Tekoa Country Club + Wistariahurst Museum >
Jackie + Joe had a beautiful summer wedding with their ceremony at the Wistariahurst Museum in Holyoke and their reception at Tekoa Country Club in Westfield.
They initially knew each other for six years while deployed in military service in Iraq, and remained in contact afterward. Joe was later stationed in Germany and Jackie in West Point and they became pen pals after he messaged her to say hi on Valentine’s Day. She was then transferred to Fort Hood where he was already stationed, and being in closer proximity they began dating. Some time later Joe proposed to Jackie while they were dancing on a cruise.
When their wedding day arrived she got ready at home while he did so at a rented cottage with a view of a lake. Joe then joined Jackie where they had their first look in their backyard, though not before riding on a miniature train with their son on tracks that went around their property.
From there we travelled to the Wistariahurst Museum for their ceremony in the venue’s Music Room, followed by family portraits outside and a few romantic portraits with just the two of them. We then took their limousine to Tekoa Country Club for their reception. The party was full of activity, from their first dance and wedding party dance, followed by Jackie dancing with her son and then parent dances. Their friends and her father gave heartfelt toasts to the couple, and after they cut two cakes we went out onto the grounds of the country club for some portraits of their wedding party and again of just the two of them.
Jackie + Joe added a few unique touches to their wedding day with bride and groom Mickey and Minnie hats, and Disney mouse ears in her bouquet. There were a number or rose gold details, including Jackie’s jewelry and many objects on display at their reception. They also had a harpist perform before their ceremony, and during the processional had her play, depending on whom was walking down the aisle, Stairway to Heaven, Princess Leia’s Theme, and The Godfather Theme, which was pretty awesome.
Jackie + Joe had additional help on their day from…
Ceremony Location : Wistariahurst Museum
Reception Location : Tekoa Country Club
Jackie’s + Bridesmaid’s Dresses; Joe’s + Groomsmen’s Suits : In White
DJ + Uplighting : Marx Entertainment
Ceremony Harpist : Rebecca Swett
Hair Stylist : Jade Salon
Makeup Artist : Becca So Luvly
Cake : Cerrato’s Pastry Shop
Florist : Flowers by Webster
Videographer : Diamond Photo & Video
Limousine : Royal Coach Limousines
Second Photographer : Christopher David
Lighting Assistant : Kat Kattler
Here are some photos from the day…