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1147 1st Street
Napa, CA
USA

Lovely Day Events is a boutique wedding planning company serving Jackson Hole, Wyoming and Napa + Sonoma, California. Founded by Lindsey Nickel, the company provides services for all wedding styles from elopements to galas. Lovely Day Events specializes in working with stylish, hands-on couples. Their friendly, professional and attentive planning approach enables couples to relax, have fun and enjoy the wedding day. Lovely Day Events is a winner in The Knot Best of Weddings since 2014 and has been published extensively, including Style Me Pretty, Brides, The Knot and CNN.com

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Vintage, Elegant, Artistic

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Maggie and AndyJuly 20, 2013

After my first phone call with Maggie and Andy, I knew this was going to be a fun wedding!! They had met miraculously on-line and fell instantly for each other. In the time since they met they hosted dinner parties, traveled the world, ate pounds and pounds of sushi and fine cheeses, and attended friends' beautiful weddings. With all this under their belt, it was time for them to throw a wedding of their own. They wanted a James Bond feel with a vintage, elegant, artistic flair. Could we make this happen in Jackson Hole...Of course!! Maggie and Andy specifically wanted lots of good music and especially good food (minus cake...they both hate cake). Maggie being an art teacher used her artistic talents to create fun, locally inspired welcome bags for all their guests and made cute horse shoe favors for all the guests at the reception. The week boasted of a welcome dinner at the Four Seasons, wedding party white water rafting trip, rehearsal dinner at the Kitchen, and reception at Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis. This wedding would not have been complete without a western inspired photo booth, exquisite wine, and tactical Oscar style spoofing of both their brother's during their toasts. After an amazing dinner, the DJ turned it up and the dancing began (props included) and it only stopped because they hit the venue curfew. I think they would have danced the night away had they been allowed!! Both bride and groom wanted to show their closest friends and family a good time in Jackson Hole and their goal was accomplished!!

Their elegant yet adventurous wedding week would not be complete without a dream escape and honeymoon in Santorini, the Amalfi Coast, and Venice.

Congratulations Maggie and Andy!! Best wishes and thank you for letting us help coordinate your amazing wedding!!

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Caterer: Bistro Catering Ceremony: St. John's Episcopal Church Reception: Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis Dessert: Persephone Bakery Florist: Gild the Lily  Too Hair/Make Up: Katie Kelly Officiant: Mary at St. John's Episcopal Church Photography: David Stubbs Photography Reception Music: Jackson Hole DJ Transportation: Alltrans Wedding Coordinator: Events, Etc.

Fun, Carefree, Classic, Jackson Hole Wedding

Lindsey Nickel

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Meredith and PatrickJune 29, 2013

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Meredith and Patrick blended classic wedding elegance with Jackson Hole rustic-chic. Let's back up, I first met Meredith when she did ad sales for the local newspaper. We saw each other around town and said hi, but never seemed to do more than just cross paths here and there. I always thought of her as one of those people I see around town and would like to be friends with. Meredith is probably one of the most cheerful, easy going and fun people in Jackson Hole. Fast-forward to October 2012 and ski fitness class. For those who have never attended this ski training class, it is like P.E. class for adults. I am by no means a hard core skier, but I do not care for my legs to burn after one run. So every fall I sign up for this adult-torture style P.E. class. Meredith and I, along with 50 other people in Jackson, signed up for this class. I am not sure other people talked about how many tacos would be consumed after class, or which wine we would drink to help our muscles recover, but we sure did. I digress, back to the wedding. It was at ski fitness that Meredith and I got to know each other. After our bonding over our sore quads at class, I was extra excited when she asked me to be her "day of" wedding coordinator. Meredith and Patrick's wedding was as fun, carefree, classic and Jackson Hole as Meredith is. Thank you again for including Events, Etc. in your wedding!

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Caterer: Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis Club Ceremony: St. John’s Episcopal Church Reception: Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis Club Dessert: Albertson's Florist: bride's sister and MD Nursery Hair: Champu Officiant: St. John’s Episcopal Church Photography: Treasures I Seek/Kathy Robertson Reception Music: Terri King Band Transportation: Limo Lounge and Alltrans Wedding Coordinator: Events, Etc.

Our rustic, colorful wedding client in Style Me Pretty

Lindsey Nickel

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We were so honored to be a part of this hand crafted, boldly colored, rustic wedding in Style Me Pretty today! We love working with small weddings, and this is why! Check out below for a peak. From Style me Pretty:

Question: What do you get when you cross a rustic setting with modern design, plus a mountain landscape that looks straight out of a postcard? The answer lies in this Wyoming destination wedding crafted at the hands of Events, Etc. It’s a super fresh take on a nature-driven affair with a slew of gorgeous details woven in along the way. Carrie Patterson made sure you didn’t miss a moment, and we pinky promise not to judge if you spend the entire day pinning away right here.

via Style Me Pretty - The Ultimate Wedding Blog.

See the complete post at Style Me Pretty.

Vendor Spotlight- Heather Erson Photography

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Photographer- Heather Erson Photography

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Heather Erson and Drew McElwee of Heather Erson Photography are a husband and wife team with a passion for photography, nature, art, love {and each other}. They enjoy everything about photography and seek to continually grow as artists, exploring new avenues that push their creativity to new levels. Being able to combine their creative visions with their clients personalities is why they love doing what they do. Heather and Drew are not just about great photography, they are about creating a great experience for the clients. They make efforts to create an environment that allows spontaneous and real moments to unfold, and then are there to capture it.   They are inspired by families, by relationships, by a longing glance, good lighting and amazing sunsets. Heather and Drew feel so lucky to be invited to each wedding they photograph. It’s a very personal moment and they never take that for granted.

Did you know? Heather Erson worked for photographer Annie Leibovitz and Drew McElwee won an underwater photography contest when he was only 14.

Heather Erson Jackson Hole Wedding Photography

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Learn more Heather Erson Photography Heather Erson, Owner Jackson, WY (307)690-6797 heather@heathererson.com www.heathererson.com http://heathererson.com/blog/

A Family Occasion

Lindsey Nickel

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Michelle and BillJune 29, 2012

Michell and Bill are quite possibly the photo next to the definition of handsome couple in the dictionary. From the second they arrived for their ceremony rehearsal all the vendors, staff at Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis and even myself kept commenting how handsome of a couple they are. They really are striking, the kind of classic and timeless beauty from a black and white movie.

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This was actually the second ceremony for the couple. In late April they got married in Florida with their closest friends (I think it was six people including themselves) in a picturesque beach ceremony. Then on June 29 they had a mountain ceremony with their closest friends and family, about 40 people plus the 16 children. It was truly a family occasion. There was a tent for the children by the pool so they could swim, play games, have their faces painted and enjoy the summer afternoon. The adults enjoyed cocktails and dinner on the covered deck at Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis with views of the Tetons. There was no dance floor. Instead there was live classical harp music playing in the background while everyone soaked up the unusually warm evening and crisp mountain air. The evening was more of a dinner party to celebrate with family and friends than a dance party.

View of the children's tent which had games and crafts.

The personal touch that really made this day special was the family portraits. Everyone was invited to have their portraits shot with the Tetons in the background. Then guests could go online at home to the photographer’s website to order their photos. A brilliant idea! Christmas card- done! Birthday portrait of grandchildren for Grandma- done!  Extended family portrait for hallway at home- done! A beautiful wedding day- done!

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Caterer: Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis Club Ceremony and Reception: Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis Club Dessert: Jackson Cake Company Florist: Gild the Lily Too Hair and Make Up: Shear Dimensions Officiant: Tom Jordan Photography: Swope's Mountain Photography Reception Music: Nina Munger Wedding Coordinator: Events, Etc.