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Best Wedding Favours
This past year a couple made CDs of the their music and they put custom labels on the CD jacket with information about their wedding. These were awesome favours and a real keepsake.
Cheers,
Anchorage, Alaska 99518
Hire a photo booth company. Not only will your guest stay entertained and have fun, the photo strip personalized with your wedding details makes a great memento and it's a wedding favor sure to please everyone! Best luck on your wedding day and may there be many happy anniversaries ahead!!
We're planning a '90 years young' birthday party for my father-in-law in April of 2018. He lives in Cameron Park and we want something closer to Sacramento because many family and friends will be flying in for the party. We are looking at hotels, halls, and wineries. Any suggestions?
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Hi everyone!

I am looking for a location in Concord, NC for close surrounding areas to hold a Fundraiser Vendor Fair. We are looking at November on Saturday or Sunday. Preferably not the first weekend or Thanksgiving weekend. We will have a minimum of 30 vendors on site if not more. We are looking for a location willing to donate the space or give us a really great rate to rent the space. This event will be food free. The fundraiser is for the CURED Foundation. They raise money to fund research for Eosinophilic diseases. We have a lot of families in the area effected by these diseases that would benefit from research. Please contact me if you have a location willing to work with us or know of a venue that I can contact that is close by.

Thank you so much for your help!

Guest

9 days ago
Topic:
Venue
I am looking for a venue for a all white party
abbey2481999
abbey2481999
Posts: 1

9 days ago
Topic:
Book Launch Party
Where is a good place to throw a book launch party? There will be approximately 100 guests and I'd like to do heavy apps and a cash bar. I would like to be able to bring my own DJ if possible and am looking for an urban feel. Thanks!
info2492352
info2492352
Posts: 1

9 days ago
Topic:
Wedding Cakes
I have been asked many times why Wedding cakes seem so expensive. I have begun to understand the same basic theme; brides want a wedding cake tailored to their vision at supermarket prices. Harsh comment? Maybe. However; most brides do not look at the whole picture involved in making, "just a cake." Anyone can absolutely go to the grocery store bakery and order a wedding cake....if they want a single or two tiered, if they want one that has been made and frozen months before and pulled out the day before you need it, if they want just a plain cake with maybe one or two decorations on it, if they want a McDonald's like atmosphere..meaning drive through type orders. Wedding cakes are personal, they are a reflection of the brides vision for her cake or theme of the wedding. You can not get that from a supermarket store. Supermarkets are based on volume selling, not quality selling. Keep in mind that every bride should always have a tasting. You want to know that you are getting a quality cake. I always recommend no less than two tastings, for two reasons; you want to get an idea of who can bake what flavors and how they taste and you want to know if you can click with the baker and be able to contact them when you need to. There are many factors that go into making that special wedding cake the bride has been looking forward to and the biggest cost is time and labor. A simple cake, one tiered with a few flowers and cake topper is going to cost much less than a four tiered cake with multiple flowers, piping and different flavors for each tier. Remember, the baker has to make a living also or he/she would not be able to survive in business. The more intricate and detailed, the more expensive. It is customary to charge per slice, however; not all bakers follow tradition and there is nothing wrong with that. Wedding cakes can range anywhere from $300 to well over $1000! A happy medium and within competitive range is usually somewhere between $460-$750. There are bakers who will charge much, much less...but those bakers are only concerned with getting business and not the quality they put out. The old saying, you get what you pay for, holds true. Have a budget in mind when searching for a wedding cake, but be prepared to the possibility that you may go over that budget if you have you heart set on a particular cake design. Hope this helps answer this question.
chleb2491714
chleb2491714
Posts: 1

9 days ago
Topic:
Sweet Sixteen on a budget
Need some ideas for a Sweet Sixteen on a budget.Need an affordable but elegant hall in Katy area.
Have you lost your upcoming Celebration in South Florida due to the Hurricane?
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We can accomodate events from 20 to 250.
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Guest

12 days ago
Topic:
Baby's 1st Birthday!
Hello!

Looking for a venue place for my little boy's first birthday. Ideally would love to have a venue that has activities included.

Attendees: under 50
Hi all,

I'm looking for an intimate, quintessential New Orleans style courtyard for a private dinner, for my sister's 40th birthday in April 2018. It is a very small group, 15-20.

Suggestions??
The Club at Los Rios would love to assist you in planning your party!

Nancy Cooper
The Club at Los Rios
Events Coordinator
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events@theclubatlosrios.com
Congratulations! Perhaps you should consider having a Sweet Treat Table set up for your Wedding. The display adds an amazing touch of decor, since it will be coordinated with your theme/colors. Your guest will enjoy the display and are able to help them self to sweet treats to enjoy at the reception or take home. It's the perfect favor!
*Gifted Occakesions n Baskets
ChubbaNibbles wrote:
I am way ahead of myself right now as we are still a long way from walking down the isle but seeing as my first wedding was a disaster I want the second wedding (new groom) to be a hit.I would love to recieve ideas for cheap $10 each or less wedding favours.So if you have any ideas please share I am sure I am not the only person out there wanting a wedding on a budget thanks everyone and good luck with the upcoming weddings.



I would recommend a compilation DVD showing excerpts of funny moments and/or photos. The DVD should run no longer than 3 minutes in order to hold one's attention. I can add text, titles, music and special effects to enhance delivery. The DVD is attractively packaged, yet affordable. Contact me as I would love to provide this service for you. Each copy would only cost $10.00. The editing fee will vary based on the condition and length of the source footage- But still very much affordable!
We offer a unique service in that we help you capture precious moments from old media format such as VHS and 8mm tapes. We also scan photographs of any size to a DVD as well. We customize to your liking by adding text, titles, logos, music and special effects.

Call us today as we have state of the art equipment and our staff is courteous and friendly! We look forward to hearing from you soon! Call us or drop into our studio office located at 815 Main Street, St. Joseph, Michigan!
Front Street Cafe is a unique full service neighborhood Cafe open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. The Cafe offers residents of Fishtown and surrounding neighborhoods in Philadelphia a friendly atmosphere and fresh menu featuring farm-to-table, locally sourced and organic New American cuisine with international influences.


This unique space houses a coffee shop, fresh juice bar, European beer garden, outdoor terrace with garden seating, indoor & outdoor bars and private upstairs event spaces. We are currently working on our latest event space to open in October!


Our second floor can accommodate 60 seated or about 75 for a cocktail style reception. Our new event space to open in October will be able to accommodate about 50 seated. These spaces will be able to open up into each other creating one large event space upstairs to accommodate 100-125. The outdoor garden space can accommodate up to 80 seated guests or 120 with the bar. Flexible catering packages are available to fit any type of gathering.

Contact us today to start planning your next unforgettable event!
Hi My name is Anita. I'm looking to reserve the facility for a wedding on May 26, 2018. Please reply as soon as possible for availability @ 678)509-4756. Thank you
If you are looking to create the ultimate Halloween or Christmas party in your very own private nightclub for the evening, then you simply must check out Glow Event Centre and Party Lounge in Vaughan, Ontario.

Guest

20 days ago
Topic:
Rehearsal Dinner
I am looking for a cool venue for a rehearsal dinner. It is a large group (over 100) so we are thinking of doing pizza and wings. The church is Saint James Catholic Cathedral215 N Orange Ave.
Best advice l've ever received is look at that which annoys you, is it something you can tolerate for the rest of your life? Don't think you will change your spouse, you must be willing to love them as they are. lf you don't love that person heart, mind, body and soul, then keep seeking.
I need to find a lower-cost venue that can hold an influx of approximately 200-400 people for a Woman's Business Owner/Holiday Bazaar on 12/2/2017. I would like a location with a kitchen, if possible. I am open to areas within a 25 mile radius of Hershey, PA. Any ideas on places I can do an event like this?

Guest

24 days ago
Topic:
Wedding Venue for a Wedding for 50.
Hi. I am looking for a venue that is a bit romantic for an outdoor courtyard wedding in or near Cold Spring. We are planning on having a dinner served afterward. I have spoken with The Blue Heron but it appears they are booked for the day we are searching for. We are disappointed. My fiance has a lake place in Richmond but we are not real familiar with venues in this area, Paynesvile, ect. Thank you in advance for your help. BTW we also thought about the Pillar Inn but we would have to do all the set up, tear down and clean up. Not what we want to do on our honeymoon night.
Hello, I would like to have a 60th bday party at Tuscany hills on October 21, 2017... please contact me with info for rental and rates ashhicks09@yahoo.com

Guest

25 days ago
Topic:
WEDDING ON TIGHT BUDGET
Thanks so much, the duo venue was a great idea and was actually a cheaper option.
Hi Everyone,

This is a great time to arrange programs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

We offer FUN educational programs for businesses, schools, colleges, universities, conferences, conventions, and social events such as reunions, birthdays, etc, etc.

Let us know you found us on EvenTective!!!

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Education By Entertainment
DrRonShapiro
DrRonShapiro
Posts: 386

25 days ago
Topic:
Surprise 23rd birthday!
Hi stcjn2463486,

If you have a friend who lives in a condominium with a clubhouse see if they can rent it for you. It may be the perfect size and at a good price, too.

Ron
Dr.. Ronald G. Shapiro
Education by Entertainment
momen2394824
momen2394824
Posts: 2

25 days ago
Topic:
WEDDING ON TIGHT BUDGET
I'd suggest that you find a great duo space aka some place that will allow you to have the ceremony and reception. Since you're already legally married, not having a ceremony but sharing vows and allowing toasts at the reception is also an option.

The most affordable choice is to have a backyard wedding at a friend's or relative's place. That way you don't have to spend anything on the venue and can focus on decor, food, drinks, and entertainment. The more your family is willing to help the better.

I hope this helps some. For more ideas on how to save for your dream day visit our blog:

https://www.momentsandmemoriesevents.com/single-post/2017/08/13/10-Ways-to-Save-on-Your-Dream-Wedding
momen2394824
momen2394824
Posts: 2

25 days ago
Topic:
30th Birthday Party 60-75 people
Hi there!

I'd suggest you start looking at local hotels. There are quite a few that will allow you to book their space at an hourly rate. If that isn't within your budget try to find local union halls (often used for Bingo).
It's hard planning a wedding on a budget. That's why Jordan Mac Studios offers an intimate venue, with a premium feel. Our studio has an open floor layout, which allows you to decorate the room however you'd like. We also have a premium speaker system, which can save you money on a DJ! Our free wifi will allow you to play music from the internet without any hassle. We also have tables and chairs available for rent, to make your day extra special!
shelb2470268
shelb2470268
Posts: 1

27 days ago
Topic:
Wedding Venues, any suggestions
I have been trying to find a venue for my wedding which I am planing for next year either mid-August to early September or early October. So far it seems like the total attendants will be around 150. We want an outdoor venue with a shelter or a barn type wedding. Something not in the center of town. Any suggestions of places I could look into?

Guest

August 25, 2017
Topic:
retreat locations
Our company is interested in locating a place, maybe in Elizabethtown or Lancaster, that would be a good spot for a staff retreat. About 15 people, leaders of our staff who need a day and a half to team build, strategic plan, etc. So, need a room that would allow us to meet; have meals or refreshments and lodging. Any suggestions, not from the area. Thanks!

Guest

August 23, 2017
Topic:
Rent a Hall, Space or Room for Birthday Party!
Would like to rent space for a 50th b-day surprise party with ~30 people near 02474 zip code (Arlington Ma). Will bring food and drinks.
Thank you!
stcjn2463486
stcjn2463486
Posts: 1

August 23, 2017
Topic:
Surprise 23rd birthday!
I need a semi-cheap place to have a surprise party with about 50 people. I will bring decorations, food, drinks etc.
calli2463775
calli2463775
Posts: 1

August 22, 2017
Topic:
LGBT
Glo Party for LGBT community
Flowerknife wrote:
I had a ribbon printed with our names and wedding date on them. I tied them around a single long stemmed rose and laid them in a basket. My groom and I walk around the room and thank each person for coming and gave every woman one of the roses. It was a huge hit and gave us the opportunity to speak to everyone and thank them personally for coming.




what a wonderful idea.
Does anyone know of the property that used to be a event venue for weddings and private parties in Walnut Creek back in early 2000's? It was a large old home, lots of charm, on acreage, outside dance floor, library, kitchen with black and white tile? It was nestled in a residential area from what I recall.

Ring a bell to anyone? I cannot seem to find it now on the internet and it's been too many years to remember where to go.
kreat1307536
kreat1307536
Posts: 1

August 22, 2017
Topic:
Planner and Decorating Needs
Hi!


Mississippi southern area Kreative Dream Events is here to serve you! We offer planning and decorations for any event. Have any questions please do ask. we do offer discounts and deposits is required.
We are looking for recommendations for officiants that are non judgemental and that can marry us in late September 2017. Do you have any suggestions, please respond. Thank You!!!
My son's wedding was a destination wedding and they figured that guests did not want to have to lug much back home. My son is a musician so we had custom guitar picks made. The Bride and Groom made a donation to a scholarship fund to a summer music camp and created cards that explained the gift and they attached the guitar pick to the cards with glue dots. It was a big hit. The picks were very cheap. The guests appreciated that talented child would get to go to summer camp (I think they sponsored one child), and that they had a small token to take home to remember the wedding.

Guest

August 18, 2017
Topic:
Discount for Non-Profits
Does anyone know any meeting rooms that offer a discounted cost for use to non-profits?

Guest

August 17, 2017
Topic:
Family Reunion Venue ideas
Planning reunion for July 20-22, 2018. Looking for a venue for :

Friday Night Fish Fry
Saturday: Family BBQ
Sunday: Farwell Brunch
Looking for a venue to host your end of the year or Christmas party at? The Hard Rock Cafe is the venue you are looking for. Centrally located in the heart of Downtown Miami, Florida, we offer great indoor and outdoor space with private and sem-private rooms. Our venue can accomodate up to 500+ guests and have amazing things to offer! We will decorate and theme out your event and handle all the necessities. You can choose from buffet style or pre fixed menus and drink tickets or open bar. We are very flexible and will go above and beyond to rock out your event!

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Guest

August 17, 2017
Topic:
Prom
We are planning a middle school prom. Does anyone know a good place to host?

Guest

August 16, 2017
Topic:
Wedding REception
I need a reasonably priced hall that has the capacity to seat 300 comfortably, along with a lot of room left for dancing. Also, the hours should range from 6pm - 2am or 3am on a Saturday. This hall must be in the vicinity of Prince George's County and our budget is $4,000.00. My email address is marjorie.forleh@gmail.com. The wedding is slated for August 18, 2018.
Hi I am turning 27 and I want to through an pool party but can't find any good locations. Can you please help me in finding a good location and/or assist throughout the party.
jason1912233
jason1912233
Posts: 1

August 11, 2017
Topic:
Holiday Gathering
Barley's Brewing Company has the Underground. This is a great multi use space located in downtown Columbus. You can contact me at jason@barleysbrewing.com.

Cheers!
adriu2445714
adriu2445714
Posts: 1

August 9, 2017
Topic:
WEDDING ON TIGHT BUDGET
I recently am engaged and have no clue where to start. I want to have something between 75-100 people tops nothing big at all. My hunny and I went to the court house and just did it and we were happy that way, but I am the only girl and my grandparents who are like my parents want me to have a little something. They are 80 and god forbid anything happen I want to do something to have those memories. I am starting to save and have 2k so far, but I really don't want to go into debt and am lost on what to do. I live in Las Vegas, NV where everything is so expensive and over the top. PLEASE HELP upset
info2441748
info2441748
Posts: 1

August 9, 2017
Topic:
Celebration of life venue
The Yoga Garden Retreat would be a fabulous fit for this event. Please check us out and let us know if we can offer any more information.

Thank you Billie
Hello i am looking for space for about 80 ppl in Harrisburg pa to host 55th Bday Party. looking to have the event in November this year