The Music Box Wedding of Adam & Rachel
This was a fun couple and a fun wedding! How can fun be avoided when the bride is a fan of Barbies! 🙂 We started out the day at the Cleveland Marriott being sent to the wrong room by the hotel staff which was quite funny! We introduced ourselves to the whole wedding party before realizing…this was a different wedding! Off we trotted to find Rachel and her bridesmaids! Thankfully, we found them and had a wonderful time. The emotions between Rachel and her sister were so tender. After getting ready Rachel had a first look with both of her parents. This was a first for us to see both dad and mom together seeing their daughter in her white dress for the first time.
The bridal party then hopped on the Cleveland icon Lolly the Trolley (which incidentally Beth and I used for our wedding too in 1998!) over to The Music Box Supper Club where Adam had his first look at his new bride outside the club overlooking the bustling Cuyahoga River. It was a gorgeous day as we captured photos and video of the couple around the west bank of the Flats.
The ceremony was a beautiful blend of Adam and Rachel’s backgrounds with a Christian minister guiding the first half of the ceremony and a Jewish rabbi leading the other half under a chuppah. Then it was time to head upstairs for the reception. One wall of the reception was entirely made of glass overlooking the Cuyahoga River with views of the fun east bank of the Flats. A very sweet moment was that instead of having a wedding cake, Rachel and Adam surprised her 93 year old grandfather with a birthday cake. Grandma, accompanied by her walker, jubilantly even cut a rug later! Flanked of course by a Barbie couple in a Barbie Corvette on the stage, Rachel and Adam danced, laughed, and Hava Nagila-ed the night away!
Many rich blessings to you and on your marriage, Adam and Rachel!