Here at Around Town Entertainment, we see lots of different ways that true loves come to be; sometimes it’s their love of pizza, their mutual crushes on each other… and for Bonnie and Austin, it was their love of Taylor Swift! Their story begins simply, after graduating college – in the big city! They bonded over their mutual love of Taylor Swift, but remained friends… until they officially started dating in March of 2017. Through marathons, meeting T-Swizzle herself, and the pandemic, they stuck together. Cut to a short few years later… and they’re engaged!
Even though there was a little bit of rain (the tail end of Hurricane Ian), the weather eventually produced clear skies. And we got a perfect view of it at the Guilford Yacht Club! With the ceremony off site, the party arrived to the patio ready for some drinks! Our cocktail group, Pablo, Chris, and Thomas, had a wonderful time underscoring the post-ceremony conversation with smooth, jazzy tunes. By the end of the cocktail hour, the entire party was ready for some dancing and dining!
With cocktail hour at an end, the party took their seats. The ballroom was absolutely stunning, the room glittering, as the newlyweds entered the room to “This Will Be”, beautifully sung by our very own Carmen! Before everyone else got the chance to cut a rug, it was time for the first dance. In true Swiftie fashion, the two danced to “Lover”, crooned by Carmen, as Bonnie and Austin took their first turn as husband and wife! Of course, there wasn’t a single dry eye in the house! Before the stream of tears was through, however, it was time for the father/daughter dance! Bonnie and her father danced to “Isn’t She Lovely”, and that it truly was, especially when Brian sang it for us!
With tears sufficiently shed, the party needed a boost–and that meant it was time to party! As everyone made their way to the dance floor, the heat was truly turned up! There were plenty of highlights over the course of the night, but the highlights definitely included “Shout”, sung beautifully by Brian, Carmen’s incredible performance of “Harvest Moon”, and Brian’s stunning crooning on “Head Over Boots”!