Last night I had the privilege to attend the Washingtonian Inaugural Ball held at the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum. It was an amazing night with more than 850 guests in attendance. It was great to hang out with fellow wedding professional and great friend Steve from the Edge Floral! As well as to see other wedding industry friends there to provide their services, including Potomac Point Winery, Ridgewells Catering, Rodney Bailey Photography, John Farr Lighting, and more! The delicious dinner included passed hors d’oeuvres, plentiful food stations, and delicious desserts! The night was complete with a full open bar and a fun and lively atmosphere with live music and a lot of dancing.
Huge thanks to Eleni, Rebecca and Katherine from Washingtonian for such a phenomenal event! Washingtonian online has a recap of tweets and photos from the night, here are a few of the fun pictures.
The VIP lounge (blast off) #starrynight @washingtonian http://pic.twitter.com/MBuS5ACR
CAROLJOYNT·16 HOURS AGO·
#DC knows how to roll out the #inaug2013 carpet!RT @washingtonian:The @airandspace looking especially nice #starrynight http://pic.twitter.com/VhorQQYl
WEDDINGROWCHARLOTTE·15 HOURS AGO
It’s a gorgeous setup at @airandspace for the @washingtonian #starrynight ball. http://pic.twitter.com/mjz92cYf
AFTER HOURS BLOG
Join Chris Laich Music Services for an intimate Bridal Show next Friday, January 25th from 6-8pm at the Balance Pilates and Yoga Studio in Bethesda. We join Bright Occasions Wedding Planing, Edge Floral, Spilled Milk Catering, Sweet Tea Photography and other fantastic local wedding vendors. Come mingle with the people who know how to make your celebration a memorable one!
Details: RSVP through Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/364572086973286/
Friday, January 25, 2013
6pm to 8pm
4719 ROSEDALE AVENUE
Mary and Nicholas were married October 27, 2012 at The Cathedral of St. Thomas More, Arlington, VA followed by a beautiful reception at the Westin, Alexandria, VA. Wedding DJ – Chris Laich Music Services, photography – Timmester Photography, wedding coordination by White Pumpkin.
The day started with getting ready at the hotel, Hair by Giselle and make-up by Pattie Martin. We love all of the thoughtful details put into their day; from the invitation to flowers by Flower Den. After the ceremony, guests enjoyed great food at the Westin, a lovely and delicious cake from Pastries by Randolph. And of course, great music!
Following the cocktail hour, guests were invited into the ballroom where the father of the bride gave a wonderful welcome speech. Toasts were provided by the Best Man and Maid of Honor. After dinner, Mary and Nicholas cut their wedding cake to “How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You,” by James Taylor. They then danced their first dance to “Hey, There, Everywhere” by The Beatles. Later on, everyone took to the dance floor, which kept moving all night!
Mary and Nicholas, October 27, 2012 at the Westin, Alexandria, VA, wedding DJ – Chris Laich Music Services, photography – Timmester Photography.
Thank you, Mary and Nicholas, for choosing Chris Laich Music Services to be part of your day, and the very best to you both!