Russian River Wedding, Guerneville, California

Tawny and Drew, finally on the blog! I had drinks with Tawny just recently and it reminded me that I never blogged this gorgeous wedding. (I had a new baby at the time, so client work takes priority. The blog, not so much.)

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Tawny and Drew had family fly in from allll over the country, and their goal was to throw a badass party in a uniquely Californian space. Guerneville meshed their appreciation of landscape, outdoor sports, and craft beer. In short, it was fucking awesome.

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We only had two locations on the timeline, Armstrong Woods and the Russian River Sportsman’s Lodge. We met up in the woods for their *magical* first look.

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Then off to the Russian River Sportsman Lodge. Not a typical wedding venue…a legit lodge! On stilts right next to the river. Complete with vintage member photos and trophy animals on the walls. It was the best cozy vibe.

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For the pre-ceremony cocktail hour, there were kegs of craft beer stuffed into every nook and cranny of the lodge deck. When everyone had a nice buzz, it’s was right to ceremony followed by (of course!) more beer, dinner, and dancing (with a little interruption for riverside portraits).

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I LOVE these two, and being a part of their Russian River destination wedding was a total gift.

 

 

Photography: Brittany at BKM Photography
Coordination: Lidia at Cotton & Oak
Venue: Russian River Sportsman Club
Entertainment: Jeremy of Love is in the Bay
Food Truck: Roli-Roti

Dessert: Village Bakery
Staffing: Party Staff
Transportation: Tour It LLC
Rentals: Party Tents & Events
Rentals: Encore