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Publisher

EDITORIAL

Editorial Team Lead Editors Graphic Designers Photographer

INTERACTIVE

Business Development Manager Business Development Associate Videographers Graphic Designer

ADVERTISING

Mike Dragosavich Brady Drake Josiah Kopp, Geneva Nodland, Grant Ayers Christy German Josiah Kopp

Nick Schommer Kellen Feeney Tommy Uhlir, Robert Whiteside Ben Buchanan

VP of Business Development

Paul Hoefer

Sales Representatives

Al Anderson

Paul@SpotlightMediaFargo.com Al@SpotlightMediaFargo.com

Zach Willis

Zachary@SpotlightMediaFargo.com

Client Relations Client Relations Manager Marketing Designer

ADMINISTRATION

VP of Human Resources Account Strategist

DISTRIBUTION

Delivery

clientrelations@spotlightmediafargo.com

Jenny Johnson Christy German

Colleen Dreyer Cassie Wiste

John Stuber

Spotlight Media Inc. 4609 33rd Ave S Suite #304 Fargo, ND 58104 or info@spotlightmediafargo.com ADVERTISING: 701-478-SPOT (7768)


Contents

‘I Do’


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Alyssa and Brittany

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Photos by Tomi Dawn Photo




Photos by Lily C. Brundin

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Photos by Lily C. Brundin

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GO WEDDING CHECKLIST

Wedding Checklist Planning a wedding is no simple task. Worry no more; we created a checklist just for you.

12 TO 14 Months Before Settle on a budget and decide who’s paying for what. Decide on the style, formality and size of your wedding. Select a date. (Keep in mind popular wedding dates, sporting events, etc.) Begin creating a guest list.

Book your baker and decide on cake designs or alternatives. Find a florist and finalize arrangements. Find a caterer, if none are available at your reception venue. Find a photographer or videographer and finalize contracts. Pick out bridesmaid dress(es) and notify your girls.

Decide if you want premarital counseling. Begin looking at wedding gowns for inspiration. Visit and book your ceremony and reception locations.

6 TO 9 Months Before

Finalize guest list. Send out save-the-date cards.

10 TO 12 Months Before Create a save-the-date guest list and gather addresses. Choose your wedding party. Settle on colors and themes with your fiancé. Make a bridal salon appointment and try on gowns. Order wedding gown and veil. Begin researching honeymoon locales. Book your DJ or band. 50 | 2021/2022 | FARGO MONTHLY WEDDING GUIDE

Begin registering for gifts. Visit a jeweler to pick out wedding bands for you and fiancé. Decide on wedding day transportation. Choose the officiant for the ceremony. Confirm that the bridesmaids have had their fittings. Pick out tuxes and notify the groomsmen. Reserve hotel rooms for out-of-town guests. Purchase wedding dress accessories. Schedule engagement photo session.


GO WEDDING CHECKLIST

Wedding Checklist 4 TO 5 Months Before Confirm that groomsmen have had their fittings. Pick out wedding invitations. Finalize catering menu. Confirm dates for bridal shower and bachelor/bachelorette parties. Reserve any rental equipment including chairs, tables, linens, etc.

1 TO 2 Months Before Design and order wedding programs. Get your marriage license. Test out hair and makeup styles with your stylist. Have your final gown fitting. Meet with your officiant and finalize ceremony plans. Write your vows. Purchase gifts for your groom, parents, in-laws and wedding party.

2 TO 3 Months Before 1 TO 4 Weeks Before Have your first bridal gown fitting. Bring your shoes so they can alter accordingly. Select wedding favors and order if necessary.

Prepare a must-have shot list for your photographer and/or videographer. Finalize playlist or set list for reception.

Notify family and friends who will be doing readings or singing at the ceremony.

Confirm all beauty appointments.

Book a rehearsal dinner spot.

Confirm final headcount.

Book makeup artist and hairstylist.

Give final numbers to all vendors.

Pick up your wedding attire.

Confirm wedding day transportation. Select music for the ceremony and dinner. Mail invitations at least eight weeks before the wedding day. The BIG DAY is FINALLY HERE! 51


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DOWNTOWN

YDBN

Experts

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Photographers

ELISABETH EDEN elisabetheden.com

EVAN ANDREW PHOTOGRAPHY evanandrew.co

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SOPHIE GRACE sophiegracephoto.com

TWO BIRDS PHOTOGRAPHY twobirds-photography.com

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KAITLIN ROSE PHOTOGRAPHY kaitlinrphotography.com

ABBY ANDERSON abbyanderson.com

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LILY BRUNDIN

AKRUPICH PHOTOGRAPHY

facebook.com/lilybrundinphotos

akrupichphotography.com

IVAN WOGNIN ivanamssanphoto.com

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BUSHEL & A PECK bushelapeck30.pixieset.com

K. RANAE PHOTOGRAPHY kranaephoto.com

ELSKA PHOTOGRAPHY

facebook.com/ElskaPhotography

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Directory AT T IR E

CA K ES & D ES S E RT S

CAT E R I N G / D R I NK S

F LOW E R S

ATTIRE Affairs by Brittany, Inc. affairsbybrittany.com 303 Broadway, Fargo 218-847-3788 Alan Evans Bridal alanevansbridal.com 512 Center Ave., Moorhead 218-236-8543 David’s Bridal davidsbridal.com 1500 13th Ave. E, West Fargo 701-281-4945 Formally Yours formallyyoursfargo.com 18 8th Street South, Ste. A, Fargo 701.639.2146

HAIR & NAILS

H E A LT H & W E L L N ES S

J EW EL ER S

Leeanne’s Bridal leeannesbridalnd.com 4340 13th Ave. S, Fargo 701-232-7433

P H OTOG RAP H ER S

TRAN SP ORTATI ON

Indulgence Baking Co. indulgencebakingco.com 3241 42nd St S, Fargo

V EN UES

V I DEOG RAP HERS

WED D ING PLANNERS, D ESIGN & RENTAL

Brew Bird brewbirdfargo.com 30 N University Drive, Fargo 701-205-0238

Men’s Wearhouse menswearhouse.com 4302 13th Ave. S, Fargo 701-282-4386

Mehl’s Gluten-Free Bakery & Flour Company mehlsglutenfreebakery.com 1404 33rd St S, Suite H, Fargo 701-205-4174

Catering by Concordia concordiacaters.com 901 8th St. S, Moorhead 218-299-4271

Tip Top Tux tttux.com 3902 13th Ave. S, Fargo 701-282-6248

Milk Made Catering milkmadecatering.com 1407 1st Ave N, Fargo 701-302-0440

Chef’s Table Catering chefstablefargo.com 670 4th Ave. N, Fargo 701-566-3473

Your Day by Nicole yourdaybynicole.com 102 Broadway N, Suite 103, Fargo 701-478-1970

Nichole’s Fine Pastry nicholesfinepastry.com 13 8th St. S, Fargo 701-232-6430

Garden Pavillion/ One on One Catering oneononecatering.biz 1421 7th Ave. N, Fargo 701-237-4666

CAKES/DESSERTS

Halberstadt’s - West Acres halberstadtsnd.com 3902 13th Ave. S, Fargo 701-277-0745

457cake 457cake.com 1407 1st Ave N, Fargo 701-552-2469

Halberstadt’s - Downtown Fargo halberstadtsonbroadway.com 102 Broadway, Fargo 701-364-9225

Buttercream Bliss Custom Cakes bakerias.com 1407 1st Ave N, Fargo 701-730-2833

Honeybee Bridal hbbridal.com 3402 13th Ave. S, Suite G, Fargo 701-205-9116

Classic Cakes & Catering 411 2nd Ave. S, Moorhead 701-367-9513

Kristen’s Bridal & Tuxedo kristensbridal.com 2650 32nd Ave. S, Grand Forks 701-775-0567

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Gigi’s Cupcakes gigiscupcakesusa.com 1650 45th St. S., #103, Fargo 701-364-2253

Nothing Bundt Cakes nothingbundtcakes.com 816 24th Ave E West Fargo 701-404-1999 Yeobo Sweet Shop yeobo.co 408 Broadway N, Fargo 701-388-1130

CATERING/DRINKS 701 Eateries 701eateries.com 701 N University Drive, Fargo 701-532-0734 Bottle Barn Liquors bottlebarnliquors.com 2515 University Drive South #7, Fargo 701-237-6340

Mezzaluna dinemezzaluna.com 309 Roberts St., Fargo 701-364-9479 Mosaic Foods mosaicfoods.net 315 Main Ave., Moorhead 701-373-7805 NDSU Dining Catering ndsu.edu/dining/catering 1415 14th St. N, Fargo 701-231-8122 Porter Creek Hardwood Grill portercreek.com 1555 44th St. S, Fargo 701-566-9500 Private Events Catering privateeventscatering.com 2621 Fairway Dr., Moorhead 218-287-9477

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