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WEDDING Celebrations Lumberville 1740 House Country Inn
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long the Delaware River in the quaint village of Lumberville you will find the historic Lumberville 1740 House Country Inn. Originally a working farm in the 1700s, it was later purchased by Harry Nessler in 1968 and turned into a motor lodge, with rooms having views of the river and the Lumberville-Raven Rock Pedestrian Bridge. In 2010, new owners Joe Luccaro, owner of HollyHedge Estate, and his partner Dr. Neil Cohen purchased the 1740 House. The partners have restored and preserved the lengthy two-story inn—and established the 1740 Club on site at the Inn. The private Club is open to members only five days a week for private, riverfront dining and cocktails. But, can also be made available for private functions like bridal showers and rehearsal dinners to none members. According to General Manager Tim Luccaro, the 1740 House is ideal for small intimate parties, particularly riverfront rehearsal dinners. “We have recently overhauled our menu, partnering with great local purveyors like Shady Fox Farms in Solebury, to create some amazing catering menus under Executive Chef John McGrath. The biggest draw of the property, though, continues to be the gorgeous views of the Delaware River from throughout the dining room, bar and patio areas. While the 1740 House has a limited capacity, in the winter (the maximum party size outdoors is 32 people), when we can make use of the patio and outside area, it can go up to as many as 65 people for a cocktail style event. We think the space and staff offer a really exceptional Bucks County experience for small private events,” Luccaro says The 1740 House is a sister property of HollyHedge Estate. Meaning the wedding coordinators at HollyHedge work with the 1740 House to plan all rehearsal dinners and private events. The 1740 House has its own catering staff, and executive chef John McGrath has overseen the recent menu updates. Both properties offer wedding packages that include the cake, ceremony, reception, flowers, and linens. Bridal showers and rehearsal dinners at the 1740 House
are currently booking four months to a year out, according to Luccaro. Brides and grooms can get a tour of the historic country inn by appointment only. The 1740 House also offers 24 guest rooms with full-service breakfast for its guests. Lumberville 1740 House Country Inn is located at 3690 River Road in Lumberville, PA. Their phone number is 215-297-5661. For more information, you can visit www.1740house.com or like them on Facebook.
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Holly Hedge Estate Bed & Breakfast
uilt in the 1780s and originally part of the William Penn land grant, HollyHedge Estate is situated on 21 bucolic acres just north of downtown New Hope. The estate’s rustic charm has become a premier Bucks County wedding destination. According to General Manager Tim Luccaro, his family has been committed to preserving the elegance and natural beauty of their 18th-century farm and estate since taking over in 1994. “We are really proud of our historic and environmental stewardship at the estate. We really believe that we are responsible for mitigating the ecological impact of our weddings, and ensuring that the rich history of the property is preserved for future generations,” Luccaro says. His family has refurbished many of the historic buildings, restored the estate’s architectural features, and rejuvenated its land. They have a number of acres of land that were put under cultivation to grow various items that they can use in the preparation of food for weddings and their inn guests. “We are taking farm-to-table and sustainability to a new level. Really striving to be an industry leader in corporate responsibility. The food we can’t grow on site, we try to obtain from local sources,” Luccaro says. The estate has several areas of interest for brides and grooms to utilize during their weddings. There is a classic fieldstone bank barn, which is popular for wedding ceremonies and cocktail hours. “The Old Barn’s” original construction highlights exposed fieldstone and wood beams
with massive vaulted ceilings. Adjacent to it is a classic English garden. On the property there also are two small ornamental ponds, seasonal gardens, wildflower preserves and various historic outbuildings that offer unique backdrops for wedding pictures. A newer pole barn was constructed for receptions in 2002. This space has all of the modern amenities needed for a celebration. The estate’s original manor house has 15 guest rooms. Inn guests are invited to enjoy a full-service breakfast on weekends from Chef Krystal Weaver. HollyHedge Estate has garnered numerous awards over the years including annual Couple’s Choice Awards from Wedding Wire and The Knot. They were recently inducted into The Knot Hall of Fame. The estate can host up to 200 guests for a wedding. Couples have access to their full-time onsite wedding planners. All of the catering at HollyHedge Estate is done in-house. Executive Chef Jose Calderon and Sous Chef David Fry offer a large menu characterized as Nouveau American cuisine with French, Asian, and Spanish influences. Pastry Chef Janine Harrison does all of the baking on site as well. There are several wedding packages as well as completely customizable options. You can contact the wedding coordinators at HollyHedge Estate today to reserve your wedding date or schedule a tour by appointment only. The historic venue is located at 6987 Upper York Road in New Hope, PA. Their phone number is 215-862-3136. For more information, see them on Facebook or visit www.hollyhedge.com.
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or those couples seeking a destination wedding experience without the need to renew passports and manage international travel arrangements, The Reeds at Shelter Haven offers an unparalleled waterfront backdrop. Offering everything you need to host your special day within the quaint seaside community's hospitality corner at 96th & 3rd, it is no surprise that The Reeds is ranked a Knot Best of Weddings Venue. From the intimate and unique bayfront settings featuring the simple elegance of chic coastal design to the team of experienced planners, culinary creatives, and wedding coordinators, the luxurious guestrooms, suites, and amenities, understated elegance is the cornerstone of every aspect of South Jersey's most sought-after wedding destination. Begin your most special day primping & popping champagne with your closest family & friends in the private Bridal Studio at Salt Spa, with professional hair styling and make-up application by the experts. Then, when the big moment finally arrives, tie the knot at a bayside or seaside ceremony, the details of which our team of coordinators will help you arrange to eliminate any pre-wedding worries. As the stunning natural landscape of Stone Harbor sets the stage for your debut as a married couple, the anticipation will build for your openair cocktail reception on The Reeds sundeck as you envision the sunset dipping below the horizon of the Shelter Haven Basin. Guests can mix & mingle as they enjoy your signature cocktail along with stationed and butlered hors d'oeuvres, a perfect time for you to sneak away for a few moments of solitude together, and to capture sunset portraits on the docks. As cocktail hour winds down, make your grand debut in the indoor-outdoor, open-concept Sweet Grass Ballroom, spacious enough to accommodate dinner & dancing for up to 220 guests. During your plated dinner, indulge in a delicious meal crafted with locally-sourced ingredients, then make your day your own with stationed displays of favorite desserts, such as the 96th Street Display, stocked with Jersey shore staples like saltwater taffy and caramel corn to complement your custom cake, crafted by The Reeds' in-house Pastry
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Team. End the evening dancing & drinking cordials under the stars before retreating to your luxurious suite for a restful night's sleep on a plush throne of triplesheeted Egyptian cotton sheets by Frette as newlyweds. And, for those who wish to celebrate all weekend long, The Reeds offers a diverse collection of customizable event spaces designed for Rehearsal Dinners, AfterParties, and Post-Wedding Brunches, establishing an all-encompassing setting in which to embark on a lifetime of your own traditions and memories. Visit ReedsAtShelterHaven.com or call (609) 3680100 for additional details, availability, and package inclusions. A Refined Hospitality Property.
Pen Ryn Estate
en Ryn estate is a unique wedding and event venue located in the heart of Bucks County PA. With breathtaking views, and on site ceremony locations (indoor and outdoor), we provide a picture perfect setting. Our 100 private acres, and 2000-foot tree-lined driveway open up to full views of the Delaware River, providing you with the ultimate wedding experience. Our two venues, Pen Ryn Mansion and Belle Voir Manor, provide exceptional catering services and white glove service, creating a memorable impression on everyone. As one of the most desirable locations in the Bucks County, it is not surprising that hosts receive glowing accolades from their guests With a rich history, built in the 18th century, and ties to notable families such as the Bickely, Wharton and Drexel Families, the Pen Ryn Estate is a perfect location for any celebration. The estate is filled with charm around every corner, yet we have added 21stcentury party-necessities to make an unforgettable
experience. Reception packages include a Victorian Ballroom accommodating 300 plus seated, your exclusive use of the Mansion or Manor and Private Garden Setting, and a Bridal Suite. Our food is prepared by an experienced culinary team, assuring food quality and presentation. Your reception and cocktail hour includes 21 butlered Hor dâ€™Oeuvres, a selection of cocktail stations and multiple entree options. We also include a custom wedding cake, champagne toast, and extensive top shelf open bar. Everything needed to ensure guest satisfaction. We go above and beyond by providing a personal bridal server along with an experienced maĂŽtre d to guarantee the success of your event.. Pen Ryn Estate is located at 1601 State Road, Bensalem, PA 19020. To receive a private tour and menu prices, call 215-633-0600. For more information, visit www.penrynestate.com.
Rose Bank Winery
ocated in historic Bucks County, PA and situated on a subdivision of land originally deeded by William Penn to his daughters, Rose Bank Winery is an estate consisting of a manor house, circa 1719, and several outbuildings. The property was deeded to Jacob Buckman in 1832, and three years later he built the barn. After a fire caused by lightning burned down half of the historic barn it was lovingly restored and now houses the wine tasting area, a rustic event space, and a beautifully landscaped patio. Over the years the Vintner’s Ballroom & Loft were constructed and the stunning Rose Ballroom was built. Today the winery produces French-style estate bottled wines, and offers three unique venues for weddings, parties, and other gathering. The biggest of these is the Rose Ballroom. then there’s the Vintner’s Ballroom & Loft, and the Buckman Barn ... perfect for more intimate gatherings. The Rose Ballroom is the premiere venue for your special event. Enjoy its rustic elegance with the flexibility of setting the room up exactly as you see fit. Large windows offer scenic views of the vineyard and pasture where our Southdown Babydoll sheep
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graze. There’s a bar and plenty of room for a dance floor, as well as buffet tables. This space is capable of holding about 250 guests. The Vintner’s Ballroom is available for special events and wine tasting. This building has a large open downstairs area with bar, an upstairs loft with wood floor, and a huge second story outdoor deck. The Vintner’s Ballroom can accommodate about 175 people. The lower level of the Buckman Barn can be rented with seating for about 60 people. Using the beautifully landscaped adjoining patio. Large windows in this rustic structure offer scenic views of the pasture where our Southdown Babydoll sheep graze. Each venue is essentially a blank space that is truly customizable to your own style and preferences. Using one of Rose Bank’s preferred caterers, and with a little inspiration, one can create the event of their dreams ... the possibilities are endless. The Rose Bank Winery is located at 258 Durham Rd., Newtown PA 18940. For more information about the wedding venues, call 215-860-5899 or visit www.rosebankwinery.com.
n edgy yet elegant new venue that will rival the most luxurious wedding destinations across both city and countryside settings, is set to debut this spring in New Hope, PA. Designed by a group of well-respected wedding professionals to create an unparalleled luxury lifestyle experience, River House at Odette's, no detail was overlooked in curating the unique venue. unique venue. As you embark on your bold beginning at River House, say â€œI do,â€? in the romantic riverfront ceremony garden overlooking the historic Delaware River amidst the seasonal foliage of quaint New Hope. Following your nuptials, join your friends & family in a highly stylized space featuring plush, curated furnishings, bold murals, layered antique architectural elements, and full-length glass doors offering breathtaking views for cocktail hour celebrations. Dreamlike sophistication & romantic spirit set the tone for the minimalistic yet luxurious open-concept ballroom, complete with whimsical fixtures, flowing fabrics, and elegant custom wall coverings featuring embedded musical scores & love letters from the properties' renowned predecessor's, Chez Odette's past. Here, your guests will enjoy regionally-sourced, farm-to-table cuisine prepared by our team of skilled culinary artists, and signature cocktails featuring both locally produced and internationally acclaimed
spirits, beers, and wines. As dining winds down and the party heats up on the dance floor, refreshing river breezes flowing from the retractable glass wall will help you keep your cool. When the evening's celebrations wind down, the couple of honor and your guests can retreat to the reverie of your residentially inspired guestrooms & suites. Complete with beautiful views of the Delaware River & Lambertville landscape, high-end amenities including triple-sheeted Egyptian cotton Frette sheets, bold floral murals & tufted leather headboards, and spa-worthy on-suites with seamless glass showers, deluge rain showerheads, and Malin & Goetz bath products in a highly-stylized, urban-inspired space, River House guestrooms are an ideal place to rest your head & allow the natural soundscapes to soothe you to sleep. Punctuated with a variety of delectable on-site dining options, the River House experience is unlike that of any wedding & events destination you've seen to-date. A lifetime of traditions starts with your bold beginning at River House. Fall 2020 and 2021 wedding dates are now available. Visit RiverHouseNewHope.com or call (215) 682-2022 for additional details, availability, and package inclusions. A Refined Hospitality Property.
Lake House Inn
glass chandeliers. An exposed stone wall and stunning water vistas provide a memorable setting for both dining and dancing. After the reception, the overnight guests can retreat to an after party at the fire pit and billiard lounge for drinks and gourmet bites until the wee hours. There are 14 luxuriously appointed guest rooms to sleep up to 40 family members. And, there are 2 rental houses for additional guests to stay overnight. Nearby hotels are located 20 minutes away for reception guests. A deluxe Continental breakfast is served to your overnight guests in the morning. The Lake House Inn is a full-service, all-inclusive venue for a dream wedding. You can work with their bridal planner to create a package, excluding music, photography, and flowers. The Lake House Inn is located at 1100 Old Bethlehem Road in Perkasie, PA. Their phone number is 215-258-2556. You can visit them online at www.thelhi.com or like them on Facebook.
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ocated on scenic Lake Nockamixon is a Bucks County premiere waterfront wedding venue, The Lake House Inn. Honored with the AIA Award for Excellence in Architecture and Design, The Lake House Inn features a spa-like decor. Its rustic chic architecture and design can be the contemporary backdrop for your special day. Owner Glenn Stevens describes some wedding day highlights at The Lake House Inn. The wedding day begins with the ladies dressing and toasting in the terraced bridal suite. Meanwhile, the gentlemen are enjoying their own private billiard lounge. The stage for the ceremony is an awardwinning terraced landscape leading to gardens and overlooking the lake. A massive indoor and outdoor cocktail area welcomes the guests following the ceremony. During the cocktail hour, your guests are invited to enjoy a wine tasting guided by the on-site sommelier. Then it is off to the brand new 5,000square-foot Boathouse Ballroom, complete with its 1,000-square-foot lakefront terrace, 27-foot draped ceilings, lit copper bar, and contemporary Murano
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The Woolverton Inn
alled by Fodor’s “One of the loveliest settings in the valley… romantic and secluded,” The Woolverton Inn is an ideal country setting for elopements, micro-weddings and larger weddings up to 200 guests. This secluded Inn near Lambertville, New Jersey and New Hope, PA, perched high above the Delaware River, sits on ten acres of bucolic Hunterdon County landscape and is surrounded by 300 acres of preserved rolling farmland and forest. A 1792 stone manor, the Inn is elegant and relaxed, allowing you to feel like you are at your own home in the country. The Woolverton specializes in offering elegance and style that allows family and friends to gather in a relaxed atmosphere to enjoy the wedding weekend. From initial planning to the wedding day, to the departure of your last guest, Woolverton staff will coordinate your event with trusted catering and rental vendors and provide an on-site wedding assistant to ensure a perfectly executed affair. If you wish, you may have your wedding ceremony on the Inn’s grounds. There is a beautiful horseshoe garden and arbor perfect for an outdoor wedding ceremony. Your wedding ceremony and reception will be planned as a six -hour affair. The Woolverton Inn is also the ideal location for a romantic proposal, and disguising your proposal behind another occasion, such as a weekend getaway, or birthday leaves it a surprise. Take a trip to the country and get
out of town for the weekend or any day of the week. The inn remains open all year, 7 days a week. Here at Woolverton Inn you’ll be able to enjoy time alone together, and your partner will remain unsuspecting (or maybe they’ll be secretly waiting in anticipation). Whether it is an elopement, a micro wedding, or a larger affair, the Woolverton Inn is uniquely suited to delivering warm, welcoming and romantic ambiance. Have your ceremony in the Parlor of the 1792 Stone Manor House, on the covered porch overlooking the Great Lawn, in the Horseshoe Garden surrounded by abundant flowers or on the wishbone bridge entrance to a historic stone barn, with acres of farmland as the background vista. The Woolverton Inn is also the perfect place to begin your first days as a married couple. You’ll find luxurious private cottages, nearby fabulous dining and entertainment, lots to see and do, and exceptional, welcoming hospitality. It is the ideal place for your honeymoon or mini-moon, especially if you are not ready for that big airline trip, and just have a few precious days to be alone. Bring your wedding party to the Woolverton Inn and enjoy the delicious gourmet breakfast, the bucolic surrounding and luxuriously country guest rooms. See why it is listed in 1000 Places to See Before You Die in the USA and Canada. The Woolverton Inn is located at 6 Woolverton Rd., Stockton, New Jersey 08559. For more information, call 609-397-0802 or visit www.woolvertoninn.com
Lambertville Station Restaurant & Inn
xceed expectations when you celebrate your wedding in an extraordinary place overlooking the scenic Delaware River. Our historic waterfront property is only an hour away from New York City and Philadelphia and has been an unforgettable wedding destination, now celebrating our 35th year. Our Riverside Ballroom offers floor-to-ceiling windows with gorgeous views of the Delaware River. An unforgettable outdoor space offers infinite possibilities for open air ceremonies and prereception cocktails at water's edge. Our indoor and outdoor wedding venues offer fairy tale settings for the wedding of your dreams. Come make memories as you savor local cuisine on the waterfront. Prepare to be charmed. Our professional event planners will tend to every detail from creative menus to accommodations. Included in our wedding packages is a honey-
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moon suite. Couples can truly indulge in our large, two room corner suite featuring lovely river views, a bar and entertainment area, double fireplace, marble bath with rain shower, soaking tub and a king-sized bed. The Lambertville Station Restaurant & Inn holds one wedding at a time, and is booking into 2022. There is a selection of packages to fit the coupleâ€™s tastes and budget. A wedding in the Riverside Ballroom will include a five-hour deluxe open bar, cocktail hour hors dâ€™oeuvres, champagne toast, custom wedding cake, 4 course menu and a honeymoon suite, to name a few things. For more information on having your wedding at The Lambertville Station Restaurant & Inn, call 609-397-8300. Located at 11 Bridge Street in Lambertville, NJ. You can visit us at www.lambertvillestation.com, like us on Facebook or follow us on Instagram.
ast the brick and tree-lined drive, situated on 10 acres of beautiful grounds with winding pathways, stands Aldie Mansion, a historic wedding and event venue in Doylestown, PA. While its period charm adds to the ambiance of any special event, this updated mansion offers the space and amenities of a more contemporary venue. A hand-carved staircase, ornately decorated ceilings, grand fireplaces and a two-story bank of leaded glass windows in Aldie Mansion’s Great Hall encourage your guests to take a step back in time. Aldie Mansion, built in 1927, is reminiscent of the luxurious style of the Roaring Twenties. The original oak-paneled Library and Great Hall are ideal for smaller gatherings. The 2,400 squarefoot Ballroom provides a flexible open space that easily accommodates many décor styles and can seat up to 220 guests with dancing. Aldie Mansion can serve
as an all-in-one location with a variety of romantic on-site ceremony locations and numerous photography backdrops. From a gourmet four-course seated dinner to a casual grazing bar reception, the Jeffrey A. Miller Catering chefs at Aldie Mansion use only the highest-quality ingredients and “from scratch” cooking techniques. The result is a culinary experience that can best be described as simply elegant. It’s the perfect complement to Aldie’s incomparable setting. Contact Jeffrey A. Miller Catering for details: 215-348-3509 Visit HeritageConservancy.org to see photo galleries of Aldie Mansion. A wedding that gives back! The rental of Aldie Mansion for your special day benefits Heritage Conservancy’s mission to preserve and protect our natural and historic heritage, which protects open spaces and historic places like Aldie Mansion.
Sand Castle Winery
he grand castle of Sand Castle Winery is located 12 miles North of New Hope on River Road (Route 32) in Bucks County.Sand Castle’s unique vineyard location with tough rocky soils sits on a hillside high above the Delaware River valley. The exceptional location combines with Pennsylvania’s cool and sunny climate to produce wines that have been recognized for their quality worldwide. Sand Castle Winery offers a supreme experience for weddings and receptions of various sizes. Estate crafted wines satiate the palate and lush vineyards, magnificent sunsets and clear, starlit skies provide an unforgettable backdrop for your special day. Sand Castle Winery offers more than just a beautiful location to have your wedding. Selecting Sand Castle Winery for your special day means a unique and memorable experience unmatched by any other Pennsylvania venue. You’ll find exactly what you’re looking for to make your dream wedding a reality. The royal tasting room is decorated to complement the royalty of the castle. Rich burgundy hues, magnificent tapestries, and an exquisite marble bar lend to the beauty of the room for you and your guests. The maximum capacity for this space is 120 people. Our classic art gallery offers impeccable views of the vineyard, Delaware River, and lush rolling hills of Bucks County. The art gallery features beautiful pieces from a carefully selected combination of local and international artists. The maximum capacity for this space is 115 people. Our garden pavilion consists of a romantic tent that offers the appeal of an al fresco event in the vineyard. Guests can enjoy the beautiful sights of the vineyard while protected from
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the outdoor elements. Rental of the garden pavilion includes the tasting room, sidewalls, lighting package, white padded wedding chairs, 60 round tables, dance floor, handcrafted bar, and separate catering area. The maximum capacity for this space is 225 people. Sand Castle Winery is located 12 miles North of New Hope on River Road (Route 32) in Bucks County at 755 River Road, Erwinna, PA 18920. Please contact our event coordinator at erin@sand castlewinery.com for more information.
Embellishments Embellishments Customize The Perfect Ring
othing represents the uniqueness of your love quite like a ring that you design. Create your ideal ring and Hamilton Jewelers expert artisans will craft it just for you. Hamilton Jewelers is synonymous with inventive, expertly crafted, custom-made jewelry. The meticulous development will allow you to watch your creation come to life from the design and model making to the finishing, where your vision becomes reality. The process begins with your idea and inspiration. Our jeweler will sketch some concepts with you, and from there you can then customize your specific requirements. Hamilton’s artists will then produce a computerized rendering of your design, allowing you to view your creation right on your computer screen. At this stage, you can easily visualize what the finished product will look like and can make any changes you wish to see in its final form. After the rendering meets your approval, our jeweler will make a wax model of your design. From here, you will be able to see it, handle it and try it on. If there are no other adjustments to be made, the wax model goes back to our jewelers shop and within a short time, we create your one-of-a-kind ring. Another option is to use our “Ringbuilder” platform that has some popular styles shown that you can then customize by center stone, metal type, and many more options. Now you can try on dozens of bridal ring style options from your
phone. Simply download our app, take a photo, and browse our bridal collection. Download on google play DOWNLOAD NOW! You can easily see what you love, make an appointment to view in person, post on social media, send a 'hint' to someone, or just save the image. Special features include color drawing and captions to customize your perfect shot. You can download our app,“Put a Ring on It” in the App store. Visit our Ringbuilder site here: https://www.hamiltonjewel ers.com/pages/Ring-Builder-and-Diamond-Search.html Our artisans would be delighted to assist you in creating a truly special and distinctive item that you will be proud of for years to come. To schedule an appointment, please call 1-800-5-HAMILTON or inquire to guestservices@hmiltonjewel ers.com. Hamilton Jewelers employs highly trained professionals in the field of fine jewelry, diamonds, and gemstones. Their certified managers include Accredited Jewelry Professionals from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), Graduate Diamond and Diamond Grading Specialists, Graduate Gemologists and Colored Stone Specialists. We are proud to employ Master Jewelers, GIA Counter Sketchers, and various other professionals to provide skilled and expert service to you. Hamilton Jewelers are located at 92 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ; 609-683-4200; www.hamiltonjewelers.com.
Wedding Directory 15 Lansdowne Catering, 29 Race St, Frenchtown, NJ 609-212-0777; www.15landsdowne.com. At 15 Lansdowne Catering we believe incredible food & memorable events should never be the exception. From Philadelphia & New Jersey to Hawaii & Europe, 15 Landsdowne Catering has created inspired, memorable, one-of-a-kind events, showcasing flawless service, unparalleled execution, and world-class hospitality. Whether you are planning a feast by the ocean or a nonprofit gala, an intimate dinner party at your home, or a once-ina-lifetime wedding, your event, down to the seemingly tiniest detail, should be extraordinary. 1740 House, 3690 River Road, Lumberville, PA; 215-766-5661; www.1740house.com. The 1740 House is directly across from Bull’s Island Recreation Area, which is connected by one of the Delaware River’s only pedestrian-only bridges. The 1740 House hosts a variety of events, including small weddings, rehearsal dinners, corporate meetings, and much more. Beautiful atmosphere, scenery, comfort, and award-wining cuisine along the Delaware River.
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Aldie Mansion—Jeffrey A. Miller Catering, 85 Old Dublin Pike, Doylestown, PA; 215-348-3509; www.heritageconservancy.org. From a gourmet four-course seated dinner to a casual grazing bar reception, the Jeffrey A. Miller Catering chefs at Aldie Mansion use only the highest-quality ingredients and “from scratch” cooking techniques. The result is a culinary experience that can best be described as simply elegant. It’s the perfect complement to Aldie’s incomparable setting. Andy Prescott, 215-896-6979; www.andyprescott.com. Andy is a pianist, singer, and entertainer. He does private parites and weddings. Andy also entertains on Monday nights at Bowman’s Tavern, New Hope, PA. and every Wednesday at Whitemarsh Valley Inn. He also can be seen on most Saturday nights at The Hub Pub in Pipersville, PA. Bob Eagan Entertainment, New Hope, PA 215-794-7716; www.bobeganentertainment.com. With decades as a leading entertainment provider, BEE gained respect from local establishments and the clients they serve.
Embellishments Embellishments Looking Your Best For That Day he big day is coming and you and your groom want to look your very best when you say your vows in front of your family and friends. Before the day arrives, you and the groom make appointments for hair stylists, spend time with a wedding planner and search for the perfect venue while looking for dresses and tuxedos. And now many brides-to-be and their grooms are going the extra mile and are making appointments with cosmetic surgeons and medical spas. Buinewicz Cosmetic Surgery & MedSpa offers a full range of cosmetic procedures to enhance your appearance for the most important day of your life, many of which are minimally invasive. Dr. Brian Buinewicz brings over 25 years of plastic surgery to his plastic surgery practice. He believes in recognizing the uniqueness of each individual and making each person feel special. Developing friendships with patients and learning about their careers and families is a key part of his philosophy. He performs a variety of cosmetic procedures, including facelifts, brow lifts, midface lifts, lateral brow lifts, blepharoplasty, neck lifts, and breast reductions. Dr. Anna Buinewicz has been practicing medicine for 25 years. Her professional pride is based on caring for the whole person with the focus on wellness and preventative medicine as the avenue to achieve â€œthe best possible you.â€? She touches upon nutrition, physical fitness as well as behavioral wellness in her goals. She currently performs a variety of cosmetic medical procedures including skin care (injectables, treatments and product recommendations), laser hair removal, laser skin rejuvenation, Tempsure (skin
tightening), Zimmer Z wave (cellulite reduction) and Mirapeel (microdermabrasion with infusion treatments). Buinewicz Cosmetic Surgery & MedSpa is complete with a full service onsite medical spa. It is a comfortable and welcoming practice where patients can choose from a broad spectrum of minimally invasive procedures. The state-of-the-art medspa has three distinct areas: a comfortable waiting area, a spa wing that has numerous relaxing procedure rooms for medical skin care and spa services, and a surgical wing with advanced medical equipment that allows Dr. Buinewicz and his staff to perform surgical procedures in a comfortable, stress-free environment. Brides, grooms and families can spruce up by going together in parties or separately. In fact, a groomsmen party at the Medspa is becoming very popular and is an opportunity for the groom and groomsmen to have fun and improve their appearance. All the treatments are given by highly trained aestheticians at the Medspa, who are well versed in skin care, peels, dermablading, dermaplaning and permanent makeup.Dr. Brian Buinewicz and Dr. Anna Buinewicz offer full service cosmetic surgery and MedSpa services at two convenient locations. The Doylestown location for Buinewicz Cosmetic Surgery & MedSpa is at 3655 Route 202 Suite 225, Doylestown, PA; 215-647-9668. The Flemington location is at 200 Route 31, Suite 206, Flemington, NJ; 908-968-3529. For information about all our procedures, visit www.buinewiczplasticsurgery.com. At Buinewicz Cosmetic Surgery & MedSpa a careful and attentive staff will look after your every need, and the soothing atmosphere will help you relax and enjoy the experience of true self-improvement. Contact us today to set up your consultation.
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Embellishments Embellishments Vibrant Energetic DJs an Glatts is the owner of First Class Entertainment LLC. He has been in business for over two decades and is known for having the ability to energize any crowd. His DJs all possess a vibrancy and energy that immediately capture any audience’s attention. Dan is deeply aware that people always remember the DJ! Were they on time, how did everything look and sound, were they able to create an awesome energetic vibe to the party? The DJ will “make or break” the party. Dan says, “Planning a party is a tedious process; be it a wedding, corporate event, prom or other type of function. Being able to meet and talk with your entertainer is essential to making you confident that you have made the right decision.” When you hire First Class Entertainment, you have the opportunity to meet and talk to the individual supplying that service. FCE specializes in weddings, proms, and corporate events. For more information, call Dan Glatts at First Class Entertainment LLC at 610-2826060 or visit www.fcedj.com.
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BEE boasts a large variety of entertainers for any occasion parties, weddings, Bar & Bat Mitzvahs, corporate, holiday parties and more! GK Entertainment, DJ Gerry Kelly, servicing the Delaware Valley. 610-608-5216.Professional DJ service, Event Lighting.Music for all occasions. Plan your wedding today. FX Dougherty Home & Gift, 64 S. Main Street, Doylestown, PA 18901; 215-345-7541; www.fxdougherty.com. Specializing in quality brands of tableware, bridal registry and home accessories. Family owned for 37 years currently by two sisters who have a passionate about quality tableware. Hamilton Jewelers,92 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542; 609-683-4200; www.hamiltonjewelers.com. Founded in New Jersey in 1912, Hamilton has been offering clients the finest quality, value, and design for over 100 years. With a heritage of excellence and family ownership, Hamilton is proud to serve generations of guests with an outstanding experience with each and every visit. Heart of the Home, 28 S. Main Street, New Hope, PA 18938; 215-862-1880; www.heartofthehome.com. A wide selection of gifts and one-of-a-kind items including jewelry, pottery, perfume, home décor, kitchen and bath items, and more.
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HollyHedge Estate, 6987 Upper York Road, New Hope, PA 18938; 215-862-3136; www.hollyhedge.com HollyHedge Estate is one of Bucks County's premiere wedding destinations. Whether you want an intimate wedding or the grandest of affairs, our skilled staff is eager to help you create an event for all to remember. If you are looking for the fairytale wedding, look no further. Hotel DuVillage, 2535 River Road, New Hope. PA 18938; 215-683-3586;www.landmarkvenues.com. Luxurious, sophisticated, and exclusive. A French Chateau nestled on 12 acres in the Heart of Bucks County. With two distinct event spaces and our boutique hotel, the natural elegance transforms your wedding into a lavish weekend getaway. This meticulously restored estate is surrounded by lush greenery and gardens, a hidden treasure for any couple wanting an exclusive estate wedding. Lounge in our poolside cabanas, make s’mores by our fire pits, serve up some tennis, light up in our cigar room, unwind in our game room; take advantage of everything Hotel du Village has to offer. Part of the Landmark collection. James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA; 215-866-8504; www.michenermuseum.org. James A. Michener Art Museum and Catering By Design offer a jewel of a ballroom for up to 180 guests set amidst sculpture
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Rose Bank Winery, 258 Durham Rd., Newtown, PA; 215-860-5899; www.rosebankwinery.com. Rose Bank Winery is the perfect place to host your wedding, party, reunion, meeting, shower, or any special event. It’s true Bucks County setting with attractive woods, beams and fieldstone. We have three beautiful and unique party venues: The Rose Ballroom, The Buckman Barn and The Vinter’s Ballroom and Loft. We can accomodate from 50 to 250. The Reeds at Shelter Haven, Stone Harbor, NJ; 609-368-0100; www.reed stathelterhaven.com. he Reeds offers a diverse collection of customizable event spaces designed for Rehearsal Dinners, After-Parties, and PostWedding Brunches, establishing an allencompassing setting in which to embark on a lifetime of your own traditions and memories. Visit ReedsAtShelterHaven.com or call (609) 368-0100 for additional details, availability, and package inclusions. A Refined Hospitality Property. The River House, New Hope, PA; 215682-2022;www.riverhousenewhope.com. Dreamlike sophistication & romantic spirit set the tone for the minimalistic yet luxurious open-concept ballroom, complete with whimsical fixtures, flowing fabrics, and elegant custom wall coverings featuring embedded musical scores & love letters from the properties' renowned predecessor's, Chez Odette's past.
gardens on two sides. More than half of the space of this award winning modern and dramatic pavilion is glass enclosed and framed by an uplit stone wall. Dine on Catering By Design’s fabulous cuisine and dance the night away on your very special day. McCaffrey’s, Yardley, Newtown, Doylestown, Blue Bell, Princeton, and West Windsor. 1-800-717-7174; www.mccaffreys.com. 124
McCaffrey’s provides on-site, full-service catering for small, casual bridal showers to large, elegant weddings. We do it all: theme & menu planning, specialty chef serving stations, linens, tent & equipment rentals, serving staff and bartenders, coffee, tea & beverage service. Our talented chefs can create a custom menu and our bakers can make the cake especially for you with our fresh, high-quality ingredients.
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Woolverton Inn, 6 Woolverton Road, Stockton, NJ; 609-397-0802; www.woolvertoninn.com. We specialize in offering elegance and style not readily found today that allows family and friends to gather in a relaxed atmosphere for your wedding weekend. From initial planning to the wedding day to the departure of your last guest, The Woolverton will coordinate your event with our trusted catering and rental vendors and also provide you an on-site wedding assistant.
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Embellishments Embellishments Wedding Cakes cCaffrey’s bakeries can make just about any cake you deisre. If you see something in a magazine or eslewhere, just take a picture of it with your cell phone and bring it in. Trends are away from the traditional buttercream cakes and toward cakes with fondant molds and inedible decorations like rhinestones and jewels. A dedicated staff of bakers and decorators in the McCaffrey’s stores produce high quality custom baked goods for all occasions. McCaffrey’ supermarkets are located in Yardley, PA; 215-493-9619, Newtown, PA; 215-579-1310, New Hope, PA; 267-741-8001, Simply Fresh in Doylestown, PA; 215-3481000, Princeton, NJ; 609-683-1600 and West Windsor, NJ; 609-7993555 or visit www.mccaffreys.com.
Embellishments Baccarat Mille Nuits Flutissimo he striking color of the Baccarat Mille Nuits Flutissimo collection features a barely-perceptible optic effect gently diffusing light in nuanced ripples. Deep cut stripes decorate the foot of the glass, irradiating from the stem. An elegant diamond-cut center placed between the bowl and the top of the elongated stem is the hallmark of the Mille Nuits Flutissimo. Blend clear Baccarat Mille Nuits stems and tumblers with Mille Nuits Flutissimo for a new yet classic look. FX Dougherty has been authorized retailers of Baccarat Crystal, Baccarat Jewelry and Baccarat Lighting since 1976. FX Dougherty Home & Gift has been selling the best brands in dinnerware and tabletop accessories since 1976, first to our valued clients in our retail store in Doylestown, Pennsylvania and now to our growing client base coast to coast. Our focus is on fabulous selection of stylish tableware and quality brands from contemporary to traditional at reasonable prices with top notch personal customer service. FX Dougherty Home & Gift is located at 64 South Main Street, Doylestown, PA 18901; 215.345.7541; www.fxdougherty.com.
An Engagement Photo Session?
e asked, I answered. Now we need a photographer! The moment you said, â€œI do,â€? sets in motion a relationship that will last a life time. Finding a photographer now becomes essential. Most couples don't realize how important it is, and they miss out on the benefits of an engagement photo session. There are several reasons to have an engagement session. First, it presents a valuable opportunity to work with your wedding photographer. Getting comfortable in front of a lens will lead to memorable moments you will share for a lifetime. Secondly, you will want to share your engagement and announce to the world your wedding day. Great photos will tell your story better than words and demonstrate your love for one another. And finally, the benefits of an engagement session include having nice photos for saving-the-date cards, submitting a photo to the local paper and giving framed gifts to your family. An engagement photo session should be at the top of wedding to-do list. For information about a photo session, call Jess Graves Photography at 215-359-7701 or visit www.jessgravesphotography.com.
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