Karen and Joe Gorbach

Karen and Joe Gorbach

As the month of August begins in 2009, so do our August weddings. August is a popular month in spite of the warmer temperatures and the chance of monsoon rains.

Saturday, August 1st, Tlaquepaque hosted two weddings for two happy couples. In the intimate Tlaquepaque Chapel, Karen Weedfall and Joe Gorbach held their wedding ceremony in front of their family and friends. Karen Lynn, Sedona Wedding Planner, conducted the beautiful wedding ceremony for Karen and Joe. The bride wore an elegant A Line bridal gown which was so flattering.  Fitzhugh Jenkins magically performed guitar during the wedding ceremony. Lynn Bouwkamp was the professional photographer for this lovely wedding. Events by Showstoppers provided the beautiful flowers.

Jordan Fischetti - the Chapel Custodian

Jordan Fischetti - the Chapel Custodian

Floral provided by Events by Showstoppers

Floral provided by Events by Showstoppers

 The Sedona Trolley brought all of Karen and Joe’s wedding guests to Tlaquepaque and then transported everyone to the Enchantment Resort for their wedding reception.

On the Patio de las Campanas, Katherine Shanahan and Scott Clarke got married at the foot of the Tlaquepaque Bell Tower. Pastor Trev performed the ceremony and Dan Perry from Photos in Time was their photographer. Dan went to school with Katherine’s father Randy. Katherine walked down the aisle to lovely guitar music. Mountain High Flowers created a lovely floral arch for the cermony accompanied by candelabras provided by Red Rock Candle and Gift. Guests were given personalized fans with a variety of images of Katherine and Scott.

Personalized fans given to guests during the ceremony

Personalized fans given to guests during the ceremony

Wedding Ceremony in the Patio de las Campanas

Wedding Ceremony in the Patio de las Campanas

Following the ceremony, guests headed to the Calle Independencia for the wedding reception. Rosalie’s of Sedona has prepared a lovely setting for the reception as well as creating a delicious plated dinner. Bonnie Grant and her staff always do such a super job. Dustin with Arizona Bartenders served cocktails with a smile.

Dustin with Arizona Bartenders

Dustin with Arizona Bartenders

The Walkens Band entertained at the wedding reception performing great music throughout the evening. Vocalist/acoustic guitarist Tod Miller accompanied by Tony King, drummer and Jeff Owens on Bass. The guests danced up a storm and Katherine and Scott has a wonderful time.

The wedding reception set up and catered by Rosalie's of Sedona

The wedding reception set up and catered by Rosalie's of Sedona

Gift Table and Sign in Book with Personal Photos

Gift Table and Sign in Book with Personal Photos

The Amazing Cheese Station created by Rosalie's of Sedona

The Amazing Cheese Station created by Rosalie's of Sedona

The spectacular wedding cake was created by Donna Joy, Sedona Sweet Arts. Each sugar flower was hand made by Donna Joy and the colors matched the reception theme perfectly.

The beautiful wedding cake by Sedona Sweet Arts

The beautiful wedding cake by Sedona Sweet Arts

Lovely floral centerpiece created by Mountain High Flowers

Lovely floral centerpiece created by Mountain High Flowers

Thank you for choosing Tlaquepaque for your special wedding. We wish you much happiness.

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