Christmas at the Plaza

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The first time Bobby and Clare met, they fell head over heels for each other. They instantly became best friends. Through their many months together, they have traveled all the states to include California, Maine, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Florida. Because of the many adventures, it was not a surprise to Clare when Bobby planned a surprise trip to New York City as an early Christmas trip. 

Upon arriving in NYC, they did all the touristy things like touring Brooklyn, watching shows in Manhattan, and taking many walks. They were amazed by the city life. On a Friday evening, Bobby had made plans for the two to go see the famous Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center near the Plaza Hotel. Clare knew nothing about the evening plans other than to get dressed up for dinner reservations and be ready to visit the tree. 

That night soon became the best night of both of their lives. Bobby got down on one knee in front of the Christmas tree and asked Clare to be his wife. He had planned the entire trip for months, all centered around that perfect question and everything worked out perfectly!  It was definitely a huge life event that both of them will never forget!

A year later, they had their dream wedding at The Roundhouse in Beacon, NY. The Roundhouse was an incredible place to get married and we were thankful that Bobby and Clare invited Around Town Entertainment out to perform at the wedding in front of their friends and family. 

We fell in love with The Roundhouse the moment we stepped on site. The venue is visually stunning and industrial, with a gorgeous waterfall and scenic Mt. Beacon views. The stunning, popular event space is truly where old meets new. 

The day started out perfectly as a pianist from Around Town Entertainment played instrumentals of “Ave Maria” and “Canon in D” to begin the ceremony. The pianist ended with  “You are the Best Thing” Ray LaMontagne as the guests cheered and celebrated the bride and groom’s first kiss as a married couple.

After the ceremony, everyone headed outside to enjoy the beautiful night in September. Cocktail hour was a big hit as a jazz trio from Around Town Entertainment played a range of jazz selections as guests sipped on cocktails outside the legendary restored textile mill. The grounds were also breathtakingly stunning, so well-manicured, and the waterfall was the perfect backdrop for many photos!

The reception was held in a beautiful reception space with views of the waterfall outside. It had an enormous floor to ceiling windows and the most breathtaking view for guests as The Altitude Band from Around Town Entertainment took the stage. The wedding band played a cover of “You’re My Best Friend” Queen as the bride and groom made their grand entrance. They had their first dance to “Can’t Help Falling in Love” by Elvis Presley. The father and daughter then had an emotional dance to Rod Stewart’s “Forever Young.” The son and mother held their dance to “In My Life” The Beatles.

Guests could not stop complimenting on what an amazing performance it was! The wedding band then continued to play covers of Mumford and Sons, The Killers, Backstreet Boys, and many more to end a fabulous night!

We could not have asked for a better experience that The Roundhouse provided. The bride and groom couldn’t be happier! 

Congratulations Bobby and Clare!

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