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REHEARSALS & CEREMONIES & INCLEMENT WEATHER OPTIONS

CEREMONY & RECEPTION TIMELINES

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

6:00 PM Ceremony

Timeline Worksheet for Away Ceremony
when ceremony is not at Wellers


THURSDAYS
REHEARSALS

Friday weddings rehearse on Thursday @ 4 pm. (Friday weddings may come in on thursday 2 pm to 4 pm to set up room prior to rehearsal).

Saturday weddings rehearse on Thursday @ 6 pm. (The room is open 3 hours prior to ceremony to set up)

  • You are allotted one hour on Thursdays for rehearsals
  • 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 event


RAIN PLAN OPTIONS

CH DIAGRAM INDOOR CEREMONY   (when everything is inside room i.e. ceremony & dancing)

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 INDOOR CEREMONY

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.

 

HOSPITALITY HOUSE- 113 West McKay Saline, MI 48176

  • The door will be unlocked for you
  • Lower Level: Use lower back or front door. It's easier to use rear gate entrance when bringing stuff in and out
  • Upper Level: : use outside stairs at back of house to enter.
  • PARKING: 4 parking spaces in back; Street parking in front of house

  • Do not move furniture. There will be a fee to move furniture back if it requires heavy lifting.
  • No smoking inside house
  • The house will be locked after your allotted time so everything must go with you when you leav
  • No cooking inside or outside

CLOSING OF YOUR BANQUET ROOM
  • You have 45 minutes to 1 hour to remove all decorations after bar closing time
  • Label boxes with items to remove and assign people to help you at the end of the night.
  • Double check the envelope MAIL BOX provided before leaving.
  • If you need to return cake parts make sure you get them at the end of the night.

TELL YOUR VENDORS

  • Flower arrangements may not be assembled at Wellers i.e. must be delivered ready to go on tables
  • No cooler storage available for flowers, cakes or cupcakes
  • Do not leave flowers in rooms overnight or favors that have food or candy in them
  • Vendors may not drive on lawn for deliveries to ceremony site
  • No equipment may be left overnight.
  • Wellers will not be responsible for storage, damages or missing items left behind

 

RAISIN RIVER ROOM

Raisin River East Ceremony Seating Diagram

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


East Ceremony wedding pergola with chairs





Easat Ceremony Wedding Pergola

MUSIC FOR OUTDOOR CEREMONIES

Check with your DJ before you book them to see if they provide music and lapel microphones 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.

 

 



Raisin River Room ceremony wedding aisle with the urn rental

 

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

 

 


RR porch area

 

 

CARRIAGE HOUSE ROOM


Carriage House West Ceremony Seating Diagram

Gazebo Diagram

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