|Arriving at the Kerak Hall|
Had a great reception last night at the Shriner Kerak Hall, next to Channel 2 in Reno. It was my first time playing there and I arrived early and had to wait for the bartender to arrive to open the hall up. When we went in, he and his helper both exclaimed "Wow!" as Chrissie from Quality Event Design had really outdone herself. The room was transformed into a winter wonderland with draping, lighting and LED- lit centerpieces that glowed when we came in. She really thought of everything- snowflakes hanging from the ceiling, candles for the head table and white lights strung everywhere. The bartender said it was the best decorated event he'd ever worked there. I took a pic or two, but I am a way better DJ than I am a photographer, so the pix don't do the place justice. Spectacular.
The reception was attended by over 200 people and it was such a fun crowd. Chris & Liz arrived and went immediately into their first dance, "My Best Friend" by Tim McGraw. After a delicious Italian dinner some great toasts were made starting with the Best Man Josh, with an amazing toast by Chris' dad Gary, and ending up with Chris & Liz. Then the dancing started in earnest with some special dances and then open dancing. The Money Dance was very memorable and lots of people took advantage of some one-on-one time with the bride or groom. The Anniversary Dance was special as well, with the last couple on the dancefloor celebrating 46 years of marriage. I felt really honored to be a part of Liz & Chris' big day and their bridal party, family & friends made me feel so welcome- like I was a guest instead of a professional they had hired. Congrats Chris & Liz and also to Chrissie from Quality Event Design who really went above and beyond with all the details!
|Chris, Liz & Chrissie|