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We had the most wonderful, fun wedding this weekend! The bride and groom and all their friends and family were lovely and the weather was beautiful for both the ceremony and party afterwards. A good time was had by all!
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We’ve had several weddings and a vow renewal this fall at the Williams House ranging in size from two to eighty people. Most weddings are held on the front porch but in smaller groups we often use the rose garden, or beneath the 500 year old live oak in the back courtyard. Receptions are mostly in the back courtyard and are generally Deborah’s delicious food creations although a few of the larger weddings have used local restaurants or caterer’s. Byron performs many of the ceremonies since in Florida you need only be a notary to perform weddings. We enjoy the process for weddings from the first time meeting bride or bride and groom through the visits by family and friends and exploring how the Williams House can make a destination wedding fulfill the dreams of brides. Most weddings are coordinated by Deborah and the bride and groom generally need only plan for centerpieces, get a license, choose appropriate attire, and show up. We really enjoy taking the hassle out of the wedding process and letting the bride and groom enjoy their special day and their family and friends. A sampling of photos from recent weddings are attached.
Cinnamon, our resident cat at the Williams House loves outdoor weddings, especially those with food that includes shrimp or fish. Our May weddings provided food to his liking. We began May with Bayne and Kinsee who set a Williams House record with eight groomsman and bridesmaids in attendance. Byron performed the ceremony and Deborah provided all the food on a day that began with some showers but turned into a beautiful afternoon for a wedding. Amelia Island Carriages with Boomer pulling a beautiful white carriage delivered the bride to the ceremony on the front lawn of the Williams House to meet her groom. The reception followed in our beautiful flower lined courtyard underneath the shade of the old oak tree. Guest enjoyed a wonderful fare and wedding cake decorated with dark blue trim that matched bridesmaids and table center pieces.
Our next wedding was for Jennifer and Jeremy. They chose to be married by a friend in the Williams House rose garden with about thirty family and friends followed by a larger reception. The reception was catered by Kelley’s Courtyard Cafe, who’s owner is a friend of the bride and groom. The weather was again beautiful as was the bride.
Our final wedding couple for May was Mark and Kathryn from South Carolina. This was a “Just the Two of You” wedding that grew to a few family and friends. Byron performed the ceremony in the parlor followed by a champagne toast.
We have had two weddings recently at the Williams House with great weather for both. First were Damon and Janine who were married on the front porch, followed by Jeffrey andTammy who were married in the back courtyard. Both were small and intimate with Byron performing the ceremony and Deborah as official photographer and wedding coordinator. Spring is a great time to get married on Amelia Island with flowers of many varieties blooming and generally great temperatures and sunny skies ( it is Florida after all). We enjoyed both couples and feel priveleged to participate in their special day. We hope for much happiness and many years of enjoyment as they start life together.
After a rainy week on Amelia Island the skies cleared for Sable and Kevin to be married on a sunny and slightly cool Sunday afternoon just before the superbowl. About 50 guests enjoyed the ceremony and reception at the Williams House. Sable arrived on a horse drawn carriage pulled by “Boomer” and was escorted down the aisle to meet her groom. After the ceremony, officiated by Byron McCutchen, the bride and groom enjoyed a private moment on the carriage before joining their guests for the reception in our courtyard. Guests feasted on beef tenderloin served on rolls, an antipasta platter, mushrooms stuffed with sausage, bruschetta piled atop toasted croistini, and penne pasta with alfredo sauce all prepared by the Williams House while DJ Harmony played the bride and groom’s favorite music. After the champagne toast and wedding cake were served the dancing and fun began! Following the wedding, guests and friends adjourned to O’Kane’s Irish pub to watch the superbowl. Fortunately for them, they were Packers fans! Congratulations to Kevin and Sable on a beautiful and fun filled wedding at the Amelia Island Williams House bed and breakfast.