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CEREMONIES & REHEARSALS

Ceremony Etiquette



West Ceremony taken on August 3, 2018

 

ON-SITE REHEARSALS are on THURSDAYS ONLY

  • You are allotted one hour on Thursdays for rehearsals
  • Friday weddings rehearse at 5 pm and Saturday weddings rehearse at 6 pm.
  • Wellers does not oversee Thursday rehearsals or Ceremonies.
  • Make sure you hire an officiant who will be at your rehearsal.
  • There are no rehearsal options for Fridays or Saturdays as there are weddings.
  • Rooms are not open during rehearsals.
  • There is a restroom open at the back of the Carriage House for use by both events
  • No food or alcoholic beverages may be brought in during rehearsals.

You need to BE PREPARED by filling out these two worksheets and make copies to give to everyone involved in your ceremony on Thursday:


2019 POSSIBLE TIMELINES

Wellers books the two ceremonies an hour apart. Check for available time for your particular date when you book
.

CARRIAGE HOUSE
RAISIN RIVER ROOM
4:00 PM ceremony 4:00 PM ceremony
4:30 PM Ceremony 4:30 PM Ceremony
5:00 PM Ceremony 5:00 PM Ceremony
5:30 PM Ceremony 5:30 PM Ceremony
6:00 PM Ceremony
6:30 PM Ceremony

2020 POSSIBLE TIMELINES

Wellers books the two ceremonies an hour apart. Check for available time for your particular date when you book
.

CARRIAGE HOUSE
RAISIN RIVER ROOM
5:00 PM Ceremony 4:00 PM ceremony
 6:00 PM Ceremony
  

 

RAISIN RIVER ROOM

East Ceremony Grounds

This 4 acres is available to clients
who rent the Raisin River Room

The pedestal urn/planters are available to rent.
You and your florist purchase and place floral baskets of your choice.


Easat Ceremony Wedding Pergola

 


OUTDOOR CEREMONY RAIN PLAN OPTIONS

Carriage House charges

1. If Wellers is given 24 hour notice prior to ceremony Wellers will set up 150 chairs in gazebo at no charge

2 If Wellers is given less than 4 hours prior to ceremony. Wellers will set up 24 chairs for family in and all other guests will stand for ceremony inside the gazebo.

Raisin River Room

1. Wellers will set up chairs up to 12 chairs on dance floor area for family to create an aisle. All other guests sit at their tables. No charge.

2. Wellers does not move or store floral arrangements, sound equipment etc. from outdoor ceremony to indoor ceremony. Please make arrangements as needed.



MUSIC FOR OUTDOOR CEREMONIES

Check with your DJ before you book them to see if they provide music for ceremonies.

There are electrical outlets provided at each ceremony site

Musicians and/or DJs must bring their own extension cords & dollies.

Delivery vehicles may not drive on the grounds.

 

 

There are hooks on the front top boards
of each pergola for hanging garlands or fabric.

 

INDOOR CEREMONY DIAGRAMS

Raisin River Room   or   Carriage House

CARRIAGE HOUSE ROOM

West Ceremony Grounds & Gazebo

This 6 acres is available to clients
who have rented the Carriage House.






Aerial view of west ceremony wedding aisle,
ceremony seating and ceremony structure/pergola


Carriage House West Ceremony grounds flowering Crabapple Trees May 5




West Ceremony Grounds in fall



CEREMONY RAIN PLAN FOR CARRIAGE HOUSE

Room Diagrams for Cold Weather

 

Full Moon ceremonies are available
on the west ceremony grounds