Saturday, June 21, 2008

"Uniquely Elegant Attire" Grand Opening! 6-21-2008

"Victoria Gardens" located in Rancho Cucamonga, is the home of this lovely bridal boutique. The grand opening event was held outdoors on a extremely hot day, but participants enjoyed themselves in spite of the heat. (well over 100 degrees)

Laguna Canyon Winery 6-19-2008

Laguna Canyon Winery is a delightful hidden jewel, the only winery in OC. The Wyland Gallery next door is closed, but this lovely mural remains intact.
This was a corporate dinner, a wine-pairing with gourmet cuisine prepared by a real French Chef! A tent was erected in the parking lot, partitions were made of wine kegs!

Oak Hills Estate 6-7-2008

This wedding was held at a private estate in Oak Hills, a growing community at the top of the Cajon Pass. They erected a tent in the back yard, have a lovely home and large piece of property with a killer view.

Claremont Place-Assisted Care 7-8-2008

Claremont Place Assisted Living is an elegant retirement home for active seniors. I played harp for their Fathers Day Sunday Brunch.

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Wyndham Orange County

This lovely hotel offers a unique lakeside wedding site. Close the the hub-bub of South Coast Plaza, yet amazingly quiet and private. I have played my harp there for many years and occasionally continue to be referred by their staff.

Monte Carlo Night! June 6, 2008

Monte Carlo Night is the single yearly fund raiser for the Corona Chamber, of which I am a new member. Held at the lovely Eagle Glen Golf Club on the 6th of June, offered something for everybody. Tasting opportunities from many local restaurants, gambling tables galore fun , music (harp, a big jazz band and a Dee Jay)all conjured up a delightful event.

Crestmore Manor, Riverside

Crestmore Manor is another well kept secret! This is a former private estate, turned county park, beginning to do weddings and other special events. A scenic pond, lovely shade trees and a southern style mansion reminiscent of Gone With The Wind, all make this a lovely wedding venue.

Turnip Rose at Grand Newport Plaza

An office building during the week transfers to a fabulous wedding venue on weekends. Fantastic architecture and the best caterer in the area make this one of the best South Orange County venues in my opinion.

Heritage Park Santa Fe Springs

Lovely park settings, vintage buildings, lovely ground at a reasonable price make this a great option for brides on a budget.

Westridge Golf Club

Westridge Golf Club is located in the heart of Orange County. Lovely views and a gorgeous clubhouse offer a great option for brides searching for elegant surroundings.

The Inn at Churon Winery

The Inn at Churon Winery located in Temecula does weddings in a lovely park-like setting. A lovely tasting room gorgeous dining room, cozy rooms all add up to a great setting for weddings weekend get a ways.

Citrus Park, Riverside, Ca.

Citrus Park is located in Riverside and is a well kept secret. A lovely venue for Inland Empire brides, is now slated for closing. Too bad!

Edwards Mansion Redlands, Ca.

Edwards Mansion has been offering fantastic, reasonably price services to brides for many years. I have played there for well over 25 yeas. It has become even more lovely as time goes by.