||Rise and shine, it’s your wedding day! Take a walk
through the lush family gardens and take in the
scent of lilacs, beach roses, salt water and pine and
the sound of the loons calling over the water.
||Enjoy a cup of coffee, freshly baked quiche, and
fruit with your family at the Farm House before
you freshen up.
||Your wedding vendor team arrives to begin
preparation at the Retreat House.
||Pampering time begins for you and your wedding
party with hair and make-up sessions with your
chosen provider in the Top Level Apartment Parlor
of the Retreat House. Ladies relax in your gift of
floral robes so appropriate for the season. Sit back
and enjoy the hours leading up to your ceremony
surrounding by the ones you love.
||Wedding party lunch delivered with fresh goat
cheese and strawberry salads & mimosas of course!
The groom’s party and family enjoy a casual lunch
on the barbecue lawn after enjoying some healthy
competition with a game of volley ball on the Recreation Lawn at the Farm.
||The groom’s party arrives at the Recreation Room
at Retreat House to work out those nerves with a
game of pool, poker, or watch the game on the TV.
Don’t forget those wedding rings! Bridal party gets
dressed and has pre-ceremony photos taken on the
balcony overlooking the estate.
||A brass band sets the mood as guests arrive by
trolley to mingle and enjoy strawberry lemonade,
mint iced tea, and cucumber water on the terrace.
||The ceremony bell rings out over the bay and
calls your guests to the ceremony location of
your choosing: the Gazebo with the promenade
lined with blooming lilacs and beach roses, the
Oceanfront Lawn or East Overlook Terrace. Rain
doubles your luck. Embrace the elements with
colorful rain boots.
||Congrats to the happy couple! Take your first
photos as husband and wife, with your wedding
party and family. Your guests will mix and
mingle while they enjoy cocktail hour with
delicious drinks and hors d’oeuvres on the
terrace, take a stroll on the bluff path, take in
the commanding view of the bay from our
signature Grand Daddy Adirondack chairs,
or play a rousing game of croquette on the
||Before the dinner reception begins, gather your
guests and snap some group photos on the cobblestone terrace. This is a beautiful record of the
guests who were able to join you for your big day
||Guests are ushered inside the beautiful Retreat
House Dining Room or the Sailcloth Tent for the
reception with tables set with all the details you
||Introductions of the family and wedding party
followed by speeches. Cheers to the happy couple!
||Dinner is served! Enjoy unique fare chosen by
you, provided by your wedding catering partner of
||Official cake cutting. Enjoy your first dance as a
married couple. It’s time to boogie!
||Cake and coffee are served.
||Catch the beautiful sunset with your new spouse
and photographer. We offer a variety of locations
to capture this splendid light of the setting sun
with Western views
||One last call from the bar
||Enjoy one last dance with your sweetie for
the perfect ending to a magical day!
||Guests move inside the Retreat House to await
their shuttle as vendors begin preparing for the
next day’s gathering.
||Bid the last of your guests farewell & retreat to
your beautiful suite with your new spouse to
reflect on this magical experience
||Vendor departure & lights out.