Even centuries ago, the timing of marriage was on the minds of poets playing with romantic verse and whom to marry. It remains a timeless question still today.
If varying economic issues facing those wanting to marry were not enough now, the swift and crushing arrival of a public health pandemic has cut its way into plans of couples.
In a testament to both tradition and life-long endurance for better or for worse, the old South Ferry Church in Narragansett offers couples a wedding venue that captures the essence of both perseverance and heritage for those getting married there.
There used to be one, maybe two, options for a couple’s wedding cake: the traditional layered cake or if you were feeling whimsical, you might delve into the world of cupcakes and cupcake towers. Now, in 2019, there are even more options for wedding desserts, including donut walls, dessert displays, donut hole kebabs and more!
Perhaps the most important ingredient to a strong, successful marriage is trust, and when Rebecca Bessette told her soon-to-be husband Doug Denomme that she had found the venue where she wanted to get married — The Quonset “O” Club in North Kingstown — he trusted her so much he didn’t even need to see it until they arrived on site for the rehearsal.
If you or a loved one is planning on tying the knot soon, you might want to stop by Camp Hoffman this month for a taste of rustic wedding bliss: Bridal Shows by Kelly will hold its fourth annual Rustic Bridal Show at Camp Hoffman in West Kingston on Sept. 29 from noon to 3 p.m.
The night before Kaci and Matt Potter walked down the aisle at the North Beach Clubhouse as husband and wife, they had a “Welcome Cruise” on one of Block Island Ferry’s high speed boats. As the pair cruised across the ocean with their friends and family, they could see a lightning storm was fast approaching them, but despite their nerves, it was never an issue and they managed to outrun the rain storm.
When Cara McLaughlin and Brandon Kenyon first began planning their wedding, one of the easiest decisions they made was choosing a location. South County, after all, is a place that’s been special to them for their entire lives.