music. Bride & Groom's First Dance to a preselected song. Some entertainers also include a pre-recorded message from the bride and groom to one another spliced into their first dance selection, creating a unique song for each couple to share with their guests. The Last Song of the night gives your guests a lasting impression of the event. You can choose to go out with a loud, victorious theme; or opt for a more poignant ending like the 'circle of love' with family and friends. Whatever you choose, the end of the music lets everyone know in the nicest way possible when it's time to go. Wedding Book 2009 - Page 53

Hiring Questions & Criteria Insurance is required by most facilities at a minimum of$l million liability Professional Equipment should be standard, but check for sound quality and general appearance of system and lights before signing a contract. Backup Equipment. Ask about contingency plans in case of equipment failure. Is there backup equipment? If hiring a band, ask about backups in case one member is sick or otherwise unavailable.

Attire. Appropriate dress is a must when it comes to your wedding, so don't be afraid to ask what type of clothing will be worn by musicians, dj's and mc's. If you aren't comfortable with their answer, ask if you can specify 'working wedding' attire, like black pants and a collared shirt. Get everything in writing on the contract. Only the kind of bands and dj's you see on judge...' aren't prepared togiveyou a written contract in which all the details are specified. Be sure the contract includes starting and ending times as well as the overtime rate in case your party goes later than planned. Also be sure to note set-up and tear-down time requirements as that can affect the facility use times. Professional Memberships & Affiliations can be great pre-qualifiers during phone calls. Ask what groups they belong to, and look for national and regional associations that require members to meet ethical, professional and customer care standards.

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In the state of California every marriage must be performed by a licensed clergy; a.k.a. a pastor, reverend, priest, rabbi, officiant or celebrant. You may use the the church or hire the services of a licensed non-denominational officiant (one without specific church ties). Any person who solemnizes a marriage must have official authorization by the State of California to conduct the marriage ceremony. Please note that the County of Kern no longer solemnizes marriages in the court house (effective 2008). For a current list of non-denominational officiants, visit Legal information on licenses, passports and name changes are on pages 56-57. Sponsored by Reverend Albert M. Haywood, Ceremonies with Grace Reverend Belinda Singleton Weddings on Wings, Reverend Y. Brassfield

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Obtaining a US. Passport U.S. Passport - required to enter by land, sea or air effective 06-01-09 WHERE TO GO: United States Post Office - Bakersfield Passports 3400 Pegasus, Bakersfield 93308 No appointment necessary. Hours Mon-Fri 9a-3:45pm, closed weekends & holidays What to Bring: Official birth certificate with raised seal Driver's License or Identification card & Social Security Card Two 2" x 2" photographs with white or off-white background (Available there for $15 each) What it Costs: Passport Book $100; Card $45 - land & sea only Passports take about 5-6 weeks to receive, or add $60 for 3-week processing Passports are good for 10 years (unless revoked)

Changing Your Name LEGAL NAME CHANGES If you are taking your spouse's name, please be aware that you must file for a legal name change on government-issued i.d.'s including passport, social security, driver's license and identification cards. Legal name changes are also advisable on all property titles (vehicle, home, etc.); insurance policies, bank accounts, etc. You can begin by indicating your intent to file a new name on the application for marriage license, then complete by filing with each relevant agency.

Social Security Name Changes Social Security Administration Office 5300 Office Park Drive, Suite 100 Hours Mon-Fri 7a- 7p, closed weekends and holidays Request application online at Legal documents showing old and new names required Cost is -0-

Driver's License, I.D. Cards & Vehicle Titles Department of Motor Vehicles (any office) Hours vary by location Get forms online at Marriage License and old identification and titles required Cost $28 for Driver's License, $24 for I.D. Vehicle transfer -0- unless requesting duplicate title

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County of Kern, Office of the County Clerk 1115 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield 93301 Telephone (661) 868-3588 Hours Mon-Fri 8:30a-4:00p, closed weekends & holidays


Bride & Groom must be at least 18 years of age or older Bride & Groom must appear together Each must have 2 forms of government-issue ID, one with photo If divorced within 90 days, bring copy of final dissolution



Must be used in Kern County (or county of purchase) within 90 days Bride and Groom must be living together as Husband & Wife at the time of application No witnesses or blood tests are required Record of the marriage is kept sealed, not accessible to the public Cost is $80 Can be used in any county within the State of California Marriage is recorded in the County of Purchase One witness is required, no age stipulation on witness Adult couples must meet basic requirements above Juvenile couples may be eligible, subject to approval by Probation Cost is $67 in Kern County


All persons under the age of 18 years must apply through: County of Kern, Probation Department 1813 Ridge Road, Bakersfield, Ca. 93305 Telephone (661) 868-4313


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Wedding Services Directory



Kern County Bridal Association - your local wedding resource (661) 6 3 3 - 9 2 0 0 "Wedding Services for the Bride & Groom; networking and support for "Wedding Professionals. Degister online for FREE information on local wedding services, upcoming bridal shows, discounts, workshops, newsletters and invitations to special events. 531 H Street, Bakersfield, Ca. 93304

BANqJMIMFACILITO Hodel's Country Dining (661) 399-3341 Hodel's catering and banquet facilities will fulfill your expectations. "With exceptional service and menu options suited to your individual taste, Hodel's will make your special day one to remember. 5917 Knudsen Drive, Bakersfield, Ca. 93308 Italian Heritage Dante Hall (661) 8 3 1 - 0 8 6 7 Capacity 215 indoors / 1,000 outdoors. Indoor club house with kitchen will accommodate 215 guests comfortably. Beautiful outdoor pavilion, surrounded by trees can accommodate up to 1,000 guests. Complete banquet facilities, full bar. 4415 Wilson Road, Bakersfield, Ca. Contact: Julie Kern Law Enforcement Association (661) 3 9 2 - 4 4 3 0 Capacity 110 plus additional 70 in bar area. Beautiful indoor facility conveniently located off Freeway 99. Warming kitchen, tables & chairs included. Need not be law enforcement to rent we have great rates. 3417 Pegasus Drive, Bakersfield, Ca. Contact: Alex Bernard Marriott Bakersfield at the Convention Center (661) 3 2 3 - 1 9 0 0 Have your wedding dreams come to life at the Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center. Our professional and knowledgeable staff will make your day not only special, but memorable. Call us today to reserve your dream experience. 801 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, Ca. Noriega House (661)633-9016 Garden Capacity 350. Noriega House is a lovely location for weddings and any special event Noriega House is dedicated to providing you with quality service and custom design. 1325 Baker Street Bakersfield, Ca. Sycamore Canyon Golf Course (661) 8 5 4 - 4 4 7 8 Set in the midst of lush and fragrant gardens, forest mountains and meadows, Sycamore Canyon Golf is the ideal place to exchange vows and a perfect place for an intimate Ceremony and Deception.

Contact: Nieves Carrera

The 4 2 0 Club (661) 8 7 1 - 5 7 5 0 The 420 Club is a rental hall located north of Bakersfield on Alfred Harrell Highway. The club may be rented for many types of events such as weddings, birthdays, holiday parties, engagements, etc. 3910 Alfred Harrell Highway, Bakersfield, Ca. 93308

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BANQUET HAL16 0 FAOTI&Uttaed The Links at Riverlakes Ranch (661) 587-3801 Your wedding day is a special moment in time, when everything has to be perfect and no detail forgotten. We will ensure that your wedding day will be everything you've dreamed of. Call Cathy at 587-3801. 5201 Riverlakes Drive, Bakersfield, Ca. Contact: Cathy Frampton The Petroleum Club (661) 324-6561 Bakersfield's Premier event destination! Stunning views, incredible food and the finest service available. Groups up to 320 guests. Ml inclusive. 5060 California Avenue, 12th Floor of the Stockdale Tower Contact: Lili Marsh VFW Hall - "The Post" (661) 8 3 4 - 3 6 5 6 Capacity 200. Includes access the day before, tables, chairs & gated picnic area. On-site catering only, fully stocked bar and 2 bartenders. VFW Member discount ask Facility Coordinator for details. 5350 South Union (between Pacheco & Fairview Drive) Contact: Martin Guerrero

BAOTDING Bartender Express

(661)398-0319 Providing A Professional Mobile Bar Service "Serving Spirits Responsibly". P.O. Box 12166 Bakersfield, CA. 93389 Contact: Manuel Gutierrez

BEAUTY PIÂťDUCT6@<fflCK Bridal Indulgence (661)301-8509 Award Winning Hair and Makeup Artist at your location. With 13 years of experience working with bridal parties and photographers, you can trust your wedding day hair and makeup to Bridal Indulgence. 8200 Stockdale Hwy Ste # M-4 Bakersfield, Ca. 93311 Contact: Keasha Brickell Europhoria Medical & Personal Spa, Eurotan & Club Tan (661) 8 4 7 - 4 7 7 2 On your wedding day, be at your best! Clear your complexion, shed a few pounds, add a bronze glow to your skin, have your make-up masterfully applied! Europhoria ... where beauty meets science! Hair By Carleen (661) 2 0 1 - 3 2 7 0 Specializing in bridal hair for 14 years. Let me pamper you and your bridal party on your big day. Packages for every budget On location available. Specializing in updo's, tv, models, fashion shows and extensions. 7420 District Blvd., Suite B, Bakersfield, Ca 93313 Mary Kay Cosmetics (661)588-5880 "took your radiant best on the 'Big Day' and every day!" I specialize in skin care & color application that brings out your best features. Enjoy a complimentary personal consultation as well as wedding day services. Contact: Kelley Allen Wedding Book 2009 - Page 59

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BRIDAL GOWNS & ACCESSORIES Ladies and Gents Bridal (661) 325-7911 For over 15 years, Ladies and Gents Bridal has been dressing brides for their special day. Our staff is ready to assist you with ideas for the bride and the whole wedding party. Take time to make an appointment or just stop in, our extended weekday hours make it convenient for everyone. 124 Oak Street, Bakersfield, Ca. 93304 Lyndiak (661)343-1106 Custom Jewelry. Contact: Lyndia Krausgrill

CATERING Hacienda Guerrero Catering & Event Planning (661) 2 0 3 - 5 2 6 6 Let our staff assist you in organizing your special occasion. We offer a wide variety of services. "We specialize in weddings, Quinceaneras and Anniversaries. Let us make your dreams come true. The Catering Specialist (661)398-0319 Specializing in: Deep-Pit, Chicken, Steaks, Tri-Tip and Mexican Entrees. P.O. Box 12166, Bakersfield, Ca. 93389 Contact: Manuel Gutierrez

COORDINATORS 8EVENT PLANNING Bella Noche Events (661) 301 - 0 9 6 3 "You deserve a fabulous wedding, we specialize in fabulous!" With our main emphasis on "Wedding Day Coordination, you can be assured that you and your guests will enjoy your Wedding Day to the fullest! Contact: Tara Fernandez Exquisite Conciege (661)377-2955 Let Exquisite Concierge orchestrate a symphony of vision and create one of the most memorable events of your life. 4900 California Avenue, Suite B-210, Bakersfield, Ca. 93309 Contact: John M. Dunn My Sorted Affair (661) 549-2274 We create an expression of you, and an experience that your guests will be talking about for years to come. We understand the stress of creating a party, that's why we say "let us worry about the details". Contact: Therese Dozier

FAVORS OccasionOgraphy by CuddleBug Ink (661) 7 0 3 - 3 7 6 8 Let us help you create sweet memories that will last a lifetime! We provide personalized candy bar wrappers, bottle labels, and more, to make your wedding day event sweeter! OccasionOgraphy by CuddleBug Ink, creating sweet memories from life's sweetest moments. Wedding Book 2009 - Page 60

G ^ @ 2 Wedding Services Directory C^^@5 FICTO Four Seasons Floral and Design (661) 4 72-42 51 Specializing in personalized service and unique floral designs to reflect each couples' tastes. Vases, backdrops, arches and linens are available for rent Bridal Packages starting at $499!! Contact: Melissa Jolley Uniquely Chic Florist Boutique (661) 588- 799 7 A floral design studio specializing in custom, chicfloraldesigns for weddings & events. We turn jour wedding dreams into a fabulous floral masterpiece! Complimentary consultations available UniquelyChicfloristcom. 9500 Brimhall Rd #701, Bakersfield, Ca. 93312 Contact: Lacey Carter

HORSE-DRAW CARRIAGE Riding Down Memory Lane (661)589-4435 Percheron Draft Horse drawn carriages and wagons for jour special events. Show-quality horses with harnesses. Cinderella Pumpkin Carriage for the Princess of the Daj. White doves and butterflies, too!!! Contact: MaryAnn

INVITATIONS CARDS 25-FREE Wedding Invitations - Be Our GuestI (661) 6 3 3 - 9 2 2 2 Beautiful wedding invitations and announcements to suit every taste and budget 25-Free with everj order of 50 or more. Traditional, contemporary, pockets, photo-style, self-mailers and more. Mention The Wedding Book and get 50-free personalized napkins with your order. 531 H Street, Bakersfield, Ca. 93304 ww.Weddinglnvitations.Be Contact: LeeAnn Brown I Love My (661)215-2901 You write it, WE print it, we stuff it, we stamp it, add a gift card or gift basket, WE mail it, they get it A real card for any occasion with a real stamp, in your handwriting with your signature. Contact: Wes Bartell

LIMOUSINES Bakersfield Vintage Limousine

(661)326-8130 Vintage limousine is locally owned and operated, allowing us to personally oversee the details that make our limousine service exceptional. From extraordinary design and style to the latest technology. Double R Limousine (661) 6 6 4 - 5 8 0 5 Double P limousine fine transportation at your service. The new '08 Cadillac Escalade 16-passenger with lots of upgrades like AM Padio, Ipod ready, 20-inch plasma TV. Please call to preview the limo you will love it! 9216 Coney Island Drive, Bakersfield, Ca. 93311 Contact: RudyVasquez

MUSIC速 ENTERTAINMENT Good Time Entertainment (661) 6 3 3 - 1 9 4 9 Elegant! Memorable! Unforgettable! This is what your guests will say after your wedding with Good Time as your DJ/MC. Custom First Dance, Custom Grand Entrance, and a one-of-a-kind party. Call now for your free no obligation consultation. Mention The Wedding Book and get $100 towards your wedding invitations with booking. www.GoodTime.Ca Contact: Kyle Brown Wedding Book 2009 - Page 61

G ^ @ 2 Wedding Services Directory C ^ ^ @ 5 MUSIC ^MraMMEcoottocd Non-Stop Sound (661)398-0319 Mobile Disc Jockey Š Video Jockey Service. Specializing in Pro Sound, Lighting Videos and Music for ALL Occasions. Contact: Manuel Gutierrez Valley Entertainment (661) 8 0 9 - 8 6 6 4 or 5 8 9 - 5 3 5 6 Whether planning a wedding or special celebration, take your event to the next level with live music. Whatever your dream day commands, we can deliver. Valley Entertainment has access to over 250 professional musicians and theatrical talent from Fresno to Los Angeles. Contact: Ken Bausano

DADTYDENTM6 Walker-Lewis Rents (661)831-7368 From weddings to special events, the dedicated staff at Walker-Lewis Gents has all your rental needs covered. Tables, chairs, linens,flatware,tents and more are just a call away contact us today to plan the perfect event! 4501 Ride Street, Bakersfield, Ca. 93313

DtlOTOGDAPHEDS Allan Kuykendall Photography (661) 3 9 6 - 1 8 0 2 Thanks for choosing Allan Kuykendall to share in your special day. It's our goal to insure that your cherished memories are captured in a way that brings you a lifetime of joyful remembrances. Artisan Photography (661)747-0937 We are dedicated to capturing all that you have spent a lifetime envisioning. Invite Artisan Photography to help you forever relive the day that you celebrated your love. Capture Photography "Capture the Moment" (661) 4 3 1 - 4 3 4 0 Capture Photography offers both Traditional portraits and Photojournalistic shots. Leather albums or liardboard "Coffee Table" Memory Books. Wedding packages to suit your needs. Hourly Pates. Contact: Nicole Raymond Desi Vega Photography (661) 8 7 3 - 1 6 8 2 We capture the events, emotions and excitement as they unfold to reflect your style and create your wedding story. Our posed images are traditional and up to date. Contact: Desi Vega Freeze Frame Photography (661) 4 2 7 - 6 7 5 7 Locally based. Over 20 years experience. We are family owned Š operated. Specializing in Weddings & portraits all services are in-house to provide a personal touch for your special day. Contact: Thomas Morgan Glimpses of Life Photography (661) 2 0 5 - 5 5 6 7 A Mother / Daughter team specializing in all occasion photography... More Than A Portrait... More Than A Memory... A Glimpse Into Your Life ... Contact: Terri J. Andrew Photography (661) 5 8 9 - 5 8 7 8 Specializing in fun and adventurous local and destination photography with a bold, chic, photojournalistic approach. We offer exclusive availability, personalized customer service, and premium quality products. info(5) Wedding Book 2009 - Page 62

G ^ @ 2 Wedding Services Directory C^^@5 DHOlDGDADlffiDS.ooottacd Juli Feller Photography (661) 7 0 3 - 7 6 3 6 We specialize in photographic weddings, engagements, families, seniors, children, babies, and maternity Call us for any photographic need! Kandid Kamera (661)832-4440 Kandid Kamera is proud to have photographed 400 weddings in 10 years. We have two teams of photographers who specialize in capturing the candid moments that make your day unforgettable. Our prices are reasonable and our enthusiasm unmatched!!! Contact: Bobby Sherrill Lacey's Photography (661)747-4102 I'd love to have the opportunity to document your wedding. I'm sure you'll love your photos and love the Flush Mount Album I will custom design for you. Shoot us an email! We'd love to hear from you! Photographic Unlimited (661) 201 -0 74 7 At photographic unlimited we're dedicated to creating timeless moments on your special day with a unique twist, we specialize in Green Screen Production Photography Se liabla Espanol. Contact: Steve Ortega Valdophye Photography (661) 3 2 7 - 2 6 4 2 Offering today what others will offer tomorrow! Watts Photography (661) 9 0 0 - 2 1 3 7 At Watts Photography we combine our visual and artistic talents with excellent personal service. When photographing weddings we focus on the beauty, intimacy and emotion of the day. We would be honored to be your photographer for your special day. Contact: Pati With Love Photography (661) 322-LOVE (5683) With love Photography is a Sixteen-Time International Award-Winning Studio, and 2009 First Place International Award Winner. Comefindout what the excitement is about! Beyond what Others See. 4642-D California Ave., Bakersfield, Ca. 93309 Xpressions by Michelle (661) 3 0 1 - 5 2 4 3 Xpressions by Michelle gives you fun, edgy photos with a sexy twist Weddings, Engagements, boudoir. Call 661-301-5243. 2005 Eye Street #5, Bakersfield, Ca. 93301

DEVEDENM Reverend Albert M. Haywood, Ceremonies with Grace (661) 6 6 3 - 8 8 2 9 Service in any location. Non-denomination. When you want more than to just say "I Do" allow me to work with you to create the perfect wedding ceremony; one that is special, unique and just for you! Serving Kern County Families since 1980. Cell (661) 333-1004 Reverend Belinda Singleton (661) 4 7 7 - 6 6 4 3 There are many choices for Wedding Officiants in Bakersfield. I would be honored to officiate your wedding. I am a non-denominational Reverend and will accommodate the needs of religious or civil weddings. Serving the Bakersfield area. Reverend Belinda Singleton Weddings on Wings (661) 2 0 3 - 4 3 2 4 Vows performed where you are. Services provided for couples who do not have an affiliation with a church, and want more than a sterile civil ceremony or that drive-thru feeling of Las Vegas. Reverend Yvonne Brassfield Wedding Book 2009 - Page 63

( ยง l ^ > Wedding Services Directory ( ยง l ^ > TU3DOS Fino's Menswear & Tuxedo (661) 588-3344 Here at Finos we pride ourselves in offering the latest styles, the sharpest fit at the best prices in town. Our prices won't be beat! Ask about our FDEE Groom's Tux program. Can't come to us? No Problem, Fino's will go to you. Call today for your appointment 3900 Coffee Road, Suite 14, Bakersfield, Ca. 93308 Friar Tux Shop (661) 831 -4400 Free Groom's Dental, Special Ding Bearer Package "Wedding Offers at 600 Coffee Road Bakersfield, Ca. Mr. Tuxedo (661)322-2306 We are Bakersfield's finest formalwear specialist, our professional staff is ready to serve you. Our complete in-stock selection will allow you to try on the tuxedos of your choice. Don't be fooled by the out-of-town chain store or that place where you choose from a catalog! 2409 Brundage Lane, Bakersfield, Ca. 93304

wfeemms Bob West's Legacy Video (661) 706-3002 Whether you reside in San Diego or Sacramento ... or are planning a destination wedding from Yosemite to Disneyland Let legacy Video tell the story of your hearts. Contact: Bob West Higher Definition Media (661) 3 0 2 - 4 4 4 4 By employing the same skills, techniques, and equipment used in the film industry, HDM produces wedding films that are truly worthy of Hollywood. With a prior background in shooting commercials and independent films, HDM brings a fresh, sophisticated, cinematic look to each of the weddings we capture. 1527 19th Street, Suite 305, Bakersfield, Ca. Multi Video Productions (661) 4 72-1269 If you're looking for an innovative wedding video experience, a unique style of photography, reasonable packages and a business you can trust will do the job right the first time ... then you've found it! Contact: Joseph Hernandez

ADDING DKDDMODS PartyTimel Balloons and Event Decorating (661)330-3926 Balloon Arches, Columns, lighted heart sculptures, table centerpieces, fabric canopies with twinkle lights. "Our passion is to create the wedding of your dreams!" Contact: Kate Roemmich

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