Jesse And Kaitlyn Reception 2011

Fancy Lemonade
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Fancy lemonade was served along with water and sparkling cider. Here, the cocktail-style glasses had been dipped in colored sugar just before being filled with strawberry flavored lemonade. The drink was very popular with the kids.


Jesse And Kaitlyn Reception 2011   •  Concord Community Center   •  Concord, California   •  (Date Photographed: 15:42:20 Sunday 5 June 2011)   •  (Date Published: Friday 17 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_5250
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Baby Pictures
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Baby pictures of the bride and groom were projected onto a large screen over the table at the head of the room for the bride, groom, maids of honor and best men.


Jesse And Kaitlyn Reception 2011   •  Concord Community Center   •  Concord, California   •  (Date Photographed: 16:22:59 Sunday 5 June 2011)   •  (Date Published: Friday 17 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_5283
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The Happy Couple
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Once seated at the center of the long table at the head of the room, the bride and groom posed for photographs.


Jesse And Kaitlyn Reception 2011   •  Concord Community Center   •  Concord, California   •  (Date Photographed: 16:23:39 Sunday 5 June 2011)   •  (Date Published: Friday 17 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_5289
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Dinner Was Served
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Once dinner was served, the bride and groom were first to be served. Here Jesse fills his plate with noodles in a white sauce, while Kaitlyn helps herself to fresh fruit.


Jesse And Kaitlyn Reception 2011   •  Concord Community Center   •  Concord, California   •  (Date Photographed: 16:37:10 Sunday 5 June 2011)   •  (Date Published: Friday 17 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_5299
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A Speech
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Here, the best man gave an after dinner speech honoring Jesse and Kaitlyn. When he was done, that radio mike was passed among the other guests so everyone who wanted could say something about the newly wedded couple.


Jesse And Kaitlyn Reception 2011   •  Concord Community Center   •  Concord, California   •  (Date Photographed: 17:22:11 Sunday 5 June 2011)   •  (Date Published: Friday 17 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_5305
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First Dance
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The lights dimmed and a single spotlight shined down as the couple had their first dance as man and wife.


Jesse And Kaitlyn Reception 2011   •  Concord Community Center   •  Concord, California   •  (Date Photographed: 17:32:47 Sunday 5 June 2011)   •  (Date Published: Friday 17 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_5318
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The Everyone Danced
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After the wedded couple danced, and after Kaitlyn danced with her father, and after Jesse danced with his mother, finally everyone danced.


Jesse And Kaitlyn Reception 2011   •  Concord Community Center   •  Concord, California   •  (Date Photographed: 17:44:50 Sunday 5 June 2011)   •  (Date Published: Friday 17 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_5330
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Another Photo Op
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Toward the end of the evening, the newlyweds approached the wedding cake and posed for photographs just before cutting it.


Jesse And Kaitlyn Reception 2011   •  Concord Community Center   •  Concord, California   •  (Date Photographed: 18:12:24 Sunday 5 June 2011)   •  (Date Published: Friday 17 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_5341
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Table Settings
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The individual tables at the reception were set with mirror and sugar crystals and manzanita as the center piece, goblets of water, champagne flutes for the sparkling cider, and candles.


Jesse And Kaitlyn Reception 2011   •  Concord Community Center   •  Concord, California   •  (Date Photographed: 18:03:17 Sunday 5 June 2011)   •  (Date Published: Friday 17 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_5334
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Cut The Cake
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The was four tiers tall with fresh pink roses set between the tiers and white frosting. Inside were two layers of vanilla and chocolate. Here the groom employed calm strength to cut the first piece.


Jesse And Kaitlyn Reception 2011   •  Concord Community Center   •  Concord, California   •  (Date Photographed: 18:19:54 Sunday 5 June 2011)   •  (Date Published: Friday 17 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_5347
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Kaitlyn Tossed The Bouquet
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After cake, all the unmarried women were asked to gather in the center of the room. Kaitlyn faced the long table and tossed her wedding bouquet overhead and backward toward the gathered unmarried women.


Jesse And Kaitlyn Reception 2011   •  Concord Community Center   •  Concord, California   •  (Date Photographed: 18:24:29 Sunday 5 June 2011)   •  (Date Published: Friday 17 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_5378
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The Bouquet Landed
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The group of unmarried woman reached higher the nearer they were to where the bouquet came down.


Jesse And Kaitlyn Reception 2011   •  Concord Community Center   •  Concord, California   •  (Date Photographed: 18:24:31 Sunday 5 June 2011)   •  (Date Published: Friday 17 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_5384
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